Walmart makes Gaming PCs??? - The WAN Show Nov 2, 2018

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    0:00 WAN show time
    2:54 intro
    4:00 Wal-Mart ok pc
    11:25 straw poll
    14:00 keebler elf
    19:20 Apple slowed down iPhone again
    24:00 iPhone rant
    29:30 pixel 3 xl and Android gripes
    38:40 freshbooks
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    43:00 breath of the wild
    46:00 note knee jerk reaction and twitch chat
    54:54 super chat
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  • Mike Blackbird
    Mike Blackbird Month ago

    lols (and "Smh") at all these "titles" or vids and reviews and articles ALL MISLEADING and SPREADING OF ignorant MISINFORMATION. "WALMART" DOES NOT, i repeat does NOT "MAKE" ANYTHING. \ nothing! zilch, zero, nada! m'kay! for one thing. Secondly, these PCs would be better called "eSports Arena" computers, not "Walmart computers". BUT EVEN STILL "E-sports arena" did not MAKE anything on the PCs either!..NOT EVEN THE CASE. ok! And yes, again i say.. "Walmart" does not MAKE anything,..not even their so-called "house brands/store-brands" or aka "private-label" brands. There is no "Walmart factory" making things, ok. lol. Walmart does NOT even "Make" their "Great Value" or "Equate" or "Mainstays" - (to name a few), products! Does anybody have any brains? lol?! .. "Walmart" is in the "Retail" business, or, might as well say "RE-SELL" business. Yes, they're basically a "middle-man" ..they buy stuff and re-sell it, etc! They dont "make/manufacture/produce" anything. nothing. ***Unless someone can prove me wrong on that, ..but i highly doubt you can ........

  • Rockstar2207
    Rockstar2207 Month ago

    why is linus saying this year in November and stuff?

  • Jo Veteran
    Jo Veteran Month ago

    "See you next week, same bad t..."

  • Jo Veteran
    Jo Veteran Month ago

    34:13 - "There is no tribe" in buying apple products!? Now I definitely know you're lying your ass off!
    People join tribes because it makes them feel safe, and strong. So no Linus, you're so fucking wrong in this one.
    There is a tribe when you support a politician, or an ideology. There is even a tribe when you follow a sports team, or a celebrity.
    And there is DEFINITELY a FUCKING TRIBE in iphone users! So stop making a fool out of yourself on camera!
    It's moronic, and I agree with you that they are just products. But this thing, this collective of people who support each other, even when wrong, ESPECIALLY when wrong, it is real! It is undeniable! It happens! So just accept it, and stop lying to yourself, and us.

  • BanicDurn
    BanicDurn Month ago

    review the walmart junk please

  • Oskar Josephson
    Oskar Josephson Month ago

    59:11 same bat

  • brewski118sempire
    brewski118sempire Month ago

    Wait... he doesn't really know what a keebler elf is?

  • Brian Batie
    Brian Batie Month ago

    Your iPhone assumptions fail to account for the fact that outside the US and Canada, Android eats Apple's breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reasons? Far too expensive, and no local service.

  • Brian Batie
    Brian Batie Month ago

    eGPU means external GPU. Blackmagic is taking over the pro camera world, for those who can't afford RED (most of us)

  • Brian Batie
    Brian Batie Month ago

    The Wal-Mart PCs are garbage. 1 stick ram, hot-glued connectors, "Great Wall" PSU, SUX DOG BALLZ.

  • ugod987
    ugod987 Month ago

    Walmart PC Total Garbage. Do not Buy. Do not Buy.

  • ugod987
    ugod987 Month ago +1

    Socks and Sandals are Cool.

