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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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Graphics and 3DMark Performance

11/07/2014 - 15:42

Obviously the Core M 5Y70 isn't going to blow anyone's mind when it comes to PC gaming, but I think for casual gamers and the occasional retro gaming session, the new Broadwell-Y processor design will do just fine. [inline:files/review/2014-11-07...

Compression and Encryption

11/07/2014 - 15:41

7-Zip Compression I decided to replace the WinRAR test with a more repeatable and multi-threaded application – 7-Zip.


11/07/2014 - 15:24

CineBench 11.5 This rendering benchmark based on the Cinema 4D engine is a terrific indicator for multi-threaded processing.

Media Encoding Tests

11/07/2014 - 15:17

Handbrake Known mainly for its DVD re-encoding prowess, our test uses the Handbrake command line interface on a full DVD rip to gauge CPU performance.

Testing Setup and SiSoft Sandra

11/07/2014 - 15:14

For this review, we have a more complex benchmark situation that normal. In many cases we have only limited time with some mobile platforms (these guys want those laptops back I guess), for some tests you'll notice that certain processors just won...

Philips 288P6LJEB 4K 60 Hz 28-in Monitor Review

11/04/2014 - 15:43

Since the introduction of the first low cost 4K TVs in the form of the SEIKI SE50UY04, and then into the wild world of MST 4K monitors from ASUS and others, and finally with the release of single stream low cost 4K panels, PC Perspective has been...

Latency Concerns and Closing Thoughts

11/04/2014 - 11:34

Okay, let's get right to it. Latency is everywhere when dealing with PCs: processors, memory, mice, software and more. Monitor latency comes into play when a display is adding in additional delay from the time a frame is sent over the cable to when...

Physical Design

11/04/2014 - 11:32

While the screen quality is very similar to the other 4K monitors that have made their way to our offices recently, the exterior quality of the Philips 288P6LJEB is top notch. It stands out as looking more "professional" but still maintains...

GeForce GTX 970 Coil Whine Concerns

10/28/2014 - 11:09

Coil whine is the undesirable effect of electrical components creating audible noise when operating. Let's look to our friends at Wikipedia for a concise and accurate description of the phenomenon: Coil noise is, as its name suggests, caused by...

Sony PS4 and Microsoft Xbox One Already Hitting a Performance Wall

10/27/2014 - 15:50

A couple of weeks back a developer on Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Unity was quoted that the team had decided to run both the Xbox One and the Playstation 4 variants of the game at 1600x900 resolution "to avoid all the debates and stuff....