Final Verdict - $1500 Gaming PC Secret Shopper pt4

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  • aman singh
    aman singh Před 2 hodinami

    1500 usd for this? They scammed you.

  • Anonymous 100
    Anonymous 100 Před 14 hodinami

    Who was with linus since 500k also I remember the PC community was so small then Fortnite ruined it :(

  • CHA05 GAM1NG
    CHA05 GAM1NG Před 18 hodinami

    do a gaming laptop secret shop!

  • abc abcz
    abc abcz Před dnem

    the ssd spoil.

  • Toli L
    Toli L Před dnem

    Can you tell me the Settings for Deus Ex benchmark that you used? Just did a benchmark for it and I got 81 fps average. That cant be right.
    My specs are
    8700k stock,
    gskill aegis 16GB 3000,
    kfa 1080 exoc,
    Corsair h100i v2
    Crucial mx500 m.2 for the game
    And crucial mx300 for the System.
    Settings were all cranked up to max with sweetfx preset
    And 2560x1080 res.
    Is it my Resolution of did you guys just used lower settings?

  • Fouad Alroumy
    Fouad Alroumy Před dnem +1

    When you are looking at your pc when watching this and think...I had a better performance then the Origin PC for $1500 USD, and you are rocking a 3 year old 1300x Ryzen CPU and a Gigabyte GTX 1050 TI and you built this by yourself for $500 USD, 1/3 of the price of the Origin PC....you just feel so pathetic for the Origin PC. =[

  • chandu gogineni
    chandu gogineni Před dnem

    Why is origin pc i3 outperforming origin pc i5

  • James Wilson
    James Wilson Před 2 dny

    Good series for sure. Always have built my own but independent reviews of the options are great.

  • Andy Kohring
    Andy Kohring Před 2 dny

    *Alienware dosent work* - *isn't suprised*

  • Dante Soares
    Dante Soares Před 2 dny

    Meanwhile I bought my CyberPower PC on their site for just under $1,600 back in March 2019 and it came with:
    Core i9 9900K
    RTX 2070
    2x8GB DDR4 3200 (rated for 3200 MHz I guess but currently running at 2667 MHz)
    512 GB SSD
    3 TB HD (didn't even need it but was free with the SSD)
    800W power supply
    Ginormous case that barely fit under my desk... good if you like big cases I guess?
    RGB mouse/RGB mechanical keyboard/headphones (were $5 each...)
    I would never buy anything this expensive through the phone.

  • alex abney
    alex abney Před 3 dny

    Love this and you guys

  • Kyle Stevens
    Kyle Stevens Před 3 dny +1

    Linus has a pc worth more than his car

  • Bo Jibbidy
    Bo Jibbidy Před 3 dny

    broskis need to buy Cyberpower, got a 1660 6 gig for $900

  • The Madfranklin Show
    The Madfranklin Show Před 3 dny

    Linus is the ONLY pc guy I trust anymore. Thanks for your great reviews and information!

  • Wunder
    Wunder Před 3 dny

    1500 for an i5-8400 and a 1050ti? Really? My PC is gonna have a factory boost clocked rtx 2060 and a ryzen 7 2700 with 16 gigs of Ram(DDR4 3200), a gigabyte Auros mobo, a 2 tb hybrid drive, and a 600w psu, windows 10 home (64bit) and a swanky case, and that all costs about 1300 not including shipping and build fee. I'm building it myself. But seriously? I could build a PC with an 8400 and a 1050ti for 700. Origin is pretty pathetic

  • Nic Potter
    Nic Potter Před 3 dny

    Really enjoyed this series!!

  • Epic Mickey
    Epic Mickey Před 3 dny

    Tbh, any of this is better than my old computer lmao, except Origins.

  • jason luzy
    jason luzy Před 3 dny

    Who tf does origin think they are ripping off these MASSIVE SCAMS I'm building an entire gaming setup for 1500 and my PC got a 1660ti and a 2600x with an MSI 144hz moniter

  • Michael Sears
    Michael Sears Před 4 dny

    i feel this series kind of helps out

  • Michael Sears
    Michael Sears Před 4 dny

    some games require lot of cpu power, WoW for example, mainly raw numbers. vs graphical numbers. for deeper example, you are pushing 10k dps and you have atleast 40 people in a raid pushing 10k dps. why blizzard does a lot of il squishing. or squishing numbers for the processor

  • Michael Sears
    Michael Sears Před 4 dny

    when it comes to gameplay and recording you need a good ram and memory cache

  • Michael Sears
    Michael Sears Před 4 dny

    glad you are reviewing your sponsors for real instead of kissing ass, including intel (cough cough)

  • Michael Sears
    Michael Sears Před 4 dny

    virus companies make the viruses. kind of like the war on drugs, molly, acid, and pills are actually made from products of coke, heroine, and everything else. free prescription. just like just because the FBI/CIA admitted to mind control, DOESN'T MEAN THEY STOPPED?!

