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Real Name
Sebastian Peak
Title
Editor-in-Chief
Location
Kalamazoo, MI, USA
Bio

A PC hardware enthusiast, audio enthusiast, and smartphone-obsessed person from Michigan, USA, Sebastian started writing for PC Perspective in 2014. As an amateur photographer, he has found a way to combine a love of both computers and macro lenses. It is rumored that he has a collection of old, or "vintage", PCs and components that make him very happy.

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NVIDIA GeForce 418.91 WHQL Driver Enables DLSS in Battlefield V and Metro Exodus

02/13/2019 - 13:17

NVIDIA's GeForce 418.91 WHQL drivers have brought DLSS support to Battlefield V and both real-time ray tracing and DLSS to the upcoming Metro Exodus, which will be the first game to support the technologies from day one when it is...

HyperX Pulsefire Core Gaming Mouse Review

02/12/2019 - 14:59

We’ve previously looked at the top of the HyperX mouse line with our Pulsefire Surge RGB review, and the Core model we're checking out today sits at the entry level in the HyperX lineup, though it still offers full customization for...

AMD Radeon VII UEFI Update and Pro Driver Support

02/12/2019 - 12:17

After reports first surfaced regarding the lack of UEFI support from the new Radeon VII graphics card (with an ASRock BIOS update the first to address the issue), AMD has announced the release of a new BIOS update for AIB partners to add this UEFI GOP...

EVGA Nu Audio PCIe Sound Card Review: True Hi-Fi

02/11/2019 - 16:57

In the audio realm something pretty special happens when you have the right mix of source material, digital-to-analog conversion, amplification, and transducers (headphones or loudspeakers). And I am just talking about stereo, as 2-channel audio has the...

AMD Radeon VII Review: Supercharged Vega

02/07/2019 - 10:00

After a month-long wait following its announcement during the AMD keynote at CES, the Radeon VII is finally here. By now you probably know that this is the world’s first 7nm gaming GPU, and it is launching today at a price equal to NVIDIA’s...

Content Creation, Power and Temps, Final Thoughts

02/06/2019 - 16:14

Content Creation With 16GB of 1TB/s HBM2 memory at our disposal with the Radeon VII it makes sense to apply some of this beyond gaming and into areas where high levels of GPU compute can drastically speed up a workflow. [inline:files/review/2019-02-...

3840x2160 Game Benchmarks

02/06/2019 - 14:57

We begin the 4K (technically UHD, I know) game tests with Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation. Run again using DX12, and this time with the "standard" preset. As you will see it would serve us better to re-test all of these games with higher...

2560x1440 Synthetic and Game Benchmarks

02/06/2019 - 02:14

Synthetic Benchmarks

Intel's 28-Core Xeon W-3175X Processor Listed on Newegg

02/01/2019 - 17:37

In a move that would seem to contradict what we have heard about Intel's new 28-core Xeon W-3175X processor, Newegg currently has it listed as a standalone CPU part for $2977.99. The official announcement from Intel had only mentioned...

Scythe Katana 5 Review: Compact CPU Air Cooler for Under $30

02/01/2019 - 12:31

Scythe’s Katana 5 is a low-cost CPU air cooler that retails for less than $30, offers compatibility with Intel and AMD processors, and has a small footprint that won’t interfere with memory modules. Can this ultra-compact tower design and...