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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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Multi-GPU Support, Power Design

06/28/2016 - 14:40

Polaris Display Technology Support The big story around display technology with Polaris is the move to support DisplayPort 1.3/1.4, HDMI 2.0b and the on-coming HDR screens. [inline:files/review/2016-06-28/slides-21.jpg]

The Polaris Architecture - 4th Generation GCN

06/28/2016 - 14:40

Polaris marks 4th generation of AMD’s GCN architecture, an evolution of a design put in place with the HD 7000 series of graphics card in 2011. This iteration adds some crucial new pieces to the puzzle though it does so without drastic fundamental...

The Huawei MateBook Review: A Denial-of-Surface Attack

06/28/2016 - 10:12

When we first saw the announcement of the MateBook in Spain back in March, pricing was immediately impressive. The base model of the tablet starts at just $699; $200 less than the lowest-priced Surface Pro 4, with features and performance that pretty...

Podcast #405 - AMD RX 480 Hands-on, 32-core Zen rumors, VBIOS scandal and more!

06/23/2016 - 13:02

PC Perspective Podcast #405 - 06/23/2016 Join us this week as we discuss an AMD RX 480 hands-on, 32-core Zen rumors, the ASUS/MSI VBIOS scandal and more! You can subscribe to us through iTunes and you can still access it directly through the RSS page...

Battery Life and Closing Thoughts

06/21/2016 - 15:21

With any mobile device, battery life and portability is key. The Huawei MateBook definitely has the portability side of the equation nailed – the device is slim, light and the keyboard dock keeps everything protected. You could justifiably complain...


06/21/2016 - 15:21

Evaluating performance on a device like the MateBook is equally more complex and more simplified, depending on who you ask. The performance of the Core m5-6Y54 is clearly and definitively going to be lower than any Core i5 processor when both are using...

Screen, Keyboard, Stylus, Dock

06/21/2016 - 15:20

The screen on the Huawei MateBook is an impressive piece of the puzzle, with a startlingly low amount of bezel. It is not quite as “wow” inspiring as the Dell XPS 13 is, but for a device that you will hold in your hands having some area that...

Looking to build your first PC this summer? We have a guide for you!

06/21/2016 - 14:32

We don't usually do this, but I have been getting a lot of emails and messages on social media from gamers looking to build their first PC this summer. With the release of the high end GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 cards this month, and the pending...

ASUS Responds to GTX 1080 "Reviewer VBIOS" Concerns

06/17/2016 - 12:52

Yesterday, there were several news stories posted on TechpowerUp and others claiming that ASUS and MSI were sending out review samples of GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 graphics cards with higher clock speeds than retail parts. The insinuation of course...

Podcast #404 - Crucial MX300, E3 hardware news, GTX 1080 Shortages and more!

06/16/2016 - 11:43

PC Perspective Podcast #404 - 06/16/2016 Join us this week as we discuss the new Crucial MX300 SSD, news on upcoming Xbox hardware changes, GTX 1080 shortages and more! You can subscribe to us through iTunes and you can still access it directly through...