BIZARRE Intel Core i7 from CHINA for $100!!

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Comments • 6 432

  • The Muslim RC Racer

    still on Z97 with 4690k

  • billy boy
    billy boy Day ago

    love it lol

  • BloopaGaming
    BloopaGaming Day ago

    Use SuperBuy as Taobao agent, you can declare the package as much as you want so you don't need to pay taxes and custom prices

  • My Angel Vuru
    My Angel Vuru 2 days ago

    Voltage 0°

  • infly19
    infly19 2 days ago

    11:58 Motherboard receiving power? You should disconnect the PSU before removing components.

  • TheXboxSux
    TheXboxSux 2 days ago

    Is it just me or does it always look like linus wear jeans 3 sizes too big and then holds them up with a potty training belt?

  • Christian Rojas
    Christian Rojas 2 days ago

    My pup was napping and then the pow pow pow pow happened and he woke up in alert ready to fight.

  • R Montana
    R Montana 2 days ago +2

    Send your 1980's computer parts to Linus. He can build the future.

  • Habituated Abnormality

    wow waste of time

  • Kaiser Khan
    Kaiser Khan 3 days ago

    Canadian Rubbles?

  • Joe Gravel
    Joe Gravel 3 days ago +9

    5:12 the face of a man who measures his voltage in degrees.

  • 王力
    王力 3 days ago

    There is a lga version for 4980hq。

  • Mark Speir
    Mark Speir 4 days ago

    I'm just surprised it's real.

  • R W
    R W 4 days ago

    FYI the $45usd you say was for taxes and duty was actually for the expedited freight you chose. China doesn't collect tax for Canada. If you're not in a rush to get an item a 30 day delivery costs significantly less and still might make the chip a deal. The $15 you paid at the door was actually taxes and likely a brokerage charge from the carrier. Probably much less than it should have been, sometimes stuff from china comes with lower customs declaration $ so taxes etc are lower.

  • RedText In A Black Box

    33 years old and still making gun noises 9:45

  • Guda Groda
    Guda Groda 4 days ago

    origin bc

  • Prano YT
    Prano YT 4 days ago

    yeah 100$. But it can also charge upto 105%

  • Stephan S
    Stephan S 4 days ago

    2:43 - "Rollercoaster 1 has broken down"

  • Xlroyal E5ten
    Xlroyal E5ten 4 days ago

    Lmao the way he said "well we got it" might grab this for my HTPC

  • 1.618033 3.14
    1.618033 3.14 4 days ago

    00:46 Canadian Ruples?
    Canada has dollars
    Russia has Rubles
    India has Rupees
    Maybe I'm uneducated or just missed something.
    Someone please feel free to correct me if I'm wrong.

  • Modern Modern
    Modern Modern 4 days ago

    Chinese mimicry through stealing of our western inventiveness and trying to lay one on us! The Chinese are trying to bankrupt our advanced companies through beating us with backlash via cheap competitive items through Chinese government backed goods!
    That is super dangerous for our future, because what Chinese government can come up with money wise, our companies will not be capable of competing and getting bankrupt, which would leave our future in the hands of HuNan empire; and they are HuNan! HuNan will rape our children’s future via replacing our own products through imitations and taking over entirely later on! They are playing GO; surround and concur! Please, Don’t buy these cheap imitations, unless you want to destroy our children’s future!

  • tubozza
    tubozza 4 days ago


  • writerNB
    writerNB 4 days ago

    Heh Heh, we have to wait until 13:31 for Linus to tell us he "wouldnt recommend it". I've built maybe 10 custom PCs (and I'm still learning...) You cannot use the stock cooler... You have to "guess" which motherboard (this 4720HQ processor) works in? Then, Linus attempts to place it into the socket... But it doesnt have the "tabs" (that align it correctly), so then he "throws in a washer" to use as a "spacer" (but Linus' video skips at this point, so we dont see how his "spacer" allowed the CPU retention bracket to close!)... Then, towards the end of video he (thankfully) mentions all the hidden costs of actually getting this processor delivered... No sale... I wouldnt even recommend experienced techs use this 4720HQ. (Interesting academic exercise... only).

  • srecko sojic
    srecko sojic 4 days ago


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  • CaptainConcerned Sr.

    why is an AMD card almost never involved in tests and benchmarks

    • mikeb mikeb
      mikeb mikeb 2 days ago

      Because NVidia pays a lot of money and provides free GPUs for youtube top bloggers, while AMD is more honest in this relation

  • Shawn Burton
    Shawn Burton 5 days ago

    Can you overclock the 4720hq?

