The ULTIMATE Powerhouse Sleeper PC

  • Published: 21 January 2019
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    Margaret, oh Margaret. Potentially the build that caused the most stress ever, taking over a month to complete due to every step having loads of strange complications. But in the end.. oh she's a beauty.

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Comments • 7 371

  • Linus Tech Tips
    Linus Tech Tips   6 months back

    Sorry for the resolution.... it was fully processed up to 4K before we went live. Once it goes live, 360p. We've reached out to YouTube to try to figure out what the heck is going on. So frustrating...

    • Benjamian Hausmann
      Benjamian Hausmann  2 months back

      I would call him Thor and not magaret xd but i like this it was a great team work there

    • Benjamian Hausmann
      Benjamian Hausmann  2 months back

      i love this old cases cause i was a kid ad that time when amiga and so on i love them nice pc man

    • Vankata BG GDV
      Vankata BG GDV  2 months back

      Im watching in 144p because my isp is shit

    • Explore with Zac
      Explore with Zac  3 months back

      Your video will initially upload in 360p, then increase to 1080p or 4K later on... I only have 4 videos out and even I know this.

    • gary freeman
      gary freeman  5 months back

      pinkdaddyhoehoe Powell

  • Keith Cresswell
    Keith Cresswell  8 hours back

    The day I find a sleeper like this in the bin is the day I'll be happy they exist. lmao

    • Will Wilson
      Will Wilson  9 hours back

      nice build! I wish I had a gaming PC I have to game on a PlayStation 4!

      • gary reardon
        gary reardon  11 hours back

        My absolute favorite build.

        • Jonathan Walters
          Jonathan Walters  20 hours back

          Almost amazing, but just another sub-par sleeper. Want to make it really good, try having all the drives working, instead of just dummy.

          • Jake Stanley
            Jake Stanley  3 days back

            10:19 He was like "Nope"

            • Chupa Thingy
              Chupa Thingy  3 days back

              15:21 lol thanks for the product key

              • happyjunk234
                happyjunk234  3 days back

                Your double sided tape not only gummed up the cutter but it makes it heat up and burn the tool up. Try a tape that uses a VERY thin film "stickyness". The heat is supposed to be transferred into the chips. your machine is also probably underpowered so it would be better to do 2 cuts but much faster. since you are cutting aluminum faster is USUALLY better because you dissipate the heat more. faster in the feed and rpm of the cutter. you probably used a high speed steel cutter but if you can pony up the cash a carbide cutter will not have as much thermal issues. Lastly a good mister is pretty cheap. Just type in "cnc mister" in google.

                • LizardKing
                  LizardKing  4 days back

                  is barry the next one?

                  • Sparkle Gaming
                    Sparkle Gaming  5 days back

                    I wanted this with a water chiller :(

                    • jm208
                      jm208  5 days back

                      You mean the ROG board went out?? Shocker!

                      • Martin Fürstenberg
                        Martin Fürstenberg  5 days back

                        Oh god for fuck sake, please please send alex to a teacher which teach him how to do Metalworks. I really hope he does this just for entertaiment purposes. For example he drills a longhole with a dremel and loses the Drill but more important and a way bigger nogo is that he cuts the metal plate and doesnt even smooth the sharp Edges. This can injure people really badly. Know how to use a CNC Mill doesnt make you a good Craftsman. He need way more experience with just basic tools like a fucking File.

                        • Suddenly Lemons
                          Suddenly Lemons  5 days back

                          I’d never thought I’d live to see the day Linus doesn’t use an intel cpu

                          • Yan Cid
                            Yan Cid  5 days back

                            It's an old meme, I know, but can it run Crysis?

                            • 490o
                              490o  5 days back

                              Do a sleeper in an old crt monitor.

                              • Amorphous7
                                Amorphous7  6 days back

                                Anyone knows the background music at 13:36 to 14:13 ?

                                • Oliver Millington
                                  Oliver Millington  7 days back

                                  Ryzen 3000: Exists
                                  Margret: Bruhhhhh

                                  • DeeMan
                                    DeeMan  1 weeks back

                                    I love the angel grinder.....I use it for Everything 🌴😎👍

                                    • Nike Mldc
                                      Nike Mldc  1 weeks back

                                      Only 1 rtx 2080ti? Bullshit was the video on a budget

                                      • happysideoffear777
                                        happysideoffear777  2 weeks back

                                        I wish we could buy this computer. You should really make a store for sleepers

                                        • Sabrina Magnus
                                          Sabrina Magnus  2 weeks back

                                          I really hope you still read comments from a video this old. You mentioned early in this video that the threadripper makes some sacrifices in gaming... could you do a video on WHY that is? I mean, 32 cores, 64 threads... that is a lot of power. Even if a game is designed with only 8 cores in mind, wouldn't that just means that it uses 8 cores on the cpu and the cpu can use the free cores for other things? In all my years of being interested in computer tech and working in tech support, that is one thing I've never understood... how a cpu can be "too powerful" to the point that it can make games suffer.

