Your Gaming PC Has A Bottleneck!


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  • Noah Swenson
    Noah Swensonวันที่ผ่านมา

    So what I’m hearing is that my i7-6850k and gtx 1660 oc 6gb with 40gb of ram isn’t gonna be able to run warzone any different from a 9900k/ 3090?

  • Gibbs
    Gibbs3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Linus looks homeless here

  • nbstudios
    nbstudios4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    is i3-8100 with gtx 1660 ti bottlenecked at 1440p?

  • Europa
    Europa5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    there are too many tech savvy people here, what I do?

  • Sleeper Johns
    Sleeper Johns5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    y u no quake?

  • Catalin Vasile
    Catalin Vasile6 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Related to the number o cores: another thing to take into account is that most games are made for multiple platforms, including consoles. You cannot plan game logic the way you plan graphics. If you plan the PC for the best graphics, you could go port the game on a console which has way shittier hardware and just put shittier graphics. What would you do with the game logic? When you go from a lot of cores on a high end PC to to some measly cores on a console? The only way this would scale if you made the AI dumber, a thing which the users would notice. This is a part of the game experience that you can't just say "oh, for the console I'll just make it look shittier".

  • Rushboard Technologies
    Rushboard Technologies6 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Yeah... sad truth is most bottlenecks are either airflow, the OS, or software (as in driver/firmware) based, not actually the hardware. Personally I lean towards upgrading RAM and GPU, sticking with a reasonable 6/8-Core CPU.

  • Nils Custer
    Nils Custer7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Does the cpu or gpu take damage when they get bottlenecked?

  • Jefferson Tan
    Jefferson Tan8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I feel called out (fyi I have a Core 2 Quad paired with an RX 470)

  • N Blachowicz
    N Blachowicz8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    "A chain is only as strong as its weakest link."

  • Paul Seitz
    Paul Seitz8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Zoinks Scooby

  • Albert Colon
    Albert Colon8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    RAM Speed Stuck at 2133, should be 3200. Any idea of what could it be? Have a tomahawk b450 max motherboard.

  • Dr Dental Surgeon BDS
    Dr Dental Surgeon BDS9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Linus will soon be in movies.

  • Prod
    Prod9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Nice hair man.

  • BudzZz
    BudzZz10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I noticed this when I paired my 6700 xt with my ryzen 7 2700x

  • Neamhain-IS Aion
    Neamhain-IS Aion10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    “One thing you probably don’t need to upgrade is your power supply” My 3 year old Seasonic SS-860XP2 won’t run my 3090 lol! They accepted my RMA at least.

  • Real Treky
    Real Treky11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    That 06:13 moment will haunt me...

  • Real Treky

    Real Treky

    11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Can anyone make a loop and give me a link? ;)

  • Shroomer
    Shroomer11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    question is how to remove all bottlenecks?

  • Vasileios Karagiannis
    Vasileios Karagiannis11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    well even your monitor is a bottleneck nowadays if you spent to get 150 fps at the most AAA titles you need at least 165hz monitor to show 150 frames per seconds lol and cs go at i9-9900k is invalid at 451 you will never get more than what your monitor is capable to show although your ayes arent adapted to see more than some fps i mean there must be a cap in that thing i dont think we will go more at some point we will just improve graphics and make the best out of realism

  • Joni Alaniemi
    Joni Alaniemi11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Old cpu:s can handle suprisingly beefy gpu, nowaday's games benefit from beefier gpu more than cpu

  • Jesus Melendez
    Jesus Melendez11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    It's not easier just to monitor the bottleneck with a simple tool like task manager, and replace the component that has a more intensive workload? (higher graph, except wifi of course :D)... I mean not everyone has the tools (or understand it) to monitor fps and analyze all the videos on youtube just to realize that the component which has to replace is the same that appears on task manager with a higher graph. We need to take care first of our money, isn't it? What do you think Linus? a new video just to compare with Task Manager?

  • LlamaLord
    LlamaLord11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Minecraft needs a good cpu tho

  • sea bird
    sea bird11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Solution do like Linus , build a 5k -10k pc , no bottleneck..... you cheat bast....

