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Jeremy Hellstrom
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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.

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HyperX's Alloy FPS, available in a wide variety of your favourite flavours of Cherry

03/20/2017 - 15:55

If you are a gamer with a very specific definition of what a proper key switch is then check out HyperX's new Alloy.  You can choose between Cherry MX Blue, Brown, or Red switches, depending on your particular preference.  The design is not...

Is 240 Hertz SWIFT enough for you? The new ASUS ROG gaming monitor

03/20/2017 - 13:25

As we wait for connectivity and GPU horsepower to catch up to the new technology available in monitors, those who are upgrading face a choice.  If you want incredibly high refresh rates then you have to sacrifice resolution, whereas if 4K is your...

Hack a Day Prize kicks off today for those with creative spirits and skills

03/20/2017 - 12:38

The 2017 Hack A Day Prize kicks off today and for anyone thinking of joining, or who has a project they have started or are thinking of starting then you should sign up as there is a huge list of prizes.  In addition to the grand prizes are prizes...

A reasonable response about Ryzen, please do not check your sanity at the door

03/17/2017 - 15:48

Ars Technica asks the question that many reasonable people are also pondering, "Intel still beats Ryzen at games, but how much does it matter?".  We here at PCPer have seen the same sorts of responses which Ars has, there is a group of...

Microsoft is making friends again, no new Win 7/8 updates for new chips

03/17/2017 - 13:11

KB4012982 describes the error you will see if you attempt to update Windows 7 or 8.x on 7th generation Intel processors, AMD Bristol Ridge and newer or Qualcomm "8996" and more recent models.  Microsoft has implemented the hardware based...

Project X42; let's make the Kraken glow in the dark!

03/16/2017 - 14:58

It will ruin its stealth abilities, but then again a Kraken doesn't worry about such things.  [H]ard|OCP had a chance to test the new Kraken X42 from NZXT, with a pump they advertise as more efficient and with quieter operation than the previous...

The power of CUE: CORSAIR's New Tenkeyless K63 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

03/16/2017 - 13:30

Corsair have released a new mechanical keyboard for those aching for something new to type on.  The K63 has an MSRP of $80 and comes with Cherry MX Red switches to go with the red back lighting.  They chose to leave the numpad off of this model...

Industrial strength hacking

03/16/2017 - 12:51

The Register posted a cheerful article today, discussing the security of the other Internet of Things, which they have dubbed the Internet of Big Things.  Botnets formed out of compromised toasters, refrigerators and webcams is one thing; taking...

NVIDIA's GeForce 378.78; is this the DX12 driver you have been waiting for?

03/15/2017 - 15:59

AMD has been offering support for DX12 more effectively than NVIDIA in many titles; not enough to consistently surpass the higher end GTX cards but certainly showing improvements.  NVIDIA announce that their new driver, along with optimized support...


03/15/2017 - 15:25

The GTX 1080 Ti is appearing for sale, so far it is only the Founders Editions which are available so do be patient if you want a card with a third party cooling solution. 11GB of VRAM and a GPU with a base clock of 1480 MHz, Boost Clock of 1582 MHz...