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  1. rbwannasee


    13 horas atrás

    Ahhh yes, the good old NX8800GTS. Picked up on of those on ebay about 6 months ago for $9.99!

  2. Nissan Bahar

    Nissan Bahar

    18 horas atrás

    Get a Keepod..

  3. FREX122


    19 horas atrás

    What is worng with your resolution?

  4. Derek Li

    Derek Li

    19 horas atrás

    $49.99-$79.99 But why not $69.99?

  5. A J

    A J

    Dia atrás

    Anthony is a cool guy, you don't need to applause him ;)

    • SaltySoySauce


      20 horas atrás

      That's why the applause was added, as a little reference towards the community absolutely loving him

  6. TheAugustine


    Dia atrás

    my tabs somtims take longer to load my mps right now is: 3.28! my new record!!

  7. kaboo kos

    kaboo kos

    Dia atrás

    "normally steam is only available in ubuntu" its in the arch repos you just "sudo pacman -S steam"

  8. ufoul


    Dia atrás


  9. Christopher Bland

    Christopher Bland

    Dia atrás

    What's not to like !! You guys are awesome :)

  10. Isreal Perez

    Isreal Perez

    Dia atrás

    Can u show how to convert old pc to android some people on utube are doing

  11. FPV Pilot 777

    FPV Pilot 777

    2 dias atrás

    So basically, it's Puppy Linux on a Stick for $50. Rip off. You can get any Linux for free.

  12. Cyn Hicks

    Cyn Hicks

    2 dias atrás

    Before you even spoke....GRRRRR! this is where open source gets us. I'm sure it's Linux on a flash.... right? Hold on wait. I love open source. I'm conflicted badly! I'll watch later. Too many emotions for now.

  13. Joshua Kelley Kelley

    Joshua Kelley Kelley

    2 dias atrás

    the sad thing is my pc is just as slow

  14. Seth Proaps

    Seth Proaps

    2 dias atrás

    wait thay're selling bootable usb drives, what a scam

  15. Emergency Bacon

    Emergency Bacon

    2 dias atrás

    Saw "USB Stick that Ressurrects Your Old PC" and thought that surely that was just a Linux live boot. I was not wrong.

  16. vargarv


    2 dias atrás

    50$ to download Rufus and Lubuntu?

  17. Russ Lupky

    Russ Lupky

    3 dias atrás guys must get ALL the chicks!!!!

  18. Rive


    3 dias atrás

    Basically it's just a shitty linux OS on a usb

  19. Kscott McCauslin

    Kscott McCauslin

    3 dias atrás


  20. Mikey Henein

    Mikey Henein

    3 dias atrás

    Clicking Alt-F4 on your desktop would have allowed you to shut down without updates!

  21. Khairil Ashraf Samsudin

    Khairil Ashraf Samsudin

    4 dias atrás

    just give your grandma Batocera on usb and couple of N64 games hahaha

  22. Shiroi Kage

    Shiroi Kage

    4 dias atrás

    Pro tip: Buy an 8GB usb stick ... and download linux ... install on HHD (not SSD since you call your computer "old")

  23. Mark Cardinal

    Mark Cardinal

    4 dias atrás

    manjaro color scheme is pretty chill

  24. multiplexed


    4 dias atrás

    I use puppy on a stick for OS or win10 repair. Cost... free download

  25. Mememocalypse


    4 dias atrás

    The face you're making in the thumbnail is making me uncomfortable

  26. Joseph William

    Joseph William

    4 dias atrás

    Man, I’ll take your pc if you think it’s so bad.

  27. Curious Wars

    Curious Wars

    4 dias atrás

    Frankly throw an ssd and almost all ancient computers are fine for normal users

    • Curious Wars

      Curious Wars

      Dia atrás

      hzuiel that’s why I said “almost all” lol but yeah pentium d was garbage and is even worse with the passage of time

    • hzuiel


      Dia atrás

      Pentium-D based computers are not. They were slow as balls new, and they run so hot most of the cooling solutions pc's had in them at the time were woefully inadequate. Some Pentium D systems didn't even have sata. if it is a Core2 system or newer, yes it would be fine.