  • Wigadama
    Wigadama12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Stay safe, handsome/beautiful :)

  • Howdymynameishow
    Howdymynameishow12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    i like your hair

  • Nugget YT6
    Nugget YT612 วันที่ผ่านมา

    "Your Gaming PC Has A Bottleneck" Yeah, my wallet

  • xlibshua
    xlibshua13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Im still rocking my 1050ti and I9 hey if it runs it runs

  • Famo Games
    Famo Games13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    who knows does i5 6600k , 1070 bottleneck at the moment?i think it is. so i wanted buy i7 6700k

  • Xpertgamingtech
    Xpertgamingtech13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    LMAO That intro is what 'Steven Hyde' from 'That 70s Show' would be like if he was a PC guy xD

  • GameUp


    13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    This man has culture

  • ItsNeebs


    3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    this comment reads like a tony zaret post

  • Flip Phone Adventures
    Flip Phone Adventures13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    would a 3060 go well with my ryzen 73700x?

  • AlphaCaine Productions
    AlphaCaine Productions13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I think the biggest issue is just how behind we are on CPU tech compared to GPU tech

  • Artifex 28
    Artifex 2813 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Instructions unclear. **** is now stuck in a bottleneck.

  • User Name
    User Name13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Yeah dawg we're mining monero while we're not gaming. CPU hashrate is everything.

  • Ayush Singh
    Ayush Singh13 วันที่ผ่านมา


  • Ayush Singh
    Ayush Singh13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    GPU above 90% Utilization And CPU below 50-60% Utilization You are Good

  • ThisGuyCJ
    ThisGuyCJ13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    my PC has a bottleneck this big *points at penis* haaha"

  • Dotjens
    Dotjens13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Me with intel i3 4160 and a gt 1030 on my pc; really?

  • 阿宅Sama
    阿宅Sama13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    If your pc doesn’t have a bottleneck, that means everything are a bottleneck

  • u zi fan 23 pitt
    u zi fan 23 pitt13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    you look like you just woke up from a dumpster

  • Caden Rasey
    Caden Rasey13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I was able to get a 3070 in December and a 5600x in January, how lucky am I?

  • GrandMasta Flex
    GrandMasta Flex14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Lmao the lO0k 4t THI5 GR4Ph had me dead

  • M B
    M B14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I bought the msi gaming X 6700 xt the other day and I have that paired with an i5 9600k oc to 5ghz buttttttt I feel like I might get smoother game play with an i9 9900k because of the threads. Should I make the jump? Or do I just like wasting money?

  • PhunkBustA
    PhunkBustA14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    YES i do, and its the GPU in this case 😝

  • PhunkBustA


    14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    CPUScore : 9.3 D3DScore : 9.9 DiskScore : 9.2 GraphicsScore : 9 MemoryScore : 9.3 TimeTaken : MostRecentAssessment WinSATAssessmentState : 1 WinSPRLevel : 9

  • Darkwater
    Darkwater14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    "Jiggahertz" lol

  • Kyler
    Kyler14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I wish this was common knowledge, people run around screaming "bottleneck! Bottleneck!" Without understanding the situational nuance when it comes to pairing a cpu and gpu.

  • mintycbo
    mintycbo14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    My pc bottleneck... Finding a worthy graphics card under $1,200.

  • Gisper
    Gisper14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Omg now im soo happy i bought I5-9600KF last summer🥰

  • Gisper
    Gisper14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Users of gtx 1050 ti when see somewhere their Gpu: * Pointing Rick Dalton meme *

  • kgkustomz97ser
    kgkustomz97ser14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    2 questions, how many people game with an i3? and how many people get the top tier gpu and actually take advantage of it by playing in higher resolution?(my bet is a majority still play in 1080p with high refresh rate)

  • Rob Anthony
    Rob Anthony14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    So the question is. If both components are shit, which should we upgrade first? Cpu? Or gpu?

  • ken milsom
    ken milsom15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    My gaming PC does not have a bottleneck ... My gaming PC is the Bottleneck. Here is my specs and it is all I can afford. Processor: Intel Core i7-3770 8 threads - 3.4 GHz Graphics Card: AMD Radeon RX 580 8 GB VRAM Memory: 16 GB RAM

  • Lynn McKenney
    Lynn McKenney15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    *looks at 2600k @4.7ghz* Bottle....neck? What's that?

  • HotaruHino
    HotaruHino15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I'm always a subscriber to "Are you satisfied with your performance? If no, then start caring about bottlenecks until you are." And then the answer is never "yes" because they're never satisfied.