  • JaysCTR
    JaysCTR Month ago

    “Over Priced”

  • Thetechgenius
    Thetechgenius Month ago

    Are you serious? So there are just as many iOS enthusiasts as Android enthusiasts? lol.
    I dont know about that one. I know you guys heard of XDA Developers, right? XDA is the biggest website for mobile phone modding and tweaking as a whole, and what are the most active forums on XDA? Android Devices. lol. iOS device forums on XDA are barely active, they barely get any traffic.
    Enthusiasts just dont go out and blindly buy a newly released device just because its new and costs $2,000. Im an enthusiast, and i refuse to buy any phone that i cant modify to my liking. I would gladly pay $2,000 for a phone, as long as its worth my time.
    Most, if not all die hard Apple fans would buy horse shit if it had an apple logo on it. Apple enthusiasts are not enthusiasts, they just love to blow money on products that under perform. They love blowing money on products that they dont even own, even after they spend all that money, since apple doesnt let you modify or tweak anything. You don't own apple products, you lease them.
    Android is the complete opposite.

  • adamlee007
    adamlee007 Month ago

    Review it

  • Ivan Bergara
    Ivan Bergara Month ago +6

    still waiting for the walmart pc review. lol

  • Ami
    Ami Month ago

    Walmart is scaming people.If you bought a computer from them , look if you realy got the product you bought.
    You buy better products and getting worse products. Think employes changing the pc inside the boxes so they pay less for themself or friends and family and get the better products
    thexvid.com/video/PTni-Vfrf9c/video.html&t=1166s if you want to know whats happening.

  • BlahMmm Blah
    BlahMmm Blah Month ago

    LLOOOOOOLLLL I love how this video ended with linus saying something mid-senten

  • Charles Ballard
    Charles Ballard Month ago

    This was posted less than a month ago as I watch it. Less than 2 hours ago I watched a vid of a guy taking apart a Walmart OP1 computer. He was NOT happy. He paid $2200+ for an OP3, and did not get it. He realized after cracking the case and taking the parts out to look at the labels that he got the OP1, NOT the OP 3 he'd pay for. That was around a $700 difference. From what I could tell, they MAY have just sent him the wrong machine. He got hold of someone on the phone and got an RMA, and they said they'd send him an OP3, once they received back the OP1. I can't wait to see if he does a follow up vid.

  • Brett Rigby
    Brett Rigby Month ago

    wow 130 hours...i hope you never find my steam profile haha

  • Kątem Oka
    Kątem Oka Month ago

    god I love to look at Luke so much #swoon

  • Public Static Void
    Public Static Void Month ago

    WTF am I even watching this for??

  • Austin Kaine
    Austin Kaine Month ago

    I think the fact they are doing gaming pcs.... wally mart. You almost have to check it out. lol

  • Loren Husky
    Loren Husky Month ago

    Lets invent a phone that when the battery starts to go bad, you can simply remove a small cover on the back, take out the old battery and insert a brand new one. That would be amazing. I wonder if it's ever been done before. The phone manufacturer could even be the one to sell you the new replacement batteries! Phone makers, will you join me in trying this new and crazy idea?!

  • ghos282
    ghos282 Month ago

    09:46 ..Hmmm, a 50/50 split poll. Perfect opportunity to do a hardware review. And wrap it up with.. 'Well, it depends!'

  • MADagain
    MADagain 2 months ago

    I miss Luke...

  • Tyler Jackson
    Tyler Jackson 2 months ago

    I agree with Andrew Rainville. You guys need to make a whole video on reviewing Walmart’s OP line. Maybe with Fortnite, Minecraft, etc. and some basic functions with the OS. Maybe check out cpu/GPUs usage while playing games and the FPS, along with some speed test against other PCs.

  • Sam Hyena
    Sam Hyena 2 months ago

    I'm giving Walmart the benefit of the doubt, they may legit be trying, who knows, they are using Gigabyte GPU's, and Gigabyte Motherboards, so........MAAAYYBE it won't be shit? I mean they are asking 1.4 grand for the baseline? and 1.4 grand can build a similarly speced pc? so.....Cautious Optimism?

  • senjour
    senjour 2 months ago

    i have a question ! 300 euros for iphone 6 compare to 300 euros for an android isnt worth it?i have the sence that android os is lagging over time but ios is smooth .im i wrong in this?

