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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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Recent Posts

Recent Posts

Pricing and Closing Thoughts

12/09/2015 - 15:35

Pricing – Premium Hardware has a Premium Price Since the introduction of the Surface products, Microsoft has leaned towards a higher price point. I think it is both to appease their OEM partners as well as to appeal to select consumers by making...

Gaming on the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4

12/09/2015 - 15:33

When I first posted our video preview of the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4, many of our readers requested information on the gaming capability of the devices, the discrete GPU enabled Book in particular. I’m sure the 3DMark result above gives you...

Performance - Intel Skylake Keeps Things Moving

12/09/2015 - 15:31

Benchmarks here are going to be more limited than you might be used to seeing on PC Perspective, but that’s not because we are devaluing performance. Instead, I am pushing forward with a more experience-based evaluation method for devices like...

Battery Life and Portability

12/09/2015 - 15:29

Battery Life – Is it good enough?

GeForce GPU Option and Connectivity

12/09/2015 - 15:21

An Oddly Secret GeForce GPU

Surface Pen, Keyboard, Touchpad

12/09/2015 - 15:19

Using the Microsoft Pen

Radeon Technologies Group Update 2016: FreeSync and HDR

12/08/2015 - 09:00

Last week the Radeon Technology Group invited a handful of press and analysts to a secluded location in Sonoma, CA to discuss the future of graphics, GPUs and of course Radeon. For those of you that seem a bit confused, the RTG (Radeon Technologies Group...

PCPer Live! Killer Networks Live Stream and Giveaway!

12/07/2015 - 22:06

UPDATE: Did you miss the live stream on Monday? No worries, you can catch up on the information and demos from Rivet Networks CEO Michael Cubbage here in the video below! We are just a few weeks away from Christmas and we are burning through the content...

PCPer Live! AMD Radeon Crimson Live Stream and Giveaway!

11/24/2015 - 21:08

UPDATE: Did you miss today's live stream? No worries! You can get the full rundown of the new Radeon Software Crimson Edition driver and get details on new features like FreeSync Low Frame Rate Compensation, DX9 frame pacing, custom resolutions, and...

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Improves FreeSync and Frame Pacing Support

11/24/2015 - 08:00

Make sure you catch today's live stream we are hosting with AMD to discuss much more about the new Radeon Software Crimson driver. We are giving away four Radeon graphics cards as well!! Find all the information right here. Earlier this month...