Maybe upgrading is pointless…..

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PCI Express gen 4 has been around for over a year and a half now - But it hasn’t really made much of a difference… Does that change with Ryzen 5000, RTX 3000, and Radeon 6000?
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TheDavid 50 • 13 years ago
yay! new linus drop tips video
Jayteasee Il y a 22 heures
0:42 - Did anyone actually watch further? :D
flashpeter625 Il y a jour
Upgrading a desktop is not pointless... ...but upgrading as often as new generations of hardware are released, that is most definitely pointless for the vast majority of users. Yearly upgrades? Get out. I would love to see an estimate of how much resources were wasted world-wide by gamers buying new hardware pointlessly.
Pyrolight Il y a jour
I didn't really expect x16 to make a difference, it is x8 that should be different.
Rannon Il y a jour
0:45 Max was here in Spirit! :p
Tonny Pedersen
Tonny Pedersen Il y a 2 jours
the PCI Express gen 4 benefit is storage not graphics.
Frank Silvers
Frank Silvers Il y a 2 jours
I still use a late 2012 27” i7 iMac. It originally came with a 1TB Fusion Drive but today it has 9TB of internal storage, 1TB SSD and 8TB HDD. I also upgraded the internal AirPort WiFi/Bluetooth card to a latter generation one with ac WiFi. It runs great.
SR IRL Il y a 3 jours
Please sell me that 3090...
SR IRL Il y a 3 jours
@:48 Next episode: Ground Tuning your new MSI Mobo
tomas gemes
tomas gemes Il y a 3 jours
the leaked beannie
Adam Ossowicz
Adam Ossowicz Il y a 3 jours
Plz hlp meh Linus, Ionly has 1 x RTX 3090, I need 2, plox halp
Dominik Šuk
Dominik Šuk Il y a 3 jours
This just gets me thinking, whether I should be afraid of a bottleneck of running a 5600XT on Gen3 x8 thanks to having an NVMe on an Intel mobo... Seems to be a close call.
Alex Jacobsen
Alex Jacobsen Il y a 4 jours
I wanna see that 3090 in a PCI-e gen 2. mb to see what happens then :)
Rusu Dan
Rusu Dan Il y a 4 jours
i would like to see more low end or budget builds since the majority of us have systems around those specs. all this high end stuff maybe like only 5% or less can actually benefit from these
sniktaw Il y a 4 jours
I clicked on this video to see if there was some excuse I could use to magically turn my GTX 950 into an RTX 2070 and I was sorely disappointed.
Rock&Roll Il y a 4 jours
Me video quickly grab my video card before Linus sat down.
Bobby M
Bobby M Il y a 5 jours
It's not an LTT video if he doesn't drop things.
Allan Rowntree
Allan Rowntree Il y a 5 jours
Then could we not use PCIE 4 to add more processors to our PCs?
AC3 Il y a 6 jours
MSI pushes PCI gen 4. Can't even buy PCI gen 4, or gen 3 cards anymore. Gen2 cards are going for gen 3 prices.
Rel ixo
Rel ixo Il y a 6 jours
Who cares ??? Ngreedia keep selling their cards to miners not for gamers! We have no chance of getting one .... for another 2 years at least if it goes on like this :( And amd ? Ofc produces 2 cards per month :D Its pathetic....
Moral Monster
Moral Monster Il y a 6 jours
Lets get Linus head to explode. Ask him to review a raspberry Pi. ;)
Ashkan Arabi
Ashkan Arabi Il y a 6 jours
Finally, a sponsor that I don't skip.
S I O M A I Il y a 6 jours
that feel when that motherboard Linus dropped was more expensive than your entire current pc
Spotter Shooter
Spotter Shooter Il y a 6 jours
Lol either way you will never make me buy MSi products, ever.
Markus Lüftner
Markus Lüftner Il y a 6 jours
Linus tech tips dropping the dough..... Classic
Ysa Pena
Ysa Pena Il y a 7 jours
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Sixgorillionshekelswindler Shlomo
Thumbs up, but not for the pink hat! XD
Shadz Gamez
Shadz Gamez Il y a 7 jours
0:43 That is a Linus Drop Tip for the ages right there. lol
Headloser Il y a 7 jours
What about Crossfire and SLI effect?
Wrath Aloss
Wrath Aloss Il y a 7 jours
As someone with a 1080Ti... I see no reason to upgrade unless it's a 3080 MINIMUM. Everything else is not enough of a performance increase to justify. That's without even taking into consideration the inflated prices; That's just the nail in the coffin. No yeah; I think I'll be fine. Maybe I can get a good used 3080 in a year or two.
Rod Duarte
Rod Duarte Il y a 7 jours
Wait. "Started to Peter off". Was that a DEADPOOL REFERENCE?
