Maybe Building Your Own PC is a BAD Idea

6 apr. 2021
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PC Secret Shopper returns - with a twist. In this episode, Agent Sarah investigates the experience of building a computer herself with the help of PCPartPicker to determine whether it's better to buy a pre-built PC, or DIY.
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  • 23:37 "Did I like do something wrong?" Yes you installed Windows. -Linux Gang

    Excuse me WthExcuse me Wth19 minuten geleden
  • My pulse when she's pushing the gpu up and down 1000

    Mr_Join GamingMr_Join Gaming33 minuten geleden
  • This has to be an act.

    markanthmoremarkanthmore35 minuten geleden
  • You think this is hard now... I'm guessing very few of you had to deal with ISA slots...

    Robert BesteRobert Beste53 minuten geleden

    John FoxJohn FoxUur geleden
  • Who does she remind me of?

    Alain-ChristianAlain-ChristianUur geleden
  • 14:44 I remember when building my 1st pc, I was so nervous on everything, but then I had placed that same ryzen 7 cooler upside down, so I tried to pull it but was stuck, I thought it was another component on the way, tried everything, then applied more force, and the flipping CPU came up with it and I was so scared the thing just got the pins bent, oh god, that was surely a horrible day, but very rewarding hehe.

    The-CharlyCode ́The-CharlyCode ́Uur geleden
  • We've all been to the place where we've forgotten that IO shield. The only solution is to say "I'll put it in next time I change out hardware" and thus lose it forever.

    Abbreviated ReviewsAbbreviated ReviewsUur geleden

    Peder Sloth ZürichoPeder Sloth ZürichoUur geleden
  • i was so stressed out watching this... O_O

    Justin LansardJustin LansardUur geleden
  • The fear and PTSD flashbacks in linus' eyes when he sees her about to possibly drop something.

    XeonProductionsXeonProductionsUur geleden
  • Linus slowly losing is soul:

    guiguinofakeguiguinofakeUur geleden
  • Linus and clickbait garbage? What a surprise..

    Brandon AkeyBrandon AkeyUur geleden
  • Bro, I’m actually kinda proud of her. For having never built one before, she’s got the googling down. Had she had a little more patience and not been so rough on the parts this would’ve been a very good first attempt for someone who didn’t know almost anything about it going in.

    Kyle MooreKyle MooreUur geleden
  • Good one LOL LOL

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    Zer GutZer GutUur geleden
  • do more with her

    KingFloatingKingFloatingUur geleden
  • Would she get a graphics card 0:30 ?

    Andy K.Andy K.Uur geleden
  • Well rehearsed. How to be a bad actress? No instructions or manual, let's slap it together. I'm crying, tears of laughter for all the craziness. Had just as much fun watching a failing magic show or clown act. She was torturing Linus. Her comment about Dinosaurs, so, Linus is the dino guru and has the lucky charm.

    Kathleen LajoieKathleen Lajoie2 uur geleden
  • where do u find these people?

    Rodrigo CitonRodrigo Citon2 uur geleden
  • Every guy watching this video had at least 5 heart attacks

    toldyouitsvibetoldyouitsvibe2 uur geleden
  • 24:54 what exactly does she do for LTT again? I at least expected she'd be able to type at a decent rate without looking at the keyboard

    NDHatley1NDHatley12 uur geleden
  • If you pick up a cpu with integrated graphics like the i5 10400, can you still pair it with a separate gpu or would you need to swap out to the 10400f?

    Joe BiggsJoe Biggs2 uur geleden
  • You cannot expect someone who has little or no Technical Knowledge especially geared toward computers to actually succeed in the DIY build process without guidance. Maybe after spending a few days to a week exploring all the You Tube videos can help. Everyone's idea of creating their own build will be different or perceived to be the best. You start with a Financial Budget. Review the latest products. Matching products that function well together , are compatible and are appropriate such as AMD APU won't work in a Intel Motherboard. A 350 Watt PSU that is unable to supply proper voltages and demand for the APU/ CPU / GPU. Buying the correct items required and those that have good reputation in quality and workmanship. Proper tools. Then proceed to How to Build? Beginners often will make mistakes and errors only to learn from them. Oh! read the instructions and do your best following them. Double check your work before moving forward. Good luck,

