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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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PCPer Live! Recap - NVIDIA G-Sync Surround Demo and Q&A

08/22/2014 - 19:05

Earlier today we had NVIDIA's Tom Petersen in studio to discuss the retail availability of G-Sync monitors as well as to get hands on with a set of three ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q monitors running in G-Sync Surround! It was truly an impressive sight and...

NVIDIA Live Stream: We Want Your Questions!

08/21/2014 - 16:23

Tomorrow at 12pm EDT / 9am PDT, NVIDIA's Tom Petersen will be stopping by the PC Perspective office to discuss some topics of interest. There has been no lack of topics floating around the world of graphics card, displays, refresh rates and tablets...

Podcast Listeners and Viewers: Win One of Two EVGA Torq X10 Mice!

08/20/2014 - 18:35

A big THANK YOU goes to our friends at EVGA for hooking us up with a couple of hardware items to give away for our podcast listeners and viewers this week. First, if you watch tonight's LIVE recording of Podcast #314 (10pm ET / 7pm PT at http://pcper...

Video Perspective: Corsair Carbide Air 240 Micro-ATX Case Review

08/15/2014 - 08:00

Corsair continues to march down the path of making a PC case for just about every user imaginable. At Computex this past June, Corsair announced the Carbide Air 240 case, which is a smaller version of the very popular (and well reviewed) Carbide Air 540...

Podcast Listeners and Viewers: Win an EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 G2 Power Supply

08/13/2014 - 16:15

A big THANK YOU goes to our friends at EVGA for hooking us up with another item to give away for our podcast listeners and viewers this week. If you watch tonight's LIVE recording of Podcast #313 (10pm ET / 7pm PT at http://pcper.com/live) or...

Intel Core M Processor: Broadwell Architecture and 14nm Process Reveal

08/11/2014 - 11:00

The era of Broadwell begins in late 2014 and based on what Intel has disclosed to us today, the processor architecture appears to be impressive in nearly every aspect. Coming off the success of the Haswell design in 2013 built on 22nm, the Broadwell-Y...

ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q 27-in Monitor Review - NVIDIA G-Sync at 2560x1440

08/11/2014 - 08:00

NVIDIA G-Sync was announced at a media event held in Montreal way back in October, and promised to revolutionize the way the display and graphics card worked together to present images on the screen. It was designed to remove hitching, stutter, and...

Broadwell Microarchitecture

08/10/2014 - 23:12

After our discussion about the 14nm future for Intel we got a chance to talk with Stephan Jourdan, Fellow and Director of System-on-Chip Architecture at Intel, about the microarchitecture changes of Broadwell, specifically those affecting the Y version...

Compatibility, Pricing and Closing Thoughts

08/09/2014 - 08:03

Game Compatibility None of the games I played with G-Sync on the ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q monitor had any issues with the technology, but NVIDIA did warn that a few titles might a concern. For example, Diablo III won’t work with G-Sync because it...

Gaming Experiences with the ROG Swift PG278Q

08/09/2014 - 08:01

Enabling G-Sync Enabling G-Sync is pretty simple and, actually, happens automatically as the ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q display is detected. As long as you have a GeForce GTX graphics cards from the GTX 650 Ti Boost and up, and driver versions 340.43 and...