How bad is this $5000 PC from 10 years ago?

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  • Опубликовано: 05 августа 2019
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  • Neonmirrorblack
    Neonmirrorblack  32 минут назад

    Last November I finally retired my secondary/storage PC that *was* actually from 2009 that I used for indie and even some modern titles at 1080p. Was using a heavily overclocked i5 too, and the only games that it truly struggled on were modern open world (at 60fps. It could do 30fps easily, but screw that), but for games that actually loaded their levels, it wasn't really a problem. Only reason I got rid of it is because I built a new gaming PC, and retired the 2013 system to my new storage/low demand system. Not having USB3 on it sucked, and while my motherboard could support it, my Corsair case could not, and they stopped selling the front port adapter that added it.

    • Uncinematographable Screenshot Cinema
      Uncinematographable Screenshot Cinema  13 часов назад

      as for the ad at the end, never use ear buds. frankly surprised they are legal. So bad for you.
      Linus should be advised to stay away from topics that he gets excited about. the skreeking of his voice is pretty bad in this one, it must have been something he really wanted as a teenager. 15:32 *menus

      • Happy_Carl_V2.0
        Happy_Carl_V2.0  19 часов назад

        explain to me how my pc now is way worse than this

        • Fr. Darryl Millette
          Fr. Darryl Millette  1 дней назад

          “BSOD wants to know your location” 😆😆😆

          Still, not bad for 10+ year old hardware!

          • Wh0isTh3D0ct0r
            Wh0isTh3D0ct0r  1 дней назад

            This is why I never buy the newest technology. Because it gets outdated so quickly. I’m perfectly fine with being a little bit behind with the technology I own if it means that I can save literally thousands of dollars by waiting a little while.

            • Krauser Fear
              Krauser Fear  1 дней назад

              This feel like 10 days ago everything was modern nothing new

              • RSU
                RSU  1 дней назад

                I am using a 10yo i7. Clocked at 4.1 Ghz when needed, I can do absolutely anything I want with it (I am not editing 4k or 8k videos so far). But all the games play out nicely so far (I obviously upgraded the GPU).

                • LyteByteTV
                  LyteByteTV  1 дней назад

                  But can it Run Crysis? We need to ask the important questions...

                  I have a similar computer I got from work. It's an HP Workstation Z800, made in 2009 (I'm pretty sure), with dual Intel Xeon E5504 Processors. Has 64GB of DDR3 Server DIMMs (It had 8 Gigs of Standard DDR3 when I got it and it worked fine).

                  Has a Vista License Key on it, Currently runs Win10 pro, and I used in the past as my backup encoding system for my stream, through the use of NDI.
                  I could see that it would be bottlenecked if I was to use it for more demanding titles, but from what I've seen, I think it would hold up quite nicely to some modern programs.

                  I've never had it bottleneck for any reason whatsoever, then again I haven't had the need to render an 8k Video. It's been a great PC to have. If you would like to look at it, I am willing to send it to you (You'd have to pay shipping to Canada tho ;D ).

                  Would love for it to become a Steamcache Server eventually, as I don't use it anymore for my stream.

                  • Aaron O'Neale
                    Aaron O'Neale  1 дней назад

                    gimme that door thingy please hhahaha

                    • Robert Collins
                      Robert Collins  1 дней назад

                      AHHHHHHH!!! clipping the memory in while on top of the box, you can see the MB bend. Cringeworthy. Hope you don't do that to your new boards also.

                      • Grumpy Cat-Bear
                        Grumpy Cat-Bear  2 дней назад

                        I have 2 10 year old top of the line machines, they run fine.. are they gaming rigs .. no.. But they can run everything I do 90% of the time with minimal to no lag.

                        • 177SCmaro
                          177SCmaro  2 дней назад

                          Accounting for 10 years of inflation it's more like $6,000+.

                          • Nexus of ice
                            Nexus of ice  2 дней назад

                            I had a similar rig to this years ago. Fully Buffered RAM and all. It worked well. Was a bit overpriced for performance though. Running 8 cores on 2009 was great. YES it was a power hungry beast.

