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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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DX12 GPU and CPU Performance Tested: Ashes of the Singularity Benchmark

08/17/2015 - 13:41

I knew that the move to DirectX 12 was going to be a big shift for the industry. Since the introduction of the AMD Mantle API along with the Hawaii GPU architecture we have been inundated with game developers and hardware vendors talking about the...

Intel Skylake Gen9 Graphics Architecture

08/17/2015 - 13:35

As the week of Intel’s Developer Forum (IDF) begins, you can expect to see a lot of information about Intel’s 6th Generation Core architecture, codenamed Skylake, finally revealed. When I posted my review of the Core i7-6700K, the first...

Closing Thoughts and Going Forward

08/16/2015 - 17:26

So what can we make of all of this data and the first real-world gaming test for DirectX 12? Not much, but quite a bit. How?

Results, Heavy

08/16/2015 - 17:25

This set of benchmarks uses only the frame times and averages from the “heavy” third of the benchmark scenes. In theory, this should put more emphasis on the DX12 and CPU implementation for each combination of hardware. [inline:files/review/...

Results, Average

08/16/2015 - 17:22

These results are the average frames per second, derived from the frame times, for the entire 180 second benchmark run, combining data for normal, medium and heavy batch scenes. [inline:files/review/2015-08-16/ashes-5960x.png]

Benchmark detail, Screenshots, Methodology

08/16/2015 - 17:16

Data Overload

3dfx Voodoo 3 2000 PCI Unboxing - What year is it??!?

08/12/2015 - 16:43

What do you do when you have a new, in box 3dfx Voodoo 3 2000 graphics card that gets some water damage? You do a classic unboxing and then try to get that PCI graphics card from 1999 up and running and playing some Unreal Tournament.    [...

Qualcomm Introduces Adreno 5xx Architecture for Snapdragon 820

08/12/2015 - 07:30

Despite the success of the Snapdragon 805 and even the 808, Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 810 SoC had a tumultuous lifespan.  Rumors and stories about the chip and an inability to run in phone form factors without overheating and/or draining...

Gigabyte X99 System Build - Win a full Core i7-5960X PC!

08/07/2015 - 16:28

As we approach the end of summer and the beginning of the life of Windows 10, PC Perspective and Gigabyte (along with Thermaltake and Kingston) have teamed up to bring our readers a system build guide and giveaway that is sure to get your gears turning....

Upcoming Oculus SDK 0.7 Integrates Direct Driver Mode from AMD and NVIDIA

08/07/2015 - 10:46

In an email sent out by Oculus this morning, the company has revealed some interesting details  about the upcoming release of the Oculus SDK 0.7 on August 20th. The most interesting change is the introduction of Direct Driver Mode, developed in...