This motherboard is STUPID.. and I love it!!

  • Published: 08 August 2019
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  • Trusty Knave
    Trusty Knave  14 hours back

    1:40 After I started thinking about how Linus inhales after every sentence spoken I couldn't ever unhear it.

    • Edgar Ochoa
      Edgar Ochoa  2 days back

      Send me to Mexico the RTX that "Doesn't work" I fix it and live happy with it for life!!

      • Deez Nutz
        Deez Nutz  3 days back

        I wonder how this compares to a ryzen 9

        • i prefer milk
          i prefer milk  3 days back

          Linus: Expects build to work

          Also Linus: Uses broken parts

          • xtrmbeast
            xtrmbeast  3 days back

            Koss pro's are super duper for that money. Have them for 5 years now. But the pads do wear out quickly and beware of the cable, it's not hard to pull it of. Open,resolder, play.

            • Rofen Og Nico
              Rofen Og Nico  4 days back

              1:20 dose sombody Else then me think the sound off the intro was a bit out off place

              • diniles
                diniles  2 days back

                It's in mono and not in stereo. It seems to happen on some LTT videos, I don't know why

            • Dũng Vũ
              Dũng Vũ  4 days back

              Linus calmly talk about the 10k$ cpu that he drop =)

              • Snekkk
                Snekkk  4 days back

                he just casually pulls out another rtx wtf

                • B A
                  B A  4 days back

                  I deployed Dell 1955 blades, an EMC SAN, redundant FC fabric switches and quad Xeon 4U VMware boxes to production in 2005.
                  Blades can't get enough airflow without forced air-handlers or to-rack chilled plant water (which requires special chassis and servers), or enough power because it's going to take lots of PDUs & breakers. The blade chassis power supplies also use IEC C19/C20 plugs and are 208 VAC only.
                  Regular servers either 2U or 1U with spaces may take up more plant space, which can be mitigated with taller racks.
                  Blades are too space-optimized for most applications, and then at scale you're better off going with by-the-rack Quanta or OCP platforms that are Google/Facebookish custom servers. You can do 40-80 kW per rack, but you'll need directly forced air and lots of power.. but if anything breaks, you're going to lose $2 million worth of gear in a big fireball if you're sending that much power (even with massive fire-suppression). Unless you're in a tiny datacenter (closet in an IX) or Tokyo, use as much space as you can. 380/480VAC -> 48VDC also saves power by eliminating one step-down rather than traditional switchgear.

                  Another option for semi high-density servers is mineral oil full-immersion, but this requires lots of preparation. What's nice is that it's very quiet.

                  Disclaimer: I was an AWS consultant way back and a HPC devops/sysadmin at an university with money to burn.

                  • Frog Gaming
                    Frog Gaming  5 days back

                    Everything is fine and I am calm

                    • Seeven
                      Seeven  5 days back

                      if that USB had an USB 2.0 and USB c, it would be perfect (dongle town)

                      • sdbforthewin
                        sdbforthewin  5 days back

                        Man, this video did not age well...

                        Looking at you, AMD...

                        • Nick M
                          Nick M  6 days back

                          17:32 your Canadian accent slipped out there buddy

                          • Allen Tompkins
                            Allen Tompkins  6 days back

                            WTF.. IT LOOKS LIKE A ROOK

                            • 조휘연
                              조휘연  6 days back

                              Asus ex a320 can run 3950x with over 9000 score.

                              • Ike Willoughby
                                Ike Willoughby  6 days back

                                Why is his solution to every thing a $100,000 graphics card. In this video we’re going to make a small form factor work station. And for the graphics card(pulls out something bigger than the entire computer)

                                • William Corella
                                  William Corella  1 weeks back

                                  since the RTX 2080ti didn't work. Can i have it? lol
                                  JK Linus

                                  • RomanMines64
                                    RomanMines64  1 weeks back

                                    10:20 Linus: does this remind you of anything?
                                    Me: yes that is a chess pawn

                                    • Grzegorz HoszkoNl
                                      Grzegorz HoszkoNl  1 weeks back

                                      Greetings from polish fans from Cyprus!

                                      • Louie Friesen
                                        Louie Friesen  1 weeks back

                                        Now put a Titan RTX in that.

                                        • motorola762
                                          motorola762  2 weeks back

                                          It looks like a bishop. Why are you so dirty

                                          • Brenden Copeland
                                            Brenden Copeland  2 weeks back

                                            Damn my fan is 1 db too loud. May as well spend another 1700 dollars on a 2080ti.

                                            • Sameer Rishi
                                              Sameer Rishi  2 weeks back

                                              i love u linus i unsubbed from bitwit cause of one of there latest videos titles xd im soo dumb

                                              • FlevasGR
                                                FlevasGR  2 weeks back

                                                3:31 Maybe this solution is for budget bare metal service providers that dont want full blown 19 inch racks and they stack the motherboard without case and by using massive watercooling systems. A good example is OVH. Also, blade systems are ridiculously expensive.

