PC Perspective https://pcper.com A Leader in PC Hardware Reviews and News Sat, 24 Aug 2019 07:26:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10 https://pcper.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cropped-8a2f-podcast163-mp3-image-32x32.png PC Perspective https://pcper.com 32 32 Illuminating The Best Of The Displays On The Market https://pcper.com/2019/08/monitor-roundup-2019/ https://pcper.com/2019/08/monitor-roundup-2019/#respond Fri, 23 Aug 2019 22:17:48 +0000 https://pcper.com/?p=242149 There have been some amazing advances in monitors these past couple of years, up to and including a technology to bring colour to Josh's face!  Ars Technica have just revealed what…]]> https://pcper.com/2019/08/monitor-roundup-2019/feed/ 0 Hack Yourself An Airplay 2, Sonos Enabled, TruePlay Tuned Ikea Speaker https://pcper.com/2019/08/hack-yourself-an-airplay-2-sonos-enabled-trueplay-tuned-ikea-speaker/ https://pcper.com/2019/08/hack-yourself-an-airplay-2-sonos-enabled-trueplay-tuned-ikea-speaker/#respond Fri, 23 Aug 2019 19:00:23 +0000 https://pcper.com/?p=242143 These specific $99 bi-amp-able speakers from Ikea contain a well designed EMI shielded motherboard with a WiFi socket and a heatsink which offers you all the features of a Sonos device, like…]]> https://pcper.com/2019/08/hack-yourself-an-airplay-2-sonos-enabled-trueplay-tuned-ikea-speaker/feed/ 0 Did You Know Chrome Rusts? 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Dark Rock 4 CPU coolers and Corsair’s new wireless RGB gaming keyboard, a look at the latest NVIDIA driver features, an attempt…]]> https://pcper.com/2019/08/pc-perspective-podcast-555/feed/ 0 The DeeplyCool Gamer Who Stormed The Castle https://pcper.com/2019/08/castle-storm-gamer-deepcool/ https://pcper.com/2019/08/castle-storm-gamer-deepcool/#respond Thu, 22 Aug 2019 20:11:58 +0000 https://pcper.com/?p=242102 It is true, there is indeed a pressure relief bag on the 240EX cooler, one side of the bag exposed to air and the other side surrounded by coolant inside the radiator. …]]> https://pcper.com/2019/08/castle-storm-gamer-deepcool/feed/ 0 Gaming The Laptop Market https://pcper.com/2019/08/gaming-the-laptop-market/ https://pcper.com/2019/08/gaming-the-laptop-market/#respond Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:04:10 +0000 https://pcper.com/?p=242094 There is still a huge market for gaming laptops, regardless of the lack of upgradability and the extra costs involved in compacting a gaming PC into a reasonably portable form.  This is…]]> https://pcper.com/2019/08/gaming-the-laptop-market/feed/ 0 Scratching The Surface Of A Battery Issue https://pcper.com/2019/08/surface-drainage/ https://pcper.com/2019/08/surface-drainage/#comments Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:44:37 +0000 https://pcper.com/?p=242089 Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet/laptop hybrid devices have been in the news lately; but not in a good way.  Last week we heard tell of a firmware update that might have been the…]]> https://pcper.com/2019/08/surface-drainage/feed/ 1 Quakecon 2019: The Year of Doom https://pcper.com/2019/08/quakecon-2019-the-year-of-doom/ https://pcper.com/2019/08/quakecon-2019-the-year-of-doom/#comments Thu, 22 Aug 2019 12:49:39 +0000 https://pcper.com/?p=242024 Bethesda hosted the annual id Software gaming extravaganza, Quakecon, this year at the Gaylord Texan hotel, running from Thursday July 25 through Sunday July 28. 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Looks Like Crab, Fights Like People https://pcper.com/2019/08/fightcrab-ftw/ https://pcper.com/2019/08/fightcrab-ftw/#respond Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:31:34 +0000 https://pcper.com/?p=241963 Do not get flipped over or you will have "no choice but to submit to the pot".  You may be an immortal crustacean, immune to damage from swords, lightsabers or guns…]]> https://pcper.com/2019/08/fightcrab-ftw/feed/ 0 What Can You Do With 400,000 SLACers? https://pcper.com/2019/08/find-400000-slacers-with-cerebras/ https://pcper.com/2019/08/find-400000-slacers-with-cerebras/#respond Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:51:05 +0000 https://pcper.com/?p=241957 There is something strange going on at Hot Chips this year, brought to us by Andrew Feldman, the man that created and later sold Seamicro to AMD; the largest chip on the…]]> https://pcper.com/2019/08/find-400000-slacers-with-cerebras/feed/ 0 NVIDIA’s Gamescom Game Ready Driver Boosts Performance, Adds Low Latency and Integer Scaling https://pcper.com/2019/08/nvidia-gamescom-game-ready-driver/ https://pcper.com/2019/08/nvidia-gamescom-game-ready-driver/#respond Tue, 20 Aug 2019 15:46:18 +0000 https://pcper.com/?p=241940 In what promises to be the biggest driver update of the year NVIDIA has dropped a "Gamescom Ready Driver" this morning that not only offers what the company claims to be up…]]> https://pcper.com/2019/08/nvidia-gamescom-game-ready-driver/feed/ 0