Avoiding Common PC Building Traps – Episode 3

Are you looking for an Episode III that won’t disappoint you? We’re back with another installment of our series covering helpful tips to prevent your excitement over building your PC from dying with thunderous applause. TunnelBear message: TunnelBear is the easy-to-use VPN app for mobile and desktop. Visit http://tunnelbear.com/linus to try it free and save Read more about Avoiding Common PC Building Traps – Episode 3[…]

Base Clock vs. Multiplier Overclocking

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How AMD is Making CPUs More Affordable

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Why is Silicon Used for Computer Chips?

What are the properties of silicon that have made it widely used in computer chips, and could it possibly be on its way out? Freshbooks message: Head over to http://freshbooks.com/techquickie and don’t forget to enter Tech Quickie in the “How Did You Hear About Us” section when signing up for your free trial. Follow: twitter.com/linustech Read more about Why is Silicon Used for Computer Chips?[…]

What is a Chipset as Fast As Possible

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What is CPU Cache?

CPU cache is among the fastest kinds of memory in your system, but what does it do, and why is it so important? Thanks to Braintree for supporting our channel. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to http://www.braintreepayments.com/techquickie Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com License for image used: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode Read more about What is CPU Cache?[…]

Why Intel is STRUGGLING Against AMD

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Will AMD Be Competitive in 2017?

AMD has recently struggled for market share against Intel and NVIDIA. Could 2017 be the year AMD finally turns it around, thanks to its new Zen and Vega architectures? Dollar Shave Club link: http://dollarshaveclub.com/linus Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

How to Game on Linux

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