The gaming PC days are NUMBERED!

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Comments • 26 042

  • Northern Soldier
    Northern Soldier 8 hours ago

    Using Xfinity Internet in North Eastern U.S. with 1tb worth of download data. This streaming service Shadow Tech uses alot of data. Make sure you have a unlimited plan if you game all day.

    Second: my Shadow Tech Streaming cloud computer came with a PNY Quadro P5000 NOT a GTX 1080. And this card is not the best for gaming but it still does a decent enough job i guess. GTA V sometimes chops. But the games look real crisp I recommend to try it out.

    Please use this referral code to get $10 off. JOS3U7MR Thanks!

  • Nemesty
    Nemesty 21 hour ago

    Promo code : FRDNXZBB

  • thestranger11
    thestranger11 23 hours ago

    And privacy?

  • Money Gamer
    Money Gamer Day ago +4

    stadia stole this Idea from Shadow..

  • Comfort Prince
    Comfort Prince Day ago

    That switching part from 8:10 onwards will be super addictive

  • Gsup7s
    Gsup7s Day ago

    Actually the service they provide is capable of performing everything in every way at the same latency as your desktop PC of the same spec. It is truly the way of the future. It functions so awesomely it's almost worth the price they charge. However it cost twice as much as it should in my opinion for continue to use. If you were only going to use it for a month or limit amount of time. Then their current price would be fine. But for people who realize it's benefits now. And wish to use it regularly. It cost way too much. Also and this is a pretty big problem. Probably should have led with this one but thought I would save it to the end. They're fucking liars. They say they support and work on Android. But this is false and completely inaccurate in reality. They do not officially support Android. They told me themselves. When I complained of the functionality on Android. You can get it to work on Android. You cannot get it to function properly at all on Android. I believe it's to force you to buy their little box. So the problem is not the service or the network. It's the COST and Accessibility for ALL Android devices. That is their big problem. Otherwise as far as I can tell. Google Stadia can't even come close to shadow In functionality or latency. Can't even touch it. Hope this information is helpful to anyone who reads it.

  • Gytis321 S
    Gytis321 S Day ago +4

    Any one here after Google Stadia ?

  • dario D
    dario D Day ago

    go ahead. pull out an optic cable! :))

  • dario D
    dario D Day ago

    Love the Model X on the background :)

  • dario D
    dario D Day ago

    The gaming PC days are NUMBERED! = DOUBT

  • Blei1986
    Blei1986 Day ago

    More like: *The console days are NUMBERED!*
    Which gamer would be willing to play online against other people with an extra of 91ms ?
    Even with a plus of 30ms i wouldn't even think about it...but IF i was a console-only player...this would be interesting

  • ezeetrap68
    ezeetrap68 Day ago

    You still gotta deal with excessive data usage when it comes to cloud based gaming. I'm not sure how it is in Canada but in the US most residential ISP plans cap you at a terabyte of data a months and exceeding this cap will either result in throttling or overage fees and when your talking about something that uses up to 20 Mbps is pretty easy to burn through that terabyte allowance rather quickly. Financing a $3000 gaming PC will still cost you less than monthly the internet requirement to run cloud based gaming and will likely result in better performance.

  • Deyvson Moutinho Caliman

    I live in a third world country, so I'm used to unreliable internet. Playing online when I didn't need to would give me anxiety, I prefer the game inside my trusted machine.

  • Nelson DaSilva
    Nelson DaSilva Day ago

    Stadia -> Game Over Man!

  • Joseph Beltran
    Joseph Beltran 2 days ago

    Can i play world of Warcraft deciding rn.

  • Joseph Beltran
    Joseph Beltran 2 days ago

    No more hub.😳😳😳😢

  • cuntstantin twat
    cuntstantin twat 2 days ago +1

    Ctrl+F "Sandals" 0 results
    So you guys gave up with the sandals comments huh

  • vintasalo
    vintasalo 2 days ago

    Google just sold this same banana

  • ItzDahMaroon
    ItzDahMaroon 2 days ago

    Every since I saw this video, I've been wanting this. I can finally say that I have purchased this and love it.

