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Real Name
Jeremy Hellstrom
Title
News Frog
Location
Vancouver, BC
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Call it K7M.com, AMDMB.com 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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Watch Dogs 2, in two parts

12/07/2016 - 15:04

[H]ard|OCP have spent a lot of with Watch Dogs 2 recently, enough to create three articles covering the game of which two are now published.  The first article focuses on performance at ultra settings and finding the highest playable settings that...

Intel just got some competition, Qualcomm's 10nm server chips will launch first

12/07/2016 - 13:25

The days when AMD and Intel were the two choices to build a server with are long gone.  The ARM architecture has been making serious inroads as various vendors have begun to offer various solutions utilizing ARM designs, up to and including AMD for...

Kingston in the data centre? The DC400 Enterprise SSD

12/06/2016 - 15:32

One does not usually think of Kingston when building out a server but perhaps the DC 400 series of SSDs might change that.  It uses 15nm MLC NAND and a pair of quad core Phison PS3110-S10 controllers, each with 256GB DDR3L-1600 of cache.  You...

Revisiting an old battleground with updated weapons; the RX 480 and GTX 1060 ride again

12/06/2016 - 13:30

It has been several months and more than a few driver releases since Hardware Canucks last reviewed the RX 480 and GTX 1060, as well as the arrival of more games with at least some DX12 support.  They decided to revisit the performance results of...

Fishing for performance improvements? A shallow dive into Intel's desktop Kaby Lake

12/06/2016 - 12:35

Ryan recently offered a sneak peek at Kaby Lake, which powered two HP Spectre laptops recently sent to PC Perspective for review.  [H]ard|OCP managed to acquire a desktop version of the i7-7700K along with a mysterious unreleased motherboard which...

The X99 Designaire EX, as expensive as the name implies

12/05/2016 - 15:02

Gigabyte's Designare EX is even more full of extras and add-ins than the non-EX model, featuring everything but an easily accessible CMOS battery.  Ten SATA ports, although only six are RAID capable, one U.2 and a pair of M.2 ports are available...

Are your Puma powered packets ponderous? A router update should be coming to fix your latency

12/05/2016 - 13:50

Intel's Puma 6 system on a chip is a popular choice in modem provided by ISPs across the western world and if you have recently upgraded your broadband modem you may have noticed an undesirable side effect.  There is an issue with the chip which...

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 comma.ai 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...