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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 Intel Core i9-7980XE and 7960X Review: Skylake-X at $1999 and 18-cores

09/25/2017 - 03:00

It has been an interesting 2017 for Intel. Though still the dominant market share leader in consumer processors of all shapes and sizes, from DIY PCs to notebooks to servers, it has come under attack with pressure from AMD unlike any it has felt in...

Perf per Dollar, Pricing, Conclusions

09/22/2017 - 17:45

Performance Per Dollar In consumer processors, performance per dollar is considered the king of all KPIs (key performance indicators). For the workstation and prosumer market, it has slightly reduced value as consumers in this space are often willing to...

Quick Gaming, Power Consumption and Overclocking

09/22/2017 - 17:43

Quick 1080p Gaming Results One of the benefits we SHOULD see with the Intel Core i9 HEDT processors in comparison to Threadripper is better gaming performance. Because the clock speeds on the 7980XE and 7960X are going to be very high at low thread...

Media Encoding and Rendering

09/22/2017 - 17:33

Audacity MP3 Encode [inline:files/review/2017-09-22/audacity_0.png] Keeping mind that lower is better on this test, the Core i9-7980XE and Core i9-7960X are able to offer better single threaded performance than the 16-core Threadripper 1950X that is...

Synthetics and Scientific

09/22/2017 - 17:25

SiSoft Sandra 2016 [inline:files/review/2017-09-22/sandra-2_0.png] [inline:files/review/2017-09-22/sandra-3_0.png] [inline:files/review/2017-09-22/sandra-4_0.png]

SYSmark, 7-zip

09/22/2017 - 17:22

Testing Configuration For this review, every single benchmark and test scenario we use has been updated or removed, including a couple of new entries. We are using the most up to date versions of each software as of last week, to make sure we account for...

AMD Radeon Technologies Group Raja Koduri Goes on Sabbatical

09/13/2017 - 01:36

Radeon Technologies Group SVP and Chief Architect Raja Koduri is taking sabbatical from AMD as of today, with a target return date in December. As first reported by our friends at Fudzilla (and also Tweaktown), and that I was able to confirm through...

Apple 2017 iPhone Keynote from the PC Perspective - 12:45pm ET / 9:45am PT

09/12/2017 - 10:01

Today we are going to re-broadcast and talk over the Apple keynote, giving you some perspective on the new announcements from a more technical standpoint. We will look into the new CPU and GPU architectures as much as Apple will allow us, and we have a...

PCPer Mailbag #8 - 9/8/2017

09/08/2017 - 10:04

PC Perspective's weekly Q&A series where Ryan and the team answer YOUR questions about the tech industry, the latest and greatest GPUs, the process of running a tech review website, and more! On today's show: 00:33 - 1440p G-SYNC display...

Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K finally see end of life by Intel

09/06/2017 - 12:06

Initially launched in August of 2015, the Skylake consumer desktop processors are finally ramping down at Intel production facilities. Based on this Intel Product Change Notification, the widely coveted Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K, along with several...