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

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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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  • Carl Winter
    Carl Winter5 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    came here to see what a pc was like 10 years ago and ended up installing a home elevator

  • Emily Lowe
    Emily Lowe7 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    try it on Windows Vista

  • Szikra.

    10:45 Excuse me?

  • Flashtube

    wait a minute! My Z600 cost 5k 10 years ago!

  • Zaphod

    My cousin used to have a dual board. Talked about building a 'super computer' all summer. I was looking forward to gaming on this 'super computer'. Never ended up building the damn thing.

  • Michael Rosa

    Michael Rosa



  • Plot
    Plot2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    What happens when overclock?

  • Gedas Pintveris
    Gedas Pintveris2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    could you fit a rizen chip in there and if not is it possible to customize the board or the chip itself to fit in it?

  • ralph santos
    ralph santos2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The board is more than 10 years ago and I still won't be able to afford a first gen computer. Lol

  • Aresiel
    Aresiel3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Tried SuperF4?

  • Hahahahahah
    Hahahahahah3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    My pc in 2011 was 3k now it is 300 dollars haha

  • Ritwik Kumar
    Ritwik Kumar3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    10:44 😂

  • Eric Lerma
    Eric Lerma3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    *Bathwater not included* Belle Delphine: *Stonks*

  • Optimus Prime
    Optimus Prime3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    2021 be like: But can it run Fortnite on ultra 🤔

  • Tony Mbale
    Tony Mbale4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I want more likes on this comment than the video

  • Hiddenus
    Hiddenus4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    But... Can it run Crysis?

  • Guilherme Leite
    Guilherme Leite4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    He putting a 3090 in his pc has the same vibes of players who put Red dot sight on a stg 44 on cod WW2

    NASTY ANON4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Bet this was mind-blowing performance for the time. We didn't have 4K back then. What was high end 10 years ago? 1280x768?

  • TheDutch231
    TheDutch2314 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Sell some water bottles already!

  • kakakourada
    kakakourada4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Ddr2? I have an older pc and has ddr3

  • Josiah Lenowitz
    Josiah Lenowitz4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    2500 dollars of GPU horsepower. me in 2021: oh you mean a 3080?

  • Camilo “IWSUI Oblivion” prado gonzález
    Camilo “IWSUI Oblivion” prado gonzález5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Is he the real 10th doctor?

  • pixl Plays
    pixl Plays5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I have a 500€ pc from 10 years ago help

  • pixl Plays

    pixl Plays

    4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    @Henrry I get 40fps in mc

  • Henrry


    4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Im using a 60$ pc from 2009 and it has a 2 gb graphic card but processor only has 2 cores I get around 100 fps in minecraft but its around 10 when Im loading chunks

  • Parteek Saini
    Parteek Saini5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    wait what if you still got one of those in perfect condition

  • Rev 9
    Rev 95 วันที่ผ่านมา

    But can it run crysis?

  • FoxCraftPlayz
    FoxCraftPlayz5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    11:49 When you look under your bed to make sure there aren't any monsters.

  • MathewMantas
    MathewMantas5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    16:25 I actually close the task manager if I get that and I go to task view and add a new desktop. Then the task manager shows up normally and you can actually use it to end the task without closing everything that you had besides the game. Hope it helps someone if you struggled with this :D

  • Eggzotik
    Eggzotik5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Play a game with rtx and watch it explode

  • Kalevipoeg
    Kalevipoeg6 วันที่ผ่านมา

    "so long ago" "so old"....well yeah by the standards of technological development over short spans of time, I guess 2008 was "a long, long time ago" but as a guy in my 30's....aside from from a computational perspective wherein every year you're outdating last year's models, from a general perspective 2008 doesn't really feel that long ago. That's the year Peter Jackson's King Kong came out. iPhone already existed - early models yet but it was a thing. It's just kind of striking how even in a few short years, like say, 2018 to now where we are in 2021, there's been so much change in computational power. Go back 5 years and things are suddenly really old feeling and go back to 2012 and it's really starting to get striking - I just opened a backup Seagate harddrive I was sent as a gift around 2011 or 2012 - less than 10 years ago - and even THAT was blowing my mind because it is HUGE compared to a 500 gb external drive today - about 4 times the size - and not only that, you can't just hook up a usb to your computer and go - I had to hook it up via USB2.0 and THEN I had to plug the thing into the WALL. Which is why I don't bother trying to have the newest, most powerful gaming PC. Buy a $3,000 or $5,000 PC today, within 5 years it's heavily outdated, and within 8-10 it's ancient. I just get a laptop that's modern enough and fast enough and use it until it dies.