  • A J
    A J 2 months ago

    33:00-35:00 OK, we've established that neither Google, Samsung, Apple nor Blackberry paid for preferential treatment. Confirmed: Microsoft is the one pulling the strings. Windows Mobile forever!

  • MineSweeper
    MineSweeper 2 months ago

    lol video just cut out

  • Ricochetrabitt
    Ricochetrabitt 2 months ago

    Apple is garbage. Never support their products.

  • Tsar_Maple
    Tsar_Maple 2 months ago

    TheXvid chat is pretty awful compared to Twitch chat, ouch

  • xX- tøXíc -Xx
    xX- tøXíc -Xx 2 months ago

    OP3 do a teardown, and all your normal testing

  • KennyKennTV
    KennyKennTV 2 months ago

    I miss luke doing videos

  • Killer7481
    Killer7481 2 months ago

    lmao @ the reaction to 130 hours played in breath of the wild. that's so quaint.

  • JuggleAddict
    JuggleAddict 2 months ago

    offset trackpad is so that your palms can rest on either side while you're typing. The thought being that your hand position will be offset too because of the numpad.

  • Kakashi Hatake
    Kakashi Hatake 2 months ago

    130 hours?
    Gotta pump those numbers up, those are rookie numbers in this racket. I myself, I play a game of dota2 and pubg and WoT, atleast twice a day

  • sfs2040
    sfs2040 2 months ago

    130 hours in BOTW? Amatur ;)

  • Travis Miller
    Travis Miller 2 months ago

    actually if everything was in front of him i imagine he would b able to get a computer together n actually boot it i imagine alot of us would b able to with the right amount of time n with everything in front of us..i mean i hope wed b able to iv been buildin random rigs for years i feel like id b able to feel my way around the board n sockets, the hardest part would b the processor but even that can b done by feel, everythings keyed or has dedicated sockets its kind of hard to mess up if ur not being careless or drop anything it would deff make n interesting video

  • Benjamin Ruege
    Benjamin Ruege 2 months ago

    Absolutely please review the Walmart OP computers!

  • xNiiRUx
    xNiiRUx 2 months ago

    micro dab looks like you're smelling your finger. just so you know.

  • jb888888888
    jb888888888 2 months ago

    I barely ever use my phone even as a phone. It's a pocketwactch more than anything else. I don't have an android, or an iPhone - it's a "feature" phone most features of which I don't even use.

  • erroneum
    erroneum 2 months ago

    @36:06 Luke, install an app called "Rocker Locker." It will lock your volume buttons to control only media volume. I have it and it's one of the apps that I actually recommend for everyone

  • Macc
    Macc 2 months ago

    48:36 There doesn't have to be fuck all. This is just another case of the "AAA" industry taking the piss.

  • Macc
    Macc 2 months ago

    10:27 Swelling up from the power, to the point of bursting maybe?

  • PJPF
    PJPF 2 months ago

    "Drive down to the States"
    Are they in Canada?

  • Progress303
    Progress303 2 months ago

    I get why Apple added the Vega GPU option. The free Blackmagick DaVinci Resolve supports 2 GPUs on OSX (not on Windows), so just add the eGPU and you have a "workstation" in the studio/office to speed up workloads. Maybe you guys could do a test of the performance

  • olov244
    olov244 2 months ago

    honestly, the way circuit city died, radio shack died, and best buy started cutting stock, I wouldn't be mad if walmart had some computer parts

  • MoA-Reload...
    MoA-Reload... 2 months ago

    On Apple's throttling phones, if it was a planned strategy then how is that being misleading to the customer? Don't remember them banging on about that in their sales pitch on launch for the devices.

  • STS Tech
    STS Tech 2 months ago

    # of Subscribers rarely determines a channels success and even for channels with massive subscriber amounts they tend to be the most vulnerable of channels.
    I personally feel this channel casts far to wide of a net but what do I know they're immensely popular.

  • STS Tech
    STS Tech 2 months ago

    Flip phones are still around @LinusTechTips. I'd have one if I didn't need the phone apps for my work. My Moms Flip Phone is really nice!

