Capacitors, Resistors, and Electronic Components

What do all those capacitors, resistors, chokes, and transistors on your motherboard actually do? Squarespace link: Visit http://squarespace.com/techquickie and use offer code TECHQUICKIE to save 10% off your first order. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

How Do PCBs Work?

How are PCBs made, how do they make modern electronics possible, and is it ever OK to drill through them to mount a cooler…? 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

Why Do Electronics Die?

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Motherboard VRMs As Fast As Possible

The motherboard voltage regulator module is a crucial but often-overlooked component. What does it do, and why is it important, especially for overclockers? Squarespace link: Visit http://squarespace.com/linus and use offer code LINUS to save 10% off your first order. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source