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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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Recent Posts

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/...

EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC2 with iCX Technology Review

04/25/2017 - 07:00

When the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti launched last month it became the fastest consumer graphics card on the market, taking over a spot that NVIDIA had already laid claim to since the launch of the GTX 1080, and arguably before that with the GTX 980 Ti. Passing...

Performance and Conclusions

04/25/2017 - 04:14

Performance Quickie

Sound, Overclocking and Power Consumption

04/25/2017 - 04:00

Despite the nearly non-existent shroud, the two fans running under full load are surprisingly quiet on the EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC2. [inline:files/review/2017-04-25/sound.png] The EVGA GTX 1080 Ti idles at about the same level as our reference card does,...

PCPer Meetup in London! Sponsored by ARM! Win a FREE Chromebook!

04/23/2017 - 10:27

For a short romantic summer trip, Josh Walrath and I (Ryan Shrout) will be heading across the pond to London, England! With the primary goals of technology education and beer consumption, we thought it would be prudent to invite any and all PC...

The Radeon RX 580 8GB Review - Polaris Populism

04/18/2017 - 09:00

Trust me on this one – AMD is aware that launching the RX 500-series of graphics cards, including the RX 580 we are reviewing today, is an uphill battle. Besides battling the sounds on the hills that whisper “reeebbrraannndd” AMD needs...

Pricing Debate and Closing Thoughts

04/17/2017 - 23:58


3DMark, Unigine Heaven

04/17/2017 - 23:57

Now that we have taken a look at our gaming tests using our Frame Rating metrics and testing methods, we are including a set of tests from more standard benchmarks like Unigine Heaven and the new 3DMark benchmark.  I consider these tests to be...

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

04/17/2017 - 23:52

The Witcher 3 (DirectX 11)

Rise of the Tomb Raider

04/17/2017 - 23:50

Rise of the Tomb Raider (DirectX 12) Featuring epic, high-octane action moments set in the most beautiful hostile environments on earth, Rise of the Tomb Raider delivers a cinematic survival action adventure where you will join Lara Croft on her...