My Teenage Dream PC - Ricer PC Part 1

  • Published: 06 June 2019
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    We've gotten pretty good at making sleepers - PC that look slow but are actually really fast... But what about a PC that looks fast and is actually slow?

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Comments • 4 873

  • Marco Lopes
    Marco Lopes  5 hours back

    HEY!! I still have one of those! Upgraded during 15 years! TOP notch! :D Even has a FIREWIRE card and a top of the line SoundBlaster card!

    • Wojciech Łukowski
      Wojciech Łukowski  11 hours back

      When Linus said "For older games at target resolution of 1600x1200", I realized that I still use 1366x768 aka HD Ready monitor.
      Well... I'd better upgrade my display.

      • Paya Chinglish
        Paya Chinglish  12 hours back

        Also buy GOG games duh! More than half the games on GOG should run on WinXP.

        • Paya Chinglish
          Paya Chinglish  13 hours back

          2004? should have gone further back in time, to make a Win98 rig, so you can play Win 95 and 98 games which do have a lot of trouble working on modern stuff.

          • Themidnighttrain7441
            Themidnighttrain7441  1 days back

            Run Project 64 on it

            • Sean Blake
              Sean Blake  1 days back

              Stick MacOS on it, my first Hackintosh was a Compaq Evo p4 machine with the same CPU

              • bojc21
                bojc21  1 days back

                Part 2 ???

                • mojo the cogo
                  mojo the cogo  1 days back

                  imagine 20 years later the i9 9900k being 5 dollar like what gaming would be when that happen like jeeeeeees btw 2004 was exactly 15 years to 2019 so 20 years should more than enough to make this cpu be 5 dollar unless we are slowing down in term of progression in computers

                  • beinportugal
                    beinportugal  2 days back

                    My dream teenage PC was a 486 DX 33Mhz with 4MB RAM. I could only afford a 386 SX with 1MB RAM.

                    • Shehzad Azeem
                      Shehzad Azeem  2 days back

                      I had that thing

                      • teddy07x
                        teddy07x  2 days back

                        1. Droop mod
                        2. Vmem volt mod
                        3. NB/vAGP volt mod
                        4. Vapochill on CPU
                        5. Water cooling on NB and GPU
                        6. The ATI X850 XT PE was still faster, although it marked an end of an era and came way late.

                        • nawo266
                          nawo266  2 days back

                          Pentium 4? Yikes! I was expecting Athlon in this video :/

                          • Janis S
                            Janis S  2 days back

                            ah i remember how i used to cool a core2duo with a 240mm AIO that i attached with zipties cause the space around the socket doesn't quite fit the pump in the center :D ... temps? ... what temps :D

                            • Keaton Lair
                              Keaton Lair  2 days back

                              7:11 NTFS?

                              • xjackp gaming
                                xjackp gaming  2 days back

                                Build the oldest pc possible and try to run snake

                                • JCloneD
                                  JCloneD  2 days back

                                  Run gta4 on it and watch it catch fire xD

                                  • RazorEdge042120 For Life

                                    Linus... I Had A Emachines Back Around That Time... Try Maxing The Ram... Overclocking The Cpu… And Adding The Old School Sound Card For That Era.... That's What I Would Like To See From The Era Of This Pc Build

                                    • GE PLAYER
                                      GE PLAYER  3 days back

                                      The 6800Ultra was balln, I had 2 in SLi. But I had the duel slot Asus ones with like the mermaid design or whatever it was. The only down side being you could never see it due to the orientation of the cards 😐. I think my CPU was an AMD FX extreme CPU. When I look back I have no idea how I afforded it, was just outta highschool

                                      • Cathal Poon
                                        Cathal Poon  3 days back

                                        Where’s the follow up video!!!!

                                        • Sean Langley
                                          Sean Langley  3 days back

                                          I did a build recently with a Core2Quad and a GeForce 8800 GT. A bit later than your system (I estimate circa 2007) but still well within the realm of running XP. I ended up installing the first 3 versions of Quake, Doom 3, Star Wars: KOTR, Half Life/Half Life 2 along with TF Classic, Counter Strike 1.6, and even found a "classic" version of WoW that ran really well.

                                          • Bibdid
                                            Bibdid  3 days back

                                            Sound blaster audigy

                                            And a socket 462 build sometime : )

                                            • Joeink100
                                              Joeink100  3 days back

                                              Is gog on xp?

                                              • Amithrius
                                                Amithrius  3 days back

                                                Go get a 486 dx2 and then we'll talk.

