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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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04/05/2014 - 00:15

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

04/05/2014 - 00:14

Metro: Last Light (DirectX 11)  


04/05/2014 - 00:13

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

04/05/2014 - 00:12

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

04/05/2014 - 00:10

Bioshock Infinite (DirectX 11)  

Battlefield 4

04/05/2014 - 00:04

Battlefield 4 (DirectX 11) Battlefield 4 features an intense and character-driven single player campaign, fused with the strongest elements of multiplayer. Pilot vehicles, take advantage of the dynamic destructible environments and don't let...

Performance Testing and Test Setup

04/05/2014 - 00:03

Testing the Radeon R9 295X2 created some interesting dilemmas. With this much power in a single graphics card, not only does 1920x1080 become pretty much irrelevant but 2560x1440 is child’s play as well. A card with this much compute power is...

The Card, Installation, Power Considerations

04/04/2014 - 23:56

AMD told us, early in our communications about the Radeon R9 295X2, that this card "was not for everyone". At first I was just assuming this meant we were going to see a limited edition style pricing or that availability itself would be limited...

Frame Rating: Battlefield 4 Mantle CrossFire Early Performance with FCAT

04/02/2014 - 11:37

Back in September AMD publicly announced Mantle, a new lower level API meant to offer more performance for gamers and more control for developers fed up with the restrictions of DirectX. Without diving too much into the politics of the release, the fact...

Platform Comparison and Closing Thoughts

04/02/2014 - 09:33

To give us a different view of all this data, I decided to make another set of graphs that only compared the CrossFire results of both 7850K and 3960X platforms, removing the single GPU performance for clarity. [inline:files/review/2014-04-02/...