The Best Gaming Console (is a PC)

  • Published: 17 October 2019
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Comments • 7 382

  • ShadowFox
    ShadowFox  1 hours back

    Why not just put this on the website so we can buy these hardware

    • Daniel J. Caballero
      Daniel J. Caballero  2 hours back

      So... who won the GiveAway?

      • Lukas_97
        Lukas_97  4 hours back

        I would sell this pc straight away

        • TheFirebolt22
          TheFirebolt22  10 hours back

          Damn, did he left out the disk drive?

          • Arnold K
            Arnold K  19 hours back

            Yea still the cost of a console is a lot less then a comparably spec'd computer

            • Infernoing
              Infernoing  20 hours back

              Mmmm our precious CD Projekt Red :D

              • Yaroslav Grigoriev
                Yaroslav Grigoriev  21 hours back

                I'll take it

                • scott mcghee
                  scott mcghee  22 hours back

                  just had all our homes tech stolen in a son is devastated and Im trying to think of the cheapest way to build some reliable machines, Linus and the crew really helping with these vids! if anyone knows of any online places to check please please reply as my sons health issues meant he 'socialised' a lot through gaming and cash is very very tight, any advice (other than "get insured in the future) will really help.. thanks L.T.T and to the Y.T Crew!

                  • Salman Azam
                    Salman Azam  1 days back

                    The 1.1k dislikes came from console gamers, and none of them saw the video. They prolly just looked at the title, freaked out & gave it a dislike.

                    • NvrUseYur RealName
                      NvrUseYur RealName  2 days back

                      Dang, I haven't seen one of yur vids glitch out that badly in a while! O_O

                      • hello good sir
                        hello good sir  2 days back

                        Aww, my boy mentioned Hollow knight, my life is complete

                        • Mohamed Emara
                          Mohamed Emara  2 days back

                          Wait why do people hate DS4 ?

                          • Sunrise Cobb
                            Sunrise Cobb  2 days back

                            No...a PC is a PC not a console. Console is cheap and easy (like your mother), and some folks like that. A PC is a windows mess and a consumer of time not playing games.

                            • Bishal Lamichhane
                              Bishal Lamichhane  3 days back

                              i want it

                              • Rick Sanchez C137
                                Rick Sanchez C137  3 days back

                                hi linus

                                • scott doleac
                                  scott doleac  3 days back

                                  I want this so bad. I need this in my life

                                  • SpeedyMicherGD
                                    SpeedyMicherGD  4 days back

                                    Btw Undertale is on gog....

                                    • George Williams
                                      George Williams  4 days back

                                      How to ein

                                    • notthere83
                                      notthere83  4 days back

                                      LOL "Oh wow the whole Witcher series!" - clearly, Linus knows all there is to know about PC gaming... ;)

                                      • notthere83
                                        notthere83  4 days back

                                        WTF?! Crusader was an awesome series!!! Linus, you... I haven't met anyone whose taste offended me that much that I can't even think of the appropriate word.
                                        But to be fair - the controls do suck. Even back then - a time when they were more tolerable - they already were pretty overwhelming.
                                        Which is why one of my many project ideas would be an homage to this with modern controls. But... since I neither have the time, nor 1 million $ to burn, it's not gonna happen.

                                        • Austin Joseph
                                          Austin Joseph  4 days back

                                          Linux, how many of your viewers are between 26-32?
                                          Just curious

                                          • Michael Drivas
                                            Michael Drivas  4 days back

                                            I love your channel but some advice- stop with the old jokes.. :-)

                                            • Ken G
                                              Ken G  4 days back

                                              I'm happy Linus likes CrossCode so much

                                              • Stuntzii1
                                                Stuntzii1  4 days back

                                                good enough looking to be int he living room? i'm like fuck that there's my pc

                                                • amm0gamm0
                                                  amm0gamm0  4 days back

                                                  A bit TOO overkill on the storage, seen as B450 *does not* support PCIE Gen4...

                                                  • emilward85
                                                    emilward85  4 days back

                                                    "it's not a distributed denial of service, just a denial of service" 😆

                                                    • Robert Rosenberger
                                                      Robert Rosenberger  5 days back

                                                      To the timeout corner, linus.

                                                      • José Obdulio Garrido Enamorado

                                                        Ok Boomer

                                                        • Joe Woody
                                                          Joe Woody  5 days back

                                                          So wrong, in so many ways. Linus, been watching for a long time. And I can confidently say that you now live in a bubble above the rest of us. This video in no way has anything to do with the average consumer. If you would like an explanation for my rationell I will provide you with one

                                                          • Fernando Castañeda miranda

                                                            You earned me with your opinions with air cooling and now GOG... thanks for that!