  • Dio Black
    Dio Black 2 days ago

    One big problem for gamers other than a bad internet connection, is all the mods, versions and extras one can do to change the game itself is now gone. Not to mention what was said here and the fact most gamers love doing a actual pc build themselves. If anything this would kill consoles off.

  • K
    K 3 days ago

    Click bait title.

  • DigThat32
    DigThat32 3 days ago

    Now that solid competition is incoming, I can't wait to see where this goes.

  • Ali Alloush
    Ali Alloush 3 days ago +13

    Will they survive now after Google stadia release.

    • ItsClutchDizzy
      ItsClutchDizzy Day ago +1

      +Nelson DaSilva Isnt google stadia just netflix for games? As opposed to an entire desktop?

    • Nelson DaSilva
      Nelson DaSilva Day ago

      I doubt it

  • Klara Helene Nielsen

    But would this still be valuable when Google stadia exists?

  • Daniel Mace
    Daniel Mace 3 days ago

    "Grandpa keeps talking about building his OWN Shadow from parts he ordered off this thing called Newaig. He also says he had to go to a human doctor." -future kids, probably

    • Andrew Burns
      Andrew Burns 17 hours ago

      Daniel Mace my grandpa said that they actually had to drive their own car!

  • AnotherTechChannel
    AnotherTechChannel 3 days ago

    Everytime I watch LTT I find myself saying, "fucking Linus"... Lmao.

  • Matt Ando
    Matt Ando 3 days ago +10

    Came back to watch this after hearing about Google’s Stadia

  • Lxne Records
    Lxne Records 3 days ago +1

    Did Google copy this idea?

    • sl1ckk1ll3r
      sl1ckk1ll3r 3 days ago

      No they copied Geforce Now who made a better Onlive (The True Progenitor)

  • Ken Lewis
    Ken Lewis 3 days ago

    I think that Google bought them out and renamed it Google Stadia

    • Good Goy
      Good Goy 3 days ago

      Stadia only offers gaming, not a complete windows 10 pc.

  • Cory Bryant
    Cory Bryant 3 days ago

    spiderman dab 12:48

  • MrApplewine
    MrApplewine 3 days ago

    Latency ????

  • NoSleepRacing
    NoSleepRacing 4 days ago

    Not a vr solution......

  • Roberth Zelaya
    Roberth Zelaya 4 days ago


  • mark. keilys.
    mark. keilys. 4 days ago

    >ask a dozen people
    >get 13 different answers
    I found the time traveler.

  • Mike Litoris
    Mike Litoris 4 days ago

    God, linus is such a fag. Lol

  • Diego Farfan
    Diego Farfan 4 days ago

    They should concentrate on pure architecture-civilenginiering rendering.

  • Diego Farfan
    Diego Farfan 4 days ago

    Imagine a google rep on an interview accepting they found out about this company thanks to this video.

  • Diego Farfan
    Diego Farfan 4 days ago

    Out of decor Google should buy this company.
    To spare them from the obliteration coming ahead.

  • Oscar Simon Velasco
    Oscar Simon Velasco 4 days ago +11

    Yep, Google totally based Stadia here hahaha

    • BuildLancer
      BuildLancer 3 days ago +2

      I came back here to say the same thing LOL

  • Paul Medel
    Paul Medel 4 days ago


  • Abhinav Bharadwaj
    Abhinav Bharadwaj 4 days ago +11

    Introducing Google Stadia!!

  • TheTekkiDerma
    TheTekkiDerma 4 days ago +10

    Then came GOOGLE STADIA.

  • tqatkins
    tqatkins 4 days ago +1


  • jordb94
    jordb94 4 days ago +14

    I actually feel sorry for the shareholders of this company, they could have the best service ever, but you'll just never compete with the global reach of Google...

    • Robert Arnaise
      Robert Arnaise Day ago

      they'll probably lower the prices. Also, you have to realize that what google is proposing is a cloud gaming experience where you can play any games for free as long as its in the library. It's different from shadow, who doesn't give you any games, only a remote desktop. That means it's probably cheaper and you have ownership over the games you play, since you bought them.

