Maybe Building Your Own PC is a BAD Idea

6. apr. 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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  • Oh gawd, you gave her one of those garbage Crucial MX5 SSDs? Those things die fast AF and for no reason whatsoever. I quickly realized why they're so much cheaper than Samsung and other reliable brands.

    NukeruninNukeruninPred 20 minutami
  • this was clean asf!

    VisionFXVisionFXPred 25 minutami
  • She is very brave to do this while being recorded. Poor Linus will have nightmares about this for the rest of his life

    MickeyMickeyPred 26 minutami
  • It would have been fun to watch you sitting down with her and watching the build together and teaching her what's right and wrong, what was good and what was bad.

    RayKinStLRayKinStLPred 26 minutami
  • “And we’re shopping for ram by color” 😭😭😭

    Alpha X TDMAlpha X TDMPred 32 minutami
  • "I've literally never done this before but I'm willing to try so give me guidance here!" you "holy shit this is so cringe omg I can't believe I let a FEMALE build a computer around us epic gamers wtf was I thinking?!?!"

    Cactus FondlerCactus FondlerPred 41 minuto
  • Every time she tipped that motherboard upside down and shook it my heart stopped.

    MaJieMaoMaJieMaoPred 52 minutami
  • "Who cares about that stupid silver back plate anyways?" (21:03) 😅 😂 All of us have been Sarah, at least once in our lives. --- --- --- P.S.: Those lovely blue eyes are hypnotic. 😍

    Taisen DesTaisen DesPred 56 minutami
  • Bro The verge did better then her

    ReapsReaperReapsReaperPred 59 minutami
  • This is painful to watch

    Andreas QuinonesAndreas QuinonesPred uro
  • How easy is it to search your channel for a specific video? I have not been able to do that yet. Search only searches all of SLworlds.

    Mark O'ConnellMark O'ConnellPred uro
  • lololol. This is an episode of torture Linus.

    Mark O'ConnellMark O'ConnellPred uro
  • Doctor: "When did your anxiety start?" Me: "When Sarah shook everything in a PC."

    Kurt GoettscheKurt GoettschePred uro
  • What’s going on with her audio its so muffled:/

    Jack BennettJack BennettPred uro
  • "Intel is cheaper".... I'm 63 and I've never heard that before. It's about time.

    caribbeanchildcaribbeanchildPred 2 urami
  • this makes me so nervous to watch

    Henry Of SkalitzHenry Of SkalitzPred 2 urami
  • 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

    RavenzeroRavenzeroPred 2 urami
  • I don't know why, but that Jurassic Park sweater is SCREAMING to me. Where can I get one?

    David RiceDavid RicePred 2 urami
  • 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

    David DayDavid DayPred 2 urami
  • Still better then the verge build, hey !!

    LimitlessProd OfficielLimitlessProd OfficielPred 2 urami
  • Watching this makes me so glad I had people to help me with my first computer.

    ArtemisArgent21ArtemisArgent21Pred 2 urami
  • Now please make this video again, with a live readout of Linus' heart rate monitor on screen. call it a bps counter ;-)

    Johan van RoekelJohan van RoekelPred 3 urami
  • This made me sweat

    F15HA 82F15HA 82Pred 3 urami
  • i fit a 1660 super in to a 1 grand build lmao and still have decent parts

    NimgamezNimgamezPred 3 urami
  • Women.

    Pvt. GroundmissPvt. GroundmissPred 3 urami
  • Can we get a video of her reacting to your reaction of her building it?

    GrandMasta FlexGrandMasta FlexPred 3 urami
  • lol what a rough build and i thought i was heavy handed.

    Sam VegaSam VegaPred 3 urami
  • She gives me John travolta vibes

    bbfan84bbfan84Pred 3 urami
  • 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?

    Leon H.Leon H.Pred 3 urami
  • 0:40 sounds like a Japanese game show - Deal or Ordeal.

    Robert Witt JrRobert Witt JrPred 3 urami
  • I got stressed watching her. Think I'll buy a ready made next time.

    Nicholas FoxNicholas FoxPred 3 urami
  • This is pure gold. God Bless Sarah for doing this.

    GreenGreenPred 3 urami
  • Stop simping guys. She is an idiot. It's ok to be unskilled. But she laughs at the prospect of destroying expensive equipment.

    MDMMDMPred 3 urami
  • Is this girl available to build my PC?

    Dave the Uber SlaveDave the Uber SlavePred 3 urami
  • That was surprisingly not bad! if it passes the shake test yur good!

    John PrattJohn PrattPred 3 urami
  • Where do you put the beans?

    BreadenBreadenPred 3 urami
  • 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 )

    Ulrik ElristanUlrik ElristanPred 3 urami
  • My anxiety was off the chart watching this!

    Jonathon CarpenterJonathon CarpenterPred 4 urami
  • 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.

    HexabloxHexabloxPred 4 urami
  • Better than the verge guide....but man....this also really pissed me off too lol

    Jose ColotlaJose ColotlaPred 4 urami
  • I've been waiting on a GPU for months ;_;

    Find & SeekFind & SeekPred 4 urami
  • This is a great video

    Kevin MedinaKevin MedinaPred 4 urami
  • love the shaking hahaha, and sarah is perfectly "goofy" on camera.

    VaiseroVaiseroPred 4 urami
  • 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)

    Pr3pp3r ChanPr3pp3r ChanPred 4 urami
  • "I'm gonna be gentle with everything" *proceeds to wobble the vga card up and down several times and pulling it out like excalibur*

    GiandraGiandraPred 5 urami
  • 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.

    Joni LundbergJoni LundbergPred 5 urami
  • Whats a better horror flick? A train to Busan or watching this young lady build this computer? .......... Yeah, the answer is clear.