  • James
    James7 วันที่ผ่านมา


  • SSerpenite
    SSerpenite7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    That motherboard is as old as me

  • TheJaisah
    TheJaisah7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I've experienced that kind of game crash where the crashed software takes over your screen. Pro tip: Open task manager (Ctrl+Shift+Escape), go to task view (Win+Tab), open a new desktop at the top of the task view screen and then drag the task manager to the second desktop. From there you will be able to force close the application. The issue seems to be that some software, when it crashes, takes over the screen and appears in front of any other software you are trying to use such as task manager. Doing the steps above is way faster than signing out and you don't lose all of your other open software. I hope this helps someone!

  • Aisy Izayoi
    Aisy Izayoi8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I would love playing GTA V with ultra setting on those

  • Daniel Martin
    Daniel Martin8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    This was not good performance for $5000 even 10 years ago, my hp Z800 would definitely outperform this.

  • xLucidxrayZx
    xLucidxrayZx8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Fun fact my pc only has one core and it’s an i5 9300h

  • Smokey Yunick
    Smokey Yunick8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Get a 3070 and put in it

  • rytram prophet
    rytram prophet8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    lets get real here. the difference between 2008 hardware and 2021 hardware is not nearly as extreme as the difference between 1998 - 2008 hardware. all of that 2008 hardware is still perfectly usable in todays computing era. sure the DDR2 ram is a bit of a limit but in 2008 you could also have DDR3 and i still use DDR3 today. as far as the CPU architecture and raw power. it really isn't a significant leap.

  • Ayman Tahiri
    Ayman Tahiri9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    People in 2030 talking about our latest Threadripper:

  • EncoderTime
    EncoderTime9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Linus... Lemme give you a cool idea... See i am currently using a Samsung N150 Plus netbook that ran windows 7 in intel atom N455, 2GB DDR2 RAM, 250 GB slow hdd... I ran windows 10... Im surprised about the performance... I WANT YOU TO TRY IT

    BREAD9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Linus: Casually almost starts fire

  • Syed Mahdi
    Syed Mahdi10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Me who has a laptop which can't even run chrome: 👁️👄👁️

  • Niko Kourouklis
    Niko Kourouklis10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Wonder what’s the price on this motherboard now. Looks like a nice budget thing. I could actually get down to using this, since I don’t require USB 3.0 and I’m still dependent on older formats. I’ll probably add a PCI Express USB 3.0 card, but I should be fine for now.

  • Exquilarites s
    Exquilarites s10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    i already did this irl from a 5 thousand dollar pc from 2005 IMao

  • Irvin Ibarra
    Irvin Ibarra10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The Maxisine build

  • OMNIDROID2995 Computer - HiFi - Fun
    OMNIDROID2995 Computer - HiFi - Fun10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    smooth 4K videoplayback... maybe the nvidia card and the video encoder from the drivers... maybe....

  • Mark S
    Mark S11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Watching this eyeing my baby in the corner is 10 years old this month, and shes still got it! Still games at 100fps :)

    TRIOMONKEY11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    This dinosaur is still awesome...tho yeah you're limited on games so it needs to be replaced but it still keeps up for the common persons needs...just like my build over 15 years and runs tarkov smoothly...1st gen 985 extreme 6 core intel...1080 gtx... evga x58 motherboard vengeance ram....maxed ram ..everything maxed...runs better than this one...load times on tarkov are slow yes ..but game runs smoothly... I now have a new comp and the only difference is .slightly higher graphics quality but the load times are 3 times faster....know what you need and build you computer..YOU LITERALLY CAN HAVE A COMPUTER THAT WILL LAST 15 YEARS!!!... and it still will be used new build ...who knows how long with better tech now...

  • Diamongamer I
    Diamongamer I11 วันที่ผ่านมา


  • J. Ramsey
    J. Ramsey11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I built the PC I'm on right now in 2012, very little has changed other than SSDs can now be hard mounted to the mobo. Its not surprising this board looks so normal.

