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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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Integrated Graphics Performance - Kaby Lake, Skylake, Broadwell, Haswell, Kaveri

12/30/2016 - 12:25

Testing the integrated graphics on a processor that is likely to be used very little for actual graphics processing might seem like a waste of energy, but this is our first chance to measure the performance of Kaby Lake's Intel HD Graphics 630...

Overclocking Kaby Lake

12/30/2016 - 12:25

While many will argue that Intel is utilizing some of the overclocking headroom that Kaby Lake provides to increase stock clocks and offer some semblance of performance increases over Skylake, the truth is that the updated 14nm+ process technology allows...

Z270 Chipset and ASUS Maximus IX Code

12/30/2016 - 12:24

On the previous page I mentioned that the new Z270 chipset from Intel only had a couple of changes in store for enthusiasts and builders. Those include an additional set of 4 lanes of PCIe and support for Intel Optane technology. [inline:files/review/...

AMD Picks 'Ryzen' to brand Zen CPU, Reveals 3.4 GHz clock and more details

12/13/2016 - 16:00

As much as we might want it to be, today is not the day that AMD launches its new Zen processors to the world. We’ve been teased with it for years now, with trickles of information at event after event…but we are going to have to wait a...

PCPer Live! AMD Radeon Crimson ReLive Discussion and RX 480 Giveaway!

12/12/2016 - 12:56

UPDATE: If you missed the live stream today, don't worry! You can catch the reply right here: Last year, AMD and its software team dispatched some representatives to our offices to talk about the major software release that was Radeon Software...

Radeon Instinct Machine Learning GPUs include Vega, Preview Performance

12/12/2016 - 09:00

NVIDIA has been diving in to the world of machine learning for quite a while, positioning themselves and their GPUs at the forefront on artificial intelligence and neural net development. Though the strategies are still filling out, I have seen products...

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition: Capture and Chill with AMD

12/08/2016 - 09:00

For the past two years, AMD has made a point of releasing one major software update to Radeon users and gamers annually. In 2014 this started with Catalyst Omega, a dramatic jump in performance, compatibility testing and new features were the story. We...

Qualcomm and Microsoft bring full Windows 10 to Snapdragon devices

12/07/2016 - 22:00

At the WinHEC developer conference in China today, Qualcomm and Microsoft have announced a partnership to enable a full Windows 10 computing environment on systems based on the next-generation of Snapdragon processors in the second half of 2017. The...

Podcast #427 - Leaked Zen Prices, Kaby Lake Performance Leaks, GTX 1050 Ti Upgrades

12/01/2016 - 11:54

PC Perspective Podcast #427 - 12/01/16 Join us this week as we discuss leaked Zen prices, Kaby Lake performance leaks, GTX 1050 Ti upgrades and more! You can subscribe to us through iTunes and you can still access it directly through the RSS...

Win a White Special Edition Corsair RM1000i Power Supply!

11/30/2016 - 11:06

The holidays are fully in swing and Corsair is in the giving mood. To celebrate the launch of the brand new, limited edition RM1000i White Special Edition power supply, Corsair has sent along one for us to give away to our readers! [inline:files/news/...