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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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GDC 14: Intel Ready Mode offers low power, always connected desktops

03/19/2014 - 19:00

Intel Ready Mode is a new technology that looks to offer some of the features of connected standby for desktop and all-in-one PCs while using new power states of the Haswell architecture to keep power consumption incredibly low.  By combining a 4th...

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti Roundup: EVGA, Galaxy and PNY Overclocked

03/19/2014 - 10:58

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti has been getting a lot of attention around the hardware circuits recently, but for good reason.  It remains interesting from a technology stand point as it is the first, and still the only, Maxwell based GPU available...

Samsung 840 EVO 1TB SSD for $469, 750GB for $388

03/18/2014 - 17:58

Back in January I wrote a short editorial that asked the question: "Is now the time to buy an SSD?" At that time we were looking at a combination of price drops with a lack of upcoming hardware releases. Since that published we have seen the...

Coin Mining Performance, Power, Sound and Conclusions

03/18/2014 - 17:10

I know it’s a touchy subject, but we did want to see what these cards could actually pull in terms of coin mining / cryptocurrency performance.  Here is our best result, courtesy of the overclocked EVGA GTX 750 Ti FTW. [inline:files/review/...

Overclocking Results

03/18/2014 - 17:02

Overclocking a graphics card (or anything for that matter) and then reporting on it is always a tenuous adventure.  Our results could be abnormal on the high side or the low side, and taking it as gospel before picking your GPU option is usually an...

Metro: Last Light

03/18/2014 - 17:00

Metro: Last Light (DirectX 11)  

Battlefield 4

03/18/2014 - 16:59

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...

Frame Rating Performance Testing Setup

03/18/2014 - 14:21

For our testing today, we are only going to be looking at two specific games: Battlefield 4 and Metro: Last Light.  Because these cards are based on the exact same GPU with slightly different clock rates, the variances between them are going to be...

Real World Clock Speed and Temperature Comparison

03/18/2014 - 14:18

Base clocks, boost clocks, real time clocks, grandfather clocks….what does it all mean?  Looking at the specifications it seems pretty straight forward: the PNY card will run the fastest at 1281 MHz Boost clock, followed by the EVGA at 1268...

Galaxy GTX 750 Ti GC and PNY GTX 750 Ti XLR8 OC

03/18/2014 - 14:14

The Galaxy GTX 750 Ti GC model is also custom cooled and uses a custom PCB when compared to the reference setup.  Galaxy’s cooler is a bit flashier, a bit more “eastern” in its design, but it accomplishes its goal of keeping the...