  • Iron Overheat
    Iron Overheat 5 days ago

    1:01 Ah yes, Origin BC, the only place where you can buy the advanced calculation machines, the abacus.

  • John Doe
    John Doe 5 days ago

    I would only use that on a cheap board just in case there is something weird going on. That way it would not ruin an expensive board if something does happen.

  • b01101
    b01101 5 days ago

    what kind of person doesnt skip the adds instantly?

  • Ray Vance
    Ray Vance 5 days ago


  • Yussef Ibn la ahad
    Yussef Ibn la ahad 5 days ago

    i wouldn't trust it too much in the long run though i stick to my overpriced legit 9900k ahah

  • Akeel Shah
    Akeel Shah 5 days ago

    do more videos like this

  • mujjuman
    mujjuman 5 days ago

    this is the best

  • Yeezy westy
    Yeezy westy 5 days ago

    take a shot everytime he says 4770k

  • Klondike Mike
    Klondike Mike 6 days ago

    Great production!

  • Ritchie Williams
    Ritchie Williams 6 days ago

    you obviously have no experience in ESD prevention

  • Mario Babic
    Mario Babic 6 days ago +1

    worst ever dress lmao

  • laernulieNlaernulieNlaernulieNNeil Hart

    I really like how you actually say for people to click the thumbs down if they didn’t like the video instead of all the other TheXvidrs who end every video with “don’t forget to like and subscribe and as always, thanks for watching” do they teach that line at TheXvidr university or content creators college of cringe things?

    BIGBOOG 6 days ago

    se shit works

  • Jay Lever
    Jay Lever 6 days ago

    It'd be great to see a scrapyard challenge based on Chinese aftermarket parts.

  • xSage420
    xSage420 6 days ago +4

    4:19 You hear that sound when he puts in the 2nd RAM ?

  • HE//
    HE// 6 days ago

    Uncle Linus Knows Best

  • dibbstar
    dibbstar 6 days ago

    i have a 1800x and its a beast

  • Anders H
    Anders H 6 days ago

    Voltage... Degrees. What?

  • oguzcan nallidere
    oguzcan nallidere 6 days ago

    TaoBao is actually an amazing website to use. It's highly trustable and pretty much has a monopoly over the online shopping industry in china.

  • Kenny Lender
    Kenny Lender 6 days ago

    Dearest Heavenly FATHER whom watches over us all, I want to thank you for saving me from a great fall, and breaking through the wall, I once set up between you and me, even though you didn't deserve it to be. I take this time to repent for any crime, and thank you for my gift of rhyme. I come before you today. because I realize it is no time to play, and I pray that you may help those in doubt, I beg you to show them your what it is all about. For being away from you is the worst thing I can think, and I know our sin causes us to sink, and spiritually stink. I lift up all of man kind, I pray you show them you are not that hard to find, and at the root are truly kind. Most think you are fake or full of hate and that mindset will make them see the lake. I beg you as humbly as I can, that you stay your reprimand for I see many who will never see YOU or YOUR face, and do not know their true place or understand the meaning of grace, this life is but a race, thank YOU for YOUR love mercy and grace. I love and believe in the SON YOU sent, and thank you for our way to repent. I am truly sorry it had to be in order so you could save me. I want to thank YOU for our way to win, the non stop battle with our flesh and our sin. I know that I am not perfect and I still fall, but I know you catch me when I drop the ball. I beg for those who scoff and mock, for they do not realize the time of the clock, and how close we are to YOUR return, for your face I yearn so teach me to learn. All about you and your ways, YOU only do I praise all of my days. I pray that you draw me near, so I can hear and abolish all of my fear, when I think about how YOU were treated I shed a tear.I will pick of my cross and follow you for all time, again I repent for every kind of crime. I stand in the gap the best that I can, please help me follow your command. I hold my shield of faith to block out the dark, please allow those I help to enter your ark. I thank you for giving me so much of your precious love, and bow before you as you reign from above. I beg you to teach me how to battle in the spirit and to spread your message so more will hear it. I fear not for me but those whom know you not, and do not realize the role they are playing in such a putrid plot. For the darkness is growing all across our earth, and most of humanity dosnt realize their true worth, in YOUR eyes so they buy into the lies. Lucifer thinks he has most beat, he boasts about how he made them admit defeat their torment to him is a treat. But I know he isn't that hard to beat, all we need is to rely on you because you are faithful and true and you knew how it was going to go down, at your feet I cast my crown even when I am feeling down. I know your coming with treasures for me even though I don't deserve to be. I want you to know that's not why I choose your path and pray for those who are going to see your wrath. Its because its what you deserve, you died to give me your word, I repent for all the blasphemy I have heard I thank you for all the treasure you have instore but that is not why you I adore. You showed me mercy and gave me spiritual water when I am thirsty you feed me the bread of life and teach me to wade through the strife so to you I lay down my life. I bow before you forever more and put my forehead upon the floor. and want you only at my core. I beg you to teach me restrain my flesh, in YOU only I find my rest, I realize this life is but a test, one that I do not what to fail so to you only do I hail.
    YOUR son always and forever, this life is a heck of a endeavor
    A Follower of YHVH the Christ of Nazareth
    To those whom read what I put down, this is a example of how I choose to bow to HIS crown. It is not about the rhymes but repentance for the crimes. The devil can never take away your mercy or your grace, he can just make you forget your true place. Finish your race hard and strong, repent for any wrong, and help all those along your path pray you are worthy to escape the wrath and whenever you can get a spiritual bath for our times are changing oh so very fast, these wicked times shall not last and may end with a blast I love you but more importantly so dies HE and HE loves us even if we don't deserve to be that is why HE is the only GOD for me
    A brother in YHVH the Christ of Nazareth

