FINALLY Upgrading my 4 year old Gaming Rig!

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  • 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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  • Aaron Dorland
    Aaron Dorland  19 hours back

    is it possible to upgrade my hp Pavilion Power 580-045nd??

    • Manos Striligkas
      Manos Striligkas  20 hours back

      Dude do you even read your videos' comments? Please stop making such premium videos. A 1% of your viewers buy such a PC and get benefited by this video. So please, make videos about 400-800max euros, and not 4.000+.

      • Top 10 Saltiest Balls #1 Cryy

        It's pretty crazy how games like anno run so bad considering they don't exactly look the best

        • Top 10 Saltiest Balls #1 Cryy

          Titan X is what I have but I'm a broke ass uni student and it's still serving me well 🙃

          • Paul Ernst
            Paul Ernst  2 days back

            Fan Design looks better than the watercooling

            • bakreson
              bakreson  2 days back

              I think water cooling on pc exists only to rip people off. Not even most of the 1% need it. Especially not the 1500$ rigs video you made. Fans are more sufficient, cheaper and reliable.

              • bakreson
                bakreson  2 days back

                Damn, and I'm happy with my ryzen 3 1200, gtx1650gaming oc, 16gb of ram, and 240 GB ssd, and I used my old case, power supply and hdd. And I made this a month ago...

                • Jacob Haberstroh
                  Jacob Haberstroh  2 days back

                  Ill take that monstrosity

                  • AKA R3IS
                    AKA R3IS  3 days back

                    linus just got 2 million views and made a profit off of flexing for 15 mins straight

                    • Diego Koszutski Santamaría

                      Here in my country. The gpu alone costs almost 4500 USD ... and average wages (8 hours full time job) are about 430 usd month xd Thx USA for fkng us up.




                      I'll be stuck with my 1080Ti for 6 years... I guess

                      • Gerry Curtis
                        Gerry Curtis  4 days back

                        Why did you run the reservoir fill on the live pc? Use a separate power supply, short between the green and black wires on the 24pin connector, with a paper
                        clip or piece of wire. If all wires are black, place the connector with the lock clip facing up and short
                        4th and 5th pins (counting from left to right) in the upper row. This turns on the power supply and gives you a safe start. Then connect the water pump to the separate power supply. No chance of harming your system this way. Then you could see that your piping was off without possible damage to the system proper.

                        • NateLB
                          NateLB  4 days back

                          Kind of worrisome to see Corsair skimp out on that water block

                          • Ryan herbert
                            Ryan herbert  4 days back

                            Why is the game he’s running so demanding? It looks fairly tame

                          • J Tizzle
                            J Tizzle  4 days back

                            I wil gladly take that Titan x of your hands Linus Sebastian

                            • Muhamad Iqbal
                              Muhamad Iqbal  4 days back

                              Well my 4 year old was i3 3210 with radeon hd 5500 😂😂
                              Still the same until now except my vga was died toasted 😂

                              • Teddy M
                                Teddy M  4 days back

                                I wish i could just ask some company and be like "hey could i get some parts for my build, yeah the best you have, yeah and it all will be for free right, it will be free, yeah thanks..."

                                • Robert Stimmel
                                  Robert Stimmel  5 days back

                                  Sooo...my takeaway is that when I'm ready to upgrade, all I need is a rubber and a bunch of supplies for screwing. Sounds fun, but I'm not sure if it'll help my PC run faster.

                                  • todd144
                                    todd144  6 days back

                                    It was "CHUGGING" at 40 fps...

                                    • James Jaffray
                                      James Jaffray  6 days back

                                      Probably a dumb question but would tap water work for cooling, or do you recommend filtered water?
                                      is there and difference?

                                      • TheGreenOak
                                        TheGreenOak  6 days back

                                        Linus, can I have your old rig? ;)

                                        • avery baxter
                                          avery baxter  6 days back

                                          Isn’t it sad that a guy who can afford to buy these parts gets them for free

                                          • Slashco
                                            Slashco  6 days back

                                            Outdated rig? I've got a gaming PC with an R9 380 that I put together 3 years ago and it still runs most games fine. Those of us without money and connections out the wazoo gotta make do, you know. :P

                                            • Nischty White
                                              Nischty White  1 weeks back

                                              Hey guys can someone please explain to me the part from 7:37 to 8:26 with that microbial growth and the corrosion ?

                                              • Thepowerlies
                                                Thepowerlies  1 weeks back

                                                Which you barely use

                                                • 4N0MYM0U5
                                                  4N0MYM0U5  1 weeks back

                                                  He means gaming RACK not gaming RIG!

                                                  • flifla69
                                                    flifla69  1 weeks back

                                                    8:58 >screwing the srew : -" Oh yeah!"

                                                    • ELI OT
                                                      ELI OT  1 weeks back

                                                      You should use distilled water.

                                                      • Yato
                                                        Yato  1 weeks back

                                                        after a week or two my system unit is already full of dust.

