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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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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

Performance Per Dollar Pricing is based on current pricing as of the writing of this review. [inline:files/review/2017-10-02/perfdollar-price_0.png] [inline:files/review/2017-10-02/perfdollar-audacity.png] [inline:files/review/2017-10-02/perfdollar-cb15-...

Quick Gaming, Power Consumption and Overclocking

10/02/2017 - 18:36

Quick 1080p Gaming Results [inline:files/review/2017-10-02/games-1080p.png]

Media Encoding and Rendering

10/02/2017 - 18:29

Audacity MP3 Encode [inline:files/review/2017-10-02/audacity.png] The Audacity audio encoding test focuses on single threaded performance, so it's no surprise to again see the new Core i7-8700K come out on top, albeit by only about 3.5% over the...

Synthetics and Scientific

10/02/2017 - 18:25

SiSoft Sandra 2016 [inline:files/review/2017-10-02/sandra-2.png] [inline:files/review/2017-10-02/sandra-3.png] [inline:files/review/2017-10-02/sandra-4.png]

SYSmark, WebXPRT, 7-zip

10/02/2017 - 18:23

Testing Configuration 7-zip Compression Audacity MP3 Encode Blender Cinebench R15 Euler 3D Geekbench Handbrake POV-Ray SiSoft Sandra SYSmark 2014 SE WebXPRT X264 Encode The full testbed configuration is listed below.

The Intel Core i9-7980XE and 7960X Review: Skylake-X at $1999 and 18-cores

09/25/2017 - 03:00

It has been an interesting 2017 for Intel. Though still the dominant market share leader in consumer processors of all shapes and sizes, from DIY PCs to notebooks to servers, it has come under attack with pressure from AMD unlike any it has felt in...

Perf per Dollar, Pricing, Conclusions

09/22/2017 - 17:45

Performance Per Dollar In consumer processors, performance per dollar is considered the king of all KPIs (key performance indicators). For the workstation and prosumer market, it has slightly reduced value as consumers in this space are often willing to...