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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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The AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition 16GB Liquid-Cooled Review

07/17/2017 - 02:11

Just a couple of short weeks ago we looked at the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition 16GB graphics card in its air-cooled variety. The results were interesting – gaming performance proved to fall somewhere between the GTX 1070 and the GTX 1080 from...

Overclocking and Conclusions

07/17/2017 - 01:48

Overclocking with water cooling on the Vega Frontier Edition was a much better experience than with the air cooling setup. I did notice that AMD limits the maximum thermal temperature to 70C in Wattman, compared to 90C with the air-cooled card. When I...

3DMark, Unigine Heaven

07/17/2017 - 01:45

Now that we have taken a look at our gaming tests using our Frame Rating metrics and testing methods, we are including a set of tests from more standard benchmarks like Unigine Heaven and the 3DMark benchmark.  I consider these tests to be somewhat...

The Witcher 3

07/17/2017 - 01:42

The Witcher 3 (DirectX 11)

Rise of the Tomb Raider

07/17/2017 - 01:40

Rise of the Tomb Raider (DirectX 12) Featuring epic, high-octane action moments set in the most beautiful hostile environments on earth, Rise of the Tomb Raider delivers a cinematic survival action adventure where you will join Lara Croft on her...

Hitman (2016)

07/17/2017 - 01:38

Hitman (2016) (DirectX 12)

Grand Theft Auto V

07/17/2017 - 01:36

Grand Theft Auto V (DirectX 11)

Fallout 4

07/17/2017 - 01:34

Fallout 4 (DirectX 11)

Dirt Rally

07/17/2017 - 01:32

Our test setup remains unchanged, in both hardware and software, from our initial Radeon Vega Frontier Edition review. If you need another refresh on how we test gaming performance, which is still quite different than the norm, you can find...

Power Consumption and Clock Speeds

07/17/2017 - 01:26

While we are all eager to see how the gaming performance of the Vega Frontier Edition liquid-cooled option compares to the air-cooled, I first want to dive into the different power settings and how the clock speeds of the Vega GPU are affected by the...