How bad is this $5000 PC from 10 years ago?

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10 years ago, spending $5,000 on a PC brought you a pretty incredible experience.... but how has the last 10 years treated this EXTREME setup?
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Ian Gregory
Ian Gregory Vor 5 Stunden
DRM Free games from gog dont need a launcher! that'd get rid of the overhead, also watercooling because you can. that's more than enough reason.
Kiyoko Saito
Kiyoko Saito Vor 16 Stunden
I have a 1998 pc HA
chris 1982
chris 1982 Vor 22 Stunden
That tells me when you buy an expansive system like this you can use it 15+ years
Japheth not here
Japheth not here Vor Tag
Fun fact: i born on 2008
YouNeedM3 Vor Tag
"PC from 10 years ago" Parts missing and then you add random parts, also has windows 10 pre installed!
YouNeedM3 Vor Tag
Fucking click bait. The pc is not 10 years old. You've just put random parts together and it has windows 10!!!!!
MistahMatzah Vor 2 Tage
"how has the last 10 years treated this EXTREME setup?" (laughs in PPC Mac)
ivan loquendo
ivan loquendo Vor 15 Stunden
Yea I have a 2009 Mac mini and it is ducking garbage. It can't even run roblox.
SpiderDoesStuff Vor 2 Tage
thats is still faster than my 2018 gaming laptop
Christopher Rasmussen
Christopher Rasmussen Vor 3 Tage
I got the HP Dragon 20 inch laptop C2006. It was that kind of money. Still works, WIN 10 barely. Hate to get rid of it.
Mythical Gaming
Mythical Gaming Vor 3 Tage
when that pc hardware came out i was using a really bad hp laptop lol it was slow since then ive custom built my pc and just did some upgrades recently.
Tristypoo 4u
Tristypoo 4u Vor 3 Tage
Shoutout to Linus for waiting ten years to show us this pc
Lyxles Vor 3 Tage
This is still faster than mine. I still have a DDR2 RAM Supported Motherboard
Ali Chehab
Ali Chehab Vor 4 Tage
when a 10 year old pc is faster than my current pc
majlosos Vor 3 Tage
nice copying comments dumbass nice copying comments dumbass nice copying comments dumbass nice copying comments dumbass nice copying comments dumbass nice copying comments dumbass
Ali Chehab
Ali Chehab Vor 4 Tage
Why don't the water bottles say "Linus Tech Sips"? I'm available for hire.
majlosos Vor 3 Tage
nice copying comments dumbass
Eddev Vor 4 Tage
Bro Linus over here saying that premiere is unusable. Like that's how slow it is when I use it ://///////
Edward Osako
Edward Osako Vor 4 Tage
Gav from Slo Mo Guys
Evan Marcon
Evan Marcon Vor 5 Tage
“G-sync can’t help you with that” Has the same energy as “That’s a lot of damage” 😂😂😂😂
Craig Feather
Craig Feather Vor 6 Tage
Ever wonder why we are sold crap them for big bucks you can buy Titans?? Why are all cards not the best they can be at a decent price, instead of all this watered down shit we have to keep upgrading every year just to keep games running at 60 fps... In my perfect world everyone would be given the high end computers for free ... Why should people miss out who work their arses off just to put food on the table then pay the bills, run out of money and only ever dream of owning a real gaming PC... Very very sad world we live in... Where is the Star Trek type of life? lol
coosh11 Vor 6 Tage
Was there a serial number on the back for ghost recon?
SamSaysStuffSometimes Vor 6 Tage
Nice feature of the JerryRigEverything page! the elevator building episode ftw
VissySpams Vor 6 Tage
This pc runs better then my pc
Hudson Moore
Hudson Moore Vor 7 Tage
When you said "Google Sheet" the Google assistant on my phone (pixel 2 Smartphone) activated
Hudson Moore
Hudson Moore Vor 5 Tage
@Fɪɴɴɪɴᴀᴛɪᴏɴs I only did because other smartphones can choose Google or something else whereas I can't
Fɪɴɴɪɴᴀᴛɪᴏɴs Vor 5 Tage
Did you have to mention your phone was a pixel 2
Avi B
Avi B Vor 7 Tage
Bloodblyat? Linus is part Russian??
