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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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Battlefield 4

07/09/2015 - 13:38

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

07/09/2015 - 13:28

Grand Theft Auto V (DirectX 11)

New AMD Fury X Pumps May Reduce Noise Levels

07/02/2015 - 14:03

According to a couple of users from the Anandtech forums and others, there is another wave of AMD Fury X cards making their way out into the world. Opening up the top of the Fury X card to reveal the Cooler Master built water cooler pump, there are two...

Retail AMD Fury X Sound Testing - Pump Whine Investigation

07/01/2015 - 12:33

In our review of AMD's latest flagship graphics card, the Radeon R9 Fury X, I noticed and commented on the unique sound that the card was producing during our testing. A high pitched whine, emanating from the pump of the self-contained water cooler...

The AMD Radeon R9 Fury X 4GB Review - Fiji Finally Tested

06/24/2015 - 08:00

Officially unveiled by AMD during E3 last week, we are finally ready to show you our review of the brand new Radeon R9 Fury X graphics card. Very few times has a product launch meant more to a company, and to its industry, than the Fury X does this...

Overclocking, Pricing and Conclusions

06/23/2015 - 17:22

Overclocking with AMD graphics cards has always been a very different experience than overclocking with NVIDIA cards. The software tools for it aren't as advanced, and using the Catalyst driver integration always seems kind of clunky while not...

Power Consumption and Sound Levels

06/23/2015 - 17:21

With flagship GPUs not touting power consumption and efficiency as one of the key tenets of design, how much was AMD able to improve its stance compared to the incredibly impressive Maxwell GPU from NVIDIA and the Hawaii GPU from AMD a couple years back...

3DMark FireStrike and Unigine Heaven

06/23/2015 - 16:45

Now that we have taken a look at our gaming tests using our Frame Rating metrics and testing methods, we are including a set of tests from more standard benchmarks like Unigine Heaven and the new 3DMark benchmark.  I consider these tests to be...


06/23/2015 - 16:44

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (DirectX 9)   The Empire of Tamriel is on the edge. The High King of Skyrim has been murdered. Alliances form as claims to the throne are made. In the midst of this conflict, a far more dangerous, ancient evil is...

Metro: Last Light

06/23/2015 - 16:43

Metro: Last Light (DirectX 11)