FINALLY Upgrading my 4 year old Gaming Rig!

  • Published on Jun 12, 2019
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    After 4 long years, it's finally time to get a pretty sick upgrade done on my aging gaming PC....
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  • Haibatan Baloch
    Haibatan Baloch 2 hours ago

    Thank you linus you just made me realize i should upgrade my core 2duo processor and also the ddr2 4gb of rams and also the graphics card which is unfortunaltely a ddr3 1gb 750 graphics card idk how old it is but yep m living with some ancient tech here .. i hate my country by the way.
    Edit "i dont even know what type is my graphics card i just type 750 for me to not stress much and still i try to play any game that runs on it cuz i love to do gaming and channel stuff but being in a life full of struggles makes you realize you cant achieve any dreams of this generation if you've got no money" and also pakistan has alot to do to avoid my dreams to achieve or even try for it , because we're in a economics crisis

  • Ian Weber
    Ian Weber 12 hours ago

    “The contest is open to residents of the US, Canada, UK and _Spain_”
    OK, I’ll bite: what links those 4 countries in the context of this competition?

  • Littletweeter
    Littletweeter 13 hours ago

    how often do you have time to game?

  • MeoWffle CAT
    MeoWffle CAT Day ago

    My CPU is dead and I'm depressed rn

  • akiyammio
    akiyammio Day ago +2

    >ddr4 launched 5 years ago

  • Mark Hyde
    Mark Hyde Day ago +1

    "Pretty spiffy looking" - yeah and costly. :) lol

  • Basti Stang
    Basti Stang Day ago +1

    My 5 year old one works just fine ..... 970 ftw

  • padmaja gogineni
    padmaja gogineni Day ago +1

    2:22 it actually come with cpu coz they didn’t want you to drop it and break it (linus special edition)

  • Kengliz Grixis
    Kengliz Grixis Day ago

    I wish i could have one of the pcs

  • Jay Knight
    Jay Knight Day ago

    Anyone else Google a Kilo?

    • Jay Knight
      Jay Knight 10 hours ago

      @Ian Weber Fells bad

    • Ian Weber
      Ian Weber 12 hours ago

      No, because I live in a country that embraced the metric system decades ago :P

  • Tr1ckSh0tSn1per
    Tr1ckSh0tSn1per 2 days ago

    Is a GIGABYTE GeForce GT 1030 Low Profile 2GB, GV-N1030D5-2GL good for gaming? I know it's random, but almost nobody responded to my comment to the previous videos i watched

    • Ian Weber
      Ian Weber 12 hours ago

      It’s not great, but depending on what you’re trying to play it’s not terrible either. It’ll run a lot of indie and esports titles fairly well, but you’re probably better off opting for a 1050, 1050 Ti or even waiting for the low profile 1650s depending on how much you’re willing to spend.

  • Shanic 14
    Shanic 14 2 days ago +3

    Couldn't he leave the titans original backplate?
    It looked so much better


    Pls don't use music

  • Pigeotto
    Pigeotto 2 days ago +3

    *Playing metro exodus and fps drops by 1fps*


  • Achim Villones
    Achim Villones 2 days ago

    What is the name of the game?

  • Deda Djedo
    Deda Djedo 3 days ago


  • bemersonbakebarmen
    bemersonbakebarmen 3 days ago +1

    45 fps with a Titan RTX WTF?!!!!

  • Moobeus
    Moobeus 3 days ago

    Anyone know why at the begging he has the sli bridge plugged into only 1 card and then just like hovering over the thing he has below it? XD

  • John Bryan Lopez
    John Bryan Lopez 4 days ago +2

    And here I am watching this video using my 6 year old PC.

  • Mr.DankBoi Chapfam
    Mr.DankBoi Chapfam 4 days ago

    now do one for me and upgrade my 12 year old gaming rig!

  • Vicious 187
    Vicious 187 4 days ago

    Linus makes a video about 9900k "HOW IS THIS FOR GAMERS?!" *douchey face in thumbnail*
    ....Months later.
    LMAO fucking faggot

  • Ryan Ringer
    Ryan Ringer 4 days ago +2

    Linus : ”upgrading one of our employees terrible gaming setup”
    Also Linus: “this is like an $1100 motherboard”

  • Carson Carter
    Carson Carter 4 days ago


  • MrAdemptio
    MrAdemptio 4 days ago

    That moment I I click first link to see if I could copy his build and realize graphics card alone is £2900

  • sydel mendes
    sydel mendes 4 days ago

    Hey Linus hi can I get your old pc for me please.

  • Sprenzy
    Sprenzy 5 days ago

    He gets this stuff for free lmao

  • Ziad
    Ziad 5 days ago

    Imagine building this crazy rig to play anno in 4k

  • William Harris
    William Harris 5 days ago

    Recommended specs for Anno 1800 is a GTX 970 or RX 480, but it ran like crap? Hey, I'm not going to disable SLI because its not supported, this is an opportunity to buy overkill parts because I can.

  • Bobby807
    Bobby807 5 days ago +1

    Is it me or does that game seem poorly optimized?

  • Jago
    Jago 5 days ago

    Today's video is all about making the masses feel bad about their pc's, while coming off nonchalant just to rub it in a little more.

  • MaybeThanh
    MaybeThanh 5 days ago

    Still rocking that MX518 I see?

  • StaticzX X
    StaticzX X 5 days ago

    Why is ur cable management so bad

  • Zeppy Brawl Stars
    Zeppy Brawl Stars 5 days ago

    Linus my pc was so much slower.
    Me: I’m pretty sure all your viewers would kill to have your old pc

  • Sky
    Sky 6 days ago

    I have a ryzen 7 1700 rx 550 4gb as my first pc. I also have 8gb of ram.