                                                        • ForgottenMyth
                                                          ForgottenMyth  1 weeks back

                                                          That moment when you realized that someones "4 year old pc" is like 4 time faster then your current pc :'(.

                                                          • Brian Duncan
                                                            Brian Duncan  1 weeks back

                                                            It's almost like he's spent a decade building a multi-million dollar company.

                                                            Keep it relative, you're doing awesome man ;)

                                                        • Adam Šindelář
                                                          Adam Šindelář  1 weeks back

                                                          It only has titan x. My 750 Ti and q9650 :(

                                                          • Mustakrakish
                                                            Mustakrakish  1 weeks back

                                                            *Cries in i3 4340 and R7 260x OC*

                                                            • Kennelkiz
                                                              Kennelkiz  1 weeks back

                                                              And here I am with 4 year old 930m

                                                              • Rick Sanchez C137
                                                                Rick Sanchez C137  1 weeks back

                                                                4:25 hitting the gym linus?

                                                                • MastaMilitia
                                                                  MastaMilitia  1 weeks back

                                                                  Don't listen to him saying a Titan is so bad.

                                                                  • Janus Ivan Duenas
                                                                    Janus Ivan Duenas  1 weeks back

                                                                    great that they included that rubber.... (cries in dual core)

                                                                    • alley ahmed
                                                                      alley ahmed  1 weeks back

                                                                      3:19 You

                                                                      • Naeem Knighteem
                                                                        Naeem Knighteem  1 weeks back

                                                                        Thinking abt it. is it possible to use alcohol as the cooling solution. once its tightly sealed i mean. Like using Isopropyl alcohol

                                                                        • Florian DrTurtok
                                                                          Florian DrTurtok  1 weeks back

                                                                          Two NvLink 2080 ti would be almost twice as good as one titan rtx, but cost the same(Oct 2019). So don't buy Titans guys

                                                                          • Black White
                                                                            Black White  1 weeks back

                                                                            My PC cant even run COD MW 1 on 60 fps low settings

                                                                            • DannyBos
                                                                              DannyBos  1 weeks back

                                                                              Then fucking upgrade it

                                                                          • Natan
                                                                            Natan  2 weeks back

                                                                            Did u clear the plastic foils off the new motherboard cooling block ?

                                                                            • bob bib
                                                                              bob bib  2 weeks back

                                                                              ok so i been seen this but i just got sent here by autoplay and read the title my 4 year old . i was thinking dang his kid is lucky

                                                                              • 6ixe
                                                                                6ixe  2 weeks back

                                                                                wen in Monday the i9-109xx will Launch

                                                                                • Darthm
                                                                                  Darthm  2 weeks back

                                                                                  hello any/everyone !? isn't it quad channel ram going to dual channel system? can it so be done without conflict?
                                                                                  ans @Linus Tech Tips / @Linus : Has this loop been flushed and cleaned once a year?
                                                                                  also, thanks for your channel content, keep good work !

                                                                                  • Mik Moen
                                                                                    Mik Moen  2 weeks back

                                                                                    His "very very last gen" computer still kicks my PC's ass.

                                                                                    • Tim Baßfeld
                                                                                      Tim Baßfeld  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Hey, where can i get the Case? :-)

                                                                                      • 50caliberFistFK
                                                                                        50caliberFistFK  2 weeks back

                                                                                        I thought you were suppose to use an antifreeze mix in a watercooler system.

                                                                                        • Andreas Kuhn
                                                                                          Andreas Kuhn  2 weeks back

                                                                                          If you don't want corrosion in a system that pumps water,
                                                                                          you need 2 Things:

                                                                                          1. You need water that has absolustley no salt and almost no calcium in it.
                                                                                          Therefore the conductivity of that water will be near zero.
                                                                                          you may aks a plumper where get such water, because every modern heating system has to be filled with this type of water
                                                                                          because of anti-corrosion of the heat excangers that are made of a special kind of aluminum.

                                                                                          2. You need a sacrifical anode.
                                                                                          That could be made out of magnesia that is grounded, so the magnesia will sacrifice over time.
                                                                                          You can also do that by a elctrical anode, but that would be a litte overkill for a pc.

                                                                                          And it would be a nice thing to get off as much O2 out of the System also.

                                                                                          For all of you who do have a european style heating system at home:
                                                                                          you can use the "old" water that is located into that heating system, because that water is prety much "dead".
                                                                                          Get enough of it an filter it with a coffee filter an you are good to go.

                                                                                          Main problem with soft tubing:; these allow diffusion of O2 into the system.
                                                                                          Tubing amde out of metal (CU,Al) or of PE-X would be the best way to prevent you from that.
                                                                                          You may ask you lokal plumper guy for GEBERIT Mepla.

                                                                                          If you want to prevent the water from biological hazard - but some UV LEDs somewhere.
                                                                                          UV Light does kill allmost everything in the water.

                                                                                          People from Europe: Feel free to cantact me about that.

                                                                                          .

                                                                                          • MrPooFlaps
                                                                                            MrPooFlaps  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Wow, your PC is really ugly. But I guess it's fast!