$650 64-Core Quad Socket Gaming Workstation!

  • Published: 05 November 2017
  • Retired server hardware is always in ample supply, so why not reduce e-waste and build a MONSTER budget workstation?

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  • wombatau
    wombatau  11 hours back

    As soon as I heard Supermicro, I knew it was about to be a whole lot of random problems 😂

    • Kyle Witter
      Kyle Witter  4 days back

      SWTX? More like S-WTF...

      • name
        name  5 days back

        Opens Minecraft
        Minecraft: 1050 FPS
        Installs Optifine
        Opens Minecraft
        Minecraft: 6500 FPS

        • Holzwurm _HD
          Holzwurm _HD  5 days back

          Please re visit the Build wheb games fully support high cpu core numbers.

          • Rowan McIntyre
            Rowan McIntyre  1 weeks back

            what was the background music?

            • munchies fordays
              munchies fordays  2 weeks back

              me ill buy it

              • William Castro
                William Castro  2 weeks back

                Google OCNG5

                • Pressian Radev
                  Pressian Radev  2 weeks back

                  g6 *F*

                  • Life of Galo
                    Life of Galo  3 weeks back

                    i come from 2019, nowdays we have single cpus with as much cores as that

                    • Life of Galo
                      Life of Galo  2 weeks back

                      @cdreid99999 like is pretty rare fir the average dude, get in need of virtualization hundred of pcs at she same time

                    • cdreid99999
                      cdreid99999  2 weeks back

                      @Life of Galo of course. My 1700x 8 core will blow one away for moat things. But a 64 core system w tons of ram generating web pages or for virtualisation for 400 bucks is pretty neat

                    • Life of Galo
                      Life of Galo  2 weeks back

                      @cdreid99999 not rhe same performance, those old servers cpus have a bunch of numa nodes instead of one or two, and also they don't have much cache

                    • cdreid99999
                      cdreid99999  2 weeks back

                      The Price on those threadrippers is OUCH t hough. You can buy an old 64core server for about 25% of what a 32core threadripper cpu alone costs. Unfortunately the xeon will be bottlenecked of course but for things like web servers etc the xeon would be cool to have

                    • The Woofies
                      The Woofies  2 weeks back


                  • Antti Toivonen
                    Antti Toivonen  3 weeks back

                    wonder if something like that could be used as a private gaming server 🤔

                  • Lord Vader
                    Lord Vader  3 weeks back

                    S U C C

                    • Johnny Far
                      Johnny Far  3 weeks back

                      can it be used as a game server????

                      • Clement Schlosz
                        Clement Schlosz  3 weeks back

                        Yes please, I will buy 😁, is the board still available?

                        • My Life on The Peninsula

                          ill take the board

                          • Changkun Li
                            Changkun Li  4 weeks back

                            love that colorful hair lady~

                            • Paul Sim
                              Paul Sim  1 months back

                              LOL, this is so bad now. Pause the video at the Cinebench R15 results, and you get i9 7900X (2146) [10 core 20 thread] performance matched by the 2019 R7 3700X (2121) [8 core 16 thread] desktop replacement R7 1700x. The price of the new R7 3700X is also only about $330 + $150 for Mobo. Even the Thread Ripper (3,016) gets its ass handed to it by the 2019 desktop parts such as the R9 3900x [12 Core 24 Threads] that delivers an impresive performance step around (3200). What a diffrence a couple of years make.

                            • Alex Johnson
                              Alex Johnson  1 months back

                              Adobe Premier warp stabiliser? I bet it still takes a year 🤣

                              • SuperCookieGaming
                                SuperCookieGaming  1 months back

                                i had this idea years ago but I could never do it because i was a kid. its nice to see it actually being tested.

                                • MrVangassen
                                  MrVangassen  1 months back

                                  It would work earlier if you used a geek and not a feminist to build it.

                                  • Christophe Groulx
                                    Christophe Groulx  4 weeks back

                                    MrVangassen Again, Linus couldn’t figure it out either, so I guess he is a colored hair woman

                                  • MrVangassen
                                    MrVangassen  4 weeks back

                                    @Christophe Groulx the facts are:

                                    Chicks with coloured hair aren't the best it people, you would have seen them more often providing it services. You seem to base you knowledge on modern TV series.

                                    The fact I don't give a shit about your comments or male feminists is not inability to argue my statement it's a statement of my beliefs.

                                    When you speak about the facts I gear your hurt feelings.
                                    Get off the soy latte and act like a man.

                                    But I expect another fucking beta response, that's what your kind does.

                                  • Christophe Groulx
                                    Christophe Groulx  4 weeks back

                                    MrVangassen boom, you now lack any arguments.. been defeated by facts and logic

                                  • MrVangassen
                                    MrVangassen  4 weeks back

                                    @Christophe Groulx who gives..

                                  • Christophe Groulx
                                    Christophe Groulx  1 months back

                                    @MrVangassenOh so now Linus is a feminist that doesn't know anything about computers.. Moron

                                • James Holt
                                  James Holt  1 months back

                                  How well would this work as a Plex server?

