Being a PC System Builder is EASY MONEY... right?

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Comments • 3 761

  • Eric Hartman
    Eric Hartman Day ago

    Did he even wash his hands? He walked out of the restroom very shortly after flushing the toilet.

  • bad boyz z
    bad boyz z Day ago

    What about computer technician?

  • Andrew Bills
    Andrew Bills 3 days ago

    I was a PC builder for years and it sucked.

  • REZ- Reviews and More!

    I saw this video and took my most expensive part list down.

    And then I made this: pcpartpicker.com/user/REZTheBuilder/saved/#view=4ysK4D

  • Telum Atramenti
    Telum Atramenti 6 days ago

    It's an incredibly risky and difficult business especially when you custom build. It's part of what I do for a living. One good strategy is have the customer pay you an investment deposit of 60-65% of the total costs up front. This makes it very unlikely they will cancel at the very last second and leave you with a bunch of parts you need to quickly sell before they lose value completely, or build a PC with them and find a buyer quickly. What makes it especially difficult is the manufacturer's warranty, which runs out regardless of whether you used the part or it's been sitting in a box on your shelf for a whole year.

  • Joel Mathew
    Joel Mathew 29 days ago

    0:30 me once no nut November is over.

  • atlanticbboy
    atlanticbboy Month ago

    0:55 this mother fucker is wearing socks and sandals! Why?!?

  • Steve V
    Steve V Month ago

    There is no linuslinuslinus.com {LOL}

  • Michael Mosseri
    Michael Mosseri Month ago

    cant tell if the guy at 8:52 is a hipster or a rabbi

  • Emiel Pul
    Emiel Pul Month ago

    lol 8:43

  • FnDTX
    FnDTX Month ago

    Oh look...It's Luke!? Why gosh, it's Luke once more? Yet, again...that's a Luke... Again, Luke, now looking like he absolutely does not want to be on that phone! Almost done, Nope, let's all just drive away with Luke..oh and I guess Linus. ;) #TheManyWorkFacesofLuke

  • Zodun Productions
    Zodun Productions Month ago +1

    2:48 That thermal paste...

  • Parsa
    Parsa Month ago

    did i just watch a 10 minute ad...

  • Thomas Conrow
    Thomas Conrow 2 months ago

    LOL Runescape rocks for the mining comment.

  • Raymond RSG
    Raymond RSG 2 months ago

    I reckon in that vault is a ton's worth of RGB lighting and connections 😂😂

  • Indigo Cat
    Indigo Cat 2 months ago

    He didn’t wash his hands after flushing

  • Double-Edge
    Double-Edge 2 months ago

    Nice ad.

  • Charlie Thomas
    Charlie Thomas 2 months ago

    I CAN BUY Linus YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

  • Luis Deleon
    Luis Deleon 2 months ago

    I need help Building my own computer was shut up my first

  • Mirren Bodanis
    Mirren Bodanis 2 months ago

    Linus didn't wash his hands.

  • Links Loki
    Links Loki 3 months ago

    I've been a pc builder for a long time but if they had a store in Europe I would definitely buy from them, especially for the overclocking guide.

  • Χερι
    Χερι 3 months ago

    If you have a Job globaly i am in

  • Vaibhav Chawla
    Vaibhav Chawla 3 months ago

    Nice cameo

  • POTUS John H Eden
    POTUS John H Eden 3 months ago

    Nice infomercial

  • grandaddy0807
    grandaddy0807 3 months ago

    I'm pretty sure that guy works for Linus now

  • Brian Berthold
    Brian Berthold 3 months ago

    yes its easy money if you know what your doing

  • Wretched Slippage
    Wretched Slippage 3 months ago

    thats fuckin rad

  • OrangeC7
    OrangeC7 3 months ago +2

    _And now, a list of notable timestamps_
    4:00 - "STOP WE MEANT TO CLOSE THAT"
    7:16 - "Gotta make sure people know we aren't selling Linus"
    7:59 - "Oh hey it's that guy"
    9:34 - "Clarification"

  • Marijn Veenstra
    Marijn Veenstra 3 months ago

    just gonna like for the fallout cup

  • mGaming
    mGaming 4 months ago

    With Windows Pro and 128GB RAM cards you can go over 1TB of RAM, definitly would fit this channel :)

  • Dave Taylor
    Dave Taylor 4 months ago

    3:38 runescape gold tho 👌

  • Khatab Aied
    Khatab Aied 4 months ago

    brah this is not helping your just reviewing comping that sponsored your video might reconsider changing the video title

  • PotatoJunkee
    PotatoJunkee 4 months ago +1

    8:15 Luke?

