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Real Name
Josh Walrath
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Managing Editor
Location
Laramie, WY. USA
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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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Raja Koduri Leaves AMD and Joins Intel to Build Discrete Graphics

11/08/2017 - 20:12

Last night we first received word that Raja had resigned from AMD (during a sabbatical) after they had launched Vega.  The initial statement was that Raja would come back to resume his position at AMD in a December/January timeframe.  During...

Intel is the Answer

11/08/2017 - 19:43

Today Intel announced that Raja is now Intel Chief Architect and Senior VP of the newly formed Core and Visual Computing Group.  This is a huge sea change for Intel.  Since introducing the somewhat competitive and feature-rich i740 “...

Intel Announces New CPUs Integrating AMD Radeon Graphics

11/06/2017 - 15:00

In what is probably considered one of the worst kept secrets in the industry, Intel has announced a new CPU line for the mobile market that integrates AMD’s Radeon graphics.  For the past year or so rumors of such a partnership were freely...

ARM Introduces Mali-D71 Advanced Display Processor

10/31/2017 - 23:04

Not much can stand in the way of progress. This is particularly true in the mobile market. The competition is so fierce that we have seen yearly refreshes that push the feature and quality levels to new heights. Several years back we saw Apple release...

AMD Q3 2017 Earnings: A Pleasant Surprise

10/25/2017 - 12:43

Expectations for AMD’s Q3 earnings were not exactly sky high, but they were trending towards the positive.  It seems that AMD exceeded those expectations.  The company announced revenue of $1.64 billion, up significantly from the expected...

ARM Introduces PSA (Platform Security Architecture)

10/24/2017 - 02:12

It is no wonder that device security dominates news.  Every aspect of our lives is approaching always connected status.  Whether it is a major company forgetting to change a default password or an inexpensive connected webcam that is easily...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Technical Conference Releases

09/20/2017 - 21:44

The day after Intel had its Technology and Manufacturing expo in China, GLOBALFOUNDRIES kicks off their own version of the event and has made a significant number of announcements concerning upcoming and next generation process technologies. GF (...

Intel Technology and Manufacturing Day in China

09/19/2017 - 23:33

Today in China Intel is holding their Technology and Manufacturing Day. Unlike previous "IDF" events this appears to be far more centered on the manufacturing aspects of Intel's latest process nodes. During presentations Intel talked about...

Samsung Announces 11nm LPP and 7nm LPP Processes

09/11/2017 - 17:27

Process technology is extremely complex today, and getting more and more complex by the minute.  The billions of dollars invested in each process node essentially insures that it will have to be used for years to come to get back that investment....

Fanatec Releases CSL Elite Wheel P1 Alcantara

08/28/2017 - 20:04

A few weeks back I reviewed the Fanatec CSL Elite base/wheel/pedals.  While I gave overall generally high marks, the least impressive part had to have been the actual wheel itself.  The CSL Wheel P1 was a rubber coated wheel that had some very...