My Teenage Dream PC - Ricer PC Part 1

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  • Cyrus Rivers
    Cyrus Rivers 10 hours ago

    props to linus

    that setup was my dream setup too

  • Fridde von Frankenstein

    Wow, I just checked out ting even though it's not available in germany. That's freaking expensive , like 3 times as much as i pay now and theres not even a call/text (who uses that anymore anyways) flatrate included? holy balls...$29 for 100 minutes and 2GB of data. Is that the best you can get?

  • Mike Haggar
    Mike Haggar Day ago

    This was my PC going into Uni - 2.4ghz 800 mhz fsb P4 with Hyperthreading, later added a Zalman 7000cu cooler to hit 3.2ghz, 7800 gs AGP - Just re-used the Zalman 7000cu cooler on the i7 4700u CPU on Socket 1150 that Linus covered in the video - "BIZARRE Intel Core i7 from CHINA for $100!!
    " on an MSI h81 board and ram that was free. Doesn't get much cheaper then this, but funny enough the Zalman cooler is literally a PERFECT fit on this CPU, which has a raised heatspreader compared to stock. Match made in heaven.

  • RealTuber
    RealTuber 2 days ago

    Where is part 2? this video is getting really old now

  • Dan Z
    Dan Z 2 days ago

    Love it!

  • Greg Turner
    Greg Turner 2 days ago

    Windows 10 would probably work fine on it.

  • FireTwin
    FireTwin 3 days ago +1

    You gotta do Crysis (for the lulz), Unreal Tournament 2003/2004, Counter Strike: Source, Rainbow Six: Raven Shield, Battlefield 2, Thief 3. All the classics.

  • Alexandre Hirata
    Alexandre Hirata 3 days ago

    GPU with the custom arctic cooling NV5... NICE!!!

  • Bambucha TheKing
    Bambucha TheKing 4 days ago

    There is only one question even more important than asking yourself about the sense life and that is: CAN IT RUN CRYSIS?!

  • OldDirtGuy
    OldDirtGuy 4 days ago

    Project Brutality 3 baby!

  • Lamster66
    Lamster66 5 days ago

    All of my PC builds are old gamers throw outs I don't need them for games. I run DAW software.
    I just need the fastest CPU and the most amount of ram I can get my hands on an 3rd or4th gen I5 or I7 with 8gb + of ram a couple fast drives and your away. You can run a pretty good muic system with that.

  • augus li
    augus li 5 days ago

    Isnt the 4650 the best card?

  • xceptionzero
    xceptionzero 5 days ago

    same era as my first job in building/repairng PC's. These were good boards. But i had an athlon at home

  • Fuck You And Your Ideology

    You call these vintage components?
    I remember my first proper Pentium 700 MHz CPU. Damn, I'm old.

  • Tiancheng Yu
    Tiancheng Yu 5 days ago

    You can get an archived version of Steam which does support XP and still fully works:

  • SubpotentMilk
    SubpotentMilk 5 days ago

    The Nostalgia has hit LTT haaard ;D

  • Oscar
    Oscar 6 days ago

    For the mouse you should have used an og Logitech mx518

    • Oscar
      Oscar 6 days ago

      Oh and do a wicked over kill PC from 2009

  • Jan Kutscher
    Jan Kutscher 8 days ago

    You realy need a Soundcard. The Sound stuff slows down your CPU. And so the Rest of your system

  • Dario Carelli
    Dario Carelli 8 days ago

    can you make a video with an asrock turbo twins 2000

  • Nicky van Oort
    Nicky van Oort 8 days ago +2

    Where is part 2?

  • Quagmire88
    Quagmire88 8 days ago

    I remember when I got my EVGA 8800gts. I was so excited.... My GeForce FX5200 was killer.

  • Schnoz
    Schnoz 10 days ago

    Part 2? See ya in 6 months.

  • Deo Guyadin
    Deo Guyadin 11 days ago

    Watercooler and overclock the GPU to run Doom on ultra.

    THATONEBACCA33 11 days ago

    when the board finally dies. frame it

  • Horaţiu Mlendea
    Horaţiu Mlendea 11 days ago

    13:22 "What if it was an old game that doesn't run on Windows 10?" Then you install Linux as a secondary OS and play it there through Steam Play or Wine. This is a pretty funny thing that I noticed lately. A lot of old Windows games don't work W10 but work just fine on Linux, even if they were never even considered for that OS at all. Weird... but at least we can be sure they will not just disappear forever.

  • Mole
    Mole 12 days ago

    Try much faster Radeon HD 3850 AGP. The fastest AGP GPU.

