How Motherboards Work - Turbo Nerd Edition

Avaldati 28 märts 2021
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  • I want more oh this type of videos. Great job, people.

  • itx builders be like 0:00 - 0:15

  • More TurboNerd!!

  • I am glad that LTT is making some technical explanation videos.

  • Yes, I want more Turbo Nerd content.

  • very good very interesting

  • best video ever

  • Please continue to do this for other PC parts.

  • This was an amazing video. More turbo nerd!

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  • First 0:58 and then 1:05 this channel went to some dark territory ;)

  • Please more turbo nerding, I need it

  • Man, I was not expecting to learn that much. This video is awesome!

  • Alex's hands tho


  • This is one of the best videos you guys have ever done and I hope you do many more like it in the future.

  • Yes please make more turbo nerd edition videos!

  • Definitely want to see more “Turbo Nerd” edition videos in the future. This was just awesome. :D Also, I love how the conclusion of this video vindicates ITX as the better form factor for most people. (Seriously though, most people don’t need an ATX board, so why is ATX still so much more common?!)

  • Can we get more educational videos like this? There is definitely a void of content that should be filled where the creator has a decent size budget and reputation to get access to what sometimes seems like video content that is un-reachable to most creators. I love to see things work and how they work. Can I please have more of this?

  • very nice

  • Yes more of this all the more!

  • I was expecting video for years!!! Thank you

  • Yes please more turbo nerd

  • Make TurboNerd a channel in it's own right. Edit: And hire Buldzoid for it.

  • I do want "Turbo Nerd" videos

  • More turbo nerd please

  • Gimme more!

  • You should be pushing for quad channel on mainstream cpus. Not advocating for 2 slots and saying they are better than 4.

  • More Turbo Nerd Edition videos, please! This is the kind of content that made me subscribe in the first place!

  • Turbo Nerd for graphics cards please!

  • 4 rams slots, you only need 2 Thast the logic of fucking notebook manufacturers with soldered-on ram

  • This is a great video. Thanks for explaining these stuff, they are really helpful. Maybe later, you can make a video on DDR timings (CAS, RAS etc) it'd be awesome! PS: Anthony, you're awesome. Keep up the good play mate.

  • 4:26 *Kudos to this guy, that was the smoothest plug ever and it was so brief that it wasn't bothersome to someone like me that is highly allergic to even linus' adverts.* Not *Internet Historian tier* though, those are entertaining.

  • Good Video, I just found you, glad I did...

  • YES. MOAR.

  • Give us more Turbo Nerd Edition!!!

  • Can Linus "go more often on vacations" if this is the content to look forward to?

  • Yes, please do more of these videos

  • Now this is content!

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  • Top drawer stuff lads. Linus should go on vacation more often.

  • My PC is not a console I want to save a penny on and then replace in a year. I have no use for a motherboard that doesn't enable upgrades. That said, I love the Turbo Nerd videos!

  • Hey great work, really enjoyed it.

  • Yes more turbo nerds videos pls

  • Don’t ever feature anthony in the thumbnail only to give us an alex intro again!

  • Linus watch out if you let your guys do what they want you just might be relegated to the golf course.

  • Loved this video! It was awesome, well explained, and educational. Keep it up guys!


  • More Turbo Need please.

  • I don’t “like” videos often. But this one deserves it. Great video! Hope to see more like this going forward.

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  • More more more please

  • More Anthony plox

  • We definitely need more "Turbo Nerd" videos in the future!

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  • I have 1 question, 1 fucking question: If you CAN do daisy chain mobo with 4 slots and get teh speed of 2 slot mobo, WHY NOT DO A 2 SLOT MOBO IN THE FIRST PLACE INSTEAD?! Why bother with adding 2 more slots and telling the user to stick their rams to this and that? Just do 2 slots, and it's cheaper to boot. WTF am I missing?

  • Love the VRM description. I have the Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Xtreme similar to the board in the video and specifically bought it due to the VRMs. My i9-9900K is at 5.1GhZ base clock on all 16 threads. Also why I won't buy Asus motherboards with much lower VRM counts.

