Cheap vs. Expensive Gaming!?

  • Published: 25 July 2019
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  • Richard De vreede
    Richard De vreede  2 hours back

    2500euro inc monitor

    • Un-Professional Duck
      Un-Professional Duck  3 hours back

      Cheapest PCs:
      *windows is activated properly*

      Expensive PCs:
      *Activate Windows watermark*

      • Goku Gaming
        Goku Gaming  3 hours back

        Cheap pc:

        1 FPS take it or leave it

        Expensive pc:

        144+ fps

        • Avacado Kid
          Avacado Kid  9 hours back

          i rate this video a 10/10 now i know what kind of pc i could afford

          • madherobot 1
            madherobot 1  11 hours back

            “Budgets what are those” lol

            • SolidSonicTH
              SolidSonicTH  20 hours back

              This video would have been fun as hell to put together. Building all those computers and setting them up would be a delight.

              • xIndicaxHigh
                xIndicaxHigh  1 days back

                Hey Guys!

                "Anyone notice the screen tears in the video"

                • jacob bane
                  jacob bane  1 days back

                  Do yall sell any computers? Can we get a honest prebuild or great guys like this knowing everything on the support teams

                  • Nanite Fox
                    Nanite Fox  1 days back

                    Your cheap pc makes no sense

                    • Carl Ottinger
                      Carl Ottinger  1 days back

                      Love the introductions, haha.

                      • omar ayman
                        omar ayman  1 days back

                        linus pls dont use mouse like this in rocket league... and open fuckin ball camera

                        • Zhihu
                          Zhihu  1 days back

                          Linus should throw us off one day and not give us a sponsor people will get wierded out and feel randomly filled with a wierd rage

                          • NWGJulian
                            NWGJulian  1 days back

                            i kinda like cheap gaming builds, i enjoy testing and building them.

                            i personaly have a very cheap case, in which i mounted some extra cooling fans and improved the airflow. some sharkoon shit. srsy, i needed to cut out some sata holders to get my new graphic card in xD

                            i use a r5 2600x with an very old, cheap but very good zalman cooler. it was like 180€ back then, now at about 130.
                            i bought my graphic card second hand, a msi 1070ti which i shot for 250 euros one year ago. (feels like that was the deal of my life)

                            very cheap thermaltake power supply, ridiculusly loud but works fine! some 16gb ram, a cheap gigabyte motherboard and an ssd.

                            all in all for about like ~950-1000 euros (27inch 144hz asus monitor included!) i am completely fine 😋 battlefield 5 on ultra with like 100-120fps, absolutely no problem.
                            seems like i am in range to the gentleman, for less money. and i built mine one year ago!

                            • Venom
                              Venom  1 days back

                              i had wireless mouse n keyboard and found out it sucks ass, having one die in the middle of playing a game is horrible. i just went back to wired

                              • Egy Wolf gamer
                                Egy Wolf gamer  2 days back

                                He threw 2000$ like its money that his dad give him every day

                              • ShadowSheep
                                ShadowSheep  2 days back

                                is the Gtx 1660 6gb better or worse than the Gtx 1660 ti

                                • Allen Blakey
                                  Allen Blakey  2 days back

                                  Are we just going to gloss over the 3ft weed plant in the background? Lol

                                  • Jose Zuniga
                                    Jose Zuniga  2 days back

                                    I got the midranger pretty much :D

                                    • Japanese Mickey Mouse
                                      Japanese Mickey Mouse  2 days back

                                      if your playing battlefield just buy a ps4 or xbox one lol

                                      • Saint Kenny
                                        Saint Kenny  2 days back

                                        What is the OS cost for each of these systems? OS does play a cost especially in El Cheapo! Good video guys!

                                        • YtHeN
                                          YtHeN  2 days back

                                          I built the mid ranger at the beginning except it had a 144hz monitor

                                          • RockaHorse
                                            RockaHorse  2 days back

                                            My experience you can get a solid game machine at a decent price point by going all red. nVidia and intel seem to perform slightly better in gaming but the price difference is huge. Still using an over clocked FX 8320 paired 32gbs of ram and rx480 8gig and I still get 50-60fps in most games at 1080.

                                            • P1mpedPlatypu5
                                              P1mpedPlatypu5  2 days back

                                              The average person will spend six months of their life waiting for red lights to turn green.

