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Ryan Shrout
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Florence, KY, USA

Ryan started PC Perspective in 2004 and before that ran hardware review websites by the name of Amdmb.com and Athlonmb.com.  Besides taking care of the day to day operations of the pcper.com, managing content and producing a podcast, he also hosts This Week in Computer Hardware on the This Week in Tech network with Patrick Norton.  

You can find Ryan mostly on PC Perspective, but also in a few key places:


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AMD Mantle and NVIDIA 337.50 Scaling Demonstrated with Star Swarm on AM1

04/18/2014 - 13:53

While doing some testing with the AMD Athlon 5350 Kabini APU to determine it's flexibility as a low cost gaming platform, we decided to run a handful of tests to measure something else that is getting a lot of attention right now: AMD Mantle and...

Intel Haswell-based NUCs on Sale for $329 and $265

04/17/2014 - 12:11

Back in September we posted a review of the latest Intel NUC device (next unit of computing), a tiny 4-in x 4-in barebones computer developed and sold by Intel directly. As a couple of readers pointed out to me today, these units are being discounted by...

Post Tax Day Celebration! Win an EVGA Hadron Air and GeForce GTX 750!

04/16/2014 - 18:01

In these good old United States of America, April 15th is a trying day. Circled on most of our calendars is the final deadline for paying up your bounty to Uncle Sam so we can continue to have things like freeway systems and universal Internet access....

NVIDIA 337.50 Driver Analysis - Single GPU and SLI Tested

04/16/2014 - 16:29

Let's see if I can start this story without sounding too much like a broken record when compared to the news post I wrote late last week on the subject of NVIDIA's new 337.50 driver. In March, while attending the Game Developer's Conference...

Win a Galaxy GeForce GTX 750 Ti GC or GeForce GTX 750 GC!

04/16/2014 - 10:39

UPDATE: Our winners have been selected and notified! Thanks to everyone for participating and stayed tuned to pcper.com as we'll have more contests starting VERY SOON!!! Our sponsors are the best, they really are. Case in point - Galaxy would like us...

Single GPU Testing and NVIDIA Remarks

04/15/2014 - 21:18

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NVIDIA GeForce Driver 337.50 Early Results are Impressive

04/11/2014 - 14:30

UPDATE: We have put together a much more comprehensive story based on the NVIDIA 337.50 driver that includes more cards and more games while also disputing the Total War: Rome II results seen here. Be sure to read it!! When I spoke with NVIDIA after the...

The AMD Radeon R9 295X2 8GB Graphics Card Review

04/08/2014 - 07:02

AMD likes to toot its own horn. Just a take a look at the not-so-subtle marketing buildup to the Radeon R9 295X2 dual-Hawaii graphics card, released today. I had photos of me shipped to…me…overnight. My hotel room at GDC was also given a...

Power, Sound and Closing Thoughts

04/05/2014 - 00:23


3DMark Fire Strike and Fire Strike Extreme

04/05/2014 - 00:18

Now that we have taken a look at our gaming tests using our Frame Rating metrics and testing methods, we are including a set of tests from standard benchmarks like 3DMark benchmark.  I consider these tests to be somewhat of a "best case"...