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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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How Intel Job Cuts and Restructuring Affect Enthusiasts

04/21/2016 - 13:44

Earlier this week Intel announced a major restructuring that will result in the loss of 12,000 jobs over the next several weeks, an amount equal to approximately 11% of the company's workforce. I've been sitting on the news for a while, trying to...

Comparison: PS4 Remote Play vs. Xbox One Streaming

04/20/2016 - 17:14

With our overview of each platform out of the way, it's time to turn to the most important question: how do Xbox One Streaming and PS4 Remote Play compare? If you already own one of the two consoles, the point of a comparison may be of little...

PS4 and Limitations

04/20/2016 - 17:11

PS4 Remote Play for Windows and OS X

Sony plans PlayStation NEO with massive APU hardware upgrade

04/19/2016 - 10:21

Based on a new report coming from Giant Bomb, Sony is set to release a new console this year with upgraded processing power and a focus on 4K capabilities, code named NEO. We have been hearing for several weeks that both Microsoft and Sony were planning...

Video Perspective: Breaking Down MSI's Gaming Notebooks

04/18/2016 - 12:51

A month or so back, I had a friend come to me asking for advice on which gaming notebook he should purchase. He had specific needs that were tailored to a portable gaming machine: he wanted to have a single machine for home and mobile use, he wanted to...

About PC Perspective

04/12/2016 - 11:07

PC Perspective provides news, reviews and commentary on the world of computers, technology and gaming for our readers, listeners and viewers. We cover everything from motherboards to processors to graphics cards and solid state drives, providing detailed...

AMD Radeon Crimson Edition drivers continue quality improvement

04/11/2016 - 10:23

For longer than AMD would like to admit, Radeon drivers and software were often criticized for plaguing issues on performance, stability and features. As the graphics card market evolved and software became a critical part of the equation, that...

Measuring VR Performance and Experiences - A Prologue

04/05/2016 - 10:08

It has been an interesting past several weeks and I find myself in an interesting spot. Clearly, and without a shred of doubt, virtual reality, more than any other gaming platform that has come before it, needs an accurate measure of performance and...

More Complications - Matching Experienced Performance

04/05/2016 - 00:21

It’s not quite that simple though, there are more complications involving the experience of using a VR headset compared to the performance data we showed you on the previous page. The most interesting example we can show revolves around the ability...

Testing Process and Early Results

04/05/2016 - 00:20

Our system setup for this quick look at VR performance uses the $900 VR Build we did last month at its base, with variable graphics cards. That includes a Core i5-6500 processor, 8GB of memory, 250GB SSD and more. We tested with a GTX 970, GTX 980 Ti, R9...