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Ryan Shrout
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Owner, Operator, Editor-in-Chief
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Florence, KY, USA
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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 - Multi-GPU

09/18/2014 - 18:13

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...

Battlefield 4 - Single GPU

09/18/2014 - 12:21

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...

Testing Setup and Frame Rating Explanation

09/18/2014 - 11:54

Testing Configuration While a change to the X99 + Haswell-E platform is coming soon, for this launch review, we are keeping with the standard SNB-E setup, still treating us well.

GeForce GTX 970 Retail Cards

09/18/2014 - 11:53

The GTX 970 reference specifications are listed here and I did, in fact, get a card from EVGA that is clocked at reference speeds in order to do our baselines testing (thanks!) [inline:files/review/2014-09-18/specs_970.jpg] Shader count drops from 2048...

The GeForce GTX 980 Reference Card

09/18/2014 - 11:52

With the new Maxwell architecture, NVIDIA was able to push the GPU clock speeds up to a level we just haven't seen before! [inline:files/review/2014-09-18/specs_980.jpg] The GTX 980 has reference speeds of 1126 MHz base clock with a 1216 MHz Boost,...

More Features: DX12, VR Direct, HDMI 2.0

09/18/2014 - 11:50

NVIDIA is touching on the virtual reality phenomenon as well, and they put a brand on its set of features to target devices like the Oculus Rift. VR Direct attempts to improve the user experience of VR in a handful of interesting ways. 

New Tech: MFAA, Dynamic Super Resolution, VXGI

09/18/2014 - 11:49

While most of the deep, architectural changes in GM204 are based around power and area efficiency, there are still some interesting feature additions NVIDIA has made to these cards that depend on some specific hardware implementations.  First up is...

IDF 2014: Intel Shows Core M 5Y70 Performance Numbers

09/09/2014 - 19:51

During a press session today with Intel, I was able to get some early performance results on Broadwell-Y in the form of the upcoming Core M 5Y70 processor. [inline:files/review/2014-09-09/llama1.jpg] Testing was done on a reference design platform code...

IDF 2014: Skylake Silicon Up and Running for 2H 2015 Release

09/09/2014 - 16:27

2015 is shaping up to be an interesting year for Intel's consumer processor product lines. We are still expected to see Broadwell make some kind of debut in a socketed form in addition to the mobile releases trickling out beginning this holiday, but...

IDF 2014: Intel and Google Announce Reference Design Program, Guaranteed 2 Week AOSP Updates

09/09/2014 - 12:00

During today's keynote of the Intel Developer Forum, Google and Intel jointly announced a new program aimed to ease the burden of Android deployment and speed up the operating system update adoption rates that have often plagued the ecosystem. In...