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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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Seiki and PC Perspective Are Giving Away a Pair of SM40UNP 40-in 4K 60 Hz Monitors!

06/18/2015 - 10:10

Earlier today we posted our review of the Seiki Pro SM40UNP monitor, a 40-in behemoth with a 4K resolution and 60 Hz refresh rate. Clearly this is not a monitor for mere mortals: you must have an impressive system to push out the pixels required for a 4K...

3DMark, Power and Conclusions

06/18/2015 - 01:45

Now that we have taken a look at gaming tests using our Frame Rating metrics and testing methods, we are including a set of tests from 3DMark in order to help with points of reference for readers.  I consider these tests to be somewhat of a "...

Metro: Last Light

06/18/2015 - 01:42

Metro: Last Light (DirectX 11)  

Battlefield 4

06/18/2015 - 01:41

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

06/18/2015 - 01:38

Grand Theft Auto V (DirectX 11)

Frame Rating and Testing Setup

06/18/2015 - 01:33

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

Sapphire Nitro R9 390 8GB

06/18/2015 - 01:19

Now that we've gone over specifications and numbers of the 300-series GPUs, let's dive into the actual graphics card we have on the test bench today: the Sapphire Nitro R9 390 8GB. [inline:files/review/2015-06-18/DSC02523.jpg]

AMD Fury X2 Dual Fiji GPU Card Shown at PC Gaming Show

06/16/2015 - 22:36

During the PC Gamer PC Gaming Show, much of the industry was on hand to talk about its take on the state of PC gaming. While there, AMD took the opportunity to show off the dual-GPU Fiji-based AMD Radeon R9 Fury X2 card. (Editor's note: we don't...

AMD Officially Announces Radeon R9 Fury X and Fury Graphics Cards

06/16/2015 - 13:22

It's finally official: AMD Radeon R9 Fury X and Fury graphics cards are coming soon. Here's the details you need to know: window.onload=function(){ var tfrow = document.getElementById('tfhover').rows.length; var tbRow=[]; for (var i=1;i

AMD Announces Radeon R9 Nano 6-in Graphics Card

06/16/2015 - 13:02

On stage at the AMD E3 2015 press conference, AMD's CEO Lisa Su announced the Radeon R9 Nano, a 6-in PCB small form factor graphics card that will feature "2x the performance per watt of the R9 290X" as well as "significantly"...