What are Pentium Gold and Silver?

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AMD Ryzen as Fast As Possible

AMD’s all-new Ryzen CPUs are finally here. What should you know about them, and how do they stack up to Intel processors? 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: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the Read more about AMD Ryzen as Fast As Possible[…]

What is a Heatsink as Fast As Possible

I get asked all the time “what is a heatsink” and “what does it do?”. This video is a little longer than usual but I felt like this topic needed some special TLC. Sponsor message: Try Hotspot Shield for FREE and get 20% off an Elite subscription with offer code LINUS. Go to http://bit.ly/HSShare Sponsor Read more about What is a Heatsink as Fast As Possible[…]

CPU Sockets as Fast As Possible

LGA 1151, AM3+, LGA 2011-3, FM2…it can be difficult to keep track of all the different modern CPU sockets! Here’s what you need to know about them. Massdrop link: http://dro.ps/techquickie-k7xx Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

Why Do Electronics Get Hot?

There’s lots of debate over cooling solutions for electronics, but why do they generate so much heat in the first place? 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

Why Does Overclocking Void Your Warranty?

It’s common knowledge that overclocking your CPU will void its warranty, but why is this the case when AMD and Intel openly market some of their processors as being “unlocked”? 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 Read more about Why Does Overclocking Void Your Warranty?[…]

Does CPU Clock Speed Actually Matter?

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. Advertised clock speeds for CPUs usually don’t matter that much – but why? 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 Read more about Does CPU Clock Speed Actually Matter?[…]

Should You Game On a Server CPU?

Would a server CPU with a high core count be a sensible option for your gaming rig – if the price is right? Share your mouse and keyboard between multiple computers with Synergy! Save 50% here: https://symless.com/synergy/tq6 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 Read more about Should You Game On a Server CPU?[…]

Binning As Fast As Possible

Processors and memory modules are like snowflakes – each one is very slightly different. What determines whether a chip will become, say, a Celeron, an AMD FX, or a Core i7? 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 10% when you sign Read more about Binning As Fast As Possible[…]