The CPU Intel SHOULD have made!

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  • Piotr Sumela
    Piotr Sumela 10 months ago +2463

    If only you would do it straight... it kinda hurts my "premium" thing. To be fair, never delidded anything, so I have no idea how hard it is to align IHS correctly, but it looks like something what you would buy on aliexpress. Especially on b-rolls ;p

    • SolidSonicTH
      SolidSonicTH 8 days ago

      Dimi Supposedly it’s even better when you don’t because the IHS now makes direct contact with the substrate, removing as much distance as possible between the underside and the die. Adding adhesive during the relidding reintroduces that air gap (possibly even more than the original mounting since you aren’t a robot who can exactly measure and spread adhesive), sacrificing some heat dispersal.

    • bu tre
      bu tre Month ago

      delidding is easy. you really don't need the fancy tools, I've always just done it with a razor blade. been doing it for years, started with an athlon 245 and mercury (since gallium compounds weren't available back then) and have done it to every non-soldered chip I've gotten my hands on since. only messed it up once on a pentium 4 that turned out to be soldered, but that chip was free anyway. these days I'm using conductonaut, but the concept is the same, only difference is I don't need any hydrochloric acid for it.

    • bmxriderforlife1234
      bmxriderforlife1234 6 months ago

      @shaunskii or nail polish.

    • bmxriderforlife1234
      bmxriderforlife1234 6 months ago

      so when is linus getting the new lazer engraver? he said no one around there has one so im assuming this means a new toy for linus?

    • Jokey Jesus
      Jokey Jesus 7 months ago

      True 😂

  • Erik Accorsi
    Erik Accorsi Day ago

    that xenomorph on the bench is looking sexy :D

  • Comrade Stalin
    Comrade Stalin 4 days ago

    1:31 Linus drop tips at it again

  • CZ. Dragon
    CZ. Dragon 5 days ago +2

    10:18 lol, intel packed their i9 9900k like this, but linus was first!

  • Spykerhond
    Spykerhond 6 days ago

    you were at a jewller , trust me check if they didnt replace it with a celeron

  • Albert Hartono
    Albert Hartono 7 days ago

    Gimme dat

  • Rafi 529
    Rafi 529 10 days ago

    gold plating reduces roughness. As a result the adhesion is weak

  • Mobile Gamers Unite
    Mobile Gamers Unite 11 days ago

    Dude...make ur shirts 15 bucks and you might just sell some...just saying

  • EkreB 376
    EkreB 376 12 days ago


  • Jxshua Yuzn
    Jxshua Yuzn 14 days ago


  • Raghunandan Reddy C
    Raghunandan Reddy C 14 days ago

    Just one question. Can you even see what u did once you put it in a system?

  • Jose mar
    Jose mar 21 day ago

    That is the best thing I've ever seen you do.... Love it..!

  • Shaan Singh
    Shaan Singh 24 days ago

    you need to use a transparent water block for that thing

  • Shaan Singh
    Shaan Singh 24 days ago

    why did a COFFEE company sponsor a TECH channel?!

    • 96fps_from_mars
      96fps_from_mars 17 days ago

      Demographic overlap, I'd say a fair amount of the audience is young professionals with disposable income (also broke students).

  • Creative Videos & Vlogs

    Intel has invented a pentium which is made of gold

  • KingD
    KingD 29 days ago

    How’d you manage to not bend a single pin during all of this wtf lol

  • Brian McGaw
    Brian McGaw Month ago

    X86 is gonna be the downfall of Intel, things are moving to ARM, this is one area AMD is beating Intel in, tablets and laptops are already making the move.

  • jgh fun-run
    jgh fun-run Month ago

    this video... it inspired me to learn cpu design. and os design soon.

  • J B
    J B Month ago

    i want to be as smart as Anthony...

  • Michael Mireles
    Michael Mireles Month ago

    What brand silicone conformal spray? I don't see too many sprays.

  • Contra
    Contra Month ago

    The CPU is going to be covered by the cooler. What is the point? The only thing intel could do better is pricing.

  • AmvC
    AmvC Month ago +1

    @ 6:09 - his watch says "sell" :D

  • Mike Arx
    Mike Arx Month ago

    Amazing work

  • Khadesh Singh
    Khadesh Singh 2 months ago

    SMT- the hyperthreading intel should have made!!!

  • John Brass
    John Brass 2 months ago +2

    CPU now stand for Cool Processing Unit. Thanks guys for another awesome vid

  • Detrial
    Detrial 2 months ago

    Madrinas coffee is expensive as shit and not even good. Do not be fooled.

  • junwei lu
    junwei lu 2 months ago

    u know silver has better heat conductability than gold

  • Steve V
    Steve V 2 months ago

    Linus, you so did NOT say jew-la-ry!

  • Aidan Land BcB
    Aidan Land BcB 2 months ago

    So now you have 2 sponsors

    66SUPERNOVA 2 months ago

    How much for it

  • ulrest
    ulrest 2 months ago +1

    5:07 you said *almost* no-one.
    So someone at LMG has one?

