Maybe Building Your Own PC is a BAD Idea

6. april. 2021
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PC Secret Shopper returns - with a twist. In this episode, Agent Sarah investigates the experience of building a computer herself with the help of PCPartPicker to determine whether it's better to buy a pre-built PC, or DIY.
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  • "Intel is cheaper".... I'm 63 and I've never heard that before. It's about time.

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  • this makes me so nervous to watch

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  • Is hell for me ,my 1080 give up so I don't have video on my PC, At this point try to get a new one old or new is extra expensive, im doom

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  • I don't know why, but that Jurassic Park sweater is SCREAMING to me. Where can I get one?

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  • I feel like this is a terrible time to make this video its like making her go grocery shopping during the great depression in Germany

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  • Still better then the verge build, hey !!

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  • Watching this makes me so glad I had people to help me with my first computer.

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  • Now please make this video again, with a live readout of Linus' heart rate monitor on screen. call it a bps counter ;-)

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  • This made me sweat

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  • i fit a 1660 super in to a 1 grand build lmao and still have decent parts

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  • Women.

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  • Can we get a video of her reacting to your reaction of her building it?

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  • lol what a rough build and i thought i was heavy handed.

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  • She gives me John travolta vibes

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  • Testing if its in by turning everything upside down and shaking it in a way so in case anything wasn't secured the component would simply fall down on the table to know that you have to investigate further with potentially broken pieces. What should go wrong?

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  • 0:40 sounds like a Japanese game show - Deal or Ordeal.

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  • I got stressed watching her. Think I'll buy a ready made next time.

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  • This is pure gold. God Bless Sarah for doing this.

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  • Stop simping guys. She is an idiot. It's ok to be unskilled. But she laughs at the prospect of destroying expensive equipment.

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  • Is this girl available to build my PC?

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  • That was surprisingly not bad! if it passes the shake test yur good!

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  • Where do you put the beans?

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  • Honestly, despite all the cringy misshandling of components, can't help but somewhat impressed with Sarah's working out and instincts for someone who's pretty much never built a computer. I'm sure she'd have done pretty much perfect if she wasn't doing it on video and could spend time watching videos and reading manuals (minus the strong instinct to shake things loose :D )

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  • My anxiety was off the chart watching this!

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  • I nearly cried when I saw Sara trying to input her GPU. Wobble it up and down? I've never built a PC yet, but I think that even I could do it better tbh.

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  • Better than the verge guide....but man....this also really pissed me off too lol

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  • I've been waiting on a GPU for months ;_;

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  • This is a great video

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  • love the shaking hahaha, and sarah is perfectly "goofy" on camera.

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  • Motherboard absolutely affects performance, My motherboard developed a short circuit in a PCI slot, Replaced it with a slightly different one (same manufacturer) Got a 20% increase on my Benchmark Score (Novabench)

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  • "I'm gonna be gentle with everything" *proceeds to wobble the vga card up and down several times and pulling it out like excalibur*

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  • Hey, at least she didn't brick a Asus TUF x570-PLUS WIFI mainboard with a bios update, like I did. One thing I saw on youtube was that the MSI MPG X570 Gaming Carbon Wifi was a disaster of a mainboard and my current MSI MEG X570 Tomahawk Wifi was kind of an excuse to their customers, because the Tomahawk comes with an excellent VRM, and some other nice parts I can't remember right now.

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  • Whats a better horror flick? A train to Busan or watching this young lady build this computer? .......... Yeah, the answer is clear.

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  • I built mine and jeez findin a gpu was the biggest pain in my ass

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  • The best pc to build rn is none

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  • 13:21 uuuhhhh should I put it face down maybe? "...yeah." lmfao'd

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  • This was painful to watch.

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  • This was great but it hurt my soul to watch her shake the motherboard xD

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  • Sarah: I dont like those orange accents Also Sarah: picks the ugliest motherboard possible.

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  • Sarah represents 90% of pc gamers i've met in facebook groups

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  • She should shake her head and check if her brain is really in or at the right place or she even has a brain

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  • Sarah BUTTTTTT

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  • Sarah's voice is so cute 😌😌

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  • The issue of tricky was something I faced with windshield wiper blades, learned they replace them for free at auto shops.

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  • Idk if she is acting or she is dumb af Girl just watch a video on NOtown u dumb F

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  • a 'friend' who shops for badminton racquets by best paint job. so that is how linus shops for it.

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  • i was just cringing the entire time along side Linus....

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  • Is that a joke? :D

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  • Well if Agent Sarah is looking for a good time.... I can surely make some great recommendations on steam for her new pc!

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  • her shaking the board to check connections is the best thing I saw all day so far.

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  • We just received our MSI x570 Tomahawk motherboard today and it has a sticker on it saying it is 5000 series ready. Has anyone else received one or used it, I was planning to re flash the bios but I don't think I need to do it now. Pc part picker still shows we need to flash bios. Not sure why people are not talking about this because so many videos about the incompatible bios not booting

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  • I never laughed so hard.