  • Larkinchance
    Larkinchance 6 days ago +4

    When you out-source labor to cut cost, you run the risk of losing control of the technology. Where do you think Sony/Japan came from? American companies want to reap short term profit without actually making product..? Well the same thing is happening 30 years later in China..
    Wall St, what do you expect?

    • Stefan
      Stefan 2 hours ago

      Japanese took it from Americans???

  • DᴀʀᴋYᴜᴀɴ
    DᴀʀᴋYᴜᴀɴ 6 days ago

    I'm here from the future (of this video) check out the secret shopper series LTT did in December, don't buy Origin PC!

  • Falling Reign
    Falling Reign 6 days ago

    5:11 coming completely out of left field

  • Andres Belendez
    Andres Belendez 6 days ago

    this was sponsored by Origin..... and a month later they made this video haha

  • Schpankme Verimuch
    Schpankme Verimuch 7 days ago

    CPU's like Diamonds are made RARE and Difficult to acquire to keep the prices high.

  • Terence Smith
    Terence Smith 7 days ago

    Excellent video dude, loved it! Amazing little find of that CPU!

  • DeShawn Terrance
    DeShawn Terrance 7 days ago

    now call intel and send it in for RMA lmao see their reaction

  • Andy
    Andy 7 days ago

    Guys, it's a gen. 4 i7, we're approaching the ninth generation: it really isn't worth more than 100$ (it could even be considered somewhat pricey)!

  • iKristiaan
    iKristiaan 7 days ago

    Could you make a video builing an ENTIRE PC with parts from AliExpress? :P

  • Carl N
    Carl N 7 days ago

    Linus!!! lower your voice bro... can you imagine him on audible? LOLLL

  • RaspberryPiLover
    RaspberryPiLover 7 days ago

    Honestly, what is that keyboard?!?!

  • bing bong
    bing bong 7 days ago

    *Canadian rubbles*
    Nice one linus

  • edward jones
    edward jones 7 days ago

    anyone else notice he says "BC" instead of PC during the beginning of the ad he does at 1:00

  • cnordegren
    cnordegren 7 days ago

    I believe the CPU has been sourced from a throwaway PC with its components recycled.
    Very creative by the Chinese and worthy of admiration.
    I wished there a similar SoC recycling from smartphones reball them onto pin adapters and retro fit them onto Raspberry Pi-like setups. Qualcomm SoCs could greatly benefit (mtk sucks).

  • totalbottle
    totalbottle 8 days ago

    make a full chinese product PC :D

  • The Downliner
    The Downliner 8 days ago

    With the added bonus there is no backdoor proprietary OS on the chip ;) Bargain and protects your privacy!

  • The Downliner
    The Downliner 8 days ago

    Can only listen to this guys shrunken high pitched voice for so long before a headache sets in :P

  • PinBallReviewer
    PinBallReviewer 8 days ago

    Had a feeling there might of been a BUT in the video. :(
    Would have been epic if you did save on the chip but nope so many fees. :|

  • Jason McAllister
    Jason McAllister 8 days ago

    This kind of out of the box-one off odd stuff is quite interesting. Keep doing segments like this please.

