Are Walmart Gaming PCs actually THAT bad?

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  • Publisert 2. des.. 2018
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    The new OverPowered line of gaming PC's from Walmart got slammed by other reviewers. While they do not sell these in Canada, we went down to US and got one to see for ourselves.
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Kommentarer • 13 696

  • ghost Unix
    ghost Unix 19 timer siden

    Im not surprised.Hopefully it last more than a week.

  • Ryan
    Ryan 19 timer siden +1

    Try not to get too wet while watching this ladies

  • Shakaama
    Shakaama 19 timer siden

    #nohomo why am I oddly attracted to this guy?

  • Averan Brifer
    Averan Brifer 20 timer siden +1

    Considering the specs and price of this my GT 710 2gb held out long enough lol ....

  • Nathan Briggs
    Nathan Briggs 20 timer siden

    I've been looking forward to you crushing Walmart's "gaming pc" for a hot minute!

  • Tower Man
    Tower Man 21 time siden

    All the big wigs at Walmart watched this video a died laughing through the whole thing 😂

  • Jorge Ramos
    Jorge Ramos 21 time siden

    Good god, the snobbery on Linus is too much. "Yay rgb! Vga for onboard? What YEAR is it?"
    Why did this even show up in my feed?

  • KD_ Marksman
    KD_ Marksman 21 time siden

    You are lucky you have multiply gaming PCs I play on a laptop and I would do anything for a computer like that😔

  • Benjamin Meyer G
    Benjamin Meyer G 21 time siden

    If it was given to me for free I would take it, but other than that nah, you could build a pc way better with usb 3.0

  • Smash The Matriarchy
    Smash The Matriarchy 22 timer siden

    was that a sponsor without a segway? this is unacceptable

  • DarK
    DarK 22 timer siden

    I love how the amazing 3 overpowered fans on the front of the case do nothing for the ventilation of the pc at all... They might not even turn on lol. There is no air circulation there.

  • ROUSH4203
    ROUSH4203 23 timer siden

    spoiler alert, ABSOLUTELY ANY AND EVERYTHING THAT WALMART TOUCHES IS INDEED THAT BAD. even the humans that frequent every single store ARE INDEED THAT BAD.

  • Darul Alamsyah
    Darul Alamsyah 23 timer siden

    wow great sir

  • mhamadac
    mhamadac Dag siden

    HAHA comparing HP to Walmart. Crap to Crap.

  • Eric Belinc
    Eric Belinc Dag siden

    It’s a Walmart gaming pc, what the fuck do you want guy. This is a store that sells socks in one isle and motor oil on another.

  • moed al garny
    moed al garny Dag siden

    If no one want this🧐.. Donat it to me help a brother from another mother to get his first system huh?? 🤔

  • imickey503
    imickey503 Dag siden

    Damn, I like that case. Well, its like boss CAR audio. It gives you a pretty good idea of what you want for the future. But hell it works.

  • Connor Phillips
    Connor Phillips Dag siden

    Hes gonna stab somebody with that knife

  • Marijuana
    Marijuana Dag siden

    Bro my dream is not even 1/8 as good as this one
    PS: I'll take it if you dont want it xD

  • Techwazerd
    Techwazerd Dag siden

    its walmart aka the cheapest way possible

  • Swelve Swelve
    Swelve Swelve Dag siden

    You should do a review on the Walmart OP gaming laptop

  • ryan donavon
    ryan donavon Dag siden

    So what if I'm on a budget and new to pc gaming, would you recommend this, cuz as far as building a gaming pc I'm clueless, been playing console for years the Wal-Mart here has a different one all together from the one you have I play destiny 2 so would this be recommended for it? Please guys be easy I'm a newb to pc 😂

  • nuke7
    nuke7 Dag siden

    The RAM is killing cpu performance imo

  • tony748748a
    tony748748a Dag siden

    Trashed mine a waste of money

  • TropiXZzTopics
    TropiXZzTopics Dag siden

    ill kill for that pc i dont care if its not best :(

  • Special K
    Special K Dag siden

    I actually spat coke all over my desk when ivan said overwhelmed by the "Oh-penis"

  • Aaron Reichert
    Aaron Reichert Dag siden

    ITS CALLED A FOLDER

  • Pills Here-y Doughboy

    Why would you go to a fu*king Walmart for a PC?

