Jeremy Hellstrom's picture

Personal information

Real Name
Jeremy Hellstrom
News Frog
Vancouver, BC

Call it, or PC Perspective I have been hanging out and then working for Ryan and the gang for years.  Apart from the front page you might find me on the BOINC Forums or possibly the Fraggin' Frogs if I have the time.

If you can't get enough of me on PC Perspective you can also find me here:


Member for
7 years 35 weeks

Recent Posts

Recent Posts

Just Cause it's new is no excuse Four this performance

12/10/2018 - 14:42

One of the best pieces of stress relief software* just got a major update, and TechSpot has discovered it may actually cause more stress than it relieves.  The focus of their article is on performance but before offering a hint at what to expect it...

Out on a branch, speculating about possible architectural flaws

12/10/2018 - 13:38

The discovery of yet another variant of Spectre vulnerability is not good news for already exhausted security experts or reporters, but there is something new in this story which offers a glimmer of hope.  A collaborative team of researchers from...

It's Crucial not to try two new things at once

12/07/2018 - 16:24

The Crucial P1 SSD marks two firsts for the company, their first NVMe drive as well as their first SSD using QLC flash. The drive differs from Samsung's QVO in that it uses Micron's 64-layer 3D QLC flash and an SM2263 controller but still uses...

Microsft heals some wounds as it moves to Open Source

12/07/2018 - 14:57

One of the big stories this week has been the rumour and confirmation of Microsoft's move to Chromium.  What we hadn't seen until this morning was what the competition thought about it, which we now know thanks to a link from Slashdot....

Let the bodies hit the floor; for some 4K gaming in the living room

12/06/2018 - 16:41

4K TV's aren't just for those couple of Netflix shows or YouTube videos you use to show off to your friends, they are also a viable replacement for a monitor.  If you pick the right one you not only get 4K resolutions but also HDR and after...

Nein, Zeneration 3 is best

12/06/2018 - 14:14

If the rumours The Inquirer are helping spread are true then AMD really does believe the third time's the charm.  The new series of Ryzen 3000 chips will use Zen 2 cores and will follow Intel's addition of a 9 series, though the quoted price...

Reactor Online, Sensors Online, Weapons Online, September 2019 release probable

12/05/2018 - 15:19

Mechwarrior 5 Mercenaries has launched ... a trailer and gameplay footage.  Rock, Paper, SHOTGUN have posted a recorded Twitch stream from Mech_Con showing not just gameplay but four person co-op gameplay, which is certainly new for the franchise....

"MESO have very exciting ferromagnetic personality", claims Intel

12/05/2018 - 14:20

Intel might have pulled one over on us, after all, assuming the last five years of effort designing a replacement for CMOS design bear fruit.  Their new magneto-electric spin-orbit design not only uses significantly less power than traditional...

Thermaltake's ToughPower Grand RGB 750W PSU adheres to a Gold standard

12/04/2018 - 20:29

Thermaltake continues to electrify your system with the Rs, Gs and Bs with their ToughPower Grand RGB 750W PSU.   The 160mm long PSU is compact for one with a 140mm HDB fan for cooling and capable of feeding your 12V line a full 750W @ 62.5A....

Chrome plated Windows? Microsoft is making like a magpie

12/04/2018 - 15:38

There are two very interesting rumours about Microsoft circulating the intertubes today, both involving Alphabet's Chrome products.  The most shocking is that they have finally internalized the fact that when people refer to Edge as "the...