FINALLY Upgrading my 4 year old Gaming Rig!

  • Published: 12 June 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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Comments • 7 033

  • RJ
    RJ  13 hours back

    Are you still using the Thunderbolt Optical cable? Could you do a video on the up and downsides of using one, along with a rundown of the tech?

    • Tristan Barefoot
      Tristan Barefoot  15 hours back

      The motherboard is actually pretty well priced

      • Booty Hole Man
        Booty Hole Man  16 hours back

        7:40 no thats because EK's plating is shit these days. I have a set of EK block from back when they used good plating, and they NEVER EVER EVER EVER eroded, still look perfect. They are gpu blocks that I've used over the years, and modded to fit other cards. I've used them for 8 years, no problems. If Linus wants proof, I would sent him one.

        • Josh Hockman
          Josh Hockman  1 days back

          "I reached out like a beggar."

          • Grey Fox
            Grey Fox  1 days back

            So much cooler

            • Grey Fox
              Grey Fox  1 days back

              No m.2s first?

              • Kevan Rezai
                Kevan Rezai  1 days back

                2k dislikes loooool wtf why?? People just jealous on the build. Love your videos ltt team and linus

                • Virus Injector
                  Virus Injector  2 days back

                  Well my gaming setup consists of:
                  Intel i12 10.4GHz x 4
                  512 GB 48000 Mhz
                  Nvidia GeForce 8060 960GB x2
                  40TB SSD
                  With the Samsung Wall 8K display
                  Beat that Linus

                  • Spazzy985
                    Spazzy985  2 days back

                    Wish I could just reach out to a company and get a free 1100 dollar motherboard lol.

                    • Haibatan Baloch
                      Haibatan Baloch  2 days back

                      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  3 days back

                        “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  3 days back

                          how often do you have time to game?

                          • MeoWffle CAT
                            MeoWffle CAT  3 days back

                            My CPU is dead and I'm depressed rn

                            • akiyammio
                              akiyammio  3 days back

                              >ddr4 launched 5 years ago


                              • Mark Hyde
                                Mark Hyde  3 days back

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

                                • Basti Stang
                                  Basti Stang  4 days back

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

                                  • padmaja gogineni
                                    padmaja gogineni  4 days back

                                    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  4 days back

                                      I wish i could have one of the pcs

                                      • Jay Knight
                                        Jay Knight  4 days back

                                        Anyone else Google a Kilo?

                                        • Jay Knight
                                          Jay Knight  3 days back

                                          @Ian Weber Fells bad

                                        • Ian Weber
                                          Ian Weber  3 days back

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

                                      • Tr1ckSh0tSn1per
                                        Tr1ckSh0tSn1per  5 days back

                                        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  3 days back

                                          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  5 days back

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

                                        • LEARN SOMETHING ABOUT ANDROID

                                          Pls don't use music

                                          • Pigeotto
                                            Pigeotto  5 days back

                                            *Playing metro exodus and fps drops by 1fps*

                                            Linus: *"GOTTA CHANGE MY TITAN X"*

                                            • Achim Villones
                                              Achim Villones  5 days back

                                              What is the name of the game?

                                              • Deda Djedo
                                                Deda Djedo  5 days back

                                                JEBEM TI MAJKU SELJACKU

                                                • bemersonbakebarmen
                                                  bemersonbakebarmen  5 days back

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

                                                  • Moobeus
                                                    Moobeus  6 days back

                                                    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  6 days back

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

                                                      • John Bryan Lopez
                                                        John Bryan Lopez  3 days back

                                                        @Lukáš Klečka LOL

                                                      • Lukáš Klečka
                                                        Lukáš Klečka  4 days back

                                                        On the day your rig can't run YouTube anymore, you'll know it's time to upgrade.

                                                    • Mr.DankBoi Chapfam
                                                      Mr.DankBoi Chapfam  6 days back

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

                                                      • Vicious 187
                                                        Vicious 187  6 days back

                                                        Linus makes a video about 9900k "HOW IS THIS FOR GAMERS?!" *douchey face in thumbnail*

                                                        ....Months later.

                                                        UPGRADING MY PERSONAL GAMING RIG TO A 9900k!!!
                                                        LMAO fucking faggot

                                                        • Ryan Ringer
                                                          Ryan Ringer  6 days back

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

                                                          • Carson Carter
                                                            Carson Carter  7 days back


                                                            • MrAdemptio
                                                              MrAdemptio  7 days back

                                                              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  1 weeks back

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

                                                                • Sprenzy
                                                                  Sprenzy  1 weeks back

                                                                  He gets this stuff for free lmao

                                                                  • Ziad
                                                                    Ziad  1 weeks back

                                                                    Imagine building this crazy rig to play anno in 4k

                                                                    • William Harris
                                                                      William Harris  1 weeks back

                                                                      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  1 weeks back

                                                                        Is it me or does that game seem poorly optimized?

                                                                        • Jago
                                                                          Jago  1 weeks back

                                                                          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  1 weeks back

                                                                            Still rocking that MX518 I see?

                                                                            • StaticzX X
                                                                              StaticzX X  1 weeks back

                                                                              Why is ur cable management so bad

                                                                              • Zeppy Brawl Stars
                                                                                Zeppy Brawl Stars  1 weeks back

                                                                                Linus my pc was so much slower.

                                                                                Me: I’m pretty sure all your viewers would kill to have your old pc

                                                                                • Sky
                                                                                  Sky  1 weeks back

                                                                                  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  1 weeks back

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

                                                                                    • Javier Akinde
                                                                                      Javier Akinde  1 weeks back

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

                                                                                      • CyphDK
                                                                                        CyphDK  1 weeks back

                                                                                        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  1 weeks back

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

                                                                                          • GE PLAYER
                                                                                            GE PLAYER  1 weeks back

                                                                                            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.