  • Endeavour Luxury
    Endeavour Luxury 8 days ago

    Linus is slowpoke

  • Da Ga
    Da Ga 8 days ago

    i want to be normal!
    i deserve

    RAW TOPSHOT 8 days ago

    What's your 4th Gen recommended motherboard?
    I just got an Asus Z87 pro V edition, but it's got a broken pin plus 6 bent ones, with the result being A1+A2 dimm slots are inoperative.
    So I'm on the lookout for a good used Z87 or Z97 because I'd like to OC the 4770k I also just got.
    ( would it make sense to get the cpu delidded and sorted out with some T.grizzly seeing as it's quite a few years old now? )
    Bargains aren't always bargains as I've found out! ( I paid $237 USD on ebay for the used board (that was sold as working) , a 4770k cpu and an Antec AiO cooler ( that was also sold as working, well I guess it is but it sounds like it's about to die from really noisy worn pump bearing / impellor, so I need to replace that also )

  • TooTooToooo
    TooTooToooo 8 days ago


  • Stephan Clark
    Stephan Clark 8 days ago

    Love the whackiness....and agree that "You know you've reached peak nerd when you have memorized the pin layouts for a 4 year old motherboard."...the GTX 1060 graphics card is fairly cool

  • Harder X
    Harder X 9 days ago

    csgo scene was pure Cringe

  • Sam Clarke
    Sam Clarke 9 days ago

    Love thr way linus gets like an excited child over this stuff!! Always makes me smile

  • Christian Perez
    Christian Perez 9 days ago

    That "what" needs to become a meme. Now.

  • KanedaSyndrome
    KanedaSyndrome 9 days ago

    Don't do business with China.

    • raikoh05
      raikoh05 9 days ago

      good luck buying literally anything?

    THE DATA LORD 9 days ago


    ABID STUFF 9 days ago

    could you please donate gaming pc for poors who live in remote areas...

  • matty Taylor
    matty Taylor 9 days ago

    I dread to think what you do to hard drives at night.

  • Richard Menfolk
    Richard Menfolk 9 days ago

    вот китайцы блин :D

  • Gay Gaming
    Gay Gaming 9 days ago

    taobao has everything for cheap prices

  • showeJ
    showeJ 9 days ago

    тупые пендосы не могут в зеоны и алиэкспресс

  • Ellis Z
    Ellis Z 9 days ago

    Most bizarre thing I’ve seen

  • albert terne
    albert terne 9 days ago

    Core i7 4720HQ. its same as my Acer laptop processor. 4 cores | 8 threads and it works just as good for me

  • neilb
    neilb 10 days ago

    Linus is racist comfirmed

  • Ted Shen
    Ted Shen 10 days ago

    Do you wanna try a XEON E5 2420 for $20

  • Максим Степанов

    "Worst ever dress"... :)

  • Patrick
    Patrick 10 days ago

    It's asian crap that does or does not work, dont want the future to be like that.

    • Adorenu アドレーヌ
      Adorenu アドレーヌ 8 days ago +1

      you sounds like a racist redneck piece of shit,
      every gadget that you use today are made in asia.

  • Russell Bousfield
    Russell Bousfield 10 days ago

    the Communist Party thought of that by adding a backdoor into the substrate.

  • Gaz Jones
    Gaz Jones 10 days ago

    I'm still using a 4790k and it performs like a beast with a slight overclock...

  • Larry Pitman
    Larry Pitman 10 days ago

    I would be afraid of china cpu chips, adding bad things to chip, for spying and or viruses for example.

  • Petko Stoyanov
    Petko Stoyanov 10 days ago

    (facepalm) He touches the cpu everywhere.. meh, don't do this even with a fake one.

  • Flowers Hemp
    Flowers Hemp 10 days ago

    For the world,The is a Magic website......

  • Yuri Uchoa
    Yuri Uchoa 10 days ago

    Brasil diga olá, eu te sigo, obrigada pelos seus vídeos!

  • Lavalambtron
    Lavalambtron 10 days ago

    Don't trust anything from china, I mean really don't, spying is their business.

  • Sam Conti
    Sam Conti 10 days ago

    I understand very little of the stuff on the channel but it is utterly fascinating. Kudos.

  • Gabe DLCVA
    Gabe DLCVA 10 days ago

    9:38 ELMO

  • Adam Neale
    Adam Neale 10 days ago

    I have the i7-4720HQ in a ASUS laptop, the turbo multipliers are unlocked in this processor, using the Intel extreme tuning utility. It can over clock in Turbo mode to 3.8 GHZ

  • tnix88
    tnix88 10 days ago

    Rather have a ryzen 3

  • 11 days ago +7

    HP sold a lot of *business laptops that can use that CPU* in the mobile version.
    That explains why there is an excess upgrade market supply of this mobile CPU.
    Businesses upgrade to this mobile CPU from the core i2 CPU or so.

  • Sarah Lanier
    Sarah Lanier 11 days ago

    Could you make a budget emulator build I need ideassss