External GPU Enclosures as Fast As Possible

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Which HDR Display Should You Buy?

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Why Don't Multiple GPUs Scale Properly?

Multi-GPU setups like SLI and CrossFire can deliver performance you just can’t get with a single card, but two GPUs doesn’t always mean twice the framerate… Dollar Shave Club link: http://dollarshaveclub.com/linus Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

Binning As Fast As Possible

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Futureproofing As Fast As Possible

How much sense does it make to try and “futureproof” your PC so it’ll be ready for what’s to come years down the line? 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 Read more about Futureproofing As Fast As Possible[…]

Static Pressure vs. High Airflow Fans As Fast As Possible

There’s more to choosing the right PC fan than picking a size, noise level, and bearing type! Linus explains the difference between high airflow and static pressure fans. Thanks to Braintree for supporting our channel. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to http://www.braintreepayments.com/techquickie Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com Read more about Static Pressure vs. High Airflow Fans As Fast As Possible[…]

What is Floating-Point Performance?

Floating-point operations per second, or FLOPS, is a performance metric you see on certain processors, notably GPUs. But what the heck does “floating-point” mean and why is it important? Try Tunnelbear for free, no credit card required, at https://www.tunnelbear.com/Linus 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 Read more about What is Floating-Point Performance?[…]

PCI Express 4.0 as Fast As Possible

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How Does Thermal Paste Work?

Thermal paste is a messy but crucial component of your PC – without it, your poor CPU would cook to death! How does it work, what materials does it contain to aid heat transfer, and can you REALLY use toothpaste in a pinch? Dollar Shave Club link: http://dollarshaveclub.com/linus Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

How Does Bitcoin Work?

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