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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. Ryan also operates Shrout Research and has consulting arrangements with many high-tech companies including AMD, ARM, Intel, Microsoft, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, Western Digital, and more.

You can find Ryan mostly on PC Perspective, but also in a few key places:


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Beginning of a new journey

10/24/2018 - 11:00

As a high school senior in 1999, I started a journey that would carry me forward and through the next 19 years of my life, shaping it in ways I could not possibly understand at the time. What began as a website dedicated to the first AMD Athlon...

Huawei Kirin Cheating Extends to Geekbench, P20 Pro Tested

09/09/2018 - 16:50

This story first appeared on ShroutResearch.com. Last week the gang at Anandtech posted a story discovering systematic cheating by Huawei in smartphone benchmarks. In its story, AT focused on 3DMark and GFXBench, looking at how the Chinese-based silicon...

Intel Gamer Days! Win a $6,000 Falcon NW Tiki!

09/01/2018 - 00:00

Guys and gals, we have quite the event for you this September. PC Perspective is partnering with Falcon Northwest and Intel to support the Intel Gamer Days promotion, and with that, you get the chance to win a Tiki PC worth about $6,000. Yes, $6K. [...

Does StoreMI Bring AMD on Par with Intel Optane Memory Caching?

08/28/2018 - 10:21

Back in April of this year we first took a look at the storage performance of the then-new X470 chipset for the 2nd generation of Ryzen processors. Allyn dove into NVMe RAID performance and also a new offering called StoreMI. Based on a software tiered...

AMD builds semi-custom SoC with Zen and Vega for Chinese gaming market

08/03/2018 - 16:41

This story originally appeared on ShroutResearch.com. Continuing down the path with its semi-custom design division, AMD today announced a partnership with Chinese company Zhongshan Subor to design and build a new chip to be utilized for both a Chinese...

PCPer Live! AMD joins us to talk about FreeSync for HDR and TVs!

06/18/2018 - 12:34

UPDATE 6/19/18 @ 6:30pm: Did you miss the live stream of today's event? NO WORRIES! Here is the replay for you to learn all about AMD's changes for FreeSync! Interested in new gaming displays? Interested in new gaming displays that can also do...

Intel confirms first graphics chips will land in 2020

06/12/2018 - 14:21

This article first appeared on MarketWatch. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich disclosed during an analyst event last week that it will have its first discrete graphics chips available in 2020. This will mark the beginning of the chip giant’s journey towards...

Zen 2 "Rome" EPYC CPU on 7nm on track for 2018 sampling, 2019 release

06/05/2018 - 23:22

The first whiffs of Zen 2 are finally reaching us. During the AMD press conference at Computex today CEO Dr. Lisa Su stood on stage and held up the first public showing of Rome, the codename for AMD’s next-generation EPYC enterprise processor...

Computex 2018: AMD previews 32-core Threadripper CPUs for Q3

06/05/2018 - 23:03

During the keynote address at Computex in Taipei, AMD SVP Jim Anderson was on stage to showcase a preview of the upcoming 2000-series of Threadripper processors for high-end consumer PCs. The Threadripper brand already made waves last year by bringing 16...

Computex 2018: Intel demos 28-core processor at 5 GHz

06/05/2018 - 11:40

If you thought running at 5 GHz was neat with a 6-core part, Intel had another surprise for you last night. As part of its Computex keynote, the company demonstrated a 28-core processor running at 5 GHz on all cores, planned for the HEDT segment sometime...