Single Rail vs Multi Rail PC Power Supplies as Fast As Possible

Not sure whether you want a single rail or a multi rail power supply? Watch this video and you’ll know what to do! Audible Message: Give Audible’s monthly audiobook service has more than just audiobooks! – use http://audible.com/techquickie to get the first one for free! Jonny Guru’s excellent post on this topic: http://www.jonnyguru.com/forums/showpost.php?p=37485&postcount=1 source

Hot Swap as Fast As Possible

What is hot swap? Can you hot swap any component, or are some not hot swappable? Sponsor message: For a free book of your choice go to audible.com/techquickie. Title: Going Quantum – Raw Video Link: http://youtu.be/CRt7vZj4WXM Beatport Download Link: http://monster.cat/11V0tIG Label Channel: http://www.youtube.com/monstercat source

Avoiding Common PC Building Traps – Episode 6

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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

Hi-Fi Audio As Fast As Possible

People who are serious about sound often swear by high-fidelity, or hi-fi, audio equipment. Here’s a look at what goes into a hi-fi setup. Squarespace link: Visit http://squarespace.com/linus and use offer code LINUS to save 10% off your first order. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com License for image used in this video: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode source

What's the Difference Between AC and DC?

Check out the Seasonic Prime Titanium Fanless 600W PSU on Amazon at https://lmg.gg/seasonicfanless Electricity comes to our homes as AC, but our electronics need DC to function! Why is this, and what’s the difference between AC and DC anyway? 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 Read more about What's the Difference Between AC and DC?[…]

History of Computer Power Supplies

Power supplies are often an easily-forgotten component of a computer build, but they’ve actually changed quite a bit over the years. Thanks to Braintree for supporting our channel. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to http://www.braintreepayments.com/techquickie. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com License for images used: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode source

Volts, Amps, and Watts Explained

What’s the difference between a volt, amp, and watt? Why is your power bill in kilowatt-hours and your battery bank in milliamp-hours? Why are there so many units?! 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 Read more about Volts, Amps, and Watts Explained[…]

Futureproofing As Fast As Possible

How much sense does it make to try and “futureproof” your PC so it’ll be ready for what’s to come years down the line? 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. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Read more about Futureproofing As Fast As Possible[…]