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Real Name
Ryan Shrout
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Owner, Operator, Editor-in-Chief
Location
Florence, KY, USA
Bio

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

Talking VR, Gaming and Cyborgs with David Hewlett

03/09/2016 - 12:40

As a part of our Streaming Out Load 12-hour live streaming event, fellow geek David Hewlett stopped by to talk with us about his changing opinion on VR, what games he plays with his son and how our cyborg future is beginning.

Talking VR and the HTC Vive with Polygon.com's Ben Kuchera

03/08/2016 - 22:18

During our 12-hour live streaming event cleverly titled "Streaming Out Loud", we invited Ben Kuchera from Polygon.com to stop in and talk about a subject he is very passionate about: virtual reality. Ben has been a VR enthusiast since the...

Are We Crazy? 12-hour Live Stream on Sunday, March 6th with Prizes, Guests, Fun!

03/06/2016 - 11:05

Missed the 12-hour event? Live the magic for yourself here: Several weeks ago, I tossed out the idea of doing a long-form live stream with the goal of showcasing for our readers, viewers and fans what we do around here. Why not dedicate a full day to...

AMD to Add DirectFlip for DX12, Indicates FreeSync Incompatible with UWP Games

03/03/2016 - 15:00

AMD's Robert Hallock, frequenter of the PC Perspective live streams and a favorite of the team here, is doing an AMAA on reddit today. While you can find some excellent information and views from Robert in that Q&A session, two particular answers...

Microsoft Comments on UWP Games and Full Screen Capability

03/03/2016 - 11:54

With all of the debate and discussion that followed the second release of Ashes of the Singularity's DX12 benchmark mode, questions about full screen capabilities on AMD hardware and a debate of the impact the Microsoft Store and Universal Windows...

Samsung Curved 1080p Monitors First with AMD FreeSync over HDMI

03/02/2016 - 17:17

Earlier this week Samsung formally made a couple of announcements for new monitors due out this spring. The CF591 and CF390 range in size from 23 to 27 inches, mating a 1920x1080 resolution with an 1800R curvature and an attractive design. Even...

Microsoft plans to merge PC and Xbox gaming

03/01/2016 - 11:05

If my editorial from yesterday didn't get you interested in this discussion, then perhaps a new line of talking from Microsoft's Phil Spencer will do the job. During its spring presser, the company's gaming lead talked about a plan to merge...

PC Gaming Shakeup: Ashes of the Singularity, DX12 and the Microsoft Store

02/29/2016 - 14:56

Earlier this week, the team behind Ashes of the Singularity released an updated version of its early access game, which updated its features and capabilities. With support for DirectX 11 and DirectX 12, and adding in multiple graphics card support, the...

Video Perspective: Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge Hands-on from MWC 2016

02/25/2016 - 11:43

I got to spend some time with the brand new Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge phones at MWC this week in Barcelona. Is this your next Android flagship phone?

Video Perspective: Huawei MateBook 2-in-1 Hands-on from MWC 2016

02/25/2016 - 11:42

Huawei is getting into the PC business with the MateBook 2-in-1, built in the same vein as the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. Can they make a splash with impressive hardware and Intel Core m processors?