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Ryan Shrout
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Owner, Operator, Editor-in-Chief
Location
Florence, KY, USA
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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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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Performance Testing

10/05/2014 - 14:22

In what can most definitely be called the best surprise of the fall game release schedule, the open-world action game set in the Lord of the Rings world, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has been receiving impressive reviews from gamers and the media. (...

4K Testing and Closing Thoughts

10/04/2014 - 13:56

Very High Preset (Please excuse the FRAPs and Observed FPS graphs stopping at 40s rather than 60s without the graphs adjusting. A small error in our analyzation scripts needs to be ferreted out.) [inline:files/review/2014-10-04/...

Shadow of Mordor - 2560x1440

10/04/2014 - 13:53

Very High Preset (Please excuse the FRAPs and Observed FPS graphs stopping at 40s rather than 60s without the graphs adjusting. A small error in our analyzation scripts needs to be ferreted out.) [inline:files/review/2014-10-04/...

EVGA Hydro Copper GTX 980 Water Block Early Performance Testing

10/02/2014 - 14:36

While once a very popular way to cool your PC, the art of custom water loops tapered off in the early 2000s as the benefits of better cooling, and overclocking in general, met with diminished returns. In its place grew a host of companies offering closed...

Overclocking Results, Voltage Limits

10/01/2014 - 13:39

Despite what I would describe as complete overkill cooling for a power-efficient GPU like the GM204 used in the GTX 980, I was a bit let down by the total maximum overclock I was able to reach. [inline:files/review/2014-10-01/oc-reference.jpg] Click to...

EVGA Live Stream! Learn about Maxwell, X99 and Win Prizes!!

09/27/2014 - 23:25

UPDATE: If you missed the live stream with myself and Jacob, you can catch the entire event in the video below. You won't want to miss out on seeing the first ever GTX 980 water block as well as announcements on new Torq mice! EVGA has been a busy...

NVIDIA Confirms It Has No Plans to Support Adaptive Sync

09/27/2014 - 18:24

During an interview that we streamed live with NVIDIA's Tom Petersen this past Thursday, it was confirmed that NVIDIA is not currently working on, or has any current plans to, add support for the VESA-based and AMD-pushed Adaptive Sync portion of the...

PCPer Live! NVIDIA Maxwell, GTX 980, GTX 970 Discussion with Tom Petersen, Q&A

09/26/2014 - 11:14

UPDATE: If you missed the live stream yesterday, I have good news: the interview and all the information/demos provided are available to you on demand right here. Enjoy! Last week NVIDIA launched GM204, otherwise known as Maxwell and now branded as the...

Acer XB280HK 28-in 4K G-Sync Monitor Review

09/24/2014 - 08:04

Here they come - the G-Sync monitors are finally arriving at our doors! A little over a month ago we got to review the ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q, a 2560x1440 144 Hz monitor that was the first retail-ready display to bring NVIDIA's variable refresh...

Gaming Impressions and Closing Thoughts

09/23/2014 - 13:48

Setup of a G-Sync monitor is painless. As long as you have recent drivers from GeForce.com it will recognize the Acer XB280HK and show you a new menu option. You simply enable G-Sync there then change the Vertical Sync setting to "G-SYNC" in...