                                                            • Abdullah Hassan
                                                              Abdullah Hassan  6 days back

                                                              You should sell these consoles on your website

                                                              • Justin Wolfe
                                                                Justin Wolfe  6 days back

                                                                How does it perform on games like the new Modern warfare?

                                                                • Johnny Despert
                                                                  Johnny Despert  4 days back

                                                                  Justin Wolfe it can run any games it has one of the best graphics cards and CPU’s

                                                              • uRRu Games
                                                                uRRu Games  6 days back

                                                                Actually Arcanum its an awesome RPG!!#

                                                                • Dr Afzal
                                                                  Dr Afzal  6 days back


                                                                  • The Lord Himself {-}7
                                                                    The Lord Himself {-}7  6 days back

                                                                    Had to instantly like for the title

                                                                    • Shiry Plays
                                                                      Shiry Plays  6 days back

                                                                      so uhmm how much did you spent on that console(pc) exept for the games

                                                                      • Krish Chheda
                                                                        Krish Chheda  6 days back

                                                                        They had is the first half not gonna lie

                                                                        • mAestro2999
                                                                          mAestro2999  7 days back

                                                                          Guys, what case is that?

                                                                          • sammy otoo
                                                                            sammy otoo  7 days back

                                                                            Hello linus tech, l am a playstation console gamer and l had followed you for years now, l really appreciate what you do. And l will like you to do a video on the THERMAL PASTE GREASE COMPOUND differences,best and overclocking thermal paste grease compound so far to go with the playstaytion 4 and playstation 3
                                                                            Please l want you to do a test, of what THERMAL PASTE COMPOUND is best to go with, at least 10 or more types of thermal paste in my opinion examples like ACRTIC MX4, ARCTIC SILVER 5, GD9000 THERMAL PASTE,
                                                                            PC COOLERS GT XTREAME GREASE PROFESSIONAL, GC EXTREAME, NOCTUA NT­­-H1, KINGPIN KPx, CORSAIR TM30, COOLER MASTER MASTERGEL, IC DIAMOND 7 CARAT, HY880, ZP360 FROM EBAY, ZP340 FROM EBAY, THERMAL GRIZZLY CRYONAUT etc or any of the best thermal paste you can get you hands on
                                                                            With the test, l will like you to get a jailbroken PS3 with webman installed also with firmware from 4.82 to 4.85 examples like CEXFERROX 4.84 Cobra,REBUG_4.84 AND WITH PS3 WEBMAN INSTALLED . Then you can play any Adventure game of your choice by starting the game please INSTALLED THE WEBMAN AND GO TO SETUP AND ENABLE THE DYNAMIC FAN CONTROL AND SET THE FAN SPEED MAUALLY AND LET THE FAN RUNS LITTLE FASTER THEN AT THE HOME SCREEN PRESS AND HOLD START AND SELECT AT THE SAME TIME AND WAIT UNTIL THE CONSOLE DEEPS THEN YOU CAN START THE GAME AND MONITOR THE THERMAL PASTE HOW GOOD IT CONDUCT HEAT
                                                                            AFTER THE TEST WE CAN PICK WHICH ONE IS GOOD FOR THE PS3 AND PS4

                                                                            • Martin Horowitz
                                                                              Martin Horowitz  7 days back

                                                                              Does it have adventure and Zork?

                                                                              • Christopher McClure
                                                                                Christopher McClure  7 days back

                                                                                if i won that, it would be my first pc haha. in the uk so will need a whole lot of luck haha

                                                                                • Sorio
                                                                                  Sorio  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Soo you have a powerful gaming PC but you play old bad games...

                                                                                  • Luis Prieb
                                                                                    Luis Prieb  1 weeks back

                                                                                    I wish Linus could've tested some actual resource demanding modern console level games to see how a budget console-sized pc would perform

                                                                                    • Shoba Dixit
                                                                                      Shoba Dixit  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Hello can you give this to me plz l am a fan of you

                                                                                      • Oskar Lindgren
                                                                                        Oskar Lindgren  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Well Microsoft and Sony loose money when selling their consoles and get their proffit from selling games and periphirals. So the tech inside is good for the money.

                                                                                        • Erick Horning
                                                                                          Erick Horning  6 days back

                                                                                          Somewhat true in some cases but this only lasts for about the first year of the console's production. After that production costs go down within a profitable range for the manufacturer.

                                                                                      • autumn rain
                                                                                        autumn rain  1 weeks back

                                                                                        WHO WON???

                                                                                        • fenix144
                                                                                          fenix144  1 weeks back

                                                                                          I went with X cause they gave the outer worlds lol

                                                                                          • Auto1lija* MKWii
                                                                                            Auto1lija* MKWii  1 weeks back

                                                                                            Jazz Jackrabbit 2 is still my favorite PC game no joke