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Ryan Shrout
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Owner, Operator, Editor-in-Chief
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Florence, KY, USA
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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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Intel Skylake-X and Skylake-SP Utilize Mesh Architecture for Intra-Chip Communication

06/15/2017 - 16:00

Though we are just days away from the release of Intel’s Core i9 family based on Skylake-X, and a bit further away from the Xeon Scalable Processor launch using the same fundamental architecture, Intel is sharing a bit of information on how the...

Logitech G PowerPlay Brings Wireless Charging Gaming Mice to Reality

06/12/2017 - 03:00

Logitech has finally released what I can only describe as the holy grail of mouse technologies. By combining the well-established and high performance wireless connectivity of the G900 mouse with a while-in-use wireless CHARGING system for new Logitech...

Samsung Announces FreeSync 2 HDR Displays, includes C49HG90 49-in UltraWide!

06/09/2017 - 11:24

Samsung made a surprise announcement this morning, taking the wraps off of the first FreeSync 2 monitors to grace our pages, officially. These gaming displays come in three difference sizes, one of them incredibly unique, and all with HDR support...

NVIDIA SHIELD TV Update 5.2 adds TV Tuners, NAS write capability

06/02/2017 - 16:55

Yesterday I posted a news blurb about the update to Plex that brought Live TV viewing and an enhanced DVR capability to the widely used and very popular media software package. In that story I mentioned that the NVIDIA SHIELD (and all Android TV systems...

Plex Launches Live TV Feature, Works on NVIDIA SHIELD

06/01/2017 - 09:00

We’re pretty big fans of Plex around the PC Perspective offices, using it for storing, accessing and sharing loads of local content to our phones, PCs, consoles and more. (If you haven’t read Jim’s amazing Plex setup story from a couple...

Computex 2017: ASUS, HP, Lenovo to Build Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Windows 10 Machines

05/31/2017 - 03:30

Back in December of 2016, Qualcomm and Microsoft announced a partnership to bring Windows to platforms based on the Snapdragon platform. Not Windows RT redux, not Windows mobile, not Windows Mini, full blown Windows with 100% application support and...

Computex 2017: AMD Threadripper will include 64 lanes of PCI Express 3.0, Demos with Quad Vega FE

05/30/2017 - 22:49

During AMD’s Computex keynote, the company confirmed that the every one of the upcoming Threadripper HEDT platform first announced earlier in May, will include 64 lanes of PCI Express 3.0. There will not be a differentiation in the product line...

Computex 2017: AMD Demos Ryzen Mobile SoC with Vega Graphics

05/30/2017 - 22:43

As part of the company’s press conference from Computex 2017, AMD displayed for the first time to the public a working notebook utilizing the upcoming Ryzen SoC with on-die Vega graphics. The CPU is a 4-core / 8-thread design and the system was...

Rise of the Tomb Raider Gets a Ryzen Performance Update

05/30/2017 - 16:43

UPDATE (5/31/2017): Crystal Dynamics was able to get back to us with a couple of points on the changes that were made with this patch to affect the performance of AMD Ryzen processors. Rise of the Tomb Raider splits rendering tasks to run on different...

Computex 2017: Intel 8th Gen Core Processors 30% Faster than 7th Gen

05/30/2017 - 03:00

During it's keynote at Computex today, Intel announced the high performane Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X platforms with CPU core counts as high as 18 (!!) but also gave a brief mention of its upcoming Coffee Lake product, the 8th Generation Core product...