Is a $600 CPU 10x MORE POWERFUL than a $60 one?

  • Published: 12 September 2017
  • Intel's Core i7 7820X is nearly TEN TIMES more expensive than the Pentium G4560... But does it offer ten times the PERFORMANCE?

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Comments • 2 543

  • dalton lucas
    dalton lucas  3 days back

    So essentially they increased the price of the pentium after this video was released lol

    • Yusri Amilkassim
      Yusri Amilkassim  6 days back

      I confused... What the topic now? i9 or i7???

      • Masser Raquiz
        Masser Raquiz  3 weeks back

        core i9

        • StrongAnarchy
          StrongAnarchy  3 weeks back

          The Honey ad played at the end of the video. Y'know, the one with Linus.

          • AndySK2015
            AndySK2015  1 months back

            what about theese old i7's

            • clemsonbloke
              clemsonbloke  1 months back

              Yeah so as a Gen X'er, I'd like to see Intel make the Pentium a premium CPU again. This i3, i5, i7. i9 crap has become goofy. They need to go back to having cool distinct names for processors.

              • clemsonbloke
                clemsonbloke  1 months back

                Why anyone is still making dual cores is beyond me, seems so past. That said, I rememeber when having a Pentium CPU was the shit. Yeah back in the 90's the Pentium was like having a Core i7 is today or Core i9. In other words it was the tops, Celerons were the cheapies. It's crazy how Intel abandoned the Pentium name to represent high performance and went to the "Core i whatever". For us Gen X'ers it feels odd that Pentiums now represent the cheapies.

                • XX_YT
                  XX_YT  2 months back

                  Maybe the the 60$ cpu is worth it but not a lot of gaming

                  • M3mT5
                    M3mT5  2 months back

                    can you make this video again but for amd : D

                    • Super Cell
                      Super Cell  2 months back


                      • memelyfe42
                        memelyfe42  3 months back

                        N O P E . A V I

                        • Nate Randall
                          Nate Randall  3 months back

                          Linus' brain is a pentium. Fact.

                          • VoVillia Corp.
                            VoVillia Corp.  3 months back

                            Someone was thristy for a core i9 lol

                            • Maria Kaliviotou
                              Maria Kaliviotou  3 months back

                              Dont joke on me but I have an pentium on my gaming pc

                              • fluffygames
                                fluffygames  3 months back

                                Is a pentium a toothbrush?

                                • Shane Mio
                                  Shane Mio  4 months back

                                  linus i love you so much but can you please just never attempt to make a joke ever again it just hurts so much

                                  • M Nichols
                                    M Nichols  4 months back

                                    You can get an amd apu for $100 with 4 cores and a 2 core cpu is $160. That's a risky intel move.

                                    • theguywiththecoolprofilepicture


                                      • Garrison Knapp
                                        Garrison Knapp  4 months back

                                        Cause dare Linus click-baiting us with core I9!

                                        • Rhelrahne Vi Satanis
                                          Rhelrahne Vi Satanis  4 months back

                                          i'd say its based off generation example a I3-9350 compared to a I3-4160 isn't a contest the 4160 will get stomped on just as a ryzen 3700x will stomp on a 1700x due to advancements in technology causing the 3700x to have the advantage of 29 months of Research and Development in AMD's labs

                                          • Vincent Azmi
                                            Vincent Azmi  4 months back

                                            Here from WAN show last week anyone?

                                            • Matt Swanson
                                              Matt Swanson  4 months back

                                              Bad video

                                              • ROD NET
                                                ROD NET  4 months back

                                                Im using my potato pc Intel Pentium 4 3.6Ghz Ati Xpress 200 1.2GB SDRAM DDR2 80 SATA Storage Windows XP Im Playing
                                                GTA VC/SA/IV
                                                MAFIA 2

                                                • Алексей Гриднев

                                                  It would be interesting to see a comparison of all modern Intel processors to see which CPU has the maximum performance per dollar.

                                                  • PJ Almighty
                                                    PJ Almighty  5 months back

                                                    I tried the take a shot challenge with this video...Damn you Linus for ruining my liver...

