10 Years of Gaming PCs: 2009 - 2014 (Part 1)

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  • Published: 06 August 2019
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    Have gaming PCs always looked the same? How did performance scale over time? Let’s take a trip down memory lane and see what gaming PCs looked like in 2009 through 2014!

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Comments • 5 841

  • 7249xxl
    7249xxl  8 hours back

    I just swapped my i7 3770 with 16 gb ddr3 1600 for an amd ryzen 5 3600 with 32gb ddr3 3000. I bought this system in 2014 thats 5 years it lasted me.

    • Alastair Lyon
      Alastair Lyon  15 hours back

      I use that cooler in my pc I FINNALY built after 9 months. With an intel core I5 9600k no graphics card yet, and I had to illegally clone my hard drive to another HDD with 1 tb which works good!

      • Launchpad official
        Launchpad official  16 hours back

        v sync wasnt turned off lmao

        • Japierdziu zal
          Japierdziu zal  20 hours back

          I used to have a antec ninehundred my mate has it now and I m now rocking a thermaltake p3

          • Brad S
            Brad S  2 days back

            I built my current PC in 2012 and still use it today. 3770k, GTX 690, custom watercooling, etc. Cost me like $3k+ at the time. The case is a Corsair Obsidian and I think it weighs like 50 lbs lol. Sucker is heavyyyy

            • James M.
              James M.  2 days back

              Man that 2011 PC was my exact one up until last year.

              • SidFreedman
                SidFreedman  2 days back

                "Arrow to the knee" never gets old... :)

                • Xxblaze191x
                  Xxblaze191x  2 days back

                  Ahh 2014, when a i7 4790k and gtx980 were hot shit. Still runs stuff at 1080p but I think it's time to upgrade, 4gb of vram is garbage now

                  • Nathan Knoblach
                    Nathan Knoblach  3 days back

                    I remember my first core 2 duo gaming pc, upgraded to a core 2 quad and blew the power supply lol

                    • YeetBoi69
                      YeetBoi69  3 days back

                      “2009 games were pretty good”

                      Doesn’t mention MW2

                      • grey home.
                        grey home.  4 days back

                        is tarian fired

                        • Bilal Shaikh
                          Bilal Shaikh  4 days back

                          i still use win 7 lol

                          • mrvvinston
                            mrvvinston  4 days back

                            funnily enough my grandpa actually really liked using windows 8.1

                            • Jacob Hopkins
                              Jacob Hopkins  4 days back

                              I still use 8.1 daily

                              • VYPER 007
                                VYPER 007  4 days back

                                Epic accent! 😂😂😂😂

                                • James Burger
                                  James Burger  5 days back

                                  Linus good at math
                                  Title 10 years of gaming PCs
                                  2009-2014?

                                  • Neal Butler
                                    Neal Butler  6 days back

                                    Way to gloss over Minecraft coming out in 2009 Linus

                                    • Zx.Bub_T Pewdiepie is CHILL C:

                                      Minecraft. Yeah, just Minecraft.

                                      • TROLL LORDZ2
                                        TROLL LORDZ2  6 days back

                                        2009 was a horrible year Obama got elected.

                                      • Nicholas Brooks
                                        Nicholas Brooks  6 days back

                                        2011 were is kerbal space program

                                        • Tanzis Liebling002
                                          Tanzis Liebling002  1 weeks back

                                          When Assassins Creed was released in 2007 and hat better graphics than most games which were released even 5 years later GG

                                          • death-by-ego
                                            death-by-ego  1 weeks back

                                            We shall experience these older experiences on a 1440p ultra wide monitor.... because apparently we didnt have a 1050p to 1080p less than 27in monitor lying around

                                            • Mucho_Croissant
                                              Mucho_Croissant  1 weeks back

                                              i still have the 3570k in my pc D: too bad im too poor to upgrade

                                              • Ay Gokuu
                                                Ay Gokuu  1 weeks back

                                                0:00 aHhHhh

                                                • anonymous person
                                                  anonymous person  1 weeks back

                                                  My guy... You can use the arrow keys in New Vegas...

