The ULTIMATE Powerhouse Sleeper PC

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  • Published: 21 January 2019
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    Margaret, oh Margaret. Potentially the build that caused the most stress ever, taking over a month to complete due to every step having loads of strange complications. But in the end.. oh she's a beauty.

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Comments • 7 453

  • Linus Tech Tips
    Linus Tech Tips   7 months back

    Sorry for the resolution.... it was fully processed up to 4K before we went live. Once it goes live, 360p. We've reached out to YouTube to try to figure out what the heck is going on. So frustrating...

    • 808Wood
      808Wood  2 weeks back

      ***Pro Tip*** Double sided tape sucks. use painters tape. put it on both pieces you want to glue. on one side put super glue, on the other put bleach, stick together , hold 10 secs. Boom works way better than anything you can buy...*** also*** bleach is an accelerator for super glue*** you can buy accelerator in a spray can but bleach is cheaper.

    • Benjamian Hausmann
      Benjamian Hausmann  2 months back

      I would call him Thor and not magaret xd but i like this it was a great team work there

    • Benjamian Hausmann
      Benjamian Hausmann  2 months back

      i love this old cases cause i was a kid ad that time when amiga and so on i love them nice pc man

    • Vankata BG GDV
      Vankata BG GDV  3 months back

      Im watching in 144p because my isp is shit

    • Explore with Zac
      Explore with Zac  4 months back

      Your video will initially upload in 360p, then increase to 1080p or 4K later on... I only have 4 videos out and even I know this.

  • slicedtoad
    slicedtoad  23 hours back

    you should have an IBM model m keyboard. would fit the aesthetic perfectly and it would still perform well.

    • johnny scharfenberger
      johnny scharfenberger  24 hours back

      can someone plz tell me what a "das floppy" is?

      • appledeej
        appledeej  1 days back

        Ok I need help, I’m building a sleeper pc, it’s a Compaq/HP case from 17 years ago, I need name suggestions!!!!

        • Matthew Bohn
          Matthew Bohn  1 days back

          Love the custom machining going into this build. Most people just kind of mount things where ever they can and call it a day. Also, my new PC has a Seasonic 750w PSU, which is also overkill for my build, but its fantastic. Ill never have to worry about it, and can upgrade other parts in the future without worrying about it.

          • Victor Garcia
            Victor Garcia  2 days back

            I think y'all should build in an old main gear prysma, that would be pretty cool

            • Blood Guy
              Blood Guy  3 days back

              It looks like a cyborg before the year 2000

              • aditya febrian Saputra

                Is that an aquarium chiller???

                • Coolio Bro
                  Coolio Bro  4 days back

                  rip motherboard 2019-2019 he was like a father to me

                  • Xanaqin
                    Xanaqin  4 days back

                    You guys need to plug in an ibm model m into that thing

                  • ÂĐÃM Řâphãěł
                    ÂĐÃM Řâphãěł  4 days back

                    Nuted

                    • Michael Howell
                      Michael Howell  5 days back

                      How did you get the old monochrome IBM monitor housing to become so "wide"? :) Amazing piece of work

                      • JosheyG34
                        JosheyG34  5 days back

                        Also why did you use an impact to drill holes

                        • JosheyG34
                          JosheyG34  5 days back

                          Why don't you paint it

                          • Fouren Fouren
                            Fouren Fouren  6 days back

                            Imagine going to an event were you need to show off your pc build and you come with this pc LMAO everyone will be like wtf is that a windows 2000? is it a new or old pc? when the case is open you have 2 RTX 2080 TI with Intel I9-9900k LMAO.

                            • Fury Nick
                              Fury Nick  6 days back

                              now if you could find and old Xerox Alto word processor. People would at first think its and AC unit. Or a sleeper commodore 64/128. How about a sleeper Atari 2800? Have the Atari start like normal even begin to run the game. The switch to a fully modern version of that game instantly. Better yet try to time if when the Rube is looking away for just a moment.

                              • Rigz Movie Diaries
                                Rigz Movie Diaries  6 days back

                                The only thing that looks fast in that pc is the water cooling lol

                                • faster thanyou
                                  faster thanyou  7 days back

                                  Just FYI carbon fiber dust is HIGHLY conducltive, i know people who have done contract work for a carbon fiber manufactuer. They had to take laptops in the manufacturing area and they lost 3 of them from the dust getting into the case

                                  • Martin Matko
                                    Martin Matko  1 weeks back

                                    My OCD screams !

                                    • Littletweeter
                                      Littletweeter  2 weeks back

                                      Threadripper is fuckin ridiculous

                                      • neojack333
                                        neojack333  2 weeks back

                                        this build follow the same spirit as hot rods for cars. nice !

                                        • neojack333
                                          neojack333  2 weeks back

                                          5:50 is normal when it's the first boot ever of a ryzen build. nothing happens for like 1min then it boots.

                                          • Parth Bijalwan
                                            Parth Bijalwan  2 weeks back

                                            What's with the shady background music.

