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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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Recent Posts

Recent Posts

Grand Theft Auto V

11/02/2017 - 00:36

Grand Theft Auto V (DirectX 11)

Fallout 4

11/02/2017 - 00:32

Fallout 4 (DirectX 11)

Dirt Rally

11/02/2017 - 00:06

Dirt Rally (DirectX 11)

​Testing Suite and Methodology Update

11/02/2017 - 00:03

If you have followed our graphics testing at PC Perspective you’ll know about a drastic shift we made in 2012 to support a technology we called Frame Rating. Frame Rating use the direct capture of output from the system into uncompressed video...

Clock Speed Consistency and Overclocking

11/02/2017 - 00:00

Clock Speed Consistency – Founders Edition vs EVGA SC Black Edition

AMD Ryzen Processor with Radeon Vega Graphics Launch - Ryzen and Vega hit notebooks

10/26/2017 - 09:00

I thought we were going to be able to make it through the rest of 2017 without seeing AMD launch another family of products. But I was wrong. And that’s a good thing. Today AMD is launching the not-so-cleverly-named Ryzen Processor with Radeon Vega...

Qualcomm shows first 5G Smartphone Reference Design, mmWave module in silicon

10/16/2017 - 21:30

Earlier this year Qualcomm announced that it had made its first connection with the 5G NR (new radio) through its prototype system. This prototype was constructed to help with the build outs with Ericsson and Vodafone to get 5G in trials in the second of...

AMD Raven Ridge Performance Leaks - APU with GeForce MX150 Performance

10/16/2017 - 17:07

Hot on the heels of the HP leak that showed the first AMD Raven Ridge based notebook that may be hitting store shelves later this year, another leak of potential Raven Ridge APU performance is cycling through. The AMD Ryzen 7 2700U with integrated Vega-...

The Coffee Lake Story: Intel Core i7-8700K and Core i5-8400 Review

10/05/2017 - 09:00

As seems to be the trend for processor reviews as of late, today marks the second in a two-part reveal of Intel’s Coffee Lake consumer platform. We essentially know all there is to know about the new mainstream and DIY PC processors from Intel,...

Perf per Dollar, Pricing, Conclusions

10/02/2017 - 18:38

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