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  • After spending 40 years building personal computers many computer manufacturers are still clueless. For example, HP updates motherboards bios to restrict which M.2 WIFI can be used. This means you must have a dongle plugged into the USB 3.2 port your computer does not have to support WIFI 6. Wait, no problem your Internet Provider does not support a cable modem that supports WIFI 6. You will just have to use 802.11ac until your next computer supports 802.11ax. Fry's Electronics is out of business. Circuit City is out of business. Radio Shack is out of business. MicroCenter is just an hour away by jet. You can order just about anything on alibaba but the item you need has a minimum order quantity of 10,000 units.

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  • 💰Bill Gates already did🤤

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  • looks like it not so original but - RTFM BEFORE

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  • Lmao Linus when the cooler flops on the paste

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  • Who here made the mistake of the io shield when they were n00bs?

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  • It’s like she’s waving a lighter over a cheque for 1500 dollars . And Linus is just hoping it won’t catch fire

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  • This is like the only time I’ve seen Linus get this heated

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  • when she bent the GPU I lost it

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  • this is one of the funniest videos I have ever watcehd

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  • i'M gOnNa bE gENtLe

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  • This made me laugh and stressed me out. Had a knot in my stomach after it was over.

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  • I am at two thirds of the video and i am feeling you . Before disassembling and assembling a rig in other case , i took 6 hours dismounting , checking , rechecking and mounting up . Nowadays it is not working , the hdd controller fried :p

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  • she kept shacking it upside down

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  • oh my god this is the scariest video I' have seen in 2021 !!

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  • How dare you!

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  • Oh oh no the gpu that's aaah there are no words to explain how I feel

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  • Did she ever screw in the graphics card or is it still wobbling in there??

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  • So stressful to watch :| But I will say. If superman read the manuals before building a computer, we should all read the manuals before building a computer 🙄.

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  • First we hate girls and then I realize, girls actually doing something is fantastic. She is great!

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  • "It's In" That's what she said

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  • Isn't there usually a users guide to read when you order new parts. Struggling with no instructions is an extremely disadvantage. Shame Linus Shame

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  • linus actually knows about paintball? note how he doesnt even call it a gun, and knows different types of paintball such as woodsball, cool.

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  • Duct tape. Nothing it can't fix

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  • Just a thing to note about building your own pc. A) If you break something it's on you. You need to buy a new one. and B) You might not have someone giving you lifelines. Having said that building your own pc can be fun - maybe just try find someone that can help you if you have no idea what you're doing.

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  • Loving the Blundstones @25:06 😍🙏

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  • its good that shes cute

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  • a real dte person great to watch. (Down To Earth)

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  • obnoxious, fire that monster

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  • it hurts and im scared the whole time watching this >_

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  • I'm disappointed there's no clip of her adding the stickers. those weren't there before!! the mystery is nagging at me...

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  • bruh watching her is making my computer slow down

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  • Omg this video made me cringe...... That poor pc :( as a builder for a number of years I want to cry. Not her fault but seriously

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  • While we cringe at the shaking and clumsiness, it's an accurate representation of what a normal person and not an expert/technician would do. Which is a good thing, because people watching this will know what not to do in future.

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  • At least she is more careful than Linus lol. He takes the piss out of her shaking the case but as we all know he drops almost everything.

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  • Please never let her touch a pc again Update: 5 minutes after the video I am still recovering from the gpu wobbling

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  • One of the main things I look at after choosing the mobo for me is going to the manufacturers site and looking up the Qualified Memory they tested towards the board before making a choice instead of looking for what a part picker picks and wanting something like rgb or something.

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  • Oh she missed all the casing fans

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  • Who has the patience?

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  • i CANT watch this !!!

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  • The title should be, "Why you should have someone who knows how to build a pc accompanying you".

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  • 1660 super for 700$+. Lmao

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  • !!! INTENSE !!! LIKE

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  • This was the most harrowing thing I have seen in a very long time, but well done, Sarah, good job.

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  • It's frustrating... Watching somebody with years of experience getting frustrated by a newb. Especially when she is openly admitting she is struggling.

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  • "Is that thermal paste?" *touch, touch* Linus: "AAAAaaaaaarrrghh!" "does this connector belong in here?" *poke, poke* Linus: "AAAAaaaaaarrrghh!" "Is this card in now?" *wiggle, wobble* Linus: "AAAAaaaaaarrrghh!" etc......

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  • honestly, now i wanna try to get my little sister build my next pc if i ever stop just upgrading my current pc

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  • I can't... I just can't finish this video bruv... My anxiety won't allow it.

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  • If she ever has kids, I hope she doesn't strap them into the car seat and then shake it upside down to make sure they're strapped in securely.

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