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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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06/05/2014 - 10:55

GRID 2 (DirectX 11)   Be fast, be first and be famous as the race returns in GRID 2, the sequel to the BAFTA-award winning, multi-million selling Race Driver: GRID.

Crysis 3

06/05/2014 - 10:54

Crysis 3 (DirectX 11)   Master the power of the Nanosuit. Armor, Speed, Strength and the ability to cloak are the ingredients of the most effective tactical combat armor ever created. Suit up! It's all yours in Crysis 3.

Battlefield 4

06/05/2014 - 10:51

Battlefield 4 (DirectX 11) Battlefield 4 features an intense and character-driven single player campaign, fused with the strongest elements of multiplayer. Pilot vehicles, take advantage of the dynamic destructible environments and don't let...

Testing Setup

06/05/2014 - 10:50

Testing Configuration The specifications for our testing system haven't changed much.

Join the PC Perspective Team and Austin Evans LIVE on Tonight's Podcast!

06/04/2014 - 18:42

Tonight's live edition of the PC Perspective Podcast is going to have a special guest, the Internet's Austin Evans. You likely know of Austin through his wildly popular YouTube channel or maybe his dance moves. But seriously, Austin Evans is a...

Computex 2014: Cavium Introduces 48 Core ThunderX ARM Processors

06/04/2014 - 10:00

While much of the news coming from Computex was centered around PC hardware, many of ARMs partners are making waves as well. Take Cavium for example, introducing the ThunderX CN88XX family of processors. With a completely custom ARMv8 architectural core...

AMD Demonstrates Prototype FreeSync Monitor with DisplayPort Adaptive Sync Feature

06/03/2014 - 23:40

AMD FreeSync is likely a technology or brand or term that is going to be used a lot between now and the end of 2014. When NVIDIA introduced variable refresh rate monitor technology to the world in October of last year, one of the immediate topics of...

AMD Kaveri Mobile Preview - AMD FX-7600P Performance

06/03/2014 - 23:00

The processor market is in an interesting place today. At the high end of the market Intel continues to stand pretty much unchallenged, ranging from the Ivy Bridge-E at $1000 to the $300 Haswell parts available for DIY users. The same could really be...

PCMark8 and GPU Performance, Conclusions

06/03/2014 - 17:28

[inline:files/review/2014-06-03/pcmark8-home.png] [inline:files/review/2014-06-03/pcmark8-work.png] [inline:files/review/2014-06-03/pcmark8-creative.png] The mobile Kaveri FX-7600P is able to compete very well with the desktop AMD processors in our...

System Specifications and CPU Performance

06/03/2014 - 17:26

The systems allowed by AMD to be benchmarked by the press were ODM built - nothing branded or ready to sell quite yet. Still, the hardware itself seemed very competent and robust. Long the Achilles heel of AMD mobile processors, getting a high quality...