PsyArkron Vor 7 Tage
Linus on a 10 year old pc: " amazing it can play 4K! " Me: using a 10 year old 2600K to watch this video in UHD at 30% cpu load like all the other videos every day " ( ಠωಠ)" Hardware didn't really move that much the last ten years honestly. Ryzen is the only game changer that happend. Which is why my other newer setup runs on Ryzen, who cares about Intel these days? Intel isn't competetive anymore, they can't keep up with AMD at all. Their last good series was Sandy anyway, before they started with the cheap toothpaste garbage at Ivy. All the newer Intel CPUs are trash (I know you people owning a newer Intel will hate me when reading this but whatever, don't blame me for writing down the facts, choose better hardware next time).
Luka Miškić
Luka Miškić Vor 7 Tage
My pc is 7 years old and it is not all that bad it is good
Piriane Vor 8 Tage
Task manager is offering you that End task(); system, remember Bill Gates an old man by today but still his sytem could never be worse than apple. Try gaming on Linux, I challange you Linus!
Dat Boi
Dat Boi Vor 8 Tage
Just put a geforce 9500 GS into my build cus i’m waiting on a 3060ti. Thing is gonna run chrome like a CHAMP.
Messer Schnitt
Messer Schnitt Vor 8 Tage
This one is actually quite powerful already. I still have a working system that I used quite regularly until recently, built in 2007 using the famous Core Quad Q6600, initially 2 GB RAM (later upgraded to 4 GB), and the great GeForce 8800 GTS. In 2017 equipped with a small leftover SSD for the system, GTX 1050 Ti (needed the DisplayPort for a new 2k monitor) and installed win 10 pro 64-bit inter the xp 32. Still working just fine for browsing and playing videos, although I don't play games that much or use Photoshop (the only games I played on it were Diablo III and StarCraft 2, running just fine) 😏
Gozi Vor 9 Tage
It’s easy to get sata 3 on there! Just get the pci express card there.
kal222 Vor 9 Tage
i need that door hanger
C Ca
C Ca Vor 9 Tage
The voiceless hydrogen histochemically wrap because top intraorally lick amidst a violet growth. miscreant, infamous idea
Charming Peasant
Charming Peasant Vor 9 Tage
My system HDD is from 2008.
Kai Lamond 9G
Kai Lamond 9G Vor 10 Tage
But can it run crysis?
Mark Manley
Mark Manley Vor 10 Tage
I am using my Phenome II 955 Black CPU yet. ROCKS! (some stupid games began to not accept it since Farcry 5 for a stupid standard).
Andr0s 008
Andr0s 008 Vor 11 Tage
11 years
Wexon YT
Wexon YT Vor 11 Tage
I just started And i already knew that 5000$ Computer is alot of better than my 7 year laptop
“It’s the menu!” Obviously this guy has never tried to run the Warzone menu.
ITz Colm
ITz Colm Vor 11 Tage
Remember this when I knew nothing about computers thinking holy shit it's black rather the typical blue intel it must be good
Mystic Vor 11 Tage
if you look closely you can see whenever he reads the script.
Ivar Visser
Ivar Visser Vor 12 Tage
if u cant bring up task manager on a game crash i like to do is: windows+tab> create new "desktop"> move to that desktop(or move the game there)> then try killing it again with task manager
xenosaga01 Vor 12 Tage
Pretty interesting that the uptime was 21hours and counting even though he just powered up the system...
