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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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Recent Posts

Recent Posts

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...

Intel Speed Shift Tested - Significant User Experience Improvements

11/16/2015 - 14:49

When Intel finally revealed the details surrounding it's latest Skylake architecture design back in August at IDF, we learned for the first time about a new technology called Intel Speed Shift. A feature that moves some of the control of CPU clock...

Gaming Impressions, Pricing, Conclusions

11/11/2015 - 19:15

Though I find myself being overly repetitive in these sections of our monitor reviews, it's obvious that some discussion about gaming on a gaming-specific monitor is necessary. The ASUS MG278Q is based on AMD's FreeSync technology, part of the...

Calibration and Viewing Angles

11/11/2015 - 19:14

Most monitor vendors today will advertise the color accuracy of their displays to some degree on marketing material, and the MG278Q is no different. On the landing page, on the ASUS website, the company calls out "75% color saturation" along...

Physical Design, OSD, Overdrive Capability

11/11/2015 - 19:14

Honestly, not much has changed in the design of the ASUS MG278Q from the MG279Q, ASUS' first FreeSync monitor we reviewed back in June. It shares of a lot design cues with the ROG Swift series of G-Sync displays though with enough coloration and...

Video Perspective: Lenovo Yoga 900 Skylake-powered 2-in-1 Notebook Preview

11/11/2015 - 15:15

The barrage of Skylake powered notebooks and tablets has begun and the PC Perspective offices are filling to the gills with boxes and samples. I have already previewed the new Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book in preparation for our full review,...