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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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The NVIDIA SHIELD with Android TV Review: Early Impressions

05/28/2015 - 15:00

Announced just this past June at last year’s Google I/O event, Android TV is a platform developed by Google, running Android 5.0 and higher, that aims to create an interactive experience for the TV. This platform can be built into a TV directly as...

Gaming, Pricing and Closing Thoughts

05/28/2015 - 13:24

If you have read our previous reviews of NVIDIA SHIELD devices, like the SHIELD Tablet, you’ll have a really good idea of how this latest piece of hardware behaves. All of the functionality that existed on that tablet, are alive and well here on...

The Android TV Experience

05/28/2015 - 13:23

This isn’t an Android TV review but it is impossible to talk about the capability of NVIDIA SHIELD without diving into this new operating system and platform. As I mentioned at the beginning, Android TV is meant to integrate as much functionality...

The NVIDIA SHIELD Hardware and Performance

05/28/2015 - 13:23

In the box with both versions of NVIDIA SHIELD you’ll find the console, a SHIELD controller, an HDMI cable, a USB cable for attaching the SHIELD to your PC/laptop and the power cord. The SHIELD controller is slightly changed from the one that was...

PCPer Live! LogitechG Showcase, Q&A and Giveaway!

05/26/2015 - 14:40

UPDATE: Did you miss our live stream yesterday? Sorry to hear that! But the good news is that you can still watch the showcase and hear the questions (and answers) on the LogitechG product line. Enjoy! If you haven't looked up what LogitechG has...

Podcast Pieces: A Discussion about HBM (High Bandwidth Memory) coming for AMD Fiji

05/23/2015 - 09:46

During this week's podcast, Josh and the team went through an in-depth discussion of the new memory technology that AMD will be using on the upcoming Fiji GPU, HBM (high bandwidth memory). In case you don't regularly listen to our amazing PC...

Leaked AMD Fiji Card Images Show Small Form Factor, Water Cooler Integration

05/22/2015 - 09:39

UPDATE (5/22/15): Johan Andersson tweeted out this photo this morning, with the line: "This new island is one seriously impressive and sweet GPU. wow & thanks @AMDRadeon ! They will be put to good use :)"  Looks like we can confirm...

High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) Architecture - AMD Plans for the Future of GPUs

05/19/2015 - 08:00

UPDATE: I have embedded an excerpt from our PC Perspective Podcast that discusses the HBM technology that you might want to check out in addition to the story below. The chances are good that if you have been reading PC Perspective or almost any other...

NVIDIA Under Attack Again for GameWorks in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

05/17/2015 - 12:04

I feel like every few months I get to write more stories focusing on the exact same subject. It's almost as if nothing in the enthusiast market is happening and thus the cycle continues, taking all of us with it on a wild ride of arguments and...

NVIDIA SHIELD and SHIELD Pro Show up on Amazon

05/16/2015 - 13:00

UPDATE: Whoops! It appears that Amazon took the listing down... No surprise there. I'm sure we'll be seeing them again VERY SOON. :) Looks like the release of the new NVIDIA SHIELD console device, first revealed back at GDC in March, is nearly...