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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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More Complications - Matching Experienced Performance

04/05/2016 - 00:21

It’s not quite that simple though, there are more complications involving the experience of using a VR headset compared to the performance data we showed you on the previous page. The most interesting example we can show revolves around the ability...

Testing Process and Early Results

04/05/2016 - 00:20

Our system setup for this quick look at VR performance uses the $900 VR Build we did last month at its base, with variable graphics cards. That includes a Core i5-6500 processor, 8GB of memory, 250GB SSD and more. We tested with a GTX 970, GTX 980 Ti, R9...

The EVGA SC17 Gaming Notebook Review

03/29/2016 - 16:31

When EVGA showed me that it was entering the world of gaming notebooks at CES in January, I must admit, I questioned the move. A company that, at one point, only built and distributed graphics cards based on NVIDIA GeForce GPUs had moved to mice, power...

Battery, Portability, Pricing, Conclusions

03/29/2016 - 11:40

Battery Testing Testing the battery life of gaming notebooks is usually an act of futility, though I know that many of you are still interested in how much web browsing time you can get away from a wall outlet with the EVGA SC17. The result is...

Overclocking and Performance

03/29/2016 - 11:38

EVGA didn’t just build a gaming notebook, they built an enthusiast notebook as well. Along with the high end performance specifications, the SC17 includes everything you need to overclock your system, starting with the 6820HK Skylake processor. To...

Video Perspective: Retail Oculus Rift Day One - Setup, Early Testing

03/28/2016 - 22:24

It's Oculus Rift launch day and the team and I spent the afternoon setting up the Rift, running through a set of game play environments and getting some good first impressions on performance, experience and more. Oh, and we entered a green screen...

AMD and NVIDIA release drivers for Oculus Rift launch day!

03/28/2016 - 09:20

As the first Oculus Rift retail units begin hitting hands in the US and abroad, both AMD and NVIDIA have released new drivers to help gamers ease into the world of VR gaming.  Up first is AMD, with Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.3.2. It adds...

Video Perspective: HTC Vive Pre First Impressions

03/25/2016 - 23:11

On Friday I was able to get a pre-release HTC Vive Pre in the office and spend some time with it. Not only was I interested in getting more hands-on time with the hardware without a time limit but we were also experimenting with how to stream and record...

VR System Build Guide Spring 2016: High End at $2500

03/25/2016 - 09:00

Early this year I started getting request after request for hardware suggestions for upcoming PC builds for VR. The excitement surrounding the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive has caught fire across all spectrums of technology, from PC enthusiasts to gaming...

Just Delivered: Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum Wireless Ambidextrous Mouse

03/24/2016 - 02:00

While attending GDC last week and catching up on the world of VR that will be in our laps this spring and summer, I spent some time with Logitech to learn about the company's latest in gaming hardware. We already told you about the G610...