  • Rosalio Vazquez
    Rosalio Vazquez 4 months ago

    Ok they had magnetic screw drivers

  • Its Me
    Its Me 4 months ago

    as much as i like and respect puget system, i think they're really not for gamers nor a typical customer that just want a professional grade computer, rather a professional artist or whoever, but only for those that are already in some sort of business and has already been making money at least at a professional level. why do i say that? well if you just take a look, they're really expensive. i know this may sound a little too harsh but i'm just gonna be straight up honest with you so for those who doesnt know them yet, hold your breath and dont go running around crazy just yet.
    yes i know they do a great job on their builds, like thermal check, optimizing performance, making sure everything works great and etc, but when you talk about money vs performance, honestly you'll lose alot on this catagory so if you ever want a custom build from them, i think you consider this as it will have a huge impact on your system.
    i've never bought any custom build computer from anywhere but i know from my own experience that building it yourself will be way cheaper than paying someone else to do it for you.
    in fact i've also did some research myself for a price comparison. the only down side for you if you were to build one yourself would only be that it requires you to have some knowledge about computers. but again, talking about price vs performance, you are giving so much more than what you're getting, the only catch is that whatever you are getting will be at their maximum performance because puget system will do everything in their knowledge to maximize and optimize every setting for you out of the box, but again you are also losing so much because of the price that you have to pay which potentially limit your chance of getting a more powerful computer from the start. if you are just a gamer, then i think you should just consider building it yourself, or if you are super new to building computers then maybe just buy one from ibowpower and many other cheaper sites, there is not much that can go wrong gaming so for gamers just go for that and you should be good.
    i honestly dont know where puget system get their so claim extra performance or speed gain from with same parts and build but i can say with certainty that it is really not rocket science if you just have some knowledge about computer wise. unless puget system can explain or proof that a low end graphics card can beat a higher end card just my optimizing and cranking it settings then yes maybe you should definitely consider it but ofc we all know that is very unlikely so again this comes back to my point of price vs performance. the only thing they can do would just be oc the graphics card to the max to get some more of those extra performance gain but still, oc is sometime risky and not very reliable too its not the best option either. so obviously your best bet would still be that you get the best and most powerful part physically so that it will give you the best performance possible for your bucks, because after all, physical power is what translate into digital performance so always remember that. other wise everyone would just be buying those lower end parts and just oc it or crank all of its available settings to the max and get the same performance as a 10,000 computer, but obviously and honestly, this is not how it works so be ware of that. no matter what anyone say, lower end parts will never give you beast results so be aware of that.

  • Derby Mods
    Derby Mods 4 months ago

    Well my mom told me I should get a job for Dell, so I'm basically the next Steve ______.

  • Ryan Chantler
    Ryan Chantler 4 months ago

    I want to work here.

  • Salih Elzy
    Salih Elzy 4 months ago

    i hate your videos :)

  • Final Weedragon
    Final Weedragon 4 months ago

    Haha... Linus you say "Vang-Couver" instead of Van-Couver, that's how you know you're a vancouverite.

  • JwaspyJr.
    JwaspyJr. 4 months ago

    Linus sold separately, ok how much does he cost?

  • chickenjonte
    chickenjonte 4 months ago

    i definetily expecting the S2K outside

  • Mtn.Reefs
    Mtn.Reefs 5 months ago

    Why is linus ALWAYS wearing sandals with sock 😂🤣 lol every video?

  • Daniel Walters
    Daniel Walters 5 months ago

    This episode should have been called "STT: Shill Tech Tips"

  • Silvergun Gaming
    Silvergun Gaming 5 months ago

    I Build Computers for People too and I make sure everything is In tip top perfect shape but I think the hardest part selling computers is the Marketing Standpoint. Its hard to get people to buy a Computer from you and its even harder to get people to your Website. I have a Website SkylineGaming.net and its really hard to get traffic and or sales. I do have really great prices though just not enough real Leads...

