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?

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What is a Chipset as Fast As Possible

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What is CPU Cache?

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Capacitors, Resistors, and Electronic Components

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