NCIX Tech Tips

Computer Case Airflow - What is Positive and Negative Pressure?

Computer Case Airflow - What is Positive and Negative Pressure?

Ever wonder what positive and negative air pressure in your case means? Well, Anthony and Jack came up with a way to show you exactly what happens inside ...

4 лет назад
5 Important Tips for PC Building

5 Important Tips for PC Building

This guy tried to build a PC without reading all the tips first - You won't BELIEVE what happens next! #3 is my favorite. Did that get you to click the video? Oh, you ...

3 лет назад
RAM Upgrade Guide - What You Need to Know

RAM Upgrade Guide - What You Need to Know

So you want some more memory in your system. What do you need to know so you don't blow up your system? First off, don't buy explosives, buy RAM. That first ...

3 лет назад
Cat5 VS Cat6 - What's the difference?

Cat5 VS Cat6 - What's the difference?

Not all ethernet cables are born equal. Jack explains the difference between cat5, cat6, and spaghetti. (spoiler: the last one's the worst) Buy network cables!

4 лет назад
Should you Hibernate, Shut down, or put your PC to sleep?

Should you Hibernate, Shut down, or put your PC to sleep?

Some people put their PCs to sleep to save energy, some people DISABLE sleep so they always have access, but what's the best solution for you? Whether a ...

3 лет назад
How much VRAM do you need? - Tech Tips

How much VRAM do you need? - Tech Tips

Time to put this one to bed. How many gigabytes of graphics memory (VRAM) do you REALLY need? Buy Graphics Cards: Canada: ...

4 лет назад
Seagate 600 Desktop Solid State Hybrid Drives vs SSD vs HDD - Showdown

Seagate 600 Desktop Solid State Hybrid Drives vs SSD vs HDD - Showdown

Seagate has a new lineup of desktop grade SSHDs. This new hard drive has built in SSD storage which can be used for quick reads and writes. We put it head ...

5 лет назад
Graphics Card Specs: The Basics

Graphics Card Specs: The Basics

TL;DR - Reviews and benchmarks are the most important thing to look at when buying a new graphics card. But if you ARE curious as to what these specs mean, ...

2 лет назад
Are TVs as good as Monitors for Gaming? 144Hz Monitor vs 120Hz TV

Are TVs as good as Monitors for Gaming? 144Hz Monitor vs 120Hz TV

So you wanna hook up your gaming PC to your big ol' living room TV. Should you? Depends. On what? No, I'm wearing Depends. They're a real lifesaver.

3 лет назад
How to properly configure the SSD as boot drive and HDD as storage drive

How to properly configure the SSD as boot drive and HDD as storage drive

In this episode, Linus answers the frequently asked question about how to properly configure the SSD + HDD setup. He covers boot sequence configuration, ...

6 лет назад
How to Refresh and Maintain your PC's performance

How to Refresh and Maintain your PC's performance

Computers, just like cars, bikes, and girlfriends, need regular maintenance in order to perform at their best. Here's some tips to make sure your PC isn't getting ...

3 лет назад
What is High Bandwidth Memory? Feat. R9 Fury X

What is High Bandwidth Memory? Feat. R9 Fury X

AMD's Fiji GPU is the first chip in the world to include high bandwidth memory instead of GDDR5 VRAM. So... what is it? And why is it special? Who does it think ...

3 лет назад
RAID 0 & RAID 1 Setup Guide (NCIX Tech Tips #77)

RAID 0 & RAID 1 Setup Guide (NCIX Tech Tips #77)

This episode of NCIX Tech Tips Linus is going to show you all the steps to set up RAID 0 & RAID 1 in your system. This video is part of his series of RAID Setup ...

8 лет назад
RAID 5 & RAID 10 Tutorial & Explanation (NCIX Tech Tips #79)

RAID 5 & RAID 10 Tutorial & Explanation (NCIX Tech Tips #79)

Today Linus does a follow up to our RAID0 and RAID1 video and he covers some of the more complicated types of RAID, including the ones that are more ...

8 лет назад
How to choose PC parts! Beginner's Components Guide 2017

How to choose PC parts! Beginner's Components Guide 2017

Getting into custom PC building can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be! Here's our 2017 guide to choosing the right components for your PC. Timecode ...

