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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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What's so bright about the Genius Scorpion M8-610?

02/15/2017 - 16:00

The symmetrical design of the Genius Scorpion M8-610 will ensure comfort no matter what your chirality is, something that is seemingly more uncommon in gaming mice these days.  The Avago ADNS-9800 laser sensor can provide between 800 to 8200...

50GB of high resolution Fallout, finally a use for that 8GB of VRAM?

02/15/2017 - 14:33

[H]ard|OCP took a look into the effect on performance the gigantic high resolution texture pack has on system performance in their latest article.  For those who want the answer immediately, the largest amount of VRAM they saw utilized was a hair...

Vulkan is not extinct, in fact it might be about to erupt

02/15/2017 - 13:29

The open source API, Vulkan, just received a big birthday present from Intel as they added official support on their Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs under Windows 10.  We have seen adoption of this API from a number of game engine designers, Unreal...

Crucial expands their MX300 line of SSDs all the way up to 2TB

02/14/2017 - 18:51

Last June Al took a look at the Crucial MX300 750GB and its ability to switch its cache dynamically from TLC to SLC, helping Crucial improve how they implemented this feature along the way.  It proved to be a great value for the money; not the best...

Amazon Chimes in with a videoconferencing solution that is primed to take on the big players

02/14/2017 - 13:39

If there is one thing we are short on, it is incompatible videoconferencing applications to use and support.  Obviously this is why Amazon purchased Biba and has now leaped into the fray to provide Chime, a truly unique service which will transmit...

Anidees AI Crystal Tempered Glass Chassis, so shiny it is hard to photograph

02/13/2017 - 13:14

Much like HDR displays and VR, it can be hard to show what a tempered glass case looks like with just a few pictures but that is exactly what eTeknix set out to do in this review.  The case is quite large, e-ATX motherboards are supported and the...

Clearing storage newsblasts from cache

02/13/2017 - 12:59

The Register received more than a few tidbits of news from a wide array of storage companies, which they have condensed in this post.  Acronis have released new versions of their Backup suite and True Image, with the Backup suite now able to capture...

New graphics drivers? Fine, back to benchmarking.

02/09/2017 - 14:46

New graphics drivers are a boon to everyone who isn't a hardware reviewer, especially one who has just wrapped up benchmarking a new card the same day one is released.  To address this issue see what changes have been implemented by AMD and...

Have you ever noticed how popular June 21, 2006 is?

02/09/2017 - 13:51

Have you ever noticed how many drivers on your system are dated June 21st, 2006?  If not, pop open device manager and take a look at some of your devices which don't use a driver directly from the manufacturer.  Slashdot posted a link to...

A peek at The Bard’s Tale 4

02/08/2017 - 14:24

inXile have been very busy recently, doing a stellar job at resurrecting Wasteland into a new, modern RPG which is soon to see its third incarnation released.  The long anticipated Torment: Tides of Numenara arrives at the end of this month, the...