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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.

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AMD goes after $15B embedded space with two new embedded processors

02/21/2018 - 12:22

Continuing its expansion of bringing modern processor and graphics designs to as many of its targeted market segments as possible, AMD announced today two new families that address the embedded processor space. The company has already seen double-digital...

Qualcomm signs major carriers and retailers for Always Connected PC launch

02/21/2018 - 12:10

With availability scheduled to begin next month, Qualcomm is prepping for its final push to prepare the market for what it believes is a revolutionary product category for the PC market. Just before the mobile media and analysts focus attention on Mobile...

Qualcomm pushes LTE forward again, up to 2 Gbps with Snapdragon X24 modem

02/14/2018 - 17:46

Hot on the heels of the 5G momentum that saw Qualcomm announce working with 18 different device OEMs and 18  different network providers to bring 5G hardware and carriers online for wide adoption in 2019, the mobile giant is launching another 4G LTE...

The AMD Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G Review: Return of the APU

02/12/2018 - 10:00

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the release of the Ryzen family of processors, the full breadth of the releases AMD put forth inside of 12 months is more apparent than ever. Though I feel like I have written summations of 2017 for AMD numerous...

Power Consumption and Conclusion

02/11/2018 - 23:46

[inline:files/review/2018-02-11/power.png] Well...that's interesting. The power draw of the 2400G in our testing well exceeds that of the Ryzen 5 1400, despite the fact that both are rated at 65-watt TDPs. At just over 110 watts at the wall (for the...

Discrete Gaming Tests

02/11/2018 - 23:46

These gaming tests were performed with a more powerful discrete GPU installed, intended to find how the new Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G compare to previous AMD parts and the Intel competition. Testing here was done with a GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (...

Media Encoding and Rendering

02/11/2018 - 23:45

Audacity MP3 Encode [inline:files/review/2018-02-11/audacity.png] The Ryzen 5 2400G does much better than previous low-cost Ryzen processors in the group but the single threaded IPC capability of the Core i3-8100 and Core i5-8400 keep Intel strongly in...

Synthetics and Scientific

02/11/2018 - 23:43

SiSoft Sandra Platinum 2017 [inline:files/review/2018-02-11/sisoft-multi.png] [inline:files/review/2018-02-11/sisoft-multimedia.png] [inline:files/review/2018-02-11/sisoft-memory.png] The Ryzen 3 2200G competes well with the Core i3-8100 in the Sandra...

SYSmark, WebXPRT, 7-zip

02/11/2018 - 23:41

SYSmark 2014 SE SYSmark® 2014 SE (Second Edition) is an application-based benchmark that reflects usage patterns of business users in the areas of Office Productivity, Data/Financial Analysis and Media Creation. Joining these in SYSmark 2014 SE is a...

Radeon Vega Graphics - Discrete Level in a Processor

02/11/2018 - 23:36

First up, the data that is probably most interesting and compelling for the new AMD processor, we’ll look at the integrated graphics performance of the 2400G and 2200G. With the Vega graphics system and upgraded GCN architecture, in addition to...