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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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Bioshock Infinite

06/23/2015 - 16:40

Bioshock Infinite (DirectX 11)  

Battlefield 4

06/23/2015 - 16:38

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...

Grand Theft Auto V

06/23/2015 - 15:40

Grand Theft Auto V (DirectX 11)

GPU Comparisons and Testing Setup

06/23/2015 - 15:37

Testing Configuration The specifications for our testing system haven't changed.

The AMD Fury X Graphics Card - Elegance and Style

06/23/2015 - 15:37

Much of the hype and excitement about the launch of the AMD Fury X was lifted last week. At the E3 conference, the company officially showed the card for the first time and, before that, several leaks had conspired to really give us a nearly completely...

Qualcomm History and its GPU (R)evolution

06/22/2015 - 10:33

Despite its market dominance, Qualcomm may be one of the least known contenders in the battle for the mobile space. While players like Apple, Samsung, and even NVIDIA are often cited as the most exciting and most revolutionary, none come close to the...

From concept to product

06/21/2015 - 23:14

EDA and pure-play foundries Some prefer to keep EDA companies and pure-play foundries in separate categories but I like to lump them together based on the synergies that exist between them. The major EDA companies include Cadence, Mentor Graphics and...

Low Cost Braswell NUC Incoming - Intel NUC NUC5CPYH for $129

06/21/2015 - 12:28

A reader sent in a link to a new listing on Amazon.com this morning that points to an as-yet-unreleased Intel NUC product, the Intel NUC5CPYH. This model will include a Celeron N3050 processor, which as listed by Intel's Ark site, is a dual-core, non...

AMD Catalyst 15.5 to 15.15 Performance Check - Validating AMD R9 390 Testing

06/19/2015 - 18:25

During the course of our review of the new Sapphire Nitro R9 390 8GB card earlier this week, a question came up on driver support. For testing the R9 300-series as well as the Fury X cards, AMD provided a new Catalyst 15.15 beta driver. The problem is...

Sapphire Nitro Radeon R9 390 8GB Review

06/18/2015 - 23:52

The new AMD Radeon R9 and R7 300-series of graphics cards are coming into the world with a rocky start. We have seen rumors and speculation about what GPUs are going to be included, what changes would be made and what prices these would be shipping at...