  • memes with dreams
    memes with dreams 6 days ago

    "u gotta be 18 years of aids" damnit Linus got us again

  • Javier Akinde
    Javier Akinde 6 days ago

    When you realize your mobo costs 80 bucks and his 1100, really depressing

  • CyphDK
    CyphDK 6 days ago +1

    Hang on there, is that a Logitech MX518 mouse you're using there?
    I'm still using mine after like... many years, and it's just a tank that can not die :P

  • kobedabest
    kobedabest 6 days ago

    Just liked that Ryzen made this Intel outdated! QQ fanboys...

    GE PLAYER 6 days ago +1

    I can vouch for the fact a running PC case losen screws in your case. I noticed a rattling in my case, it drove me nuts, I tried dampening the sound, tightening case screws but I never thought it was a motherboard screw. Sure enough a motherboard screw was loose, just dont tighten it while the PC is motherboard now has a burnt mounting hole lol.

  • Roger Steven
    Roger Steven 6 days ago +1


    STEEL MODZ 6 days ago

    Saying this computer is slow and old gen try and be broke af and having a $200 laptop trying to game that's slow bad and badddd can I have the old parts

  • Davide Gaudenzi
    Davide Gaudenzi 6 days ago

    I have a 11 yo rig

  • KrotowX
    KrotowX 7 days ago

    DJI Tello-s are expensive toys with crappy motors - those will broke after a month of regular use or even faster if you want to fly this thing nearly every day. One of cause why I don't have any quadcopter with brushed motors anymore. They suck.
    Would be more impressed to see new gaming rig build based on Ryzen7 or Ryzen9 CPU.

  • The B1ade
    The B1ade 7 days ago

    Nice of linus to show us why you don't use "just water". I have literally never had a block strip like that. Do not listen to linus for watercooling advice.

  • Justin Dominguez
    Justin Dominguez 7 days ago

    Why did I read the comments? The people here are seriously dumb.

  • no one
    no one 7 days ago

    i dont have gaming rig like that, so sad, but im happy watching your video upgrading pc

  • Gay Lord
    Gay Lord 7 days ago +1

    Is he running the game at 4k because if its 1440p this game needs optimisation.

    • Squidacorn !
      Squidacorn ! 6 days ago

      It’s ultra wide 1440p so 3440x1440

  • Boopy
    Boopy 7 days ago

    Uhm can you come to Belgium and fix my old rig to? XD

  • Josh Gray
    Josh Gray 7 days ago

    And I'm sitting at home looking at my 4 year old I buy power desktop :(

  • William
    William 8 days ago

    And the rich get richer

  • MrGurthBrooks
    MrGurthBrooks 8 days ago

    and now its all past gen.... oh the joys of the PC worlds lol

  • iridescence
    iridescence 8 days ago

    Linus just flexing on us for 15 minutes...

  • Speed Dead36
    Speed Dead36 8 days ago

    Nice nobody noticed the completly useless sli bridge its connected to 1 gpu and nothing else

  • TheBlooRayChannel
    TheBlooRayChannel 8 days ago +1

    'Measly 40 fps''.....okay mate.

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    Got that too my friend

  • B20C0
    B20C0 8 days ago

    Anno 1800 ran like garbage on a Titan? What the fuck is this guy's definition of garbage?

  • BlackdiaYT
    BlackdiaYT 8 days ago

    Can u just send me your old hardware?😆

  • VinceBGameDev
    VinceBGameDev 8 days ago

    i got a i7 2600. not a beast ....but hey, i can subscribe linus tech tips

  • Macedonia Timeless
    Macedonia Timeless 9 days ago

    Which game is that??

  • Boody CF
    Boody CF 9 days ago +101

    I got depressed after I found out his 4 Year old "outdated" PC is better than my New gaming PC.

    • S4V4G3__Gaming
      S4V4G3__Gaming 4 days ago +1

      Well his 4 year old rig is still very good.

  • Unknown
    Unknown 9 days ago

    1. Linus isnt a gamer i saw him in his videos playing he is just traaaaash in gaming 2. you can play on this pc easy 2 more years and it will be still good

  • D-One
    D-One 9 days ago

    I cringe at that tiny funnel...

  • Chillypuwn
    Chillypuwn 9 days ago

    Linus Tech Tips: When you have so much fucking money you just dont fucking give a shit.

  • Kurt Anderson
    Kurt Anderson 9 days ago

    Watch Linus randomly assign weights to computer parts

  • Last Requiem
    Last Requiem 9 days ago

    I was about to scream at linus, then I saw the other 2 sticks of ram. This is LTT not the verge, what was I thinking?

  • idriss benarif
    idriss benarif 9 days ago

    Would you like to sell the graphic card?

  • The Warner
    The Warner 9 days ago

    Lowest at 40 and u complain about it BOI my laptop is also almost 4 years old too and on csgo the highest i get is 30 with the lowest settings and it still goes below 5 fps at times

  • Eric McManus
    Eric McManus 9 days ago

    Wait a sec. Are those m.2 heat sinks removable? It doesnt look like they are. They cant be serious about having to take off the entire monoblock just to install or replace storage are they? And because of the size and placement of the monoblock, I'm sure you'd have to remove the gpu as well.

  • Eric McManus
    Eric McManus 9 days ago +9

    Man, I would love to be able to say "I want to upgrade my computer. Let me reach out to gigabyte and nvidia and have them send me 2 thousand dollars worth of equipment...for free"

    • Brian Haugen
      Brian Haugen 8 days ago

      More like $3500 but sure same conclusion lol

    • RJ _
      RJ _ 8 days ago

      Bro I know I was thinking the same thing. Linux has it so nice

  • Good Persistence
    Good Persistence 9 days ago

    How to download CPU ??