FINALLY Upgrading my 4 year old Gaming Rig!

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  • Published: 12 June 2019
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    After 4 long years, it's finally time to get a pretty sick upgrade done on my aging gaming PC....

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Comments • 7 043

  • states86
    states86  8 hours back

    Your “gaming rig” is mounted in a rack server chassis? F*** you, Linus

    • Lukenzy
      Lukenzy  10 hours back

      I smell flexness

      • Adrian Nostromo
        Adrian Nostromo  12 hours back

        Can't buy this anywhere.

        • Wesam Murad
          Wesam Murad  13 hours back

          What is the name of the game ¿

          • burcu urundul
            burcu urundul  15 hours back

            Hey Aorus & NVIDIA! I'm also looking to upgrade my 4/5 year old gaming PC rig (if you can even call it a gaming rig by Linus Tech tips standards). You are more than welcome to send your most super equipment my way. If you do I'll also post a youtube video of your wonderful kit! :D

            • TuxNewsit!
              TuxNewsit!  20 hours back

              40 fps with a titan rtx in 4K? that game should be optimized with foots.

              • Abdullah masood
                Abdullah masood  1 days back

                dude how much does this entire upgrade cost?

                • Jeffrey Collins
                  Jeffrey Collins  1 days back

                  Dumb question, but if he did a new mobo, did windows just up and load up with no issues? Or was that edited out? Or did he do a new install?

                  • pedro perez
                    pedro perez  2 days back

                    Weird. Made me double take when I heard Spain was included. Thanks on behalf of our country, you are welcome to come visit and get a nice red tan underneath our beautiful yet unforgiving sun.

                    • RJ
                      RJ  2 days back

                      Are you still using the Thunderbolt Optical cable? Could you do a video on the up and downsides of using one, along with a rundown of the tech?

                      • Tristan Barefoot
                        Tristan Barefoot  3 days back

                        The motherboard is actually pretty well priced

                        • Booty Hole Man
                          Booty Hole Man  3 days back

                          7:40 no thats because EK's plating is shit these days. I have a set of EK block from back when they used good plating, and they NEVER EVER EVER EVER eroded, still look perfect. They are gpu blocks that I've used over the years, and modded to fit other cards. I've used them for 8 years, no problems. If Linus wants proof, I would sent him one.

                          • Josh Hockman
                            Josh Hockman  3 days back

                            "I reached out like a beggar."

                            • Grey Fox
                              Grey Fox  3 days back

                              So much cooler

                              • Grey Fox
                                Grey Fox  3 days back

                                No m.2s first?

                                • Kevan Rezai
                                  Kevan Rezai  3 days back

                                  2k dislikes loooool wtf why?? People just jealous on the build. Love your videos ltt team and linus

                                  • Craig Stevenson
                                    Craig Stevenson  3 days back

                                    Well my gaming setup consists of:
                                    Intel i12 10.4GHz x 4
                                    512 GB 48000 Mhz
                                    Nvidia GeForce 8060 960GB x2
                                    40TB SSD
                                    With the Samsung Wall 8K display
                                    Beat that Linus

                                    • Spazzy985
                                      Spazzy985  4 days back

                                      Wish I could just reach out to a company and get a free 1100 dollar motherboard lol.

                                      • Haibatan Baloch
                                        Haibatan Baloch  4 days back

                                        Thank you linus you just made me realize i should upgrade my core 2duo processor and also the ddr2 4gb of rams and also the graphics card which is unfortunaltely a ddr3 1gb 750 graphics card idk how old it is but yep m living with some ancient tech here .. i hate my country by the way.
                                        Edit "i dont even know what type is my graphics card i just type 750 for me to not stress much and still i try to play any game that runs on it cuz i love to do gaming and channel stuff but being in a life full of struggles makes you realize you cant achieve any dreams of this generation if you've got no money" and also pakistan has alot to do to avoid my dreams to achieve or even try for it , because we're in a economics crisis

                                        • Ian Weber
                                          Ian Weber  5 days back

                                          “The contest is open to residents of the US, Canada, UK and _Spain_”

                                          OK, I’ll bite: what links those 4 countries in the context of this competition?

                                          • Littletweeter
                                            Littletweeter  5 days back

                                            how often do you have time to game?

                                            • MeoWffle CAT
                                              MeoWffle CAT  5 days back

                                              My CPU is dead and I'm depressed rn

                                              • akiyammio
                                                akiyammio  5 days back

                                                >ddr4 launched 5 years ago

                                                wtf

                                                • Mark Hyde
                                                  Mark Hyde  5 days back

                                                  "Pretty spiffy looking" - yeah and costly. :) lol

                                                  • Basti Stang
                                                    Basti Stang  6 days back

                                                    My 5 year old one works just fine ..... 970 ftw

                                                    • padmaja gogineni
                                                      padmaja gogineni  6 days back

                                                      2:22 it actually come with cpu coz they didn’t want you to drop it and break it (linus special edition)

                                                      • Kengliz Grixis
                                                        Kengliz Grixis  6 days back

                                                        I wish i could have one of the pcs

                                                        • Jay Knight
                                                          Jay Knight  6 days back

                                                          Anyone else Google a Kilo?

