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  • Published: 11 April 2019
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    Gamers on a budget can usually save money by finding good deals on Amazon - but what if you built the CHEAPEST PC you could find?

    PARTS LIST (we're not recommending this...):
    CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
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    Cooler: Rosewill 80mm Low Profile
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    Motherboard: Acer Veriton M275 G41 mATX
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    RAM: Samsung 2GB DDR3 1333MHz (DID NOT WORK)
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    Graphics Card: AMD Radeon 5450 (mislabeled)
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    Storage: WD 160GB Caviar Blue
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    Power Supply: Insignia 520W
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    Case: Rosewill SCM-01
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Comments • 5 331

  • General Obi Wan Kenobi
    General Obi Wan Kenobi  17 hours back

    Funny, my Alienware 17 laptop took all upgrade components not bought through Dell. Fuck buying upgrade parts from Dell or HP, or any other. They cost WAY more than it has to. for 16GB more RAM, ordering it when I originally customized my laptop would have added another $300! So I got it with 16GB RAM (the cheapest option) then later upgraded it to the highest speed 32GB DIMMS for only $160 TOTAL. Such a thing would have cost me $600 all together instead of their "bargain" of $300 for 16GB. AND the upgrade speeds are greater. I've also never had any issues swapping old HP laptop RAM with my first Alienware 17 laptop's RAM. Of course I had upgraded the 17's RAM and used its old RAm without issue in my older HP that also used DDR4.

    • Eekiig Leiss
      Eekiig Leiss  21 hours back

      *Beeeeeeeeeeeeep
      Linus: I mean thats not a great indicator...
      Riley: ...but its on *fascinated




      ...At that moment I fell under the table with laughter...

      • Dr. Lumen
        Dr. Lumen  1 days back

        This guy is so fken funny man, even tho hes not tecky like linus he is like hilarious in every fken video ive seen him in

        • Daniel Teunissen
          Daniel Teunissen  1 days back

          Next do cheapest ryzen possible
          With a upgrade path

          • Jack Shaw
            Jack Shaw  3 days back

            That’s the exact same motherboard used in all the computers at my school

            • Alex Caldwell
              Alex Caldwell  1 days back

              Yes, because you got a good look at the motherboard while using ms word

          • Slayer
            Slayer  3 days back

            11:46 they sound like smurfs 😂😂

            • Just A D00d On YT
              Just A D00d On YT  3 days back

              Thank youuu 😩

              • TheGamingPerson TGP
                TheGamingPerson TGP  3 days back

                Still faster than school computers

                • Евгений Козлов

                  thanks for that info about manufacturer forcing customers to buy specific memory modules. never heard on that before and was always be surprised by "is that particular memory compatible with my m/b?" questions out the Internet.

                  • Liberty Action
                    Liberty Action  4 days back

                    LINUS TO RILEY: "You're Fired!" either that or Riley has like a really cozy spot...Like he's married to Linus' sister or something? Just a guess

                    • Clips 4Roblox
                      Clips 4Roblox  4 days back

                      Pretty much this pc is my pc except I have no graphics card (Integrated graphics from CPU)

                      Edit:Also my pc has 60 gigs of hard drive

                      • Mick Wolf
                        Mick Wolf  4 days back

                        What was the background music playing in the video? it was very catchy.

                        • SUB 2 PDP QTπ
                          SUB 2 PDP QTπ  4 days back

                          i need a very cheap gaming Laptop or desktop £300 and under

                          • M Nadke
                            M Nadke  4 days back

                            They would be better making spaghetti and meatballs.

                            • notthere83
                              notthere83  4 days back

                              LOL love how Riley doesn't know what RAM he ordered and has to look at the script...

                              • AverageAsianJoe
                                AverageAsianJoe  5 days back

                                I really enjoyed this episode. Very humorous. It reminded me when I was 10 or 11 building my PCs.

                                • Jeffry Girard
                                  Jeffry Girard  6 days back

                                  Next cheapest PC on Newegg

                                  • Scrub Busta
                                    Scrub Busta  1 weeks back

                                    the intro seemed more quiet than normal

                                    • KraxeFN
                                      KraxeFN  1 weeks back

                                      linus will be on 10 mil by Christmas or 2020

                                      • Natsu Dragneel
                                        Natsu Dragneel  1 weeks back

                                        Damn I want a gaming pc

                                        • Alex Tatkin
                                          Alex Tatkin  1 weeks back

                                          Riley is at an 11, and id like him more at a 8

                                          • Joelynn Carter
                                            Joelynn Carter  1 weeks back

                                            Clearly, Anthony heard that horrible sound, immediately knew what was wrong, and swung into action. Not even a thank you from Linus. smh

                                            • Phillwhip
                                              Phillwhip  1 weeks back

                                              Segways to his video’s sponsor with “Speaking of mistakes.”
                                              My initial thought: You done goofed!

