What is SSD Overprovisioning?

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What's the Largest Possible File Size?

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What's the Fastest Possible Internet Speed?

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Common BIOS Settings Explained

What are some of the more common BIOS settings you might want to tweak to get your computer running as well as it can? Share your mouse and keyboard between multiple computers with Synergy! Save 25% here: https://symless.com/synergy/tq1 Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Techquickie Movie Poster: https://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/linustechtips/products/tech-quickie-24×36-poster Leave a comment with your requests for future episodes, Read more about Common BIOS Settings Explained[…]

Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR) As Fast As Possible

Heat-assisted magnetic recording should dramatically increase hard drive capacities in the coming years. How does it work, and how much space can you expect? 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. Learn more Read more about Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR) As Fast As Possible[…]

What is 5G?

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Are Data Caps Really Necessary?

Is there a legitimate reason behind ISP-imposed data caps, or are they just a money-making scheme? Thanks to Skullcandy for sponsoring this episode! Use offer code Crusher20-1 to save 20% at http://bit.ly/2fLydoF 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: Read more about Are Data Caps Really Necessary?[…]

NVMe As Fast As Possible

SSDs are awesome, but the common SATA interface is becoming a serious bottleneck. However, the new NVMe standard helps take SSD performance to new heights… lynda.com message: Sign up for your 10-day FREE trial at http://lynda.com/techquickie Follow: http://twitter.com/luke_lafr Join the community: http://linustechtips.com License for image used in this video: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/legalcode source

Which Motherboard Should You Buy?

With so many motherboards promising you the moon, what features should you be looking for? And are there still real performance differences between models? 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 up for unlimited TunnelBear data. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Read more about Which Motherboard Should You Buy?[…]