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Vegan Gainer
Vegan Gainer 10 timer siden
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Crescendo remifasolasido
Crescendo remifasolasido 11 timer siden
I'm still using 7700k bought it second hand combine with my old gtx1070,with 1080p 144hz I am already happy with it Fr Powerfull latest cpu or gpu will always refresh and I'm not that rich to always up to date with current system,so as long as i can gaming 120fps++ that's enough for me 😂
MrMcCharityMan Dag siden
Why do I feel like you should be screaming about the "foking prawns, man!"?
jeff Dag siden
It doesnt exist
Secretz Dag siden
me using fx-4100 with an rx580 be like :c
Cool Legends Gaming
Cool Legends Gaming Dag siden
Everyone knows that Unlimited power isn't achievable...koff scalpers...koff
JumJumInMyTumTum 2 dager siden
4K with a 3000 series GPU but a 6 core or lower cpu without hyper threading may have bad frame time consistency, careful out there gamers.
Noah Swenson
Noah Swenson 4 dager siden
So what I’m hearing is that my i7-6850k and gtx 1660 oc 6gb with 40gb of ram isn’t gonna be able to run warzone any different from a 9900k/ 3090?
Gibbs 6 dager siden
Linus looks homeless here
nbstudios 7 dager siden
is i3-8100 with gtx 1660 ti bottlenecked at 1440p?
Europa 8 dager siden
there are too many tech savvy people here, what I do?
Sleeper Johns
Sleeper Johns 8 dager siden
y u no quake?
Catalin Vasile
Catalin Vasile 9 dager siden
Related to the number o cores: another thing to take into account is that most games are made for multiple platforms, including consoles. You cannot plan game logic the way you plan graphics. If you plan the PC for the best graphics, you could go port the game on a console which has way shittier hardware and just put shittier graphics. What would you do with the game logic? When you go from a lot of cores on a high end PC to to some measly cores on a console? The only way this would scale if you made the AI dumber, a thing which the users would notice. This is a part of the game experience that you can't just say "oh, for the console I'll just make it look shittier".
Rushboard Technologies
Rushboard Technologies 9 dager siden
Yeah... sad truth is most bottlenecks are either airflow, the OS, or software (as in driver/firmware) based, not actually the hardware. Personally I lean towards upgrading RAM and GPU, sticking with a reasonable 6/8-Core CPU.
Nils Custer
Nils Custer 10 dager siden
Does the cpu or gpu take damage when they get bottlenecked?
Jefferson Tan
Jefferson Tan 10 dager siden
I feel called out (fyi I have a Core 2 Quad paired with an RX 470)
N Blachowicz
N Blachowicz 10 dager siden
"A chain is only as strong as its weakest link."
Paul Seitz
Paul Seitz 11 dager siden
Zoinks Scooby
Albert Colon
Albert Colon 11 dager siden
RAM Speed Stuck at 2133, should be 3200. Any idea of what could it be? Have a tomahawk b450 max motherboard.
Dr Dental Surgeon BDS
Dr Dental Surgeon BDS 12 dager siden
Linus will soon be in movies.
Prod 12 dager siden
Nice hair man.
BudzZz 12 dager siden
I noticed this when I paired my 6700 xt with my ryzen 7 2700x
Neamhain-IS Aion
Neamhain-IS Aion 13 dager siden
“One thing you probably don’t need to upgrade is your power supply” My 3 year old Seasonic SS-860XP2 won’t run my 3090 lol! They accepted my RMA at least.
Real Treky
Real Treky 14 dager siden
That 06:13 moment will haunt me...
Real Treky
Real Treky 14 dager siden
Can anyone make a loop and give me a link? ;)
Shroomer 14 dager siden
question is how to remove all bottlenecks?