      Also their latency is probably better because they've been working on it since 2015, whereas google will soon realize their cloud to client latency is massive. That's why google is emphasizing their compute power throught their thousands of servers, and shadow, who has like 10 servers in total, is prioritizing latency over the total amount of concurrent users. Stadia will likely be able to handle tens of millions of concurrent users, whereas shadow struggles with 100k users at the same time, but their latency is better. So stadia and shadow aren't targeted at the same audience.

    • AnotherTechChannel
      AnotherTechChannel 3 days ago

      Yea stadia is coming. It's depressing. I would rather build PC.

  • N E
    N E 4 days ago +1

    What about privacy

  • Lukas Ess
    Lukas Ess 5 days ago

    Google entered the Chat

  • Owneador1337
    Owneador1337 5 days ago +1

    Okay, Stavia is here. Talk about having a bad day.

  • ChristianTron102
    ChristianTron102 5 days ago +1

    coming from stavia annoucement, i only can say: xd

  • James Reynolds
    James Reynolds 5 days ago +14

    Google: STADIA!
    Shadow: Am I a joke to you?

    • Everything Cool
      Everything Cool Day ago

      Shadow is closer to what Microsoft is going to do but they're using Xboxes instead of computers the problem with shadow is controller support Microsoft version will fix this as it is running the Xbox version of the game to match people's console experience

    • venu venu
      venu venu 4 days ago +2

      Came here after google stadia.

  • Nothing to see here
    Nothing to see here 5 days ago

    Dude, one question: what da fuck are you wearing?..

  • sen.touji
    sen.touji 5 days ago

    if it would run on average internet connection (10-25k) with no need for external hardware to carry around and world wide available with the same subscription... I would pay ASAP $30/ month
    ... but right now we can't even stream what ever we like (movies/series, let alone games) with 1-2 streaming subs... :/ and it'll get worse over the next years b'cause everyone thinks they can charge $12/month for a few new series/movies a year :/

  • D3v1antldr
    D3v1antldr 5 days ago

    Lol, you guys are ridiculous. Complaining about him “advertising” this service and the subscription to the service.
    Hey!, here is a crazy thought kids! Maybe, just maybe, he is a TheXvid tech reviewer... reviewing tech on TheXvid!!!! I know amaze-balls. Huh? And also, it doesn’t matter how many times your mommy said that you are entitled to anything you ever want, just cause, you are mamas little darling boy. A for profit company that provides a service. It’s going to provide that service for a profit.

  • DarkCalibur
    DarkCalibur 5 days ago

    what happen when the community troll the company by massive access and broke the rig??

  • Stelard Actek
    Stelard Actek 5 days ago +1

    This will never be viable where I live in Tasmania. There's no way they'd build a data centre here, and the extra latency to the mainland would not be worth putting up with. Not to mention how often the internet goes down or under-performs.
    Which is kind of a shame, because it WOULD be nice to be able to game anywhere, on anything. Maybe if they ever invent ansible-based network interfaces.

  • xyz Moral
    xyz Moral 6 days ago

    I want this

  • Sangye Ngawang
    Sangye Ngawang 6 days ago

    Reminds me of cloud mining promises - they will at some point perhaps ... not keep promises

  • Chris Rogerson
    Chris Rogerson 6 days ago

    "They have routers using BGP!" As if that wasn't what literally everyone had.

  • Gaulo Pina
    Gaulo Pina 7 days ago

    A little late, but: With data cap becoming a reality in every single internet provider around the world, it could turns out a real pain in the ass.

    • Adrian L.
      Adrian L. 6 days ago

      Yup, paying for unlimited data through my isp (which is an additional $50).

  • TopHatMast3r
    TopHatMast3r 8 days ago

    ThIs Is GoNnA kIlL tHe GaMiNg Pc.
    Let's be real, this probably won't even really take off, and if it does it will take a while, especially in 3rd world countries, or countries with terrible internet

  • KingAdam85
    KingAdam85 8 days ago

    There was a spider-man dabbing yep there NERDSSSS!!!!!!

    And i love them for it.

