Remember when AMD was on top??

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Do you remember way, way back, when AMD and Intel were trading punches in the CPU battle? We thought it would be neat to go back, waaay back, and build the sort of machine I would have built back in the day - so we did!
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  • One of the reasons why I watch this channel is all the tech jargon that I learn like "Thumb pressy thingamajiggy"

    ShadowShadow2 个月 前
    • @Linus Tech Tips If I tell you that you can get all these used components in China for less than 200 bucks. You may not need so many sponsors for this video.

      Feng YuFeng Yu27 天 前
    • @Linus Tech Tips cringe

      MrJohnny05MrJohnny05个月 前
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    • @Linus Tech Tips the note 20 5g and the 20 ultra 5g records at 8k and 4k

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      stvkgvetstvkgvet个月 前
  • Wait.. magic isnt real?

    Kenneth VillanuevaKenneth Villanueva21 小时 前
  • This video aged well

    Ivan DoIvan Do天 前
  • A man with passion

    Dno Od SpoduDno Od Spodu天 前
  • Linus was to basic in the young days

    Fιnєssєđ-ツFιnєssєđ-ツ天 前
  • Man one of those GPUs is more powerful than my gt 730

    Amr HatemAmr Hatem天 前
  • I was born in 2005 lol

  • Ahhh 2005, a little show called doctor who was rebooted, and it was awesome.

    Shard FloofFoxShard FloofFox2 天 前
  • Yep I remember. It was just a few weeks ago 🙂

    Mackhenzie Rhod YusonMackhenzie Rhod Yuson2 天 前
  • I have an old desktop tower and on checking out the cpu online, I found that it was a "notebook" cpu. Nice to know that I had the lowest of the low back in the day...

    Mr PiMr Pi3 天 前
  • Before you throw out the DOA boards try putting them in the oven at 450 for about 20 minutes it will refill the solder and hopefully any connections issues will be fixed

    S MS M3 天 前
  • 0:27 wrong spelling =fail in test

    Gamer _YTGamer _YT3 天 前
  • Lol, that pc is the same age as me

    Max WoodMax Wood3 天 前
  • I miss the era when many gaming cards had graphics printed on them. Now I feel old.

    Anthony LipkeAnthony Lipke3 天 前
  • Well jokes on you, AMD IS BACK ON TOP

    entitydotexeentitydotexe3 天 前
  • In 2030 I can see videos about the 3090 getting 10fps in modern games

    Droid3455Droid34554 天 前
  • yes i remember today

    chris fieldchris field4 天 前
  • Tiem MachinE

    Henry StickminHenry Stickmin5 天 前
  • After my Pentium III with Voodoo 3000 died in 2006 I've been an AMD guy. The year after the computer I built was in an Antec case as well, an AMD Athlon II with Nvidia 8500~ 8GB ram, and Foxconn MOBO. I got everything for around 150$ after haggling on Boxing Day.

    Cerberus GoreboyCerberus Goreboy5 天 前
  • What is this

    Matt HicksMatt Hicks6 天 前
  • but can it run doom?

    Cheese CapoCheese Capo6 天 前
  • my case still the same old atx casing that have double back exhaust

    ElectroBrocoli FelixElectroBrocoli Felix6 天 前

    yoge 67855yoge 678557 天 前
    • But not in fx era 2011-2016

      n0obhAcker00n0obhAcker005 天 前
    • m8 calm down and intel was the leader until 2018