  • John Jensen
    John Jensen 2 months ago

    No The WAN Show this week?

  • Jan Stromback
    Jan Stromback 2 months ago

    Where did this weeks, 9th of November, WANshow go? I was watching it but had to pause and when I came back it was gone? Someone set private!!!!

    • John Jensen
      John Jensen 2 months ago

      I find it: www.twitch.tv/videos/333839902

    • John Jensen
      John Jensen 2 months ago

      Wonder too. I gonna look at Twitch and se if I can find it there.

  • CultOfMU
    CultOfMU 2 months ago

    That offset touchpad is between hands when you are using the keyboard. If it were on the middle of the laptop your left palm would be on the touchpad while typing.

  • Inko
    Inko 2 months ago

    ehh, while asda is owned by walmart it's hardly equivalent

  • Inko
    Inko 2 months ago

    130 hours in a game isn't much???

  • Sgt B
    Sgt B 2 months ago

    Android switching the volume rocker to control audio has been a godsend. Gone are the days of trying to adjust a paused youtube's sound and accidentally changing the ringtone volume. However, it does take a month to get used to, but now the swipe gestures and the volume rocker is second nature to me.

  • mjc0961
    mjc0961 2 months ago

    I thought the name was already changed to NAW Show.

  • LethalFinch
    LethalFinch 2 months ago +1

    the thought of even considering buying something that's been handled by an underpaid disgruntled 16 year old kid in a Wal-Mart warehouse is not very appealing. I mean seriously, if people actually saw the condition of packages when they arrive at a wal-mart store, or even after they've made it to the shelf in the back, they'd be terrified to by electronics there.

  • Connor Lee
    Connor Lee 2 months ago

    Same thing for me. I'm at the point where I don't care about the differences between the Note 9 and the XS Max, and will stick with iPhone bc it doesn't make a big difference to me. Mac vs PC is another story.

  • David Pumpkini
    David Pumpkini 2 months ago

    20:21 Apple removes 3.5" jack and fingerprint reader.... and raises the price by $300! What the F? You give me fewer stuff and increase the price and battery is still crappy?

  • Stephen Athon
    Stephen Athon 2 months ago

    OP laptops are made by Tongfang, not Clevo! They look good IMO. And the touchpads on some laptops are centered on the QWERTY section of the keyboard, probably to avoid accidental mouse input while typing.

  • Steven Da
    Steven Da 2 months ago

    You should compare this to Microcenter's PowerSpec line up as they advertise it as the budget brand.

  • William Henrickson
    William Henrickson 2 months ago

    Luke is the Snuggler

  • Cthulhu
    Cthulhu 2 months ago

    I have a One Plus 6 and the physical notification slider which completely avoids
    s the problem of Android Pie's volume problems

  • Long Haired Thrillbilly

    I'm sure it's been stated already, that puffer fish icon is from Subnautica.

  • Moshelion
    Moshelion 2 months ago

    Overpowered YOU MEAN OVERPRICED like com on 1050 i5 laptop $1500 cad u can get one from amazon cheaper from asus.

  • Dan Phillips
    Dan Phillips 2 months ago

    Almost exact split, in the brexit vote that was a majority 😂.

  • Brykanst
    Brykanst 2 months ago

    how can we consider a bit over 100 hours on a game alot....

  • Mark Bevan
    Mark Bevan 2 months ago

    Totally agree with the volume issue in Android Pie it is a disaster old saying if it isn't broken then don't fix it

  • Chris Hendrickson
    Chris Hendrickson 2 months ago

    in regards to the android phone volume I have had issues for years and went to an app Sound profile that does geo fencing and timed changes for different profiles. helps keep everything set where I want it.

  • TM
    TM 2 months ago

    Dabbing is a great work out

  • Malix
    Malix 2 months ago

    Run the older intro dangit

  • Sir Murford
    Sir Murford 2 months ago

    PIA: for when you need a VPN to search dbrand.

