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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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CES 2015: Dell Venue 8 7000 8-in Atom Tablet

01/06/2015 - 13:00

Dell's Venue 8 7000-series Android tablet has been previewed for some time with my first hands on coming at the Intel Developer Forum this past September. The specifications are pretty straight forward. [inline:files/news/2015-01-06/venue-2.jpg]...

CES 2015: Dell XPS 13 Notebook is Slim, Sleek and Nearly Bezel-less

01/06/2015 - 13:00

Honestly, it takes something pretty special to get us excited about a laptop in today's market. Sure, the MSI GT80 Titan was able to do it but it required a full-travel Cherry MX Brown keyboard to do it! The new Dell XPS 13 was able to as well, but...

CES 2015: Gigabyte X99-SOC Champion Motherboard Launches

01/05/2015 - 20:06

Gigabyte has been catering to extreme overclocking with several recent motherboard releases, the most recent of which is the new X99-SOC Champion. Gigabyte made some interesting decisions for this design that focus on increasing overclocking capability...

CES 2015: Gigabyte Brix Broadwell is exactly what you think it is

01/05/2015 - 19:35

Along with the launch of Intel's 5th Generation Core processor, codenamed Broadwell, Gigabyte announced a set of updated Brix and Brix s SFF systems using the new platform. The rest of the hardware remains mostly unchanged and the barebones "...

CES 2015: Gigabyte GTX 980 WaterForce 3-Way SLI Monster Spotted

01/05/2015 - 19:15

Back in November Gigabyte asked for all your money in exchange for a set of three GeForce GTX 980 cards each running in a circuit of self-contained water cooling. After finally seeing the GTX 980 WaterForce in person I can tell you that it's big, it...

CES 2015: We Just Spotted the ASUS PG27AQ 4K 60 Hz IPS G-Sync Monitor

01/05/2015 - 13:17

Sure, the ASUS press conference hasn't started yet, but we did find a new monitor on display in the lobby. The ASUS PG27AQ is a 27-in monitor with a 4K resolution and a 60 Hz refresh rate. Even better is that this is an IPS panel and utilizes NVIDIA...

CES 2015: MSI Z97I Gaming ACK Mini-ITX Motherboard

01/05/2015 - 03:24

We have definitely seen our share of Z97 motherboards using the Mini-ITX form factor by now, but the new MSI Z97I Gaming ACK offers a couple of unique twists worth noting. First, the board features both wireless and wired Killer Networking components,...

CES 2015: MSI AG240 4K Edition Gaming All-in-One

01/05/2015 - 03:01

Our review of the MSI AG270 Gaming AIO was pretty eye opening; I really didn't expect to find that kind of gaming capability inside an all-in-one chassis. Building on that success, MSI is preparing for a March release of the AG240 4K Edition, which...

CES 2015: NVIDIA Tegra Press Conference Live Stream

01/04/2015 - 19:41

Tonight at 8pm PT / 11pm ET NVIDIA will be hosting its annual press conference from CES 2015. While I fully expect the majority of the information to be on Tegra-related products, there is a chance they could slip in some GeForce products as well. I...

CES 2015: MSI Implements USB 3.1 and USB Type-C Connector

01/04/2015 - 19:21

If you are like me, you probably thought the world of USB was going to be stable for a bit. Not so much as it turns out! MSI was showing off a couple of new products in its suite at CES 2015 that showcase new performance levels for USB as well as a much-...