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[…]

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*[…]

What are Pentium Gold and Silver?

What’s special – if anything – about the new Pentium Gold and Silver CPUs from Intel? Squarespace link: Visit http://squarespace.com/techquickie and use offer code TECHQUICKIE to save 10% off your first order. 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 them here: Read more about What are Pentium Gold and Silver?[…]

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[…]

Thermal Throttling as Fast As Possible

Thermal throttling is, unfortunately, not nearly as cool as it sounds. Sponsor message: lynda.com is your one stop shop for learning a variety of skills online, at your own pace. Visit http://lynda.com/techquickie to redeem your 7 day free trial and start learning today! source

How Do CPUs Use Multiple Cores?

A common piece of advice for PC gamers is that you don’t need tons of cores – but why are games often unable to take advantage of CPUs with many cores in the first place? 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 How Do CPUs Use Multiple Cores?[…]