                            • tyraelswraths
                              tyraelswraths  2 дней назад

                              I think Windows 10 Was Sandbagging this system
                              i was running a Q9450 up from a Q6700 at the end of the Q series
                              i was also running XP on the Q6700 and went to 7 for the Q9450
                              Crysis would be fun to see on this system as Well as Windows 7
                              You could do a Crysis 1-2-3 Comparison on the system to see how it aged
                              And id like to see Metro 2033 Running on here
                              One time with dx 11 tessellation which will lag like poop
                              and one time in DX 10 with no special things
                              Linus if you ran this system in DX10 MAX it would probably wood chipper mostly anything you throw at it
                              Get that win 10 off of there and put 7 and get me some DX10 Benchmarks
                              DX12 is not better than DX10 for Performance Especially on Legacy parts
                              Cmon linus do better

                              • mark chisnall
                                mark chisnall  2 дней назад

                                My first real computer was a spectrum 128+2 with a built in tape loader and you talk about old 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

                                • Arrow daddy 03
                                  Arrow daddy 03  2 дней назад

                                  NICE SEAWAY!!!

                                  • Ulf Nope
                                    Ulf Nope  2 дней назад

                                    i honestly miss USB 2, it was just so easy and problem free. feel like there are bugs happening left to right everytime i use USB 3 or newer for things like mice, headsets(especially wireless) and sometimes backlit keyboards. none of those needs the speed anyways so if it was up to e id keep 4 USB 2 on the motherboard io no matter whats the standard or whats new.

                                    • Dystar 924
                                      Dystar 924  2 дней назад

                                      "I've been rews stupid for a while, but it was relaxing, it was dope..." 🗨😉👣📟🔇

                                      • Jeremy Van Allen
                                        Jeremy Van Allen  2 дней назад

                                        I'm still running a amd 9850 and an ati 4850. Its time for an upgrade. I'm thinking Nehalem.

                                        • GodspeedZX6
                                          GodspeedZX6  2 дней назад

                                          I had a friend who had one in a large rolling cube case and he thought it would never go obsolete, but Moore`s Law comes for us all.

                                          • Tu real leche de cajita
                                            Tu real leche de cajita  2 дней назад

                                            Second part?

                                            • Endless
                                              Endless  2 дней назад

                                              the museum called. they want their computer parts back.

                                              • Kristijan Petrovic
                                                Kristijan Petrovic  2 дней назад

                                                Lol motherboard come with a free version of ghost recon 2 advanced warfare

                                                • rhinowlf
                                                  rhinowlf  2 дней назад

                                                  DEFINITELY need a PCIe NVME x4 m.2 expansion card and high end m.2 drive for a real modern test. that SATA drive...well, it's better than a hard drive, but not much. And I'd certainly be curious of 16GB ram.

                                                  • Prigz
                                                    Prigz  3 дней назад

                                                    DO BUILT IN PC AND CONNECT RTX

                                                    • siryoink
                                                      siryoink  3 дней назад

                                                      *looks at work pc with E8500 & 8500GT* .... mmm... 2008 tech.

                                                      • fsffda
                                                        fsffda  3 дней назад

                                                        Excuse me for being a basic, but would having a nvidia titan not decrease strain on the cpu for youtube playback?

                                                        • bodhi
                                                          bodhi  3 дней назад

                                                          i have a build from 2009 (10 years ago):

                                                          i7-920 at 3.8GHz
                                                          gskill DDR3 1600 ram
                                                          ATI HD 5770 gfx card
                                                          750 watt power supply (lol)
                                                          and a 2019 LED 4k monitor from LG

                                                          i still use a 2002 dell keyboard with it haha

                                                          point being--it plays 4k videos as long as they arent 60fps...it also cant play 1080 at 60fps without skipping a little...but 4k or 1080p at the lower fps on youtube works fine...it cost me $1430 dollars in 2019. never, ever, buy a $5000 PC lol...you will get more value if you just build a $2000 PC and change it after a long time, or if you are into gaming honestly I'd probably never go above $1000 because the tech changes so quickly...just my opinion.

                                                          • Trip D
                                                            Trip D  3 дней назад

                                                            I bet the motherboard fan doesn't work.

                                                            • Yumokaro 18
                                                              Yumokaro 18  3 дней назад

                                                              Linus, I didn't catch the part where you use your thermal glue and spreader on the cpus, unless i missed that part.

                                                              • Denis Zudilin
                                                                Denis Zudilin  3 дней назад

                                                                I run 4k youtube on a q9650 clocked 4.0ghz it can run it in stock clock no problem

                                                                • Get CTOwned
                                                                  Get CTOwned  4 дней назад

                                                                  Fond memories indeed! I had a pair of 8800GTX's, 9800GTX's, GTX280's, 480's back when I used to build and OC. Even remember the awesome moment when overclocking a Q6600 to 3Ghz :-D My favourite chip from the pre i7 era was definateley the QX9650!