Vasileios Karagiannis
Vasileios Karagiannis 14 dager siden
well even your monitor is a bottleneck nowadays if you spent to get 150 fps at the most AAA titles you need at least 165hz monitor to show 150 frames per seconds lol and cs go at i9-9900k is invalid at 451 you will never get more than what your monitor is capable to show although your ayes arent adapted to see more than some fps i mean there must be a cap in that thing i dont think we will go more at some point we will just improve graphics and make the best out of realism
Joni Alaniemi
Joni Alaniemi 14 dager siden
Old cpu:s can handle suprisingly beefy gpu, nowaday's games benefit from beefier gpu more than cpu
Jesus Melendez
Jesus Melendez 14 dager siden
It's not easier just to monitor the bottleneck with a simple tool like task manager, and replace the component that has a more intensive workload? (higher graph, except wifi of course :D)... I mean not everyone has the tools (or understand it) to monitor fps and analyze all the videos on youtube just to realize that the component which has to replace is the same that appears on task manager with a higher graph. We need to take care first of our money, isn't it? What do you think Linus? a new video just to compare with Task Manager?
LlamaLord 14 dager siden
Minecraft needs a good cpu tho
sea bird
sea bird 14 dager siden
Solution do like Linus , build a 5k -10k pc , no bottleneck..... you cheat bast....
Wigadama 15 dager siden
Stay safe, handsome/beautiful :)
Howdymynameishow 15 dager siden
i like your hair
Nugget YT6
Nugget YT6 15 dager siden
"Your Gaming PC Has A Bottleneck" Yeah, my wallet
xlibshua 15 dager siden
Im still rocking my 1050ti and I9 hey if it runs it runs
Famo Games
Famo Games 16 dager siden
who knows does i5 6600k , 1070 bottleneck at the moment?i think it is. so i wanted buy i7 6700k
Xpertgamingtech 16 dager siden
LMAO That intro is what 'Steven Hyde' from 'That 70s Show' would be like if he was a PC guy xD
GameUp 3 dager siden
This man has culture
ItsNeebs 6 dager siden
this comment reads like a tony zaret post
Flip Phone Adventures
Flip Phone Adventures 16 dager siden
would a 3060 go well with my ryzen 73700x?
AlphaCaine Productions
AlphaCaine Productions 16 dager siden
I think the biggest issue is just how behind we are on CPU tech compared to GPU tech
Artifex 28
Artifex 28 16 dager siden
Instructions unclear. **** is now stuck in a bottleneck.
User Name
User Name 16 dager siden
Yeah dawg we're mining monero while we're not gaming. CPU hashrate is everything.
Ayush Singh
Ayush Singh 16 dager siden
Ayush Singh
Ayush Singh 16 dager siden
GPU above 90% Utilization And CPU below 50-60% Utilization You are Good
ThisGuyCJ 16 dager siden
my PC has a bottleneck this big *points at penis* haaha"
Dotjens 16 dager siden
Me with intel i3 4160 and a gt 1030 on my pc; really?
阿宅Sama 16 dager siden
If your pc doesn’t have a bottleneck, that means everything are a bottleneck
u zi fan 23 pitt
u zi fan 23 pitt 16 dager siden
you look like you just woke up from a dumpster
Caden Rasey
Caden Rasey 16 dager siden
I was able to get a 3070 in December and a 5600x in January, how lucky am I?
GrandMasta Flex
GrandMasta Flex 17 dager siden
Lmao the lO0k 4t THI5 GR4Ph had me dead
M B 17 dager siden
I bought the msi gaming X 6700 xt the other day and I have that paired with an i5 9600k oc to 5ghz buttttttt I feel like I might get smoother game play with an i9 9900k because of the threads. Should I make the jump? Or do I just like wasting money?
PhunkBustA 17 dager siden
YES i do, and its the GPU in this case 😝
PhunkBustA 17 dager siden
CPUScore : 9.3 D3DScore : 9.9 DiskScore : 9.2 GraphicsScore : 9 MemoryScore : 9.3 TimeTaken : MostRecentAssessment WinSATAssessmentState : 1 WinSPRLevel : 9
Darkwater 17 dager siden
"Jiggahertz" lol
Kyler 17 dager siden
I wish this was common knowledge, people run around screaming "bottleneck! Bottleneck!" Without understanding the situational nuance when it comes to pairing a cpu and gpu.
mintycbo 17 dager siden
My pc bottleneck... Finding a worthy graphics card under $1,200.
