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  • Optimus Prime
    Optimus Prime16 นาทีที่ผ่านมา

    Can overkill run crysis remastered though?

  • Paul Gloor
    Paul Gloor20 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Even though this is a couple years old now I feel better about my current rig. I built it as an upgrade from my I5 about a year ago and it outclasses the "Gentleman" on pretty much everything and just behind the "Glow-Up" mostly... Rizen 5 3600, 1tb nvme m.2 (PCIEx4) for everything that runs, 1tb HDD for storage, 32gb ram (2x16gb), rtx 1650 super (4gb) all attached to a b550 tomahawk. Cost me about $1500 Canadian. Still can't crank everything in some games but I'm willing to sacrifice on shadows. At this point though I think it would be classed at about the "Midrange"... probably.

  • Hysteria’s1162
    Hysteria’s116221 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Was watching this at 480p lol

  • P4TRICCS
    P4TRICCS2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Not gonna lie Linus team doesn't plan to sell some gpus? 🤣

  • Shadowsun2000
    Shadowsun20003 วันที่ผ่านมา

    He should do give aways of these PC's he builds

  • Kidinadinosuit
    Kidinadinosuit3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    ⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️ FLASH/EPILEPSY WARNING!!!!! ⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️

  • V N I T I N
    V N I T I N4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    4:14 he’s come a long way

  • HX3_EnFr Hdel
    HX3_EnFr Hdel4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Me watching 1 year old videos

  • Lucas Cannon
    Lucas Cannon4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    were the prices in Canadian dollars or USD

  • Michael Superbacker
    Michael Superbacker4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    18:15 YES I DO NEED 32 GB OF RAM!!!

  • Michael Superbacker
    Michael Superbacker4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Don’t ask in 2021!

  • xM4ds _
    xM4ds _5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I like the fact the glow-up pc is basically my pc, but when i bought it, it was way cheaper.

  • SlasherFTK
    SlasherFTK5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    How did the mid ranger cost 1k? I built a similar system/setup with a 2060 and a r5 3600 and was able to get a 1440p monitor, keyboard and mouse for like $1,100.

  • SlasherFTK

    SlasherFTK

    3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    @Michael Superbacker srry bud I built my set up almost a year ago when this vid came out. That’s why i asked the question. Know way you building my system for $850 like I did last year

  • Michael Superbacker

    Michael Superbacker

    4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Show me where to buy this.

  • Jaylooker
    Jaylooker5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Got it

  • Sam Steel
    Sam Steel7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    so my recent build came in at $4844.68 Canadian it's £2825.47 in Scotland where i live and i'm VERY happy with it it's an absolute monster when it comes to gaming, The reason i spent more is basically because it's one of my only passions.. I don't have kids, me and my fiance split bills, I work 48 hours a week so adds up to a fairly okish wage and honestly it makes me feel good spending money on something i absolutely love doing. The only upgrades i will need over the coming years is maybe a cpu and mobo in 2-3 years depending on what releases and how mine performs by then and the actual gpu i want when the stock issues are resolved. I can say it does feel great playing on a higher end pc BUT i spent years on low-mid range pc's and had a lot of fun even if it meant turning settings down all the time it didn't ruin the gaming experience one bit.

  • AceLukas0912
    AceLukas09128 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I love that i just bought a 1000$ gaming pc and i got the amd radeon hd 7700 and 500 gb hdd

  • Do Di
    Do Di8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Well the 6000 one is accurate, but you ONLY get one 3090 with in there 💩

  • Lexiagy
    Lexiagy 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    El cheapo is now el prico

  • curameng09
    curameng099 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I don't know how it feels to play with high FPS, I got 200 dollars set up. About almost 10 years old now.

  • Trollface
    Trollface10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Austin: lol first time?