                                                                  • Muhlis E. G. Gürsoy
                                                                    Muhlis E. G. Gürsoy  4 дней назад

                                                                    Upcoming Linus video in 2029:
                                                                    *The computer from 10 years ago. How horrible?*

                                                                    • Tad Ka
                                                                      Tad Ka  4 дней назад

                                                                      He calls this old? I'm still running LGA775 with a Core2Quad CPU I built maybe 15 years ago.

                                                                      • THE_J _GAMER
                                                                        THE_J _GAMER  4 дней назад

                                                                        Jerry rig everything 11:34

                                                                        • Smokr
                                                                          Smokr  4 дней назад

                                                                          lol I'm still running my AMD Phenom II X4 940 BE with 8GB DDR2 on a GIgabyte ma770 all from 2008/2009 with a GTX 1050ti and SSDs. Still on the original power supply too. Used every day. It's my only rig besides the laptop. But the only game I play the last few years is Cities:Skylines. The only problem i've ever had was boot issues until I replaced the mobo battery.

                                                                          • THENOOBSUPER
                                                                            THENOOBSUPER  4 дней назад

                                                                            If you want to close out a task after it crashes best way is to Windows+Tab and drag the crashed item onto another desktop "New Desktop" letting you open task manager.

                                                                            • PugCraftPlays
                                                                              PugCraftPlays  4 дней назад

                                                                              6:35 *sad Linus sounds

                                                                              • Computerspieler64
                                                                                Computerspieler64  4 дней назад

                                                                                love the video, but i would have prefered to see games in 1080p since that is what i am using, dunno what the majority uses though. For me 4k is no useful performance reference.

                                                                                • LP
                                                                                  LP  4 дней назад

                                                                                  I think this is not really representative of the "how bad enthusiast hardware was 10 years ago". From one side there were far worse boards, from other hand by the time of release D5400XS was kind of already obsolete. 2009 was literally end of life for 771 socket and we have both 1366 and 1156 coming into play in 2009 and 2010 respectively. In short this dual-CPU board with DDR2 and 771 is last kick for EOD product which got totally obsolete 1 year after release. Take for example my board (Asus Maximus III Extreme) which is now 9 years old yet totally modern board without any quirks, DDR3 up-to 2200mhz, USB3.0 out of the box, SATA3.0, 5x16 PCI-E 2.0, 4-way Crossfire/SLI and 1156 CPUs are relatively modern. It doesn't even need 2CPUs, special ram etc. Further i7 880/Xeon X3480 blows x9775 away... ok maybe not 2x x9775, but with DDR3 memory and more straightforward set-up real life performance is probably even better. Maybe only sign of the age is that it only takes max 16GB ram in 4 slots... recently started bidding on 32GB kits and realised my MB won't even take 32GB, but I was living just fine with 8GB until now, so 16GB will last me perhaps another 5 years. Even better example would be Asus Rampage II or III Extreme with 1366 socket (actually any premium X58 board) - much wider range of CPU available, especially Xeons and even more features from 10 years old board.


                                                                                  In summary... anyone who bought D5400XS in 2009 made terrible mistake, because within month S1366 was launched, DDR3 ram became mainstream and whatever was possible with S771 was blown away for 1/5th of the price in S1366 and soon after for even less on S1156.

                                                                                  • Stephen Faith
                                                                                    Stephen Faith  4 дней назад

                                                                                    I’m amazed that I spent about the same $$ in 2004 to build a computer as I did last month. Computers loose value by the time you build it, but it’s all for fun and I love it so😍

                                                                                    • Gaming For The Recently Deceased
                                                                                      Gaming For The Recently Deceased  5 дней назад

                                                                                      My 9 year $2000 pc still runs and games at 80-100 fps

                                                                                      • Dave-A-Flav
                                                                                        Dave-A-Flav  5 дней назад

                                                                                        Tech so old, I thought I was watching NCIX Tech Tips

                                                                                        • Crig Hope
                                                                                          Crig Hope  5 дней назад

                                                                                          bathwater not included lmaooo

                                                                                          • raiden9151997
                                                                                            raiden9151997  5 дней назад

                                                                                            16:32 says they can't code an end task key. Forgets about alt+f4

                                                                                            • killer_bee_chaotix
                                                                                              killer_bee_chaotix  5 дней назад

                                                                                              Lol I literally subscribed because of that shade thrown at 8:20

                                                                                              • Piratekiller99
                                                                                                Piratekiller99  5 дней назад

                                                                                                Adobe Premiere is not a good benchmark because it was never optimized for that plattform. Premiere runs bad on unsupported plattforms

                                                                                                • NCG
                                                                                                  NCG  5 дней назад

                                                                                                  Just proves that the latest hardware ages like milk in less than 4 years.