                                            • brandon severns
                                              brandon severns  2 weeks back

                                              Lol yess blame it on the double sided stickey tape hahahah

                                              • the machinist
                                                the machinist  2 weeks back

                                                Try using titanium diboride (tib2) coated end mills. 2 or 3 flutes, stub length and brush some "Cool Tool" cutting fluid for aluminum on the sheet.
                                                If the router will allow you to take multiple passes to achieve final depth, do so.

                                                • miss misanthropist
                                                  miss misanthropist  2 weeks back

                                                  kinda ironic how it has intel inside stickers

                                                  • Aomori Teachers
                                                    Aomori Teachers  2 weeks back

                                                    dont know if i've just watched a pc build video or a really bad power tools video.

                                                    • Jsweizston
                                                      Jsweizston  2 weeks back

                                                      15:14 I just want to say whoever decided upon this final shot.. it looks really good. Kind of gives me eerie vibes back to the mid to late 90's.

                                                      • DJRhinofart
                                                        DJRhinofart  2 weeks back

                                                        Why wouldn't you guys just create a vacuum hold down using a shopvac wet/dry and use some actual cutting fluid for lube. Not to mention why would you try to cut the aluminium in a single pass? Do a couple passes and it will turn out perfectly. If I had access to your available toolsets the things I could create.

                                                        • endrizo
                                                          endrizo  2 weeks back

                                                          also loved the matching sleeper monitor

                                                          • endrizo
                                                            endrizo  2 weeks back

                                                            owwwwieeea angle grinder....rivets...cooool

                                                            • endrizo
                                                              endrizo  2 weeks back

                                                              yeah. i love the workshop and all the tooooooooools. great sleeper.

                                                              • Daniel Benjamin
                                                                Daniel Benjamin  2 weeks back

                                                                As a machinist by trade.. this is painful to watch and I want to help so badly

                                                                • YourNewTV
                                                                  YourNewTV  2 weeks back

                                                                  Works twice as fast that way...😂

                                                                • Daniel Benjamin
                                                                  Daniel Benjamin  2 weeks back

                                                                  @YourNewTV back and forth filing like it was a saw did me in

                                                                • YourNewTV
                                                                  YourNewTV  2 weeks back

                                                                  Daniel Benjamin sure. But they’ve come a long way fairly quickly. Think about how much they learned about fabbing from this project alone. There’s no doubt they’ll do even better next time. That being said, the bottom left tube on a different plane bothered the shit out of me

                                                              • Randomness Gamer
                                                                Randomness Gamer  2 weeks back

                                                                I religiously watch this channel

                                                                • Josh Jordan
                                                                  Josh Jordan  2 weeks back

                                                                  Can you do like a sleeper PC but in the old cheesegrater MacPro case? Would be cool to see that case modded and it pumping out straight windows content \m/

                                                                  • eivindrew
                                                                    eivindrew  2 weeks back

                                                                    awesome and tedious, and those epic b-rolls 14:58

                                                                    • Aziz Lewis
                                                                      Aziz Lewis  2 weeks back

                                                                      "and squeeze your ribit gun until it pops --- linus 2019

                                                                      • TopdeckLethal
                                                                        TopdeckLethal  2 weeks back

                                                                        Does the Jazz Drive work in win 10?

                                                                        • Thomas Carter
                                                                          Thomas Carter  2 weeks back

                                                                          Yum

                                                                          • Wyatt B
                                                                            Wyatt B  2 weeks back

                                                                            What's the electricity bill, its probably more than rent.

                                                                            • Le Chat Botté
                                                                              Le Chat Botté  2 weeks back

                                                                              this power supply is nothing compare to HP workstation PCs that offers up to 1600watts and more

                                                                          • Rahul Sonawane
                                                                            Rahul Sonawane  2 weeks back

                                                                            U guys are brilliant.... Really loved to watch ur astonishing work

                                                                            • Benjamin Kokko
                                                                              Benjamin Kokko  3 weeks back

                                                                              Anybody else notice they fucked up Russ in the background to make it legal? 😂😂😂😂😂

                                                                              • Gabriel Kozsar
                                                                                Gabriel Kozsar  3 weeks back

                                                                                this video reminded me how awesome and skilled Bill Owen from MNPCTECH is

                                                                                • Damon INC
                                                                                  Damon INC  3 weeks back

                                                                                  I'm pretty sure this is what people think when people tell others that they built their own pc.

                                                                                  • 1008chaz
                                                                                    1008chaz  3 weeks back

                                                                                    If you want to use your router for sheet metal I suggest investing in a vacuum table. A good temp fix is adhesives like jb weld

                                                                                    • fsmetal
                                                                                      fsmetal  3 weeks back

                                                                                      I love the look of tower cases like this. I bought one when I built a 486 a couple of years ago. It's so gorgeous

                                                                                      • RyderCarsonYT
                                                                                        RyderCarsonYT  3 weeks back

                                                                                        Person: What's your best show that includes tech


                                                                                        Me: Linus Tech Tips


                                                                                        Person:🤔

                                                                                        • VentureDev
                                                                                          VentureDev  3 weeks back

                                                                                          music sounded like it came from a movie similar to the dark knight.