FINALLY Upgrading my 4 year old Gaming Rig!

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  • Published on Jun 12, 2019
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  • YourBuddyBurr
    YourBuddyBurr 6 hours ago

    can’t believe they included a rubber and all those screw toys

  • Everything Technology

    "Just 8 cores and a Titan X graphics card, pretty outdated"

    Me watching on a 2012 laptop

    *cries*

  • Hexed Hero
    Hexed Hero Day ago

    Lmfao. My shit is a low end prebuilt from 6 years ago. Try me linus

  • mab m
    mab m 3 days ago

    so if i just ask nvidia they'll give me that for free? cool.......... oh right. they only give it to you free if you don't need it atall. makes sense.

  • Davide Resentini
    Davide Resentini 4 days ago

    Wait you do not need to reinstall windows + drivers?

  • Ace II  Hermit
    Ace II Hermit 5 days ago

    My „gaming“ rig is a 7 year old iMac... it is just depressing watching videos like that 😅😅

  • Aditya Sundaram
    Aditya Sundaram 6 days ago

    My gaming setup:

    A Monopoly Board
    *Yeah...that's about it*

  • Daniel Mejia
    Daniel Mejia 6 days ago

    Can we talk about his ugly ass case tho.

  • Oneramirezx
    Oneramirezx 7 days ago

    *laughs in fx-6300*

  • Ethan Farmer
    Ethan Farmer 7 days ago

    "Monkey wrench in the pudding"

  • reviewfor thetube
    reviewfor thetube 8 days ago

    Thats a sick build to be 4 years old damn

  • clesta chra
    clesta chra 10 days ago

    4 years from now
    Future Linus: “ok we’re going to fix my 8 year old gaming computer that we upgraded 4 years ago buttt... we are going to upgrade it so it’s up to date, let’s go

  • KUSHAL DUTTA
    KUSHAL DUTTA 11 days ago

    Sir I love your pc building ideas

  • LOGAN GROSKREUTZ
    LOGAN GROSKREUTZ 11 days ago

    That case is literally just a server case modified

  • michaeld365
    michaeld365 11 days ago

    what monitor is that??

  • ಠ_ಠ I jizz on giraffes for fun ಠ_ಠ

    was this the same PC a while back whose case was custom made? holy shit. It's already old.

  • Nerdmusicz
    Nerdmusicz 13 days ago

    Linus: 120 fps in recent games yeetus that GPU!
    Me: **Cries in GTX 780 3gb Vram**

  • He Ka
    He Ka 13 days ago

    It's so weird how I was told, any static electric shock could ruin the whole PC.... to see these Linus videos where people just throw components left and right like there is nothing to be worried about. I have never been the worrying type, but with computer system parts I've been a bit skittish...

  • Eric Knutson
    Eric Knutson 17 days ago

    Where can you get a computer rack mounted case like that?

  • Sabbir Ahmed Shuvo
    Sabbir Ahmed Shuvo 17 days ago

    what linus thinks really cool is actually gross

  • Kross III
    Kross III 17 days ago

    Talks about computer shit, I’m sitting here like...
    Oh yeah... tf is dat?

  • Kelly Washburn
    Kelly Washburn 19 days ago

    What is best cable stripping tool, and the best cable punch block tool? I'm going into network engineering, and I would like to know. Thanks.

  • TheDarkKnight
    TheDarkKnight 21 day ago

    so u just ask companies for graphics card and they give it to u. nice.

  • Modder -X
    Modder -X 22 days ago +1

    Does linus even use his pc??

  • Star Reviewzid
    Star Reviewzid 23 days ago

    Star Reviewzid
    nice

  • ZReiCe
    ZReiCe 23 days ago

    You're already a multi millionaire but companies just send you the best shit for free. Must be nice.

  • Orbic
    Orbic 24 days ago

    Nobody:
    Linus:LETS UPDATE MY 1500$ 64 CORE PC
    Me: umm can I get some of that titan x casually in the background of another vid?
    Also me: I run Minecraft at 50fps

  • GLOSSY FROSTY
    GLOSSY FROSTY 24 days ago

    Hey I know you probably not reading this but I am just building my first gaming pc. I have never had any pc before so this is big for me so do you have any tips for me

  • Savage Survival
    Savage Survival 24 days ago

    Meanwhile, I am running a customized PC recycled from a Dell XPS 410 (2005) with a Intel Duo Quad Core Q6600 overclocked to 3.0 ghz with the "tape method". The tape method was used because the stock dell motherboard doesn't support overclocking. With 8 gigs of ram at 800mhz, but the motherboard will only recognize 7 gigs due to a poor memory design. Memory is maxxed at that compacity too. GPU is a 1030 OC. Two medium speed 250 Gigabyte HDD running in raid. A Corsair 600 watt unit powers it. Air cooler is stock with original fan (still works). My wifi is linked to an original PCI slot... not PCIe.
    Still runs modern games at low/medium settings and older games (2012 or before) on high settings 1080p @ 60fps.
    I did lots of cosmetic work to it. I added a tinted window on the side panel with a filtered fan mount. I did a custom black and orange paint job. I also ran all orange cables, added orange halo fans to the side and back. Put a storage tray in one optical drive. I also added a fan controller in the 3.5 inch front bay, in place of the old card reader.
    It's looks top end and I even get asked how much a "high end rig" like that cost when people see it. 😂👍