  28. John Jaxson

    John Jaxson

    4 dias atrás

    That performance at the beginning in the browser is legit faster than my laptop was before I built my gaming pc.

  29. Malcolm Brooks

    Malcolm Brooks

    4 dias atrás

    I watch Linus and I don't know alot about computers

  30. Zook T

    Zook T

    4 dias atrás

    just get a chromebook or install cloudready

  31. fruitypeebils


    4 dias atrás

    normal people would say "that would be so much work. fuck that." linus says 7:16

  32. OptimusPrimeDJS


    4 dias atrás

    Just buy Acer Predator Triton 900 ☣☢⚛ You welcome 🤝✊🙏🤟

  33. WeAreLegion


    4 dias atrás

    There's no way that I'm the only person that wants to Hulkbuster punch this arrogant prick into a fucking coma.

  34. parkerbohnn


    4 dias atrás

    I can see from this video that Linus needs to eat more.

  35. Lelouch vi Britannia

    Lelouch vi Britannia

    4 dias atrás

    Lol I can make something like that in less than 5 minutes so in my opinion this USB is stupidly over priced

  36. Turrebo


    4 dias atrás

    My dad calls me when an icon moved to another spot on the desktop. I don't think he'll be happier with Linux.

  37. Desmond's Corner

    Desmond's Corner

    4 dias atrás

    can i get video doorbell with a glowing red lens?

  38. Hassan Alsayoud

    Hassan Alsayoud

    5 dias atrás

    7:30. You know the feeling when you are watching this video off of a bootable Linux USB? Well, I know it.

  39. Frank Featherstone

    Frank Featherstone

    5 dias atrás

    are we gonna ignore the big boys nipples poppin thru his shirt

  40. u235u235u235


    5 dias atrás

    reason linux failed: companies require enterprise level support from software OS maker. microsoft and apple provide that to fortune 500 companies, linux does not at the same level. OS support is not something that can be left to chance or hack companies. it needs to be rock solid when you run a multi-billion dollar company.

  41. Austin The Terrible

    Austin The Terrible

    5 dias atrás

    I want linux to win.

  42. SirThunderek


    5 dias atrás

    Well, you can Do It Yourself! Buy 16GB or 64GB and put on it modified Linux distro. Boom! You have the same thing for smaller price.

    • Hassan Alsayoud

      Hassan Alsayoud

      5 dias atrás

      And then "return it" by putting their sticker on it and say that you don't like it.

  43. J. Wolff

    J. Wolff

    5 dias atrás

    I realize this comes off a bit helpless, but I'd of been interested more in other dude abbreviating the steps to make his own bootable USB. Yes, I realize there's a whole internet full of step-by-steps. In my mind however, if they're going to bring it up in the video it should at least skim over the topic some.

  44. Pure Mops

    Pure Mops

    6 dias atrás

    literally my computer

  45. Willow Mouse

    Willow Mouse

    6 dias atrás

    I taught my grandma how to use Ubuntu, she really liked it.

  46. Anthony Morassutti

    Anthony Morassutti

    6 dias atrás

    8:50 Safari Technology Preview???????????????????? 10:18 LOL 11:12 Linus are you supporting a device that's 1) Lower storage capacity than my PC from 2003 (80GB), 2) Not much faster, and 3) $70. Seriously?!?!! Plus the programs are SO OLD and so is the GUI!

  47. CommandrX


    6 dias atrás

    Grandma should download more ram.

  48. TheMc2nv


    6 dias atrás

    So pretty much linux live disk....

  49. Yevgeny Kungurov

    Yevgeny Kungurov

    7 dias atrás

    And now try Q4OS

  50. Thinking Impaired

    Thinking Impaired

    7 dias atrás

    I like the challenge of making a bootable linux usb. However the truth is, time is money and a quick fix is well worth the time saved for those not familiar with linux. I remember the days when I did core dumps to look for loops.

