Would you pay $100 for a Chinese Salvage Motherboard?? I did..

  • Published: 30 June 2019
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Comments • 4 689

  • Raymond Chang
    Raymond Chang  4 hours back

    Actually the Asus X79 deluxe board does support booting from nvme on PCI-E slot, but only Windows 10 system. i.e. you can not boot Windows 7(or older) on an nvme drive sticked on PCI-E slot on this borad.

    • Yuga Parsadaan
      Yuga Parsadaan  13 hours back

      stop asking her, f*ck off linus, she just make a living .

      • VoltageLP
        VoltageLP  1 days back

        BTW, it should also support DDR3 ECC memory, which is dirt cheap

        • VoltageLP
          VoltageLP  1 days back

          Yes, chipsets, chipsets

          • Plex'n Brown
            Plex'n Brown  6 days back

            Still would rather go with oem board from dell or hp then it sorta works

            • JimmyBr3f
              JimmyBr3f  7 days back

              I like how that is what my bios looks like

              • Affaan Mansoori
                Affaan Mansoori  1 weeks back

                *I can die peacefully*
                Linus : Tell me more about the motherboard
                Cute Lady: YES *An Actual Person* not meme

                • Me 2
                  Me 2  1 weeks back

                  Give it to the verge and i bet you they'll find a way to fk it up beyond recognition.. hope they will make it a go for the lols

                  • Aurora Rawlinson
                    Aurora Rawlinson  2 weeks back

                    You know Linus Huananzhi makes an X99 chipset on aliexpress, right?

                    • Brian Flanigan
                      Brian Flanigan  2 weeks back

                      Lol Linus come on man, she has no idea how to answer all those questions.. she just knows key features

                      • Ronnie Peele Dechlis
                        Ronnie Peele Dechlis  2 weeks back

                        i have an ASUS x79 Deluxe with an m2 card on adapter in pci 16x slot. it can be don after bios update.. Samsung 950 pro 256 GB works fine Linus

                        • Thang Le
                          Thang Le  2 weeks back

                          it's a Intel C612 chip for server, a Chinese piracy

                          • CMDR Tony Curtis
                            CMDR Tony Curtis  2 weeks back

                            Purpose of the video, shamelessly plug merch....ready for my vacuum drink mug now.

                            • Mike Kojoori
                              Mike Kojoori  2 weeks back

                              Hi Linus. Does it make sense to build a multi-socket system with older generation CPUs? Is it basically it depends on the generation and what tech was introduced?

                              • Mike Kojoori
                                Mike Kojoori  2 weeks back

                                @TouchOfThorn Thanks for the reply. Does that mean it's almost never a good idea to upgrade by getting faster older rather than getting current parts? Another example would be an extreme edition Intel chip. I currently have a 7700k.

                              • TouchOfThorn
                                TouchOfThorn  2 weeks back

                                it depends on what your trying to beat with 2 older gen cpus but it would probably end up being more expensive

                            • Martin Stašek
                              Martin Stašek  2 weeks back

                              Great - now I can get a spare mobo when my old finally explodes :-D I am using a 4820K (overclocked to 4,7) and it is still more then enough for games.

                              • Big Jay
                                Big Jay  3 weeks back

                                anyone else notice... in the right light... linus could get the D?? like yeah touch them circuits baby!

                                • Donovan Greenwood
                                  Donovan Greenwood  3 weeks back

                                  pretty simple for anyone that's flipped a pc. the CPUs are coming from OEM machines. the companies that own them upgrade every X years. one of the first things you look for is a new motherboard due to the OEM models having little to no overclock functions and a proprietary form factors.

                                  • macstmanj3
                                    macstmanj3  3 weeks back

                                    I really appreciate that they're recycling these old chipsets. Good job 👍

                                    • Gary Jenkins
                                      Gary Jenkins  3 weeks back

                                      Really enjoyed this video. Thank you.

                                      • Emanuel Isakov
                                        Emanuel Isakov  3 weeks back

                                        "Ah yes, the chipset is made of chipset"

                                        • inthelandofnumbnuts
                                          inthelandofnumbnuts  3 weeks back

                                          Dann,MF cannot stop buying crap from China.

                                          • laginw
                                            laginw  3 weeks back

                                            Linus channel + "Chinese" word in the title = grab popcorn 🍿 and sit back

                                            • Arijit Majumdar
                                              Arijit Majumdar  3 weeks back


                                              • Ha Vu
                                                Ha Vu  3 weeks back

                                                GHT has the same look as Intel.

