What is Ray Tracing?

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Will AMD Be Competitive in 2017?

AMD has recently struggled for market share against Intel and NVIDIA. Could 2017 be the year AMD finally turns it around, thanks to its new Zen and Vega architectures? Dollar Shave Club link: http://dollarshaveclub.com/linus Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

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

Why Is 3D So Bad?

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How to Game on Linux

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What is GDDR5X?

GDDR5X is a new type of VRAM, first introduced on NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1080. How does it differ from older VRAM, and why could it be important in the near future? Massdrop link: http://dro.ps/techquickie-mito Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

What is Supersampling?

Supersampling refers to running a game at a higher resolution than your monitor supports – but why would you want to do that? Techquickie explains… 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 Read more about What is Supersampling?[…]

Nintendo Switch as Fast As Possible

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