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  • Published: 11 April 2019
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    Gamers on a budget can usually save money by finding good deals on Amazon - but what if you built the CHEAPEST PC you could find?

    PARTS LIST (we're not recommending this...):
    CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
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    Cooler: Rosewill 80mm Low Profile
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    Motherboard: Acer Veriton M275 G41 mATX
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    RAM: Samsung 2GB DDR3 1333MHz (DID NOT WORK)
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    Graphics Card: AMD Radeon 5450 (mislabeled)
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    Storage: WD 160GB Caviar Blue
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    Power Supply: Insignia 520W
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    Case: Rosewill SCM-01
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Comments • 5 072

  • It’s Ye Boi Max
    It’s Ye Boi Max  29 minutes back

    How much in all

    • tvonharten
      tvonharten  2 hours back

      Ps5 get on it

      • Nathan Chew
        Nathan Chew  23 hours back

        hey, ive got a core 2 duo 7500. and 8400 is greater than 7500. not complaining.

        • BH Gmg
          BH Gmg  24 hours back

          When you realize wolfenstein 3D had ray tracing....

          • Yangster
            Yangster  1 days back

            Riley is me in every group project ever. I humbly apologize for being the riley.

            • DigiFootage FX
              DigiFootage FX  1 days back

              Loved this video. Even when the intention of the video is a complete failure and everything goes south from what was expected, they somehow turn it into entertaining viewing that gets millions of views. I actually learned a couple things here like OEM ram not being capable of working in any other system, by design.

              • Kegg
                Kegg  2 days back

                In 2008 my family payed around 4000 to 5000 for a computer like this

                • thedancinzerg
                  thedancinzerg  2 days back

                  Ah yes intel:
                  "Should we name our cpu socket types?"
                  "Nah, let's just use pin count, people 20 years from now will surely know the difference,
                  And besides we would NEVER reuse the same pin count"

                  • Gord Sand
                    Gord Sand  3 days back

                    what i found a pc in a shopping cart before i knew what a pc was man what a turd it was

                    • Gord Sand
                      Gord Sand  3 days back

                      o god that sooo cheap ass shittt

                      • KoloCuzzo
                        KoloCuzzo  3 days back

                        so u build my pc?

                        • Mehdi Soliman
                          Mehdi Soliman  3 days back

                          this why you don't let a noob buy things

                          • Daniel Karlsson
                            Daniel Karlsson  4 days back

                            My old media PC buildt March 2013. Runs this.
                            MediaPC: Mobo:GA-78LMT Cpu:II X4 965 3,4GHz Cpucool:Hyper 212 EVO Ram:8GB 1600Mhz Psu:CX 430M Mod Chassi:Define Mini Black

                            • RanDom JamAican
                              RanDom JamAican  4 days back

                              Lol y’all so nerdy

                              • Future Zamasu
                                Future Zamasu  5 days back

                                All of your builds are as same as you. Total garbage

                                • Mad Dave
                                  Mad Dave  5 days back

                                  you guys talking like these components are trash
                                  but most of the people cant afford a 2000 dollar pc -.-
                                  how i hate this channel

                                  • Deathstreams
                                    Deathstreams  2 days back

                                    you can pick up a used sandy bridge system with a gtx 980 for 200$

                                • Deadsayer
                                  Deadsayer  5 days back

                                  Of course it sucked for gaming. That graphics card is not a gaming card. Also, why is building an LGA775 rig such an adventure for you guys? I've put so many of those together I could do it in my sleep. You guys seem to find a lot of 775 mobos with DDR3 slots though. I've only seen one that didn't have DDR2. Also never had a problem putting HP RAM in an Acer mobo or what have you.

                                  • Conex Xenon
                                    Conex Xenon  5 days back

                                    I just bhought a 70 dollar dell optiplex on ebay.

                                    • Jesus Luna
                                      Jesus Luna  6 days back

                                      Just like a cooking show lol

                                      • Matthew Godwin
                                        Matthew Godwin  6 days back

                                        There games love play but my machine will not play them and dropping over grand isn't possible cause of ex's and hit run driver and other stupid company driver blamed me and 👮 lied in court

                                        • Mark Kolesky
                                          Mark Kolesky  6 days back

                                          the Radeon HD 6350's were deployed in mass with the Dell optiplex series in 2012 Specifically the 390s... i know this because its 2019 and where i work we are still using those computers and that shitty DVI splitter connection on the back.

                                          • Bill Milosz
                                            Bill Milosz  6 days back

                                            Linus is shrinking. Everytime I see him he looks shorter. This should be investigated.

