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 • 7 369

  • Linus Tech Tips
    Linus Tech Tips   6 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...

    • Benjamian Hausmann
      Benjamian Hausmann  1 months back

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

    • Benjamian Hausmann
      Benjamian Hausmann  1 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

    • Vankata BG GDV
      Vankata BG GDV  2 months back

      Im watching in 144p because my isp is shit

    • Explore with Zac
      Explore with Zac  3 months back

      Your video will initially upload in 360p, then increase to 1080p or 4K later on... I only have 4 videos out and even I know this.

    • gary freeman
      gary freeman  5 months back

      pinkdaddyhoehoe Powell

  • Jake Stanley
    Jake Stanley  17 hours back

    10:19 He was like "Nope"

    • Chupa Thingy
      Chupa Thingy  1 days back

      15:21 lol thanks for the product key

      • happyjunk234
        happyjunk234  1 days back

        Your double sided tape not only gummed up the cutter but it makes it heat up and burn the tool up. Try a tape that uses a VERY thin film "stickyness". The heat is supposed to be transferred into the chips. your machine is also probably underpowered so it would be better to do 2 cuts but much faster. since you are cutting aluminum faster is USUALLY better because you dissipate the heat more. faster in the feed and rpm of the cutter. you probably used a high speed steel cutter but if you can pony up the cash a carbide cutter will not have as much thermal issues. Lastly a good mister is pretty cheap. Just type in "cnc mister" in google.

        • LizardKing
          LizardKing  2 days back

          is barry the next one?

          • Sparkle Gaming
            Sparkle Gaming  2 days back

            I wanted this with a water chiller :(

            • jm208
              jm208  2 days back

              You mean the ROG board went out?? Shocker!

              • Martin Fürstenberg
                Martin Fürstenberg  3 days back

                Oh god for fuck sake, please please send alex to a teacher which teach him how to do Metalworks. I really hope he does this just for entertaiment purposes. For example he drills a longhole with a dremel and loses the Drill but more important and a way bigger nogo is that he cuts the metal plate and doesnt even smooth the sharp Edges. This can injure people really badly. Know how to use a CNC Mill doesnt make you a good Craftsman. He need way more experience with just basic tools like a fucking File.

                • Suddenly Lemons
                  Suddenly Lemons  3 days back

                  I’d never thought I’d live to see the day Linus doesn’t use an intel cpu

                  • Yan Cid
                    Yan Cid  3 days back

                    It's an old meme, I know, but can it run Crysis?

                    • 490o
                      490o  3 days back

                      Do a sleeper in an old crt monitor.

                      • Amorphous7
                        Amorphous7  4 days back

                        Anyone knows the background music at 13:36 to 14:13 ?

                        • Oliver Millington
                          Oliver Millington  5 days back

                          Ryzen 3000: Exists
                          Margret: Bruhhhhh

                          • DeeMan
                            DeeMan  6 days back

                            I love the angel grinder.....I use it for Everything 🌴😎👍

                            • Nike Mldc
                              Nike Mldc  1 weeks back

                              Only 1 rtx 2080ti? Bullshit was the video on a budget

                              • happysideoffear777
                                happysideoffear777  1 weeks back

                                I wish we could buy this computer. You should really make a store for sleepers

                                • Sabrina Magnus
                                  Sabrina Magnus  1 weeks back

                                  I really hope you still read comments from a video this old. You mentioned early in this video that the threadripper makes some sacrifices in gaming... could you do a video on WHY that is? I mean, 32 cores, 64 threads... that is a lot of power. Even if a game is designed with only 8 cores in mind, wouldn't that just means that it uses 8 cores on the cpu and the cpu can use the free cores for other things? In all my years of being interested in computer tech and working in tech support, that is one thing I've never understood... how a cpu can be "too powerful" to the point that it can make games suffer.

                                  • Daniel Hebard
                                    Daniel Hebard  1 weeks back

                                    Now make a sleeper with fully functional old-fashioned floppy/optical drives.

                                    • Will Wade
                                      Will Wade  1 weeks back

                                      Always break the edge (remove sharp corners) of the tubing so as not to have a cutting edge on the tube.

                                      • Will Wade
                                        Will Wade  1 weeks back

                                        Place your o rings on the tube before insertion. Been working with hydraulics for a couple of decades and found that works best. Once inserted push screw cap in place and tighten.

                                        • Will Wade
                                          Will Wade  1 weeks back

                                          Change to a vacuum table for your CNC router.

