This motherboard is STUPID.. and I love it!!

  • Published: 08 August 2019
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Comments • 4 949

  • naev0
    naev0  3 hours back

    When will we see actually aesthetically pleasing SFF builds from you Linus?

    • AdowTatep
      AdowTatep  8 hours back

      Linus: Touch in a PC
      Also linus: Boots Anno 1800

      • EmissaryGW2
        EmissaryGW2  11 hours back

        Linus: The memory channel on this broken CPU isn't working, I think it might be the motherboard.

        Also linus: the fan on this gpu we took apart and put back together isn't working, I think it's the motherboards fault.

        • Gold Master
          Gold Master  18 hours back

          so what did you do about the hd audio? or just left it?

          • Jerin Fons
            Jerin Fons  1 days back

            Why did they have so few ports on the board? it looks like they had some space for at least the front audio, mic, audio-in / side-audio. I guess it was supposed to be a server board, but common, really?

            • killer keem___blox
              killer keem___blox  1 days back

              Do you have access to the invida warehouse of graphics cards because most people dont just casually have an extra RTX 2080 ti

              • Drewsmash Plays
                Drewsmash Plays  1 days back

                It’s a better trash can

                • FUCK YOU YT
                  FUCK YOU YT  1 days back

                  why is everyone hyping the xeon so much?! the threadripper 2990wx has more power 32core against the 28core you are building...

                  • EmissaryGW2
                    EmissaryGW2  11 hours back

                    Idk why people even care about that many cores tbh. Most ppl are gaming, not rendering.

                • elmotuz
                  elmotuz  1 days back

                  So wearing those koss headphones wrong way at 19:00 doesn't trigger anyone else???

                  • ExpertCobra1911
                    ExpertCobra1911  1 days back

                    Linus are you ok? You sound a bit depressed and I wanna make sure everything is fine..

                    • Andrew Ables
                      Andrew Ables  2 days back

                      "What the Jazz" lol

                      • jrm23ify
                        jrm23ify  2 days back

                        Motherboard supports CPU that has 48 plus pci ex lanes, one pci 16x slot lol. Useless as fuck.

                        • Blaziken Face
                          Blaziken Face  2 days back

                          what're all the parts he used for that pc?

                          • Heriberto Gomez
                            Heriberto Gomez  2 days back

                            I liked the cases review

                            • xyz360400
                              xyz360400  2 days back

                              That's no console killer, it's a space station!

                              • Alex Silva
                                Alex Silva  2 days back

                                Yo send me that system so I can test if it is indeed quiet. Thanks!

                                • Mikkel Petersen
                                  Mikkel Petersen  4 days back

                                  As a developer, who often runs multiple VM's and/or docker containers at a time, and multiple.instances of Visual Studio and Resharper, this would actually make sense. Especially considering that I could bring it with me for on-site client work.

                                  • David Logan
                                    David Logan  4 days back

                                    Who else wont be using honey?

                                    • Beau Sharp
                                      Beau Sharp  4 days back

                                      @ 10:19....yea it reminds me of a chess piece you fucking weirdo. literally shut the video off and dont even know how it ended.

                                      • TheMadHack3r
                                        TheMadHack3r  4 days back

                                        Didn't know raspberry pi made a pi+

                                        • Nolan Vannoy
                                          Nolan Vannoy  4 days back

                                          can I have it my computer is breaking

                                          • Pete Nielsen
                                            Pete Nielsen  4 days back

                                            Which is worse? Someone realizing when the heat wave is about to end that he's been unable to use his newer computer and using an old APU based system because he reversed the power and reset wires to his full tower case or Linus dropping parts and expecting them to work?

                                            • CJWarlock
                                              CJWarlock  4 days back

                                              The box full of sandals and flip flops @18:43 (right lower corner of the screen). A reserve? :D

                                              • CJWarlock
                                                CJWarlock  4 days back

                                                Nice to see such an unusual and effective PC being build. Thanks for the video. :)

                                                PS. The cardboard box full of sandals and flip flops @18:43 @ the right lower corner of the screen. :) A reserve? :D

                                                • AstralStorm
                                                  AstralStorm  5 days back

                                                  Forgot to immersion cool it and put in 1U shelf. :) Or maybe make it Linus-proof, I mean really rugged for a backpack PC.

                                                  • Slothy
                                                    Slothy  5 days back

                                                    Anyone else envious of all the GPUs these guys have?

                                                    • pleappleappleap
                                                      pleappleappleap  5 days back

                                                      That case is kinda big...

                                                      • alex prado
                                                        alex prado  5 days back

                                                        What case is that one??? Can someone knows?

                                                        • thecaffineman
                                                          thecaffineman  5 days back

                                                          Da fuck is wrong with Linus' voice? Sounds like a toad!