  • Strahan740i
    Strahan740i Dag siden

    He mentioned how having just a VGA port makes the mobo feel outdated. Surprised he didn't also mention the PS2 ports. Another archaic thing to find. What's next, a parallel port? lol

  • MN_Phantom
    MN_Phantom Dag siden

    People actually still use NewEgg???

  • Todor Todorov
    Todor Todorov Dag siden

    Chill out ,you sounds like a lil granny -_-

  • President Camacho
    President Camacho Dag siden

    It's all aboot the RGB's.

  • akilla214u2c
    akilla214u2c Dag siden

    All Stop: Did i just see a ps2 mouse and ps2 keyboard connector? That was your 3rd indication of a shitty motherboard! I used ps2 mice and keyboards in like 1998, when I first got into IT.
    I'm old n so is that motherboard.

    • mike nothing
      mike nothing 19 timer siden

      what world do you live in?
      those ports are still on most of the modern motherboards you can buy right now....

  • ccjh0806
    ccjh0806 Dag siden

    Who in the right mind will save $100 to buy the OP shit instead of Omen?

  • mohr cowbell
    mohr cowbell Dag siden

    Ok I think the Walmart gaming PC's are actually pretty good for the money.

  • Alex A.
    Alex A. Dag siden

    Well budget?

  • Chip Chapley
    Chip Chapley Dag siden

    talks about vga cable being old school, fails to mention the ps/2 keyboard and mouse connectors.

  • Neo Aquas
    Neo Aquas Dag siden

    he sounded like he was gonna cry

  • psinjo
    psinjo Dag siden

    the only argument i've heard for that many partitions is to have your system page file in it's own partition to make sure it runs as smoothly as possible, but those looked like 4 equal partitions... there's no justifiable reason for that I can think of

  • Kortex
    Kortex Dag siden

    What’s with the weird amount non-regulars here? I see a couple of people not understanding pretty basic terms.

  • Glanced
    Glanced Dag siden

    I wish I knew more about computers so I can understand most of what they are saying 😂😂 like tf is a all core turbo

  • Glanced
    Glanced Dag siden

    Kids in China tried their hardest they are happy with their $2 an hour

  • Glanced
    Glanced Dag siden

    Lol no way is that a gigabyte xm300 mouse I have that

  • Nate S
    Nate S Dag siden

    The only REAL issues I see with this computer is the price, the front fans practically being flush with plexi glass (so much for airflow), and the PCIE cable being disconnected. The cable isn't that big of a deal for those of us who know what we're doing, but a lot of people who buy these don't and that's where the issue lies. They won't know where to plug it in or might be nervous to do so. That's how I was when I first started. I was TERRIFIED because it's expensive. Again looking at price. Otherwise airflow is really the only other issue I would have. How is that practical? lol And he didn't even mention it in the video which is pretty bizarre.

  • Daniel Bratu
    Daniel Bratu Dag siden

    Friendly advice: Dont make the soyboy face ever again!

  • Liam McVeigh M
    Liam McVeigh M Dag siden

    12:23 did you really think that was a good Idea?

  • AwesomeDog1
    AwesomeDog1 Dag siden

    My pc runs rob lox at 15 fps

  • js100serch
    js100serch Dag siden

    Excuse my ignorance but why are those fans behind an acrylic plate?.

  • The Griffin
    The Griffin Dag siden

    The chinese did their best ok dont bully them

  • The Griffin
    The Griffin Dag siden

    I understand like 2% of what you are saying xD

  • daugintas ratkevicius

    whos kitchen they are in?