  • Henry Wallace
    Henry Wallace 2 months ago

    10:17 my ocd says that's not straight

  • A W
    A W 2 months ago

    Damn.... I kinda want this one though

  • Alex Tomi
    Alex Tomi 2 months ago

    I have never seen an i7 in 5Ghz. Coooool

  • Randy Hayden
    Randy Hayden 2 months ago

    You should have made a bunch of them then sold them for a price jump

  • Coach62
    Coach62 2 months ago

    Anthony is cool af

  • Ripper The Killer
    Ripper The Killer 2 months ago +3

    When linus says that something is really expensive
    It is really very expensive 😆

    • Shaan Singh
      Shaan Singh 24 days ago

      he's the man that spent $140K on 8K video camera's.

  • Ripper The Killer
    Ripper The Killer 2 months ago

    40 percent discount
    For the first time I am going to try out his sponsor 😅

  • Cyn Hicks
    Cyn Hicks 3 months ago

    That before and

  • Rodrigo Mendes
    Rodrigo Mendes 3 months ago

    Looks like shit lol but it was funny

  • MeMo Ra-Sta
    MeMo Ra-Sta 3 months ago

    Yea they should have. But they didn’t.

  • The Ultimate Player
    The Ultimate Player 3 months ago

    Intel and LMG made it

  • Timothy Reed
    Timothy Reed 3 months ago

    Now that they are soldering the IHS you kind of wish you didn't make that comment huh??? The soldered IHS can't be delidded now meaning we can't get the best performance possible due to low quality control on the IHS. It's almost mandatory now that you lap the IHS to decrease core to core deltas. We are seeing upwards of 40c deltas which sucks and lapping only fixes it so much. Gamersnexus lapping their cpu and did not see a huge difference but if the soldered IHS could be delidded and liquid metal applied without putting the IHS back there's a good chance of being able to overclock another 400-500mhz BUT WE CAN'T!!!! REALLY LINUS????? SOLDERED IHS!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

    DENİZ DORA KARAKAŞ 3 months ago +1

    roses are red
    violets are blue
    I got clickbaited
    After 1year from this videos due

  • Carver Harrison
    Carver Harrison 3 months ago

    I want a 8088k with a 32bit databus.

  • Matthew Flores
    Matthew Flores 3 months ago

    I cringed at the blood

  • Niklas Bissinger
    Niklas Bissinger 3 months ago

    You used an tool from derBauer lol

  • Jansel
    Jansel 3 months ago

    He used the Diamond Delidder from der8auer

  • Aaryan Gupta
    Aaryan Gupta 3 months ago

    Man you are adding gold the best heat cunducting natural metal

    • John Shalamskas
      John Shalamskas 3 months ago

      Bzzt. Silver is a better conductor of both heat and electricity.

  • Quick420ful
    Quick420ful 3 months ago

    I didn't catch what he did with the cpu? His wife probably owns it now,right Linus?

  • eric1911a1
    eric1911a1 3 months ago

    neat and all, but it's kinda pointless if it's covered by a heatsink or cooling block, unless you get a sticker that's a photo copy of the gold cpu to put on your tower to show what it looks like, but even then, what's the point?

  • Abdul Raffay
    Abdul Raffay 3 months ago

    Please give me this processir

  • TheRetroGamer
    TheRetroGamer 3 months ago

    Try to run windows 10 on the 2.5MHz CDIP variant of the original i8086!!

  • dagoelius
    dagoelius 3 months ago

    All that work, only to be covered up by a liquid cooling block.

    THE CANNIBAL 3 months ago +6

    Employee: wheres linus
    Other employee: he went to go drink some couphy
    Employee: WHAT!!!
    Linus: (falls in through the roof) guess who turned the frigde into a helicopter

  • Pavelow
    Pavelow 4 months ago +1

    i know gold plate is cool and stuff. but silver is more functional. its more conductive to heat.

  • HowToBasic JR.
    HowToBasic JR. 4 months ago

    **Mechanical keyboard test**

  • Minutewave
    Minutewave 4 months ago

    Is it just me that took time to read the title

  • Devin W
    Devin W 4 months ago

    It’s 12:25am and now I want coffee....
    thanks Linus....

  • V O
    V O 4 months ago

    Another thing nobody needs

  • Dan Shannon
    Dan Shannon 4 months ago

    Anthony is great!

  • Mad Mario
    Mad Mario 4 months ago +1

    diet....pepsi.... DIET PEPSI?!!! REALLY?! unsubbed, unfollowed, unwatched....

  • Andres De Osio
    Andres De Osio 4 months ago +1

    Awesome!!@! The custom cpu you will never ever see again once you place your water block!!!

  • G4lli
    G4lli 4 months ago

    The only dislikes were from Intel employees

  • Sir_Positive
    Sir_Positive 4 months ago +6

    In 2021
    Friend: What computer are you buying?
    Me: A linus computer.