                                              • Kid3D
                                                Kid3D  1 weeks back

                                                Better cpu than my computer

                                                • Todd the gamer
                                                  Todd the gamer  1 weeks back

                                                  Want a computer go to wish good luck getting the thing to work:)

                                                  • Mr Pi
                                                    Mr Pi  1 weeks back

                                                    Linus: i don't have a budget so all these parts are crap

                                                    • Dino Dare
                                                      Dino Dare  1 weeks back

                                                      The gaming performance can honestly be taken as proof that you CAN play on PC cheaply like on console.
                                                      And debunk the myth that PC gaming always has to be expensive.

                                                      • Eric Parker
                                                        Eric Parker  1 weeks back

                                                        Can you build a cheap pc for streaming

                                                        • keith tanner
                                                          keith tanner  1 weeks back

                                                          Amusing chaos. 😆

                                                          • James Huayta
                                                            James Huayta  2 weeks back

                                                            Do an amazon prime version

                                                            • RIchard Davidson
                                                              RIchard Davidson  2 weeks back

                                                              Hilarious, You guys are off the wall comical. What a funny crew. I really enjoy watching your stuff.

                                                              • Alfred Gregg
                                                                Alfred Gregg  2 weeks back

                                                                Hol up.
                                                                How have you not seen locking IDE's or floppy connections? This was, as far as 13-year-old me remembers, a standard on more motherboards in the 90's through early 2000.

                                                                • Evercyn
                                                                  Evercyn  2 weeks back

                                                                  My pc runs slower than that on dota 2

                                                                  • Spiridușul Mic
                                                                    Spiridușul Mic  2 weeks back

                                                                    👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼

                                                                    • Adam Taj Hassam
                                                                      Adam Taj Hassam  2 weeks back

                                                                      i disagree w linus on this 1 folks. had he dedicated some serious thought and searching time from my experience i build a damn good pc w out breaking the bank and u did very badly in this 1 :) good day linus and company.

                                                                      • Zato Zatoichi
                                                                        Zato Zatoichi  2 weeks back

                                                                        Q3A. What a nice touch.

                                                                        • Something Blue
                                                                          Something Blue  2 weeks back

                                                                          This computer here is better than mine and i have a $500 laptop

                                                                          • mudhound0530
                                                                            mudhound0530  2 weeks back

                                                                            This Riley guy is hilarious.

                                                                            • Sgt. Rex Power Colt
                                                                              Sgt. Rex Power Colt  2 weeks back

                                                                              Linus is slightly passive aggressive with Riley, super distracting

                                                                              • Mylo Fryett
                                                                                Mylo Fryett  2 weeks back

                                                                                the video port is dms-59

                                                                                • Richard_LEH
                                                                                  Richard_LEH  2 weeks back

                                                                                  i want to upgrade my pc but im worried ill break it i really want a new core or graphics card but i have no idea whats good, my family brought me a custom ebay PC a few years ago and i want to upgrade but im worried i will break it and i dont know whats good to get to make it better.

                                                                                  • Emad E
                                                                                    Emad E  2 weeks back

                                                                                    sorry i didn't get it why the dell ram didn't fit to the system isn't it a ddr3

                                                                                    • Sameem Weam
                                                                                      Sameem Weam  2 weeks back

                                                                                      So it's 69 $

                                                                                      • john meeks
                                                                                        john meeks  2 weeks back

                                                                                        love you let him learn

                                                                                        • Kitsune-157
                                                                                          Kitsune-157  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Does Linus remind anyone else a little of Newt Scamander? I don't know why...

                                                                                          • SIAN ERN ZHI PEREZ
                                                                                            SIAN ERN ZHI PEREZ  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Pause before part 2, bought what shows in video.
                                                                                            One week later watching again to realise my mistake
                                                                                            Buy again what 2nd time of the list....
                                                                                            Wrong again XD

                                                                                            • Jared Connell
                                                                                              Jared Connell  2 weeks back

                                                                                              How did this guy get hired?

                                                                                              • ButterHole
                                                                                                ButterHole  2 weeks back

                                                                                                Welcome to another video of my PC is better than yours.