  • n0Chill Tracks
    n0Chill Tracks Dag siden +1

    16:04 LMAO

  • The Daughter Who Sews

    china crap

  • Gore Obsessed
    Gore Obsessed Dag siden

    ive seen this kind of build quality alot its i like to call it deadline quality. it starts out great untill the deadline comes up and everything is rushed and kinda meh to bad

  • Quagmire88
    Quagmire88 Dag siden

    OPness

  • karson kerrj
    karson kerrj Dag siden

    Pcie cable problem bitwtit found in his

  • Sharky Mode
    Sharky Mode Dag siden +2

    I still prefer the Verge PC

  • Unfitproduct Airborne
    Unfitproduct Airborne Dag siden +1

    I can build a better PC for cheaper on PCpartpicker.

  • Veselka
    Veselka Dag siden

    so it pays off to buy

  • Weeaboo Generator
    Weeaboo Generator Dag siden

    average quality power connector? yea linus my power connectors are 400 up

  • Fredrik Molntuss
    Fredrik Molntuss Dag siden

    Admit it, Linus. You hired Ivan because of the comedic value of his accent.

  • Negrolas
    Negrolas Dag siden

    So wait a minute...2x8 gb of ram is better than 1x16gb of ram??? I always heard the opposite!

  • Negrolas
    Negrolas Dag siden

    Legit question: Is he deaf?

  • Mrudul Addipalli
    Mrudul Addipalli Dag siden

    Reflection is different in your thumbnail ( editing )

  • Wolf
    Wolf Dag siden

    Well, the fans look nice...

  • Grievous
    Grievous Dag siden

    Is Linus Tech Tips Really THAT bad?

  • John Soltis
    John Soltis Dag siden

    wanna donate the machine? i play league of legends on a 10.1 " RCA cambio with a fps max of 29. RIP

  • bobbelonie
    bobbelonie Dag siden

    I really don't mean to bitch but I have a question. Why do gamers like all those RGB lights on their PC so much these days? I really don't get it, seems mostly distracting to me if you're trying to lose yourself in the wprld of Tomb Raider and there's this explosive light-show going on right next to you.
    And let's assume you just love those lights, seriously, how long will you look at it before it starts getting old? For me I would think about 5 minutes.
    Really I don't get it, I game and when I build I literally need to fight to keep all these colored lights out of my build (not easy!!!!)

  • Solowarrior1221
    Solowarrior1221 Dag siden

    gamers nexus did test the PSU and by all accounts from them it's a decent power supply, passed the tests they put it through, even has safety features. so while walmart skimped on the powder coat, it looks like they did not skimp on the actual psu, which is nice.

  • John Doe
    John Doe Dag siden

    Walmart price is priority 1, quality is priority like 203.
    They picked the worst places to skimp, they could have made an excellent extremely competent and competitive well-made product instead they made a cheap crappy almost guaranteed to have some kind of catastrophic failure trash fire.

  • Kaizaqu 468
    Kaizaqu 468 Dag siden +1

    Someone needs to hook me up my PCs made of cardboard...

    Rip I’m a bit broke but I love to game... not the best combo

  • Colin1486
    Colin1486 Dag siden

    Both are very similar, and both can handle games fine. Both are suitable for casual gamers. I’ve had terrible customer service experience with HP though, and I’m pretty sure Walmart will have better warranty and return policies, just in case. Pretty bias review though, disappointed.

  • The King
    The King Dag siden

    If you just watch this video to look at cool stuff, and have no idea what tf he is talking about, reply to this comment and say "i"

  • Doe213 101babar
    Doe213 101babar Dag siden

    Do I get faster porn on this pc?

  • Emmanuel Houle
    Emmanuel Houle Dag siden +1

    Theres no such thing as a bad computer......only too Expensive!