  • KillerOfLight
    KillerOfLight 4 months ago

    And after all that work you just put an cooler on top of it and never see it again lol

  • Andrew ergerergerg
    Andrew ergerergerg 4 months ago

    Coffee Mocha in russian sounds like "Coffee Pee" :D

  • A Happy Potato
    A Happy Potato 4 months ago

    5:24 that smile dude

  • Rob Estey
    Rob Estey 4 months ago

    Oh very sweet. I would have loved that. I won the regular 8086k so its great - but oh my.....yours is soooo sweet. Anniversary worthy.

  • AsainChopstick
    AsainChopstick 4 months ago

    i thought it was a condom

  • Dimitri Lens Flare Abrams

    Intel should have done exactly what Linus did plus make the CPU with either a blue sub straight for Intel or a brown one for that retro CPU look. They should have also made that CPU the most baller consumer chip they could've made.

  • Z/dos
    Z/dos 4 months ago


  • Derek at ClassicRockRadio

    I have not seen brush plating done for over forty years when I left the electro deposition industry, we used to do remedial chrome or nickel for machinery. You could have a renumerative sideline going there :-)

  • just a random guy who likes stuff

    I9 9980x

  • nickt
    nickt 4 months ago

    why the fuck would you use music with voices?!

  • Really Madnomad
    Really Madnomad 4 months ago +1

    5:17 AAAAAUUUUGGGGHHHHH!!!! He said "JOO-lery!" 'Tis one of the words I may not hear. Right up there with "NOO-kee-ler."
    Repeat after me: JOO-well-ry. JOO-well-ry. JOO-well-ry. Repeat this 50,000 times. I'm an old guy. Soon I shall join the unseen.
    I WILL haunt you. So help me.
    JOO-well-ry. JOO-well-ry. JOO-well-ry.

  • Светослав Божурски

    Cool PROCESSOR Intel core 7

  • TitanTradePicks
    TitanTradePicks 4 months ago

    You should have sanded down almost to the depth initially desired on the CPU lid. And then had it in graved and then gone through one more time with a quick sanding past to get some of the burrs off and then do that gold shit you do. Buuuut hell I'd buy what you made

  • HiT
    HiT 4 months ago

    3:20 "eh" what a true canadian

  • Kristian Hill
    Kristian Hill 4 months ago

    anyone know what the keyboard Linus is using is

  • Layzee.Cupcake
    Layzee.Cupcake 4 months ago


  • bigbilly boggins
    bigbilly boggins 4 months ago

    As an electroplater, have to say your brush plating technique more than sucks, must have taken ages to get a decent amp-hour count, but kudos for sticking at it, guess its easier with a specialist rectifier though.

  • Jimi Jackson
    Jimi Jackson 4 months ago

    is it me or when i saw the picture it looked like a condom

  • Karen
    Karen 4 months ago

    Can someone step on my console peasant ass... please

  • scars guy
    scars guy 4 months ago

    i am interested to work at your place if i turn 18 but i live in europe

  • Jack McCourt
    Jack McCourt 4 months ago

    Why does it matter how the cpu looks?

  • Joseph Zeru
    Joseph Zeru 5 months ago

    Wow........this video is literally just painting a CPU, which causes it to literally loses XMP and Multicore Enhancement

  • Joey Pug
    Joey Pug 5 months ago

    Can we buy coffe at store

  • Bass-D C
    Bass-D C 5 months ago +2

    Jewler: "So you want me to engrave this patter into the heatspreader? Will you be able to see it?"
    Linus: "Nah It will be completely covered by a CPU cooler and never see the light of day again."
    Jewler _Insert "Am I a Joke to you?" Meme here_

  • TabalugaDragon
    TabalugaDragon 5 months ago

    Shouldn't it be Pentium Gold instead?

  • n00baTr00pa
    n00baTr00pa 5 months ago


  • Morgan Sedge
    Morgan Sedge 5 months ago

    Hi Linus loved your version of the cpu with the gold...i see you know how to overclock wish you could help me with that on my Asus Z97 Deluxe using Intel core i7 4790K.... anyway i love your video's and your work

  • SejfulahKralj Razor
    SejfulahKralj Razor 5 months ago

    I saw condom in the thumbnail

  • Drogni Boy
    Drogni Boy 5 months ago


  • mr Smile
    mr Smile 5 months ago +2

    Linus tech tips the gold cpu.

  • Exploit Entertainment
    Exploit Entertainment 5 months ago

    10:24 whats wrong with the gold plate there?

  • Exploit Entertainment
    Exploit Entertainment 5 months ago

    Grüße gehen raus an der8auer lol :D

  • Amy Purrington
    Amy Purrington 5 months ago

    Anthony rocking the forehead mustache haha.

  • rthgtr& Gaehgq
    rthgtr& Gaehgq 5 months ago

    "it's so cooool!!" and then put a ventirad on it

  • Tibeau Van Hekken
    Tibeau Van Hekken 5 months ago