  • Michael Sears
    Michael Sears Před 4 dny

    just like alienware got bought out by dell, facebook got bought out by FBI (which is preinstalled on EVERY device

  • Ahov
    Ahov Před 4 dny

    I understand the people defending maingear because of custom support, but man, those parts are a ripoff for $1500.

  • Vincent Laurensius
    Vincent Laurensius Před 4 dny +9

    26:04
    "Are we done?"
    ''For this season....''
    Ivan comeback to LMG Confirmed????

  • Shawn Daniels
    Shawn Daniels Před 4 dny

    Shiiiiiiit
    Got me dead

  • Ash Arora
    Ash Arora Před 5 dny

    So, I've been confused for a while and watching your video made me want to ask this question. I have a gaming laptop (don't judge, will move on to a tower eventually). My RAM, on idle is around 5.5GB usage and I have no clue why. Could it just be that I haven't done a clean and reboot in like forever? Or other reasons? Would this high usage cause problems for me in the future? Or already is that I might not be noticing? Btw, I have 16GB ram.

    • Sumnin O-O
      Sumnin O-O Před 4 dny

      Are both sticks being recognized?

  • PIPPINGAMING
    PIPPINGAMING Před 5 dny

    At 23:38 What program are they using to see those frames???

  • PIPPINGAMING
    PIPPINGAMING Před 5 dny

    Maingear wins

  • pleappleappleap
    pleappleappleap Před 5 dny

    Linus does look a *bit* like Steve, doesn't he?

  • Unslaad Vaas
    Unslaad Vaas Před 5 dny

    Was thinking to get an alienware - thx for this video i just went and build my own pc - love you guys

    • Blidza
      Blidza Před 5 dny

      On Fb and twitter there is a lot of commu who will help you build it dude, dont call these guys, for 1500 i build you a solid pc with 2070 + 2700x + 240ssd and 1tb + nice case and good power supplies

  • David Davtyan
    David Davtyan Před 6 dny

    Can you the same thing with laptops?

  • DA HUNTER21111
    DA HUNTER21111 Před 6 dny +1

    11:45 1500??? Damn You couldve gotten AMD Ryzen 5 2400G, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 , 1TB HDD, 8GB Ram for 630 And it includes mouse an keyboard..
    Its an HP Pavilion Lmao

  • Raheem Abdul
    Raheem Abdul Před 7 dny

    do one now with 1500 again.

  • Anon Moose
    Anon Moose Před 7 dny

    Videos like this really help me appreciate why so many people love buying consoles for their simplicity. They're much cheaper than any of these (granted they are much less powerful and versatile), but things are so much simpler too.
    Friends have PS4? Buy PS4 or Pro for "HD"
    Ps4 don't work? Throw box and unit at nearest minimum wage retail employee and get new one.

  • Anon Moose
    Anon Moose Před 7 dny +1

    Best advertisment for Maingear imo. They were competent, cared about their customers and the product they were shipping, and didn't colossaly rip their customers off in the process.
    I'd only recommend prebuilts to people who didn't know much about tech, and so maingear is the one that takes the cake here. If you're savvy enough for iBuyPower's tech support, or patient enough to sit through the clusterfuck that is HP's botched outsourcing, you're better off just building your own PC.

  • Tominator
    Tominator Před 7 dny

    The intro would be great for everything

  • Riven Sword
    Riven Sword Před 7 dny

    Wait this was near the end of 2018.I bought a 1050ti for 120$ 6 months after this....

  • Joshua Ong
    Joshua Ong Před 8 dny

    Where's gawd damn season 2!

  • Techno_mage_21
    Techno_mage_21 Před 8 dny

    Man, I understand the Benchmarking stuff, but the true benchmark should be PUBG

  • Crackles McFarly
    Crackles McFarly Před 8 dny

    1st computer c-64, 2nd was a ibm clone 386sx 16 MHz, it roared....people whine too much these days.

  • Crackles McFarly
    Crackles McFarly Před 8 dny

    It's a 'tier system' of support. You have level one which is 'tech support' then higher level is called 'hi-tech support', always go for the hi-tech support line, the $9 per hour people.

  • jesse battista
    jesse battista Před 9 dny

    ya i have an alienware...how do you fix the idle ram problem

    • Sumnin O-O
      Sumnin O-O Před 4 dny

      uninstall all of the allienware bloatware software

  • Moshel Erulkar
    Moshel Erulkar Před 9 dny

    Great videos! Well spent ~1 hour.

  • CAfakmykak
    CAfakmykak Před 9 dny

    Moral of the story. BUILD YOUR OWN. Cannot believe people still need people to tell them this in 2019.