  • Lance Domhoff
    Lance Domhoff 8 days ago +1


  • SevenAMedia
    SevenAMedia 9 days ago +3

    just as a prerequisite, i have only built one computer in my life about a year ago. so I'm no expert in the field, but i felt i should give my opinions on this thing.

    i don't feel like this service will every even come close to replacing traditional PC's. and i also feel that in about a year this company will shut down, here's why

    first, there will always be people who want to build and customize there PC's, there is no way of getting around that. people who want traditional PC's, will get traditional PC's.

    Second, the subscription fee is a total rip, lets say a good rig would probably cost around $700-$1000 on the low end for these specs. and would probably last around 5-6 years without further upgrading.and with such high subscription fees i feel the company won't really have much of a customer base. and in concept the idea is good.
    and let me do some math real quick. $35 dollars a month for lets say 6 years which is around $420 a year for five years comes out to a grand total of... $2,520!! its really not worth it in the long run. sure the initial investment of a traditional PC would be a lot, but it would be a one time fee of $700-$1000, NOT OVER 2 AND A HALF GRAND.

    lastly, while i understand that some people can't afford that all at once or its just to scary for some to build their own PC's, but spending almost 3 times what you would for Netflix a month just doesn't seem worth it to me to be frank. especially from my understanding, YOU STILL HAVE TO PAY FOR GAMES!

    i do understand that Linus runs a business and needs money and whatever. but i just feel that he of all people would at least point out more potential issues other that "speed could be an issue".

    • Hayden Pack
      Hayden Pack 6 days ago

      I would also like to note most enthusiasts replace or upgrade their rigs every 3rd hardware generation, which these days is about every 3 years, not 5

    • Hayden Pack
      Hayden Pack 6 days ago

      The problen with your logic is the assumption that the system is emulating a $700 rig when it is in fact claiming to emulate a $1,400 rig. Yes, $1,400 is still less than $2,400, but look at other industries: purchasing a new car costs anywhere from $22k to $50k on average, which is a hefty chunk of change, which is why we have such options as financing, rental, and rideshare apps like lyft or uber. Figuring based on averages for my city (dallas), financing a $22k car for 48 months costs over $30k after interest and fees. Renting a car costs an average of $65 per day, which totals over $23k in only one year, and around $94k in the same 48 months. Using 4 lyft (the cheapest rideshare option here) rides per day at 10 to 15 miles per ride averages $44 per day, which is over $64k in 48 months. Spending more than a service is worth for the convenience of paying over time rather than upfront is nothing new, and that is possibly the best reason this company may find great success.

  • Chalupa Batman
    Chalupa Batman 9 days ago +2

    It will ALWAYS be faster to have a PC with direct access than to be streamed.

  • Youtube Warrior
    Youtube Warrior 9 days ago +1

    This will work great if you had no latency... there is no way this will work for where I live... 25 mbps I know im privileged some people have 10 or even 3... but not to mention the upload!

  • John Smith
    John Smith 10 days ago +1

    Socks and sandals... stylish.

  • TheSchantz
    TheSchantz 10 days ago +1

    Disliked for the title.

  • panays4u
    panays4u 10 days ago

    well i think is worth for many reasons. price is good for this specs. no noise no electrick bill (and let's be onest gaming pc's need alot) u don't have to clean it or care about it :P plus they do updates all the time so u will play always on ultra setings and u can play from all ur devices even if u go on another place for a bit (if internet is good) and the internet speed is good some places will never seen this internet speed like my country max is 200mb in some places my max internet speed is 48mbps. plus u pay for xeon so u can do alot of works run a server from there so u can make money at the same time that u pay them :)

  • Rob G
    Rob G 10 days ago

    do you think this is good to play single player games on a 4k TV? I dont have a PC, so its either my chromebook or my 4k TV. Because of this I'm seriously considering this option. I was thinking about just getting an android TV stick and running the shadow software on it and the game on the TV.

    • Marc Iets
      Marc Iets 7 days ago

      Single player games are fine

  • Brian Vallana
    Brian Vallana 10 days ago

    Only gamers who also work managing cloud servers, (Developers, SysAdmins, etc.) will understand that the price is really good for the hardware, connection and client software they deliver or the service in general. I would also like it to be cheaper and save money, but still good. If they can't make it cheaper, then they should make it even better.