                                          • Lunr1982
                                            Lunr1982  1 weeks back

                                            Linus, I'm a nostalgia nerd, and this is the COOLEST thing ever!! PLEASE make this a regular series. I'm sure many would love to see that

                                            • Linux Jedi AKA Big Evil

                                              Oh god I remember that depressing color the made the case out of just plain metal I actually cut myself quit a few times in high school removing the power supply motherboard connector I wasted 4 years of my life in this stupid PC class we just disassembled old gateways

                                              • Mike W
                                                Mike W  1 weeks back

                                                I dig it, but that cock-eyed 90° fitting coming off the cpu water block, problem waiting to happen.

                                                • VGM offical
                                                  VGM offical  2 weeks back

                                                  you guys shoulve rendered the video on it to show more stats

                                                  • Big T
                                                    Big T  2 weeks back

                                                    I hope Linus appreciates what he has (not assuming that he doesn't I just don't know)

                                                    • Charles Costain
                                                      Charles Costain  2 weeks back

                                                      1:08 - Please find an IDE drive and hot-swap it 3-5x .

                                                      • Amin Boukari
                                                        Amin Boukari  2 weeks back

                                                        4:04 That's definitely how you install a power supply guys it's not backwards at all

                                                      • pnp072000
                                                        pnp072000  3 weeks back

                                                        So does this mean that you'll do another video with a server grade chassis and then put the chiller inside it?

                                                        • David Miller
                                                          David Miller  3 weeks back

                                                          Who else wanted to see how they put together that awesome display. :D

                                                          • David Miller
                                                            David Miller  3 weeks back

                                                            It's just so weird seeing him stick a 2080 Ti into one of those old-ass cases. :D

                                                            • Nyazuru
                                                              Nyazuru  3 weeks back

                                                              did linus just ask someone else if they're nuts? 🤔

                                                              • Kory Peters
                                                                Kory Peters  3 weeks back

                                                                yah take it

                                                                • Glitchdweller
                                                                  Glitchdweller  3 weeks back

                                                                  bookmarking this in case i need that windows 2000 product key

                                                                  • darealarusham
                                                                    darealarusham  3 weeks back

                                                                    Console peasants better change their minds after watching this.no way they can make a ps1 run ps4 games lol

                                                                    • darealarusham
                                                                      darealarusham  3 weeks back

                                                                      _playing doctor with margaret_

                                                                      • Vögeli Marc
                                                                        Vögeli Marc  3 weeks back

                                                                        But can it Run Ark 144hz Maxd out 😂
                                                                        Nope

                                                                        • Zerkcyz
                                                                          Zerkcyz  3 weeks back

                                                                          What is that like a 5hz monitor

                                                                          • Phil Bunt
                                                                            Phil Bunt  3 weeks back

                                                                            Soz, but your metal working skills, a lil bit LOW TECH... I am old, real old but, damn..

                                                                            • UR WAIFU SUCCZ
                                                                              UR WAIFU SUCCZ  3 weeks back

                                                                              0:50 was I the only one who thought that was my PC, not the video?

                                                                              • Robert Murphy
                                                                                Robert Murphy  4 weeks back

                                                                                Hey Linus wanna hire me? I'm a cnc programmer/tooling engineer we could make some badass shit for videos. Lol for real though....

                                                                                • Honk Honk
                                                                                  Honk Honk  3 weeks back

                                                                                  idk if hes hiring, and if so you should try in his website, and not the youtube comment section since your applications gonna get lost in the sea of 7,000 comments

                                                                              • Zenata
                                                                                Zenata  4 weeks back

                                                                                Those peripherals are a bit too modern. Gotta tone those down and go with one of those old ball mice.

                                                                                • xGusty
                                                                                  xGusty  4 weeks back

                                                                                  Do a woke build. Black from the outside, white from the inside. Get it boiiee?

                                                                                  • Extundo
                                                                                    Extundo  4 weeks back

                                                                                    Someone has had to have taken the uncensored windows 2000 pro key 😂🤣

                                                                                    • FantasticOdds
                                                                                      FantasticOdds  4 weeks back

                                                                                      Can I have it?

                                                                                      • The Gas Man
                                                                                        The Gas Man  4 weeks back

                                                                                        I Miss Ivan

                                                                                        • the pug unicorn galaxy
                                                                                          the pug unicorn galaxy  4 weeks back

                                                                                          I thought I was cool with my 2950x. Way to flex

                                                                                          • Kenvick ED
                                                                                            Kenvick ED  4 weeks back

                                                                                            I bet if a thieve came to steal your PC, he'll feel bad and buy you a better one