                                                • Supreme Gamer YTKG
                                                  Supreme Gamer YTKG  3 days back

                                                  Well it's too bad that I just turned my old antec 430 watt into an electrical engineering psu

                                                  • Philip West
                                                    Philip West  3 days back

                                                    I appreciate this video tremendously, Thank you for the fond memories. I Used to work for CompUSA back in the day and I built a nearly identical machine to play... of course, Doom 3. I never would have built it if my AMD build was able to run it, I don't remember what the issue was but I remember how upsetting it was and after 20 hours of troubleshooting, I gave up and remember returning all my AMD hardware and purchasing an Intel equivalent. OH man, Doom 3 and the flashlight mod, I remember that so well. Honestly, I cheated a little bit and just turn my brightness up to make it through the game. But I do remember the stir it created. The jump scares are strong with the Doom 3. Feeling wise, it reminds me of FNAF jump scares. Once you get used to them, it wasn't too bad. Still never wanted to play it at night, in the dark...

                                                    • COJS
                                                      COJS  3 days back

                                                      But can it run Quake II RTX?

                                                      • Beitie Beitie
                                                        Beitie Beitie  3 days back

                                                        I had that CPU, and a slightly stepped down Motherboard :) This is nostalgia.... Oh damn, I had the EVGA Nvidia 6800 GT!

                                                        • oldskoolhead0
                                                          oldskoolhead0  3 days back

                                                          haha ive still got a 150gb raptor x in my pc lol its obv. not my o/s drive but just used for storage nowadays, i did have 2 in raid 0 back in the day but 1 died many years ago but the other is still going strong, you used to get them in a black pull tie bag though the bags dissappeared years ago lol

                                                          • oldskoolhead0
                                                            oldskoolhead0  3 days back

                                                            ahaa i built a 2.8ghz p4 back in the day ;-)

                                                            • Bryan Bautista
                                                              Bryan Bautista  3 days back

                                                              can it run crysis ?

                                                              • Erich Mais
                                                                Erich Mais  4 days back

                                                                Those old CPU lids make for good fishing weights

                                                                • Robokod7
                                                                  Robokod7  4 days back

                                                                  BURN IT !!!!!!!!!

                                                                  • Debiplay
                                                                    Debiplay  4 days back

                                                                    I want to See the Titan x backplate

                                                                    • Fifty1stState
                                                                      Fifty1stState  4 days back

                                                                      10:30 Linus wants to spot light the Raptor, then puts in in the mount with the viewing port obscured?

                                                                      • Maurilio Nose
                                                                        Maurilio Nose  4 days back

                                                                        I owned that exact same setup back in 2006
                                                                        Pentium 4 2.4GHz @ 3.2GHz, GTX 6800 Ultra, WD Raptor 10k rpm

                                                                        • Sergeant ConnerB
                                                                          Sergeant ConnerB  4 days back

                                                                          Burn it.

                                                                          • Morten Holsmo
                                                                            Morten Holsmo  4 days back

                                                                            If I remember correctly the first PC I had was Intel Pentium 4 1,4 GHz with 512MB SDRAM (DDR ram was bleeding edge technology back then and barely released) and a Nvidia GeForce 2 MX 200 64MB.

                                                                            • domenech
                                                                              domenech  4 days back

                                                                              Where is part 2, Linus?! C'mon, man, i'm dying here!

                                                                              • Ryan Mueller
                                                                                Ryan Mueller  4 days back

                                                                                This is incredibly stupid. I love it.

                                                                                • The Sarcastic Gamer
                                                                                  The Sarcastic Gamer  4 days back

                                                                                  10,000 rpm drive brings back some memories

                                                                                  • Nikolataur COOL CHANAL

                                                                                    Put an ati radeon hd 3850 or 4670 in it

                                                                                    • Nikolataur COOL CHANAL

                                                                                      Put an ati radeon hd 3850 in it

                                                                                      • Myles Kuhlberg
                                                                                        Myles Kuhlberg  4 days back

                                                                                        OMG I used to have that board and the 3ghz variant of that chip when I built my first system back in highscool!! :D <3
                                                                                        mine OC'd to 3.8 with a massive solid copper heatsink
                                                                                        Actually love this build <3

                                                                                        • Jacob Woodson
                                                                                          Jacob Woodson  4 days back

                                                                                          I can’t believe they got a phanteks case, which makes cases with optical drive support, but didn’t get one that supports optical drives.

                                                                                          • CalabusDabus
                                                                                            CalabusDabus  4 days back

                                                                                            But can it run crysis?

                                                                                            • Patrick Heb
                                                                                              Patrick Heb  4 days back

                                                                                              11:23 pm

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                                                                                                Patrick Heb  4 days back


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                                                                                                  Patrick Heb  4 days back