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RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10 - All You Need to Know as Fast As Possible
 
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RAID 0/1/10 are the simplest forms of RAID for hard drives and SSDs. This brief overview aims to give you a basic understanding of how they work FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/news-reviews-article-guides/linus-videos-news-and-ramblings/47101-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions
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Anti Static Safety - Handling Sensitive Electronics as Fast As Possible
 
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ESD or static electricity can DESTROY your fancy new electronics. Here's how to be safe and handle them without damaging them. FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/10860-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions/
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What is a NAS as Fast As Possible
 
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A NAS or "network attached storage" device is a way to consolidate your data and keep it all safe! It might not be glamorous, but it's definitely a great idea to have one!
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80 PLUS Power Supply Ratings - All You Need to Know as Fast As Possible
 
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80 PLUS. What does it mean?? Watch the video and you'll know! FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/news-reviews-article-guides/linus-videos-news-and-ramblings/47101-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions
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LCD, LED, Plasma, OLED TVs as Fast As Possible
 
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LCD, LED, Plasma, OLED - These terms get uses by sales people at your local TV store, but do you REALLY understand what they mean? Learn the basics in under 3 minutes! FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/news-reviews-article-guides/linus-videos-news-and-ramblings/47101-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions
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SSDs vs Hard Drives as Fast As Possible
 
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SSD vs HDD or hard drive is a question that I get a lot, so I took a few minutes to answer it for you. Enjoy :) Sponsor message: Give Audible's monthly audiobook service has more than just audiobooks! - use audible.com/techquickie to get the first one for free! Sponsor Link: http://audible.com/techquickie
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Guide to RAM Memory Channels as Fast As Possible
 
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Dual channel, triple channel, quad channel? We cover it all here in only a few minutes! FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/news-reviews-article-guides/linus-videos-news-and-ramblings/47101-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions
Views: 973307 Techquickie
Video Card Shopping Tips as Fast As Possible
 
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This video card buyer's guide aims to dispel some of the most common myths that exist for prospective buyers. Sponsor message: Try Hotspot Shield for FREE and get 20% off an Elite subscription with offer code LINUS. Go to http://bit.ly/HSShare Sponsor Link: http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/57757-hotspot-shield-sponsor-link/?hl=%2Bhotspot+%2Bshield LinusTechTips forum link: http://linustechtips.com Hardware Canucks link: http://hardwarecanucks.com Anandtech link: http://anandtech.com PC Perspective link: http://pcper.com
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HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA, and DVI as Fast As Possible
 
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Display connectors like HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA, and DVI can be confusing for even seasoned techies! What are the differences? Which one should I use? Vote for my punishment: http://bit.ly/linuschoice Check out Fractal Design's excellent products: http://www.fractal-design.com/
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Routers vs. Switches vs. Access Points - And More
 
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Routers, switches, access points, modems, hubs, bridges...what is the difference between all these network devices?! 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 for image used: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode
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What is TDP or Thermal Design Power as Fast As Possible
 
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TDP is a processor specification that is often confused with power consumption, but it actually has to do with heat output! Crazy cool, right?... Right...? *crickets* Sponsor message: Cooler Master is a leader in PC cooling products. Check them out here: http://us.coolermaster.com/product/Lines/hyper-series.html
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BitTorrent as Fast As Possible
 
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How does P2P file sharing like BitTorrent work, and is it as bad as everyone makes it out to be? 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!
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USB Type C as Fast As Possible
 
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USB has come a long way in a very short time, but it has always had issues that drove tech enthusiasts crazy. Now, there is a potential saviour, and it's called USB Type C... Join Dollar Shave Club: http://dollarshaveclub.com/linus Dollar Shave Club delivers high quality shaving products and other bathroom supplies to your door every month for less than the cost of buying your razors from the store! Join now and start shaving time and shaving money!
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How Do Twitch Streamers Make Money?
 
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You've probably heard about how Twitch streamers can make a comfortable living just by playing video games for an audience, but where does this money come from? Try Tunnelbear for free, no credit card required, at https://www.tunnelbear.com/Linus Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Techquickie Movie Poster: https://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/linustechtips/products/tech-quickie-24x36-poster Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Leave a reply with your requests for future episodes, or tweet them here: http://twitter.com/jmart604 Join the community: http://linustechtips.com Intro Theme: Showdown by F.O.O.L from Monstercat - Best of 2016 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm36k08jQ0M&t=2422s iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/monstercat-best-of-2016/id1185092812 Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/5Zt1P3ZbnfErBkiqcfBTCN
Views: 883205 Techquickie
How Do CPUs Use Multiple Cores?
 
