How bad is this $5000 PC from 10 years ago?

  • Published: 05 August 2019
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    10 years ago, spending $5,000 on a PC brought you a pretty incredible experience.... but how has the last 10 years treated this EXTREME setup?

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Comments • 7 124

  • Lukas eM
    Lukas eM  5 hours back

    you did have my attention anyways, when you startyed talking about nvidia talking about pic lanes u OWNED it ! much respect

    • Mike Bircher
      Mike Bircher  6 hours back

      "SKULLTRAIL!" had me laughing so hard. 1:03

      • Thestonerolos Ink
        Thestonerolos Ink  6 hours back

        watercool that shit

        • Tyrone Ross
          Tyrone Ross  9 hours back

          1) Install Windows 7
          2) Overclock those processors
          3) Get more RAM

          *4)* *MAX OUT CRYSIS*

          • Dirt Boj
            Dirt Boj  13 hours back

            I still used daily my 10 yo xeon x3440 until 1 month ago, and it is a beast still.

            • Tracey Mccormack
              Tracey Mccormack  13 hours back

              Can u send me that graw 2 or a CD key lol

              • S Cramer
                S Cramer  15 hours back

                Why so much damn ugly hardware hanging from all your body parts? We'll assume you'll have more shit we can't see. WHAT are you saying about yourself? Nothing good I bet....pleasure all your boyfriends (I understand you got a Canadian woman to pose as a ' family '...but you're screaming LGBT. We want you mate..

                • nullbeans
                  nullbeans  17 hours back

                  When you buy hot new tech for a gizzillion dollars, you are not necessarily paying for better performance but rather for the research costs that went into developing that technology. In return you get "early" access to cutting edge tech. And the cycle repeats...

                  • Gabriel
                    Gabriel  18 hours back

                    Funny one " end the task "😂

                    • Mickyle Rahmet
                      Mickyle Rahmet  1 days back

                      Long story short this can do the same as my i3 2100

                      • Michael Filla
                        Michael Filla  1 days back

                        RTX Titan in a HP DL785 G6 would be awesome, thats an eight socket AMD K10 server, 48 threads in 2010, but they cant use multiple gpus.

                        • ANURAG YADAV
                          ANURAG YADAV  2 days back

                          lol my pc is also 10 years old....i use e8400 btw

                          • _ BYuM
                            _ BYuM  2 days back

                            Hmm.. actually there are 4 dual core cpus in the system.

                            Poor non native quad core...

                            • ListigerWolf84
                              ListigerWolf84  2 days back

                              I wonder when they're going to make smartphone docks, I say dock because you can easily put it in and pull out, so you can use it as a PC, like the dock will have your keyboard and mouse hooked up to it, and to whatever your are using for a screen, and because you can now get a external graphics card, it would also be part of the dock, so you can game like a PC. I mean we have these small portable computers why not, some already run Windows.

                              • Gavin Larson
                                Gavin Larson  2 days back

                                I have a $3000 MacBook from 2006

                                • Morenob
                                  Morenob  2 days back

                                  Why not use graphic cards from 2008 this video is a bid useless

                                  • Richard NZ
                                    Richard NZ  2 days back

                                    gpedit.msc turn off everything services.msc turn off bits

                                    • joseph elfalo
                                      joseph elfalo  2 days back

                                      10:44 real men, hahaha

                                      • TTQ Growtopia
                                        TTQ Growtopia  2 days back

                                        "How bad is this $5000 PC from 10 years ago?"
                                        Me: using a 500$ PC from 10 years ago

                                      • tuerkwurscht
                                        tuerkwurscht  2 days back

                                        16:30 taskkill.exe /F /IM anno.exe ?

                                        • Jean Manguy
                                          Jean Manguy  2 days back

                                          the non aligned CPUs are so annoying

                                          • David Lloyd-Jones
                                            David Lloyd-Jones  2 days back

                                            I am amazed how much money linus has made from Computers and how little he has learned, A good sales man but sucks as a techie.

                                            • Frederik Christensen
                                              Frederik Christensen  2 days back


                                              • lifeafterdeath999
                                                lifeafterdeath999  3 days back

                                                2008 is he 20 years old🤣🤣😂😂

                                                • Gabriel Cornea
                                                  Gabriel Cornea  3 days back

                                                  Why in the world would you choose shitty windows 10 instead of good ol' windows xp or at least 7?

