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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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Building a Budget PC with the Radeon RX 460: Part 2

01/17/2017 - 22:04

This content was sponsored by AMD. Last week in part 1 of our look at the Radeon RX 460 as a budget gaming GPU, I detailed our progress through component selection. Centered around an XFX 2GB version of the Radeon RX 460, we built a machine using an...

Win our RX 460 Budget Gaming System!!

01/17/2017 - 22:02

As part of our partnership with AMD to take a look at the Radeon RX 460 as a budget gaming graphics solution, we are giving away the computer we built for our testing. If you missed our previous stories, shame on you. Check them out here: Building a...

Building a Budget PC with the Radeon RX 460: Part 1

01/13/2017 - 14:02

This content was sponsored by AMD. Be sure you check out part 2 of our story where we detail the performance our RX 460 build provides as well as our contest page where you can win this PC from AMD and PC Perspective! Just before CES this month, AMD came...

AMD Vega GPU Architecture Preview: Redesigned Memory Architecture

01/05/2017 - 09:00

Apart from AMD’s other new architecture due out in 2017, its Zen CPU design, there is no other product that has had as much build up and excitement surrounding it than its Vega GPU architecture. After the world learned that Polaris would be a...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Preview - Semi-custom Kryo 280, Adreno 540, 10nm FinFET

01/03/2017 - 17:00

With the near comes a new push for performance, efficiency and feature leadership from Qualcomm and its Snapdragon line of mobile SoCs. The Snapdragon 835 was officially announced in November of last year when the partnership with Samsung on 10nm process...

The Intel Core i7-7700K Review - Kaby Lake and 14nm+

01/03/2017 - 12:00

It probably doesn't surprise any of our readers that there has been a tepid response to the leaks and reviews that have come out about the new Core i7-7700K CPU ahead of the scheduled launch of Kaby Lake-S from Intel. Replacing the Skylake-based...

AMD FreeSync 2 Brings Latency, LFC and Color Space Requirements

01/03/2017 - 09:00

Since the initial FreeSync launch in March of 2015, AMD has quickly expanded the role and impact that the display technology has had on the market. Technologically, AMD added low frame rate compensation (LFC) to mimic the experience of G-Sync displays,...

Primitive Shader, Tile-based Rasterization

01/01/2017 - 19:56

A New Geometry Primitive Shader

Adreno, Connectivity, Security

12/31/2016 - 13:59

The immersion pillar is where Qualcomm talks about performance improvements. The biggest component in this space is the new Adreno 540 GPU. It is based on the same basic design as the Adreno 4x series of GPUs with no drastic changes to the architecture...

Power Consumption, Perf per Dollar, Closing Thoughts

12/30/2016 - 12:30

Power Consumption Testing [inline:files/review/2016-12-30/power-idle.png] [inline:files/review/2016-12-30/power-load.png] At both idle and under a full load, the Core i7-7700K and Core i7-6700K essentially use the same amount of power. The changes to the...