Is a $600 CPU 10x MORE POWERFUL than a $60 one?

  • Published: 12 September 2017
  • Intel's Core i7 7820X is nearly TEN TIMES more expensive than the Pentium G4560... But does it offer ten times the PERFORMANCE?

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    • Garrison Knapp
      Garrison Knapp  1 weeks back

      Cause dare Linus click-baiting us with core I9!

      • Rhelrahne Vi Satanis
        Rhelrahne Vi Satanis  1 weeks back

        i'd say its based off generation example a I3-9350 compared to a I3-4160 isn't a contest the 4160 will get stomped on just as a ryzen 3700x will stomp on a 1700x due to advancements in technology causing the 3700x to have the advantage of 29 months of Research and Development in AMD's labs

        • Vincent Azmi
          Vincent Azmi  1 weeks back

          Here from WAN show last week anyone?

          • Matt Swanson
            Matt Swanson  3 weeks back

            Bad video

            • ROD NET
              ROD NET  3 weeks back

              Im using my potato pc Intel Pentium 4 3.6Ghz Ati Xpress 200 1.2GB SDRAM DDR2 80 SATA Storage Windows XP Im Playing
              GTA VC/SA/IV
              MAFIA 2

              • Алексей Гриднев

                It would be interesting to see a comparison of all modern Intel processors to see which CPU has the maximum performance per dollar.

                • PJ Almighty
                  PJ Almighty  3 weeks back

                  I tried the take a shot challenge with this video...Damn you Linus for ruining my liver...

                  • Tech J
                    Tech J  4 weeks back

                    been using g4560 for almost 2yrs now. still strong for e sports games like csgo pubg dota 2 n league of legends

                    • Tech J
                      Tech J  4 weeks back

                      @Otz Cornesta asus 1050 expedition

                    • Otz Cornesta
                      Otz Cornesta  4 weeks back

                      with what gpu?

                  • Moritz Rothacher
                    Moritz Rothacher  4 weeks back

                    Thats basically the reason why AMDs chiplet design is the future.

                    • ali zomorodi
                      ali zomorodi  1 months back

                      "Is a $600 CPU 10X powerful than a $60 one ?"


                      a core i9 7820 is a *core i7 7820

                      • Mighty Siraz
                        Mighty Siraz  1 months back

                        Lol man😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

                        • Derek Galbraith
                          Derek Galbraith  1 months back

                          If you get the name of the product you are talking about wrong more than half a dozen times, I think you should take that as your cue to go ahead and re-shoot. Seriously. What a mess. Lol.

                          • gavin endsley
                            gavin endsley  1 months back

                            imagine having to pay $60 for a cpu
                            this post made by $30 dual xeon E5462 gang

                            • Shaun playz-gamez
                              Shaun playz-gamez  1 months back

                              Stop saying core i9 it’s a 17

                              • Aastrix
                                Aastrix  1 months back

                                What does the 97th percentile mean?

                                • Bens Life
                                  Bens Life  1 months back

                                  I can’t even afford the pentium

                                  • OurSafeCoffee
                                    OurSafeCoffee  2 months back

                                    1:55 Linus hit puberty lol

                                    • FalloutNewNarwhal.Loopy.Tom

                                      9.375 times

                                      • DommunistTech
                                        DommunistTech  3 months back

                                        should've had Dennis double check the math there

                                        • Clay Lazo Arriagada
                                          Clay Lazo Arriagada  3 months back

                                          1 to 10, like the ratio of this video... so many mistakes. love it

                                          • the learners room
                                            the learners room  3 months back

                                            What was the name of the cpu again

                                            • lol
                                              lol  3 months back

                                              Core i97

                                              • AlienBalls' Overwatch Highlights

                                                Not a great premise for a video.
                                                In what universe is the case, PSU, monitor, kb, mouse, headphones/speakers yada yada going to be free and you only have to spend money on a CPU?

                                                When you factor in the cost of all the other crap you need to run each CPU it's probably good value for the extra % of money spent system vs system.