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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 10% when you sign up for unlimited TunnelBear data. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com
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What is a Vapor Chamber as Fast As Possible
 
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Vapor chambers allow us to achieve better performance in high heat flux applications, which basically lets us take a very hot, very small surface (top of a CPU anyone?) and spread that heat out so it can be dissipated more effectively! Sponsor message: Cooler Master has some cooler that feature vapor chambers and some great reading material if you want to know more about them! Sponsor Link: http://cmuniversity.net/vapor.php?lang=en
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M.2 As Fast As Possible
 
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Drives always seem to be getting smaller and faster. How can the new M.2 interface help your PC work more quickly? 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
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SSD Caching as Fast As Possible
 
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Using an SSD to accelerate the performance of your hard drive isn't really new, but it's definitely awesome! FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/news-reviews-article-guides/linus-videos-news-and-ramblings/47101-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions
Views: 369360 Techquickie
Freesync as Fast As Possible
 
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What is so special about AMD's Freesync? Should you care if your hardware is Freesync compatible? Sponsor message: Check out this limited time drop on Massdrop today: http://dro.ps/techquickie. And while you're there, be sure to check out the rest of their current drop lineup!
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Quantum Computing as Fast As Possible
 
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What in the world is quantum computing? How does it differentiate from the good old classic computing we know and love? Sponsor message: Check out Cooler Master's Case Mod World Series! http://bit.ly/1Bw8gwe Entries close February 7. Writing credit: Jeff Kuenle
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What is Anisotropic Filtering (AF) as Fast as Possible - CORRECTED
 
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AF or Anisotropic Filtering increases the quality of textures in video games particularly at extreme distances or angles. FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/10860-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions/
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Disk Defragmentation &  Drive Optimization as Fast As Possible
 
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What is disk defragmentation? Should you always defrag your drives? Sponsor message: Thanks to Audible for supporting our channel. Get a free audiobook of your choice at http://www.audible.com/techquickie.
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Should You Buy Refurbished Electronics?
 
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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. Is buying refurbished electronics a great way to save money, or a risky gamble on a mistreated gadget? Techquickie explains. Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Techquickie Movie Poster: https://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/linustechtips/products/tech-quickie-24x36-poster Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Leave a reply with your requests for future episodes, or tweet them here: http://twitter.com/jmart604 Join the community: http://linustechtips.com Intro Theme: Showdown by F.O.O.L from Monstercat - Best of 2016 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm36k08jQ0M&t=2422s iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/monstercat-best-of-2016/id1185092812 Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/5Zt1P3ZbnfErBkiqcfBTCN
Views: 442383 Techquickie
GeForce vs Quadro as Fast As Possible
 
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I focused on GeForce vs Quadro for brevity, but pretty much everything in this video applies to Radeon versus FirePro graphics cards as well! Get a FREE 7 day trial for lynda.com here: http://bit.ly/1hvWvb9
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Choosing the Right Gaming LCD Monitor as Fast As Possible
 
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Gaming monitors are TOUGH to choose. There are so many specs that seem to be simply designed to CONFUSE potential customers. In just a few minutes we cut through the BS and tell you what to look for! Five Four Club Link: http://bit.ly/linusffc
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Monitor & TV Refresh Rates as Fast As Possible
 
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Refresh rates can be confusing, especially when we get into the question of "how fast of a refresh rate do we really need". Hopefully this helps! Get a FREE 7 day trial for lynda.com here: http://bit.ly/1hvWvb9
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VPNs or Virtual Private Networks as Fast As Possible
 
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VPNs aren't necessary for the average internet user... right? Well, that may not be so true anymore... Sponsor message: Join Dollar Shave Club at http://dollarshaveclub.com/linus Dollar Shave Club delivers high quality shaving products and other bathroom supplies to your door every month for less than the cost of buying your razors from the store! Join now and start shaving time and shaving money! Title: Favright - Iceladen Video: http://youtu.be/83uaH3b1wtI Beatport: http://monster.cat/1aqAYQ1 Label channel: http://youtube.com/monstercat
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What is a Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 as Fast As Possible
 
