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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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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)  


10/09/2014 - 12:03

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

10/09/2014 - 12:02

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

10/09/2014 - 12:02

Bioshock Infinite (DirectX 11)  

Battlefield 4

10/09/2014 - 11:34

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...

Sniper Elite 3 Performance: Maxwell vs. Hawaii, DX11 vs. Mantle

10/07/2014 - 16:38

Earlier this week, we posted a brief story that looked at the performance of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor on the latest GPUs from both NVIDIA and AMD. Last week also marked the release of the v1.11 patch for Sniper Elite 3 that introduced an integrated...

AMD Dropping R9 290X to $399, R9 290 to $299

10/06/2014 - 14:21

On Saturday while finishing up the writing on our Shadow of Mordor performance story, I noticed something quite interesting. The prices of AMD's flagship Radeon products had all come down quite a bit. In an obvious response to the release of NVIDIA...