  • Saito Mejia
    Saito Mejia 5 months ago

    Is this u.s. too?

  • MAVRICK
    MAVRICK 5 months ago

    You have made a video for literally every question Linus!?

  • Konaa
    Konaa 5 months ago

    Lol I live 2 miles away from this place

  • Nathan Dantzler
    Nathan Dantzler 5 months ago

    pcpartpicker.com/list/BVFjhy
    wink wink

  • Kevin Reeder
    Kevin Reeder 5 months ago

    Is this a Linus infomercial

  • kairon156
    kairon156 5 months ago

    While it doesn't look easy, working with computers must be less anxiety than with people.

  • tham qav
    tham qav 5 months ago

    Just a 10 minute commercial - you're better than this, Linus

  • Damian Graft
    Damian Graft 5 months ago

    So easy a caveman can do it.

  • Romeo Juliet
    Romeo Juliet 6 months ago

    gold ores from runescape btw 3:38 Cx

  • Desmond PHN
    Desmond PHN 6 months ago

    HAHAHA! I watch linus tech tips video every single day because it's very interesting!

  • David Bland
    David Bland 6 months ago

    At 1:10, does anyone know what case that is on the right hand side. The slim form factor on the end.

  • Levy Wilson
    Levy Wilson 6 months ago +14

    2:50 The Verge called, they want their thermal paste applicator guy back.

  • Randomly Entertaining
    Randomly Entertaining 6 months ago

    When I think of a PC System Builder, I think of the assemblers. I'd love that job.

  • Randy Mitchell
    Randy Mitchell 6 months ago

    Oh look, a really long ad...

  • MentalMickey
    MentalMickey 6 months ago

    I would love to work somewhere like this

  • MentalMickey
    MentalMickey 6 months ago

    lazlo supernova

  • RockLeeSmile
    RockLeeSmile 6 months ago

    That was really cool actually.

  • Ali Abdallah
    Ali Abdallah 6 months ago

    I'll never buy anything from a company that has a minivan in their parking lot

  • SirrGarry123
    SirrGarry123 6 months ago

    he looks like luke

  • jack mcintyre
    jack mcintyre 6 months ago

    Here's something I wasn't expecting luke in the background

  • not sure
    not sure 7 months ago

    2:49 that thermal paste job sucks ass

  • garvin centcia
    garvin centcia 7 months ago

    No building computers is like cabinetry work , you need Pacific wood ,oils, ajust tolerances for what season you are building a custom speciality pease for a person or family's use. Computers are the vary same way . First you find a some one who is looking for computer ,you ask the requirements like 12Volts , with a 24 hour cycle of 2 amp hours , with power on 24 hour run cycal needs to be 42Amp hours on 12volts of direct courant. Needs a 32 or 55inch monitor and blue tooth and 7 usb inputs 4 hmi inputs and a 2 trabit ssd drive and 3 tera bit memory bestest gaming video card and a video card that can do rendering of Autodesk civil 3D and autocad2019 . In 1hours time . All placed in a 28in long, by 13hight and 13 inch death
    Would like to see linus build such a system . Haha i know about wood. But i know what i want my computer for the RV to do?

  • chnapo1
    chnapo1 7 months ago

    I can appreciate a nice work like these guys do, but personally for me to pay somebody for building a PC for me would equal to pay somebody to (censored) my GF for me. :D

  • Purest
    Purest 7 months ago

    yes

  • visserswp
    visserswp 7 months ago

    Got a tube of lube for you ya here, so next time you’re arm will go in easier

  • NotJagex
    NotJagex 7 months ago

    That moment when you notice a Runescape reference in this video with mining :)

  • luke bower
    luke bower 7 months ago

    Was the guy actually mad that Linus wanted to see the safe?

  • 子がいた。蜜柑が大好きな

    Simply awesome. They’re doing such a great job . I wish I could use their service where I am. Pc parts in Japanese amazon is so so overpriced and unreliable !

  • Omino dell'ergastolo
    Omino dell'ergastolo 8 months ago

    8:40 Product Placement

  • Sturat5150
    Sturat5150 8 months ago

    Only $2800 for an I7-8700k and a GTX 1080t1 What a great deal?