  • WestonG23
    WestonG23 13 days ago

    13:10 You seem to be harboring under the misconception that you actually own anything at all on Steam.

  • K31TH3R
    K31TH3R 13 days ago

    I got a free 2.6B Northwood out of a Dell along with a few cheap Duron PC's from a place I worked for that was going out of business. That 2.6B was a FREAK overclocker. I put it in an Abit IC7-G, and the thing hit 3.6GHz on STOCK voltage. It hit a voltage wall at 3.9GHz where it was stable with 1.62v and a Thermalright XP-90. I also got the 4GHz club screenshot on a cool night, but it wasn't stable at 1.65v. I had a lot of guys with 3.2GHz 2.4C's wondering if they made the right choice.


    part 2 I forgot to note COSMOS II case is a monster size enough room to put any CPU cooler you want. more then enough room to put what ever you want. WHAT EVER YOU WANT.. AIR COOL NO PROBLEM WATER COOL NO PROBLEM. the biggest of the biggest will fit. its too bad NEWEGG dose not sell it any more I can understand why. ULTRA + + TOO BIG and ULTRA + + + + + + HEAVY
    shipping is going to be a nightmare. I had to open the top lid of the box and roll the box up side down and lift the box to get the tower out of the box then roll the tower up right. its so tight cannot lift it out of the box.


    why did you get the COOLER MASTER COSMOS II CASE? it was designed with the finest racing automotive design, while at the same time its a GODZILLA GAMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMING TOWER ULTRA + +. it dose not come with one cd/dvd/bluray drive port. not two. However it comes with three of them, and a insane 15 hard drive trays that is you do not use a screw driver. the roll cage is there for the legs and a handle bars to inch it in place. its weight is also GODZILLA. 70 pounds

  • LOoOn ARTs
    LOoOn ARTs 13 days ago

    I´m paying attention! Since we´re about the same age and I´m geeking out about this as well.

  • Dracownix
    Dracownix 13 days ago

    I still have a 2 antec true power suplies that suplies.

  • huhmz
    huhmz 14 days ago

    CAS 2.. I remember running CAS 1.5 (maybe 1?) on AMD64 with the INFAMOUS TwinMos BH5 chips. Just crank the voltage and they would do (for that time) totally incredible things and the king of all benchmark dick measuring was SuperPi 1M and it was ALL about RAM speed and the lowest latencies imaginable. Just be able to boot and run a 1M SuperPi before it would crash..
    Opteron 144-146s for that ultimate stepping. Chips that had a base clock of 1800MHz that would out-OC 3200+ consumer chips to 2.8-3GHz depending on whether you were going for SuperPi only or just a high OC in general.. And if you weren't going for water cooling you had a Thermaltake Big Typhoon 4 that sparked huge debates about if they were safe because of their size and urban myths about them snapping motherboards in half. And that one year EPOX had the best motherboard out there... Oh so many memories of the nForc2 (gen 2 right?) VIA were rattled by Nvidia just stepping in and saying "we can do better chipsets than you and succeeding so quickly..DFI LANParty had some awesome OC motherboards out at that time now looking back at it.
    I want to know more about the BH5 DDR chips and how they came agout that' why I want some background stories about.

  • Reece Frost
    Reece Frost 14 days ago

    Where is part 2

  • Faf Dus
    Faf Dus 15 days ago

    turn off fraps

  • Mica Maker
    Mica Maker 15 days ago

    Try making a desktop with a old laptop

  • Rob Morrow
    Rob Morrow 15 days ago

    Also: I've got an intel i5-750 that's OC'd to's a 2.66GHz chip haha

  • Rob Morrow
    Rob Morrow 15 days ago

    I'd give my left arm for a Morrow Design PC case...

  • Christopher Howlett
    Christopher Howlett 15 days ago

    Haha no way still got my chieftec dragon... And the full tower version too... Is that the p4c800e deluxe too?!? This video is a complete joke, I actually had the 2.4 p4, the 4gb of ocz ddr400 in the chieftec dragon... I used it for cubase though not gaming

  • Logan Irdi
    Logan Irdi 15 days ago

    Try giving water cooling a shot!

  • The Lumberjack Dad
    The Lumberjack Dad 16 days ago

    Is that voice at the end Blunty? lol

  • DrMilkPillows
    DrMilkPillows 16 days ago

    Definitely need a sound card, auzentech for extra oldschool points. God i lusted over those things back in the day. Early watercooling for sure, with cathodes and some oldschool peripherals and maybe an early lcd monitor too?
    I know it's a year or two later but a killer network card would be kinda cool too.

  • Vrku
    Vrku 16 days ago

    3D printed backplate for GPU :)

  • Darius Ross
    Darius Ross 18 days ago

    What's with
    RIP Angry Grandpa
    At the start?

