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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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Metro: Last Light

09/09/2015 - 20:47

Metro: Last Light (DirectX 11)  


09/09/2015 - 20:45

GRID 2 (DirectX 11)   Be fast, be first and be famous as the race returns in GRID 2, the sequel to the BAFTA-award winning, multi-million selling Race Driver: GRID.

Crysis 3

09/09/2015 - 20:43

Crysis 3 (DirectX 11)   Master the power of the Nanosuit. Armor, Speed, Strength and the ability to cloak are the ingredients of the most effective tactical combat armor ever created. Suit up! It's all yours in Crysis 3.

Bioshock Infinite

09/09/2015 - 20:42

Bioshock Infinite (DirectX 11)  

Battlefield 4

09/09/2015 - 20:40

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

09/09/2015 - 20:37

Grand Theft Auto V (DirectX 11)

Testing Setup and GPU Selection

09/09/2015 - 20:20

In case you haven’t figured it out yet, our testing selection for the graphics cards in this review is pretty specific. The new AMD Radeon R9 Nano, at $650, has some pretty big shoes to fill. In reality, the R9 Nano is only competing against a very...

Power Consumption and Overclocking

09/09/2015 - 20:17

Direct GPU Power Consumption Testing With a TDP limit of just 175 watts, I was curious how closely AMD would actually get to that level with the new Radeon R9 Nano. As it turns out: damned close. First, let’s look at our standard “from the...

Noise Testing, SFF System Build, Temperatures

09/09/2015 - 20:16

Sound and Noise Concerns – Those Damn Coils When AMD launched the AMD Fury X card, one of the difficulties that AMD had was the annoying pump whine that permeated through the initial run of testing samples as well as the first batch of retail...

GPU Clock - The Real Story

09/09/2015 - 20:15

When I previewed the Radeon R9 Nano (the second time) I theorized that even though AMD was claiming the GPU was rated at “up to” 1.0 GHz clock  rate – just 50 MHz slower than the Fury X – it would likely not hit anywhere near...