    Kathleen LajoieKathleen Lajoie2 uur geleden
  • "If she went Intel, she could have used onboard graphics while waiting for a decent GPU" *clap* *clap* *clap* BINGO! That is exactly what I did, and with patience and persistence, I was able to find a 1060 at retail. Although I was looking for a 1660 TI & would prefer a 3070, finding anything at retail is incredible, especially finding the model you want. (White GPU on white build for me). and will be a great temp card. the hate on intel has had a shockingly huge impact on PC enthusiast, and although yes, the nm issue is a problem, but I'm cool with intel.

    DangansonaDangansona2 uur geleden
  • *asks an inexperienced person to build a CPU* *mocks their choices the entire time* #winning

    Garrison BallGarrison Ball2 uur geleden
  • Linus... mobo has no effect on performance? Care to rephrase?

    NDHatley1NDHatley12 uur geleden
  • She is adorable ,very sweet smile 😄👍 aaand she can build a pc 😅

    Patrick P.Patrick P.2 uur geleden
  • Yolo, now thats a word I haven't heard in a very long time

    Firedup BoyFiredup Boy2 uur geleden
  • lets build a gaming computer. GPU? uhmmm nvm

    Albert MAlbert M2 uur geleden
  • My favorite LTT video in a long time. 'Linus reacts' videos needs to be an entire series. And good job Sarah - watching Linus go bald in real time is outstanding.

    Nathan GoddardNathan Goddard2 uur geleden
  • Fun fact! When you buy things they come with manuals and instructions.

    MasterXconMasterXcon2 uur geleden
  • i got a heart attack from watching her shake the case

    Norwegian GuyNorwegian Guy3 uur geleden
  • she is the successor to linus

    Armaan SoratiyaArmaan Soratiya3 uur geleden
  • Lol this video is a fake example she has a gpu....

    BloodjammerBloodjammer3 uur geleden
  • I have a Radeon 7770 1gb gddr5 up for sale $731 hmu

    Mikunt IzitchieMikunt Izitchie3 uur geleden
  • The "Sarah Shake Test" is a real thing now.

    Steven SolaSteven Sola3 uur geleden
  • I was laughing until I had to instinctively shout NO out of shock because she wiggled the gpu 😂 😲 😱

    bobbob3 uur geleden
  • God I love her!!!! Made my whole day watching this. Linus I have seen techs do a lot worse then this with much more expensive parts. Graphic artists I used to work with were much worse then her.

    Steven SolaSteven Sola3 uur geleden
  • now i understand why mobo manufactures starting using pcie armor shield.....

    zzz Jzzz J3 uur geleden
  • Not watched far yet, but how the heck did she manage to get a GPU if she had a limited budget. At least here in Europe the cheapest GPUs that are worth anything cost over 1000€ (1200 dollars)

    atnfnatnfn3 uur geleden
  • Lol I share his pain for the flu Installation.

    Mercurio MercurioMercurio Mercurio3 uur geleden
  • The way she handed the graphics card physicaly hurt, like it was a painful cringe

    Svein MagnusSvein Magnus3 uur geleden
  • Minute 1: Oh this will be an interesting foray into the mind of a non-computer person's computer building experience Minute: 11: AAAAAAAAAAAHHHHH

    Spud McKeeganSpud McKeegan3 uur geleden
  • The amount of times me and Linus were triggered 🤦‍♂️ 😤

    Jasem AlBalghouniJasem AlBalghouni3 uur geleden
  • No no CPU cooler is easily the hardest part of building a PC. I hate putting those things in.

    imundeaderimundeader4 uur geleden
  • The irony of her going to the LTT STORE and the first thing that pops up was the proper storage she needed.

    xENRAGEDxD3MONxxENRAGEDxD3MONx4 uur geleden
  • 20:22 SOOOOOO SMOOOOOTHLYYYY!!! I love everything about this video ♡♡♡

    Philip MoleiroPhilip Moleiro4 uur geleden
  • 12:22 Linus constantly drops and destroys stuff worth thousands of dollars and he is upset about this? :D

    momorainmomorain4 uur geleden
  • Since damn 30 years I wished they had standardized the damn "led", "pwr btn" , "rst btn", "hdd led" (xtra lol) stupidly old and prehistoric type of connection... but she does get it right :-)

    AnomynousXAnomynousX4 uur geleden
  • this is Pain

    TerraCrafter-007TerraCrafter-0074 uur geleden
  • U$S 700 for an RTX 3080? Where's that price coming from? Not even close...