Gisper 17 dager siden
Omg now im soo happy i bought I5-9600KF last summer🥰
Gisper 17 dager siden
Users of gtx 1050 ti when see somewhere their Gpu: * Pointing Rick Dalton meme *
kgkustomz97ser 17 dager siden
2 questions, how many people game with an i3? and how many people get the top tier gpu and actually take advantage of it by playing in higher resolution?(my bet is a majority still play in 1080p with high refresh rate)
Rob Anthony
Rob Anthony 17 dager siden
So the question is. If both components are shit, which should we upgrade first? Cpu? Or gpu?
ken milsom
ken milsom 17 dager siden
My gaming PC does not have a bottleneck ... My gaming PC is the Bottleneck. Here is my specs and it is all I can afford. Processor: Intel Core i7-3770 8 threads - 3.4 GHz Graphics Card: AMD Radeon RX 580 8 GB VRAM Memory: 16 GB RAM
Lynn McKenney
Lynn McKenney 17 dager siden
*looks at 2600k @4.7ghz* Bottle....neck? What's that?
HotaruHino 17 dager siden
I'm always a subscriber to "Are you satisfied with your performance? If no, then start caring about bottlenecks until you are." And then the answer is never "yes" because they're never satisfied.
HotaruHino 17 dager siden
On a side note, it's better to think that the CPU determines the baseline FPS you'll get. So if you really want that 120 FPS on everything, start by looking at the CPU first.
a a
a a 18 dager siden
linus r u ok u seem like ur on drugs in this one and not in a good way
ASdragon0 18 dager siden
how dumb it is to think cpu is even usable on higher than 2k ??? you can play on i3 on 4k and see no diff compared to i9 blyat Cpu is for hard cpu games like assasins creed and you linus should show it... better ex than cs go Cpu takes lead for high refresh gaming too... mostly in online games cs go,fortnite,rainbow... PS.linus in cs go if you go 8k like i did cpu do not takes lead too so no... if you go for high graphics cpu can be a xeon 10$ for a 500$ gpu still doing good
Rombout Versluijs
Rombout Versluijs 18 dager siden
The stepup from 6c to 8c is quite disappointing when you compare it to 4c to 6c, why is that?
Rombout Versluijs
Rombout Versluijs 18 dager siden
All nice and dandy, what monitor does show above 300 FPS anyways?
Rombout Versluijs
Rombout Versluijs 18 dager siden
Kinda weird that CSGO ran better on a lower card with I3 than a higher card, but than later using high CPU anf much higher card it explodes. These numbers dont make sense to me
Rombout Versluijs
Rombout Versluijs 18 dager siden
So that expensive CPU is really BS?
Rombout Versluijs
Rombout Versluijs 18 dager siden
Whatsup with all the facial hair... he went from GI pc joe to full on hair all over the place haahha EPIC looks good man!
Demolition Carebear
Demolition Carebear 18 dager siden
My cousin pc was hitting a hard bottleneck with his ram not being clocked properly. Was set at 2133hz when it could have been at 3200. Saw a solid 40% increase in frames.
KvltKommando 18 dager siden
is linus becoming a snowboarder
Dirtys CrapLab
Dirtys CrapLab 18 dager siden
love my 9900k it was a good choice... it handles my 3080 like a boss @ 3440x1440 even with risizable bar :-)
Joey S
Joey S 18 dager siden
i9 3070 gang
3l H4ck3r C0mf0r7
3l H4ck3r C0mf0r7 18 dager siden
While we're at it, compiling the Android Open Source Project really benefits from NVMe, huh? It went a lot faster after I upgraded from SSD, and it was borderline intolerable when attempting to run that task on spinning rust, and this is an i7-6700k with 16 gigs I'm talking about. Upgrading any other component would've done very little to improve the speed of that.
Pulverrostmannen 18 dager siden
Still gaming on my AMD FX8350 and GF1080 with 32GB ram and customized timings own overclocks on the stuff and so on, still does pretty great. rule is if it has a bottleneck then overclock it
Testing 101
Testing 101 18 dager siden
papageorge 19 dager siden
"Your PC has a bottleneck" Me with a 2000Mbps read/write SSD, 1660Super, 2x8GB 3600MHz ram... and a Ryzen 3 1200: *no shit linus, i spent my CPU money on a switch*
RBcraft 19 dager siden
the fact that Linus looks homeless at the first 30 secs od the video
Tanner 19 dager siden
I think my 10900k and 3080 are slowing me down so I threw it down the stairs.
