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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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Corsair's 460X, the smaller sibling in the Crystal Series case family

11/21/2016 - 13:15

The Corsair Crystal Series 460X RGB is very similar to the 570X model which Sebastian just posted a review of, though there are some noticeable differences.  It is slightly smaller in all dimensions, at 440x220x464mm and the removable top is metal...

Love to argue on the internet? Why not leave your mark on the IoT!

11/21/2016 - 12:26

Hack a Day takes you on a bit of a trip through memory lane to demonstrate how current programmers can have a major influence on the standards that the Internet of Things will eventually adopt.  If you remember X.25's loss to TCP/IP thanks to...

Adata's Ultimate SU800, 3D Micron NAND and a Silicon Motion controller

11/18/2016 - 12:53

Adata's Ultimate SU800 512GB SSD is somewhat of a mixed bag, at $0.27/GB it is not exactly inexpensive nor does it take advantage of some of the SM2258 controllers advanced features, on the other hand it does use Micron's 3D NAND, offer a dynamic...

There is classy, and then there is Apple classy

11/18/2016 - 12:29

There are quite a few Apple iPhone 6 Plus owners who are having troubles with the multi-touch functionality, or even with serious screen flickering and today Apple announced what causes it.  They have decided that blaming their customers is the best...

Lightsaber beats Claymore, ECS' improved Z170 motherboard

11/17/2016 - 13:32

ECS have upgraded their lineup of Z170 motherboards with the LEE7 Z170-Lightsaber, using improved capacitors and offering some new features.  The back panel offers a pair of USB 3 ports which receive a steady 5V, perfect for a USB DAC as well as a...

Not a bad quarter to be a GPU vendor, though some fared better than others

11/17/2016 - 12:56

Compared to Q2 2016, total GPU shipments including discrete and integral chips in the mobile and desktop markets increased by 20%; good but not enough to recover to the volume we saw in Q3 2015.  Indivdually, total AMD sales increased by 15% and but...

The master cooler itself, the Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro series

11/16/2016 - 16:21

As the somewhat repetitive name suggests, the Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro series are all in one watercoolers for your CPU.  The MasterLiquid Pro 240 is a one inch thick 240mm rad with a pair of 120mm MasterFan Pro Air Balance fans,  the 280...

Please State Your Name; looking at performance in this short VR film

11/16/2016 - 13:33

VR offers a variety of new creative opportunities, not simply a new way to make games.  For instance StudioDisrupt has created a VR movie called Please State Your Name about a decapitated robot's head in a garbage dump.  While the movie has...

That's an expensive Linux install! Microsoft gives the Linux foundation $550,000

11/16/2016 - 12:34

Microsoft is obviously serious about its new found support of Linux, having just joined the Linux Foundation at the top tier of membership.  Already, we have seen the bash shell integrated with Windows 10, with familiar commands such as grep, sed,...

RX 480 versus the GTX 1060; who gets your $250?

11/15/2016 - 14:58

On one side of the ring is the RX 480, with 2304 Stream Processors, 32 ROPs and 144 Texture Units.  In the opposite corner, at 1280 CUDA Cores, 48 ROPs and 80 Texture Units is the GTX 1060.  The two cards retail for between $200 to $250...