    Know OneKnow OnePred 5 urami
  • I built mine and jeez findin a gpu was the biggest pain in my ass

    Smoke StackSmoke StackPred 5 urami
  • The best pc to build rn is none

    RyaaanRyaaanPred 5 urami
  • 13:21 uuuhhhh should I put it face down maybe? "...yeah." lmfao'd

    jDally987jDally987Pred 5 urami
  • This was painful to watch.

    Connor WintonConnor WintonPred 5 urami
  • This was great but it hurt my soul to watch her shake the motherboard xD

    Alex DaviesAlex DaviesPred 6 urami
  • Sarah: I dont like those orange accents Also Sarah: picks the ugliest motherboard possible.

    Trey JohnsonTrey JohnsonPred 6 urami
  • Sarah represents 90% of pc gamers i've met in facebook groups

    David PlataDavid PlataPred 7 urami
  • She should shake her head and check if her brain is really in or at the right place or she even has a brain

    Vinay KaduVinay KaduPred 7 urami
  • Sarah BUTTTTTT

    Danny DannyDanny DannyPred 7 urami
  • Sarah's voice is so cute 😌😌

    Minhal haiderMinhal haiderPred 7 urami
  • The issue of tricky was something I faced with windshield wiper blades, learned they replace them for free at auto shops.

    NarobiiNarobiiPred 7 urami
  • Idk if she is acting or she is dumb af Girl just watch a video on SLworlds u dumb F

    Vinay KaduVinay KaduPred 7 urami
  • a 'friend' who shops for badminton racquets by best paint job. so that is how linus shops for it.

    NarobiiNarobiiPred 7 urami
  • i was just cringing the entire time along side Linus....

    Official PondusOfficial PondusPred 7 urami
  • Is that a joke? :D

    LoLLoLPred 7 urami
  • Well if Agent Sarah is looking for a good time.... I can surely make some great recommendations on steam for her new pc!

    J KnoxJ KnoxPred 7 urami
  • her shaking the board to check connections is the best thing I saw all day so far.

    mumrah73mumrah73Pred 8 urami
  • 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

    mumrah73mumrah73Pred 8 urami
  • I never laughed so hard.

    John SwansonJohn SwansonPred 8 urami
  • 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.

    John SwansonJohn SwansonPred 8 urami
  • 💰Bill Gates already did🤤

    Cristina Lexy Reef TankCristina Lexy Reef TankPred 8 urami
  • looks like it not so original but - RTFM BEFORE

    ПЦПЦPred 8 urami
  • Lmao Linus when the cooler flops on the paste

    Schnozistan CzarSchnozistan CzarPred 9 urami
  • Who here made the mistake of the io shield when they were n00bs?

    Timothy GibneyTimothy GibneyPred 9 urami
  • It’s like she’s waving a lighter over a cheque for 1500 dollars . And Linus is just hoping it won’t catch fire

    Crypto KappaCrypto KappaPred 9 urami
  • This is like the only time I’ve seen Linus get this heated

    Megalofish PlaysMegalofish PlaysPred 9 urami
  • when she bent the GPU I lost it

    Nick MajorNick MajorPred 9 urami
  • this is one of the funniest videos I have ever watcehd

    Nick MajorNick MajorPred 9 urami
  • i'M gOnNa bE gENtLe

    Nick MajorNick MajorPred 9 urami
  • This made me laugh and stressed me out. Had a knot in my stomach after it was over.

    Agoura_SteveAgoura_StevePred 9 urami
  • 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

    Joao FariaJoao FariaPred 9 urami
  • she kept shacking it upside down

    ZrqXツZrqXツPred 9 urami
  • oh my god this is the scariest video I' have seen in 2021 !!

    Edoardo BaroloEdoardo BaroloPred 9 urami
  • How dare you!

    意味不明意味不明Pred 9 urami
  • Oh oh no the gpu that's aaah there are no words to explain how I feel

    Aaron NegruAaron NegruPred 10 urami
  • Did she ever screw in the graphics card or is it still wobbling in there??

    Claudio FjoraClaudio FjoraPred 10 urami
  • 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 🙄.

    KawabxlKawabxlPred 10 urami
  • First we hate girls and then I realize, girls actually doing something is fantastic. She is great!

    jockemustafajockemustafaPred 10 urami
  • "It's In" That's what she said

    Beginner AlBeginner AlPred 10 urami
  • 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

    Tom WrightTom WrightPred 10 urami
  • linus actually knows about paintball? note how he doesnt even call it a gun, and knows different types of paintball such as woodsball, cool.

    Nathan'sLifeNathan'sLifePred 11 urami
  • Duct tape. Nothing it can't fix

    Advaith C AAdvaith C APred 11 urami
  • 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.

    nickrowannickrowanPred 11 urami
  • Loving the Blundstones @25:06 😍🙏

    GlenjimenGlenjimenPred 11 urami
  • its good that shes cute

    Chairman Pooh BearChairman Pooh BearPred 11 urami
  • a real dte person great to watch. (Down To Earth)

    Mike StandenMike StandenPred 11 urami
  • obnoxious, fire that monster

    Baaa ToodaBaaa ToodaPred 11 urami
  • it hurts and im scared the whole time watching this >_

    soezsoezsoezsoezPred 12 urami
  • I'm disappointed there's no clip of her adding the stickers. those weren't there before!! the mystery is nagging at me...

    Alan JurisichAlan JurisichPred 12 urami
  • bruh watching her is making my computer slow down

    A Lonely SquidA Lonely SquidPred 12 urami
  • 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

    Michael WasowiczMichael WasowiczPred 12 urami
  • 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.

    Timothy LowTimothy LowPred 12 urami
  • 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.

    Russ MichaelsRuss MichaelsPred 12 urami