  51. Matt Mills

    Matt Mills

    7 dias atrás

    Whats Linux?

  52. Adam Crawford

    Adam Crawford

    7 dias atrás

    Super weird that anything video-related looks like choppy shit...gotta love that driver "autodetection."

  53. youtoober2013


    7 dias atrás

    "Well, it's a good segue!" "... Into what?"

  54. John Sickinger

    John Sickinger

    7 dias atrás

    I believe a few years back they were stick called project Black Dog which actually had its own processor

  55. Jerry Smith

    Jerry Smith

    7 dias atrás

    or you can just buy a preloaded linux live usb for under 20$.

  56. Charlie Hopkins

    Charlie Hopkins

    7 dias atrás

    Someone needs a bra

  57. MrTitaniumDioxide


    7 dias atrás

    'LIB-RAY' Office? Why do anglophone Canadians generally insist on pronouncing words using short vowel sounds? It's obviously 'LEE-BRAY' Office -- the French or Spanish word for 'free' 'or 'at liberty', from the Latin 'liber' 'LEE-BEAR' for 'free' or 'unrestricted'. What's _that_ quirk all 'AH-BOOT'? Same for pronouncing automaker Mazda as 'MAZZ-DA' instead of the more proper 'MAHZ-DA' (the supreme deity or 'God of Light' in Zoroastrianism, BTW) -- though to be fair, the Japanese pronounce it 'MA-TSU-DA'. 'TOE-MAY-TOE', 'TOE-MAH-TOE' I suppose...

  58. Christopher Sebastian

    Christopher Sebastian

    7 dias atrás

    I'm glad this product exists. It's a good solution for many situations.

    • Hassan Alsayoud

      Hassan Alsayoud

      5 dias atrás

      I wish it would disappear and never exist. it creates a problem while solving a problem which can be solved using another approach without creating the problem. Just install Linux on a USB and you are good to go.

  59. Dana V

    Dana V

    7 dias atrás

    Why would Google drop the WPS?!?!?! I use this everyday. They just deopped the usefulness and the advantage of my android note8 phone by 50% (no hyperbole). I need that feature and I had that feature until THEY decided to remove it! PUT IT BACK NOW!!

  60. Chris Curran

    Chris Curran

    7 dias atrás

    The reviewers don't realize is that the device captures most of the user data from the harddrive and copies it to the OS on the USB memory stick. You can then move the USB memory stick from the ~12 year old Pentium D to a newer computer, even a ~5 year old computer lying around and have all of your data on the faster hardware computer. If a PCI-E to USB 3.0 Expansion Card could be added and autoconfigured by the Linux OS it would be a significantly faster user experience with very little work by an engineer. The USB memory stick could be removed after shutdown and brought with them to a family member to be worked on. Grandma could use your computer in your home without having to use your OS. This device has its use cases.

  61. RoboHobo


    8 dias atrás

    wait are you saying that my computer isnt supposed to run like ass when i open 4 tabs in chrome and play games at the same time

  62. Jamie Maclellan

    Jamie Maclellan

    8 dias atrás

    Linus, what about a scenario where the PC hardware isn’t terribly outdated, but the PC is really bloated with spyware and maybe viruses? Would this solution allow you to run the extra pc fairly well on the original base hardware?

  63. Chris Hanline

    Chris Hanline

    8 dias atrás

    Before this video even starts: I'm guessing the answer is "No, this USB stick can't resurrect your old PC" based solely off the sh*t-eating grin on your face in the thumbnail.

  64. Monttukani


    8 dias atrás

    My granny's had Xubuntu for years. Just set a large DPI and icons for internet, solitaire and shut down.

  65. Jack Kraken

    Jack Kraken

    8 dias atrás

    You could try reloading windows, which is what most people would do.

  66. Caleb Smith

    Caleb Smith

    8 dias atrás

    I liked the dual screen views in this.