  • Brett Maxwell
    Brett Maxwell Dag siden

    Really would like to see what the bottleneck on the FPS was. What it would take to get on-par with the omen system. Thought the Walmart system might slightly have an edge with all cores running at a boosted clockspeed. Throw in a 2nd stick of ram!

  • Tostky
    Tostky Dag siden

    So when will we get the video benchmarking HDD vs SSD FPS in games?

  • Luiz Eduardo Lins de Sousa

    I have to disagree on partitioning ... I usually keep separate partitions for the operating system and data on a system with only one HD and point the Users folder to the data partition. If I need to install the OS again, I do not need to back up the system.

  • TheDingod
    TheDingod 2 dager siden

    I wish I knew half of what they were actually talking about. I need to learn from the ground up

  • [PBSr]Sim Racer and gamer

    youre gonna become openis

  • IYAOYAS 24
    IYAOYAS 24 2 dager siden

    what app or source was used for the original stress test at 6:00min? Thank you very well done video!

  • Blake Killough
    Blake Killough 2 dager siden

    Didnt understand a word of this

  • Mr Sardonicus
    Mr Sardonicus 2 dager siden

    So the fine folks at Walmart found the correct child labor force in China to build their PCs. Except someone was sent back to the salt mines for forgetting to plug in the Video Card.

  • Takashi Kenichi
    Takashi Kenichi 2 dager siden

    Hard to make judgement based on 1 Unit though.....these are prob mass created and the person who did thic PC obviously was a lazy fuck..

  • John Rose
    John Rose 2 dager siden

    Anti Wallmart bias? It performs perfectly well, but you find loads of "faults".

  • G P
    G P 2 dager siden

    My motherboard is now 10 years old and upgradeability went into the choice. Its starting to go towards the end of its lifetime though, oh it wouldnt be if all games i would be interested in would be AAA titles let alone if i was just playing and not also streaming which takes up 1-2 cores, but AAA titles dont need that much in terms of CPU. They go with graphics and damned be everything else. For compiling code or anything, performance really isnt such a big issue, either and so it lasted a long time.

  • Joshua Mouton
    Joshua Mouton 2 dager siden

    That's Wal-Mart for you

  • Luis Alberto Fierro Salinas

    I T S C A L L E D A F O L D E R

  • S4lami_gr GAMES
    S4lami_gr GAMES 2 dager siden

    this pc is getting a lot of attention!!youre gonna bump up their sales!xD

  • D1G1TAL
    D1G1TAL 2 dager siden

    3:15 awkwardly comes out of the frame just to come back in after Linus finishes talking

  • XWolven
    XWolven 2 dager siden

    Definitely not what i would build someone for $1500.

  • Yusuf Jamal
    Yusuf Jamal 2 dager siden

    you know what? I feel depressed. My motherboard has only 2 memory slots and only a VGA on board slot.

    I don't have thermal paste applied

  • jackthegamer
    jackthegamer 2 dager siden

    you're putting, a walmart *gaming* computer agains't a god-damn omen hp....isn't that bias ?

  • Isaac
    Isaac 2 dager siden

    Think he meant OP-ness (as in converting the noun OP into an adjective)

  • Me NPC Here
    Me NPC Here 2 dager siden

    It would have been interesting to see how much it improved with both memory slots filled.

  • bob wonton
    bob wonton 2 dager siden

    It is from Walmart.......What did you expect?

  • Mythical Moss32
    Mythical Moss32 2 dager siden

    I fuckin hate it when he’s like “1070, not too bad” I’d be so happy if I had a 1070 and hes then like “ I usually make something like this for $15,000 “ I’m so triggered

  • first last
    first last 2 dager siden

    Hes in a kitchen full of knives and he uses a drywal saw to open the box xD

  • D4444 4444
    D4444 4444 2 dager siden

    The fact that he set it down on the gamepad and it sits uneven is got my ocd off the charts lol