My Laptop DIED - Time to Pick a New One!

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  • Published: 23 July 2019
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Comments • 12 174

  • Hirza Jameel
    Hirza Jameel  3 hours back

    Geta surface laptop 3

    • Pan Chod
      Pan Chod  11 hours back

      So it lasted 1 year and. he decides to buy the same brand again?

      • Kade Baitrum
        Kade Baitrum  16 hours back

        why not just run bootcamp on the macbook instead of just the homescreen change to windows 10 image :)

        • ★GugatorHD★
          ★GugatorHD★  20 hours back

          *laughs in poor*

          • OrangePerson 123
            OrangePerson 123  2 days back

            #ThatDongleLife

            • Andu Andrei
              Andu Andrei  2 days back

              Hello,
              Someone gave me an Lenovo Ideapad Z510 Laptop. After I press the power button, the cooler speens very fast for 2-3 seconds and after that it's shutting down. It's not showing anything on the screen, doesn't make any sound/beep.. All I know is that the guy tried to change the CPU (from i3 ti i5 - compatible one).. But one screw from the cpu got broken and he bend a little bit the heat sink enough to take the cpu out. Can you please tell me if that could be the cause? Or the Mother board(capacitors maybe?)?. Thank you.

              • Oni San Gacha
                Oni San Gacha  2 days back

                0:12 play it at 0.25x you can see the camera mans face in the reflection but its covered with a emoji

                • Michael Paulsen
                  Michael Paulsen  3 days back

                  0:10 WTF your studio is haunted!!!

                  • robbie davis
                    robbie davis  3 days back

                    0:12 who else saw the camera man about to get murdered by the skull emoji in the reflection of the screen

                    • cxsian
                      cxsian  3 days back

                      a laptop never dies

                      • David Hood
                        David Hood  4 days back

                        WTF is that reflection at 0:12?!

                        • Vijay S
                          Vijay S  4 days back

                          0:10 who else noticed the skull in the screen

                          • T H
                            T H  4 days back

                            Where is Thinkpad? I bet we can tell it is a thinkpad when typing it :))

                            • Christopher Lago
                              Christopher Lago  5 days back

                              I had a laptop for over ten years and took it overseas that never died on me, just got outdated. Since your last model bottomed out does that reflect the overall quality of that brand?

                              I will say you have great knowledge and I look forward to your next video but do you have a video out yet about very dependable laptops? It's great to know and understand specs but totally useless if they simply stop working. I'm trying to find a non-gaming laptop for my wife that will give her browsing speed and maybe even come with software for standard office and minor photo editing tools. It's so difficult to rely on brand names now-a-days because they all claim to be the best.

                              • Random22
                                Random22  5 days back

                                Imagine having to buy a new laptop




                                This post was made by the iFixit Gang

                                • White Tail
                                  White Tail  5 days back

                                  0:10 why is there a skull in the reflection?

                                  • humicbeast
                                    humicbeast  5 days back

                                    Bro you can fix it don't be lazy

                                    • Google LLC
                                      Google LLC  6 days back

                                      who thought there computer blue screened

                                      • joel jaison
                                        joel jaison  6 days back

                                        anyone notice the skull at 0 12

                                        • Playcool18
                                          Playcool18  7 days back

                                          Normal people would RMA the laptop and wait using their older ones until RMA finished.
                                          Linus, sees an opportunity to make a video and just gets a new laptop, cuz fuck RMA's. xD

                                          • Enzo Rhys Thunderer
                                            Enzo Rhys Thunderer  1 weeks back

                                            Never buy razer products

                                            • Evaporated Mongoose
                                              Evaporated Mongoose  1 weeks back

                                              Imagine having your razer laptop die on you in two years and saying "Hmm yes I think I'll buy another laptop from this same company" of course it doesnt help that razer had had quality control issues for almost 2 years now as well

                                              • t3ch7
                                                t3ch7  1 weeks back

                                                Why no Lenovo Carbon X1 ?

                                                • J P
                                                  J P  1 weeks back

                                                  You said yourself that razer laptops never last more than 2 years, then you picked razer again. That doesn't make any sense, you say build quality is good when clearly that's not the case if your own laptop broke after 1 year...