  67. Zuleika D’Emilio

    Zuleika D’Emilio

    8 dias atrás

    Get a chromium one... I put it on an old laptop of mine and it works like new

  68. Hotsauce Tacos

    Hotsauce Tacos

    8 dias atrás

    hey nice skinny jeans i'll trade you my black Levis 511s for that pair :)

  69. Rene Valdez

    Rene Valdez

    8 dias atrás

    PLEASE HELP!! When i create a desktop shortcut or app directory from google chrome then try to go back and open it it takes me back to the google home page and not the url or web page I originally created the shortcut for. How do i change the settings back to where I set a desktop shortcut from google chrome to direct it's target to the correct web-page? (Windows 10 ) Dell Optiplex 780

  70. TheFlat Joker.

    TheFlat Joker.

    9 dias atrás

    666 door bell and 6 tho comments.hmmm

  71. innocent lemon

    innocent lemon

    9 dias atrás

    what is this video???

  72. cY4n


    9 dias atrás

    Uhhhhhh creating a bootable linux is actually painfully easy, Linus. YUMI got you covered. Or you could even get CloudReady on a pendrive!

  73. unfa


    9 dias atrás

    I did not expect that!

  74. unfa


    9 dias atrás

    I'm paused at 3:17 - I want to make a guess at what this is about. I think the product is supposed to create a swap file on the USB drive to "give the PC more RAM" (not really, but let's go with that simplification for now). OR It's going to create a "fast startup" disk that 'll contain everything Windows needs to boot up neatly packaged so it can load that faster (but that'd actually suck with USB 2.0). Ok, I'm gonna watch further to find out if I'm right.

    • unfa


      9 dias atrás

      I'm at 4:18 - ok I know what this is. It's a Linux distribution on a USB drive. Probably based on Linux Mint as far as I can tell by the look of the plymouth (boot up) logo.

  75. Mathijs Groothuis

    Mathijs Groothuis

    9 dias atrás

    Such a techy grandma, opening chrome instead of that blue E.

  76. Smackerlacker


    9 dias atrás

    I found a compute stick on google for $13. Running Ubuntu. No setup. And another one for $35. So....

  77. Erik Kimes

    Erik Kimes

    9 dias atrás

    So you're telling me I can buy a $10 usb stick, throw a live persistent version of Lubuntu on it, brand it as my own and sell it for $40?! Heck yes! Doesn't it violate the ethical standpoint of Ubuntu/Linux in general? Not the "personalization" or sharing of it, but rather selling an OPEN SOURCE operating system period, much less as a pc "rejuvenator"... smdh

  78. ammr alhalabi

    ammr alhalabi

    9 dias atrás

    I have a friend actually who had a Toshiba satellite laptop with a core i3 3rd generation, his hard drive was like almost dead and the laptop was too slow, in the end, I gave him a 3.0 bootable Ubuntu flash drive and he has also a 3.0 port, the results were amazing and it was like magic for him, he was able to play yt and work on libre office pretty easily, I think those computers are what this product intended for, and those computers are probably more than the one u showed, keep up the good work folks xoxo

  79. iownasia


    9 dias atrás

    Peggle on steam is highly unoptimized, when I had a gtx 580 is maxed it out at like 20fps

    • Auburok


      7 dias atrás

      +Mathijs Groothuis I don't think you understood what you were replying to. A GTX 580 should be able to handle Peggle.

    • Mathijs Groothuis

      Mathijs Groothuis

      9 dias atrás

      I think people underestimate these old games, they all benefit hugely from GPU acceleration. I used to play "light" games like Trine, but then I needed to sell my GPU and it was barely running on my onboard Intel HD Graphics.

  80. KingConker101


    9 dias atrás

    For the price you can just buy a cheap smartbook for your granny lol. Their like 100 bucks online at walmart. And certain retailers.

  81. Pankake Frier

    Pankake Frier

    9 dias atrás

    At 0:09 It says "Let's say I'm your grandmother" and my video buffers!

