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IS DISCORD REALLY THE BEST? – Voice Chat Platform Showdown

The voice chat scene has long been dominated by TeamSpeak, Mumble, and Skype. Discord aims to change that, but is it really up to snuff? Freshbooks sponsor link: For your unrestricted 30 days free trial, go to https://www.freshbooks.com/techtips and enter in “Linus Tech Tips” in the how you heard about us section. bequiet sponsor link: Check out bequiet’s white Dark Base Pro 900: http://geni.us/ltfG0ve Buy Microphones Amazon: http://geni.us/0Pqgh Newegg: http://geni.us/N16HC Discuss on the forum: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/853977-is-discord-really-the-best-voice-chat-platform-showdown/ Download the recordings here: http://geni.us/wOMLuW Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/75969-linus-tech-tips-affiliates-referral-programs-and-sponsors Linus Tech Tips merchandise at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Linus Tech Tips posters at http://crowdmade.com/linustechtips Our production gear: http://geni.us/cvOS Twitter – https://twitter.com/linustech Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/LinusTech Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/linustech Twitch – https://www.twitch.tv/linustech Intro Screen Music Credit: Title: Laszlo – Supernova Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKfxmFU3lWY iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/supernova/id936805712 Artist Link: https://soundcloud.com/laszlomusic Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana – Sugar High http://www.youtube.com/approachingnirvana Sound effects provided by http://www.freesfx.co.uk/sfx/

A REAL 64 Core CPU – For SCIENCE!

Forget Threadripper and Core i9 – Xeon Phi is the go-to for x86 core count. But how does it actually perform? Visit https://www.squarespace.com/LTT and use offer code LTT for 10% off Try Tunnelbear for free, no credit card required, at https://www.tunnelbear.com/LTT More info on the Supermicro SuperServer 5038K-I: http://geni.us/g82JV Buy a Xeon Phi processor on Amazon(?): http://geni.us/z2IB4Og Discuss on the forum: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/853534-a-real-64-core-cpu-for-science/ Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/75969-linus-tech-tips-affiliates-referral-programs-and-sponsors Linus Tech Tips merchandise at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Linus Tech Tips posters at http://crowdmade.com/linustechtips Our production gear: http://geni.us/cvOS Twitter – https://twitter.com/linustech Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/LinusTech Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/linustech Twitch – https://www.twitch.tv/linustech Intro Screen Music Credit: Title: Laszlo – Supernova Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKfxmFU3lWY iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/supernova/id936805712 Artist Link: https://soundcloud.com/laszlomusic Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana – Sugar High http://www.youtube.com/approachingnirvana Sound effects provided by http://www.freesfx.co.uk/sfx/

AMD Mobile CPUs – 200% FASTER!! – WAN Show October 27, 2017

Head over to https://www.madrinascoffee.com/linus and use offer code LINUS to get 40% off Madrinas Coffee products! You can also enter the giveaway at this link for 10 chances to win their products as well. Head over to https://symless.com/synergy/wan1 and save 50% on Synergy today! For your unrestricted 30 days free trial, go to https://www.freshbooks.com/wan and enter in “WAN” in the how you heard about us section. Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/thewanshow/amd-mobile-cpus-200-faster-wan-show-october-27-2017 Forum: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/852062-october-27-2017-the-wan-show-document/ Timestamps courtesy of JJMC89 and Sam Tilling. 00:00:53 – Linus visited Monolith Productions 00:16:26 – Ryzen Mobile launched: AMD APUs for laptops, with Vega and updated Zen 00:32:49 – Sponsor: Freshbooks 00:33:58 – Sponsor: Synergy 00:35:53 – Sponsor: Madrinas Coffee 00:38:05 – EA shut down the Revive network 00:45:10 – 1070 Ti 00:47:05 – Optane SSD 900P SSD 00:50:30 – Amazon Key Timestamps courtesy of Beezohh 01:00 – Week Recap 08:11 – Floatplane News 16:25 – Linus Was Wrong 18:00

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Bixby Showcase – It does more than you might think!