                                                    • Tech J
                                                      Tech J  5 months back

                                                      been using g4560 for almost 2yrs now. still strong for e sports games like csgo pubg dota 2 n league of legends

                                                      • Tech J
                                                        Tech J  5 months back

                                                        @Otz Cornesta asus 1050 expedition

                                                      • Otz Cornesta
                                                        Otz Cornesta  5 months back

                                                        with what gpu?

                                                    • Moritz Rothacher
                                                      Moritz Rothacher  5 months back

                                                      Thats basically the reason why AMDs chiplet design is the future.

                                                      • ali zomorodi
                                                        ali zomorodi  5 months back

                                                        "Is a $600 CPU 10X powerful than a $60 one ?"


                                                        a core i9 7820 is a *core i7 7820

                                                        • Mighty Siraz
                                                          Mighty Siraz  5 months back

                                                          Lol man😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

                                                          • Derek Galbraith
                                                            Derek Galbraith  5 months back

                                                            If you get the name of the product you are talking about wrong more than half a dozen times, I think you should take that as your cue to go ahead and re-shoot. Seriously. What a mess. Lol.

                                                            • gavin endsley
                                                              gavin endsley  5 months back

                                                              imagine having to pay $60 for a cpu
                                                              this post made by $30 dual xeon E5462 gang

                                                              • Julatz Schmulatz
                                                                Julatz Schmulatz  2 months back

                                                                I mean imagine paying 60 dollars for a 2 core processor

                                                            • Shaun playz-gamez
                                                              Shaun playz-gamez  5 months back

                                                              Stop saying core i9 it’s a 17

                                                              • Snoick
                                                                Snoick  5 months back

                                                                What does the 97th percentile mean?

                                                                • Bens Life
                                                                  Bens Life  5 months back

                                                                  I can’t even afford the pentium

                                                                  • OurSafeCoffee
                                                                    OurSafeCoffee  6 months back

                                                                    1:55 Linus hit puberty lol

                                                                    • FalloutNewNarwhal.Loopy.Tom

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                                                                      • Exulant Tech
                                                                        Exulant Tech  6 months back

                                                                        should've had Dennis double check the math there

                                                                        • Clay Lazo Arriagada
                                                                          Clay Lazo Arriagada  7 months back

                                                                          1 to 10, like the ratio of this video... so many mistakes. love it

                                                                          • bhosri wala
                                                                            bhosri wala  7 months back

                                                                            What was the name of the cpu again

                                                                            • lol
                                                                              lol  7 months back

                                                                              Core i97

                                                                              • AlienBalls' Overwatch Highlights

                                                                                Not a great premise for a video.
                                                                                In what universe is the case, PSU, monitor, kb, mouse, headphones/speakers yada yada going to be free and you only have to spend money on a CPU?

                                                                                When you factor in the cost of all the other crap you need to run each CPU it's probably good value for the extra % of money spent system vs system.

                                                                                Its kind of like comparing 2 car models' value by considering only the cost of the engines in them. An engine on the tarmac is about as useful as a CPU on your desk.

                                                                                • Spencer Miller
                                                                                  Spencer Miller  8 months back

                                                                                  *Core™️ i7

                                                                                  • Evan Brooks
                                                                                    Evan Brooks  8 months back

                                                                                    Instead of a pop up title, i wish someone else would have recorded themselves saying i7 and then just trow that over top.

                                                                                    • Zhenhu Jiang
                                                                                      Zhenhu Jiang  8 months back

                                                                                      No Pentium is gonna have 11 megabytes of L3 cache

                                                                                      • blakedmc1989RaveHD
                                                                                        blakedmc1989RaveHD  8 months back

                                                                                        .... BUT CAN IT RUN CRYSIS?

                                                                                        • BlackheartRegia
                                                                                          BlackheartRegia  9 months back

                                                                                          I was really hoping he would special request a 10 socket motherboard be made.

                                                                                          • Zurrieq1989
                                                                                            Zurrieq1989  9 months back

                                                                                            Synergy is cool :)

                                                                                            • Moneyjac10
                                                                                              Moneyjac10  9 months back

                                                                                              well someone got fired