  • BrainSeepsOut
    BrainSeepsOut 11 days ago

    The only Cloud Gaming i'd take is my game files being hosted remotely and loaded from the internet instead of from my hard drive. It's slower than an SSD but still faster than a hard drive.

  • bryan grelle
    bryan grelle 11 days ago

    Just remember. AC techs get paid alot to make sure server rooms are kept cool. Alright I'm done with my pitch

  • Vora 300
    Vora 300 12 days ago

    Your saying that I need to spend my money in this? I do graphics design and I like to play games very often but my computer it's a iMac of 2008 and it make very good renders in 3D softwares and I thinking to spend money for another computer with an rtx.
    But let's think 35$/month, in one year it's 420$ thats too much, and in 5 years (it's when I need to change some components of the pc) it would 2.100$. So, now I'm looking for 1.400 dollars computer, much better than the performance of the service. And question is, Is it worth?
    Or maybe this an advertising?

  • Miles Powers
    Miles Powers 12 days ago

    am i the only one that noticed that he is wearing Sandals with Sock's... linus is that you'r way to not get overrun by fans in public?

  • Objective Realist 420
    Objective Realist 420 12 days ago

    What utter nonsense. The whole point about gaming PCs is they are superior speed and quality. This idea would only work if internet speeds kept getting faster and local hardware did not progress at all, but we have new graphics cards and processors coming out all the time.

  • Lone Wolf
    Lone Wolf 12 days ago +1

    I see this as a data farming machine. They will keep themselves clean, and then turn shady like so many other big companies do. Also the aspect of having all your data stored in a place that isn't your own home is shady enough, you would have to strictly use this for gaming for maximum safety, which in turn means you will have to buy a PC/Laptop for personal use anyway.

  • Tzuede Off the Cuff
    Tzuede Off the Cuff 12 days ago

    Those who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it. THIS is the EXACT SAME BULLSHIT TECH COMPANY AS PANO LOGIC AND ONLIVE. Shame on you Linus.

  • RecForce
    RecForce 13 days ago

  • Oshino Yoshida
    Oshino Yoshida 13 days ago +3

    so hardware irrelevant, no internet, no game. Pointless future tech. Sounds like DRM to me.

  • Graham Truman
    Graham Truman 14 days ago

    1:59 Witchcraft!

  • Graham Truman
    Graham Truman 14 days ago

    1080p? Pah give me 4k

  • a0groovy
    a0groovy 15 days ago

    im not sure but remember when worldofwarcraft came out day 1 and on how bad it was to move or get around cause so many ppl showed up together, and how it crashed alot. which today we look back on it as haha. but this seems to me the same maybe the more that goes on shadow they will have the same problems with server crashes?? is that the same or no??

  • Kevin Ryan
    Kevin Ryan 16 days ago +1

    14 minute ad. Great job selling out, Fuckwad...

  • David Muth
    David Muth 17 days ago

    I already have a gaming PC capable of running the newest games at the highest settings. I "have" a back catalog of PC GOTY games I haven't played yet, and they all cost fraction of the original price. I also have a 360, and games for it can be had 3/$10 from local pawnshops. I do not see the logic in paying a fee for temporary access to a remote server.

  • Setmose
    Setmose 17 days ago +2

    But not for the modding community.

  • Gunther Ultrabolt Novacrunch

    I just watched a 14 minute commercial.

  • Evan LightCap
    Evan LightCap 17 days ago

    so were moving to a GaaS model now?

  • dan75robot
    dan75robot 17 days ago

    This is all about controlling the gamers when they should have control and ownership over the products they pay for.

  • dan75robot
    dan75robot 17 days ago

    gaming as a service is a threat to the right of ownership of the product that you paid for in other words private ownership! In the age of internet spying who would want to give control of something that you paid for over to someone else would can now decide that they are going to put conditions on it's gamers in order for them to access their own games that is why the idea of downloadable games instead of a physical disc needs to be talked about when they want to start doing things like this and we should have the right in a free national to have freedom of choice!