      JacoGamesJacoGames6 天 前

      yoge 67855yoge 678557 天 前
  • Can it run Crysis

    scott masonscott mason7 天 前
  • My cousin has a 480 lol

    Em3s0ZEm3s0Z7 天 前
  • I have an intel cpu that is pga You know how old it is

    Em3s0ZEm3s0Z7 天 前
  • In Germania id would cost 50€ for everything

    Hamster _4kHamster _4k8 天 前
  • Old enough to remember when you could run Intel, AMD and Cryrix on the same motherboard... Was over the moon to be able to replace my 286 running DOS 6.22 with a 486 SX-25 - was good fun getting the old ISA MFM hard drive controller card / drive working on a much newer system whilst 14 year old me saved enough money to get a VL Bus multi I/O card and suitable IDE drive :-)

    terminaljunkterminaljunk8 天 前
  • Canadian rubles lol it’s true that us Americans have zero awareness/understanding that other currencies exist. Some of them even having a higher value 😅

    DickDastardlyDickDastardly8 天 前
  • oooo am' tooo old.. :D

    Nickker4Nickker48 天 前
  • Yo I still use that monitor. It's a samsung syncmaster 920nw 1440x900 75hz monitor. It's an oldie.

    maxcyaneyemaxcyaneye8 天 前
  • Remember when Intel was no. 1 lol

    DracoDraco8 天 前
  • Man imagine intel being a bottom.

    IronWolf 369IronWolf 3698 天 前
  • Late to the party but I actually still have a PC with this VERY MOTHERBOARD AND CPU layout! That to this day still performs -ish with a more mordern - ish graphics card. These layouts where rad back in the day and are STILL surprisingly useable if you can pick them up for free lol.

    MadamFloofMadamFloof8 天 前
  • 4800+ X2 was the one I owned. I also used the A8N SLI Premium motherboard too! I went with Corsair XMS Platinum series by my bro had OCZ Gold. So many memories.

    RyanADillonRyanADillon9 天 前
  • well that didnt last well amd is top now lol

    Briefcase GamingBriefcase Gaming9 天 前
  • Remember ?

    Ixtiyar AğayevIxtiyar Ağayev10 天 前
  • The part you have been waiting for 4:38

    Midwest AviationMidwest Aviation10 天 前
  • That young linus voice, hahaha, I remember the original ncix videos before LTT I was just finishing an apprenticeship in IT around 10 years ago now and building my first gaming PC with the money I earned, I stopped watching for a while but like a stray cat I came back home.

    Gary StewartGary Stewart11 天 前
  • You would’ve had a heart attack if you saw my old Windows 98 micron computer’s lack of a lot of cable management, there was one zip tie used on just the connector from the drive to the motherboard, and that’s it

    Brick BrickBrick Brick11 天 前
  • Hmmm, I wonder. When was this thing made. A long time ago is my answer

    TragicalTragical11 天 前
  • good memories

    Adrian PenningtonAdrian Pennington13 天 前
  • Remember when Intel was at the top.

    Jaded JadenJaded Jaden13 天 前
  • I still use that Samsung syncmaster 740n lcd monitor. Its 75 hz with 8ms response time, with 4:3 screen ration.

    Siddhartha AdakSiddhartha Adak13 天 前
  • Yeah, 2020

    Skeet. [DYFN]Skeet. [DYFN]13 天 前

    DemonstrativePronounDemonstrativePronoun14 天 前
  • why were old parts so expensive

    Vlad SilivasanVlad Silivasan14 天 前
  • Order something from ncix on the way back machine

    Sandy BoleYTSandy BoleYT14 天 前
  • Oh this took me back... to the good old days. Thanks for the memories.

    Marriott DurrantMarriott Durrant14 天 前
  • who else is here watching this after the ryzen 5000 launch like, of course I remember when AMD was on top, it was a few days ago lol

    jonki leshijonki leshi14 天 前
  • 6900xt release: Threadripper:

    vincenttvincentt14 天 前
  • 2005 was the year I built my first PC. 9th grade. Beige box. Similar mobo (non SLI, slightly older socket). First CPU was an AMD Athlon 3000+, follow up build upgraded the mobo and got a X2 dual core (which was pretty new tech at the time). Wild seeing this created now.

