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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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Low Cost Braswell NUC Incoming - Intel NUC NUC5CPYH for $129

06/21/2015 - 12:28

A reader sent in a link to a new listing on Amazon.com this morning that points to an as-yet-unreleased Intel NUC product, the Intel NUC5CPYH. This model will include a Celeron N3050 processor, which as listed by Intel's Ark site, is a dual-core, non...

AMD Catalyst 15.5 to 15.15 Performance Check - Validating AMD R9 390 Testing

06/19/2015 - 18:25

During the course of our review of the new Sapphire Nitro R9 390 8GB card earlier this week, a question came up on driver support. For testing the R9 300-series as well as the Fury X cards, AMD provided a new Catalyst 15.15 beta driver. The problem is...

Sapphire Nitro Radeon R9 390 8GB Review

06/18/2015 - 23:52

The new AMD Radeon R9 and R7 300-series of graphics cards are coming into the world with a rocky start. We have seen rumors and speculation about what GPUs are going to be included, what changes would be made and what prices these would be shipping at...

Seiki and PC Perspective Are Giving Away a Pair of SM40UNP 40-in 4K 60 Hz Monitors!

06/18/2015 - 10:10

Earlier today we posted our review of the Seiki Pro SM40UNP monitor, a 40-in behemoth with a 4K resolution and 60 Hz refresh rate. Clearly this is not a monitor for mere mortals: you must have an impressive system to push out the pixels required for a 4K...

3DMark, Power and Conclusions

06/18/2015 - 01:45

Now that we have taken a look at gaming tests using our Frame Rating metrics and testing methods, we are including a set of tests from 3DMark in order to help with points of reference for readers.  I consider these tests to be somewhat of a "...

Metro: Last Light

06/18/2015 - 01:42

Metro: Last Light (DirectX 11)  

Battlefield 4

06/18/2015 - 01:41

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...

Grand Theft Auto V

06/18/2015 - 01:38

Grand Theft Auto V (DirectX 11)

Frame Rating and Testing Setup

06/18/2015 - 01:33

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

Sapphire Nitro R9 390 8GB

06/18/2015 - 01:19

Now that we've gone over specifications and numbers of the 300-series GPUs, let's dive into the actual graphics card we have on the test bench today: the Sapphire Nitro R9 390 8GB. [inline:files/review/2015-06-18/DSC02523.jpg]