Video Card Shopping Tips as Fast As Possible

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How Accurate are "Minimum System Requirements?"

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DirectX 12 & Vulkan as Fast As Possible

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Safe PC Temperatures as Fast As Possible

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Misused Technology Terms

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PCI Express 4.0 as Fast As Possible

The newest version of PCI Express will start appearing on motherboards soon – but is there anything compelling about 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. PlayOnLinux: https://www.playonlinux.com/en/ Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Read more about PCI Express 4.0 as Fast As Possible[…]

CPUs vs GPUs As Fast As Possible

CPUs and GPUs are both silicon microprocessors, so why are they suited for such different tasks inside your PC? 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 Join the community: http://linustechtips.com License Read more about CPUs vs GPUs As Fast As Possible[…]

What is TDP or Thermal Design Power as Fast As Possible

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