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What the heck is the difference between a Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7?? What do these terms mean? Vote for my next punishment: http://bit.ly/linuschoice Check out Fractal Design's excellent products: http://www.fractal-design.com/ Intel's Naming Scheme Guide: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/processor-numbers.html
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Rechargeable Battery Care as Fast As Possible
 
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Taking care of your rechargeable batteries is actually simpler than most people think, and if you just use your devices normally, they'll be fine... mostly. These tips can help you extend the life of your batteries a little bit though! Sponsor download links for Hotspot Shield: 1) Desktop Link (Mac or Windows): Access US content: http://www.hotspotshield.com/lp/access_us_sites_elite_trial_amb6/?utm_source=linus&utm_medium=video&utm_campaign=accessuscontent 2) Android: http://bit.ly/1eIm8JB 3) iOS: http://bit.ly/1ebtGEH
Views: 470594 Techquickie
Ethernet RJ45 Speeds & Cables - Everything you Need to Know as Fast As Possible
 
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Ethernet, Networking, RJ45... So you don't know any of this stuff from a hole in the ground. Watch this video and know the basics in less than 4 minutes! FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/news-reviews-article-guides/linus-videos-news-and-ramblings/47101-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions
Views: 425719 Techquickie
Water Cooling Radiators as Fast As Possible
 
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Your radiator has more of an impact on the performance of your water cooling system than almost anything else, so choosing the right one is VERY important! Sponsor message: Cooler Master has a wide range of CPU liquid cooling solutions Sponsor Link: http://coolermaster-usa.com
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What is Ray Tracing?
 
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Sign up for Private Internet Access VPN at https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/pages/linus-tech-tips/techquickie Ray tracing has made headlines lately as the rendering method of the future for games - but what exactly is it, and how can it make your games look more realistic? Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Techquickie Movie Poster: https://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/linustechtips/products/tech-quickie-24x36-poster Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Leave a reply with your requests for future episodes, or tweet them here: http://twitter.com/jmart604 Join the community: http://linustechtips.com Intro Theme: Showdown by F.O.O.L from Monstercat - Best of 2016 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm36k08jQ0M&t=2422s iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/monstercat-best-of-2016/id1185092812 Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/5Zt1P3ZbnfErBkiqcfBTCN
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Bloatware as Fast As Possible
 
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Bloatware and crapware... What is it, and why does it exist? Sponsor message: Cooler Master is a leader in PC cooling products. Check them out here: http://us.coolermaster.com/ Lifehacker article: http://lifehacker.com/the-complete-guide-to-avoiding-and-removing-windows-c-1630577558
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What is "Retina"? Pixel Density or PPI as Fast As Possible
 
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Retina displays and other high pixel density displays such as 4K TVs, 1080p cell phones, and Full HD+ tablets are being heavily marketed to consumers. Cut through the sales fluff and understand what it all means in a couple minutes! Sponsor link: http://audible.com/techquickie Is This Retina link: http://isthisretina.com Pentile Matrix Wiki Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PenTile_matrix_family FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/news-reviews-article-guides/linus-videos-news-and-ramblings/47101-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions
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What is 802.11ax Wi-Fi?
 
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802.11ax Wi-Fi is the next major revision of the wireless networking standard. What new features does it offer? Try Tunnelbear for free, no credit card required, at https://www.tunnelbear.com/Linus Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Techquickie Movie Poster: https://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/linustechtips/products/tech-quickie-24x36-poster Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Leave a reply with your requests for future episodes, or tweet them here: http://twitter.com/jmart604 Join the community: http://linustechtips.com Intro Theme: Showdown by F.O.O.L from Monstercat - Best of 2016 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm36k08jQ0M&t=2422s iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/monstercat-best-of-2016/id1185092812 Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/5Zt1P3ZbnfErBkiqcfBTCN
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Choosing & Installing PC Cooling Fans As Fast As Possible
 
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It can be tricky to find and install the correct computer fans. This episode shows you how pick out and install fans in only a few minutes. FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/news-reviews-article-guides/linus-videos-news-and-ramblings/47101-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions
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Raspberry Pi as Fast As Possible
 
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The Raspberry Pi is a computer not much bigger than a credit card that's been used for all sorts of cool projects! So what can it do? Thanks to Braintree for supporting our channel. To learn more, 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
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What Data Does Windows 10 Send to Microsoft?
 
