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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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Haswell-E: The Intel Core i7-5960X 8-core Processor Review

08/29/2014 - 11:00

Join us at 12:30pm PT / 3:30pm ET as Intel's Matt Dunford joins us for a live stream event to discuss the release of Haswell-E and the X99 platform!! Find us at http://www.pcper.com/live!! Sometimes writing these reviews can be pretty anti-climactic...

Video Perspective: Corsair Graphite 380T Mini ITX Case Review

08/29/2014 - 09:26

Corsair just can't help themselves, they just can't stop building new cases. Obsidian, Carbide, Graphite; the obsession is never ending it seems. That's good news for enthusiasts though as Corsair's entries to the case market have almost...

Power Consumption, Perf per Dollar, Closing Thoughts

08/28/2014 - 16:57

Join us at 12:30pm PT / 3:30pm ET as Intel's Matt Dunford joins us for a live stream event to discuss the release of Haswell-E and the X99 platform!! Find us at http://www.pcper.com/live!! Power Consumption Testing Power testing was done with...

Multi-GPU Gaming Performance

08/28/2014 - 16:55

One of the key target markets for the new Haswell-E processor and the X99 chipset is high end, enthusiast PC gamers and in particular those of you willing to dive into multi-GPU configurations. For a quick look at how the new Core i7-5960X + X99 compares...

Compression and Encryption

08/28/2014 - 16:53

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

Rendering and Scientific

08/28/2014 - 16:52

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

Media Encoding Tests

08/28/2014 - 16:51

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

08/28/2014 - 16:50

For the review of the Intel Core i7-4770K, we updated our entire suite of CPU benchmarks and thus we have a new set of results to present.  The review today of Ivy Bridge-E will continue with that same set of tests.

The Hardware and Overclocking

08/28/2014 - 16:25

The 2011-v3 socket, that Haswell-E fits into, is very familiar but the physical appearance of the heat spreader has indeed changed. [inline:files/review/2014-08-28/07.jpg] Core i7-5960X (HSW-E) on left, Core i7-4960X (IVB-E) on right

The X99 Platform and Motherboards

08/28/2014 - 16:20

When Ivy Bridge-E launched, it was socket drop-in compatible with existing X79 motherboards that launched with the Sandy Bridge-E processor years earlier. Some boards required BIOS updates to work but, for the most part, it was a seamless transition....