Man with a Cr10
Man with a Cr10 Vor 12 Tage
How much would those specs cost today
Man with a Cr10
Man with a Cr10 Vor 12 Tage
Why is this almost older then me because like unmmm I’m in my early teens
SharkBuble YT
SharkBuble YT Vor 12 Tage
What's sad to me is its probably after than the cheap laptop I use that's only two years old._.
Which networking card you have used with this board? Thanks
Barrett Epp
Barrett Epp Vor 14 Tage
I am still using a 2009 mac pro.
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nick 007 uber driver Vor 15 Tage
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nick 007 Vor 15 Tage
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nick 007 Vor 15 Tage
Vihaan Kodiganti
Vihaan Kodiganti Vor 15 Tage
Well the 10 year old pc can handle 4k footage but can barely handle productivity and gaming at 4k.
Playing cod 4 on ultra graphics
Appel flap
Appel flap Vor 15 Tage
Skip ad 1:35
Miguel Acosta
Miguel Acosta Vor 15 Tage
i like skipping through all the segways l0l
Christian Hiwatashi
Christian Hiwatashi Vor 15 Tage
30 dollars for a water bottle.
Spencer N
Spencer N Vor 16 Tage
10:45 hehe Linus boutta give some sex tips
Just Tim
Just Tim Vor 16 Tage
Omg $5k!? That’s insane
dd22 koopaesverde
dd22 koopaesverde Vor 16 Tage
2040: intel hd graphcis 10900 vs rtx 3090 how bad is a 20 years old 1500€ graphic card
Ashley Miller
Ashley Miller Vor 16 Tage
I was still rocking my dual X5470 with 8 FBDDR2 slots until just a few months ago. Had to upgrade because it was.... just... absolutely awful. Now it operates as a NAS. A terribly inefficient, loud, power-hungry NAS.
pinkretard69 Vor 17 Tage
damit no bath water included
tehs3raph1m Vor 17 Tage
Linus moaning about not being able to kill tasks, just doesn't know how to run taskkill /im "process name" /f
Przemysław Kołosiński
Przemysław Kołosiński Vor 16 Tage
Simple use kill -9 task_id
José Teixeira
José Teixeira Vor 17 Tage
It is still perfect to pair an Areca 1884ix-12 8GB cache or Microsemi 3154-8i 4GB cache because it has a lot of free PCI-E bus without sharing IRQ.
Tweety Vor 17 Tage
My pc is also quite old, and it Has the best graphics card that was available 7 years ago: the Radeon 7970
CYBER MIT Vor 18 Tage
Who else born on 2008 like me
freddy2nt Vor 18 Tage
Dude! My current PC which I game on is 10 years old.
Gianluca Daniele Di Maggio
Gianluca Daniele Di Maggio Vor 19 Tage
Can't get task manager to show? There's a reason why you can make it always show in background. Someone like Linus should know that
CL Films
CL Films Vor 19 Tage
but could it run crysis?
Vidura Ravindranath
Vidura Ravindranath Vor 19 Tage
I also like to play a game. But there is no money to buy a computer with enough specifications to play games. If there is anyone who can help me make my dream come true as much as possible.
Bob Sponge
Bob Sponge Vor 19 Tage
With that performance, most people would find that PC quite fast and usable. It is probably more reliable than some brand new cheap PCs.
TheNostalgicGamer Vor 19 Tage
5000 pc 10 years ago now 600 pc today
Neil Guzzetti
Neil Guzzetti Vor 19 Tage
At least you could buy gpus then....
Boonamai Vor 19 Tage
Spectacular game crash? I can't get into task manager half the time some game crashes ^^
so os
so os Vor 20 Tage
The chip set fan not being plugged in could have spoiled the results for most of the benchmarks you preformed, especially running Anno 1800
Elite Knight Productions
Elite Knight Productions Vor 20 Tage
Hehe bad linus showing code XD
Cheesecake Patel
Cheesecake Patel Vor 20 Tage
I have a 50000 $ computer from 11 years ago
Arnab Das
Arnab Das Vor 20 Tage
GRAW2 ran fine with AMD Sempron single core APU with 1GB RAM that I had at that time at 900p native resolution on a Samsung Monitor
GenFox 1G
GenFox 1G Vor 21 Tag
This guy may be good with technology but he doesnt understand the true pain of thinking 20fps is great for a game like roblox.
