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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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PC Perspective Hardware Workshop 2014 @ Quakecon 2014 in Dallas, TX

07/10/2014 - 19:55

It is that time of year again: another installment of the PC Perspective Hardware Workshop!  Once again we will be presenting on the main stage at Quakecon 2014 being held in Dallas, TX July 17-20th. [inline:files/news/2014-07-02...

Win a BYOC Seat at Quakecon 2014!

07/09/2014 - 16:27

Are you interested in attending Quakecon 2014 next weekend in Dallas, TX but just can't swing the BYOC spot? Well, thanks to our friends at Quakecon and at PC Part Picker, we have two BYOC spots up for grabs for fans of PC Perspective! [inline:files/...

Video Perspective: Puget Systems Test Bench EATX Version 1 Open Air Case

07/08/2014 - 12:39

Open air cases are a pretty niche market. The number of DIY users that are interested or willing to have their components fully exposed need to have some specific goals in mind. You could be a full time overclocker, looking for easy access to the CPU...

MSI Radeon R9 280 3GB Gaming Review - Tahiti Continues Its Run

07/02/2014 - 14:48

Though not really new, the AMD Radeon R9 280 GPU is a part that we really haven't spent time with at PC Perspective. Based on the same Tahiti GPU found in the R9 280X, the HD 7970, the HD 7950 and others, the R9 280 fits at a price point and...

Overclocking, Power, Sound and Closing Thoughts

07/02/2014 - 13:21

With the stability of the Tahiti core and the additional cooling provided by the MSI Twin Frozr cooler, overclocking the Radeon R9 280 Gaming card was fairly impactful. Using the MSI Afterburner software that MSI has been producing for quite a while, I...

ARM Ships Juno Development Platform for ARMv8-A Integration

07/02/2014 - 11:00

Even though Apple has been shipping a 64-bit capable SoC since the release of the A7 part in September of 2013, the Android market has yet to see its first consumer 64-bit SoC release. That is about to change as we progress through the rest of 2014 and...


06/26/2014 - 15:59

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (DirectX 9)   The Empire of Tamriel is on the edge. The High King of Skyrim has been murdered. Alliances form as claims to the throne are made. In the midst of this conflict, a far more dangerous, ancient evil is...

Metro: Last Light

06/26/2014 - 15:57

Metro: Last Light (DirectX 11)  


06/26/2014 - 15:56

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

06/26/2014 - 15:56

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.