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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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AMD Ryzen Pre-order Starts Today, Specs and Performance Revealed

02/22/2017 - 09:00

I know that many of you have been waiting months and years to put your money down for the Zen architecture and Ryzen processors from AMD. Well that day is finally here: AMD is opening pre-orders for Ryzen 7 1800X, Ryzen 7 1700X and Ryzen 7 1700...

Video Perspective: Corsair Bulldog - An HTPC Designed for 4K Gaming

02/20/2017 - 13:15

The Corsair Bulldog, version 2.0, is now shipping and upgrades the internal components to a Z270 motherboard and upgrade fans with improved noise profiles. Other than that, the Bulldog looks, style, form and function remain unchanged.     The...

Dissecting AMD Zen Architecture - Interview with David Kanter

02/13/2017 - 12:36

Just before the weekend, Josh and I got a chance to speak with David Kanter about the AMD Zen architecture and what it might mean for the Ryzen processor due out in less than a month. For those of you not familiar with David and his work, he is an...

EVGA iCX Technology - Adding Thermal Sensors and Improved Cooling

02/10/2017 - 12:00

Back in November of 2016, EVGA had a problem on its hands. The company had a batch of GTX 10-series graphics cards using the new ACX 3.0 cooler solution leave the warehouse missing thermal pads required to keep the power management hardware on its cards...

New NVIDIA Quadro offerings include GP100 with 16GB HBM2

02/06/2017 - 15:17

At the start of the SOLIDWORKS World conference this week, NVIDIA took the cover off of a handful of new Quadro cards targeting professional graphics workloads. Though the bulk of NVIDIA’s discussion covered lower cost options like the Quadro P4000...

Win our RX 460 Budget Gaming System!!

01/31/2017 - 11:18

As part of our partnership with AMD to take a look at the Radeon RX 460 as a budget gaming graphics solution, we are giving away the computer we built for our testing. If you missed our previous stories, shame on you. Check them out here: Building a...

Building a Budget PC with the Radeon RX 460: Part 2

01/17/2017 - 22:04

This content was sponsored by AMD. Last week in part 1 of our look at the Radeon RX 460 as a budget gaming GPU, I detailed our progress through component selection. Centered around an XFX 2GB version of the Radeon RX 460, we built a machine using an...

Building a Budget PC with the Radeon RX 460: Part 1

01/13/2017 - 14:02

This content was sponsored by AMD. Be sure you check out part 2 of our story where we detail the performance our RX 460 build provides as well as our contest page where you can win this PC from AMD and PC Perspective! Just before CES this month, AMD came...

AMD Vega GPU Architecture Preview: Redesigned Memory Architecture

01/05/2017 - 09:00

Apart from AMD’s other new architecture due out in 2017, its Zen CPU design, there is no other product that has had as much build up and excitement surrounding it than its Vega GPU architecture. After the world learned that Polaris would be a...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Preview - Semi-custom Kryo 280, Adreno 540, 10nm FinFET

01/03/2017 - 17:00

With the near comes a new push for performance, efficiency and feature leadership from Qualcomm and its Snapdragon line of mobile SoCs. The Snapdragon 835 was officially announced in November of last year when the partnership with Samsung on 10nm process...