                                                Its kind of like comparing 2 car models' value by considering only the cost of the engines in them. An engine on the tarmac is about as useful as a CPU on your desk.

                                                • Spencer Miller
                                                  Spencer Miller  4 months back

                                                  *Core™️ i7

                                                  • Evan Brooks
                                                    Evan Brooks  5 months back

                                                    Instead of a pop up title, i wish someone else would have recorded themselves saying i7 and then just trow that over top.

                                                    • Zhenhu Jiang
                                                      Zhenhu Jiang  5 months back

                                                      No Pentium is gonna have 11 megabytes of L3 cache

                                                      • blakedmc1989RaveHD
                                                        blakedmc1989RaveHD  5 months back

                                                        .... BUT CAN IT RUN CRYSIS?

                                                        • BlackheartRegia
                                                          BlackheartRegia  5 months back

                                                          I was really hoping he would special request a 10 socket motherboard be made.

                                                          • Zurrieq1989
                                                            Zurrieq1989  5 months back

                                                            Synergy is cool :)

                                                            • Moneyjac10
                                                              Moneyjac10  5 months back

                                                              well someone got fired

                                                              • ajddavid452
                                                                ajddavid452  5 months back

                                                                0:38 64 times 9.375 is 600

                                                                • Faital Strike
                                                                  Faital Strike  5 months back

                                                                  What are the odds of playing fortnite on i3 processor.

                                                                  Simple I play on one

                                                                  • VR Dewgs
                                                                    VR Dewgs  5 months back

                                                                    Video gives me hope; I can make mistakes and still upload.

                                                                    • Potato Gamer
                                                                      Potato Gamer  6 months back

                                                                      Ohh my $60 processor is now $100 WTF IS DAT??!!! BTW love dat core i9

                                                                      • Azukalaa
                                                                        Azukalaa  5 months back

                                                                        intel 14nm cpu shortages

                                                                    • RANDOM RC
                                                                      RANDOM RC  6 months back

                                                                      NOOO... it doesn't work that way. WAKE UP PEOPLE!!!!

                                                                      • iDioticduDe
                                                                        iDioticduDe  6 months back

                                                                        Hello linus...will you ever acknowledge that I exist? Lol

                                                                        • Rafaela Argus
                                                                          Rafaela Argus  6 months back

                                                                          core i9?

                                                                          • R34L157
                                                                            R34L157  6 months back

                                                                            Amd athlon 170u master race reporting in :) all bow to my single core!

                                                                            • c0reFTW
                                                                              c0reFTW  6 months back

                                                                              Linus transformed in vsauce :D

                                                                              • c0reFTW
                                                                                c0reFTW  6 months back

                                                                                Linus transformed in vsauce :D

                                                                                • sterlker
                                                                                  sterlker  7 months back

                                                                                  worst thumbnail by linus kappa

                                                                                  • Th3AvgGamer12
                                                                                    Th3AvgGamer12  7 months back

                                                                                    "the pentium comes" Linus 2017

                                                                                    • The Kommissar
                                                                                      The Kommissar  7 months back

                                                                                      nice to see nope.avi there

                                                                                      • David Franks
                                                                                        David Franks  7 months back

                                                                                        You know what would be cool? A strip of wires, with a few little boxes that allow you to put a cpu into them, the end of the strip would plug into where the cpu goes into your motherboard. Mod the case a lot, and you could use a cpu liquid cooler, that had multiple covers to put into the cpus. In theory if that could work that’d be cool AF, you could brag about how you got either 5 pentiums inside your pc, or that you got 5 I9 cpus!😂

                                                                                        • Josh480pTV
                                                                                          Josh480pTV  8 months back

                                                                                          Your paying for frame time basically

                                                                                          • Serge
                                                                                            Serge  8 months back

                                                                                            i got my 4560 for $105 ;-;

                                                                                            • Tobirama Senju
                                                                                              Tobirama Senju  8 months back

                                                                                              The Pentium g4560 is 9.375 times cheaper than the Intel Core i9 7820X