Zachary Simmons
Zachary Simmons Vor 21 Tag
I found 4 towers similar to this in the e waste bin. They each have 2 to 4 amd opterons and 64gb ddr2.
ReganMarceLis Vor 21 Tag
BTW: Love this video, this is sort of what I am talking about, thank YOU! Older stuff, x58 x79 and x99 FOREVER! 2500K original King of Overclocking, forever! ....then 7700k... the sandy-bridge "architecture was never replicated until 7700k's architecture but then they used gunky-Gunk on the chips underneath, lowering the lifespan unless you have it opened and, well put more higher grade "gunky-gunk" on it as is there anyway to ever solder a non-solders chip? #HMM...... This is why I also LOVE, LOVE the 7740x, turn Hyper Threading off and go to town on my GOLD chip but spending MOST of the time still on my 1680 v2 .... Yoo, do you have a 9990Xe? It exist, still my dream chip just BECAUSE - Rare is as cool as older but "BEASTING it" still... Heck, the 9900k (not ks) was not able to beat an overclocked (all unlocked) 1680 v2 ivy bridge when released and still loses in latency, BY ALLOT - Big Time!..... it barely loses when it does on occasion to the 9900k - this says TONS.... Tech Yes City figured it out and even used it over his 9900k because he practices what he preaches what an awesome dude... -Steve from PhiLLy
ReganMarceLis Vor 21 Tag
Linus - MUST READ: I can tell you what you are doing wrong brother - sorry - not wrong but MISSING.... in your videos, YOU need to produce double the content because I understand you NEED to do the newer stuff for "some folks" and the "dreamers" out there as well as the sponsors.... If you see this and listen I promise it will work like Tom Brady promised he was the best pick the Patriots had ever chose before he even made the team and was picked barely, last by them out of pity in the 6th and final round, NOW L00K!..... Listen, for every one video or even two videos you make..... (least, even if have to drop talk-show, something else Talk show is purdy good mate?) .......then at least make one for older tech, not super old but older higher end and just "good stuff" that mostly everyone is capable of getting their hands on, how to fix it, how to overclock it, the xeons, the x58, x79 (especially) and my new fave the x99 and v3/v4 xeons on all sorts of boards from the old flagships to NEW - heck even single core stuff with a quad duo thrown in once in awhile (oldest I would go) but basically like the Tech Yes City channels of DEpost, the RandomGaming channels of the world and of course be more thorough like the "known now and loved Steve" (I called that gamers nexus would be known and loved, so articulate with everything and his people as well as smart but the drive the man has, NEVER STOPS - He was destined and I called it way back when he was still filming from a closet but his heart does NOT QUIT - he does need to get humbled though as in let some stuff slide and not always need passive aggressive revenge I see now that he is larger or it will also be his down-fall and I am being brash, not mean... sincere...because I like STEVE Over-all) ...but anyway, just watch Tech Yes City and Mimic the premise with your face at first, least a year and a half with the switch ready in place long before watching and HECK, you already have so much "stuff" there - why not? .....People do not always want to see what is the greatest in benchmarks but rather what is the greatest in benchmarks and unknown as in older x79, x99 or even how the 2500k is doing in 2021 is a video I am waiting for and it will SHOW soon, the only reason I do not watch your stuff anymore is the high end stuff is making you have to do the stuff for the ad's and it does get repetitive but I think your a rock-solid person Linus and go get that money - you feed many mouths and are obviously a good person.... Back to what I was saying; you