  • GamerGod 420
    GamerGod 420 8 months ago

    Can I work for you

  • David F
    David F 8 months ago

    Sounds like how I build computers.

  • Doug Sellers
    Doug Sellers 8 months ago

    I'm just sad that www.linuslinuslinus.com is a 404 error

  • Jason Bayer
    Jason Bayer 8 months ago

    there all 1000 plus though

  • Bassless Loser
    Bassless Loser 8 months ago

    Id fucking die to work there

  • Screwgo ogleplus
    Screwgo ogleplus 8 months ago

    Boo

  • Tech Help Portal
    Tech Help Portal 8 months ago

    4:05 I put on.25x

  • TheFriendlyHacker
    TheFriendlyHacker 8 months ago

    For the longest time, I had no idea what case I have (got it free from work months ago). And then I just happened to notice the Fractal boxes in the background, which looked exactly like mine lmao

  • Kool Kevin
    Kool Kevin 8 months ago

    I just happen to live in Auburn!!! I am going to go see them - soon. Edit: with an appointment of course.

  • OddJaguar15
    OddJaguar15 8 months ago

    So uh... I checked the website.
    Jesus these are over priced, a pc that'll cost a fourth of the price will cost you quadruple.
    I wish there wasn't a prebuild PC that'll scam you. yes, I know, they need to mark up prices, but a 4 times mark up? I dunno what is fair though. I'd say a 200 extra fee would be fair... Even their slim PC is like 1,600$

  • Vic Canada
    Vic Canada 8 months ago

    I dont understand why Luke left,cuz he was with Linus all along..since day 1,i tought they were like best friends and all that...and definately the $$ couldnt be an issue here...cuz LMG generates MORE THAN ENOUGH revenue.Its just sad to me....

  • Stefan More
    Stefan More 8 months ago

    Sounds nice, last time I confgured a system from parts alone... I was checking it out, looked at the guy who worked there and asked. You do give me al the boxes right?. After his silence was done the PC was payed. Asshole!

  • Azuwey Ex
    Azuwey Ex 8 months ago

    Luke

  • imou
    imou 8 months ago

    Ok your moderate build will cost you $2000

  • iiKraze
    iiKraze 8 months ago

    im not sure why youtube keeps recommending these videos but after watching this video i can honestly say that Linus is full of crap.
    i am a PC builder myself and i run a computer shop & i can assure you that being a PC builder is a lot easier than Linus makes it out to be.

  • Von Neumann Machine
    Von Neumann Machine 8 months ago

    I. Need. That. HOODIE!!!

  • DaGameGamer
    DaGameGamer 8 months ago

    like real world workloads like UNreal engine

  • James Richards
    James Richards 8 months ago

    I'm building a PC for my first time that I can't afford to mess up... this video has me frightened as hell.

  • western saloon
    western saloon 9 months ago

    From all the companies that built systems i think this is one of the best!

  • Katherine Lima
    Katherine Lima 9 months ago

    AWW WHAT? These poopheads only ship to South Canada. :C

  • Clyde Lina
    Clyde Lina 9 months ago

    amd threadripper 2990x with 128gb of ram and sli 1080ti. im not gonna ask if its okay for shit.. but what im gonna ask is if it is recommended to use threadripper for everyday gaming and editing only.

  • YuseiYgopro
    YuseiYgopro 9 months ago

    I have a pudget system computer and I love it but I dont like is the tower case I can swap over all the parts to a new case that i like right ?

  • Ricardo Reis
    Ricardo Reis 9 months ago

    7:05 Are Americans really THAT stupid??
    8:38 AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHHAHAHA OMG

    • Alexis Leclerc
      Alexis Leclerc 6 months ago

      Ricardo Reis this is Canadian you dumb ass but it's always Americans isnt it you ignorant non 1st world minority

  • Ryan Ziems
    Ryan Ziems 9 months ago

    I think both Pugdet and Linus are awesome!!

  • byMurphy
    byMurphy 9 months ago

    Isn't this Luke at 8:07? XD

  • Robert Hawtin
    Robert Hawtin 9 months ago

    Puget do not sell outside North America. They say that's because they can't provide the support they wish to. Understandable I guess. But they do make uo for it, those articles Linus mentioned are REALLY globally helpful. BobUK.