  • HaloDaycare Daily BO4 Vids
    HaloDaycare Daily BO4 Vids11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Hey again, Linus. I love you broo!!!!!

  • FreePalestineFreeMyanmarFreeXinjiangFreeKashmir
    FreePalestineFreeMyanmarFreeXinjiangFreeKashmir12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    And then one day the the 3090ti and i9 core and 32gb ram etc. will be like this.

  • FreePalestineFreeMyanmarFreeXinjiangFreeKashmir
    FreePalestineFreeMyanmarFreeXinjiangFreeKashmir12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Boycott usa and israel. From the river to the sea Palestine will be free. If Palestine isn't free, we aren't free. #FreePalestine . #SavePalestine . Long live Palestine. Palestine for life. ☝✌❤🇵🇸.

  • ETNL
    ETNL13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    What about my 200$ laptop from 10 years ago

    EPIC GAMER13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    me using $400 laptop from 2008

  • Streamer Yasi
    Streamer Yasi13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    What if Linus asked Intel to make their big chip processors a motherboard like this, and running a god damn 256GB of ram?

  • Jamie Holmes
    Jamie Holmes13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Can't wait to see this in 9 years with just a 3090 on the table.

  • Jay Say
    Jay Say13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    i still have my first pc from 25 years ago.... before real GPUs were around

  • Video Nomad
    Video Nomad13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Was here,.

    FF BAD WORST14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    50 years later Linus grandson- this motherboard 50 years ago used DDRA4 and 19 core not 184727372836388263272763 core like now a days

  • Slamscape
    Slamscape14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    OMG... The thing gave a free copy of Ghost Recon 2! I was a small community game for sure. But I was votes top sniper of the world on it. >=] Damn.... the memories.

  • saatvik Singh
    saatvik Singh14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    holy shit hes still using the note 9. @12:05 , cant complain im also on the same train!

  • Aditya Bhattacharya

    Aditya Bhattacharya

    12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I just wanted to let you know it's 2021 and he still uses it

  • Péter Király
    Péter Király14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    This guy is doing an experiment meanwhile im still using my 10 years old notebook as my only windows pc. Hehe

  • Otto Rüdiger
    Otto Rüdiger14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Ey, my pc runs with 2 cpus. I have a s5500bc, with 2 Xeon x5680.

  • Jonathan Harth
    Jonathan Harth15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Me watching this on my 9 year old Laptop Interesting

  • NOOBYgum
    NOOBYgum15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    This was the true xbox 360 and ps3 killer back in the day

    ARMITAGE17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    i still use x58. asus pt6 delux v2 with my core i7 990x 32 gigs of ddr3 and my aorus 1080 ti with 14 2t hard drives. still games on all max like a beast (1080p)

  • Sultan Mehmood Ghaznavi
    Sultan Mehmood Ghaznavi17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    and forgot to mention, people bought it to play "Crysis in HD" and we had to try many PSUs as they were crashing.

  • Sultan Mehmood Ghaznavi
    Sultan Mehmood Ghaznavi17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    0:12 I have the honour to build these PC's 10 years ago when I was working in a gaming computers company back in London. they were dream PC's back then.

  • RockLive Gamer
    RockLive Gamer18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    So my garbage pc is a "OLD UNIQUE HISTORY OF COMPUTER"

  • ImJohnny
    ImJohnny18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    When this pc is better then mine

  • agastya Shenoy
    agastya Shenoy18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    My pc that i bought in 2020 with a 2018 pocessor struggles to run 720p youtube F**k on that

  • agastya Shenoy
    agastya Shenoy18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    My Pc is slower than that

  • Bruce C.
    Bruce C.19 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Ghost recon 2 advanced warfare! I remember that! Such an amazing game.

  • Cosminvisanviorell
    Cosminvisanviorell19 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Yep, it's 100 times better than my laptop

  • Aryan Chakraborty
    Aryan Chakraborty19 วันที่ผ่านมา

    my current system is a core 2 quad q8400 with 4 gigs of ram and a hd 5570 and it can also run 4k youtube without issues. im on windows 7 tho

  • Free2Play
    Free2Play19 วันที่ผ่านมา

    This is probably what Denis would buy with his Intel $5000 Money...

  • Breadman
    Breadman19 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Proof that a GPU can only pick up so much of your CPUs slack.

