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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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Recent Posts

Recent Posts

Grand Theft Auto V

07/18/2016 - 16:21

Grand Theft Auto V (DirectX 11)

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition

07/18/2016 - 16:14

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition (DirectX 12 / UWP)

Fallout 4

07/18/2016 - 16:13

Fallout 4 (DirectX 11)

Dirt Rally

07/18/2016 - 16:12

Dirt Rally (DirectX 11)

Retail Card Options and Testing Setup

07/18/2016 - 16:06

NVIDIA was adamant with this launch that we get at least one retail, custom board in our hands from a partner. The goal was to ensure that consumers understood that with the GeForce GTX 1060, there would be no shortage or time delay between retail launch...

Detailed Power Consumption Testing

07/18/2016 - 16:05

When we started dissecting the power consumption concerns around the Radeon RX 480, that have since been mostly addressed by AMD with a driver fix and new control panel option, I knew this meant a much more strenuous power testing process going forward.

Founders Edition and Overclocking

07/18/2016 - 16:04

Though the name is the same, the GTX 1060 Founders Edition plays a slightly different role in this launch. With the GTX 1080 and GTX 1070, FE cards were used to get the cards to market ASAP, and will continue to exist throughout the life of the product...

Podcast #408 - RX 480 Conclusions, GTX 1060 Preview, 4TB Samsung 850 EVO and more!

07/14/2016 - 13:50

PC Perspective Podcast #408 - 07/14/2016 Join us this week as we discuss a conclusion to the RX 480 power issue, the GTX 1060, a 4TB Samsung 850 EVO and more! You can subscribe to us through iTunes and you can still access it directly through the RSS...

3DMark Time Spy: Looking at DX12 Asynchronous Compute Performance

07/14/2016 - 13:00

Futuremark has been the most consistent and most utilized benchmark company for PCs for quite a long time. While other companies have faltered and faded, Futuremark continues to push forward with new benchmarks and capabilities in an attempt to maintain...

AMD Radeon RX 480 Power Consumption Concerns Fixed with 16.7.1 Driver

07/07/2016 - 14:53

Last week we posted a story that looked at a problem found with the new AMD Radeon RX 480 graphics card’s power consumption. The short version of the issue was that AMD’s new Polaris 10-based reference card was drawing more power than its...