                                            • Joshua Chong
                                              Joshua Chong  6 days back

                                              fire that guy :(

                                              • PlaysWithBlades
                                                PlaysWithBlades  7 days back

                                                You guys remind me of an vintage Czechoslovakian cartoon "A je to!"... I was having flashbacks for the entire duration of video.

                                                • Sam Bev.
                                                  Sam Bev.  1 weeks back

                                                  This PC was a team building exercise for Keys and Linus and it makes me happy!

                                                  • Dluen Mogstar
                                                    Dluen Mogstar  1 weeks back

                                                    I remember my computer having ribbons and my dad telling me how important they were xD

                                                    • Zhonix
                                                      Zhonix  1 weeks back

                                                      I thought you’re not supposed to put the board on top of the plastic it came in bc the static can short circuit it

                                                      • Victor PH
                                                        Victor PH  1 weeks back

                                                        No one :
                                                        Ltt : playing a 100$ pc on a 144hz

                                                        • Samuel Sullivan
                                                          Samuel Sullivan  1 weeks back

                                                          Linus I could do way cheaper and far more janky if you'd like :D

                                                          • Omar Yahya
                                                            Omar Yahya  1 weeks back

                                                            Gigabyte EP43-UD3L
                                                            Intel X5450
                                                            4x 2GB DDR2←Chinese generic (Killsire)
                                                            GTX 750ti
                                                            Kingston SSD 120GB
                                                            Barracuda 1TB
                                                            5 Copper Pipe generic CPU cooler
                                                            Thermaltake 500 MWE
                                                            Generic Case
                                                            Total= $280
                                                            HTPC/Budget Gaming PC

                                                            • SkillShot Gaming
                                                              SkillShot Gaming  1 weeks back

                                                              14:26 Linus shoutcasting activated.

                                                              • Dan D
                                                                Dan D  1 weeks back

                                                                Order a bunch of random stuff thats not compatible, then sprinkle in compatible parts as your sanity goes bye bye until you get 30 fps in rocket league. Got it, let's go thrifting *picks up server mother board* PERFECT

                                                                • Douglas Jones
                                                                  Douglas Jones  1 weeks back

                                                                  But I still watched it........

                                                                  • Douglas Jones
                                                                    Douglas Jones  1 weeks back

                                                                    Forget the waste of money, More like a waste of time! LOL.

                                                                    • ARC
                                                                      ARC  1 weeks back

                                                                      I thought Riley might have been Clint from Corridor Crew xD

                                                                      • Eleven_ Gamer
                                                                        Eleven_ Gamer  1 weeks back

                                                                        !intel HD crapphics

                                                                        • Jing350
                                                                          Jing350  1 weeks back

                                                                          Please more stupid writer videos...yeah let the guys who know nothing about PC build a pc.....hilarity will ensue first good video in forever...

                                                                          • dolamyte
                                                                            dolamyte  1 weeks back

                                                                            @16:23 that "wow" face is priceless

                                                                            • Avva
                                                                              Avva  2 weeks back

                                                                              "But it's on! :D"


                                                                              -Riley, 2019 7:36

                                                                              • Matthew So
                                                                                Matthew So  2 weeks back

                                                                                What was the first old school game he played???

                                                                                • John Wick
                                                                                  John Wick  2 weeks back

                                                                                  I’ve proudly used that port you’ve never seen for years until I replaced my graphics card

                                                                                  • Saad Lazmany
                                                                                    Saad Lazmany  2 weeks back

                                                                                    for real you never see that , i'm used to see those every day when i was working in fixing pc, laptop , phones

                                                                                    • Peralta
                                                                                      Peralta  2 weeks back

                                                                                      This pc is significantly better than my high school ones.

                                                                                      They have the core 2 duos they mentioned at the beginning and 521mb of ram. God damn it

                                                                                    • The Show Guy
                                                                                      The Show Guy  2 weeks back

                                                                                      You absolutely crease me every time, even when trying to be serious and I use the term “ Trying “ loosely 😂 Education and hilarity all at the same time. Knowledge is unreal Linus, Keep it going please. Love and Respect from the U.K. 🙏

                                                                                      • Jose Juarez
                                                                                        Jose Juarez  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Anthony on standby.

                                                                                        • mimi love
                                                                                          mimi love  2 weeks back

                                                                                          now i realized how my pc suck

                                                                                          • Diego Moisés Llano Moraga

                                                                                            is so stupid xd (in a good way) buy whatever... don't look compatibilties, don't ask, just buy it. and... make a video about it? jajaja

                                                                                            • Shwa Andary
                                                                                              Shwa Andary  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Said it once before and I’ll say it again. Riley was the best thing to ever happen to this channel/Linus.