Avoiding Common PC Building Traps – Episode 3

Are you looking for an Episode III that won’t disappoint you? We’re back with another installment of our series covering helpful tips to prevent your excitement over building your PC from dying with thunderous applause. 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 Read more about Avoiding Common PC Building Traps – Episode 3[…]

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[…]

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

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[…]

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

What is a Vapor Chamber as Fast As Possible

Vapor chambers allow us to achieve better performance in high heat flux applications, which basically lets us take a very hot, very small surface (top of a CPU anyone?) and spread that heat out so it can be dissipated more effectively! Sponsor message: Cooler Master has some cooler that feature vapor chambers and some great Read more about What is a Vapor Chamber as Fast As Possible[…]

CPU Cooling Options – Stock, Air, Water – Everything you Need to Know as Fast As Possible

Not sure about upgrading your computer’s cooling? Learn what you need to know about liquid cooling and air cooling upgrade options in just a few minutes! FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/news-reviews-article-guides/linus-videos-news-and-ramblings/47101-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions source

Custom PC Water Cooling as Fast As Possible

Installing a custom water loop in your PC can seem intimidating, but is a great way to get maximum performance and aesthetic pizzazz. Here’s how to get started! 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