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[…]

RAM Speed and Timings As Fast As Possible

How do you interpret the speed and timing specs on RAM kits, and how much does it matter for your PC? 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 Join the community: Read more about RAM Speed and Timings As Fast As Possible[…]

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[…]

ECC Memory As Fast As Possible

Error-correcting memory is a popular choice when you simply can’t tolerate any kind of error or data loss. How does it work? 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/luke_lafr Join the Read more about ECC Memory As Fast As Possible[…]

RGB Lighting as Fast As Possible

RGB lighting is all the rage these days, but how exactly does it produce all those colors and effects, and are there things you should consider when planning your RGB setup? 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 Read more about RGB Lighting as Fast As Possible[…]

Latency as Fast As Possible

Latency, the delay between an input and the corresponding output, can affect everything from gaming to driving your car. What causes it, what happens when latency is too high, and how do we fight it? Thanks Audible! Get a free audiobook with a 30 day free trial at http://www.audible.com/techquickie. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com Read more about Latency as Fast As Possible[…]

Do You Really Need to Eject USB Drives?

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Why Do Electronics Get Hot?

There’s lots of debate over cooling solutions for electronics, but why do they generate so much heat in the first place? 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