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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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Build Quality, Keyboard and Trackpad

03/24/2015 - 12:08

The design on the Dell XPS 13 is simple but elegant and that adds style of the laptop as a whole. When closed, the first and most obvious comparison is the Apple MacBook Air; it has an aluminum finish top and bottom with a singular Dell logo in the very...

AMD FreeSync First Impressions and Technical Discussion

03/19/2015 - 12:00

FreeSync: What began as merely a term for AMD’s plans to counter NVIDIA’s launch of G-Sync (and mocking play on NVIDIA’s trade name) has finally come to fruition, keeping the name - and the attitude. As we have discussed, AMD’s...

Gaming Experience with FreeSync - LG 34UM67 and BenQ XL2730Z

03/19/2015 - 00:48

Before having to leave for a work-related trip this week I got to spend two full days with the 34UM67 monitor from LG, the first functional FreeSync monitor to make it to our office. This display is unique with a 21:9 aspect ratio and a 2560x1080...

Inside and Outside the VRR Window

03/19/2015 - 00:46

Discussing AMD FreeSync Experience Zones – Inside and Outside the VRR Window

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X 12GB GM200 Review

03/17/2015 - 15:00

With the release of the GeForce GTX 980 back in September of 2014, NVIDIA took the lead in performance with single GPU graphics cards. The GTX 980 and GTX 970 were both impressive options. The GTX 970 offered better performance than the R9 290 as did the...

GTC 2015: NVIDIA Roadmap Shows Pascal with 3D Memory, NVLink and Mixed Precision Compute

03/17/2015 - 13:47

At the keynote of the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) today, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang disclosed some more updates on the roadmap for future GPU technologies. [inline:files/news/2015-03-17/GTC-36.jpg] Most of the detail was around Pascal, due in 2016,...

Watch NVIDIA Reveal the GTX TITAN X at GTC 2015

03/17/2015 - 10:31

NVIDIA is streaming today's keynote from the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) on Ustream, and we have the embed below for you to take part. NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang will reveal the details about the new GeForce GTX TITAN X but there are going to be...

PCPer Live! GeForce GTX TITAN X Live Stream and Giveaway!

03/16/2015 - 19:13

UPDATE 2: If you missed the live stream, we now have the replay available below! UPDATE: The winner has been announced: congrats to Ethan M. for being selected as the random winner of the GeForce GTX TITAN X graphics card!! Get yourself ready, it’...

Pricing, Availability and Closing Thoughts

03/15/2015 - 16:52

So you've seen the performance, you've seen the power consumption, and you've seen the design; does the GTX Titan X stack up well in today's GPU market? Performance

Overclocking, Power Consumption, Noise Testing

03/15/2015 - 16:47

Overclocking the GeForce GTX Titan X is identical in process to overclocking the GTX 980 and other NVIDIA cards that implement GPU Boost technology. Using software like EVGA's Precision X or MSI Afterburner, you adjust the power target, set a clock...