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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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PCPer Live! AMD Radeon Crimson Live Stream and Giveaway!

11/24/2015 - 21:08

UPDATE: Did you miss today's live stream? No worries! You can get the full rundown of the new Radeon Software Crimson Edition driver and get details on new features like FreeSync Low Frame Rate Compensation, DX9 frame pacing, custom resolutions, and...

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Improves FreeSync and Frame Pacing Support

11/24/2015 - 08:00

Make sure you catch today's live stream we are hosting with AMD to discuss much more about the new Radeon Software Crimson driver. We are giving away four Radeon graphics cards as well!! Find all the information right here. Earlier this month...

Intel Speed Shift Tested - Significant User Experience Improvements

11/16/2015 - 14:49

When Intel finally revealed the details surrounding it's latest Skylake architecture design back in August at IDF, we learned for the first time about a new technology called Intel Speed Shift. A feature that moves some of the control of CPU clock...

Video Perspective: Lenovo Yoga 900 Skylake-powered 2-in-1 Notebook Preview

11/11/2015 - 15:15

The barrage of Skylake powered notebooks and tablets has begun and the PC Perspective offices are filling to the gills with boxes and samples. I have already previewed the new Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book in preparation for our full review,...

Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon 820 with New Camera, Wireless, Processing Technology

11/11/2015 - 09:10

If you have been following PC Perspective over the last several months it would be hard to miss news about the upcoming release of Qualcomm's latest flagship SoC for smartphones and tablets, the Snapdragon 820. Beginning in early August with...

GPU Demos, Audio, Video

11/10/2015 - 13:57

Adreno 530 Demos Though I already detailed the significant performance gains that Qualcomm claims we'll see with the Snapdragon 820 and the Adreno 530, the company did have some impressive looking demos running at the event. The new GPU will support...

Scene Detect, 802.11ad, Wireless Charging

11/10/2015 - 13:56

Scene and Object Detection Probably the most impressive demo I saw today was part of the Zeroth engine and allowed for scene and object detection in photographs. The idea is simple but incredibly complex: find a way to organize your images and sort...

NVIDIA Releases Driver 358.91 for Fallout 4, Star Wars Battlefront, Legacy of the Void

11/09/2015 - 13:44

It's a huge month for PC gaming with the release of Bethesda's Fallout 4 and EA's Star Wars Battlefront likely to take up hours and hours of your (and my) time in the lead up to the holiday season. NVIDIA just passed over links to its latest...

NVIDIA Confirms Clock Speed, Power Increases at High Refresh Rates, Promises Fix

11/06/2015 - 16:05

Last month I wrote a story that detailed some odd behavior with NVIDIA's GeForce GTX graphics cards and high refresh rate monitors, in particular with the new ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q that has a rated 165Hz refresh rate. We found that when...

The Case for the AMD Radeon R9 Nano - Powerful Gaming in Small Spaces

11/02/2015 - 11:44

Thanks to Sebastian for helping me out with some of the editorial for this piece and to Ken for doing the installation and testing on the system builds! -Ryan While some might wonder where the new Radeon R9 Nano fits in a market that offers the AMD Fury...