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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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A chat with Paradox on sequels and expansions

06/07/2017 - 13:21

Paradox is well named as it has a very different philosophy from the rest of the industry about how to treat games after they have been released.  It is becoming quite common for developers to already be working on a sequel to a game that they have...

Coming as a shock to no one, Wannacry can exploit Windows 10

06/07/2017 - 12:42

If you have an unpatched Windows installation you are vulnerable to the SMBv1 exploit, except perhaps if you are still on WinXP in which case your machine is more likely to crash than to start encrypting. Do yourself a favour and head to Microsoft to...

Run softly and carry a big Scythe

06/06/2017 - 12:39

Scythe's Mugen 5 has a bit of a list to one side, which is designed to give your RAM a little more breathing room and will fit on motherboards with very little clearance between the socket and the DIMMs.  At 890g and 130x110x154.5mm it is not...

Look inside this Ryzen powered system from FiercePC

06/05/2017 - 16:01

The branding you see at the top of eTeknix's review of this system may not match your preferences, unless you really loved Blood Dragon, however the components probably will.  The front and side panels of the case are tempered glass so you can...

A Hero has Ryzen; the new ASUS ROG Crosshair VI

06/05/2017 - 13:34

[H]ard|OCP have posted a review of ASUS new Ryzen board, the X370 ROG Crosshair VI Hero.  The board offers AMD users a lot of choices, three PCIe 3.0 16x slots and three PCIe 2.0 1x slots for daughter cards, eight SATA 6Gbps port as well as an M.2...

Honey, I shrunk the silicon

06/05/2017 - 12:41

Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography has been the hope for reducing process size below the current size but it had not been used to create a successful 5nm chip, until now.  IBM, Samsung and GLOBALFOUNDRIES have succeeded in producing a chip using IBM...

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces Strix X370-F Gaming and Strix B350-F Gaming

06/02/2017 - 18:20

ASUS just announced two new members of their Strix motherboard series for AMD's Ryzen, the Strix X370-F Gaming and Strix B350-F Gaming. [inline:files/news/2017-06-02/strix.png] The boards offer similar features, they support up to 64GB of DDR4-3200...

51 flavours of Radeon to choose from

06/02/2017 - 15:02

When Phoronix does a performance round up they do not mess around.  Their latest look at the performance of AMD cards on Linux stretches all the way back to the HD 2900XT and encompasses almost every single GPU released between that part and the RX...

Windows 10, the Snapdragon 835 and its X16 LTE buddy

06/02/2017 - 12:54

The Register has heard the names of the three vendors that Qualcomm will tap to produce Win10 machines running on their chips.  The winners are as expected, Lenovo, HP and ASUS will be licensed to sell these mysterious low powered and extremely...

Feel the QWERY typin' and BlackBerry shakin' ...

06/01/2017 - 15:34

Believe it or not the company formerly known as RIM is indeed stayin' alive.  The KeyOne is a new BlackBerry phone which sports the trademark physical QWERTY keyboard at the bottom, built by TCL Corporation with whom BlackBerry negotiated a deal...