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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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What is Hyper Threading Technology as Fast As Possible
 
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Intel's Hyper-Threading Technology allows their processors to intelligently schedule the tasks that are performed by a single core to make data processing more efficient. Watch the video to learn more of course ;) Sponsor link: http://audible.com/techquickie 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 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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What is Anti Aliasing (AA) as Fast as Possible
 
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AA or Anti Aliasing reducing the "jaggies" that make things (particularly games) look less life-like and more like a computer graphic. FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/10860-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions/
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Avoiding Common PC Building Traps - Episode 1
 
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What are some common pitfalls of building your own PC, and how do you avoid 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. Follow: twitter.com/linustech Join the community: linustechtips.com
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What is Overclocking as Fast As Possible
 
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Overclocking is the black magic. Or is it? Sponsor message: Give Audible's monthly audiobook service a try. If you're as tired of Top40 hits as I am, it's a perfect alternative! - use audible.com/techquickie to get the first one for free! Here's my latest overclocking guide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CHs5_TdpXE Suggest a Future Fast As Possible: 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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LCD Monitor Panels Types - TN vs IPS vs VA as Fast As Possible
 
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TN, IPS, VA, and PLS... Do you find these terms confusing? Learn all about them in about 2 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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When to Upgrade your RAM as Fast As Possible
 
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Memory upgrades can be a quick, inexpensive way to improve PC performance... Or they can NOT! Find out if you should be upgrading your memory with this 2 minute video Sponsor link: http://audible.com/techquickie FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/news-reviews-article-guides/linus-videos-news-and-ramblings/47101-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions
Views: 477778 Techquickie
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: 1067521 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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Open Vs Closed Headphones as Fast As Possible
 
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Gamers, musicians, and music listeners all have different needs when it comes to open vs closed headphones. Watch the video and find out what's right for you! http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/10860-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions/?hl=%2Btemporary+%2Bthread
Views: 467822 Techquickie
SLI by NVIDIA - Everything you Need to Know as Fast As Possible
 
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NVIDIA SLI technology can be confusing, but this video should help you understand the basics in just a few minutes! 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 NVIDIA SLI Certified Components List: http://www.geforce.com/whats-new/guides/introduction-to-sli-technology-guide#4 LinusTechTips forum link: http://linustechtips.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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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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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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Choosing the Right PC Power Supply (PSU) as Fast As Possible
 
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Picking the perfect power supply for your computer isn't that simple, but with this guide you'll be way ahead of the competition! PSU Calculator link: http://coolermaster.outervision.com/ Sponsor message: Cooler Master has a wide range of power supply solutions. Check 'em out below!! Sponsor Link: http://www.coolermaster-usa.com/category.php?category_by=1&category_id=1757&category_name=V
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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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Fibre (Fiber) vs Copper as Fast As Possible
 
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Why is fibre better than copper in an all-out head-to-head showdown? If it's that much better, why don't we use it everywhere? Sponsor message: Fractal Design's cases, power supplies, coolers, and fans feature minimalistic Scandanavian design and are built to last. Check them out at http://bit.ly/1CzzPVC
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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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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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Inkjet vs Laser Printers - As Fast As Possible
 
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Shopping for a printer can be challenging if you don't understand the advantages and disadvantages of different technologies. I hope this helps! FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/news-reviews-article-guides/linus-videos-news-and-ramblings/47101-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions
Views: 269832 Techquickie
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
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Why are Spectre and Meltdown So Dangerous?
 
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Squarespace link: Visit http://squarespace.com/techquickie and use offer code TECHQUICKIE to save 10% off your first order. Spectre and Meltdown are security flaws that, between them, affect nearly all of the world's PCs and smartphones! How did this happen, and what makes these bugs so sinister? 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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Which Motherboard Should You Buy?
 
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With so many motherboards promising you the moon, what features should you be looking for? And are there still real performance differences between models? 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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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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How Do Memory Timings Work?
 
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What do those sequences of memory timings on your RAM modules mean? 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-24x36-poster Leave a comment with your requests for future episodes, or tweet them here: http://twitter.com/jmart604 Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com
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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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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
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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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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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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 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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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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Motherboard VRMs As Fast As Possible
 
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The motherboard voltage regulator module is a crucial but often-overlooked component. What does it do, and why is it important, especially for overclockers? 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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MicroLED - Will It Replace OLED?
 
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The first 200 people who head to https://brilliant.org/Techquickie will get 20% off their annual premium subscription of Brilliant. Although OLED has been the most popular tech for high-end displays for some time, Apple and other giants are working hard on getting the new MicroLED to market - but why? 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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Turbo Boost & Processor Efficiency as Fast As Possible
 
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CPU power saving - want to know what it is and why we have it? It takes only a few minutes.... C'mon.... Do it! :D LinusTechTips forum link: http://linustechtips.com
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Deep Web & Dark Web as Fast As Possible
 
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Is the "dark web" as scary as its name may suggest? Cooler Master link: Check out the new MasterCase, coming soon! http://bit.ly/1KinO6l Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join our community forum: http://linustechtips.com
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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
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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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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 CPU Cache?
 
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CPU cache is among the fastest kinds of memory in your system, but what does it do, and why is it so important? 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 image used: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode
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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
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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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What is DDR4 as Fast As Possible
 
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DDR4 is the next step in the evolution of PC RAM memory, but do you know what it brings to the table? 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! Join Dollar Shave Club: http://dollarshaveclub.com/linus
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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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PC Case Sizes as Fast As Possible
 
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What's a mid tower? What's a full tower? What's a cube case? All these questions answered and more in only a few minutes! Sponsor message: Cooler Master has a wide range of computer case solutions. Check 'em out below!! Sponsor Link: http://us.coolermaster.com/product/Lines/full-tower-haf-series.html
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