Jacques Taljaard
Jacques Taljaard 19 dager siden
my bottleneck is my 75hz 1080p monitor that i lock to 60hz anyways because i prefer 60 over 75 for some reason
Richard 19 dager siden
Yeah but did you upgrade your RGB!? There’s your problem. Nobody buys a $800 graphics card and uses $50 RGB.
HWS_ Wolf
HWS_ Wolf 19 dager siden
So I just upgraded most of my PC from an FX 8370 and DDR3 ram to a Ryzen 7 3700X CPU DDR4 Ram but could not afford a new GPU sadly so Still have the RX470 8Gb GPU in it. I crash as soon as I load every game at normal clock speeds I narrowed it down to the GPU everything else checks out fine. I literally have to underclock the Max Frequency to -30% to play games. Any ideas how to fix it or is the GPU just total trash at this point?
Jesse Johnson
Jesse Johnson 19 dager siden
Probably the best segue into the sponsor I've ever seen on one of Linus' videos. Came out of nowhere, totally blindsided. Love it.
Peter Smith
Peter Smith 19 dager siden
0:00 calm down tom cruise
Smooothie 101
Smooothie 101 19 dager siden
Umm..... i have a I7 6700K with a asus trio 1080 and i get 300 fps with high settings 1080p On csgo
Robert Skett
Robert Skett 19 dager siden
If they ever wanted to do a Doc Brown younger years, I think Linus would be in the running
omgomgomgd 19 dager siden
Your Gaming PC Has A Bottleneck! It's called the operating system. Let's all work to fix it.
Smood47 20 dager siden
Say it don't spray it Linus.
Squeeks 20 dager siden
Nvidia Driver CPU overhead.
PaPa Satin
PaPa Satin 20 dager siden
10 seconds in: I know I have a bottleneck for the rest of time I buy one part at a time
Chris Cameron
Chris Cameron 20 dager siden
I feel like I trust Linus less with a beard. Amazing vid though, and my-oh-my how this channel has grown!!
CMDR Asumoto
CMDR Asumoto 20 dager siden
And here I am gaming on a rysen 3900xt and a gtx 970... Saving for a gpu while prices going up faster then my salary permits :(
Klean Records
Klean Records 20 dager siden
man i fuck wit this guy hes the shit!!!!! love you man keep upgrading are minds with intelligence.
Powerfitz 20 dager siden
i built my pc for christmas and due to the prices rn, i got a ryzen 9 3900x with a rx 580. would i bEnEfIT from a rx 6700 xt? i think so.
CF Moe
CF Moe 20 dager siden
U need a haircut linus
Rainer Wahnsinn
Rainer Wahnsinn 20 dager siden
0:20 Shia LaBeouf "Just Do It"
Romulus 20 dager siden
"Your Gaming PC Has A Bottleneck!" Sure does, my bank account...
mkvitdi 17 dager siden
@Zebedee Summers PEBKAC lul
Zebedee Summers
Zebedee Summers 19 dager siden
I was thinking the person using my mouse/keyboard but bank account works too.
redlove108 20 dager siden
I would love a video on figuring out your own bottlenecks. Whether it is CPU, GPU, RAM, Hard drive or even motherboard. How do you go about figuring which component is holding the rest back? o.O
Vasileios Karagiannis
Vasileios Karagiannis 14 dager siden
lol mobo bottlenecking ? i think you speak about those old mothers with dd2 that had northbridge and were capping the speed of the rams with cpu communcation lol
Lynn McKenney
Lynn McKenney 17 dager siden
Run a performance test with a hardware monitor on, see what hits 100%?
Speedster 81
Speedster 81 20 dager siden
Linus in the intro really looks like Shaggy from Scooby-Doo 🤣
DSPplug 20 dager siden
Sometimes your acting is on the verge of strange Linus :)
PhillipZX3 20 dager siden
My bottleneck is the lack of a reasonably priced video card as an upgrade from my "obsolete" $ 270.00 Sapphire RX590. :-)
poseidon3032 21 dag siden
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