    Samuel FoutSamuel Fout14 天 前
    • omg and the logitech g15... I had a that and a m510 mouse

      Samuel FoutSamuel Fout14 天 前
    • I had an ati card though... I had a 9600 Pro that I had gotten as a bday gift a few years prior. I had Kingston HyperX ram too, although I think I did get OCZ at one point down the line...

      Samuel FoutSamuel Fout14 天 前
  • Overclock!

    Max DuncanMax Duncan15 天 前
  • That Antec power supply was one of the most reliable PSUs I ever ran. Should have kept it! It could actually run current ryzen 3700xt machine without issue. Unlike the current crop of "premium" PSUs that seem to die within a year (no matter how little stress they actually see)... I'm looking at you, Thermaltake ToughRGB...

    Joel WhippleJoel Whipple15 天 前
  • Yes I do. It is Right now

    Lucas chenLucas chen16 天 前
  • Remember when intel was on top

    DoomtronDoomtron16 天 前
    • Sandy bridge

      n0obhAcker00n0obhAcker005 天 前
  • Holy shit I had exactly that cooler on an athlon 64 3200+ and later on an opteron 175. Oh god that mx518, I worshipped that mouse.

    PersonPerson16 天 前
  • 2006, got my first AMD (usually i was an intel user from 2000-2006) First with a Sempron 3200+ in a biostar mainboard Later, fitted an Athlon x2 64 bit 5000+, topped the ram to the max that board supported (4gb) and it lasted me (still works) until 2019 Now I'm with a Ryzen 7

    SandStorm PowerSandStorm Power17 天 前
  • dude this computer is nearly as old as me. i was barely even alive in 2005 and it doesn't seem that long ago.

    Cooper LittlehalesCooper Littlehales18 天 前
  • Buuuh, you got the cheap CNPS, mine was full copper, Linus.

    te0nanite0nani18 天 前
  • I do believe ATI/AMD was on top then too. my 2k5 build. Graphics Card ATI Radeon X850 Series Memory 256 MB Clock frequency 620 MHz Memory clock frequency 667 MHz CPU AMD Athlon 64 3000+ 2,200 MHz) Memory 2,048 MB 32-bit Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600)

    randyvalrandyval19 天 前
  • :O i'm using my grandmas syncmaster 2253BW for gaming, have to say, except the 16:10 aspect ratio, stands up nicely

    JstunJstun19 天 前
  • AMD is like the letter N went up and down but up again

    [AMS] EUT[AMS] EUT19 天 前
  • Linus: Do you remember OCZ? My boot drive: OCZ Agility 3

    ThatUnfunGuyThatUnfunGuy19 天 前
  • Amd be back on top

    Th3DESTROYER 777Th3DESTROYER 77719 天 前
  • Yes, I remember today.

    vogonp 42vogonp 4220 天 前
  • Yes I do remember because it’s right now

    Madhav BadhwarMadhav Badhwar20 天 前
  • Omfg, how could you neglect to mention that ATI wiped the floor with NoVideo in early 2000-s???

    Владислав НікітюкВладислав Нікітюк20 天 前
  • *Slaps a ryzen 5000 series on linus's kitchen table*

    Aaditya NarangAaditya Narang21 天 前
  • F.E.A.R ftw!!

    Symbian2704Symbian270421 天 前
  • 3:25 Linus nearly dropped the case.

    NikkoChargerNikkoCharger21 天 前
  • More like remember when amd WASN'T on top

    SH4D0W294SH4D0W29421 天 前
  • r/agedlikemilk

    Crumbs 4Crumbs 422 天 前
  • My first CPU was the Athlon Quadcore 3.0ghz

    YoungbloodYoungblood22 天 前
  • 15 yeahrs ago, in the Year 2005 i was born

    Justin0947Justin094722 天 前
  • Back when motherboard manufacturers still bothered to spend an extra few cents on COPPER HEATPIPES instead of just throwing some crummy milled aluminium heatsinks on even their most high end products.

    TurbobuttesTurbobuttes22 天 前
  • Yes.

