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

  • Опубликовано: 05 августа 2019
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    10 years ago, spending $5,000 on a PC brought you a pretty incredible experience.... but how has the last 10 years treated this EXTREME setup?

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Комментарии • 8 201

  • Jaromír Adámek
    Jaromír Adámek  9 часов назад

    Linus, now run Win 10 on 20 years old PC!

    • Dominik Tuchowicz
      Dominik Tuchowicz  11 часов назад

      With all my respect you sucked with 4k tests on that machine taking into accounts that many of the folks still play on Full HD resolution on our era PCs AND I can bet that this machine would run Anno 1800 smoothly in FullHD since it's perfectly normal. To be honest 4k quality in most crap coded games could be achieved with well made textures in 1080p.
      Our nowadays software are just a piece of crap since our horsepower can handle it.
      Back that times it was optimised to get most out of it and even break the barriers while giving decent performance.
      As there is a micro-progress on CPU and GPU all its required for is just 4k and unoptimised VR.
      I just wonder how much better is Uplay and why it lags so much on older PC? Isn't it just a crap coding?

      BTW Intel and AMD have a hard time to deliver something above 6Ghz or its just not there yet because of the industry?

      • Huff Poster
        Huff Poster  13 часов назад

        lol at 6:00 the editor managed to make Linus sound like an adult

        • Surfinsam927
          Surfinsam927  1 дней назад

          Who the heck introduces a skulltrail motherboard by it's actual model #?

          • FireStorm_Records
            FireStorm_Records  1 дней назад

            10 years ago it was taking me 13 hours to render out a 5 minute video now I can do it in 3 minutes lol

            • Lady D
              Lady D  1 дней назад

              I want to learn enough about computers to understand how they work and what does what well enough that I could put the parts together if need be and/or buy a gaming computer and actually know what all the specs mean.

              Problem is...I understand *_nothing_* you've said in this video.

              As in I literally just thought:

              "Oh! I've heard CPU before! That stands"

              Do you happen to know of a channel/video that breaks down the basics in a way that isn't boring and/or annoying?

              Gaming Computers for Dummies would be way to advanced for me...I need Gaming Computers for Luddites!

              • sogero2
                sogero2  1 дней назад

                Thumbs down for Linus flashing his undies. Promise a thumbs up for James instead.

                • wilder cerrate
                  wilder cerrate  1 дней назад

                  Can it run crysis?

                  • Old Nuke 69
                    Old Nuke 69  1 дней назад

                    Just for comparison, in 1987 I bought a white box AT clone from a local vendor in Oak Ridge, TN. It had a 286 CPU running at 6 MHz, a 287 co-processor on a separate card running at 8 MHz (Microway 287 Turbo card), 2.5 MBytes of memory configurable as extended or expanded memory, a 30 MByte hard drive, an EGA clone card, an EGA compatible monitor, and a fast dot-matrix printer. It ran MS-DOS 3.3. Total cost: $5,500. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics CPI calculator, that is equivalent to approximately $12,600 in today's money. Today, I could build a hell of a system with a Threadripper, 64 Gbytes of memory, excellent graphics cards, dual monitors, even including a good scanner and color laser printer for that kind of money.

                    • Josh
                      Josh  1 дней назад

                      This outdated tech still has more power than a modern apple product.

                      • Dawid Arakin
                        Dawid Arakin  1 дней назад

                        Can it run crysis?

                        • Nikola
                          Nikola  2 дней назад

                          50-65 its actually quite playable????!! For me 30fps is not just playable its perfect

                          • Mr. Jordan
                            Mr. Jordan  2 дней назад

                            4k Youtube vids...LOL...try 4k MKV file with like 50-80GB....then we will see how it works

                            • S W
                              S W  2 дней назад

                              Ive noticed in all your vids you handle components without gloves and or static straps??

                              • Levi Smith
                                Levi Smith  2 дней назад

                                The Alienware pc would hold up

                                • Gzus70
                                  Gzus70  2 дней назад

                                  this guy looks like gay pirate tech support but I like his content

                                  • doomiz
                                    doomiz  3 дней назад

                                    The pci express speed you reffer to is 4Gbits per second linus not GBytes :)

                                    • Wunder Xl
                                      Wunder Xl  4 дней назад

                                      All good... Ryzen 7 2700X 8 core 3.7 GHz with RTX 2080ti will crash while playing CoD MW. Probably should have went with intel lol

                                      • Kelly Stout
                                        Kelly Stout  4 дней назад

                                        I mean, for 5k, it better still be decent.

                                        • Dan Chuck
                                          Dan Chuck  4 дней назад

                                          Which is why you don't spend 5k-7k on a PC unless you have to for work. I've never spent over 1.3k. Anyone spending more
                                          than 2k outside of needing it for work is a rich fool, or just a fool. It's all outdated in 1-5 years.

                                          • Rick Drew
                                            Rick Drew  4 дней назад

                                            Mine cost $5K 7 years ago. I've replaced the boot drive a couple of times and video card three times. Still a beast. I edit 4K video on it.