have to get extra creative and maybe even do stuff that you do not want to always because of the situation, change it yourself with a "Tech Yes City channel" heck bring him over to Canada and on the show for a week, how great would that be, if anyone in the WORLD deserves that, Bryan from Tech Yes City does and - NO - I do not know this man nor or we related, etc etc.. I just watch his video and happen to love his style, etc.. So now, I ask you; why can you not have both? .....You can(!) if you decide, heck you can even just have another do it for you on your staff eventually as mentioned on a Linus Tech Tips2 channel, draft somebody NEW who has the HEART, Smarts and face we wanna see that is "wanting to do it not just for the money but for the LOVE of "past enthusiast & bargain tech" etc ..... someone like me but I am obviously not there, if you do go this way I will be awaiting on the sidelines and cheering you on broski from America and maybe one day you can send me a plane ticket over for "try-out's" as Linus - it is NOT-OVER just because you had a Vasectomy, hah, was a joke but seriously it is NOT like you seem (it seems) to always think, its just NOT...... unless you keep thinking and preparing for it then maybe it is but what I mean is; it DOES NOT HAVE TO BE! .....Now "Get-UP" I DIDN'T HEAR NO bell bud..... Make this your PRIME by being halfway thru NOW not 3/4 or even 7/8's , etc.... -Steve from Philly BTW: Keep being like Trump/Many Others - and do NOT bow down to the "Big Tech" as in go against them when its fair to .... like this video - love that! #BeRighteous #BeTheResistance with integrity, we need these folks in the world, you gain as much or MORE then ytou lose when you become this "guy".... #Exposer
ReganMarceLis Vor 21 Tag
BTW: Love this video, this is sort of what I am talking about, thank YOU!
carson miller
carson miller Vor 22 Tage
He should of used an older graphics card
Diaxownik69 TM
Diaxownik69 TM Vor 22 Tage
10 year computer - "Super Old" 😁
Clem Z
Clem Z Vor 22 Tage
The 4K footage is just rendered by the GPU. Hence CPU usage in that scenario is irrelevant tho.
Kapcer 2137
Kapcer 2137 Vor 22 Tage
when you see stuff like this, it makes you worried if it's worth buying a new rig
Tantricsecrets Vor 22 Tage
With overclocking two cpus with one motherboard, wouldn't they have to be exact or very close to the same clock speed, is it even possible to overclock them?
Jamesy TheReDevil
Jamesy TheReDevil Vor 23 Tage
intel has been robbing the community, for years! NO MORE.
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Rahh Twitch Vor 24 Tage
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RB806 GAMING Vor 24 Tage
I need a pc coach to help me build
Chris Gardiner
Chris Gardiner Vor 24 Tage
Chris Gardiner
Chris Gardiner Vor 24 Tage
I have an ATARI 2600
Nanachi • ななち
Nanachi • ななち Vor 25 Tage
Remember, your build isn't bad, just outdated .
grovermatic Vor 25 Tage
But 2008 was just a couple years ago... fuck I'm old. :-/
joot_ gaming
joot_ gaming Vor 25 Tage
8:15 if you wanna skip through him talking, here's where he actually starts the pc
S7 Vor 21 Stunde
Most of us come for the talking
communist doggo
communist doggo Vor 6 Tage
EY thx
Ginger Rancher
Ginger Rancher Vor 26 Tage
SKULL TRAIL *Lincoln Park Intensifies*
Garrett Reyman
Garrett Reyman Vor 26 Tage
I don’t like beardless Linus here in 2021.
Adam Palma
Adam Palma Vor 26 Tage
Should've put XP on there for a real test
val/John Longo’s
val/John Longo’s Vor 27 Tage
Oh my god fire wire
Tactics IzRaw
Tactics IzRaw Vor 28 Tage
I use GeForce Now to play games tbh, my computer can't handle them lol
Damian M
Damian M Vor 28 Tage
u stick ur finger into the fans burt finger gon xD
We OVERCLOCKED this $5000 PC from 10 years ago!!!
This motherboard is STUPID.. and I love it!!
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