Capacitors, Resistors, and Electronic Components

What do all those capacitors, resistors, chokes, and transistors on your motherboard actually do? 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

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

How CPUs Are Made As Fast As Possible

Sure, you can build a PC, but you can’t exactly build your own CPU. Fortunately, there are companies that can – here’s how they do 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. Read more about How CPUs Are Made As Fast As Possible[…]

Motherboard VRMs As Fast As Possible

The motherboard voltage regulator module is a crucial but often-overlooked component. What does it do, and why is it important, especially for overclockers? Squarespace link: Visit http://squarespace.com/linus and use offer code LINUS to save 10% off your first order. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source