                                          • Daniel Hebard
                                            Daniel Hebard  2 weeks back

                                            Now make a sleeper with fully functional old-fashioned floppy/optical drives.

                                            • Will Wade
                                              Will Wade  2 weeks back

                                              Always break the edge (remove sharp corners) of the tubing so as not to have a cutting edge on the tube.

                                              • Will Wade
                                                Will Wade  2 weeks back

                                                Place your o rings on the tube before insertion. Been working with hydraulics for a couple of decades and found that works best. Once inserted push screw cap in place and tighten.

                                                • Will Wade
                                                  Will Wade  2 weeks back

                                                  Change to a vacuum table for your CNC router.

                                                  • Lunr1982
                                                    Lunr1982  2 weeks back

                                                    Linus, I'm a nostalgia nerd, and this is the COOLEST thing ever!! PLEASE make this a regular series. I'm sure many would love to see that

                                                    • Linux Jedi AKA Big Evil

                                                      Oh god I remember that depressing color the made the case out of just plain metal I actually cut myself quit a few times in high school removing the power supply motherboard connector I wasted 4 years of my life in this stupid PC class we just disassembled old gateways

                                                      • Mike W
                                                        Mike W  2 weeks back

                                                        I dig it, but that cock-eyed 90° fitting coming off the cpu water block, problem waiting to happen.

                                                        • VGM offical
                                                          VGM offical  2 weeks back

                                                          you guys shoulve rendered the video on it to show more stats

                                                          • Big T
                                                            Big T  2 weeks back

                                                            I hope Linus appreciates what he has (not assuming that he doesn't I just don't know)

                                                            • Charles Costain
                                                              Charles Costain  2 weeks back

                                                              1:08 - Please find an IDE drive and hot-swap it 3-5x .

                                                              • Amin Boukari
                                                                Amin Boukari  2 weeks back

                                                                4:04 That's definitely how you install a power supply guys it's not backwards at all

                                                              • pnp072000
                                                                pnp072000  3 weeks back

                                                                So does this mean that you'll do another video with a server grade chassis and then put the chiller inside it?

                                                                • David Miller
                                                                  David Miller  3 weeks back

                                                                  Who else wanted to see how they put together that awesome display. :D

                                                                  • David Miller
                                                                    David Miller  3 weeks back

                                                                    It's just so weird seeing him stick a 2080 Ti into one of those old-ass cases. :D

                                                                    • Nyazuru
                                                                      Nyazuru  3 weeks back

                                                                      did linus just ask someone else if they're nuts? 🤔

                                                                      • Kory Peters
                                                                        Kory Peters  3 weeks back

                                                                        yah take it

                                                                        • Glitchdweller
                                                                          Glitchdweller  3 weeks back

                                                                          bookmarking this in case i need that windows 2000 product key

                                                                          • darealarusham
                                                                            darealarusham  3 weeks back

                                                                            Console peasants better change their minds after watching way they can make a ps1 run ps4 games lol

                                                                            • darealarusham
                                                                              darealarusham  3 weeks back

                                                                              _playing doctor with margaret_

                                                                              • Vögeli Marc
                                                                                Vögeli Marc  4 weeks back

                                                                                But can it Run Ark 144hz Maxd out 😂

                                                                                • Zerkcyz
                                                                                  Zerkcyz  4 weeks back

                                                                                  What is that like a 5hz monitor

                                                                                  • Phil Bunt
                                                                                    Phil Bunt  4 weeks back

                                                                                    Soz, but your metal working skills, a lil bit LOW TECH... I am old, real old but, damn..

                                                                                    • UR WAIFU SUCCZ
                                                                                      UR WAIFU SUCCZ  4 weeks back

                                                                                      0:50 was I the only one who thought that was my PC, not the video?

                                                                                      • Robert Murphy
                                                                                        Robert Murphy  4 weeks back

                                                                                        Hey Linus wanna hire me? I'm a cnc programmer/tooling engineer we could make some badass shit for videos. Lol for real though....

                                                                                        • Honk Honk
                                                                                          Honk Honk  3 weeks back

                                                                                          idk if hes hiring, and if so you should try in his website, and not the youtube comment section since your applications gonna get lost in the sea of 7,000 comments

                                                                                      • Zenata
                                                                                        Zenata  4 weeks back

                                                                                        Those peripherals are a bit too modern. Gotta tone those down and go with one of those old ball mice.

                                                                                        • xGusty
                                                                                          xGusty  4 weeks back

                                                                                          Do a woke build. Black from the outside, white from the inside. Get it boiiee?

                                                                                          • Extundo
                                                                                            Extundo  4 weeks back

                                                                                            Someone has had to have taken the uncensored windows 2000 pro key 😂🤣