  • Egyptian Sphinxs
    Egyptian Sphinxs11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    me and my intel Pentium B960 and 4 gigs of 666 MHz ram cried while watching this

  • Design Creators
    Design Creators13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I have the athlete it costed me $507

  • Melissa McCarthy
    Melissa McCarthy14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    AT the start he was flexing

  • Alexander Ray
    Alexander Ray16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    > RTX 2070 > $500

  • Henry M
    Henry M17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    in 2021 you can't get a decent GPU in a pc without spending over 1000, anything lower and you are stuck with integrated graphics 😭

  • Kanan .N
    Kanan .N17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I see alot of kids in my age wasting there money on the best GPUs and overpriced GPUs they have a 3000 dollar setup and most the time there's a huge bottle neck and there not using the part properly lmao. And half the time there getting scammed

  • Victor Farrow
    Victor Farrow17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    what games besides basic benchmarking games does linus play? no hate

  • Bogdan Nuca
    Bogdan Nuca18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    BROOOO my 120$ pc that im using rn gets 90 fps in rocketleague same video settings. specs: amd athlox 740x quad core nvidia gts 450 120 gb ssd 8gb of ram

  • BlackScreenシ
    BlackScreenシ18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Does anyone needs free rig disposal method? CALL ME TODAY, AND YOUR RIG WILL NEVER SAY HI TO YOU AGAIN

  • BlackScreenシ
    BlackScreenシ18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Man, you should have swapped the monitors for "Prism+" ones they are way cheaper and yet still performs exceptionally well

  • Dakotah Adams
    Dakotah Adams18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I'll stay cheap.

  • Kasper Szymczak
    Kasper Szymczak18 วันที่ผ่านมา

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  • MyName AG
    MyName AG19 วันที่ผ่านมา

    9:22 11:57

  • Kieran Stewart
    Kieran Stewart19 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Why States money Linus where is your Canadian pride

  • Darian Weber
    Darian Weber19 วันที่ผ่านมา

    can you do a video on game consoles emulators like what i mean is what type of pc i need to run my favorite emulators like the PS2 and PS3, GameCube, 3DS emulator Wiis and NDS emulator because i need the info so i can make a pc that is able to run them

  • CreeCube
    CreeCube20 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The title is literally "me vs the other guy"

  • Pokemon Productions
    Pokemon Productions21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    when your budget is this high and you can't activate Windows

  • vh9network
    vh9network21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    2021 says $2000 for pre-built . $3000 for custom build.

  • Rahul tiwari
    Rahul tiwari22 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Nisr

  • fn gaming PC Yt
    fn gaming PC Yt22 วันที่ผ่านมา

    ps S

  • Kade Brockhausen
    Kade Brockhausen23 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Me: spends $1,016 on a VR ready PC with the best non-RTX card on the market LTT: and here we have a mere meager mid-range PC

  • Tredenix
    Tredenix25 วันที่ผ่านมา

    19:14 Not sure if the sound is the music or Linus's hands, it's so well-synced lol

  • Abd Elawahed
    Abd Elawahed25 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The overkill: nobody needs it but everybody wants it

  • Faith in Christ
    Faith in Christ25 วันที่ผ่านมา

    But if we confess our sins to God, he will keep his promise and do what is right: he will forgive us our sins and purify us from all our wrongdoing 1 John 1:9 GNT

  • Synthetick
    Synthetick25 วันที่ผ่านมา

    A really good experience without busting the bank is the 1-2k range for sure.

  • 17PercentBiggaMario
    17PercentBiggaMario27 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I've got a 2080 Super and 5800x but I still use an el cheapo equivalent monitor, with peripherals that have buttons that barely work

  • ThatOne ZeldaFan
    ThatOne ZeldaFan27 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Legends say there was a reason for making this video

  • PolishFatBoy
    PolishFatBoy28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    2021 lol

  • Jack Flim
    Jack Flim29 วันที่ผ่านมา

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  • Young Skinnny
    Young Skinnny29 วันที่ผ่านมา

    That first acer monitor I used to play competitive cod and it worked great

  • Colonel Corn
    Colonel Cornหลายเดือนก่อน

    I like a $3,500 computer with a $850 monitor. It's that nice holy shit this is amazing balanced build. Don't need kidneys if you just put your consciousness into the god tier rig and live inside it.

  • Mabruk Gheryani
    Mabruk Gheryaniหลายเดือนก่อน

    can anyone give me the link for the monitor in the athlete

  • Tammy Theriot
    Tammy Theriotหลายเดือนก่อน

    The political twist syntactically push because profit relatedly travel absent a hot huge coke. equal, royal berry

  • Hippu Gamer
    Hippu Gamerหลายเดือนก่อน

    I am on the cheap side and my little brother is on the exoensive he is 9 and he has a gaming set thats 4000€

  • Ta Ta

    Ta Ta

    หลายเดือนก่อน

    With 9? What he do with it, Fortnite?