                                                • ImperialツOverlordミ
                                                  ImperialツOverlordミ  2 weeks back

                                                  If its stupid then I want it

                                                  • The Lone Gunman PB
                                                    The Lone Gunman PB  2 weeks back

                                                    LTT....the place where we mod, getho rig and/or screw around with expensive shit and dont test before filming ;)

                                                    • KeypickingDotCom
                                                      KeypickingDotCom  2 weeks back

                                                      It is more fun that way though... Other channel's and site's reviews are so boring in contrast.

                                                  • Jackson Meyers
                                                    Jackson Meyers  2 weeks back

                                                    that GPU is worth more than my build and i have a 1080 ti :(

                                                    • ETIT
                                                      ETIT  2 weeks back

                                                      you need to enable the raid controller in the bios. then ctrl+i when you boot. the raid controller has it's own bios.

                                                      • Debra DuBose
                                                        Debra DuBose  3 weeks back

                                                        great if you have an additional 15 k laying around

                                                        • Xtenic
                                                          Xtenic  3 weeks back

                                                          Linus: *did I mention it's free?*

                                                          Yes you did linus, yes you did

                                                          • Terence Edwards
                                                            Terence Edwards  3 weeks back

                                                            Well ,can't say it doesn't punch more than its weight

                                                            • TechFan
                                                              TechFan  3 weeks back

                                                              Right. This motherboard is perfect for esxi/VMware because cores and ram ram. Or maybe an application server. Not completely pointless, just mostly pointless for most use cases.

                                                              • Mr.RoboT
                                                                Mr.RoboT  3 weeks back


                                                                • Indigo Tech Master
                                                                  Indigo Tech Master  3 weeks back

                                                                  You can see the Cromax Black LTT coolers in the background

                                                                  • Fabio Bologna
                                                                    Fabio Bologna  3 weeks back

                                                                    To me this board is such a lost opportunity...
                                                                    If only it was a DTX and not ITX at least a second 16x slot would have been cool...
                                                                    With just a little engineering it would have been cool to have a slimmer sodimm slot and have three on each side...
                                                                    On the back io I would have placed 4 thunderbolt ports...
                                                                    And a dumb ALC1220 codec doesn't take up that much space... if it was dtx it would have fit no problem...
                                                                    In that case it would have used all 48 pcie lanes (16x2 and 4x4 for thunderbolt) six channels and you could feasibly build a pretty absurd monster...
                                                                    Just imagine an 8180 with 96GB of ram (16x6) dual quadro rtx4000 or a quadro and a qsfp+ network card all inside a case the size of a shoebox...

                                                                    • Mergatroid Mania
                                                                      Mergatroid Mania  3 weeks back

                                                                      I miss your case reviews. Must be nice to have 2080s coming out of the woodwork.

                                                                      • Kaegan Thornhill
                                                                        Kaegan Thornhill  3 weeks back

                                                                        This will be the Motherboard used in the Xbox Series X. 😂💀

                                                                        • Maarten Bodewes
                                                                          Maarten Bodewes  3 weeks back

                                                                          With Linus, tempered glass quickly becomes tampered or tapered glass...

                                                                          • Allen Kim
                                                                            Allen Kim  3 weeks back

                                                                            Not being a fanboy on anything but I do respect opinions.

                                                                            But right now, that 10,000$ CPU is being destroyed by a Threadripper that is 8,000$ cheaper.

                                                                            • GreySenpai
                                                                              GreySenpai  3 weeks back

                                                                              i'll trade my broken 970 against your broken 2080ti sounds fair huh?

                                                                              • V Ξ K T R I X
                                                                                V Ξ K T R I X  3 weeks back

                                                                                10:20 i am groot

                                                                                • Kspieler100
                                                                                  Kspieler100  3 weeks back

                                                                                  why is yout steam library sooooo empty?

                                                                                  • mtbm3434
                                                                                    mtbm3434  3 weeks back

                                                                                    So you took high end server motherboard, build for specific purposes and you blame that it don't have usb3.0 outputs, audio output, have vga port (Important in datacenters), and in the end... complain that there is no shitty fake-raid never used in servers? Funny...

                                                                                    • Huy Nguyễn Vũ
                                                                                      Huy Nguyễn Vũ  3 weeks back

                                                                                      01:22 did the editor mean "small but powerful" ?

                                                                                      • Jj Mn
                                                                                        Jj Mn  3 weeks back

                                                                                        10:19 starting to take out pawn

                                                                                        • Pascal Delacroix
                                                                                          Pascal Delacroix  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Bigger isn't isn't always better ... don't you just love Anno 1800 (a great improvement over the likes of Industry Giant ... ).

                                                                                          • Tony Anytime
                                                                                            Tony Anytime  4 weeks back

                                                                                            Actually it is the perfect motherboard for what I need for a CPU intensive cheap test server. Problem is Cooler is too big, need something that will fit in a 1 or 2 u.

                                                                                            • Ivy Mxgical
                                                                                              Ivy Mxgical  4 weeks back

                                                                                              Linus - SPEAKING OF DUMB
                                                                                              Random Person - *misses next part*
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