  • Sir Murford
    Sir Murford 2 months ago

    The off-center touch pad really makes no sense. Especially being off-center to the left. It would maybe make sense being off-center to the right since most people are right handed and that would be a little less reach you have to make to use the touch pad.

  • X-Tra Crumbly
    X-Tra Crumbly 2 months ago

    When’s next scrapyard Wars?

  • Mr Ducklumps
    Mr Ducklumps 2 months ago

    linus can you look into the bmw i3?

  • DR. DRAGON
    DR. DRAGON 2 months ago +1

    No walmart is a terrible company, please do not tell people to shop or buy from walmart.

  • Jef Girdler
    Jef Girdler 2 months ago

    Teenage Engineering probably would have sued over use of OP-1

  • Chris Kjar
    Chris Kjar 2 months ago

    Linux stated he could build a PC blindfolded. I feel like he wrote a check he needs to cash on that one.

  • G K
    G K 2 months ago

    The display one in my store has the cpu fan glued to the the heatsink.... GLUED. They sell the display ones when they are replaced with newer models...

  • Felipe Pereira
    Felipe Pereira 2 months ago

    About the Red Dead Redemption thing, isn't "become the talk point of the week, when talking about the game of the year" worth 1 Million? Maybe not, but maybe yes.

  • Simon K
    Simon K 2 months ago

    From my grandpa to my little brother everyone in my family uses a iPhone xD.

  • Mr. Games
    Mr. Games 2 months ago

    Lightweights 4000 hours on War Thunder man

  • Tiavor Kuroma
    Tiavor Kuroma 2 months ago

    phone enthusiasts use LineageOS :P

  • acerhen somerhen
    acerhen somerhen 2 months ago

    Walmart has sold gaming PC for a long time, they sell OMEN brand gaming PCs for years now. They also sell gaming stuff like mice and keyboards. These are those actually just walmart is branding them now. Source: Me who did it.

    So they have lots of experience, they literally run the biggest tech department in the USA.

  • Thomas Branch
    Thomas Branch 2 months ago

    I would like all of my battery and replace it when it's dead. So stop the BS

  • Samuel Seidel
    Samuel Seidel 2 months ago

    Was it a bad chipset in general or a bad motherboard implementation?

  • Lunova
    Lunova 2 months ago

    When people say they have over 100 hours in a game when you have over 6,000 hours in dota 2.

  • DragoonMasterKaine
    DragoonMasterKaine 2 months ago

    OP=overpriced

  • Lunova
    Lunova 2 months ago

    Lol it just goes to show games journalism is just another department of marketing for companies if they get in trouble for leaking information about games (when they aren't under any agreements). Their job is to release information. Leaking a game is not something you should get in trouble for. Anyone who thinks that is just stupid. Imagine if that's how real news in the world worked.

  • Jarek Rymut
    Jarek Rymut 2 months ago

    Still waiting for KDE Phone...

  • DigitalYojimbo
    DigitalYojimbo 2 months ago

    Dave2d has a review of the Wal-Mart gaming pc. thexvid.com/video/idjy3AUmozY/video.html

  • Franklin Allen
    Franklin Allen 2 months ago

    Apple users doing research before a tech purchase, this is the funniest thing I have heard in weeks.

  • Ryuuji Takasu
    Ryuuji Takasu 2 months ago

    The Wallmart PC's use G-Skill RipJaws RAM... at least the one in my local Wallmart uses those. And WD Green SSDs.. But branded by iBuyPower...

  • Hakai Shin
    Hakai Shin 2 months ago

    Make a video of comparison of Windows 10 versions and please pick the best one lol..

  • Jeremy Prater
    Jeremy Prater 2 months ago

    My 1+6t gets delivered tomorrow! ... w/ USB C headphones... oh yeeeeesssss

  • jupiterbug4
    jupiterbug4 2 months ago

    Yes walmart gaming pc review

  • DrB1900
    DrB1900 2 months ago

    I just got a $2000 pre-built from Microcenter with better parts than what's in the OP (from what I can see. E.g. mine has an 8700K and G.Skill ripjaws 3200 MHz memory).