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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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Magnetic fans, how do they work? Check out Corsair's new ML series

12/02/2016 - 15:58

Instead of using sleeve bearings, ball bearings or fluid dynamic bearings, the Corsair ML series relies on magnetic levitation to deal with the friction created by a spinning fan.  The fans are available in 120mm and 140mm sizes, with blue, red or...

DIY self driving car; what could possibly go wrong!

12/02/2016 - 14:59

George Hotz, aka [Geohot], created the program in an effort to create and sell a program to control self driving cars.  The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration took offence to this, citing the possibility of this endangering...

Shhh, no input lag, only Dream Machines' DM Pro S

12/01/2016 - 15:14

The Dream Machines DM1 PRO S gaming mouse uses a Pixart PMW 3360 optical sensor, not one commonly utilized in the market.  The DPI of the sensor can be toggled in set increments from 400 up to 12000, with the colour of the light under the logo...

T'is the season to write gift guides, tra la la la la ...

12/01/2016 - 14:24

Ryan has started cracking the whip but we haven't quite assembled our picks for the Christmas season so for now you can check out what the gang at The Tech Report has on offer.  As you might expect, the HTC Vive appears but you might not have...

You have MSI at your back if you buy their Aegis Ti gaming machine

11/30/2016 - 17:17

Depending on which model you order, the MSI Aegis Ti PC will have an i7-6700K or i5-6600K and a pair of either GTX 1080s or 1070s.  The model which shipped to TechPowerUp for testing sported a pair of M.2 Samsung 950 PROs and 32GB of DDR4-2400,...

Serious Sam VR, now with tag teaming NVIDIA cards

11/30/2016 - 15:31

Having already looked at AMD's performance with two RX 480's in a system, the recent patch which enables support for multiple NVIDIA GPUs have dragged [H]ard|OCP back into the game.  Lacking a pair of Titan X cards, they tested the...

Friends don't let friends perform unattended updates ... or Bitlocker be broken

11/30/2016 - 14:10

Is Bitlocker cramping your voyeuristic cravings and preventing you from snooping on your loved ones or strangers?  Assuming you do not instead seek medical help for your problem, all you need to do is wait for Windows to perform a version update and...

What exactly is QNAP's NASbook for?

11/29/2016 - 15:21

Network Attached Storage is nothing new, but a NASbook certainly is.  When you think of a NAS device you might picture a box with at least two network connections and limited controls on the device with a web based GUI.  QNAP have created...

A handcrafted and possibly artisinal CPU with a 15m die size

11/29/2016 - 13:23

The Megaprocessor is a working CPU which is blown up in size to allow you to walk into it to watch how data is physically processed with your own eyes.  There are 8,500 LED's in the core and another 2,048 for the memory which light up as data...

In Win's Classic 750W PSU is looking good, but how well does it perform?

11/28/2016 - 14:18

In Win are a venerable supplier of PSUs who slowly faded into the background as the PSU market has grown to include numerous manufacturers and resellers.  They are looking to get back into the minds of shoppers with their new Classic series,...