  • dabba
    dabba20 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Blah blah blah. Still using my laptop with a 6th gen quad core i7, 16 GB DDR3 1600MHz, and a Samsung SSD drive (not NVMe). Runs like a champ and faster than other computers with better specs that I've tried.

  • adeep187
    adeep18720 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Is that worse than a bloodbath?

  • Vater Sohn
    Vater Sohn20 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I have a 10 yo computer still running, it has a single i7 intel processor (watercooled) which was the best to get for 10 years. I bought a new one last year and gave the computer to our daughter who’s using it to draw manga comics. it has a 1060 on it and I played cod 4 for years on it. there wasn’t really a reason to change systems. I think many 10 yo computers today are good enough to be used today. oh yeah i used photoshop constantly with this “old machine” my new i7 10700 is faster but hardly noticeable

  • PhoenixDweller
    PhoenixDweller20 วันที่ผ่านมา

    but can it run windows 10?

  • Shaurya Bhartari
    Shaurya Bhartari21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Everyone : I use 2009/2010/2011 pc Me who is using 2004 PC That cannot handle worldcraft on 5 fps :

  • Talvisota


    20 วันที่ผ่านมา

    i doubt its really from 2004. a pc from 2004 couldnt even play youtube videos properly

  • cattysplat
    cattysplat21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I had an 8 year old PC in 2016, but playing Overwatch at 20fps in competitive was pure depression. When new games come out that demand higher hyper threading or new DirectX you get bottlenecked hard by your old hardware. Everything else works just fine though.

  • PvP Monke
    PvP Monke21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    try cyberpunk at ultra

  • Finn De Haan
    Finn De Haan21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    16:18 that always happends to me

  • Horton gamsey
    Horton gamsey21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    me running 1k pc from 2009 with 4gb of ram, and integrated graphics.......

  • Alvaro Vix
    Alvaro Vix21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    You know what they say,.. if photoshop don't work quick enough, just don't even try premiere XD

  • MelvMentum
    MelvMentum22 วันที่ผ่านมา

    2021? is it even relative watching now?

  • Putra Adp
    Putra Adp22 วันที่ผ่านมา

    My suggestion. Don't be much talking..just explain that performance is good or bad.. enough.!!!

  • Averill Dalton
    Averill Dalton23 วันที่ผ่านมา

    1:52 finaly i got a serial....for my copy 🤪.

  • TheGrim 1
    TheGrim 123 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Awesome 🤟🏼

  • Andi Bigmag
    Andi Bigmag23 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I don't know what you did, but my 15yo Core2Quad with 8GB DDR2 RAM (very slow) performs much faster Photoshop then your system.

  • LuigiPlaysWeegee
    LuigiPlaysWeegee25 วันที่ผ่านมา

    this old pc is better than my 2yr old laptop :(

  • Twobob Club
    Twobob Club25 วันที่ผ่านมา

    16:38 @linus see he LITERALLY wrote task manager ;)

  • Nbkdelta1 Gaming Channel
    Nbkdelta1 Gaming Channel26 วันที่ผ่านมา

    i just tested what my cpu will run at which is a ryzen 5 2600 at watching this in 4k which i have a gtx 1660 super so over all made my monitor 4k res which i have asus tuf 4k gaming monitor display port and boy i hate how small it makes all the text and icons but my cpu ran at 30% 6gb of ram use didn't see what my gpu was running at but no issues i do have all my 6 cores unlock 12 threads and ram boosted to 2666mhz can go up to 3200 with my gskill ripjaw v black 4x4gb.

  • Shawn Krietemeyer
    Shawn Krietemeyer26 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Sounds like this builds needs to download more RAM

  • Tom Capon
    Tom Capon27 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Still bugs me how he just rubs his fingers all over the contacts on that DIMM, and everything else. Just hope he's not walking on carpet in 20% humidity.

  • Scatty Batty
    Scatty Batty27 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Straight up better then my pc 🤣

  • acid3129
    acid312927 วันที่ผ่านมา

    iv always wanted to mess about with a intel extreme cpu with quad channel memory and a custom loop but then i see the price for a decent motherboard and quickly forget the idea

  • michael John
    michael John28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Things are so bad right now that alot of people would still go crazy to even have this machine..

  • George Eliades
    George Eliades28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I have a 2010 optiplex 780 and it's better than this