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Ken Addison
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Cincinnati, OH

Interested in PC Hardware, 3D Printing, Audio, Networking and much more!

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Office Network Upgrade Part 1: Infrastructure

10/17/2017 - 17:07

For longtime readers, it should come as no surprise the robustness of our internal network at the PC Perspective offices isn't necessarily our primary focus. We spend a lot of time here dealing with misbehaving hardware and software, so when...

A Peek Inside Lenovo's Yamato ThinkPad Testing Laboratory

10/10/2017 - 15:48

During Lenovo's recent ThinkPad 25th Anniversary Event in Yokohama, Japan, we were given an opportunity to learn a lot about the evolution of the ThinkPad brand over the years. One of the most significant sources of pride mentioned by the Lenovo...

Lenovo Announces Limited-Edition ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25

10/05/2017 - 08:30

It's official! After several years of teasing, Lenovo today has finally unveiled the "Retro ThinkPad." [inline:files/news/2017-10-05/02_THINKPAD_25_Hero_Front_facing_left.png] Coinciding with the exact 25th anniversary of the release of the...

Marseille mCable Gaming Edition - Remove Aliasing with an HDMI Cable!

09/26/2017 - 11:29

When we first saw product page for the Marseille mCable Gaming Edition, a wave of skepticism waved across the PC Perspective offices. Initially, an HDMI cable that claims to improve image quality while gaming sounds like the snake oil that "...

MSI GS63VR Gaming Notebook - Another Take on Max-Q

09/15/2017 - 12:07

Thanks goes out to CUK, Computer Upgrade King, for supplying the MSI GS63VR notebook for our testing and evaluation It's been a few weeks since we took a look at our first gaming notebook with NVIDIA's Max-Q design, the ASUS ROG...

NVIDIA WhisperMode Tested - Quieter Gaming for Notebooks

09/08/2017 - 10:19

One of the more significant downsides to modern gaming notebooks is noise. These devices normally have small fans that have to spin quickly to cool the high-performance components found inside. While the answer for loud gaming desktops might be a nice...

IFA 2017: Acer announces passively-cooled Switch 7 Black Edition

08/30/2017 - 12:19

Today at IFA 2017, Acer's keynote was full of new products arriving in the coming year. The most remarkable product of the bunch is their Switch 7 Black Edition 2-in-1. [inline:files/news/2017-08-30/switch7-be.jpg] While the Switch 7 Black Edition...

Battery Life and Pricing

08/30/2017 - 10:57

[inline:files/review/2017-08-30/battery_1.png] Battery life has always been a weak aspect of gaming notebooks. However, we were shocked to find the ASUS ROG Zephyrus only last for 2 hours in our Wi-Fi browsing battery test when we reviewed that device....

CPU and Storage Performance

08/30/2017 - 10:57

Just as we saw with the ASUS ROG Zephyrus notebook, the MSI GS63VR has an Intel i7-7700HQ processor. However, CPU performance in notebooks using the same processor can vary quite heavily due to thermal and design constraints for the given form factor....

Graphics Performance

08/30/2017 - 10:56

In these tests, we are comparing the GTX 1070 Max-Q equipped MSI GS63VR with the ASUS ROG Zephyus we recently reviewed, as well as a notebook with the traditional mobile GTX 1070, the ASUS G752VS.  We are using our Frame Rating testing methodology...