    Javier LlanezaJavier Llaneza4 uur geleden
  • Give. Us. More.

    Paweł MazurPaweł Mazur4 uur geleden
  • It hurt me that she had to buy a 1660 ti at that price! I hate scalpers...

    Miguel PerezMiguel Perez4 uur geleden
  • Lol 😂

    Abdullah 2460Abdullah 24604 uur geleden
  • 15:46

    Teely TaoTeely Tao4 uur geleden
  • I wish I could dislike more than once...

    Prototype AIPrototype AI5 uur geleden
  • I feel like this is over exaggerated a bit for entertainment value, if she was genuinely building a PC for herself she would most likely resort to the instructions and build guides on NLworld, she's not watching your videos, Linus, because that would make for boring content

    Alex AlexAlex Alex5 uur geleden
  • It's kinda biased cuz on top of having those 3 life line, she had the guys in front of her laughing their ass off whenever she was doing something stupid, so this was giving her more cues. If you have no idea how computers work, don't try to build one lol

    PompompelaPompompela5 uur geleden
  • The internal screaming in my head , also still impressed for someone who has little to no knowledge on the process. but honestly coulda watched a couple videos on the process the night before maybe?

    Warren GoffWarren Goff5 uur geleden
  • After watching hundreds of Linus’s videos this made me cringe so bad 😭😭

    ABIERRA 138ABIERRA 1385 uur geleden
    • Sarah is the kind of girl to be in class and teacher asks her “what’s the answer to this math question” and she would ask “we’re in math class”

      ABIERRA 138ABIERRA 1385 uur geleden
  • 3:48 Sarah was like: The numbers mason what do they mean

    Leonardo DelgadoLeonardo Delgado5 uur geleden
  • 13:17 made me cringe, hard

    AbstractFeelAbstractFeel5 uur geleden
  • I would have liked to see Sarah trying to install Windows 10 vs Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on that hardware. And I would have only adviced which key combination you need to do to enter BIOS and wish good luck. It's small wonder how bad pretty much any BIOS still is when BIOS vendors have had about 30-40 *years* to perfect their UI.

    Mikko RantalainenMikko Rantalainen5 uur geleden
  • I took mine to be built at a Maker Space. You rent the Clean Room, The Table, the Tools and the assistance required to build.

    Jesse BarrettJesse Barrett5 uur geleden
  • stop torturing us with these videos, Linus.

    André M.André M.5 uur geleden
  • This was me building my son's PC a year ago. After many LTT videos, we made it through the process and built 2 more PCs.

    Paul MatternPaul Mattern5 uur geleden
  • Instantly those 2 years of IT college you were in in 2001 and spent 50k seem completely useless now after watching this video

    Star DancerStar Dancer5 uur geleden
  • Omg can't watch this. It too much for me. Thinking she will break all of it with wiggling .. omg Graphics card.. RIP...

    Ashan RanasingheAshan Ranasinghe5 uur geleden
    • @Rock girl yeah but who wiggles things like that. 😭😭

      Ashan RanasingheAshan Ranasinghe4 uur geleden
    • The first time to build a pc is the hardest and than its easy

      Rock girlRock girl5 uur geleden
  • The Verge 2.0: The avenger.

    Eighty 20Eighty 205 uur geleden
  • Anxiety goes 📈📈📈📈📈

    Yan HilárioYan Hilário5 uur geleden
    • out when she shook it.

      Rock girlRock girl5 uur geleden
  • I gotta support Sarah's shake tests. I used to work at a company where we shipped PCs to customers, we called that the "UPS test". UPS/FedEx used to routinely do far worse to the systems we shipped out. We wanted to have some confidence that the systems would arrive intact.