1 лет назад
Display Connectors Explained! - Tech Tips

Display Connectors Explained! - Tech Tips

HDMI, Displayport, DVI, VGA... I like acronyms as much as the next guy, but there's got to be a way to sort through the madness. ... OH! Linus. Buy Display ...

4 лет назад
Powerline vs Wireless vs Ethernet Networking (NCIX Tech Tips #52)

Powerline vs Wireless vs Ethernet Networking (NCIX Tech Tips #52)

http://www.ncix.com/search/?categoryid=0&q=powerline In this episode, Linus is on a mission to find out the best method to get internet connected to his new ...

9 лет назад
What is NVIDIA G-Sync? Explained - Tech Tips

What is NVIDIA G-Sync? Explained - Tech Tips

G-Sync is an amazing evolution in monitor technology. This NVIDIA only (for now) feature eliminates the problems of stuttering, tearing, and input lag and allows ...

5 лет назад
Ultra HD 4k explained

Ultra HD 4k explained

Ever wondered about what the new Ultra HD 4K standard is all about? Well, you've come to the right place! Linus covers everything you need to know about the ...

6 лет назад
What is M.2? PCIe SSDs Explained. ft. ADATA SP900 M.2

What is M.2? PCIe SSDs Explained. ft. ADATA SP900 M.2

Ever wondered what this new M.2 slot is on all the new X99 and Z97 motherboards? It's actually more complicated than you might think. Take a seat, grab some ...

4 лет назад
Headphone Buyer's Guide On-Ear vs Over-Ear vs Earbuds

Headphone Buyer's Guide On-Ear vs Over-Ear vs Earbuds

When buying new headphones - there are so many to choose from. We're going to walk you through the different types of headphones you can buy so that you ...

4 лет назад
What is a dead pixel? (NCIX Tech Tips #55)

What is a dead pixel? (NCIX Tech Tips #55)

In this episode of NCIX tech tips, Linus will show you how to check if you monitor or TV has any dead pixels. He will also show you what to do with them when ...

9 лет назад
Can Linus See More than 60Hz??? NCIX Tech Tips

Can Linus See More than 60Hz??? NCIX Tech Tips

Part 1: http://youtu.be/yWEpIwNDeCA Our "average gamer" couldn't tell the difference without prior experience. Now let's find out if a seasoned 120Hz veteran ...

6 лет назад
Curved Monitors Explained! Ft. BENQ XR3501 & Samsung SE510C

Curved Monitors Explained! Ft. BENQ XR3501 & Samsung SE510C

Curved monitors seems like a such a mysterious entity. Today we unravel the enigma that are curved monitors so that you can decide for yourself is you need to ...

3 лет назад
Can You Upgrade a Prebuilt PC?

Can You Upgrade a Prebuilt PC?

So you want to upgrade your computer, but you didn't build it yourself - you bought it already-assembled from WHO-knows-where! What things do you need to ...

3 лет назад
Ultimate Water Cooling Guide Part 1 - Preparation Procedure NCIX Tech Tips

Ultimate Water Cooling Guide Part 1 - Preparation Procedure NCIX Tech Tips

In this episode of NCIX Tech Tips, we show you how to PREPARE your system for water cooling. This will be a step by step 3-part guide showing how to build ...

7 лет назад
NVME PCIe SSD vs. SATA SSD for Gaming, Tested!

NVME PCIe SSD vs. SATA SSD for Gaming, Tested!

NVME SSDs are a relatively new, fancy form of storage, but does the technology benefit gamers in any way? Come with us on a journey of discovery. Buy SSDs ...

2 лет назад
Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga S1 Overview

Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga S1 Overview

The Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga S1 is an amazing feat of engineering with a super smart convertible mechanism. This ultrabook makes a ton of sense from a ...

4 лет назад
Intel Compute Stick Review

Intel Compute Stick Review

Intel's Compute Stick is a full Windows PC in a HDMI dongle. So how useful is a computer you can swing around on a lanyard? You tell me, I don't have any ...

3 лет назад
How To Optimize Your Hard Drive For Speed

How To Optimize Your Hard Drive For Speed

In this episode, Linus tells you all about "short-stroking" your harddrive. This little trick can get you even more performance out of your drive by splitting it into a ...

4 лет назад
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