                                                          • jaylenYT
                                                            jaylenYT  5 days back

                                                            Linus: nearly drops 2080 Ti
                                                            my processor: kms rn, I cant even run roblox.

                                                            • Bruno Albin
                                                              Bruno Albin  5 days back

                                                              "Not the fastest around, but they were all round sitting in the warehouse." OMG I wish I could have at least 1 of those 16GB on my laptop :c

                                                              • Serdar Aytemiz
                                                                Serdar Aytemiz  5 days back

                                                                I thought thats why the company is called AssRock....

                                                                • robert4you
                                                                  robert4you  5 days back

                                                                  5:20 No advertisement for Arctic Cooling MX4... those fingers are tight around the syringe.

                                                                  • Bleezey
                                                                    Bleezey  5 days back

                                                                    GPU running hot AF on Doom at 130 fps..... I wonder how much better it could of been without anno running in the back round lol

                                                                    • Bleezey
                                                                      Bleezey  5 days back

                                                                      wish I had a stash of GPU's like Linus <3

                                                                      • Roberto Tomás
                                                                        Roberto Tomás  6 days back

                                                                        Serious question, can you rotate the mobo in that case? The cpu fans are 90 off axis, you could probably get better cooling still.

                                                                        • Roberto Tomás
                                                                          Roberto Tomás  6 days back

                                                                          bonus of this video is not only we get to see this crazy mobo by aS rock, supporting server grade parts in an Itx, but we get to see Linus not only destroy an Intel 28core xeon, but also a 2080ti. this was like $11200 extra!

                                                                          • Adam Guinther
                                                                            Adam Guinther  6 days back

                                                                            Hey if you got all those 2080ti cards sitting around you can send one my way!

                                                                            • Cameron Garcia
                                                                              Cameron Garcia  6 days back

                                                                              According to the June 2019 Catalog, the EPC621D41-2m is only a "SERVER" MOBO, which does not have the basic bells and whistles found on a regular "Mini ATX" MOBO, so that's the reason why some of your comments were correct, its only a Server, Its only a Server....

                                                                              • AArdy AArdvark
                                                                                AArdy AArdvark  6 days back

                                                                                Linus I'm. Pretty sure now after a light bulb moment that HONEY Is A SCAM! How do I come to this conclusion. Because for me it has never applied a working discount code to a purchase." I think the websites are on to honey and change them faster than honey can keep up" now back to the scam the reason they want you to install honey. The way honey I think make their money is because it orverides the web link directing the user to a honey affiliated link so they make money on every purchase. Maybe even overididing you own Linus tech tips amazon affiliate links. I have no proof of this but if I'm right maybe this is the biggest potentially legal scam ever devised. I'm sure the team at Linus media group can look into this further, than I possibly could. I look forward to your thoughts on this matter. Keep up the good work Linus.

                                                                                • YamiPoyo
                                                                                  YamiPoyo  6 days back

                                                                                  Could you give that to my wife so she can play wow with me?

                                                                                  • Cpt_Wolf
                                                                                    Cpt_Wolf  6 days back

                                                                                    Having only mATX pc's ever since 2008. It's a fun to thinker, with airflow on a smallest possible given space :).

                                                                                    • Thefreakyfreek
                                                                                      Thefreakyfreek  6 days back

                                                                                      This is kind of a mature highbrow channel an at that very moment ltt undies pops up really

                                                                                      • Rob James
                                                                                        Rob James  6 days back

                                                                                        Thumbs down for honey, its always beat by a quick google search for better coupons.
                                                                                        Thumbs up for a mini 28core because, why not? lol

                                                                                        • JAY LEE
                                                                                          JAY LEE  7 days back

                                                                                          Whats with the earrings, is that how gay guys tell each other they are peter puffers?

                                                                                          • Terence Edwards
                                                                                            Terence Edwards  7 days back

                                                                                            bet the freekin thing glows in the dark how many midi channels could it cope with?

                                                                                            • Alessandro Bresci
                                                                                              Alessandro Bresci  7 days back

                                                                                              Linus there are workstation application that use all the cores: zbrush, mono, machine learning, data analysis, video editing, etc. On a server even more software: Oracle, DB2, apache, GCC, etc. Your tests? What about Linux compatibility? People that buy these K be if hardware (like me) care about this stuff probably even more than Doom. This review is spectacular but not useful. Be fare to your name and test Linux too at least.

                                                                                              • Ryzen Core
                                                                                                Ryzen Core  7 days back

                                                                                                whats the case/???? i wanna build an itx Ryzen PC with a CPU aio & a GPU aio (water cooled cpu/gpu system), but want a very small case but also cheap & looks good as well