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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 Catalyst Omega Driver Release - Performance, Features, Stability

12/09/2014 - 00:00

There are smart people that work at AMD. A quick look at the company's products, including the APU lineup as well as the discrete GPU fields, clearly indicates a lineup of talent in engineering, design, marketing and business. It's not perfect of...

Performance and Bug Fixes

12/08/2014 - 15:46

While every driver claims to improve performance from one version to the next, the Omega driver is doing the same. [inline:files/review/2014-12-08/slide14.jpg] [inline:files/review/2014-12-08/slide15.jpg]

MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Gaming Graphics Card Review

12/01/2014 - 11:30

It has been a couple of months since the release of the GeForce GTX 970 and the GM204 GPU that it is based on. After the initial wave of stock on day one, NVIDIA had admittedly struggled to keep these products available. Couple that with rampant concerns...

Overclocking, Power, Noise and Conclusions

11/26/2014 - 11:37

Though the benchmarks on the previous pages are important to see, the real differentiating features of retail cards from the same GPU class come in the form of power, noise, and overclocking. In these areas, the MSI GTX 970 Gaming is superb. [inline:...

3DMark and Unigine Heaven

11/26/2014 - 11:36

Now that we have taken a look at our gaming tests using our Frame Rating metrics and testing methods, we are including a set of tests from more standard benchmarks, like Unigine Heaven and the new 3DMark benchmark.  I consider these tests to be...


11/26/2014 - 11:33

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (DirectX 9)   The Empire of Tamriel is on the edge. The High King of Skyrim has been murdered. Alliances form as claims to the throne are made. In the midst of this conflict, a far more dangerous, ancient evil is...

Metro: Last Light

11/26/2014 - 11:32

Metro: Last Light (DirectX 11)  


11/26/2014 - 11:31

GRID 2 (DirectX 11)   Be fast, be first and be famous as the race returns in GRID 2, the sequel to the BAFTA-award winning, multi-million selling Race Driver: GRID.

Crysis 3

11/26/2014 - 11:31

Crysis 3 (DirectX 11)   Master the power of the Nanosuit. Armor, Speed, Strength and the ability to cloak are the ingredients of the most effective tactical combat armor ever created. Suit up! It's all yours in Crysis 3.

Bioshock Infinite

11/26/2014 - 11:30

Bioshock Infinite (DirectX 11)