  • hannah anderson
    hannah anderson 18 days ago +1

    The future is near, I like the idea, reduces waste and having to purchase all the upgraded hardware/software. The idea of central servers have been used in the medical field for decades, this tech has begun to take over, with the cloud for pics/docs and epic for the medical world. I would use it, and I'm betting future pc/s and other devices will comply with the needed components to link up with this system.

  • Pilot Ken
    Pilot Ken 18 days ago

    Total cost of ownership exceeds the cost for a good gaming PC or Console. They would need to include the games for free in the monthly service to make this worth it. Also, the largest issue will be regional internet speeds. Even wired connections on fast networks can have 13-21ms latency on a wired connection within a city reaching out to their network. The users still need to go through their ISP infrastructure and your own internet speeds. Also, this will not handle VR HMDs. Many hardcore gamers also utilize VR and Multi screen gaming.

  • MrAbZ
    MrAbZ 18 days ago

    Use Code : ABD4BFTA for £10 / $10 / 10€ off your first month of Shadow PC

  • Gamezerker
    Gamezerker 18 days ago

    In the USSA this is never going to work. Big Corp with their 20 year old infrastructure and data caps (to protect said old infrastructure) make this impossible. Also, I'm old enough to remember this... it's was called a mainframe. It sucked - just like this idea, and LTT for promoting this crap without the 'real' downsides and lack of sustainability.

  • dwayne downing
    dwayne downing 18 days ago +1

    Two things will kill this. 1. They will have to upgrade to cover new tech... and that is a lot of graphics card equivalents to swap out.
    2. A lot of the pleasure in PC gaming is in the build.

    • Setmose
      Setmose 17 days ago

      And the software performance tweaking.

  • Boiled Octopus
    Boiled Octopus 19 days ago

    Great discount on Shadow if anyone's interested, use this code: ALIGP4EP​​

  • Volff
    Volff 19 days ago

    I would like an update on this topic.

  • TheOtioseFanatic
    TheOtioseFanatic 19 days ago

    Considering you need to be able to afford top of the shelf internet speeds AND need to re buy your games on top of the subscription, the only people who can afford this will just spend that money on their own pc parts or a good prefab instead. This service WILL die like literally all of the others for that fact alone. Also, gotta love how he mentions the latency test was under ideal circumstances. Remember, he has a TEN GIGABIT connection. No average consumer has that. Period.

    • TheOtioseFanatic
      TheOtioseFanatic 18 days ago

      +Sam also, minor thing (in that I'm sure Shadow found some way around it either via a loophole or special contracts from Microsoft) but even Linus himself pointed out (in his why Linus pirates windows video) that having a windows 10 installation made only for remote access is against Microsoft's EULA, so technically (according to Microsoft anyway) is software piracy.

    • TheOtioseFanatic
      TheOtioseFanatic 18 days ago

      +Sam well I didn't realize you could install steam on the service, not all services let you do that. That's actually kind of cool. Doesn't change the rest of the issues with this system.

    • Sam
      Sam 18 days ago

      of course you're a furry

    • Sam
      Sam 18 days ago

      You can just install steam, you dont need to rebuy games, stop spreading fake news

  • Invoke
    Invoke 19 days ago

    Here is a question can a quad core (this is a xeon so lower clock speeds than a i5 or i7) with 12Gb ram @ 2400Mhz and 256GB of storage be considered high spec my brother has a 3770k a 4.8Ghz 16Gb of ram @ 2133 and 500GB of ssd storage now if he was to put a 1080 in there it would out perform shadow and could install more than 2 large games (plus with only 12Gb of ram your going to be hitting the page file alot which is the same grive your games are on causing lag each time that happens)

  • Arif Jawad
    Arif Jawad 20 days ago

    Rather pay my electric bill

  • BloodLegaZ
    BloodLegaZ 20 days ago

    Disliked. Because Jar-Jar

  • SamF2000
    SamF2000 20 days ago

    Great possibilities but right now there are still many people with 10 Mbps or less