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

History of the Motherboard

Sign up for Private Internet Access VPN at https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/pages/linus-tech-tips/techquickie The first true PC motherboard appeared in 1981, but the road that let up to it was quite long – as was the journey it took afterwards! 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, Read more about History of the Motherboard[…]

How Do PCBs Work?

How are PCBs made, how do they make modern electronics possible, and is it ever OK to drill through them to mount a cooler…? 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 source

Which Motherboard Should You Buy?

With so many motherboards promising you the moon, what features should you be looking for? And are there still real performance differences between models? 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. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Read more about Which Motherboard Should You Buy?[…]