Zeek M
Zeek M Il y a 7 jours
I can't say this is not the Lambo I enjoy. A guy unafraid to show his mistakes then shows Atari Frogger level educational material. It hits me in the face Lambo because I know this is your way of playing nice when what you really wants to do is put Scalpercorp on ice. Lambo I'm IEEE , take short walk with me , I know what you're really after , performance through the rafter , filling us with joy and laughter , well played.
StrxngeThings Il y a 7 jours
a 3070 on ebay cost like 1.3K... looking back an rtx2080ti at retail is actually a really fucking good deal compared to the shit now
kjell martin olsen
kjell martin olsen Il y a 7 jours
pcie 4.0 are just a TEST thill better drivers are out. then we get that speed we needing 4k 8k it. if pcie 5.0 gets out soon and we forget about pcie 4.0 then we must begin getting doubble 14 gb m,2 slots ssd sata 4 and so on. even the sound cards could run better of x sb series. all os on marked must support all pcie to lanes too when that getting out. we must wait years to get top test pcie 5 6 7 and so on. we will get old before we get to 8 th versions.
Ennovative Il y a 8 jours
Damn, this is more of a testament to how good Gen 3 was more than anything else.
FLEX316 Il y a 8 jours
HAHAHA that was quick.
andylikescandy Il y a 8 jours
You had dual RTX 3090's in a system and did not post a Cyberpunk framerate? Come on, guys.
Diabolus Nest
Diabolus Nest Il y a 8 jours
Ltt store dot- He got me again
V.P. More
V.P. More Il y a 8 jours
1:00 Listen closely in the background. You could hear a notification on someones phone lol
InfiniteDarkMass Il y a 8 jours
2:31 - Camera quality has gone too far! It's just a joke about RTX Titan being a piece of trash, but I'm not looking at it. I'm looking at the dirt and leaves on the street, and going "WHOA!" like Keanu.
Clare Fabula
Clare Fabula Il y a 9 jours
"if you're new to the channel, then **MOBO drops** me: LOL that about sums it up. 🤣
Mushfiqur Rahman
Mushfiqur Rahman Il y a 9 jours
linus drop tips
Yvon Cui
Yvon Cui Il y a 9 jours
Theodor D.
Theodor D. Il y a 9 jours
And next year gen 5 will come. Hilarious.
Ben Müller
Ben Müller Il y a 9 jours
so do I need a Zen3 CPU for SAM ?
Sapio Il y a 9 jours
Le marché est rendu d'la marde en tabarnak. J'pus capable.
Foileedify Il y a 9 jours
CS:GO has smaller texture packages.. There's a lot less clutter, no hair movements, no large amounts of clutter on the screen that moves around, leafs, and whatnot.. So it is, essentially, a lot better at just moving those textures and inputs around, if it just gets more space to do it in.
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Talking Mango
Talking Mango Il y a 10 jours
My theory is, it’s not that cs:go utilizes the lanes well, it’s just that you’re able to hit such high frames due to its low demand that in order to hit those 400+ frame rates, you’re transferring so much more data per second.
Mista _Mask
Mista _Mask Il y a 10 jours
Linus Meth Tips
Mc GetRekt
Mc GetRekt Il y a 10 jours
I have the 3080 version of this MSI card
Alexevier 1
Alexevier 1 Il y a 10 jours
my pc still using pci-e gen 2 xD
inkandsoles Il y a 10 jours
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Chester & Music
Chester & Music Il y a 10 jours
Finally Max got her revenge by Linus dropping his motherboard as well. What a long wait.
Rainy Loschiavo
Rainy Loschiavo Il y a 10 jours
Bruh i can't even build my lil bro a pc properly without huge compromises. This inflation really upsets me...feel so bad for him he was so excited
ghostdog662 Il y a 10 jours
Short version. PCi-e 3.0 is more than fast enough. Only SSD's can take advantage of it
unknown unknown
unknown unknown Il y a 11 jours
linus drop tips.
FLIPxBEAR Il y a 11 jours
We just witnessed a MB commit suicide! 😂
atavernerpi Il y a 11 jours
A *theory* is an idea that is well understood and supported by data. It's as close as science gets to "fact" or "truth". You're talking about a hypothesis. I understand that colloquially, theory is used in place of the word hypothesis, but to literally say "A theory is just a theory" is to completely ignore the primary meaning of the word theory.
David1903 Il y a 11 jours
Tipical amd fanboy - i told you, my amd fx8669 is the best
Brett Gibson
Brett Gibson Il y a 12 jours
Ring tone at 1:01
Ivan B
Ivan B Il y a 12 jours
long time, no drop
SgtThUND3R Il y a 13 jours
45 seconds, is this a new record?
