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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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ARM Tech Day 2017: DynamIQ, Cortex-A55, A75, and Mali-G72

05/29/2017 - 00:00

This past April ARM invited us to visit Cambridge, England so they could discuss with us their plans for the next year.  Quite a bit has changed for the company since our last ARM Tech Day in 2016.  They were acquired by SoftBank, but continue...

Cortex-A75 and Mali-G72

05/28/2017 - 22:53


NVIDIA Announces Q1 2018 Results

05/10/2017 - 21:45

NVIDIA had a monster Q1. The quarter before the company had their highest revenue numbers in the history of the company.  Q1 can be a slightly more difficult time and typically the second weakest quarter of the year.  The Holiday rush is over...

Move Over Nintendo Power GLove!

03/29/2017 - 21:04

There’s a new sheriff in town!  The jauntily named “CaptoGlove” promises to be a true game and VR controller in a handy glove.  Originally developed some five years ago by an Italian air force pilot for his recovering father,...

ARM Introduces DynamIQ Technology

03/21/2017 - 01:02

It is not much of a stretch to say that ARM has had a pretty impressive run for the past 10 years since we started paying attention to the company from a consumer point of view.  It took 22 years for ARM to power 50 billion chips that had been...

AMD Announces Ryzen 5 Series of CPUs

03/15/2017 - 22:00

Today AMD is announcing the upcoming Ryzen 5 CPUs.  A little bit was known about them from several weeks ago when AMD talked about their upcoming 6 core processors, but official specifications were lacking.  Today we get to see what Ryzen 5 is...

Ryzen Locking on Certain FMA3 Workloads

03/15/2017 - 17:51

Last week a thread was started at the HWBOT forum and discussed a certain workload that resulted in a hard lock every time it was run.  This was tested with a variety of motherboards and Ryzen processors from the 1700 to the 1800X.  In no...

Fanatec Releases ClubSport Wheel Base V2.5

03/03/2017 - 14:48

Today Fanatec announced the immediate availability of the ClubSport Wheel Base V2.5.  Some months ago I reviewed the original ClubSport V2 and I was highly impressed by its overall quality, build, feedback, and accuracy.  It is a monstrous unit...

AMD Zen Architecture Overview: Focus on Ryzen

03/02/2017 - 09:59

We have been exposed to details about the Zen architecture for the past several Hot Chips conventions as well as other points of information directly from AMD.  Zen was a clean sheet design that borrowed some of the best features from the Bulldozer...

Physical Design and Power

03/01/2017 - 21:07

AMD worked very closely with GLOBALFOUNDRIES to customize their design as closely as possible to GF’s 14nm FinFET process.  GF licensed their 14nm FF process from Samsung, but have done some tweaking of their own.  They helped AMD...