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Ryan Shrout
Owner, Operator, Editor-in-Chief
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 Hosting R9 Nano Live Stream Tomorrow at 3pm ET

09/02/2015 - 17:58

Tomorrow afternoon, at 12pm PT / 3pm ET, AMD is hosting a live stream on its Twitch channel to show off and discuss a little more about the upcoming Radeon R9 Nano product we previewed last month. I have no idea what is going to be discussed, I have no...

PCPer Live! Logitech G Sponsored Racing Game Stream! Win a G29!

09/02/2015 - 17:44

Everyone once in a while we try to have fun around the PC Perspective offices, and tomorrow night is going to be one of them. The team is gearing up for racing simulation action, pitting me (Ryan) against the likes of Allyn and Josh in a handful of...

ASUS Announces ROG GX700 Gaming Notebook that's Water Cooled

09/02/2015 - 07:00

IFA is turning out to be an odd place full of weird announcements focused on PC gaming and enthusiasts rather than just mobile phones and electronics. ASUS has gone in the completely opposite direction today, announcing not just a series of gaming...

Intel Launches Skylake: 6th Generation Core Processors

09/01/2015 - 23:02

The slow, gradual release of information about Intel's Skylake-based product portfolio continues forward. We have already tested and benchmarked the desktop variant flagship Core i7-6700K processor and also have a better understanding of the...

Desktop SKUs

09/01/2015 - 22:19

If you thought that was information overload, let's look over the desktop lineup that Intel has planned for the Skylake family. First up, the 35-watt low TDP SKUs.

AMD Radeon R9 Nano Preview - Small in Stature, Big on Performance

08/27/2015 - 08:00

Way back on June 16th, AMD held a live stream event during E3 to announce a host of new products. In that group was the AMD Radeon R9 Fury X, R9 Fury and the R9 Nano. Of the three, the Nano was the most intriguing to most of the online press as it was...

ASUS Strix Radeon R9 Fury Review

08/26/2015 - 11:19

AMD is in an interesting spot right now. The general consensus is that both the AMD Radeon R9 Fury X and the R9 Fury graphics cards had successful launches into the enthusiast community. We found that the performance of the Fury X was slightly under that...

Overclocking, Temps, Sound and Pricing

08/25/2015 - 21:00

Overclocking the ASUS Strix R9 Fury

Stock Performance Overview

08/25/2015 - 20:56

As I mentioned in the introduction to this review, you won’t see a whole lot of individual performance results in this review since they are basically identical to those we have previously posted. If you do happen to want the full rundown on how...

Qualcomm Hexagon 680 DSP - Another Part of the Snapdragon 820 Story

08/24/2015 - 09:00

As the Hot Chips conference begins in Cupertino this week, Qualcomm is set to divulge another set of information about the upcoming Snapdragon 820 processor. Earlier this month the company revealed details about the Adreno 5xx GPU architecture,...