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Ryan Shrout
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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 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...

Compression and Encryption

12/30/2016 - 12:29

7-Zip Compression I decided to replace the WinRAR test with a more repeatable and threaded application – 7-Zip. [inline:files/review/2016-12-30/7zip.png]   At 1, 2 and 4 thread testing, the Core i7-7700K falls slightly behind the results of...

Rendering and Scientific

12/30/2016 - 12:29

CineBench 11.5 This rendering benchmark, based off of the Cinema 4D engine, is a terrific indicator for multi-threaded processing.

Media Encoding Tests

12/30/2016 - 12:28

Handbrake Known mainly for its DVD re-encoding prowess, our test uses the Handbrake command line interface on a full DVD rip to gauge CPU performance. [inline:files/review/2016-12-30/handbrake.png]   The Core i7-7700K is just SLIGHTLY faster than...

Testing Setup, SYSMark 2014, SiSoft Sandra

12/30/2016 - 12:27

For this review of the Intel Core i7-7700K, we are using our updated suite of CPU benchmarks and thus we have a new set of results to present.

Clock for Clock: Kaby Lake, Skylake, Broadwell, Haswell, Ivy Bridge, Sandy Bridge

12/30/2016 - 12:26

With much of the talk on Kaby Lake centering around the lack of architectural changes that result in IPC improvements, we had to put the new Core i7-7700K through the paces at a fixed clock speed and see how it lines up with the recent history of Intel...