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Sebastian Peak
Kalamazoo, MI, USA

A PC hardware enthusiast, audio enthusiast, and smartphone-obsessed person from Michigan, USA, Sebastian started writing for PC Perspective in 2014. As an enthusiastic photographer, he has found a way to combine a love of both computers and macro lenses. He is on an endless quest to find the perfect computer case.

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Intel Unveils Next-Gen Sunny Cove CPU, Gen11 Graphics, and 3D Stacking Technology

12/12/2018 - 10:00

Intel’s Architecture Day was held yesterday and brought announcements of three new technologies. Intel shared details of a new 3D stacking technology for logic chips, a brand new CPU architecture for desktop and server, and some surprising...

Report: New AMD Trademark Shows Possible 7nm Vega Logo

12/10/2018 - 16:28

News of a new logo trademark from AMD is making the rounds, with spotting the image via Twitter user "BoMbY". Time to speculate! [inline:files/news/2018-12-10/Vega_II_Logo.jpg] AMD trademark image posted by Twitter user BoMbY (...

Microsoft Confirms Edge Browser is Moving to Chromium

12/07/2018 - 11:02

It's official: Microsoft is indeed moving their Edge browser to Chromium as previously reported. Windows VP Joe Belfiore made the announcement yesterday with a blog post entitled "Microsoft Edge: Making the web better through more open source...

NVIDIA Introduces AI Interactive Graphics Research: 3D from Real-World Video

12/03/2018 - 09:00

NVIDIA has introduced new research at the NeurIPS AI conference in Montreal that allows rendering of 3D environments from models trained on real-world videos. It's a complex topic that does have potential beyond scientific...

Production of AMD Vega-Powered SMACH Z Gaming Handheld to Begin in 2019

11/19/2018 - 18:12

A crowdfunding campaign of lengthy duration (originally known as the SteamBoy in 2014 before the name first changed to the Smach Zero the following year) the handheld gaming device now known as the SMACH Z is finally slated for production early...

ECS LIVA Z2 Intel Gemini Lake Fanless Mini PC Review

11/19/2018 - 11:09

The LIVA Z2 is another in the line of fanless mini systems from ECS, and this one offers up to an Intel Gemini Lake Pentium N5000 processor, which is the configuration of our review unit. The N5000 is a 4-core, non-HyperThreaded part with a 6W TDP (...

BitFenix Nova TG Tempered Glass ATX Mid-Tower Case Review

11/06/2018 - 13:02

While offering a modern look, the Nova TG is distinctly retro in two ways: first, it supports 5.25-inch external drives, and second, it has a very budget-friendly price tag of $56.99 - which seems lower still when considering the TG in the...

Corsair H115i RGB PLATINUM 280mm Liquid CPU Cooler Review

11/01/2018 - 09:00

Corsair has launched a pair of new liquid CPU coolers in their Hydro Series lineup, with the H100i (240 mm) and H115i (280 mm) RGB PLATINUM. These coolers feature an array of customizable RGB LED lighting, not to mention things like...

Internals, Performance, and Conclusion

10/29/2018 - 22:55

Opening the LIVA Z2 is a simple matter, and with the four captured screws that double as the rubber feet removed we have access to the internals: [inline:files/review/2018-10-29/DSC_0326.jpg] The SATA drive tray slides to unlock and then can be...

Cooler Master Announces Hyper 212 Black Edition CPU Coolers

10/29/2018 - 10:27

The legendary Hyper 212 series from Cooler Master has a stealthy new look, with the upcoming Hyper 212 Black Edition coolers. Not just a cosmetic change, these new Black Edition coolers (available with or without RGB lighting) offer what Cooler Master is...