  82. CallMeKee m

    CallMeKee m

    9 dias atrás

    Killer queen has already touched that USB

  83. PrinceOfCreation


    9 dias atrás

    Love you @TaranVH 2:10

  84. Biak Hui

    Biak Hui

    9 dias atrás

    These two assholes are doing grandmas, ringing their special doorbell and when they open, banging them up !

  85. Richard NZ

    Richard NZ

    9 dias atrás

    Bulshit same price buy a ex lease i3 , don't brown nose these RIP off scum

  86. GamerGuy51


    10 dias atrás

    I've been ressurrecting old laptops for years with lubuntu and the like.

  87. Cat Jacks

    Cat Jacks

    10 dias atrás

    the os looks like ubuntu

  88. X Fade

    X Fade

    10 dias atrás

    Grandma should've bought your 69 dollar gaming pc.

  89. BeyondToWolves


    10 dias atrás

    Reviews storemi by amd

  90. Arvin Dev

    Arvin Dev

    10 dias atrás

    Linus sounds like he just inhaled helium

  91. gaby de wilde

    gaby de wilde

    10 dias atrás

    This video completely fails to demonstrate real usage and the real difference. With the amount of advertisement inserted in your videos and the size of the audience it is a truly pathetic job. Where is the series of old computers? You should have bought 10 of them. You should have concluded and demonstrated that lubuntu runs circles around for example windows 7. In stead of just deleting and re-recording the part where you accidentally say open office and in stead of wondering out loud if Thunderbird is still usable (?? LOL?? WTF?? NOOB?) you should have opened it. Did we really just watch you sit there and gaze at the desktop without doing anything? Then with some minimal research you could have shown the actual video capabilities of the machine by downloading a youtube video. Then grandma can see that it is not her system that is old but it are the software people who ruined everything. Why did youtube work just fine 10 years ago?

  92. AL James

    AL James

    10 dias atrás

    The video stutters because Firefox doesnt support hw accelerated video decoding, even on chrome. Tho you can install chromium from this (ppa:saiarcot895/chromium-dev) that supports vaapi for intel gpus, nvidia most likely requires vdpau to installed, but other than that, it works for me.

  93. Mr. Randall

    Mr. Randall

    10 dias atrás

    But Linus, you ARE our friend.

  94. The Midnight Monks

    The Midnight Monks

    10 dias atrás

    I found one on Amazon's holiday gift ideas list last year that would have literally just downgraded your OS to Windows XP. I wonder how many people got did by that..

  95. Liam Evans

    Liam Evans

    10 dias atrás


  96. Tryhardninjaas


    10 dias atrás

    But can I download more ram?

  97. B Cuz

    B Cuz

    10 dias atrás

    His face got even fatter at the end for a few seconds

  98. Matt Vanden Heuvel

    Matt Vanden Heuvel

    10 dias atrás

    Not going to lie, I'd be pretty comfortable giving my grandma Ubuntu 18.10 if I could set up in OEM mode first. The Snap Store (via Ubuntu Software) and GNOME have made things way more user friendly imo.

  99. Lorenzo De Marco

    Lorenzo De Marco

    10 dias atrás

    Did you know that you could shut down your PC and skip the updates by hitting CTRL+ALT+CANC, clicking the power button dropdown in the bottom-right corner and clicking "Shut Down" ? ;-)

    • Bxr


      10 dias atrás


    • Lorenzo De Marco

      Lorenzo De Marco

      10 dias atrás

      +Bxr I think it does on Win 10 too. If clicking that button triggers a drop-down menu, you can do this trick. It saved me many times from frustration 😉

  100. Ganimidis


    10 dias atrás

    Blah Blah Blah... Them USB creator's do just the same thing Y do, just in an other way, lmao... Linus Tech Tips... lol... live is all about ads and views uh?

    • IDont Wantaname

      IDont Wantaname

      10 dias atrás

      I think it's trying to communicate.

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