  • Love turbo nerds. More videos please

  • Hm. 4 RAM slots? Fully populated (yeah, I upgraded in "the future". 2 graphics cards? Check. The third PCIe 16x slot? Also occupied (10 GbE). Thank god I got a beefy board. But really, this is a useful video.

  • I found it ironic that the guy discussing memory was visibly reading cue cards. While I knew everything discussed here except the multi channel topology. I found the video to be well presented and produced. (So strange I went from "Ill never watch that annoying Linus kid" to now "I only trust LMG for tech advice". ) plus ça change

  • anyone else see that when it reached the hottest and worst volt it ended on triple 6 lol

  • Moar

  • Love it, send more.

  • Well 4 ram slots if you want 128gb of storage 😏

  • In many cases four sticks of ram gets you better fps

  • why isn't there a easier cable for the powerbutton/hd+power-led. -_-

  • Perfect explanation. Please more details with PCB, this is quite interesting

  • I actually need 4 slots for ram.

  • Imagine lifting a weight 300.000 times per seccnd for your bizeps.

  • Don't let Linus enter the videos. I unsubscribed, watching your videos, I'm subscribing again. :)

  • I would love to see more of these turbo nerd!! I was expecting this video to be longer as well!!

  • Yeah Make Turbo Nerd Video👊

  • While you have some things right, boy do you get them wrong. A frequency, is a wave form. Each end of the wave is a digital signal, one being a 0 the other being a 1 Multi phasing this signal puts two waves in the connections, out of phase with the other, so adds two sets of 0 and 1. These are stacked, but limited to band width (how many waves) can go down the wire. There is noise and cross signals if you push to much. Think of it like WiFi channels. The vrm is handled is a cross phase loop. The coil is resistant to change as it charges, like a battery. It only works when it's off and not on and pushes power that's stored in it. The diode is the trigger and stops back flow. When it's on, the power goes up, like a slow charge. Then when it's off there is a spike of power and then a discharge. The spike and discharge is held in a capacitor like a battery for the CPU. The MOSFETs work at fast speeds switching on and off, but voltage is not alone, there is current, known as amps. Adding these together makes watts. Lower current is normal. So you take 1 volt and 1 amp you get 1 watt. 2 volts, 1 amp is 3watts and 1 volt 2 amps is 3 watts. The low voltage and lower heat, is actually harder to control over higher voltage. (Why intel want PSUs to change). If you have a high watts requirements with low voltage we need higher currents (amps) to make it work. If we have 100 volts and we want 200 watts what current (amps) do we need? Phasing, smooths the flow of power as switching power creates peaks and lows, so if they are opposed, then there is a middle which is the voltage that we want.

  • Ya I’m going to change a rig. Thinking if a good mb is worth.

  • More Turbo Nerd please!

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  • This is the best video I have seen from you guys in a long time! Even the sponsor add (that I usually skip) is something I am interested in. I get that Linus goes after a more mainstream crowd, but I'm a "Turbo Nerd", and frankly, the more consumers know these kind of details, the better products motherboard suppliers will produce because we aren't wow'd by useless features.

  • I'm not a LTT suscriber but just occasional lurker (nothing wrong with Linus, the channel has just too much noise and gimmick for me) but if these videos get there own spin-off channel I'd definitely subscribe to it.

  • does a book explaining this stuff in plain language exist? (like in this video)

  • This was one of my favorite videos from you guys in a while, definitely want to see more like this.

  • Nerd Tech Tips + Advance Heck, imma deep dive to this

  • Leave it to LTT to squeeze a semesters worth of modern electronics curriculum into a single video

  • Please more Turbo Nerd Edition videos

  • I find this fun and interesring. Am I weird?

  • Good explications about motherboards by Anthony thanks

  • do it more

  • First guys got the craziest Canadian accent.

  • Me: We need more of.... this (gestures to the video) Video: You just gestured to all of me! Me: Exactly :).

  • i like it

  • Finally, a true tech video!

  • Awesome video, even if I already knew most of this the breakdown was in-depth and very easy to understand. 11/10 👍

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  • I'm a simple man; I see Anthony, I like.

  • Make more of these!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • This is better than the channel was before you guys should put linus on desk duty when he gets back

  • Why not just supply lower voltage to the CPU to start with?