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Ryan Shrout
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Owner, Operator, Editor-in-Chief
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Florence, KY, USA
Bio

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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NVIDIA Discloses Full Memory Structure and Limitations of GTX 970

01/25/2015 - 21:38

Yes, that last 0.5GB of memory on your GeForce GTX 970 does run slower than the first 3.5GB. More interesting than that fact is the reason why it does, and why the result is better than you might have otherwise expected. Last night we got a chance to...

NVIDIA Responds to GTX 970 3.5GB Memory Issue

01/24/2015 - 11:51

Looking for information on the GTX 980 and GTX 970 to start out? Our initial launch review of the NVIDIA Maxwell architecture is a good place to start! UPDATE 1/26/25 @ 1:00pm ET: We have posted a much more detailed analysis and look at the GTX 970...

PCPer Live! GeForce GTX 960 Live Stream and Giveaway with Tom Petersen

01/22/2015 - 18:44

UPDATE 2: If you missed the live stream you missed the prizes! But you can still watch the replay to get all the information and Q&A that went along with it as we discuss the GTX 960 and many more topics from the NVIDIA universe. UPDATE (1/22): Well...

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 2GB Review - GM206 at $199

01/22/2015 - 09:00

Editor's Note: Don't forget to join us today for a live streaming event featuring Ryan Shrout and NVIDIA's Tom Petersen to discuss the new GeForce GTX 960. It will be live at 1pm ET / 10am PT and will include ten (10!) GTX 960 prizes for...

Pricing, Availability and Closing Thoughts

01/20/2015 - 23:33

Editor's Note: Don't forget to join us today for a live streaming event featuring Ryan Shrout and NVIDIA's Tom Petersen to discuss the new GeForce GTX 960. It will be live at 1pm ET / 10am PT and will include ten (10!) GTX 960 prizes for...

A New Level of Power Testing

01/20/2015 - 23:28

Maxwell is an impressively efficient architecture and we saw that with our original GTX 750 Ti review and then again with the GTX 980 and GTX 970 release. Not only was the GTX 980 able to outperform the likes of the Radeon R9 290X but it was able to do...

Generational Performance Compaison - GTX 960, GTX 760, GTX 660

01/20/2015 - 23:20

NVIDIA knows that the jump from the GTX 760 to the GTX 960 isn't going to be substantial enough to get a large number of those users to upgrade. But it is likely that the GTX 660, one of NVIDIA's most popular cards of the last 5 years, is getting...

NVIDIA Multi-Frame Sampled Anti-Aliasing (MFAA) Performance

01/20/2015 - 23:18

NVIDIA launched MFAA (multi-frame sampled AA) along with the GTX 980 and GTX 970 back in September of last year and in November the driver finally enabled it. I did some testing with it including screenshots and benchmarks so I would highly encourage you...

Overclocking the ASUS GTX 960 Strix

01/20/2015 - 23:15

When a company starts bragging about overclocking capability in a new GPU two things always go through my head. First, overclocking must actually be good. Second, why the hell don't they just add that headroom into the reference speeds? Obviously...

GTX 960 Reference Performance

01/20/2015 - 23:14

The GTX 960 card used in our previous testing was overclocked out of the box. The ASUS GTX 960 Strix offers a 12% increase in rated Boost clock though we usually do prefer to use reference designs in our launch stories. However, both the Radeon cards in...