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Ryan Shrout
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Owner, Operator, Editor-in-Chief
Location
Florence, KY, USA
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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 Radeon R9 290X Now Selling at $299

10/24/2014 - 14:44

When NVIDIA launched the GTX 980 and GTX 970 last month, it shocked the discrete graphics world. The GTX 970 in particular was an amazing performer and undercut the price of the Radeon R9 290 at the time. That is something that NVIDIA rarely does and we...

Civilization: Beyond Earth Performance: Maxwell vs. Hawaii, DX11 vs. Mantle

10/23/2014 - 19:08

Turn-based strategy games have long been defined by the Civilization series. Civ 5 took up hours and hours of the PC Perspective team's non-working hours (and likely the working ones too) and it looks like the new Civilization: Beyond Earth has the...

2560x1440 and 4K Results, Conclusions

10/23/2014 - 13:50

Single GPU Results [inline:files/review/2014-10-23/be-25.png] Click to Enlarge [inline:files/review/2014-10-23/be-25-fps.png]

3 Different Performance Measurements

10/23/2014 - 13:48

Several odd things happened during our benchmarking and testing process with Civilization: Beyond Earth. First, because this game has Mantle support, our now standard Frame Rating capture-based performance analysis is only partially valuable. We have no...

PCPer Live! Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Game Stream Powered by NVIDIA Part 2!

10/21/2014 - 18:45

UPDATE: It's time for ROUND 2! UPDATE 2: You missed the fun for the second time? That's unfortunate, but you can relive the fun with the replay right here! I'm sure like the staff at PC Perspective, many of our readers have been obsessively...

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M Performance Testing - Mobile Gaming at its Best

10/17/2014 - 13:33

When NVIDIA launched the GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970 graphics cards last month, part of the discussion at our meetings also centered around the mobile variants of Maxwell. The NDA was a bit later though and Scott wrote up a short story announcing the...

Closing Thoughts

10/17/2014 - 12:57

For a first look at the performance and technology in the GeForce GTX 980M mobile GPU, I think we have provided quite a bit of information that is both useful and interesting.

Gaming Performance on Battery

10/17/2014 - 11:59

All of the testing on the previous page was done with the MSI GT72 notebook plugged into the wall, getting its maximum power capability and allowing both the GPU and CPU in the system to run at their maximum speed based on the thermal design of the...

GTX 980M Performance

10/16/2014 - 17:45

I ran the GTX 980M through our standard graphics test suite and used the HDMI output to capture the video and used our Frame Rating process. The results are incredible for a mobile GPU! [inline:files/review/2014-10-16/BF4_1920x1080_OFPS.png] [inline:...

Google Nexus 9 Powered by NVIDIA Tegra K1, Denver 64-bit SoC

10/15/2014 - 12:10

Along with the announcement of the Google Nexus 6 phone, Google is also announcing a new tablet, the Nexus 9. Sporting an 8.9-in IPS screen with a 2048x1536 resolution (4:3 standing strong!), a 6700 mAh battery as well as the new Android Lollipop...