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Capacitors, Resistors, and Electronic Components

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What's the Difference Between AC and DC?

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Power Outlets PISS ME OFF [RANT]

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Why Does Overclocking Void Your Warranty?

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Why Power Adapters Are So HUGE

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Volts, Amps, and Watts Explained

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The FASTEST Memory For YOUR PC

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Motherboard VRMs As Fast As Possible

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