  • JW86SH
    JW86SH 18 days ago

    Install Windows 10 32-Bit and compare performance to XP.

  • Barney Rubble
    Barney Rubble 18 days ago +2

    Maybe a copy of LORD (Legend of the Red Dragon)

  • ttnevtt
    ttnevtt 18 days ago

    HL2, GTA SA and please, please find an old CRT !

  • Stance santos
    Stance santos 18 days ago

    do you even know what ricer means

  • Hugsy Malone
    Hugsy Malone 18 days ago +1

    is there a part 2 to this?????

  • wwwjensweb
    wwwjensweb 18 days ago +5

    Cold cathode (green fluorescent tubes if water cooled), unnecessary coolers (side panel fan, hdd cooler), 21'' screen (deeper than wide), wobbly LAN cable with broken hook, "5.1" headset with bass rumbling, Logitech MX500. And run some more of the old games, it just triggers your memory.

  • The Trashman
    The Trashman 18 days ago

    I guess u can polish a tird

  • Jokercell
    Jokercell 19 days ago

    Greatest mobo of all time.

  • josh sinnett
    josh sinnett 19 days ago

    I would love to see you do semi recent builds, such as like a 780ti or 960 of some sort. Something "old" but not that old.

  • David P
    David P 20 days ago +2

    Cold cathode lighting! Is what this pc needs not RGB.

  • Mike
    Mike 20 days ago +9

    Wait a min, 150 bucks for that motherboard?
    I got one laying in my closet, would have given it away for free. o.o

  • Sonny Uploads
    Sonny Uploads 21 day ago

    Watercool the whole rig?

  • Brian Lewis
    Brian Lewis 21 day ago

    I think you should make another desk case or modify the one you already built and use a large screen TV panel as the desk's top like the snowblind case's side panel. and have an animated desktop. hell, using a touchscreen for the desk top would be cool as hell too if possible..

  • KSib
    KSib 21 day ago +2

    "My grandparents"

    Never change haha

  • JW86SH
    JW86SH 21 day ago

    Use for your games. Showcase Crysis, Far Cry, Far Cry 2, and Far Cry 3. That would cover the life span of XP, more or less, which was 2000 to 2010. See if Torchlight, Mine Craft, and Terraria will

  • JW86SH
    JW86SH 21 day ago

    Linus watches "Reverse Sleeper" on philscomputerlab and decides to go all out with I love it when you do videos with older hardware.

  • urvaius
    urvaius 22 days ago

    I have a Danger Den water block you can use!

  • Rebel Without A Clue
    Rebel Without A Clue 22 days ago

    Mod the ram heat spreaders onto modern ddr4

  • Jon Riddell
    Jon Riddell 22 days ago

    13:18 Answer: Linux

  • Edward Gill
    Edward Gill 22 days ago

    Looks like a 9-pin connector on the main-board. This was a legacy connector even in 2004. Originally they were for connecting a joystick.

  • skeeter
    skeeter 23 days ago

    Linus, isn't there a way you can take another old PC that you played those games on, that has the updates, and take it off that hard drive?

  • hardrivethrutown
    hardrivethrutown 23 days ago +1

    Yall need a Audigy 2 ZS with the 5.25 drive, plus some cold cathodes

  • ayne222
    ayne222 23 days ago +1

    I had Athlon XP and I was absolutely kicking my friend's with P4 ass

  • Tracer
    Tracer 23 days ago

    When the computer is still better than your computer ☹️

  • capntripps
    capntripps 24 days ago

    Heck I think I still have my Pentium Pro 200 still in my basement. That thing was a beast when I bought it. Most my buddies were still running a 486 33 or 66 MHZ

  • Bill Reynolds
    Bill Reynolds 24 days ago

    do you remember the 3d space game Decent that would be a real old school test

  • theunprofessionals
    theunprofessionals 24 days ago

    my teenage dream pc? depends, when i first got into it, it was the 980's and the i5's (later revisions) but technically, im still sixteen, so my teen dream pc is whats out now XD

  • TaHa CHeurfaoui
    TaHa CHeurfaoui 24 days ago

    Overclock it and add water cooling change the gpu cooler and add a Soundblaster

  • Levii Channel
    Levii Channel 24 days ago

    Alex Tech Tips?

  • kris reddish
    kris reddish 24 days ago +2

    MY teenage dream PC was not even a PC it would have been an Amiga 1000.

  • Japan Whittington
    Japan Whittington 25 days ago +3

    the pentium 4 cpu is being held back buy the gpu try putting a geforce gtx 285 1gb in it and for the fun of it try and run windows 10...