  • HotaruHino


    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    On a side note, it's better to think that the CPU determines the baseline FPS you'll get. So if you really want that 120 FPS on everything, start by looking at the CPU first.

  • a a
    a a15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    linus r u ok u seem like ur on drugs in this one and not in a good way

  • ASdragon0
    ASdragon015 วันที่ผ่านมา

    how dumb it is to think cpu is even usable on higher than 2k ??? you can play on i3 on 4k and see no diff compared to i9 blyat Cpu is for hard cpu games like assasins creed and you linus should show it... better ex than cs go Cpu takes lead for high refresh gaming too... mostly in online games cs go,fortnite,rainbow... PS.linus in cs go if you go 8k like i did cpu do not takes lead too so no... if you go for high graphics cpu can be a xeon 10$ for a 500$ gpu still doing good

  • Rombout Versluijs
    Rombout Versluijs15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The stepup from 6c to 8c is quite disappointing when you compare it to 4c to 6c, why is that?

  • Rombout Versluijs
    Rombout Versluijs15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    All nice and dandy, what monitor does show above 300 FPS anyways?

  • Rombout Versluijs
    Rombout Versluijs15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Kinda weird that CSGO ran better on a lower card with I3 than a higher card, but than later using high CPU anf much higher card it explodes. These numbers dont make sense to me

  • Rombout Versluijs
    Rombout Versluijs15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    So that expensive CPU is really BS?

  • Rombout Versluijs
    Rombout Versluijs15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Whatsup with all the facial hair... he went from GI pc joe to full on hair all over the place haahha EPIC looks good man!

  • Demolition Carebear
    Demolition Carebear15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    My cousin pc was hitting a hard bottleneck with his ram not being clocked properly. Was set at 2133hz when it could have been at 3200. Saw a solid 40% increase in frames.

  • KvltKommando
    KvltKommando15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    is linus becoming a snowboarder

  • Dirtys CrapLab
    Dirtys CrapLab15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    love my 9900k it was a good choice... it handles my 3080 like a boss @ 3440x1440 even with risizable bar :-)

  • Joey S
    Joey S15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    i9 3070 gang

  • 3l H4ck3r C0mf0r7
    3l H4ck3r C0mf0r715 วันที่ผ่านมา

    While we're at it, compiling the Android Open Source Project really benefits from NVMe, huh? It went a lot faster after I upgraded from SSD, and it was borderline intolerable when attempting to run that task on spinning rust, and this is an i7-6700k with 16 gigs I'm talking about. Upgrading any other component would've done very little to improve the speed of that.

  • Pulverrostmannen
    Pulverrostmannen15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Still gaming on my AMD FX8350 and GF1080 with 32GB ram and customized timings own overclocks on the stuff and so on, still does pretty great. rule is if it has a bottleneck then overclock it

  • Testing 101
    Testing 10116 วันที่ผ่านมา


  • papageorge
    papageorge16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    "Your PC has a bottleneck" Me with a 2000Mbps read/write SSD, 1660Super, 2x8GB 3600MHz ram... and a Ryzen 3 1200: *no shit linus, i spent my CPU money on a switch*

  • RBcraft
    RBcraft16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    the fact that Linus looks homeless at the first 30 secs od the video

  • Tanner
    Tanner16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I think my 10900k and 3080 are slowing me down so I threw it down the stairs.

  • Jacques Taljaard
    Jacques Taljaard16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    my bottleneck is my 75hz 1080p monitor that i lock to 60hz anyways because i prefer 60 over 75 for some reason

  • Richard
    Richard16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Yeah but did you upgrade your RGB!? There’s your problem. Nobody buys a $800 graphics card and uses $50 RGB.

  • HWS_ Wolf
    HWS_ Wolf16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    So I just upgraded most of my PC from an FX 8370 and DDR3 ram to a Ryzen 7 3700X CPU DDR4 Ram but could not afford a new GPU sadly so Still have the RX470 8Gb GPU in it. I crash as soon as I load every game at normal clock speeds I narrowed it down to the GPU everything else checks out fine. I literally have to underclock the Max Frequency to -30% to play games. Any ideas how to fix it or is the GPU just total trash at this point?

  • Jesse Johnson
    Jesse Johnson16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Probably the best segue into the sponsor I've ever seen on one of Linus' videos. Came out of nowhere, totally blindsided. Love it.

