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Ryan Shrout
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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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Microsoft DirectX 12 Live Blog Recap

03/21/2014 - 13:25

We had some requests for a permanent spot for the live blog images and text from this week's GDC 14 DirectX 12 reveal.  Here it is included below!! /* Adjust the height to best suite your page */ /* Remove height property to have all text show...

Set your calendar! PC Perspective GDC 14 DirectX 12 Live Blog is Coming!

03/19/2014 - 19:26

UPDATE: If you are looking for the live blog information including commentary and photos, we have placed it in archive format right over here.  Thanks!! It is nearly time for Microsoft to reveal the secrets behind DirectX 12 and what it will offer...

Intel Devil's Canyon Offers Haswell with Improved TIM, 9-series Chipsets

03/19/2014 - 19:00

An update to the existing Haswell 4th Generation Core processors will be hitting retail sometime in mid-2014 according to what Intel has just told us. This new version of the existing processors will include new CPU packaging and the oft-requested...

Intel brings Iris Pro Graphics to Broadwell in LGA Sockets

03/19/2014 - 19:00

We have great news for you this evening!  The demise of the LGA processor socket for Intel desktop users has been great exaggerated.  During a press session at GDC we learned that not only will Intel be offering LGA based processors for...

Intel Confirms Haswell-E, 8-core Extreme Edition with DDR4 Memory

03/19/2014 - 19:00

While talking with press at GDC in San Francisco today, Intel is pulling out all the stops to assure enthusiasts and gamers that they haven't been forgotten!  Since the initial release of the first Extreme Edition processor in 2003 (Pentium 4),...

GDC 14: Intel Ready Mode offers low power, always connected desktops

03/19/2014 - 19:00

Intel Ready Mode is a new technology that looks to offer some of the features of connected standby for desktop and all-in-one PCs while using new power states of the Haswell architecture to keep power consumption incredibly low.  By combining a 4th...

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti Roundup: EVGA, Galaxy and PNY Overclocked

03/19/2014 - 10:58

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti has been getting a lot of attention around the hardware circuits recently, but for good reason.  It remains interesting from a technology stand point as it is the first, and still the only, Maxwell based GPU available...

Samsung 840 EVO 1TB SSD for $469, 750GB for $388

03/18/2014 - 17:58

Back in January I wrote a short editorial that asked the question: "Is now the time to buy an SSD?" At that time we were looking at a combination of price drops with a lack of upcoming hardware releases. Since that published we have seen the...

Coin Mining Performance, Power, Sound and Conclusions

03/18/2014 - 17:10

I know it’s a touchy subject, but we did want to see what these cards could actually pull in terms of coin mining / cryptocurrency performance.  Here is our best result, courtesy of the overclocked EVGA GTX 750 Ti FTW. [inline:files/review/...

Overclocking Results

03/18/2014 - 17:02

Overclocking a graphics card (or anything for that matter) and then reporting on it is always a tenuous adventure.  Our results could be abnormal on the high side or the low side, and taking it as gospel before picking your GPU option is usually an...