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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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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...

Google Nexus 6 Phone / Phablet with 6-in 2560x1440 Screen, Android Lollipop

10/15/2014 - 11:39

The Android mobile market just got shifted again after three key announcements from Google today to refresh the Nexus family of products that have served as the flagships for Android devices for several years. First up is the Nexus 6, a phone or phablet...

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

10/13/2014 - 21:28

UPDATE: You missed this weeks live stream but you can watch the game play via this YouTube embed!! I'm sure like the staff at PC Perspective, many of our readers have been obsessively playing the Borderlands games since the first release in 2009....

NVIDIA GTX 980 3-Way and 4-Way SLI Performance

10/10/2014 - 13:16

The idea of multi-GPU gaming is pretty simple on the surface. By adding another GPU into your gaming PC, the game and the driver are able to divide the workload of the game engine and send half of the work to one GPU and half to another, then combining...

Power Consumption, Sound and Closing Thoughts

10/09/2014 - 12:13

Okay, we have looked at performance from a bunch of different angles, now let's compare power and sound levels of 4-Way SLI. [inline:files/review/2014-10-09/power.png]

3DMark Fire Strike and Unigine Heaven

10/09/2014 - 12:11

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...

Sniper Elite 3

10/09/2014 - 12:10

Sniper Elite 3 (DirectX 11)   Sniper Elite III is a tactical shooter video game developed by Rebellion Developments and published by 505 Games. The game is a prequel to Rebellion's 2012 game Sniper Elite V2, and is the third installment in the...


10/09/2014 - 12:05

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

10/09/2014 - 12:04

Metro: Last Light (DirectX 11)