The MYSTERY Chinese CPU Explained

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Avoiding Common PC Building Traps – Episode 4

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Can You Have TOO Many CPU Cores?

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Avoiding Common PC Building Traps – Episode 3

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Hot Swap as Fast As Possible

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Base Clock vs. Multiplier Overclocking

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Self-Driving Cars as Fast As Possible

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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?[…]

Why Don't Old Games Work on New Computers?

Sign up for Private Internet Access VPN at https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/pages/linus-tech-tips/techquickie Why can it be such a challenge to get older games to work on new computers – even ones built for gaming? Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Techquickie Movie Poster: https://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/linustechtips/products/tech-quickie-24×36-poster Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Leave a reply with your requests for future episodes, or tweet them here: http://twitter.com/jmart604 Read more about Why Don't Old Games Work on New Computers?[…]