No Dollar Wasted PC Build Guide

  • Published: 04 May 2019
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    Now that we’ve got new hardware to play with, it’s time to resurrect the Build Guides once again, this time looking for the absolute best bang for the buck!

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  • Linus Tech Tips
    Linus Tech Tips   3 months back

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    • yeet
      yeet  3 weeks back

      ElijahB 5g
      is safe change my mind

    • Tianjie Lu
      Tianjie Lu  4 weeks back

      @Gone Pear Shape Only $1000 dollars? So I can make a powerful PC for the price of Apple's monitor stand, lol. Thx BTW 😊

    • Gone Pear Shape
      Gone Pear Shape  4 weeks back

      @Tianjie Lu They said $1000

    • Mark Mathews
      Mark Mathews  1 months back

      You made it sound common but I have never seen a case that has the power supply in the bottom of it. Att the cases at the pc show have top mounted ones, the normal way

    • De ViceCrimsin
      De ViceCrimsin  1 months back

      @Must Ya, you definitely have a point. Especially the younger audience. Oh! Even worse are people who don't ask questions or even care to ask. Definitely Edit the video and put in some extra CYA. It'd be pretty annoying if y'all caught a case cuz someone did the equivalent of sticking their hand/feet in extremely cold substances (i.e. liquid nitrogen) with gloves/boots on.

  • Jason C
    Jason C  3 hours back

    Hey, this was very informative and easy to understand. I appreciate how you spared no detail. The comment in the beginning about the pill sorter also working to manage the screw storage, that was clearly from somebody who knew what they were talking about and making it simple for regular people. Also, I would have put the PSU in before the motherboard...

    • Micale 22
      Micale 22  5 hours back

      3:11 didnt noticed the shot at Verge until now lmao. Nice

      • dayzahvoo
        dayzahvoo  5 hours back

        1-3 or 2-4 the same thing? ive always gone 1-3 am i doing something wrong or is it basically the same thing?

        • adam alaoui
          adam alaoui  6 hours back

          I would like a radeon VII + Ryzen 9 3900 pc build, maybe the all AMD’s computer would perform better than a Nvidia + intel pc

          • Jonathan
            Jonathan  6 hours back

            honestly an ESD is overrated. I honestly think it really does nothing. I mean it does something but it is not needed. how many times do we watch videos of people not using one and everything is ok. If fact I have never in my life seen a video where a computer build is ruined because of eletrostatic. Never. I mean NEVER. Please show me a video of something terrible has happened from not using the device or a mat. I have built 100s of computers without an ESD device and have always been fine. If you think static will mess up a computer while building than why does it never do that touching any computer component ever. Like just taking the parts out of a box everytime you upgrade your computer. seriously I think it is a bunch of bullshit but I do like the mat. where can I get a cool mat like that?

            • Angelo Alexander
              Angelo Alexander  8 hours back

              09:03 literally sounds like a piece of tin

              • M. Kokabiel
                M. Kokabiel  11 hours back

                Lol this is really funny and useful. Thanks for this

                • Rasmus Dramin
                  Rasmus Dramin  11 hours back

                  Just need to point out. Your ESD theory is completely wrong and can actually cause damage to your computer. You should only be connected to the components that you use. The ground has nothing to do with it.

                  • Slowest Drummer
                    Slowest Drummer  12 hours back

                    i really hate those usb 3.0 connectors

                    • SteveAkaGoatpile
                      SteveAkaGoatpile  14 hours back

                      Lesson 1. think ahead with the cables.
                      Lesson 2. dont cheap out with the case.

                      • SNIFFEFAR
                        SNIFFEFAR  15 hours back

                        it's crazy that you can have 18 tb hdd... like WHEN ARE YOU GONNA NEED SO FUCKING MUCH SPACE!

                        • Chris Kontos
                          Chris Kontos  15 hours back

                          13:06 “It will strip and you are going to have a bad time” I felt that

                          • jman
                            jman  17 hours back

                            I can’t tell where his eyes are looking and it bugs me.

                            • Square-Enix
                              Square-Enix  17 hours back

                              i really miss Linus voice until the end

                              • Tom Dippnall
                                Tom Dippnall  19 hours back

                                anthony is a true king

                                • Avionics DiGiacomo
                                  Avionics DiGiacomo  19 hours back

                                  I5-9400f probably better pairing with the 2070 for gaming. But no over clock and I belive 2600 is better at work loads than 9400f. Not sure going 9400f would cost more with respect to mobo and the like.

                                  • Klm
                                    Klm  7 hours back

                                    you will get better ipc about 10% that is good specially for gaming but the trade off is that it will cost much more.. about 30€ more just for the cpu then 20/30€ for the cooler.. (ryzen come with a stock ventirad that is ok) so roughly about 10% win in ipc for 50% cost ... not a good deal, and not to mention that in multitasking the ryzen beat the intel, i'm usualy pro intel but in this match i think ryzen is realy good for tight budget and make more sense. if you want to compare by yourself..

