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Ryan Shrout
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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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Video Perspective: Intel Giving Away 6950X + SSD 750 Systems at PAX Prime

06/07/2016 - 15:29

Intel is partnering with 12 of their top system builders to build amazing PCs around the Core i7-6950X 10-core Extreme Edition processor and the SSD 750 Series drives. Intel will be raffling off 7 of these systems at PAX Prime in September. You can...

AMD Polaris Radeon RX 480 will launch for $199, more than 5 TFLOPS of compute

05/31/2016 - 22:00

At its Computex 2016 press conference in Taipei today, AMD has announced the branding and pricing, along with basic specifications, for one of its upcoming Polaris GPUs shipping later this June. The Radeon RX 480, based on Polaris 10, will cost just $199...

Intel Core i7-6950X 10-core Broadwell-E Review

05/31/2016 - 02:00

It has been nearly two years since the release of the Haswell-E platform, which began with the launch of the Core i7-5960X processor. Back then, the introduction of an 8-core consumer processor was the primary selling point; along with the new X99...

ASUS Avalon concept PC merges desktops and DIY with cable-free mindset

05/30/2016 - 08:04

If you expected Computex to be bland and stale this year, ASUS has something that is going to change your mind. During the company's Republic of Gamers press conference, it revealed a concept PC design it has been working on dubbed Avalon. The goal...

Computex 2016: ASUS ROG Rampage V Edition 10: Extreme-performance gaming motherboard

05/30/2016 - 07:18

In celebration of 10 years of ASUS ROG motherboards, the company today revealed the new Rampage V Edition 10, an X99 motherboard targeting the release of the Intel Broadwell-E processors that are also set to be announced this week at Computex. This new...

Computex 2016: ASUS Announces ROG Swift PG248Q 180Hz G-Sync Monitor

05/30/2016 - 07:12

During the company's Republic of Gamers event at Computex 2016, ASUS officially announced the release of the ROG Swift PG248Q monitor. Though we have seen it teased previously, today's information release has some interesting new details. [inline...

The GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Founders Edition Review

05/29/2016 - 18:00

It’s only been three weeks since NVIDIA unveiled the GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 graphics cards at a live streaming event in Austin, TX. But it feels like those two GPUs, one of which hasn't even been reviewed until today, have already...

Power Consumption, Perf per Dollar, Closing Thoughts

05/27/2016 - 05:14

Power Consumption Testing [inline:files/review/2016-05-27/power-idle.png] [inline:files/review/2016-05-27/power-load.png]

Compression and Encryption

05/27/2016 - 05:11

7-Zip Compression I decided to replace the WinRAR test with a more repeatable and threaded application – 7-Zip. [inline:files/review/2016-05-27/7zip.png]   It takes all 8 threads to get it there, but the flagship Broadwell-E processor takes...

Rendering and Scientific

05/27/2016 - 05:10

CineBench 11.5 This rendering benchmark, based off of the Cinema 4D engine, is a terrific indicator for multi-threaded processing.