                                                  • SIR SIR
                                                    SIR SIR  2 weeks back

                                                    Anthony should just wear an AMD shirt

                                                    • Peter KJ Richter - *IMHO*

                                                      Re: 2012 build... I built my in 2013, and it's STILL running!! Should've upgraded 2 yrs ago, but that's a longer story, but did notice you;re using the SAME mobo as me = ASUS P8 Z77-V!!!

                                                      • Kevin Hall
                                                        Kevin Hall  2 weeks back

                                                        6:36 fucking unsubscribed.

                                                        • Ozkari911
                                                          Ozkari911  2 weeks back

                                                          I rocked an i7 920, 6 GB of DDR3 and a GTX 260 when I got my first real gaming desktop.

                                                          • Shojo
                                                            Shojo  2 weeks back

                                                            My PC is an old hp workstation with a Intel core 2 quad q9550 (overclocked to 3ghz) 8gb ddr3 ram and a nvidia gtx 1050 ti 4gb

                                                            • Michael Wilson
                                                              Michael Wilson  2 weeks back

                                                              Still rocking that define series case from 2011 absolutely love it and bought the upgraded glass side panel for it :)

                                                              • João Corvino
                                                                João Corvino  2 weeks back

                                                                Hey, where's part 2?

                                                                • Timothy OBrien
                                                                  Timothy OBrien  2 weeks back

                                                                  i came after https://youtu.be/KhRkPEwgnHs?t=156

                                                                  • polski dezerter
                                                                    polski dezerter  2 weeks back

                                                                    I spent 15 years of my miserable life waiting for a pc I can actualy play on

                                                                    • Tj eslera
                                                                      Tj eslera  2 weeks back

                                                                      the first ever pc ive played on was an old win xp pc with a core 2 duo iam 11yo right now and that pc was legendary for me i played on that when i was 5 or 6 playing command and conquer dont judge a six or five year old me ok.

                                                                      • DynamicRhapsody
                                                                        DynamicRhapsody  2 weeks back

                                                                        Am I the only person who used windows 7 up until 2015?

                                                                        • Bacca_Boi_
                                                                          Bacca_Boi_  3 weeks back

                                                                          The windows 7 boot up sound hits hard

                                                                          • miim
                                                                            miim  3 weeks back

                                                                            Battlefield 3 looks way better then 4 :D

                                                                            • Poody Plays
                                                                              Poody Plays  3 weeks back

                                                                              Farcry 3 was honestly my favorite Farcry out of all of them.

                                                                              • Poody Plays
                                                                                Poody Plays  3 weeks back

                                                                                Battlefield 4 is still my favorite battlefield as well.

                                                                            • Rugg0064
                                                                              Rugg0064  3 weeks back

                                                                              Oh boy how many cut fingers on that zalman cooler

                                                                              • Corristo89
                                                                                Corristo89  3 weeks back

                                                                                Prepare for nostalgia at 2:36

                                                                                • Torpedo
                                                                                  Torpedo  3 weeks back

                                                                                  2009. Minecraft was also released.

                                                                                  • Mikoto
                                                                                    Mikoto  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Feels weird that I have the exact PC from the 2014 build but with a 970

                                                                                    • BuzzGames101
                                                                                      BuzzGames101  3 weeks back

                                                                                      Still have the 2500k in my PC






                                                                                      Slowly dying -_-

                                                                                      • VoidGamingYT
                                                                                        VoidGamingYT  3 weeks back

                                                                                        15:09 activate windows

                                                                                        • Luckasz
                                                                                          Luckasz  3 weeks back

                                                                                          I still used the antec case from 2009 until .5 years ago

                                                                                          • Raymund Pedroza
                                                                                            Raymund Pedroza  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Damn, Makes me realize my computer back then wasn’t actually too bad.

                                                                                            • Matthew Dawson
                                                                                              Matthew Dawson  3 weeks back

                                                                                              Ah, 2009. The year when PC's were finally able to run Crysis as intended, even though it came out in 2007.