  • Actiontime70
    Actiontime70หลายเดือนก่อน

    1,500$ to 2,000$ for high end 1,000 to 600$ for mid range and 500$ to 300$ for kind of low range with 60fps on 1440p or something Oh also 6,000$ for16k 1000fps

  • MiniMemes
    MiniMemesหลายเดือนก่อน

    Playing Rocket League with Keyboard Mouse godammit

  • Filip Rehburg
    Filip Rehburgหลายเดือนก่อน

    How did that monitor fit in el cheapos budget?!?!? On amazon it costs 300€+ atm

  • Phoenix Harbick
    Phoenix Harbickหลายเดือนก่อน

    I spent 200 on a core i3 9100f and gtx 1050ti in 2019

  • Army of Ninjas
    Army of Ninjasหลายเดือนก่อน

    Playing on a ryzen 5 3500, 1650S, 2x8GB 3200mhz, 1tb m.2 nvme. Cheap but for 1080p 60hz, it's all I need. I run everything on ultra.

  • aundreareh7625
    aundreareh7625หลายเดือนก่อน

    The untidy form longitudinally dance because locket grossly scare throughout a abnormal space. enchanted, grandiose sea

  • Rifnix
    Rifnixหลายเดือนก่อน

    11:37 i have a gentlemen's pc now and its quite the bang for buck, no joke

  • Mooshrem de Lafayette
    Mooshrem de Lafayetteหลายเดือนก่อน

    I think the “athlete” is the most reasonable of them all

  • Budget Tech
    Budget Techหลายเดือนก่อน

    I love cheap builds. Just finished a 40£ build that can game. :D

  • Piter
    Piterหลายเดือนก่อน

    I basically have the athlete but with the Ryzen 2200g swapped out with a Ryzen 2600

  • ImDudePRO
    ImDudePROหลายเดือนก่อน

    would never get... budget gamers and budget parts.. as us gamers want to play at semi to really good settings... Dont think id ever heard of someone wanting to buy a 400$ computer to budget play.. that's a waste of money

  • Alfred Abapo
    Alfred Abapoหลายเดือนก่อน

    why do you look like luka doncic sideways

  • Ezekiel sanchez
    Ezekiel sanchezหลายเดือนก่อน

    I love this videos and it is very helpful but it just brakes my heart to see when one persons talking he gets no response.

  • Sargentcandy96
    Sargentcandy96หลายเดือนก่อน

    I wonder if the athlete can run vr

  • Guts
    Gutsหลายเดือนก่อน

    What do they do with all of these PC's after the videos? Do they sell the computer or store it or just give it away?

  • he me
    he meหลายเดือนก่อน

    where the hell do you guys get the gpus

  • Jacob Golden
    Jacob Goldenหลายเดือนก่อน

    I'd like to see an El Cheapo in 2021

  • Jannick #
    Jannick #หลายเดือนก่อน

    image going on amazon to see the athlon 200GE for 120 $ in what world we would live ? oh wait its real .....

  • TeamKeruak77 Channel
    TeamKeruak77 Channelหลายเดือนก่อน

    i want sim racing rig build how much is the cheaper 1?

  • Khaos
    Khaosหลายเดือนก่อน

    When linus steals Austin's ideas

  • Shamin Mazumder
    Shamin Mazumderหลายเดือนก่อน

    New Overkill: AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 G.SKILL TridentZ 64GB DDR4 3600MHz EVGA SuoerNova 1000W

  • Bold_Ram70
    Bold_Ram70หลายเดือนก่อน

    Could someone please dub over their hand descriptions, 2m30 to 4min would be good. Cheers :)

