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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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PC Perspective on Patreon - Supporting In-Depth, Technical Content

01/13/2016 - 21:39

Much of what I am going to say here is repeated from the description on our brand new Patreon support page, but I think a direct line to our readers is in order. First, I think you may need a little back story. Ask anyone that has been doing online media...

Gaming Impressions, Pricing, Conclusions

01/12/2016 - 13:51

With support for G-Sync, the Acer Predator X34 display targets the enthusiast PC gamer that wants arguably the best display experience that exists - at least in this reviewers opinion.

Calibration and Viewing Angles

01/12/2016 - 13:50

Most monitor vendors today will advertise the color accuracy of their displays to some degree on marketing material, and the Predator X34 is no different. More often than not we find that the out of box experience with monitors can be quite poor,...

Physical Design, OSD, Overdrive Capability

01/12/2016 - 13:49

If you read our review of the Acer XR341CK FreeSync monitor, much of the style and design for that display is carried over to the Acer Predator X34, here.  [inline:files/review/2016-01-12/02_0.jpg]

CES 2016: EVGA is making a gaming case

01/08/2016 - 18:09

While we have already posted our story and given you a video breakdown of the upcoming EVGA SC 17 gaming notebook, the company had another revolutionary product on display at its suite that I think our readers are going to enjoy seeing. I bring to you,...

CES 2016: AMD Shows Polaris Architecture and HDMI FreeSync Displays

01/08/2016 - 14:56

At its suite at CES this year, AMD was showing off a couple of new technologies. First, we got to see the upcoming Polaris GPU architecture in action running Star Wars Battlefront with some power meters hooked up. This is a similar demo to what I saw in...

CES 2016: Seasonic prepares flagship Prime series of PSUs

01/08/2016 - 14:07

In a meeting with Seasonic at CES this week, the company revealed plans for a completely new series of power supplies coming this spring. The new Seasonic Prime series will come in both Platinum and Titanium editions, with wattage ranges of 650 watts to...

Intel Announces Core m Skylake and Cherry Trail Compute Sticks

01/06/2016 - 13:59

First up on the meeting block with the official opening of CES 2016 was Intel and its NUC and Compute Stick division. You should remember the Intel Compute Stick as a HDMI-enabled mini-computer in the shape of a slightly over sized USB drive. The...

CES 2016: NVIDIA talks SHIELD Updates and VR-Ready Systems

01/05/2016 - 21:39

Other than the in-depth discussion from NVIDIA on the Drive PX 2 and its push into autonomous driving, NVIDIA didn't have much other news to report. We stopped by the suite and got a few updates on SHIELD and the company's VR Ready program to...

AMD Radeon Technologies Group Previews Polaris Architecture

01/04/2016 - 11:20

In early December, I was able to spend some time with members of the newly formed Radeon Technologies Group (RTG), which is a revitalized and compartmentalized section of AMD that is taking over all graphics work. During those meetings, I was able to...