The ULTIMATE Powerhouse Sleeper PC

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  • Published: 21 January 2019
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    Margaret, oh Margaret. Potentially the build that caused the most stress ever, taking over a month to complete due to every step having loads of strange complications. But in the end.. oh she's a beauty.

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Comments • 7 623

  • Linus Tech Tips
    Linus Tech Tips   10 months back

    Sorry for the resolution.... it was fully processed up to 4K before we went live. Once it goes live, 360p. We've reached out to YouTube to try to figure out what the heck is going on. So frustrating...

    • RedRoscoe61
      RedRoscoe61  1 days back

      So you’re apologizing because we watched in 360p wow

    • Timcat100
      Timcat100  1 months back

      The resolution was fine. I now have a windows 2000 product key. Thx

    • 808Wood
      808Wood  4 months back

      ***Pro Tip*** Double sided tape sucks. use painters tape. put it on both pieces you want to glue. on one side put super glue, on the other put bleach, stick together , hold 10 secs. Boom works way better than anything you can buy...*** also*** bleach is an accelerator for super glue*** you can buy accelerator in a spray can but bleach is cheaper.

    • Benjamin Hausmann
      Benjamin Hausmann  6 months back

      I would call him Thor and not magaret xd but i like this it was a great team work there

    • Benjamin Hausmann
      Benjamin Hausmann  6 months back

      i love this old cases cause i was a kid ad that time when amiga and so on i love them nice pc man

  • DaCrazyDingo
    DaCrazyDingo  2 days back

    tape the bend and use a cheater bar to add leverage on the brake.

    • Micah Holsted
      Micah Holsted  2 days back

      Linus you should sell these!

      • Ugly Goblen
        Ugly Goblen  2 days back

        That’s hot

        • Torgonuss
          Torgonuss  3 days back

          Wow I need one of these monitors myself...

          • Maxwell Darnell
            Maxwell Darnell  4 days back

            So , can I has Margaret? She would be treated very well in my home, and used to her full potential. Never know unless you ask right ? Lol

            • Aaron Dennis
              Aaron Dennis  5 days back

              Old sun micro case?

              • Cristian Vasiliu
                Cristian Vasiliu  5 days back

                Where can i buy one?

                • Aslan Puppet Productions

                  Check out the 108$ sleeper I built. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1rjHxH30B8

                  • blazeyboi
                    blazeyboi  7 days back

                    2:34 waiting on it...

                    • OutlawPredator
                      OutlawPredator  7 days back

                      I’ve been watching your videos for a long time now, and it pains me that I can’t enjoy the pc world as much as you 😩 #nopc #canonlywish

                      • Alex K
                        Alex K  1 weeks back

                        Fuuuuuuck!!! I have same series tower!! Almost same . Except minor details. Bought it 2003, used. Changed it 6 times. Power on the bottom, take air front, bottom. Loosed "pull out motherboard" option. So I can install bigger CPU cooler.

                        • Starlesslemon
                          Starlesslemon  1 weeks back

                          It's not really a sleeper if you don't put the side panel on.

                          • The People's Bayonet
                            The People's Bayonet  1 weeks back

                            Good Guy Ivan out here makin' sure nobody misgenders the computers

                            • stevenw28
                              stevenw28  1 weeks back

                              poor Mr. Roughcut...

                              • welcometothejg :D
                                welcometothejg :D  2 weeks back

                                Rust isnt a crime. Rat rod PCs its about whats inside not the out.

                                • Omega
                                  Omega  2 weeks back

                                  Build a pc inside the water chiller case.

                                  • David Fleisch
                                    David Fleisch  2 weeks back

                                    so sexy...i want it

                                    • jay t
                                      jay t  2 weeks back

                                      I don't get prices in the US. No one has second hand or free old PCs, they are taken to recycle centres and never seen again as their shipped to India.

                                      Also the vice... $60. Those are like $5 or free in the UK, no one wants them.

                                      • js s
                                        js s  2 weeks back

                                        It looks like an old computer on the outside. However, I was very surprised to see that there was a huge high-end computer component inside. That's great. ^^~~~~~~~

                                        • Fabian Knoll
                                          Fabian Knoll  2 weeks back

                                          I vove the eisblock in this build :D

                                          • OneBoredCatbug
                                            OneBoredCatbug  2 weeks back

                                            Also, why is it pronounced Aloominum? Don't you guys using the US version of English also spell it as Aluminium?

                                            • OneBoredCatbug
                                              OneBoredCatbug  2 weeks back

                                              When I move out someday I might see myself making a custom nostalgia based computer, I need that nostalgia to get by.

                                              • Jmz Haz
                                                Jmz Haz  2 weeks back

                                                Okay, so, how much did Margaret cost?

                                                • Robert Adkins II
                                                  Robert Adkins II  3 weeks back

                                                  WOW! That looks exactly like my early 2000 PC, that I had capable of booting upwards of... 6 or 8 different Operating Systems...

                                                  Win 98se, Win2k, WinNT4.0, BeOS, Linux, Solarisx86... FreeBSD....

