Would you pay $100 for a Chinese Salvage Motherboard?? I did..

  • Published: 30 June 2019
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Comments • 4 657

  • NiggaNig420 TOONZ
    NiggaNig420 TOONZ  18 hours back

    The sales woman was a blowjob queen.

    • KiLDELTA
      KiLDELTA  1 days back

      Looking at the GPUs those are fake GPUs known for issues of not really working at all

      • Robi Flego
        Robi Flego  3 days back

        they were up front she told you streight up " we use colected the used cpus" at 1:44 ...

        • Kieron Golding
          Kieron Golding  3 days back

          Please; perleez Will the Runing X99 V1.2 overclock past 3.9G - Nobody as far as I can tell has checked out this mobo - Thanks Pal

          • JD96893
            JD96893  4 days back

            Linus, there is a fairly big market for used Intel xeon processors. They not only do they give great performance per usd but also are free of import taxes in a lot of countries, like Russia, Australia (I think) and pretty much all of south America. Aaaand Chinese manufacturers are making new mobos to for the consumers! There actually are some pretty nice boards on aliexpress.

            • adrianx26
              adrianx26  4 days back

              this board prove what intel dont want to know.... :)

              • RustRabbit
                RustRabbit  4 days back

                why would you buy that when you can buy a ryzen lol

                • Changed Frequently
                  Changed Frequently  5 days back

                  I call asus asses

                  • garywutube
                    garywutube  5 days back

                    those fxxking board need special bios to run, very unstable!!

                    • mikeissweet
                      mikeissweet  6 days back

                      "This motherboard can work for the game"

                      • aeiou two
                        aeiou two  1 weeks back

                        that damned screwdriver

                        • eLJaybud
                          eLJaybud  1 weeks back

                          I've gone blind, Linus's smartphone went all fuzzy.

                          • eLJaybud
                            eLJaybud  1 weeks back

                            Obviously they are salvaging stuff and repurposing it all for markets needing cheaper equipment. Which is great.

                            • Slavyanskaya Machina
                              Slavyanskaya Machina  1 weeks back

                              Here in Russia, its a very popular socket right now) these motherboards even work with ddr3 ecc reg RAM

                              • John Williamson
                                John Williamson  1 weeks back

                                looking for odd tech.. linus: i see orange, i want it. :)

                                • Armand B.
                                  Armand B.  1 weeks back

                                  - is it dual or quad channel ?
                                  - four channel.

                                  • George Scott
                                    George Scott  1 weeks back

                                    i have a biostar motherboard (not salvaged, but chinese) and it has worked perfectly for 2 years straight with my 1.5TB nvme ssd, 8gb GPU, 4ghz CPU, multiple fans, rgb lighting, peripherals with all rgb lighting and a thermaltake PSU. I get a solid 200 fps in triple a title games and i love my PC.

                                    • BoboShantiOne
                                      BoboShantiOne  2 weeks back

                                      Linus: Where do you get X79 chipsets?
                                      Sales rep: Yes chipset. Chipset.

                                      • Rosfall
                                        Rosfall  2 weeks back


                                        • Daniel Higgs
                                          Daniel Higgs  2 weeks back

                                          It's not every day you have the opportunity to be scammed by the source and in person!

                                          • ACH
                                            ACH  1 weeks back

                                            How was it a scam tho? It did exactly what was expected and then some (came with a working m.2 slot that other MB makers didnt bother to do)

                                        • b0neme
                                          b0neme  2 weeks back

                                          Good as always! I always wonder, when you bring home a choice item from China, do you firewall it off on a separate protected LAN, then see what sites the item is trying to connect to? Just sayin'

                                          • Jose Jalapeno On A Steek

                                            people underestimate chinese products lol

                                            • Puny
                                              Puny  2 weeks back

                                              I'm now using ONDA B365SD3-ITX motherboard with 2 8GB DDR3 4bit server chip RAM (should only work in AMD platform), i3-9100f on Win7 with definitely 0 problem.
                                              There're so many these so-called "magically modified" things in China, made by some Shenzhen or Taiwan strange sellers.
                                              You could even find some laptop HQ CPU made in Shenzhen's Huaqiangbei market, that is "magically modified" to adapt desktop motherboards.

                                              • Sanzu River
                                                Sanzu River  2 weeks back

                                                Why wouldn't you? Computex is in Taipei Taiwan, and it's a premier computer and technology trade show, not some backstreet seedy shop.

                                                • Jonas Grill
                                                  Jonas Grill  2 weeks back

                                                  Even if it doesn't support SLI, you can still use the second GPU for extra rendering cores or for PhysX optimization in games.

