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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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Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform Performance Preview

03/22/2017 - 04:30

Qualcomm is finally ready to show the world how the Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform performs. After months of teases and previews, including a the reveal that it was the first processor built on Samsung’s 10nm process technology and a mostly in-...

FCAT VR: Measuring VR Performance on the GTX 1060 and RX 480

03/15/2017 - 10:00

A couple of weeks back, during the excitement surrounding the announcement of the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card, NVIDIA announced an update to its performance reporting project known as FCAT to support VR gaming. The updated iteration, FCAT VR as it...

Multi-Res Shading, Closing Thoughts

03/14/2017 - 19:18

Arizona Sunshine is available on both Oculus and Steam for the Rift and Vive, but our testing was done through SteamVR. It takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where you can handle motion-controlled weapons to you know...shoot zombies. [inline:files/...

GTX 1060 vs RX 480 - Oculus Rift Games

03/14/2017 - 13:02

With those details and explanations in tow, let’s look at an early round of direct GPU comparison. For VR testing, the most relevant story surrounds the GeForce GTX 1060 and the Radeon RX 480 graphics cards. When AMD launched the RX 480 (8GB...

GPU Performance Scaling

03/14/2017 - 12:58

Another great data point that FCAT VR can provide us is the ability to see the value (or not) in higher cost GPU purchases towards VR gaming experiences. [inline:files/review/2017-03-14/1080-edge1.png] Click to Enlarge In Edge of Nowhere, we can see the...

Experience Matching and Quality Settings

03/14/2017 - 12:51

Tool Validation – Experience Matching Though matching the software capture data to the hardware capture data is a significant and crucial piece of the validation process for FCAT VR as a tool we can depend on, matching what the interval plots say...

Tool Validation - Hardware vs Software Capture

03/14/2017 - 12:41

In the description above, part of the development process of FCAT VR was the need to validate any metrics it would provide in a software-only environment with both experiential and hardware-based capture data points. Playing a game in the headset and...

PCPer Live! GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Live Stream with Tom Petersen

03/10/2017 - 12:15

Our review of the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB graphics card is live and ready for consumption! Make sure you check it out before this afternoon's live stream! Did you miss our GTX 1080 Ti Live Stream? Catch the reply below! Ready your mind and body, it...

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Review

03/09/2017 - 10:00

UPDATE! If you missed our launch day live stream, you can find the reply below: It’s a very interesting time in the world of PC gaming hardware. We just saw the release of AMD’s Ryzen processor platform that shook up the processor market for...

Overclocking the AMD Ryzen 7 1700 - The Real Winner?

03/08/2017 - 17:08

While many in the media and enthusiast communities are still trying to fully grasp the importance and impact of the recent AMD Ryzen 7 processor release, I have been trying to complete my review of the 1700X and 1700 processors, in between testing the...