Why is Silicon Used for Computer Chips?

What are the properties of silicon that have made it widely used in computer chips, and could it possibly be on its way out? 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: twitter.com/linustech Read more about Why is Silicon Used for Computer Chips?[…]

CPUs vs GPUs As Fast As Possible

CPUs and GPUs are both silicon microprocessors, so why are they suited for such different tasks inside your PC? 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 community: http://linustechtips.com License Read more about CPUs vs GPUs As Fast As Possible[…]