Tag Archives: computers

2016: get you pc overdose by learning about BIOS, UEFI, M.2, SATA, SAS, CPU vs GPU, extreme gaming rigs

2015 was full of IT/computer stuff and 2016 awaits the ZEN CPU architecture from AMD. Although Intel won’t reduce the prices for its processors even if AMD catches up, maybe we’ll finally see AMD CPUs being on par with Intel ones. Long history between those two, you know. First, let’s start by learning with TechQuickie […]

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Computer goodies: history of AMD CPUs, quantum computers explained, how bitcoin works, 3D processors based on N3XT specs

There are simply too many news and videos to write about and I don’t have the will to write 3-5 long articles per day. Nor the time, actually. People have to work here, eh? But, instead I like to save the links to such videos and then post them with a short paragraph on TGTG, […]

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Factory overcloked video cards: not really worth it

The guys as LinusTechTips have tested a row of video cards and compared the factory overcloked ones with the base referenced. Although there were some improvements, it didn’t really matter incredibly much. If you can spare the money, then try to buy the next tier video card, but don’t just jump on to the flag […]

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Crash Chrome with this link: http://a/%%30%30

Tom Scott, a master wiz in all thing tech and programming explains why the Chrome browser crashes when you insert http://a/%%30%30 in the browser’s address bar. It all boils down to what can the browser “understand”, ie decode, from the sequence of characters in that URL. For example, %30 is translated to number 0 because […]

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Encrypted USB drives? Why not?

Hi there, your USB stick just got stolen. S… Yup. You do not want that to happen, that is sure. Christopher Barnatt, who lectures in computing and future studies in Nottingham University Business School, explains what you can do with such encrypted USB drives. He also has a site called http://explainingcomputers.com/ where you can find […]

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AMD vs Intel smackdown: Intel is better, but about 30% pricier

The answer is short: Intel is better because it has invested more into processors than AMD. AMD delivers almost the same performance for the same cost, however it is cheaper. So, if you have money to spend, buy an Intel i7 newest generation. If money are an issue, then try to buy an AMD FX […]

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How does the computer draw curved lines? It’s more complicated than you think

Cubic Bezier Curves – Under the Hood from Peter Nowell on Vimeo. I never knew how a computer draws curved lines, but now that I have seen it, I can say that it is an incredible process. What about games, where you have tons of polygons, about animations and so on? Man, do these computers […]

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Techquickie explains: 32 vs 64 bit and what software drivers are

Linus, from Tech Quickie, explains the difference between 32 and 64 bit computers. Long store short: it all boils down to how much RAM memory a processor can handle. You need to remember that all parts in a computer need to fit in the ranges they should: a processor will determine what type of RAM […]

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How to build a gaming PC on a budget.

Jays Two Cents has a ton of great tips in the video from above and, as a gamer, I couldn’t be any happier of having spent 15 minutes watching this video. first off, Jay explains what “on a budget” means. It does not mean, cheap it meant whatever amount you got ready to use. It […]

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Computers: the differences between i3, i5, and i7

The era of gigahertz is long gone as now we look at other specs to know if a processor is good enough for what we need it. AMD broke the gigahertz balloon when it created processors with names like Athlon 2000+, meaning that it could do the work of a 2GHz Intel processor with a […]

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