                                  • Crusader B
                                    Crusader B  4 weeks back

                                    Overkill and waste of power probably

                                • elijah cormier
                                  elijah cormier  1 months back

                                  S U C C

                                  • Brayden
                                    Brayden  2 months back

                                    Max? :O

                                    • Richard NZ
                                      Richard NZ  2 months back

                                      4:00 im thinking its going to tank hard - due to 32 or 64 bit progs not being able to address - what do we have here umm 256 bits or is it double - could you use this for multi screen multi tasking

                                      • one 86 boi
                                        one 86 boi  2 months back

                                        honkin hueg

                                        • geonerd
                                          geonerd  2 months back

                                          Not sure how you managed to spend $1800 on this. Try recalculating your perf-per-dollar with a ~$600 system!

                                          • Edin743
                                            Edin743  2 months back

                                            3:37 Is that your wife Linus?

                                            • Edin743
                                              Edin743  1 months back

                                              Oh. I thought that the other woman was his wife. Man I'm dumb.

                                            • Edin743
                                              Edin743  1 months back

                                              @Christophe Groulx Alright.

                                            • Christophe Groulx
                                              Christophe Groulx  1 months back

                                              Edin743 Are you trolling me? Search Linus wife on google

                                            • Edin743
                                              Edin743  1 months back

                                              @Christophe Groulx I'm fairly certain she is his wife. He did mention he has an Asian wife and she looks pretty Asian to me.

                                            • Christophe Groulx
                                              Christophe Groulx  1 months back


                                          • HBlovesyou
                                            HBlovesyou  2 months back

                                            Something tells me A 13,000 DOLLAR GRAPHICS CARD ISNT DECOMMISSIONED SERVER GEAR.

                                          • 0K_NORDY
                                            0K_NORDY  2 months back

                                            Could i buy it? Like the motherboard

                                            • Boxzapp
                                              Boxzapp  2 months back

                                              I'll take it!!!! Anything is better than my AMD Radeon 2010 Laptop.

                                              • Kriifrux
                                                Kriifrux  2 months back

                                                literally the start

                                                • RadoMiami2600
                                                  RadoMiami2600  2 months back

                                                  AMD: Do this... But better.

                                                  • Алексей Гриднев

                                                    I'd probably build such a system just for fun. But I have absolutely no tasks for which 64 cores would be useful...

                                                    • Алексей Гриднев

                                                      Games need a good GPU and a maximum of 8 cores. That's it.

                                                    • Josh
                                                      Josh  2 months back

                                                      And the only reason I click on this video was because I was thinking of Blender.

                                                      • Jumbomuffin13
                                                        Jumbomuffin13  2 months back

                                                        I’m not a teach guy nor I care about geek tech, I only come here cuz I have nothing else to do... I like my iPhone, iPad Pro, MacBook Pro, and my AirPods :)

                                                        • RunFor OurLives
                                                          RunFor OurLives  2 months back

                                                          Well, that’s a thing of the past. 1 socket solution is now avail and WAAAY faster

                                                        • zhou Ryan
                                                          zhou Ryan  2 months back

                                                          Exactly g34 cpu could overclock

                                                          • gianluca melis
                                                            gianluca melis  2 months back

                                                            I try every time not to fall in love with max, i fail each one of them

                                                            • Danijel Ujčič
                                                              Danijel Ujčič  2 months back

                                                              For consumer budget workstations, a single Opteron should suffice and would likely show similar results in up-to-16-threads software anyway. It would be far cheaper and you could even find a decent ATX board for it.

                                                              • Chrisdian Patty
                                                                Chrisdian Patty  2 months back

                                                                I missed you max

                                                                • L3WD
                                                                  L3WD  2 months back

                                                                  This video pops up in my feed almost 2 years later. At first I thought "holy crap, Max is back!", but thought I should do a sanity check on the date of the video before I get carried away... Yup it's an old video...

                                                                  • L3WD
                                                                    L3WD  1 months back

                                                                    @Christophe Groulx Nah she left for her own reasons. She talked about it briefly in a WAN Show episode before she left.

                                                                  • Christophe Groulx
                                                                    Christophe Groulx  1 months back

                                                                    She was fired?

                                                                • 478 Media
                                                                  478 Media  2 months back

                                                                  I will buy the board lol

                                                                  • FORDGTFANATIC
                                                                    FORDGTFANATIC  2 months back

                                                                    ill give you $1 for that board and ill cover the shipping.

                                                                    • Kurt Stedman
                                                                      Kurt Stedman  2 months back

                                                                      I thought Full Tower ATX solved every fitment problem.

                                                                      • Rippanda12
                                                                        Rippanda12  2 months back

                                                                        2:21 ass controller

                                                                        • Janis S
                                                                          Janis S  2 months back

                                                                          someone should make a strategic game where you can assign a core to each one of your units :D

                                                                          • OS Tutorials
                                                                            OS Tutorials  2 months back

                                                                            1:04 Me when trying to install Windows 1.0 on my 2011 laptop:
                                                                            WHAT COULD GO WRONG?!?!?!??!?!?!?!??!?!?!

                                                                            • Raymond Mataka
                                                                              Raymond Mataka  2 months back