Base Clock vs. Multiplier Overclocking

The first 200 people who head to https://brilliant.org/techquickie/ will get 20% off their annual premium subscription of Brilliant. You can speed up your CPU by overclocking both the base clock and the CPU multiplier – but what’s the difference between these, and why are there two overclocking options in the first place? Techquickie Merch Store: Read more about Base Clock vs. Multiplier Overclocking[…]

Common BIOS Settings Explained

What are some of the more common BIOS settings you might want to tweak to get your computer running as well as it can? Share your mouse and keyboard between multiple computers with Synergy! Save 25% here: https://symless.com/synergy/tq1 Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Techquickie Movie Poster: https://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/linustechtips/products/tech-quickie-24×36-poster Leave a comment with your requests for future episodes, Read more about Common BIOS Settings Explained[…]

Why Does Overclocking Void Your Warranty?

It’s common knowledge that overclocking your CPU will void its warranty, but why is this the case when AMD and Intel openly market some of their processors as being “unlocked”? 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 Read more about Why Does Overclocking Void Your Warranty?[…]

AMD Ryzen 3, 5, and 7 Explained

What are the differences between the different CPU models in AMD’s new Ryzen lineup? 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/L… Techquickie Movie Poster: https://shop.crowdmade.com/collection… Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Leave a Read more about AMD Ryzen 3, 5, and 7 Explained[…]

Intel CPU Letters Explained

Get iFixit’s Pro Tech Toolkit now for only $59.95 USD at http://ifixit.com/techquickie Techquickie demystifies the alphabet soup of letters that you often see slapped onto the end of Intel model numbers. Intel link: https://www.intel.ca/content/www/ca/en/processors/processor-numbers.html 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 Read more about Intel CPU Letters Explained[…]