  • Charles Balliet
    Charles Balliet 26 days ago

    doesn't it seem like linus did not choose any of these parts but was simply "given" the hardware to showcase i mean install

  • asphykekz
    asphykekz 27 days ago

    3:36 actually perfectly describes my feeling while watching this

  • PianoProdigy?
    PianoProdigy? 28 days ago

    Im suprised he doesnt upgrade werkly

  • Metal Crypt
    Metal Crypt 29 days ago

    Bro, my pc can't even handle driving too fast on gta v and this dude complains about not being able to play Anno in 83837382 fps

  • Trust37_
    Trust37_ Month ago

    Very very last gen? Wtf i still have a fx6300 and rx470 how last gen is that?

  • Snoodballla !
    Snoodballla ! Month ago

    nerd athlete, outta breath lifting a computer.

  • Matthew oslanski
    Matthew oslanski Month ago

    I wish I could just have a pc ☹️

  • Incinical
    Incinical Month ago +1

    8:27 « it feels like a downgrade »🤦‍♂️😂

  • The Freak
    The Freak Month ago

    I love your vids. So greetings from germany to you and your team.
    So here a wonderfull idea for you and your team 😂. You ve ever thought about a water cooled vr headset.... silent, wearable and amazing looking ... offering always a cool head ..... if someone can do it .... i am sure ... it s you and your team.

  • lil Bri
    lil Bri Month ago

    I can’t imagine a kilogram Linus. I’m sorry.

  • Hendo
    Hendo Month ago

    The box for the your motherboard is basically the price of my motherboard

  • Naruto Uzamakie
    Naruto Uzamakie Month ago

    how does one reach out correctly i would like a 2080 ti ya know noting much or anything lol

  • Joe G
    Joe G Month ago

    i wanted to go with water cooling but i was scared to

  • Aaron Dorland
    Aaron Dorland Month ago

    is it possible to upgrade my hp Pavilion Power 580-045nd??

  • Manos Striligkas
    Manos Striligkas Month ago +1

    Dude do you even read your videos' comments? Please stop making such premium videos. A 1% of your viewers buy such a PC and get benefited by this video. So please, make videos about 400-800max euros, and not 4.000+.

  • Top 10 Saltiest Balls #1 Cryy

    It's pretty crazy how games like anno run so bad considering they don't exactly look the best

  • Top 10 Saltiest Balls #1 Cryy

    Titan X is what I have but I'm a broke ass uni student and it's still serving me well 🙃

  • Paul Ernst
    Paul Ernst Month ago +1

    Fan Design looks better than the watercooling

  • bakreson
    bakreson Month ago

    I think water cooling on pc exists only to rip people off. Not even most of the 1% need it. Especially not the 1500$ rigs video you made. Fans are more sufficient, cheaper and reliable.

  • bakreson
    bakreson Month ago

    Damn, and I'm happy with my ryzen 3 1200, gtx1650gaming oc, 16gb of ram, and 240 GB ssd, and I used my old case, power supply and hdd. And I made this a month ago...

  • Jacob Haberstroh
    Jacob Haberstroh Month ago

    Ill take that monstrosity

  • AKA R3IS
    AKA R3IS Month ago +2

    linus just got 2 million views and made a profit off of flexing for 15 mins straight

  • Diego Koszutski Santamaría

    Here in my country. The gpu alone costs almost 4500 USD ... and average wages (8 hours full time job) are about 430 usd month xd Thx USA for fkng us up.


    I'll be stuck with my 1080Ti for 6 years... I guess

  • Gerald Curtis
    Gerald Curtis Month ago

    Why did you run the reservoir fill on the live pc? Use a separate power supply, short between the green and black wires on the 24pin connector, with a paper
    clip or piece of wire. If all wires are black, place the connector with the lock clip facing up and short
    4th and 5th pins (counting from left to right) in the upper row. This turns on the power supply and gives you a safe start. Then connect the water pump to the separate power supply. No chance of harming your system this way. Then you could see that your piping was off without possible damage to the system proper.

  • NateLB
    NateLB Month ago

    Kind of worrisome to see Corsair skimp out on that water block

  • Ryan herbert
    Ryan herbert Month ago

    Why is the game he’s running so demanding? It looks fairly tame

  • J Tizzle
    J Tizzle Month ago

    I wil gladly take that Titan x of your hands Linus Sebastian

  • Muhamad Iqbal
    Muhamad Iqbal Month ago

    Well my 4 year old was i3 3210 with radeon hd 5500 😂😂
    Still the same until now except my vga was died toasted 😂

  • Teddy M
    Teddy M Month ago

    I wish i could just ask some company and be like "hey could i get some parts for my build, yeah the best you have, yeah and it all will be for free right, it will be free, yeah thanks..."

  • Robert Stimmel
    Robert Stimmel Month ago

    Sooo...my takeaway is that when I'm ready to upgrade, all I need is a rubber and a bunch of supplies for screwing. Sounds fun, but I'm not sure if it'll help my PC run faster.

  • todd144
    todd144 Month ago

    It was "CHUGGING" at 40 fps...