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[…]

Base Clock vs. Multiplier Overclocking

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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

Misconception Mashers – Episode 1 – PC Components

There are plenty of misconceptions about PC components out there. We’d like to, well, MASH them! 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 10% when you sign up for unlimited TunnelBear data. 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 Read more about Misconception Mashers – Episode 1 – PC Components[…]

Intel Processor Generations As Fast As Possible *CORRECTED*

Intel CPUs have changed a lot since they released their first processor all the way back in 1971… lynda.com message: Sign up for your 10-day FREE trial at http://lynda.com/techquickie Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com Licenses for images used in this video: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/fdl-1.2.en.html Pentium, Intel Core, Celeron, Centrino, Intel Inside, and the Intel logo Read more about Intel Processor Generations As Fast As Possible *CORRECTED*[…]

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?[…]

Does CPU Clock Speed Actually Matter?

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. Advertised clock speeds for CPUs usually don’t matter that much – but why? 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 Read more about Does CPU Clock Speed Actually Matter?[…]

Should You Game On a Server CPU?

Would a server CPU with a high core count be a sensible option for your gaming rig – if the price is right? Share your mouse and keyboard between multiple computers with Synergy! Save 50% here: https://symless.com/synergy/tq6 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 Read more about Should You Game On a Server CPU?[…]

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[…]