                                • WIDESPREAD GAMING
                                  WIDESPREAD GAMING  20 hours back

                                  Explains installing windows at end. *ajomatically. But great job Anthony you should do lead narration in this channel here. Your voice dosent wanna make me scratch my eyes out like some others.. It has a Bob Ross effect. Lets paint a happy gpu right here.😂😂. But great job though buddy.

                                  • Internet Entity
                                    Internet Entity  20 hours back

                                    But, but! Not a single case fan!!!

                                    • Amelia Rhodes
                                      Amelia Rhodes  22 hours back

                                      Loved listening to you. You delivered a convincing video for a noob. However, we hit a wall when it came to installing an operating system. I don't have access to a Windows PC. So telling me that all I have to do is download the drivers on a Windows PC brings it all to a screeching halt. Just dropped a grand on parts put them together and have no operating system? Come on now. We need a second video, a follow up that goes into the first load of an operating system, pulease.

                                      • Elmo Hammer
                                        Elmo Hammer  24 hours back

                                        I like Dani’s tech tips

                                        • Maxi
                                          Maxi  1 days back

                                          very good guide , very clear explanatios keep up th egood work

                                          • Steve Smith
                                            Steve Smith  1 days back

                                            Anthony is the best. 100% watched multiple times just to see the best do it up.

                                            • kyle the keen
                                              kyle the keen  1 days back

                                              Dennis is required to make videos from now on.

                                              • larry the lizard
                                                larry the lizard  1 days back

                                                gaben is that you?

                                                • NotABerger _
                                                  NotABerger _  1 days back

                                                  I don't think they are gonna disassemble this one after the video.

                                                  • Ryoku Y
                                                    Ryoku Y  1 days back

                                                    22:53 Do you also need big arms to cable manage that well?

                                                    • Nuclear Trinity
                                                      Nuclear Trinity  1 days back

                                                      Case was too cheap for the build

                                                      • Misty
                                                        Misty  1 days back


                                                        • Ryoku Y
                                                          Ryoku Y  1 days back

                                                          If Dennis ever leaves, the channel is gonna go down hill.

                                                          • ThriftyAV
                                                            ThriftyAV  1 days back

                                                            Rosewill SRM-01 is $35 on Newegg. Thermaltake Versal H21 is $45. This extra $10 gets you a power supply mount on the bottom, the ability to mount two fans to the top as well as two fans on the front, much better mounting options for drives, and most importantly for a build, room to work. I can see why you went with the absolute cheapest available for a "no dollar wasted" build, but cooling is part of "performance" so it could be argued that $10 is worth being able to mount the extra fans.

                                                            • John Addington
                                                              John Addington  1 days back

                                                              *Drops ram*
                                                              Carrying on Linus' legacy I see

                                                              • TheStevh22
                                                                TheStevh22  1 days back

                                                                Is it okay to unpack the mainboard with the esd wire disconnected? ^^ watch at 3:39

                                                                • Subaru Owner
                                                                  Subaru Owner  1 days back

                                                                  I only like LTT videos that Anthony hosts. You hear that Linus? DO YOU?!

                                                                  • Pjes #
                                                                    Pjes #  1 days back

                                                                    Dennis applies thermal paste to cpu holder
                                                                    Ah shit here we go again

                                                                    • Cris_Emiliano
                                                                      Cris_Emiliano  1 days back

                                                                      I like this guy

                                                                      • Josh Li
                                                                        Josh Li  2 days back

                                                                        Jim yang

                                                                        • // Deadset
                                                                          // Deadset  2 days back

                                                                          I use my dogs old metal food bowl from when she was a puppy..... works great!

                                                                          • majorjockitch
                                                                            majorjockitch  2 days back

                                                                            So yeah , who the hell do you think you are?!?! THE BOB ROSS OF COMPUTER BUILDS?!?!

                                                                            • Lukenzy
                                                                              Lukenzy  2 days back

                                                                              I'm 2 minutes into the video and what the fuck is going on

                                                                              • alton Davis
                                                                                alton Davis  2 days back

                                                                                send Linux on more vacations. lol jk both are good!

                                                                                • Darryl Elder
                                                                                  Darryl Elder  2 days back

                                                                                  Does anyone have a suggestion for a full size tower to buy instead of this mid-size tower in the video? Just to make the build easier?

                                                                                  • chayne mitchell
                                                                                    chayne mitchell  2 days back

                                                                                    I want Dennis' Tech Tips! Woo Hoo! ;-)

                                                                                    • Bruineface
                                                                                      Bruineface  2 days back

                                                                                      you make me think of lester from GTA 5 LOL

                                                                                      • Adam Caliskan
                                                                                        Adam Caliskan  2 days back

                                                                                        Anthony FTW!

                                                                                        • 4Leka
                                                                                          4Leka  2 days back

                                                                                          Yes, please do more videos Anthony!

                                                                                          • Bode Sami
                                                                                            Bode Sami  2 days back

                                                                                            i liked the way how he showed the mistakes he made

                                                                                            • Nite Owl
                                                                                              Nite Owl  2 days back

                                                                                              linus is not allowed to stay at home while you guys make him money. he better get his ass back to the studio and make me some more videos..