  • Nathan Gamble
    Nathan Gamble Před 10 dny

    21:15 Linus agrees! NVIDIA just works!

  • Keith Talmont
    Keith Talmont Před 10 dny +4

    Great series, changed my outlook on pre-built entirely.

  • TuningbyJamesLLC
    TuningbyJamesLLC Před 10 dny

    Next, do the same with gaming laptops!!!

  • ALEXANDER ROSALES
    ALEXANDER ROSALES Před 11 dny

    pre builds are trash

  • Pankaj Singh
    Pankaj Singh Před 11 dny

    www.best5list.com/best-desktops-under-1500/

  • John Doe
    John Doe Před 11 dny

    Ehh why do these things perform like my desktop I built in August 2012. Only upgrade to it is the video card which is now an Asus 1070 Gtx Strix OC, paired with a 3570K @ 4.5 Ghz and 16 Gb of Ram.

  • Uplift-Your Daily Pickup

    Origin spends way more on marketing and brand. Have you seen all those youtubers doing affiliate for them? Pewdiepie did it and Node does it too. Way overpriced. For suckers only

  • Moxxi !
    Moxxi ! Před 11 dny

    Knowing this i would rather spend more at maingear to get the same spec as a 1500$ ibuypower just for the peace of mind. hehe

  • r a
    r a Před 11 dny

    the other guy ...............

  • leona smith
    leona smith Před 12 dny

    Secret shop the model A Ford and you will still be fun to watch, nice presentation. leona

  • Dark X Light
    Dark X Light Před 12 dny

    Wut? My AMD A-8 6600K 8GB RAM and an RX550 while recording CS:GO I avrage about 230 FPS. ORIGIN PC: No recording CS:GO 200 FPS....

  • Randy Pham
    Randy Pham Před 12 dny +9

    Maybe should have ran iBuyPower's system with only 8 gb of ram because they were not able to fix the problem and then do the test to make it more realistic test

  • Awwshucks
    Awwshucks Před 12 dny

    i bought an ibuypower and upgraded everything except the motherboard and gpu including the case, some wont understand but i was able to finance the rig through bestbuy and upgrade as i could now a year later i have a pc that i completely dissasembled and reassembled with the latest and greatest parts that were available at the time and i couldnt be happier but when i bought the prebuilt i didnt know much about pc building and i learned as i went from watching ltt, jayztwocents, and bitwit thanks to channels like yalls i was able to build my dream pc

  • Cometryzz
    Cometryzz Před 12 dny

    The point was just to add bloatware

  • Ashton Armstrong
    Ashton Armstrong Před 12 dny

    I really enjoyed this and I would love to see something similar in the future.

  • robajohnson
    robajohnson Před 12 dny

    I am liking the Penn and Teller thing.

  • Nukes Away
    Nukes Away Před 13 dny

    Next time let the the company know what you are doing. Do the same tech support and testing. I want to know if they listened to ou knowing what your going to do.

  • Motor Head
    Motor Head Před 13 dny

    If you like to play games but lack the knowledge/skills to build your own PC then...........You should quit playing games and learn how to build a PC.

  • Brandon Vg
    Brandon Vg Před 13 dny

    If you are Mexican you know you've seen this two guys already in la hora pico
    Jajajja

  • nvisibledeath
    nvisibledeath Před 14 dny

    the pc i built a couple of years ago idles at 4gigs of ram with win 10 on it. i don't know why. :(

  • Markus Braunholz
    Markus Braunholz Před 14 dny

    good job guys

  • Odddit
    Odddit Před 14 dny

    maingear should've won

  • T Chess
    T Chess Před 14 dny

    Great job

  • abdi kani
    abdi kani Před 14 dny

    This was fun to watch

  • Isaac Nemis
    Isaac Nemis Před 14 dny

    I bet that drive was dramless. That would explain the rendering lag and the high ram usage

  • Gairbage
    Gairbage Před 14 dny

    Person : Says Alienware Aurora R8 Is bad Me: *Buys it*

  • Jathan DeJesus
    Jathan DeJesus Před 15 dny

    Plz do this to the new Corsair rig. Vengeance 5180.

  • Kyle Magnuson
    Kyle Magnuson Před 16 dny

    I want the same exact video but for $3000 prebuilts. Would love to see what the best 2080ti build is since that's the current flagship video card.

  • Edy Banciu
    Edy Banciu Před 17 dny

    Good job guys, I love you and I'd love to join one of your shows, for real! I've been a tech fan forever (even if I'm only 23 yo) and I could do anything of whatever guys you're doing!

