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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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Computex 2016: ASUS ROG Rampage V Edition 10: Extreme-performance gaming motherboard

05/30/2016 - 07:18

In celebration of 10 years of ASUS ROG motherboards, the company today revealed the new Rampage V Edition 10, an X99 motherboard targeting the release of the Intel Broadwell-E processors that are also set to be announced this week at Computex. This new...

Computex 2016: ASUS Announces ROG Swift PG248Q 180Hz G-Sync Monitor

05/30/2016 - 07:12

During the company's Republic of Gamers event at Computex 2016, ASUS officially announced the release of the ROG Swift PG248Q monitor. Though we have seen it teased previously, today's information release has some interesting new details. [inline...

The GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Founders Edition Review

05/29/2016 - 18:00

It’s only been three weeks since NVIDIA unveiled the GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 graphics cards at a live streaming event in Austin, TX. But it feels like those two GPUs, one of which hasn't even been reviewed until today, have already...

Power Consumption, Perf per Dollar, Closing Thoughts

05/27/2016 - 05:14

Power Consumption Testing [inline:files/review/2016-05-27/power-idle.png] [inline:files/review/2016-05-27/power-load.png]

Compression and Encryption

05/27/2016 - 05:11

7-Zip Compression I decided to replace the WinRAR test with a more repeatable and threaded application – 7-Zip. [inline:files/review/2016-05-27/7zip.png]   It takes all 8 threads to get it there, but the flagship Broadwell-E processor takes...

Rendering and Scientific

05/27/2016 - 05:10

CineBench 11.5 This rendering benchmark, based off of the Cinema 4D engine, is a terrific indicator for multi-threaded processing.

Media Encoding Tests

05/27/2016 - 05:08

Handbrake Known mainly for its DVD re-encoding prowess, our test uses the Handbrake command line interface on a full DVD rip to gauge CPU performance.

Testing Setup and SiSoft Sandra

05/27/2016 - 05:06

For our review of the Intel Core i7-6700K, we updated our entire suite of CPU benchmarks and thus we have a new set of results to present. We are continuing that with the Core i7-6950X. 

The Hardware and Quick Overclocking

05/27/2016 - 04:53

The Core i7-6950X heat spreader has changed in appearance, but it’s mostly superficial. [inline:files/review/2016-05-27/02.jpg] 6950X (left), 5960X (right) [inline:files/review/2016-05-27/04.jpg] 6950X (left), 5960X (right) Interestingly, the...

Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0

05/27/2016 - 04:50

Getting the most out of your best core When Intel started talking about Turbo Boost Max 3.0, I honestly assumed it was just generic renaming of a feature that we have had on Intel processors for years now, but I was wrong. TBMT3 (as I am calling it now)...