Thanks to Samsung for sponsoring this video! Learn more about Bixby: http://bit.ly/2gLsyiu Are you always looking for a “smarter way to use your phone?” Check out what Bixby can do… Discuss on the forum: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/851854-bixby-showcase-it-does-more-than-you-might-think-sponsored/ Twitter – https://twitter.com/linustech Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/LinusTech Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/linustech Twitch – https://www.twitch.tv/linustech Intro Screen Music Credit: Title: Laszlo – Supernova Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKfxmFU3lWY iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/supernova/id936805712 Artist Link: https://soundcloud.com/laszlomusic Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana – Sugar High http://www.youtube.com/approachingnirvana Sound effects provided by http://www.freesfx.co.uk/sfx/

Xbox One X Unboxing w/ Jon

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A Laptop Sized Desktop… and it’s GREAT! – MSI Vortex G25

Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring this video! First 200 people will get a 2 month trial for free here: http://skl.sh/2hr7DC6 Try Tunnelbear for free, no credit card required, at https://www.tunnelbear.com/LTT The MSI Vortex G25 looks like a laptop without the screen or keyboard, but does it have laptop issues like poor thermals or noise? Buy the MSI Vortex G25 Amazon: http://geni.us/UexE Newegg: http://geni.us/tUVDref Discuss on the forum: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/851482-a-laptop-sized-desktop-and-it%E2%80%99s-great-msi-vortex-g25/ Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/75969-linus-tech-tips-affiliates-referral-programs-and-sponsors Linus Tech Tips merchandise at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Linus Tech Tips posters at http://crowdmade.com/linustechtips Our production gear: http://geni.us/cvOS Twitter – https://twitter.com/linustech Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/LinusTech Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/linustech Twitch – https://www.twitch.tv/linustech Intro Screen Music Credit: Title: Laszlo – Supernova Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKfxmFU3lWY iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/supernova/id936805712 Artist Link: https://soundcloud.com/laszlomusic Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana – Sugar High http://www.youtube.com/approachingnirvana Sound effects provided by http://www.freesfx.co.uk/sfx/

Highest Airflow PC EVER – SUCCESS!

Thanks to Cooler Master for sponsoring this video! Buy their MasterCase H500P on Amazon: http://bit.ly/MasterCase-H500P Buy their MasterCase H500P on Newegg: http://bit.ly/MasterCaseH500P Discuss on the forum: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/851082-highest-airflow-pc-ever-success/ Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/75969-linus-tech-tips-affiliates-referral-programs-and-sponsors Linus Tech Tips merchandise at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Linus Tech Tips posters at http://crowdmade.com/linustechtips Our production gear: http://geni.us/cvOS Twitter – https://twitter.com/linustech Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/LinusTech Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/linustech Twitch – https://www.twitch.tv/linustech Intro Screen Music Credit: Title: Laszlo – Supernova Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKfxmFU3lWY iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/supernova/id936805712 Artist Link: https://soundcloud.com/laszlomusic Titanic Music Credit: Title: My Heart Will Go On – Recorder By Candlelight by Matt Mulholland Video Link: https://youtu.be/X2WH8mHJnhM Artist Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0KdD41_dzHdDF1b1bN4cSw Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana – Sugar High http://www.youtube.com/approachingnirvana Sound effects provided by http://www.freesfx.co.uk/sfx/

Cheapest 100Hz Curved Ultrawide Gaming Monitor – Massdrop Vast

Vast: Massdrop set out to make the best gaming monitor they could at the lowest price…but what did they have to sacrifice to do it? Try Tunnelbear for free, no credit card required, athttps://www.tunnelbear.com/LTT Buy the Rosewill NEON K85 Gaming Keyboard on Newegg:http://geni.us/SXK2k Buy the Rosewill NEON M53 Gaming Mouse on Newegg:http://geni.us/5yHu Buy Massdrop Vast on Amazon: http://geni.us/gCOCE Discuss on the forum: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/850670-cheapest-100hz-curved-ultrawide-gaming-monitor-massdrop-vast/ Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/75969-linus-tech-tips-affiliates-referral-programs-and-sponsors Linus Tech Tips merchandise at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Linus Tech Tips posters at http://crowdmade.com/linustechtips Our production gear: http://geni.us/cvOS Twitter – https://twitter.com/linustech Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/LinusTech Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/linustech Twitch – https://www.twitch.tv/linustech Intro Screen Music Credit: Title: Laszlo – Supernova Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKfxmFU3lWY iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/supernova/id936805712 Artist Link: https://soundcloud.com/laszlomusic Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana – Sugar High http://www.youtube.com/approachingnirvana Sound effects provided by http://www.freesfx.co.uk/sfx/