    ShofaXShofaX22 天 前
  • me watching in November when amd is again, on top

    Budzy BoosterBudzy Booster23 天 前
    • Me too

      Hirom HaramHirom Haram22 天 前
  • I had the Asus A8N SLI Premium as my first mother board with a 7800GT and AMD Athlon. Built the whole rig just to play Battlefield 2 and CS and DoD Source.

    Burt SampsonBurt Sampson23 天 前
  • Remember when AMD was on top?? yeah right now

    hming thansangahming thansanga23 天 前
    • Yep

      Brayden MashburnBrayden Mashburn22 天 前
  • Remember when AMD was going downhill?

    PiPi24 天 前
  • I remember like it was yesterday

    HaundHaund24 天 前
  • I almost fell out of my seat when he unvailed the motherboard on, most of those parts are the same ones I used in my first PC I built on my own :D Oh the memories :), Thanks Linus! :D

    ZurealZureal24 天 前
  • November 2020: yes

    DeltaDooby DDeltaDooby D24 天 前
  • Who else came back after zen 3

    Sebastian NowikSebastian Nowik24 天 前
  • This aged well

  • I'm so sad I have a 9800gt he could've done sli

    Lucas MorseLucas Morse25 天 前
  • wait this is just now

    The CosmonotThe Cosmonot25 天 前
  • This got old so fast.

    Von Maverick BillonesVon Maverick Billones25 天 前
  • my first gaming pc was a 8GB OCZ memory quad channel clocked at 1333Mhz. had the Silver head spreader. M4A79T Deluxe motherboard from Asus. Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition. clocked at 3.2Ghz. and a 4870HD 1GB GDDR5 Toxic Sapphire Edition. Fastest GPU in the word back then and also the first GDDR 5 GPU on the market. faster then anything Nvidia at that time. Was a nice pc. it ran everything i wanted. Gamed as 1680*1050 resolution. played Crysis 1 at Ultra Settings 60FPS lol. was a good pc back then.

    Metal VideosMetal Videos26 天 前
  • They should have tried wow classic with this, that would have been hilarious

    Nicolás GirardiNicolás Girardi26 天 前
  • my first build was 486DX, hard drives were so bloody expensive

    Lukas SeltsamLukas Seltsam27 天 前
  • Lol, this is almost the same as my current build.

    Faseio LasecFaseio Lasec27 天 前
  • I had exactly THIS motherboard! The memories! :') Same for the MX518. I had like 3 of them for over a decade :D

    ISPY4everISPY4ever27 天 前
  • I love this. What a throwback - this was the era of my first gaming PC as well. AGP 6600GT with the Doom 3 graphic on the heatsink, Athlon 64 3200+, maybe 512 or a gig of I think I had an FX 5600 or something before that because getting DX9 support was a big deal for me

    kamikazemelon787kamikazemelon78727 天 前
  • No FX-60???? Whatt??? I had that board, the A8n32-SLI Deluxe with an Opteron 185 (FX60)

    seeds0001seeds000127 天 前
  • Oh 6800GT, I used that one for a long time. It's still somewhere in one of my boxes :)

    Maka raMaka ra28 天 前
  • You should find a Dell Optiplex from 2003 with the original mouse, keyboard, and crt monitor and remake the alimentary school computer experience. That's what I was going to do until realizing mine has suffered the capacitor plague and that the power supply that blew out smoke needs to be repaired to along with moving so doing it myself isn't going to happen for a long time.

    Steven BezaireSteven Bezaire28 天 前
  • My daily driver in 2017 was a year older then this with a pentium 4, 2GB of DDR ram, and a Nvidia fx card that went into PCi. If it were only one generation newer like the one you built, I would have had so much of a better time and would be able to watch this video on it.

    Steven BezaireSteven Bezaire28 天 前
  • Why does the MoBo have 2 ethernet ports?

    Vampiro V3Vampiro V328 天 前