                                                • Marty Thornton
                                                  Marty Thornton  3 weeks back

                                                  No I wouldn't because of them treating Hong Kong people bad. I'm going to start buying from Hong Kong.

                                                  • Ev MIles
                                                    Ev MIles  3 weeks back

                                                    He was being a condescending jerk, unsub!

                                                    • PHIL _ FPV
                                                      PHIL _ FPV  3 weeks back

                                                      Wow how much is that drink bottle $30 ur taking the piss linus

                                                      • fornax333
                                                        fornax333  3 weeks back

                                                        I only see good things with this. It's cheap, it works better than the original as it now can handle M.2 SSD and it is based on recycled parts.

                                                        • NiggaNig420 TOONZ
                                                          NiggaNig420 TOONZ  4 weeks back

                                                          The sales woman was a blowjob queen.

                                                          • KiLDELTA
                                                            KiLDELTA  4 weeks back

                                                            Looking at the GPUs those are fake GPUs known for issues of not really working at all

                                                            • Robi Flego
                                                              Robi Flego  4 weeks back

                                                              they were up front she told you streight up " we use colected the used cpus" at 1:44 ...

                                                              • Kieron Golding
                                                                Kieron Golding  4 weeks back

                                                                Please; perleez Will the Runing X99 V1.2 overclock past 3.9G - Nobody as far as I can tell has checked out this mobo - Thanks Pal

                                                                • JD96893
                                                                  JD96893  4 weeks back

                                                                  Linus, there is a fairly big market for used Intel xeon processors. They not only do they give great performance per usd but also are free of import taxes in a lot of countries, like Russia, Australia (I think) and pretty much all of south America. Aaaand Chinese manufacturers are making new mobos to for the consumers! There actually are some pretty nice boards on aliexpress.

                                                                  • adrianx26
                                                                    adrianx26  4 weeks back

                                                                    this board prove what intel dont want to know.... :)

                                                                    • Horizon Film
                                                                      Horizon Film  4 weeks back

                                                                      why would you buy that when you can buy a ryzen lol

                                                                      • Changed Frequently
                                                                        Changed Frequently  4 weeks back

                                                                        I call asus asses

                                                                        • garywutube
                                                                          garywutube  4 weeks back

                                                                          those fxxking board need special bios to run, very unstable!!

                                                                          • mikeissweet
                                                                            mikeissweet  1 months back

                                                                            "This motherboard can work for the game"

                                                                            • aeiou two
                                                                              aeiou two  1 months back

                                                                              that damned screwdriver

                                                                              • eLJaybud
                                                                                eLJaybud  1 months back

                                                                                I've gone blind, Linus's smartphone went all fuzzy.

                                                                                • eLJaybud
                                                                                  eLJaybud  1 months back

                                                                                  Obviously they are salvaging stuff and repurposing it all for markets needing cheaper equipment. Which is great.

                                                                                  • Slavyanskaya Machina
                                                                                    Slavyanskaya Machina  1 months back

                                                                                    Here in Russia, its a very popular socket right now) these motherboards even work with ddr3 ecc reg RAM

                                                                                    • John Williamson
                                                                                      John Williamson  1 months back

                                                                                      looking for odd tech.. linus: i see orange, i want it. :)

                                                                                      • Armand B.
                                                                                        Armand B.  1 months back

                                                                                        - is it dual or quad channel ?
                                                                                        - four channel.

                                                                                        • George Scott
                                                                                          George Scott  1 months back

                                                                                          i have a biostar motherboard (not salvaged, but chinese) and it has worked perfectly for 2 years straight with my 1.5TB nvme ssd, 8gb GPU, 4ghz CPU, multiple fans, rgb lighting, peripherals with all rgb lighting and a thermaltake PSU. I get a solid 200 fps in triple a title games and i love my PC.

                                                                                          • BoboShantiOne
                                                                                            BoboShantiOne  1 months back

                                                                                            Linus: Where do you get X79 chipsets?
                                                                                            Sales rep: Yes chipset. Chipset.

                                                                                            • Rosfall
                                                                                              Rosfall  1 months back


                                                                                              • Daniel Higgs
                                                                                                Daniel Higgs  1 months back

                                                                                                It's not every day you have the opportunity to be scammed by the source and in person!

                                                                                                • ACH
                                                                                                  ACH  1 months back

                                                                                                  How was it a scam tho? It did exactly what was expected and then some (came with a working m.2 slot that other MB makers didnt bother to do)