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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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Bioshock Infinite

06/26/2014 - 15:55

Bioshock Infinite (DirectX 11)  

Test Setup

06/26/2014 - 15:51

Testing Configuration The specifications for our testing system haven't changed much.

Seiki Announces 28-in, 32-in and 40-in 4K Ultra HD Monitors with HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.3

06/24/2014 - 14:05

An interesting press release found its way into my inbox just now that announces a new competitor to the world of 4K monitors. Seiki, made famous recently for its line of incredibly low cost 4K TVs that really started the 4K trend for consumers and PC...

Qualcomm Focuses on Android Gaming, Snapdragon Benefits to Gamers, Developers

06/23/2014 - 12:08

Today Qualcomm has published a 22-page white paper that keys in on the company's focus around Android gaming and the benefits that Qualcomm SoCs offer. As the dominant SoC vendor in the Android ecosystem of smartphones, tablets and handhelds (...

Now on Amazon: 1TB Samsung 840 EVO SSD for $399, ASUS PB287Q 4K for $649

06/19/2014 - 14:56

A couple of really nice Amazon picks hit my email box today and I thought they were worth posting for our readers as well. [inline:files/news/2014-06-19/samsung840evo.jpg] 1TB Samsung 840 EVO for $399 First, and clearly the most exciting: the 1TB version...

AMD Planning Open Source GameWorks Competitor, Mantle for Linux

06/19/2014 - 09:35

On Tuesday, AMD's newly minted Gaming Scientist, Richard Huddy, stopped by the PC Perspective office to talk about the current state of the company's graphics division. The entire video of the interview is embedded below but several of the points...

PCPer Live! Interview with AMD's Richard Huddy June 17th, 4pm ET / 1pm PT

06/18/2014 - 16:08

UPDATE: Did you miss the live event? Well, there's good news and bad news. First, the bad: you can't win any of those prizes we discussed. The good: you can watch the replay posted below! AMD recently brought back Richard Huddy in the role of...

GeForce GTX Titan Z Overclocking Testing

06/12/2014 - 17:17

Earlier this week I posted a review of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan Z graphics card, a dual-GPU Kepler GK110 part that currently sells for $3000. If you missed that article you should read it first and catch up but the basic summary was that, for PC...


06/10/2014 - 14:25

In March of this year, NVIDIA announced the GeForce GTX Titan Z at its GPU Technology Conference. It was touted as the world's fastest graphics card with its pair of full GK110 GPUs but it came with an equally stunning price of $2999. NVIDIA claimed...

3DMark, Power, Sound and Conclusions

06/09/2014 - 09:08

Although we don't put a lot of weight behind the results from 3DMark, I know that a lot of readers use this as a point of reference so I have included it. [inline:files/review/2014-06-09/3dmark-fse_0.png] 3DMark has never been as kind to the Kepler...