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Your Windows 10 installation is probably sending quite a bit of information to Microsoft. Just what sorts of things are being sent, and could they be used to identify you or your activities? Try Tunnelbear for free, no credit card required, at https://www.tunnelbear.com/Linus Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Techquickie Movie Poster: https://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/linustechtips/products/tech-quickie-24x36-poster Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Leave a reply with your requests for future episodes, or tweet them here: http://twitter.com/jmart604 Join the community: http://linustechtips.com Intro Theme: Showdown by F.O.O.L from Monstercat - Best of 2016 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm36k08jQ0M&t=2422s iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/monstercat-best-of-2016/id1185092812 Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/5Zt1P3ZbnfErBkiqcfBTCN
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Do You Need Windows Pro?
 
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Professional versions of Windows have long commanded price premiums, but are they worth the extra cost? 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
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Install Thermal Compound Paste as Fast As Possible
 
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This guide to installing thermal compound is fast & simple. Follow along & do it yourself! FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/news-reviews-article-guides/linus-videos-news-and-ramblings/47101-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions
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Firewalls as Fast As Possible
 
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Why is a firewall such an essential part of the safety of your personal and professional digital information? Fractal Design message: Thanks for making this promotion over the last ten months such a success. Let us know what you thought of these ad spots, and if you want to see more of them, over at http://bit.ly/fdtqfinale. If you fill out the survey at that link you will be entered in an exclusive worldwide giveaway for TQ and LTT fans to win a Fractal Design product of your choice! 3 winners will be chosen from all entrants.
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Why Are Larger SSDs Faster?
 
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Have you ever noticed that higher-capacity SSDs often give you a speed boost? Why is that? Try Tunnelbear for free, no credit card required, at https://www.tunnelbear.com/Linus Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Techquickie Movie Poster: https://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/linustechtips/products/tech-quickie-24x36-poster Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Leave a reply with your requests for future episodes, or tweet them here: http://twitter.com/jmart604 Join the community: http://linustechtips.com Intro Theme: Showdown by F.O.O.L from Monstercat - Best of 2016 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm36k08jQ0M&t=2422s iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/monstercat-best-of-2016/id1185092812 Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/5Zt1P3ZbnfErBkiqcfBTCN
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History of GPUs As Fast As Possible
 
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We've come a long way since Pong was state-of-the-art. Let's have a look at some of the milestones in computer graphics over the years. 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/luke_lafr Join the community: http://linustechtips.com Licenses for images used: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode
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Tor As Fast As Possible
 
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The Tor network has become popular with people who want to stay hidden online. How does it work, and what are its limitations? 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: http://linustechtips.com License for image used in this video: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode
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QWERTY vs Dvorak As Fast as Possible
 
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The QWERTY keyboard layout was developed for typewriters. So why do we still use it today? Get a FREE 7 day trial for lynda.com here: http://bit.ly/1hvWvb9 Video credit: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Typewriter_Wiki.webm
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CPU Shopping Tips as Fast As Possible
 
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This CPU buyer's guide aims to dispel some of the most common myths that exist for prospective buyers. 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! LinusTechTips forum link: http://linustechtips.com Hardware Canucks link: http://hardwarecanucks.com Tech Report Link: http://techreport.com PC Perspective link: http://pcper.com
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USB 3.0 - Everything You Need to Know in About a Minute
 
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USB3 can be confusing for general consumers. In this episode Linus explains the difference between USB2 and USB3, while providing a real-world demonstration of how fast they are. FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/news-reviews-article-guides/linus-videos-news-and-ramblings/47101-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions Linus Tech Tips Forum: http://www.linustechtips.com
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Windows Registry As Fast As Possible
 
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The Windows Registry is mystifying to many users. What does it do, and are Registry "errors" really a problem? 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 License for image used in this video: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode
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Thermal Throttling as Fast As Possible
 
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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!
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Motherboard Connectors - All you Need to Know as Fast As Possible
 
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ATX, P4, EPS - If these are confusing to you, watch this video an we'll show you what they look like and how they fit together! FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/news-reviews-article-guides/linus-videos-news-and-ramblings/47101-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions
Views: 857551 Techquickie