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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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CES 2016: Seasonic prepares flagship Prime series of PSUs

01/08/2016 - 14:07

In a meeting with Seasonic at CES this week, the company revealed plans for a completely new series of power supplies coming this spring. The new Seasonic Prime series will come in both Platinum and Titanium editions, with wattage ranges of 650 watts to...

Intel Announces Core m Skylake and Cherry Trail Compute Sticks

01/06/2016 - 13:59

First up on the meeting block with the official opening of CES 2016 was Intel and its NUC and Compute Stick division. You should remember the Intel Compute Stick as a HDMI-enabled mini-computer in the shape of a slightly over sized USB drive. The...

CES 2016: NVIDIA talks SHIELD Updates and VR-Ready Systems

01/05/2016 - 21:39

Other than the in-depth discussion from NVIDIA on the Drive PX 2 and its push into autonomous driving, NVIDIA didn't have much other news to report. We stopped by the suite and got a few updates on SHIELD and the company's VR Ready program to...

AMD Radeon Technologies Group Previews Polaris Architecture

01/04/2016 - 11:20

In early December, I was able to spend some time with members of the newly formed Radeon Technologies Group (RTG), which is a revitalized and compartmentalized section of AMD that is taking over all graphics work. During those meetings, I was able to...

Pinnacle of Mobile Gaming: MSI GT72S Dominator Pro G with GTX 980

12/31/2015 - 15:37

I'm going to be honest with you right off the bat: there isn't much more I can say about the MSI GT72S notebook that hasn't already been said either on this website or on the PC Perspective Podcast. Though there are many iterations of this...

Gaming Performance and Conclusions

12/31/2015 - 11:48

The short version here is that the MSI GT72S with the GeForce GTX 980 GPU in it is going to provide (probably) the best mobile game experience you can buy today. To prove that, I tested a handful of games on the notebook against a desktop configuration...

ASUS MG278Q 2560x1440 144Hz FreeSync Monitor Review

12/30/2015 - 12:48

If you had asked me a year ago how many monitors we would be able to store in the PC Perspective offices, I would have vastly underestimated the true answer. It seems that not only is the demand from readers for information about the latest and greatest...

Video Perspective: AMD Powered Star Wars Battlefront Build

12/23/2015 - 15:41

In celebration of the release of The Force Awakens as well as the new Star Wars Battlefront game from DICE and EA, AMD sent over some hardware for us to use in a system build, targeted at getting users up and running in Battlefront with impressive...

The Microsoft Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 Review

12/21/2015 - 12:36

For the last 30 days or so, I have been using both Microsoft's new Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 as every day computing devices. The goal was to review these items from not just a handful of days of testing and benchmarking, but with some lengthy...

AMD Announces GPUOpen - Open Sourced Gaming Development

12/15/2015 - 09:00

As part of the AMD’s recent RTG (Radeon Technologies Group) Summit in Sonoma, the company released information about a new initiative to help drive development and evolution in the world of gaming called GPUOpen.  As the name implies, the idea...