Robby Robinson
Robby Robinson Il y a 13 jours
I had a bad MSI support experience and likely won't go with them again.
Natasha Glaze
Natasha Glaze Il y a 13 jours
10:18 "Rocket League CPUs"
TheSoarc Il y a 13 jours
You look so baked dude..
ashley collard
ashley collard Il y a 13 jours
why the slow, loose ram ?
Anseur Il y a 13 jours
Just go ahead and change your channel name already. #LinusDropTips
Winking Walrus
Winking Walrus Il y a 13 jours
I mean I've still got my GTX 1080.
Kyle Sebbag
Kyle Sebbag Il y a 13 jours
is linus stupid? or does he think we are stupid? how are you jumping from a 23% difference saying its almost 30% ? 4:08
Natasha Glaze
Natasha Glaze Il y a 13 jours
aciemiller Il y a 13 jours
Your are making videos for the 1% class who rule the world.... Nobody can affort such PC. Fools.
Deugi Il y a 14 jours
even a potato can run CSGO 4k on 400fps
Brandom Pope
Brandom Pope Il y a 14 jours
Ok pc noob here. I have a rog b450 with a 3700x, two m.2 ssd, And a 1660 super oc. Am I bottle necked at all? Would I see a big benefit from a 3060 or 2070? Would I need to upgrade the mobo now or after one of those gpu upgrades? Thanks a lot everyone.
rob7xiv Il y a 14 jours
Gen5 incoming.
super minecraft 31 super minecraft 31
Hey Linus can I have your trash RTX 2080 Ti
Jon Krupp
Jon Krupp Il y a 14 jours
Linus the Destroyer, is at it again.
John Marfal
John Marfal Il y a 14 jours
What the hell lol
Eric H
Eric H Il y a 14 jours
Basically save your money worry about it in 3 years
Thomas Scott
Thomas Scott Il y a 14 jours
Literally the first thing I see and hear in this video was Linus dropping a motherboard...
suckmylol Il y a 14 jours
Why would we want gen 4 pcie, when we can't get GPUs anyway? 😂
PC_GameWorld Il y a 14 jours
MSI is the shittiest company ever, they care more about looks more than caring about it working and performance
xpyr Il y a 14 jours
Maybe they should start using a bit of putty at the bottom to hold it in place. That would have avoided it dropping to the ground at 0:46. That's what gamersnexus does if you hadn't noticed in shots of motherboards and cpu's in b-roll footage.
hognof Il y a 14 jours
That poor motherboard just wants to be euthanised.
Lucas Mancini
Lucas Mancini Il y a 14 jours
He pulled of a classic Linus 🤣😂🤣 this motherboard probably costs as much as my rig.
CatNapOnABook Il y a 15 jours
Gen4 is better for esports titles, where you run the lowest settings on the highest end hardware for ridiculously high framerates.
Amir . A
Amir . A Il y a 15 jours
Linus your hat is soooo gay!
Kenshin Himura
Kenshin Himura Il y a 15 jours
MSI makes shit products
Disasterdon Il y a 15 jours
Why you didn't use any intel CPU to test the difference, oh w8 I forgot that intel.....:(
Mihails Smirnovs
Mihails Smirnovs Il y a 15 jours
That's how Linus Tech Tips turns into Linus Tech Drop tests xD
Jesper Tc
Jesper Tc Il y a 15 jours
Sometimes I think gthe global chip shortage is due to Linus tech tips... hey lets test 10000 gps... :D
Negeya Il y a 15 jours
Linus Drop Tips never fails
Myk TA
Myk TA Il y a 15 jours
I can hear Max's NOOOOOO sound
Daniel Zduniak
Daniel Zduniak Il y a 16 jours
It would actually make more sense to test it with lower grade cards with less on card memory (instead of those top of the line ones, where they have so much of it that they can fit almost all of assets required by entire levels) in more open world games that do a lot of streaming...
Friis Teching
Friis Teching Il y a 16 jours
How is the PCI Gen 4 x16 compared to PCI Gen 4 x8 in GPU performance?
CalgarGTX Il y a 16 jours
All I got from this video is that this MSI motherboard is poorly balanced and falls over easily. Would not buy.
Simon Verdinek
Simon Verdinek Il y a 16 jours
The most powerfull GPU on the market? by what standards? by Linus says so?
Dizastermaster Il y a 16 jours
I guess that's the REAL reason MSI sponsored this. To show that they have created the impossible... an anti-Linus motherboard
andres leonardo
andres leonardo Il y a 16 jours
The butter hands power is strong on you
graymalkinmendel Il y a 16 jours
What? No Cyberpunk2077 benchmarking?
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