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Josh Walrath
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Laramie, WY. USA

Josh started writing about the computer field in 1997, opened his own site in 1999 (, 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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Thrustmaster 599XX EVO Alcantara Wheel Review: Pure Luxury

07/06/2016 - 12:13

I really do not know what happened to me, but I used to hate racing games.  I mean, really hate them.  I played old, old racing games on Atari.  I had some of the first ones available on PC.  They did not appeal to me in the least....

599XX EVO Alcantara Edition Continued

07/06/2016 - 09:40

The Thrustmaster mounting system is a bit of a mixed bag here.  The design itself is ok and works as it is supposed to.  It features a four lobed mounting system with a plastic ring that screws onto the wheel and tightens the connection.  ...

ARM Introduces Egil Video Processor: 4K 120 Hz the Top!

06/15/2016 - 21:44

The final product that ARM showed us at that Austin event is the latest video processing unit that will be integrated into their Mali GPUs.  The Egil video processor is a next generation unit that will be appearing later this year with the latest...

Further Tech and Closing

05/31/2016 - 21:58

AMD has also implemented a reliability tracker that optimizes performance over the potential lifetime of a chip.  A chip when in use does not physically remain static.  It eventually starts to break down when higher speeds and voltages are...

The Lineup and Technology

05/31/2016 - 21:54

We can see from the positioning chart that the base clock of the top end FX-9830 is a fairly impressive 3.0 GHz. and a boost to 3.7 GHz.  This is a significant jump up from last year’s FX-8800 which featured a 2.1 GHz base clock and a max...

AMD Introduces 7th Generation APUs: Bristol Ridge Takes Center Stage

05/31/2016 - 21:50

It is no secret that AMD has faced an uphill battle since the release of the original Core 2 processors from Intel.  While stayed mostly competitive through the Phenom II years, they hit some major performance issues when moving to the Bulldozer...

CCI-550 and Closing Thoughts

05/30/2016 - 16:14

CCI-550 The final major release this cycle is the CCI-550 interconnect.  Memory bandwidth is extremely important as we are facing 4K displays and VR/AR applications.  Memory transactions can seriously slow down performance as well as consume a...

Mali-G71 and Bifrost Continued

05/30/2016 - 16:13

The ALUs are now quad based which improves performance for a variety of reasons.  The front end packages up instructions into quads which are then sent to the execution engines.  Having instructions packaged in quads helps in a variety of ways...

Cortex-A73 Continued and Mali-G71

05/30/2016 - 16:12

The designers in Sophia were able to somehow achieve high speeds while taking down the stages to 11 as compared to 14 for the A72.  ARM really went the other way when it come to “taking it down to 11”.    The decreased...

ARM Tech Day 2016: Introducing Cortex-A73, Mali-G71, and CCI-550

05/30/2016 - 16:08

PC Perspective was invited to Austin, TX on May 11 and 12 to participate in ARM’s yearly tech day.  Also invited were a handful of editors and analysts that cover the PC and mobile markets.  Those folks were all pretty smart, so it is...