Hot Swap as Fast As Possible

What is hot swap? Can you hot swap any component, or are some not hot swappable? Sponsor message: For a free book of your choice go to audible.com/techquickie. Title: Going Quantum – Raw Video Link: http://youtu.be/CRt7vZj4WXM Beatport Download Link: http://monster.cat/11V0tIG Label Channel: http://www.youtube.com/monstercat source

What is a Chipset as Fast As Possible

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What is Simultaneous Multi-Projection?

How does NVIDIA’s new SMP technology help gamers who are rocking a multi-monitor setup? Massdrop link: http://dro.ps/techquickie-lg-freesync Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

How Accurate are "Minimum System Requirements?"

Most games and other programs list “minimum requirements” for your PC, but are they really accurate? Squarespace link: Visit http://squarespace.com/techquickie and use offer code TECHQUICKIE to save 10% off your first order. 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 How Accurate are "Minimum System Requirements?"[…]

RGB Lighting as Fast As Possible

RGB lighting is all the rage these days, but how exactly does it produce all those colors and effects, and are there things you should consider when planning your RGB setup? 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 RGB Lighting as Fast As Possible[…]

DirectX 12 & Vulkan as Fast As Possible

Should we expect to see the amazing performance gains we have seen rumored about DirectX 12 and Vulkan in practice? Squarespace message: Squarespace is the fast, easy way to create your own personal, professional, or business website with enough templates to suit any reasonable need! Get 10% off using offer code LINUS at http://squarespace.com/linus source

Misused Technology Terms

Does it drive you crazy when other people misuse tech terms? Here are some you should look out for… 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. Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Techquickie Movie Poster: Read more about Misused Technology Terms[…]

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[…]

PCI Express 4.0 as Fast As Possible

The newest version of PCI Express will start appearing on motherboards soon – but is there anything compelling about it? 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. PlayOnLinux: https://www.playonlinux.com/en/ Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Read more about PCI Express 4.0 as Fast As Possible[…]