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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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Please, take this hardware from us! PCPer/HWC YouTube Contest Follow-up

04/27/2015 - 15:12

Seriously, won't SOMEONE please take this hardware from us? We are trying desperately to give it away... Last month PC Perspective and Hardware Canucks partnered together to offer up a March / St. Patrick's Day themed giveawawy via YouTube. The...

Intel Compute Stick Review - Bay Trail Micro PC for $150

04/22/2015 - 11:00

When I first was handed the Intel Compute Stick product at CES back in January, my mind began to race with a lot of questions. The first set were centered around the capabilities of the device itself: where could it be used, how much performance could...

Performance, Usage Models and Conclusions

04/22/2015 - 09:46

A Quick Talk about Performance Let’s be very clear about this, the Intel Compute Stick is not built for performance. You will not be amazed by the render rates or gaming frame rates when booting up this device for the first time, especially in...

A Big Look at the Tiny Intel Compute Stick

04/22/2015 - 09:25

Well, just look at it. Isn’t it cute? [inline:files/review/2015-04-22/IMG_2100.JPG] Externally only revealing a black plastic shell and the HDMI connection that allows for direct plug in to your TV or monitor, the Intel Compute Stick is deceptively...

GameBench Compares iPhone 6 and Galaxy S6 in Real-World Mobile Games Testing

04/21/2015 - 13:16

GameBench is a low-level application released in 2014 that attempts to bring the technical analysis and benchmarking capability of the PC to the mobile device. You might remember that I showed you some early results and discussed our use of the GameBench...

Leaked: Intel Skylake-S Enthusiast Processor and Chipset Details

04/15/2015 - 22:04

Some slides have leaked out with information about Intel's forthcoming 6th Generation Core processor, code named Skylake. We have known that Skylake was coming, and coming this year, but there have been a lot of questions about enthusiast parts and...

MSI GS30 Shadow Review - A Notebook and GPU GamingDock

04/09/2015 - 17:09

Way back in January of this year, while attending CES 2015 in Las Vegas, we wandered into the MSI suite without having any idea what we might see as new and exciting product. Besides the GT80 notebook with a mechanical keyboard on it, the MSI GS30 Shadow...

ASUS MG279Q Monitor Now Officially a FreeSync Monitor

04/07/2015 - 12:31

If you remember back at CES in early January, we got hands-on with an upcoming monitor from ASUS, the MG279Q. Unlike the company's other G-Sync enabled displays, this monitor was unique in that offered support for the Adaptive Sync portion of the...

Intel Compute Stick Starts Pre-order: Bay Trail and Windows 8.1 for $149

04/06/2015 - 16:24

Back at CES in January Intel shared with us a preview of the company's latest new platform form factor, the Compute Stick. That's the formal, official name, a follow up from the same team that brought us the NUC (Next Unit of Computing). The...

PCPer Live! Intel SSD Live Stream and Giveaway!

04/02/2015 - 20:19

UPDATE: The secret is out! Today's live stream will focus on the new Intel SSD 750 Series products, which Allyn posted our review of just a few minutes ago. Be sure you read up on that story and prepare your questions for our event that starts in...