                                            • RicoSeattle
                                              RicoSeattle  4 дней назад

                                              Linus, seeing you play Rocket League with a mouse and keyboard is breaking my heart.

                                              • SoldierK Ing
                                                SoldierK Ing  4 дней назад

                                                cool thanks

                                                • Aurimas Puscius
                                                  Aurimas Puscius  4 дней назад

                                                  I'm still running gigabyte extreme 58x with xenon chip
                                                  On all games and work.
                                                  Pcu 1000
                                                  Gpu 1660ti
                                                  Own made wooden case size 3u ish
                                                  And not even thinking to upgrade.

                                                  • Ricky Tershak
                                                    Ricky Tershak  5 дней назад

                                                    I was so scared you were gonna drop that mother board. I was on edge for several min😬😬

                                                    • Razvan
                                                      Razvan  5 дней назад


                                                      • James Ernest
                                                        James Ernest  5 дней назад

                                                        I'll buy it off you for $15

                                                        • Juan Gutierrez
                                                          Juan Gutierrez  5 дней назад

                                                          Probably better than my 5 year old pc

                                                          • Squigles Mcgee
                                                            Squigles Mcgee  5 дней назад

                                                            does anyone else get scared when Linus looks at the camera while holding a processor?

                                                            • Carl Lejeune
                                                              Carl Lejeune  5 дней назад

                                                              Considering that 4k did not exist and even today 4k is very hard to achieve. that does not seems fair.

                                                              • Alex Willard
                                                                Alex Willard  5 дней назад

                                                                Lmao why does the cooler setup remind me of this

                                                                • King of England
                                                                  King of England  5 дней назад

                                                                  "Inner geek" ok buddy "inner"....

                                                                  • S infulhealer
                                                                    S infulhealer  5 дней назад

                                                                    tfw still on a P7P55D mobo, nvidia gtx 660, Intel Core 760 & 4GB

                                                                    • Shredder
                                                                      Shredder  5 дней назад

                                                                      My last build was an LGA 771 to 775 mod for the Xeon X5450 (Intel Core 2 Quad QX9650). My GF still uses it in her build.

                                                                      • sacr3
                                                                        sacr3  6 дней назад

                                                                        No integrity this guy, Ads upon Ads upon Ads, we've got youtube spamming ads, we've got his intro ads, we've got him pushing his own products, we've got suppliers giving him things to review for payment, we've got ads at the end.

                                                                        Like holy shit this guy is one of the largest sellouts i've seen. I'm surprised hes not wearing a giant sign across his chest during these videos.

                                                                        Interesting videos no doubt, but can't subscribe to this Giant Ad.

                                                                        I guess its usually the skinny socially awkward white bois that have no Tegrity.

                                                                        • SilverKnight
                                                                          SilverKnight  6 дней назад

                                                                          "There's only one way to find out! ...By segueing into a plug from our sponsor."

                                                                          Gold. <3

                                                                          • ala bader
                                                                            ala bader  6 дней назад

                                                                            I am using toshipa satlight L300 from 2009. :(

                                                                            • Orlando Paço
                                                                              Orlando Paço  6 дней назад

                                                                              Thank you! Please DO re-insist with the shaming of "end the task! (smack!!)"

                                                                              • ProIT vlog
                                                                                ProIT vlog  6 дней назад

                                                                                Whereee is cinebenchhhhh ??? aaaaaa???

                                                                                • FatFartingCow
                                                                                  FatFartingCow  6 дней назад

                                                                                  im sorry but i didnt understand a thing you said because of how intelligent the conversation was

                                                                                  • Sysrek G
                                                                                    Sysrek G  6 дней назад

                                                                                    Hey Linus, that 2080 ti you just tossed a side, how bout you send me that :)

                                                                                    • Morgan Bagert
                                                                                      Morgan Bagert  6 дней назад

                                                                                      triple 8800GTX overclocked to 4gbz will it run crysis?

                                                                                      • wrhabbel
                                                                                        wrhabbel  7 дней назад

                                                                                        this channel is 1 big advertisement

                                                                                        • Ricardo Malias
                                                                                          Ricardo Malias  7 дней назад

                                                                                          16:33 it's very annoying task manager windows problem which I don't have in mac and linux, when I want to kill a process these OS respond better and the irony is that I see more applications crashing in windows than the others OS

                                                                                          • Slop
                                                                                            Slop  7 дней назад

                                                                                            Nice Jerryrig video tho

                                                                                            • Shugar kyub
                                                                                              Shugar kyub  1 недель назад

                                                                                              i m using i3 gen2 , win 8 :) i can hide everything behind a smile

                                                                                              • Marko Letica
                                                                                                Marko Letica  1 недель назад

                                                                                                Todays windows are worse than any virus out there. Just pure commercial, full of ads shit.

                                                                                                • LMN8 One
                                                                                                  LMN8 One  1 недель назад

                                                                                                  I used to build a skullthread setup like this one but with 4 nVidia geforce 7950GX2 and WD Raptors 10 years ago. Good memories