  • Edy Banciu
    Edy Banciu Před 17 dny

    You were laughing like idiots at a completely FREE warranty! Morons

    • Edy Banciu
      Edy Banciu Před 17 dny

      I bet the customer service guy over the phone thought that your are laughing out of excitement or happiness lol

  • crazysnake96
    crazysnake96 Před 17 dny

    with hp you have to press esc not f2 to get into the bios

  • Hubbaloo
    Hubbaloo Před 18 dny

    I have the same issue with a alienware i owned for a bit but once i switched to a different pc never had the issue. I think it's an alienware problem

  • John Christopher
    John Christopher Před 18 dny

    @linus.... so ... how many people did you get fired haha!? I feel sorry for dell

  • John Christopher
    John Christopher Před 18 dny

    the smell gaurd was a nice touch haha

  • Mitchell Tolbert
    Mitchell Tolbert Před 18 dny +2

    Best video you guys have ever done. Thank you from the consumers out there. Do this every year. I hope the manufacturers are watching.

  • Official Sticky
    Official Sticky Před 18 dny

    1:00 of columbine happened in red dead

  • Matt The Radar Technician

    I'm not gay but Linus is such a beautiful man. I mean if I were gay I would ride that day and night.

  • Bass-D C
    Bass-D C Před 19 dny +2

    On the 8700 system by HP:
    It is an issue with intel. Intel claims the i7 8700 is a 65w tdp chip so companies take mobos that deliver that much power to the cpu and nothing more.
    The problem is: the i7 8700 is NOT a 65w chip. It is closer to a 80w chip. Thus you sacrifice clockspeeds because intel lied.
    Thanks Intel ...

  • Simracingnoob
    Simracingnoob Před 19 dny

    What about NZXT BLD?

  • MikeytheFoxy
    MikeytheFoxy Před 19 dny

    23:44 sheeeiiit

  • TECH NINJA
    TECH NINJA Před 19 dny

    second series pleas

  • ZKillerWolfz
    ZKillerWolfz Před 20 dny

    Origin sucks pewdiepie is technically scamming selling their shit to his viewers

  • Remy The Red
    Remy The Red Před 20 dny +4

    I hope this comes back this year. I'd like to see if anyone improved.

    • Remy The Red
      Remy The Red Před 18 dny

      @punythewatchfuleye You should. A million and one guides here on youtube and honestly the hardest part is making it look clean.

    • punythewatchfuleye
      punythewatchfuleye Před 18 dny

      I'm looking at a pc to buy and after this? I think imma just build it myself(even though I don't know how)

  • redneck1st
    redneck1st Před 20 dny

    How about doing one on Gaming laptops

  • delightXD
    delightXD Před 20 dny

    My laptop is having same issue as Alienware while recording using OBS, other recording software like Bandicam work perfectly fine, could it be OBS's issue?

  • aguarnes
    aguarnes Před 20 dny

    Bought a custom built pc from ibuypower and it runs great! No shocked that they run the best as well

  • Zoeila
    Zoeila Před 21 dnem

    i never heard of maingear but i may consider them next time i buy a pc

  • Bill Bird
    Bill Bird Před 21 dnem

    Surprise you didnt mention the motherboard quality

  • Adrian Bourdaa
    Adrian Bourdaa Před 21 dnem

    I have the exact same Alienware computer.
    I disabled C States and it fixed the issue when non OC’ed. But enabling an OC profile also fixes the issues. But the RAM issue is only solvable by a fresh wipe and reinstall of the OS NOT from Alienware recover software their OS seems to be the issue but directly from Microsoft’s website and the Media Creation tool’s version of the Windows installer.

  • Melissa Miller
    Melissa Miller Před 22 dny

    Redo without wasting money and
    power on water cooling!

  • Melissa Miller
    Melissa Miller Před 22 dny

    Raid nvme problems? Mbr maybe?

  • Doggy Colors
    Doggy Colors Před 22 dny

    anybody know somewhere i can go to learn wiring? that is the only thing i haven't figured out from this channel.

  • Twinrehz
    Twinrehz Před 22 dny

    I can from personal experience tell you that Dell (and by extension Alienware) preinstalled software is absolute garbage. I have a Dell laptop that had its share of weird bugs and odd quirks, that all magically disappeared after a complete system reinstall, where I only installed the necessary drivers for the system to function properly. Whether it's the install image that dell (probably) loads up computers with, or if it was because I didn't install some of their useless shovelware, a complete reinstall was the very best thing I did on that computer, and the only reason I actually bothered with a complete reinstall was because I bought an SSD for it, and decided a clean reinstall (not recovery or restore, because bother that nonsense) was the way I wanted to do it.

    I could've cloned the drive, and copied over all the issues, but in hindsight, I am *SO* glad I didn't (the SSD was also smaller than the old drive, not sure how the system would've reacted to that). Aside from laptops, I'm not ever buying a prebuilt system myself.

  • Z-Zack
    Z-Zack Před 23 dny

    10:14
    Fire him.



    Fire him Now.