Ryan Shrout's picture

Personal information

Real Name
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:


Member for
8 years 37 weeks

Recent Posts

Recent Posts

PCPer Live! Aimpad Analog Keyboard Technology Discussion

05/24/2017 - 16:42

If you missed the live stream, we have the VOD below! This is a compelling discussion about the benefits of having an analog keyboard - definitely worth watching if you are a dedicated PC gamer! You might not have heard of the company or the technology...

Shrout Research: Chromebook Platform Impacts Android App Performance

05/23/2017 - 12:25

Please excuse the bit of self-promotion here. Oh, and disclaimer: Shrout Research and PC Perspective share management and ownership. Based on testing done by Shrout Research and published in a paper this week, the introduction of Android applications on...

Google Daydream Standalone VR Headset Powered by Snapdragon 835

05/17/2017 - 14:30

During the Google I/O keynote, Google and Qualcomm announced a partnership to create a reference design for a standalone Daydream VR headset using Snapdragon 835 to enable the ecosystem of partners to have deliverable hardware in consumers’ hands...

AMD Radeon RX 580: Prey You'll Upgrade

05/17/2017 - 09:36

Testing commissioned by AMD. This means that AMD paid us for our time, but had no say in the results or presentation of them. Earlier this week Bethesda and Arkane Studios released Prey, a first-person shooter that is a re-imaging of the 2006 game of the...

Ryzen Memory Latency's Impact on Weak 1080p Gaming

05/16/2017 - 00:57

It should come as no surprise to anyone that has been paying attention the last two months that the latest AMD Ryzen processors and architecture are getting a lot of attention. Ryzen 7 launched with a $499 part that bested the Intel $1000 CPU at heavily...

Timings, timings, timings

05/12/2017 - 17:10

My next step was to increase memory timings on the Intel Core i7-7700K processor in order to raise the memory latency timings and then measure performance before and after. I took the same Corsair DDR4 memory to 20-20-20-36-3T and re-ran our SiSoft...

NVIDIA Announces Tesla V100 with Volta GPU at GTC 2017

05/10/2017 - 13:32

During the opening keynote to NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference, CEO Jen-Hsun Huang formally unveiled the latest GPU architecture and the first product based on it. The Tesla V100 accelerator is based on the Volta GPU architecture and features...

AMD Ryzen 7 1700X Selling for $333

05/09/2017 - 15:13

A little birdie sent me a note this afternoon that the AMD Ryzen 7 1700X processor was selling on Amazon.com for just $333! Considering the launch price of that CPU was $399 just two months ago, a $60-70 discount makes this platform all the more...

Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon 660 and 630 Mobile Platforms

05/09/2017 - 13:55

Today Qualcomm took the covers off of an update to the Snapdragon 600 family of processors, now known as mobile platforms. The Snapdragon 660 and 630 Mobile Platforms are important products in the company’s portfolio as they address a larger...

Contest: Win an ASUS GTX 1070 8GB or GTX 1050 Ti Dual-fan OC Card!

05/05/2017 - 10:14

With spring filling us with happy thoughts, our friends at ASUS are gracing us with some hardware to giveaway - that's right, it's time for a contest! Here's what's on the docket for our readers and fans: [inline:files/news/2017-04-25/...