Testing the FIRST EVER SLI Gaming Setup – 3DFX Voodoo II

SLI is a household name at this point… but where did it begin? We built the CLASSIC of all classics – the first SLI gaming PC…EVER! Tunnelbear sponsor link: Try Tunnelbear for free, no credit card required, at https://www.tunnelbear.com/LTT Massdrop sponsor link: Massdrop’s Vast 35-Inch Curved Ultrawide Monitor is available now for only $549.99 USD here: http://dro.ps/linusvast1 Buy video cards on Amazon: http://geni.us/wUAt Discuss on the forum: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/850284-testing-the-first-ever-sli-gaming-setup-3dfx-voodoo-ii/ Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/75969-linus-tech-tips-affiliates-referral-programs-and-sponsors Linus Tech Tips merchandise at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Linus Tech Tips posters at http://crowdmade.com/linustechtips Our production gear: http://geni.us/cvOS Twitter – https://twitter.com/linustech Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/LinusTech Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/linustech Twitch – https://www.twitch.tv/linustech Intro Screen Music Credit: Title: Laszlo – Supernova Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKfxmFU3lWY iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/supernova/id936805712 Artist Link: https://soundcloud.com/laszlomusic Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana – Sugar High http://www.youtube.com/approachingnirvana Sound effects provided by http://www.freesfx.co.uk/sfx/

Scrapyard Wars 6 Pt. 2 – $1337 Gaming PC Challenge

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Intel COULD Make Z270 Work with Coffee Lake – WAN Show October 20, 2017

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The Galaxy S8’s Ugly Sister – But I’m into her…

dbrand sponsor link: http://dbrand.com With many of the Active lineup’s features going to the regular Galaxy S8, is Samsung’s S8 Active worth looking at? Check out HP’s Omen X featuring Intel’s 7th Generation Core i7 7700K processor on Newegg: http://geni.us/8j8j Buy Samsung Galaxy S8 Active on Amazon: http://geni.us/rbbO33 Discuss on the forum: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/848623-the-galaxy-s8%E2%80%99s-ugly-sister-%E2%80%93-but-i%E2%80%99m-into-her%E2%80%A6/ Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/75969-linus-tech-tips-affiliates-referral-programs-and-sponsors Linus Tech Tips merchandise at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Linus Tech Tips posters at http://crowdmade.com/linustechtips Our production gear: http://geni.us/cvOS Twitter – https://twitter.com/linustech Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/LinusTech Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/linustech Twitch – https://www.twitch.tv/linustech Intro Screen Music Credit: Title: Laszlo – Supernova Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKfxmFU3lWY iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/supernova/id936805712 Artist Link: https://soundcloud.com/laszlomusic Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana – Sugar High http://www.youtube.com/approachingnirvana Sound effects provided by http://www.freesfx.co.uk/sfx/

Google Home Mini… I might finally buy a Smart Speaker

Smart speakers like Google Home and Amazon Echo haven’t really seemed worth it to me..until now? My hands on review of Google Home Mini! For your unrestricted 30 days free trial, go to https://www.freshbooks.com/techtips and enter in “Linus Tech Tips” in the how you heard about us section. Check out Zotac’s VRGO Backpack at http://geni.us/erBk Buy Google Home Mini on Amazon: http://geni.us/AhL4 Discuss on the forum: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/848208-google-home-mini%E2%80%A6-i-might-finally-buy-a-smart-speaker/ Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/75969-linus-tech-tips-affiliates-referral-programs-and-sponsors Linus Tech Tips merchandise at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Linus Tech Tips posters at http://crowdmade.com/linustechtips Our production gear: http://geni.us/cvOS Twitter – https://twitter.com/linustech Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/LinusTech Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/linustech Twitch – https://www.twitch.tv/linustech Intro Screen Music Credit: Title: Laszlo – Supernova Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKfxmFU3lWY iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/supernova/id936805712 Artist Link: https://soundcloud.com/laszlomusic Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana – Sugar High http://www.youtube.com/approachingnirvana Sound effects provided by http://www.freesfx.co.uk/sfx/