  • 3npitsu
    3npitsuหลายเดือนก่อน

    Rx 580 last year: at $175.86 in 2021: 400$ take it or leave it

  • l like explosions l like explosions in real life

    l like explosions l like explosions in real life

    หลายเดือนก่อน

    2022: Arm, leg, and your first born child

  • ImReallySour
    ImReallySourหลายเดือนก่อน

    i’m poor i have 1660 ti

  • l like explosions l like explosions in real life

    l like explosions l like explosions in real life

    หลายเดือนก่อน

    Can't Really say that when they are $600

  • Christopher Herman
    Christopher Hermanหลายเดือนก่อน

    It kind of depends on what you expect from a game and what type of game you are playing. The 2015 $300 Haswell build I did, which over time was upgraded to an i5-4690K and a XFX RX 580 GTS, it can do 1080p on all the highest settings, but I bought a 4K monitor this year. Can it do 4K? On max settings? At a "playable" frame rate? For a current AAA game? I will have to try, but I'm pretty sure it can do it all except the frame rate - and I don't particularly care about that as long as it's consistently at least a cinematic 24 fps.

  • tiny gentlemen
    tiny gentlemenหลายเดือนก่อน

    the gentlemen

  • Christopher Herman
    Christopher Hermanหลายเดือนก่อน

    "I only spent $300 on my system." -"But...can it play Crysis?" "The old gen or the remaster?"

  • Jeni Maynard
    Jeni Maynardหลายเดือนก่อน

    K. K

  • Edward.L.H
    Edward.L.Hหลายเดือนก่อน

    I spent £1000 on a pc and I can't get more than 30 frames on siege because of the gpu shortage

  • Victor Eli
    Victor Eliหลายเดือนก่อน

    after this message from our sponsor! fn+L lololol

  • THE JJ GANG
    THE JJ GANGหลายเดือนก่อน

    My pc cost about $200 and is much better than the athlete and closer to the mid ranger

  • Lord Refrigerator Intercooler
    Lord Refrigerator Intercoolerหลายเดือนก่อน

    Well than i have the Gentleman with a faster CPU and 32gb of ram.

  • Soppaa
    Soppaaหลายเดือนก่อน

    When your pc costs a half of the el cheapo

  • black ninja
    black ninjaหลายเดือนก่อน

    your al cheep is 27 dollars more expensive than mine totally because tech prices are almost double in india than what you get

  • Caleb Carroll
    Caleb Carrollหลายเดือนก่อน

    Mine is Somewhere between the Mid-Ranger and the Gentleman. Once I Switch Cases it will be the Gentleman.

  • Flick Jakinz
    Flick Jakinzหลายเดือนก่อน

    @0:30 thats how linus was kidnapped

  • Unknown Boi
    Unknown Boiหลายเดือนก่อน

    I'm el cheapo now :(

  • Pixel_Parker
    Pixel_Parkerหลายเดือนก่อน

    The viewers watching well knowing that they cant afford the lowest tier: *Why are we here? just to suffer?*

  • Don’t read my profile picture
    Don’t read my profile pictureหลายเดือนก่อน

    Inspired by broke vs pro

  • Righteous Spaghet
    Righteous Spaghetหลายเดือนก่อน

    $500 for a 2070 super *cries in $800 2060* it sits next to me all day reminding i waited too long to build my PC

  • preston ghoura
    preston ghouraหลายเดือนก่อน

    when the headphones on your desk is worth more than your whole rig (el cheapo)

  • Draconicfire
    Draconicfireหลายเดือนก่อน

    'The Gentleman' could be cheaper and actually perform better with different parts. I built one for around $1250 USD that would out perform that one.

  • Ezeki Gultom
    Ezeki Gultomหลายเดือนก่อน

    Hey uh this is unrelated but i was going to build a pc, how is a ryzen 5 3600x and 1660S going to do?

  • DannyDanko
    DannyDankoหลายเดือนก่อน

    I got a pretty specced out pc(9700k & 2080ti) right now and have for a while, but i feel like i had more fun gaming when i was less of a hardware wh0re, more focused on the game and less on the fps and pc specs.🤷‍♂️

  • Steve's Job
    Steve's Jobหลายเดือนก่อน

    We can game on el cheapo too... believe me guys ...just go for 6gb ram ...or if u can't just leave at 4gb ...u can still run Valorant ,Minecraft ,Hitman Absolution, Prototype and endlessly many more games .....they r amazing games like csgo .....El cheapo Family like my comment👍👍👍👍

  • Dhruv Sharma
    Dhruv Sharmaหลายเดือนก่อน

    You never play assassins creed

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