How to Choose a Bitrate for Twitch Streaming

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How Accurate are "Minimum System Requirements?"

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Aspect Ratios As Fast As Possible

4:3, 16:9, 21:9…where did common aspect ratios come from, and what the heck is “anamorphic widescreen,” anyway? lynda.com message: Sign up for your 10-day FREE trial at http://lynda.com/techquickie Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

Misused Technology Terms

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Monitor Defects As Fast As Possible

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Interlaced vs. Progressive Scan – 1080i vs. 1080p

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