                                                          • Jay Knight
                                                            Jay Knight  5 days back

                                                            @Ian Weber Fells bad

                                                          • Ian Weber
                                                            Ian Weber  5 days back

                                                            No, because I live in a country that embraced the metric system decades ago :P

                                                        • Tr1ckSh0tSn1per
                                                          Tr1ckSh0tSn1per  7 days back

                                                          Is a GIGABYTE GeForce GT 1030 Low Profile 2GB, GV-N1030D5-2GL good for gaming? I know it's random, but almost nobody responded to my comment to the previous videos i watched

                                                          • Ian Weber
                                                            Ian Weber  5 days back

                                                            It’s not great, but depending on what you’re trying to play it’s not terrible either. It’ll run a lot of indie and esports titles fairly well, but you’re probably better off opting for a 1050, 1050 Ti or even waiting for the low profile 1650s depending on how much you’re willing to spend.

                                                        • Shanic 14
                                                          Shanic 14  7 days back

                                                          Couldn't he leave the titans original backplate?
                                                          It looked so much better

                                                          • LEARN SOMETHING ABOUT ANDROID

                                                            Pls don't use music

                                                            • Pigeotto
                                                              Pigeotto  7 days back

                                                              *Playing metro exodus and fps drops by 1fps*


                                                              Linus: *"GOTTA CHANGE MY TITAN X"*

                                                              • Achim Villones
                                                                Achim Villones  7 days back

                                                                What is the name of the game?

                                                                • Deda Djedo
                                                                  Deda Djedo  1 weeks back

                                                                  JEBEM TI MAJKU SELJACKU

                                                                  • bemersonbakebarmen
                                                                    bemersonbakebarmen  1 weeks back

                                                                    45 fps with a Titan RTX WTF?!!!!

                                                                    • Moobeus
                                                                      Moobeus  1 weeks back

                                                                      Anyone know why at the begging he has the sli bridge plugged into only 1 card and then just like hovering over the thing he has below it? XD

                                                                      • John Bryan Lopez
                                                                        John Bryan Lopez  1 weeks back

                                                                        And here I am watching this video using my 6 year old PC.

                                                                        • John Bryan Lopez
                                                                          John Bryan Lopez  5 days back

                                                                          @Lukáš Klečka LOL

                                                                        • Lukáš Klečka
                                                                          Lukáš Klečka  6 days back

                                                                          On the day your rig can't run YouTube anymore, you'll know it's time to upgrade.

                                                                      • Mr.DankBoi Chapfam
                                                                        Mr.DankBoi Chapfam  1 weeks back

                                                                        now do one for me and upgrade my 12 year old gaming rig!

                                                                        • Vicious 187
                                                                          Vicious 187  1 weeks back

                                                                          Linus makes a video about 9900k "HOW IS THIS FOR GAMERS?!" *douchey face in thumbnail*

                                                                          ....Months later.

                                                                          UPGRADING MY PERSONAL GAMING RIG TO A 9900k!!!
                                                                          LMAO fucking faggot

                                                                          • Ryan Ringer
                                                                            Ryan Ringer  1 weeks back

                                                                            Linus : ”upgrading one of our employees terrible gaming setup”
                                                                            Also Linus: “this is like an $1100 motherboard”

                                                                            • Carson Carter
                                                                              Carson Carter  1 weeks back

                                                                              SAI-ELLS

                                                                              • MrAdemptio
                                                                                MrAdemptio  1 weeks back

                                                                                That moment I I click first link to see if I could copy his build and realize graphics card alone is £2900

                                                                                • sydel mendes
                                                                                  sydel mendes  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Hey Linus hi can I get your old pc for me please.

                                                                                  • Sprenzy
                                                                                    Sprenzy  1 weeks back

                                                                                    He gets this stuff for free lmao

                                                                                    • Ziad
                                                                                      Ziad  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Imagine building this crazy rig to play anno in 4k

                                                                                      • William Harris
                                                                                        William Harris  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Recommended specs for Anno 1800 is a GTX 970 or RX 480, but it ran like crap? Hey, I'm not going to disable SLI because its not supported, this is an opportunity to buy overkill parts because I can.

                                                                                        • Bobby807
                                                                                          Bobby807  1 weeks back

                                                                                          Is it me or does that game seem poorly optimized?

                                                                                          • Jago
                                                                                            Jago  1 weeks back

                                                                                            Today's video is all about making the masses feel bad about their pc's, while coming off nonchalant just to rub it in a little more.