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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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Fanatec Releases New CSL Elite Products - Affordable Racing!

08/27/2016 - 13:46

This past Summer I was introduced to Fanatec products for the first time.  Before that I had only handled some lower end Genius products, as well as low end and midrange Thrustmaster units.  My review of the Fanatec setup will be posted here...

AMD Exposes Zen CPU Architecture at Hot Chips 28

08/23/2016 - 19:45

It is no secret that AMD has been struggling for some time.  The company has had success through the years, but it seems that the last decade has been somewhat bleak in terms of competitive advantages.  The company has certainly made an impact...

Cache Structures, Complexes, and More

08/23/2016 - 11:00

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Branch Prediction and More

08/23/2016 - 10:59

Branch prediction gets another improvement (which we always hear from product to product), but it feeds into something new.  AMD has implemented an Op cache for the first time.  Intel has been using an Op cache for several generations of...

NVIDIA's Q2 2017 Results: Now and Moving Forward

08/17/2016 - 19:48

It always feels a little odd when covering NVIDIA’s quarterly earnings due to how they present their financial calendar.  No, we are not reporting from the future.  Yes, it can be confusing when comparing results and getting your dates...

ARM Partners with Intel for 10nm Production

08/17/2016 - 08:38

This previous May I was invited to Austin to be briefed on the latest core innovations from ARM and their partners.  We were introduced to new CPU and GPU cores, as well as the surrounding technologies that provide the basis of a modern SOC in the...

Tiler Exposed in Maxwell/Pascal Architectures

08/02/2016 - 16:36

Yesterday David Kanter of Realworldtech posted a pretty fascinating article and video that explored the two latest NVIDIA architectures and how they have branched away from the traditional immediate mode rasterization units.  It has revealed through...

Thrustmaster 599XX EVO Alcantara Wheel Review: Pure Luxury

07/06/2016 - 11:13

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 - 08:40

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 - 20:44

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...