    John LaskaJohn Laska6 uur geleden
  • Linus - who would talk when she drops something :)

    Edgars SūnākslisEdgars Sūnākslis6 uur geleden
  • Dude, she is very smart. She just successfully assembled a computer with no previous experience.

    BelzeBelze6 uur geleden
  • She built a PC better than The Verge PC Build Tutorial did.

    Tech InspectedTech Inspected6 uur geleden
  • Dinosaur Linus T-Shirt please :)

    Horemvore DarkhammerHoremvore Darkhammer6 uur geleden
  • "STOP TOUCHING ME!!!!!!!"

    Golf NutGolf Nut6 uur geleden
  • Pain

    Davi FahrezaDavi Fahreza6 uur geleden
  • I have one word on why I build my own PCs... BLOATWARE!!!!! Building a PC with Windows 10 is much easier than back in the Windows 3.1 days!!!! Some of her thought process makes sense... Some does not...

    Golf NutGolf Nut6 uur geleden
  • THIS IS TORTURE T_T, but i gonna hand it to you she nailed it in the end.

    Macc MedinaMacc Medina6 uur geleden
  • watching linus cringe first thing in the morning made my day lol

    JonJon6 uur geleden
  • I feel like at LMG, we just YOLO.

    Josh MJosh M7 uur geleden
  • Ironically AMD just announced new APUs with cool cores.

    SneakyJoe RUSSneakyJoe RUS7 uur geleden
  • I guess she's seen too many rage quit videos where they throw or kick their PC. I like how they skipped her screwing in the motherboard so I thought the whole thing would fall out when she shook it.

    Sean AguilarSean Aguilar7 uur geleden
  • The first time to build a pc is the hardest and than its easy

    rskyll 007rskyll 0077 uur geleden
  • LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL!!!!!!!! That was a GREAT video! Super amusing! Fun!!!

    Hurricane JaxsonHurricane Jaxson7 uur geleden
  • Pain.

    LimyPorcupineLimyPorcupine7 uur geleden
  • Sarah: *touches PC* Me: *cringe* NOOOOOOOOOOO!

    Connor CordellConnor Cordell7 uur geleden
  • What I don't get is why did it not even occur to her to actually look some of this stuff up and try to learn about things?

    SuperslashSuperslash7 uur geleden
  • Can we at least say that Sarah did better than the Verge did on their PC. She did pretty decent for someone who does not know hardly anything about computers so props to her. Its funny she was right there with both of the first hints and it was just that last step. She is so lucky none of those things broke and I am scared of the duct tape. I'm not going to lie, it was too much for me and on black friday I just bought Bitwits build he did and thankfully it was much easier to put together than the last one I did in I don't know somewhere around 1998 to 2004, I forget which was a prebuild and which I built, it could have been both my builds. Great video Linusarous Rex.

    Michael SyviusMichael Syvius8 uur geleden
  • Honestly, my SSD is duck-taped to the back of the case as well. xD

    Benjamin NolanBenjamin Nolan8 uur geleden
  • I dont't know my size of my pyses

    Karolis KaunasKarolis Kaunas8 uur geleden
  • She's alot younger than I thought..... Holy crap I'm surprised she didn't break the gpu

    Tim TranTim Tran8 uur geleden
    • She did break Linus mentally...

      skak2000skak20007 uur geleden
  • i think most people would follow a guide

    julius timejulius time8 uur geleden
  • I hope she wore a Livestrong band.

    Soundwave SuperiorSoundwave Superior8 uur geleden
  • it's probably a bad idea

    plexionplexion8 uur geleden
  • Zoomer cringe.

    VolvoDude 850VolvoDude 8508 uur geleden
  • I can not watch this video 😱

    Alexander JägerAlexander Jäger8 uur geleden
  • Denis, then Sarah... how can you hire such PC-ignorant-people?

    Manny SynthManny Synth9 uur geleden
    • Denis home upgrade is crushing all other Linus Intel home upgrade by Views...

      skak2000skak20007 uur geleden
    • because they're not supposed to do PC stuff?

      SkeletonManSkeletonMan8 uur geleden
  • Watching Linus' reactions is how I must look helping my son doing sports.

    Gareth MGareth M9 uur geleden