                                              • Osquar
                                                Osquar  2 days back

                                                Ultra gaming? Medium all the way!

                                                • Alexander Xtc
                                                  Alexander Xtc  2 days back

                                                  paper mouse pad lol

                                                  • WingedParasite0 Gaming

                                                    I'm a gentleman 😉

                                                    • Marco DiGiorgio
                                                      Marco DiGiorgio  2 days back

                                                      linus playing siege makes me want to vomit

                                                      • - Gomi -
                                                        - Gomi -  3 days back

                                                        the 6000$ Pc is 9000$ Australian dollars

                                                        • Lakers4Life
                                                          Lakers4Life  3 days back


                                                          Me: 0 fbs on a roblox game

                                                          • mer2329
                                                            mer2329  3 days back

                                                            Lovin that fraps frame counter

                                                            • RiU_XD
                                                              RiU_XD  3 days back

                                                              you should have recreated the microsoft windows ads, where steve ballmer would be like: how much did you guess? 500$? 1000$? even more? noooo it's just 99$

                                                              • brakjart
                                                                brakjart  3 days back

                                                                1028 dollars isn't "mid-range".

                                                                • Uranium
                                                                  Uranium  3 days back

                                                                  El cheapo needs 8gb of RAM.

                                                                  • Cari Page
                                                                    Cari Page  3 days back

                                                                    My PC is 10 years old, still games (though the GPU was upgraded when the other one died a year or two ago)

                                                                    • Hot Stuff!
                                                                      Hot Stuff!  4 days back

                                                                      Thanks to 5700 xt and r5 3600, i now have a pc between the performance of the gentleman and glow-up for the price of the mid-ranger

                                                                      • J-Roc
                                                                        J-Roc  4 days back

                                                                        "There's lots of computers in here" lol, love it

                                                                        • Vincent P.Mongeon
                                                                          Vincent P.Mongeon  4 days back

                                                                          Whats the monitor name?

                                                                          • William Curtin
                                                                            William Curtin  4 days back

                                                                            How about a tier to tier guide for upgrading from the $600 to the $7000 say in 3 to 5 years.

                                                                            • Golf Pilot
                                                                              Golf Pilot  4 days back

                                                                              I'd venture to argue that the "glow-up" setup and in some cases the "the overkill" is the best bang for the buck. A little over 5 years ago I built a pc at a similar price point and have been running games at 4k since. Because the CPU was the best one available at the time, even 5 years later it performs nearly as good as the gentleman does but I was able to do incremental upgrades and have a 1080ti putting me performance wise just below a brand new glow up. If you can afford the more expensive option up front, and you aren't a "latest and greatest chaser", it is a better value to get that better rig because your upgrades will be incremental in the future. Now it is even easy to swap mobo and cpu. Next year I plan on upgrading case, motherboard, ram, cpu, and cooler. The 1080ti to newer will likely be a 2021 upgrade.

                                                                              • Saiph Kahn
                                                                                Saiph Kahn  4 days back

                                                                                stop shaking the bloody camera

                                                                                • Ezekiel
                                                                                  Ezekiel  4 days back

                                                                                  0:14 *okay* linus. thanks for making me feel poor. oh wait...

                                                                                  • Thomas Borisov
                                                                                    Thomas Borisov  5 days back

                                                                                    i got a pc with a 500gb nvme i7 8700 16gb ram and 1060 6gb for $350 its called non techy people undervaluing their pc

                                                                                    • Federal Bureau of Investigation

                                                                                      If $1100 is mid-range that $200 is not getting me much

                                                                                      • jinx
                                                                                        jinx  5 days back

                                                                                        that doorbell runs better then y computer lmao

                                                                                        • Mika Tijken
                                                                                          Mika Tijken  5 days back

                                                                                          Well. I got a ryzen 3 1200 an radeon rx 470 and 8 gigs of ram. In this video they have $10.000 of computers.

                                                                                          • michael wittmann
                                                                                            michael wittmann  5 days back

                                                                                            13:36 ryzen 5 3600: i am about to end this man's whole career.

                                                                                            • 2007 Honda Civic
                                                                                              2007 Honda Civic  5 days back

                                                                                              Yall niggas clearly broke af

                                                                                              • Dymnet
                                                                                                Dymnet  5 days back

                                                                                                I will wait 10 years more to get the athlete