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Real Name
Ryan Shrout
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Owner, Operator, Editor-in-Chief
Location
Florence, KY, USA
Bio

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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Recent Posts

VR System Build Guide Spring 2016: Mid-range at $1500

03/23/2016 - 09:00

Early this year I started getting request after request for hardware suggestions for upcoming PC builds for VR. The excitement surrounding the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive has caught fire across all spectrums of technology, from PC enthusiasts to gaming...

Intel officially ends the era of "tick-tock" processor production

03/22/2016 - 16:08

It should come as little surprise to our readers that have followed news about Kaby Lake, Intel's extension of the Skylake architecture that officially broke nearly a decade of tick-tock processor design. With tick-tock, Intel would iterate in...

VR System Build Guide Spring 2016: Budget Cost of $900

03/21/2016 - 15:49

Early this year I started getting request after request for hardware suggestions for upcoming PC builds for VR. The excitement surrounding the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive has caught fire across all spectrums of technology, from PC enthusiasts to gaming...

Valve targeting lower price systems and GPUs for VR

03/19/2016 - 14:02

A story posted over at UploadVR has some interesting information that came out of the final days of GDC last week. We know that Valve, HTC and Oculus have recommended users have a Radeon R9 290 or GTX 970 GPU or higher to run virtual reality content on...

Video Perspective: Spending the day with an Oculus Rift

03/16/2016 - 09:00

As part of our second day at GDC, Ken and I spent 4+ hours with Oculus during their "Game Days 2016" event, an opportunity for us to taste test games in 30 minute blocks, getting more hands on time than we ever have before. The event was...

AMD's Raja Koduri talks moving past CrossFire, smaller GPU dies, HBM2 and more.

03/15/2016 - 01:02

After hosting the AMD Capsaicin event at GDC tonight, the SVP and Chief Architect of the Radeon Technologies Group Raja Koduri sat down with me to talk about the event and offered up some additional details on the Radeon Pro Duo, upcoming Polaris GPUs...

AMD claims 83% VR market share, shows VR on Polaris

03/14/2016 - 18:00

As part of AMD’s Capsaicin event in San Francisco today, the company is making some bold statements around its strategy for VR, including massive market share dominance, new readiness programs and the future of VR with the Polaris architecture due...

AMD launches dual-Fiji card as Radeon Pro Duo, targeting VR developers, for $1500

03/14/2016 - 18:00

It’s finally here, and AMD is ready to ship it, the much discussed and often debated dual-Fiji graphics card that the company first showed with the launch of the Fury series of Radeon cards way back in June of last year. It was unnamed then, and I...

AMD Live Stream and Live Blog TODAY!!

03/14/2016 - 15:41

AMD is hosting an event during the Games Developer Conference called Capsaicin, focused on VR, the new Polaris architecture, and will be announcing some new products we can't discuss quite yet. (*wink*) On our PC Perspective Live! page we are hosting...

PresentMon: Frame Time Performance Data for DX12 / UWP Games

03/10/2016 - 13:08

During all the commotion last week surrounding the release of a new Ashes of the Singularity DX12 benchmark, Microsoft's launching of the Gears of War Ultimate Edition on the Windows Store and the company's supposed desire to merge Xbox and PC...