                                                  • Katia0mas
                                                    Katia0mas  3 days back

                                                    Win10 is not a S.O., it's a trojan.

                                                    • Katia0mas
                                                      Katia0mas  3 days back

                                                      Core2 Quad Xeon was released 13 years ago

                                                      • Katia0mas
                                                        Katia0mas  3 days back

                                                        Intel i7 was released 11 years ago and Nehalem Xeon 2P was released 10.5 years ago.

                                                        • HikariMagic
                                                          HikariMagic  3 days back

                                                          The background music was distracting. <_<

                                                          • Jf Mc
                                                            Jf Mc  3 days back

                                                            It was Sooo Cringey watching you act like that equipment is Soooo old and outdated, Lame just Lame.

                                                            P.S. The 80s called and they want their little hoop earrings back.

                                                            • Maple Woods
                                                              Maple Woods  3 days back

                                                              still runs better than my msi laptop

                                                              • Whitegold Moneybags
                                                                Whitegold Moneybags  3 days back


                                                                • phantumgrey
                                                                  phantumgrey  3 days back

                                                                  But will it run Crysis?

                                                                  • Gareth Perch
                                                                    Gareth Perch  3 days back

                                                                    How much does the equivalent PC (with much lower power consumption) cost today? $5000USD in 2008 would be nearly $6000 today, according to the inflation calculator. A friend bought a 386 for £2000 BITD.

                                                                    • The Big
                                                                      The Big  3 days back

                                                                      NANI !?

                                                                      • Kevin Mendoza
                                                                        Kevin Mendoza  3 days back

                                                                        This was Funny yo watch :) very enjoyable

                                                                        • Baskoro Janssens
                                                                          Baskoro Janssens  3 days back

                                                                          but can it run crisis?......

                                                                          • Fuck Off
                                                                            Fuck Off  4 days back

                                                                            *Inner* geek?

                                                                            • Marcelo López
                                                                              Marcelo López  4 days back

                                                                              Go ahead men, i wanna see that T-Rex running as a Pro!

                                                                              • Brad in Memphis
                                                                                Brad in Memphis  4 days back

                                                                                OH GEEZ, did 5:18 make anyone else cringe? That said, wonderful presentation.

                                                                                • Björn Óðinn Sigurðsson

                                                                                  I was waiting for this to turn into a scene from Chernobyl 🤣🤣🤣

                                                                                  • Kamugin Khan
                                                                                    Kamugin Khan  4 days back

                                                                                    Well, I've assembled my current PC more than seven years ago, it's specs are AMD Phenon II X4 960T, motherboard Gigabyte GA-880GMA-USB3.0, 16GB RAM DDR3, ATI Radeon HD5870 1GB GDDR5 and am running Windows 7 on an 240GB Kingston SSD (a more recent small upgrade). Hardly a mid tier PC when it was assembled and it stil holds full screen smooth 4K playback perfectly well at 1920x1080. I am upgrading now since my video card recently started to freeze quite often. Again I can afford only a mit tier configuration, at the best, and I hope it will hold the passing of time as much as this one.

                                                                                    • Marcelo Festa
                                                                                      Marcelo Festa  4 days back

                                                                                      16:30 EXACTLY

                                                                                      • Nunya Beeswax
                                                                                        Nunya Beeswax  4 days back

                                                                                        (retching sounds) Please please PLEASE!! No more subliminal flashes of Linus in his underwear! =( 10:43

                                                                                        • Mark DeVries
                                                                                          Mark DeVries  4 days back

                                                                                          That kid with the hat is why nerds were beat up in school.

                                                                                          • xolox
                                                                                            xolox  4 days back

                                                                                            10 years a go ? there was i7 first gen....

                                                                                            • Vit. C.
                                                                                              Vit. C.  5 days back

                                                                                              Regular windows user inteligency level... sry... i feel pain when i watch on this.

                                                                                              • Vit. C.
                                                                                                Vit. C.  5 days back

                                                                                                Do you know what grounding means? I feel pain when you grab electronics so boorish. [facepalm]