                                                  • Dylan
                                                    Dylan  2 weeks back

                                                    When Linus pays $95 for a X79 that they "havent made a chipset for in years" and my brand new B450 Pro WiFi motherboard cost $80 @ Micro Center. So, no, I would not pay extra for a slower, older, less efficient, used scrap motherboard than I can buy a brand new one for

                                                    Edit: I will admit to paying an extra $20 from the originally recommended budget board to upgrade to a B450 and another $20 to upgrade the B450 to a pro-wifi version. I could have saved $50 dollars in total by going with the microATX version of the one Micro Center originally recommended, it would have also saved me another $60 on the case to go with a MicroATX as opposed to full ATX case

                                                    • Sicheng Gu
                                                      Sicheng Gu  2 weeks back

                                                      ...she doesn't understand the question... in China this fake? electric components are quite normal.....oh

                                                      • HardWorker ForMyMoney
                                                        HardWorker ForMyMoney  2 weeks back

                                                        Shes from the flea market down the road

                                                        • Uladzislau Zhauniarovich

                                                          ахахах он купил хуанан в 2к19 , чуваки кто русский жмите лайк)))

                                                          • Bob Ross
                                                            Bob Ross  3 weeks back

                                                            Hhhmmmm, a chip that would be more than hard to thermal throttle with any decent air cooler. Water cool the bitch

                                                            • Rafael Roxas
                                                              Rafael Roxas  3 weeks back

                                                              can you donate to me that setup i only use old 775 system unit
                                                              love this video very much

                                                              • Elias Frost
                                                                Elias Frost  3 weeks back

                                                                \the True benefits are: Cheap DDR3 ECC RAM, Very cheap CPUs (you can find a 10c/20t Xeon under 200usd).

                                                                • DØg found
                                                                  DØg found  3 weeks back

                                                                  I am certain she said yes to your chipset question because she just understood "Intel" 😄 and yes it is an intel chipset! 😄😄

                                                                  • DØg found
                                                                    DØg found  3 weeks back

                                                                    Be honest! You just bought it because of the colour theme! 😂

                                                                    • Cameron retason
                                                                      Cameron retason  3 weeks back

                                                                      Linus: dont know why they weren't upfront about that.

                                                                      Sales lady: errrrm. It play game

                                                                      • Lord D
                                                                        Lord D  3 weeks back

                                                                        I wouldnt because i dont support communism

                                                                        • Leeyoda 7
                                                                          Leeyoda 7  3 weeks back

                                                                          you cant tell the woman cant understand anything

                                                                          • Gregh
                                                                            Gregh  3 weeks back

                                                                            whats the keyboard you used ?

                                                                            • Johnfuse
                                                                              Johnfuse  4 weeks back

                                                                              Damn it can work for the game and has memory slots? I buy 10...

                                                                              • Anonenko
                                                                                Anonenko  4 weeks back

                                                                                Хуанан так то топ за свои деньги

                                                                                • Jeff Anderson
                                                                                  Jeff Anderson  4 weeks back

                                                                                  One big issue with those Mobo’s is that the mosphets near cpu didn’t get cooled properly when cpu was water cooled. That is why there are SO many people looking for this random board from 2012.

                                                                                  • Jeff Anderson
                                                                                    Jeff Anderson  4 weeks back

                                                                                    Oh yeah, you selling that ASUS x79? 😁

                                                                                • takuyou
                                                                                  takuyou  4 weeks back

                                                                                  E5 2630。。。。

                                                                                  • Grey Fox
                                                                                    Grey Fox  4 weeks back

                                                                                    funny is ltt colors too

                                                                                    • Grey Fox
                                                                                      Grey Fox  4 weeks back

                                                                                      x79 popular in the used community. Ask tech yes

                                                                                      • 冯健
                                                                                        冯健  4 weeks back


                                                                                        • Robbie Goldman
                                                                                          Robbie Goldman  4 weeks back

                                                                                          To me Huananzhi with an older xeon > ASUS flagship gaming mobo.
                                                                                          Every ASUS mobo i had, died after max 3 years, while the chineese one still keeps on going.

                                                                                          • Kesley Benedet
                                                                                            Kesley Benedet  4 weeks back

                                                                                            I'm from South America and actually just found one of these in our local "ebay".

                                                                                            • goobon
                                                                                              goobon  4 weeks back

                                                                                              Linus- look in to bios modding these boards! There's a lot you can do with a simple BIOS mod, RAM oc'ing and bringing up CPU clocks primarily. They also support ECC memory.