                                                  I was a NUT back then. LOL.

                                                  • GunmetalSnail
                                                    GunmetalSnail  3 weeks back

                                                    If you guys are still interested in trying out the chiller build, I've got an old Dell T710 tower server that I'm not using.

                                                    • Dimitri Loginowski
                                                      Dimitri Loginowski  3 weeks back

                                                      I watched this without sound and found your voice to still be annoying.

                                                      • Ethan Sparks
                                                        Ethan Sparks  3 weeks back

                                                        Dimitri Loginowski damn bro that’s crazy but I don’t remember anyone askin

                                                    • Cédric Rosé
                                                      Cédric Rosé  3 weeks back

                                                      Seeing those tiny 80mm fans in the back next to the custom watercooling...
                                                      I hope you throttled them down for the noise... Or is it part of the sleeper deception to have them whine like old... ? 😅

                                                      • Pet Me Bobby
                                                        Pet Me Bobby  3 weeks back

                                                        Oh hey I forgot about that vintage pc in the background

                                                        • Double Check It
                                                          Double Check It  4 weeks back

                                                          I was hoping all the old drives would still work... Sad face.

                                                          • MrT. 06
                                                            MrT. 06  4 weeks back

                                                            NUT

                                                            • The Optional Kind
                                                              The Optional Kind  4 weeks back

                                                              I saw the comment then i realised that my resolution was set to 4K.

                                                              • Larry1980s
                                                                Larry1980s  4 weeks back

                                                                how did you add floppy drive on the motherboard ? Ive the same motherboard please any ideas??

                                                                • madcatZ_ssg
                                                                  madcatZ_ssg  4 weeks back

                                                                  why does this music sound like an angry tummy??

                                                                  • Aditya Debnath
                                                                    Aditya Debnath  4 weeks back

                                                                    Looks some thing out of a hydra base back in 90s.

                                                                    • Sanil Sivankutty
                                                                      Sanil Sivankutty  4 weeks back

                                                                      Hi linus why don't u use peltier module instead of water chiller I think it's more effective than this...

                                                                      • MyComputerLabTM
                                                                        MyComputerLabTM  4 weeks back

                                                                        Every my PC is a sleeper .... Sort of

                                                                        • Serapis Christos
                                                                          Serapis Christos  4 weeks back

                                                                          and the word is not a she its a her!!

                                                                          • Peter Ford
                                                                            Peter Ford  4 weeks back

                                                                            Who are you fooling though? It sits on your desk and you know yourself what's inside the case.

                                                                            Maybe you manage to get a fleeting eyebrow raise when a friend visits and glances into your bedroom.

                                                                            Meanwhile you're leaving the side panel off for daily use because it's just an eyesore when the innards are concealed.

                                                                            • Admiral Dong
                                                                              Admiral Dong  4 weeks back

                                                                              Best PC

                                                                              • esson
                                                                                esson  4 weeks back

                                                                                dang, the camera work is really nice on this video

                                                                                • acidtone
                                                                                  acidtone  4 weeks back

                                                                                  Why is dudes shirts always so short. Lol

                                                                                  • 75hilmar
                                                                                    75hilmar  4 weeks back

                                                                                    she blinks with one eye

                                                                                    • Shannon Clements
                                                                                      Shannon Clements  4 weeks back

                                                                                      @linustechtips I see that you guys over there doing the damn thing. I've learned a few things from you. You build such powerful PC's & Laptops. But have you ever given thought to how much you have been limiting yourselves? I've yet to see you tackle a battery or even a power pack. But with all the amps being drawn to your creations have you looked beyond that to the plug in the wall? It can only handle so much of a load. Unless, of course, you change the wiring in the wall & the circuit break it's connected to. WITHOUT violating the law. Meaning electrical code violations.

                                                                                      • soju69jinro
                                                                                        soju69jinro  4 weeks back

                                                                                        LTT needs to do an RNG build.

                                                                                        • Nisemono Yarou
                                                                                          Nisemono Yarou  1 months back

                                                                                          lol Eiskoffer ^^

                                                                                          • The MadMarker
                                                                                            The MadMarker  1 months back

                                                                                            Machinist Pro Tip, use a machining coolant on your cutting tool. WD-40 IS NOT A PROPER MACHINING COOLANT!


                                                                                            I offer this tip as a man who is certified in manual & CNC machining. I am also a certified welder (mig & stick) as well as an experienced fabricator.


                                                                                            I assume that you are using WD-40 because of the bottle you are spraying on the cut surface. I have a few bottles exactly the same as the one you use. They are provided with bulk purchases of WD-40 as personal use dispensers with a 3.78l metal container.


                                                                                            I love your channel and content. I even feel like a turd making this message. Thank you for all the amazing content you provide.


                                                                                            Cheers from Guelph Ontario Canada!

                                                                                            • iconikzz 0
                                                                                              iconikzz 0  1 months back

                                                                                              Does LTT do voiceovers? in 4k there are weird audio changes