  • Peter Smith
    Peter Smith16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    0:00 calm down tom cruise

  • Smooothie 101
    Smooothie 10116 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Umm..... i have a I7 6700K with a asus trio 1080 and i get 300 fps with high settings 1080p On csgo

  • Robert Skett
    Robert Skett17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    If they ever wanted to do a Doc Brown younger years, I think Linus would be in the running

  • omgomgomgd
    omgomgomgd17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Your Gaming PC Has A Bottleneck! It's called the operating system. Let's all work to fix it.

  • Smood47
    Smood4717 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Say it don't spray it Linus.

  • Squeeks
    Squeeks17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Nvidia Driver CPU overhead.

  • PaPa Satin
    PaPa Satin17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    10 seconds in: I know I have a bottleneck for the rest of time I buy one part at a time

  • Chris Cameron
    Chris Cameron17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I feel like I trust Linus less with a beard. Amazing vid though, and my-oh-my how this channel has grown!!

  • CMDR Asumoto
    CMDR Asumoto17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    And here I am gaming on a rysen 3900xt and a gtx 970... Saving for a gpu while prices going up faster then my salary permits :(

  • Klean Records
    Klean Records17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    man i fuck wit this guy hes the shit!!!!! love you man keep upgrading are minds with intelligence.

  • Powerfitz
    Powerfitz17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    i built my pc for christmas and due to the prices rn, i got a ryzen 9 3900x with a rx 580. would i bEnEfIT from a rx 6700 xt? i think so.

  • CF Moe
    CF Moe17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    U need a haircut linus

  • Rainer Wahnsinn
    Rainer Wahnsinn17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    0:20 Shia LaBeouf "Just Do It"

  • Romulus
    Romulus17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    "Your Gaming PC Has A Bottleneck!" Sure does, my bank account...

  • mkvitdi


    14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    @Zebedee Summers PEBKAC lul

  • Zebedee Summers

    Zebedee Summers

    16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I was thinking the person using my mouse/keyboard but bank account works too.

  • redlove108
    redlove10817 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I would love a video on figuring out your own bottlenecks. Whether it is CPU, GPU, RAM, Hard drive or even motherboard. How do you go about figuring which component is holding the rest back? o.O

  • Vasileios Karagiannis

    Vasileios Karagiannis

    11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    lol mobo bottlenecking ? i think you speak about those old mothers with dd2 that had northbridge and were capping the speed of the rams with cpu communcation lol

  • Lynn McKenney

    Lynn McKenney

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Run a performance test with a hardware monitor on, see what hits 100%?

  • Speedster 81
    Speedster 8118 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Linus in the intro really looks like Shaggy from Scooby-Doo 🤣

  • DSPplug
    DSPplug18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Sometimes your acting is on the verge of strange Linus :)

  • PhillipZX3
    PhillipZX318 วันที่ผ่านมา

    My bottleneck is the lack of a reasonably priced video card as an upgrade from my "obsolete" $ 270.00 Sapphire RX590. :-)

  • poseidon3032
    poseidon303218 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Is it ever an exact science other than 'it depends'?

  • splifsend
    splifsend18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I want PC that will run Cities skylines.. I have AMD5950x and a Radeon 6900xt with 128gb of ram @3800mzh - I get an average of 10-15fps

  • Syrku
    Syrku18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    yeah i know this in 1st pc is fx8350 a bootleneck for rx480 in 2nd is r5 5600 for rx6800

  • Robert Cooper
    Robert Cooper18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Lo0ve the gaming PC but please build us a Budget PC to use CAD on flawlessly. Would love to see this.

  • Abdallah Al Mahmud
    Abdallah Al Mahmud18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    In my whole life of watching LTT every question’s answer ended it ‘It DePeNds’ XD

  • eioshen boboi
    eioshen boboi18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    JIGERHURTZ - Linus 2021

  • Fantasy_PvP
    Fantasy_PvP18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Bruh my pc is from 2009 so it has like 5 bottlenecks

  • Foxicus Foxity Gaming
    Foxicus Foxity Gaming18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    does the cpu pillow include the banana?

  • eioshen boboi

    eioshen boboi

    18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    i played asphalt 8 high graphics mod on my intel pentium dual core 2 ghz processor & intel sandy bridge graphics processor