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Real Name
Josh Walrath
Title
Managing Editor
Location
Laramie, WY. USA
Bio

Josh started writing about the computer field in 1997, opened his own site in 1999 (Penstarsys.com), and joined PC Perspective in 2008.  He handles a lot of the general tech and some of the deep dives into products such as CPUs and GPUs.  He appears on the PC Perspective Podcast live every Wednesday night at 10 PM ET/7 PM PT.

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Member for
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Recent Posts

Recent Posts

AMD Exposes Fiji to the World: HBM for the Enthusiast

06/18/2015 - 08:00

Fiji has been one of the worst kept secrets in a while.  The chip has been talked about, written about, and rumored about seemingly for ages.  The chip has promised to take on NVIDIA at the high end by bringing about multiple design decisions...

The Fiji GPU

06/18/2015 - 01:19

AMD leveraged HBM to feed their latest monster GPU, but there is much more to it than memory bandwidth and more stream units.

Logitech Announces the G29 and G920 Racing Wheels

06/11/2015 - 04:00

PC peripherals are a fickle market for companies.  Some products get replaced and updated in a very short period of time, while others remain relatively stable and the product line lasts for years.  Logitech has laid claim to one of the longest...

Right 3 Over Crest Don't Cut!

06/10/2015 - 12:19

There are a handful of physics middleware out there, but it does not look like you have embraced any of them for this particular title.  What do you do for physics and car handling that is not adequately supported by other available middleware?

DiRT Rally: Chatting with Paul Coleman about the latest Codemasters' Creation

06/10/2015 - 12:13

Over the past few weeks I have had the chance to play the early access "DiRT Rally" title from Codemasters.  This is a much more simulation based title that is currently PC only, which is a big switch for Codemasters and how they usually...

Sapphire R9 285 ITX OC: Sapphire Tackles the ITX Scene

05/27/2015 - 12:05

Sapphire isn’t a brand we have covered in a while, so it is nice to see a new and interesting product drop on our door.  Sapphire was a relative unknown until around the release of the Radeon 9700 Pro days.  This was around the time when...

Conclusion

05/26/2015 - 02:29

ITX graphics cards are not exactly a huge seller, but they do have a goodly amount of interest in them.  People like creating very small builds that provide a lot of performance.  They cannot always utilize an extra large video card, so they...

Power, Temperature, and Overclocking

05/26/2015 - 02:29

Power

Results: Battlefield 4

05/26/2015 - 02:28

I have finally moved on from Battlefield 3 and joined the latest generation of Battlefield games.  The Frostbite 3 engine powers the latest from DICE, and it takes realism to a greater height with all of its effects.  The first mission was...

Results: Elder Scrolls Online

05/26/2015 - 02:27

The MMORPG from Bethesda might not be breaking any sales records, but it is a new DX11 based engine that runs nicely on a large portion of graphics cards.  I did a manual runthrough outside of Bal Foyen using FRAPS to record.  Settings were...