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Between all the dust, dead skin, and microbes, computer keyboards can get grimy pretty fast. This handy graphic reveals what might be lurking on your keyboard, as well as some clever ways to get it cleaned up.
You can build a pretty decent computer with a small budget. But if you really want to cut costs, the folks at Linus Tech Tips scrounged together a used server motherboard, two tandem quad-core CPUs, and 16GB of RAM for under $US150 ($209).
Video: If you’re running out of space on your PS4, a hard drive replacement may be in order — and it’s so easy you can do it yourself in no time at all. Here’s how.
If you’re keen to purchase some new gaming hardware for Christmas — be it for yourself or someone else — it might not be obvious what piece of tech to get. If your (or the giftee’s) machine isn’t playing the latest and greatest games at the best of frame rates, there are some rules of thumb that can help make the determination.
When you build a computer, your case probably comes with a couple fans, with room to expand. But do you need to? The folks at Linus Tech Tips decided to find out.
Once upon a time, Logitech’s MX Revolution was the most popular mouse around, and with good reason: It was comfortable, customisable, and its “momentum scrolling” is a lifesaver. Now, it has three successors, all of which are a bit different: The Performance MX, the new and powerful MX Master and the gaming-focused G502 Proteus Core. Here’s how they compare.
It’s been a long time coming, but the first Steam Machines are finally here: compact computers that give you the quality of PC gaming with the living room convenience of consoles. Too bad most of them cost an arm and a leg. Here’s how to build your own for less.
Now here’s a good question. Ever since the demise of the gigahertz race, chip designs began to focus on working harder, rather than faster, so the answer isn’t immediately obvious. Toss number of cores and technologies such as Hyper-threading into the mix and we have to turn to benchmarks to get a resolution.
We’ve told you before that you should keep your graphics drivers up-to-date if you’re a PC gamer. But how much do they actually increase performance? Linus Tech Tips does a little experiment to find out.