                                                  • Ben K
                                                    Ben K  1 weeks back

                                                    Why did I know he would choose a Razer Blade when I saw the title?

                                                    • frutey deid
                                                      frutey deid  1 weeks back

                                                      why he caries an amp in his pocket

                                                      • Michael LaCreta
                                                        Michael LaCreta  1 weeks back

                                                        WHY DO PEOPLE LIKE LAPTOPS WITH UNCOMFORTABLE SHARP EDGES!

                                                        • Bebek
                                                          Bebek  1 weeks back

                                                          Razer

                                                          • Bebek
                                                            Bebek  1 weeks back

                                                            I alwalys laugh , why your voice like duck sir

                                                            • Smackula Smack
                                                              Smackula Smack  1 weeks back

                                                              Cheeto

                                                              • Kwan Mah
                                                                Kwan Mah  1 weeks back

                                                                hahaha

                                                                • Unknown Person
                                                                  Unknown Person  1 weeks back

                                                                  4:28 *OMG* I just realised the *QR code* on the blue screen error goes to *lttstore.com**!*

                                                                • Autistic Raccoon
                                                                  Autistic Raccoon  2 weeks back

                                                                  i dont think he tried getting a new charger

                                                                  • Cillio
                                                                    Cillio  2 weeks back

                                                                    This happened to me, oh yours boots, i got a new one btw

                                                                    • Lord Remap
                                                                      Lord Remap  2 weeks back

                                                                      Lol i can say that Dell can be tanky

                                                                      • Jacob Frank
                                                                        Jacob Frank  2 weeks back

                                                                        I fucking love the razers boxy look.

                                                                        • Demyan Hibbard
                                                                          Demyan Hibbard  2 weeks back

                                                                          Did anyone else notice the skeleton face when he is shaking his old laptop at 0:13

                                                                          • Taj Callender
                                                                            Taj Callender  2 weeks back

                                                                            Me: Aw crap, my laptop broke. Time to cry and hold a funeral for it before waiting a year to get a new one
                                                                            Linus: Oh well, let’s get an Anthony to find a laptop. Hurry, quick, get it.

                                                                            • Dawit Tadesse
                                                                              Dawit Tadesse  2 weeks back

                                                                              I really need one of em please

                                                                              • The Golden Powder TGP
                                                                                The Golden Powder TGP  2 weeks back

                                                                                Ha! Nice easter egg 0:12 !!

                                                                                • King Seal Gamer
                                                                                  King Seal Gamer  2 weeks back

                                                                                  4:28 For a couple of seconds I was like crap my computer crashed, but then I read what it said.

                                                                                  • Bienvenido Carpio
                                                                                    Bienvenido Carpio  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Linus, how about laptop back pack in lttstore.com?

                                                                                    • Moe I
                                                                                      Moe I  2 weeks back

                                                                                      I personally prefer a Clevo. my daily: eluktronics mech-15 g2rx. Intel i7 9750H hexacore paired with RTX 2060 Max Performance, 512gb NVME M.2, 16gb dual channel memory 2666mhz. comes with mechanical keyboard (brown keys) and per key programmable RGB .

                                                                                      • Barath
                                                                                        Barath  2 weeks back

                                                                                        If you're gaming then this video isn't necessary, you just have one option-RAZER

                                                                                        • Robert Sydbrink
                                                                                          Robert Sydbrink  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Got an old XPS 2in1, and as Linus said it's a tank.
                                                                                          Still works perfect after 7 years even after being beaten and used by small children.
                                                                                          Best laptop I've ever bought, and I got it dirt cheap to.

                                                                                          • basterfa84
                                                                                            basterfa84  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Linus: don't let me down this time, Razer.
                                                                                            Razer: don't worry I've changed my ways...🤭

                                                                                            • Michael Que
                                                                                              Michael Que  2 weeks back

                                                                                              WHY DID THEY NOT RUN BOOTCAMP ON THE MACBOOK OMG IT WOULD OF BEEN SO RPIC

                                                                                              • Jeff Jeffy
                                                                                                Jeff Jeffy  2 weeks back

                                                                                                Did you try to turn it on and off?