Why is AMD the Budget Option for Gamers?

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  • Dj Sharpe
    Dj Sharpe Pirms 5 Stundām

    Try and match price to performance of this build... uk prices £1200 full build including monitor keyboard mouse...

    • Dj Sharpe
      Dj Sharpe Pirms 5 Stundām

      Also keeping it aesthetically pleasing... certainly you can pick cheaper components... but would you really want that! What would you build for yourself with £1200 $1300???

  • AegisHyperon
    AegisHyperon Pirms 6 Stundām

    Xeon is significantly cheaper than Epyc, easy choice if you want ECC

  • Brian Jobim Tan
    Brian Jobim Tan Pirms 9 Stundām

    Would this work?
    Linus Tech Tips Challenge

    Component Selection Price

    AMD - Ryzen 7 1700X 3.4 GHz 8-Core Processor $169.88
    CPU Cooler

    Cooler Master - Hyper 212 RGB Black Edition 57.3 CFM CPU Cooler $36.99

    MSI - X370 GAMING PLUS ATX AM4 Motherboard $111.98

    Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $72.89

    Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $45.40

    Western Digital - Blue 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $64.89
    Video Card

    MSI - Radeon RX 570 8 GB ARMOR OC Video Card $139.99

    Cooler Master - MasterBox Lite 5 ATX Mid Tower Case $49.99
    Power Supply

    Corsair - CX (2017) 650 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $49.89

  • SaltyScrubLord
    SaltyScrubLord Pirms 15 Stundām

    Can ROG STRIX Z390-I GAMING, i know its not posible but can it use Ryzen 7 processor? i overheard some1 pairing it with it, and i coundlt find anywhere the answer. And i asume its a no but wtf are they doing then? and if it is posible, how?

  • Shokwavx
    Shokwavx Pirms 15 Stundām

    I'd love to see this at different price points: $1000, $1500...

  • Михайло Заклецький

    650w? Really? :)))

  • Erick Harianto
    Erick Harianto Pirms dienas +1

    Strange I tried to build all new pc...AMD is way cheaper for entry-med level PC build, I did a performance and price research

  • Vert343
    Vert343 Pirms dienas

    The other thing useful on AMD based systems, I could chuck a Ryzen 3 3300x in my current 1300x motherboard without a problem,
    I couldnt chuck an Intel i3-9100 into a 7100's mobo with just a bios upgrade

  • Vert343
    Vert343 Pirms dienas +1

    Intel top CPU in the UK: £500-1000
    AMD top CPU in the UK: £300-500

  • John E
    John E Pirms dienas

    My $1000 AMD build is just as fast as my girlfriend's intel and nvidia build. And costs $600 less..I actually bave better performance when Im multitasking because of the 6 cores and 12 threads of the ryzen 2600 paired with the 16 gigs of 3200 RAM.

  • Yeets In Blyat
    Yeets In Blyat Pirms 2 dienām

    I’ll save ya 12 minutes. It’s because they provide similar performance in the low and mid range, for a good bit less.

  • You Don't Need To Know Sh!t
    You Don't Need To Know Sh!t Pirms 2 dienām +2

    i am poor i stuck with my i3 6100 and gtx 960 :D

  • Evan Gangle
    Evan Gangle Pirms 2 dienām

    yeah but you can get the r3 1200 on newegg for $80 and that creams anything intel has to offer at that price.

  • sKyRyu
    sKyRyu Pirms 2 dienām +1

    I hate when someone goes like intel totally suck..
    Not worth it..
    Amd is better.. Intel suck..
    I personally bought a pc in late 2012-13ish.a i5 3rd gen.. And it is still freaking working right now... It sometimes have load pressure and lag a bit... But It is old AF....
    I think if u got a pretty good budget.. Then intel is one of beat..
    But budget pc amd is ruling rn

  • Tobias Stamenkovic
    Tobias Stamenkovic Pirms 2 dienām

    Was "allmost" interesting... Would have loved to see both rigs with a 1660, and figure how much additional goodness you get from the CPU side of things.
    I mean, if your looking for sort ofa game console replacement that was actually not bad, but alot of us arent just interested in gaming performance "only".
    You see, when half my cores and clogged up by some VM running in the background etc i DO care for them cores and RAM. Oh the sweet RAM... :P

  • John Doe
    John Doe Pirms 3 dienām

    What would life had been like if Cyrix lived.

    CRAZY TV Pirms 3 dienām

    Im using Ryzen 3 2200g with 8gb DDR4 dual channel ram without a dedicated GPU still I can play most of the modern titles without any issues.Its great APU if your budget is low

  • Rajesh Mandal
    Rajesh Mandal Pirms 3 dienām

    No you are wrong it's all about money.. if i had lot's of money i m not buying shit to play Games 🤦😂

  • dapper mole-rat
    dapper mole-rat Pirms 3 dienām +2

    Please focus more on CPU heavy tasks, games rely too much on GPU performance.

    CSHARP Pirms 4 dienām

    Find them.. SURP-RYZEN!!!!

  • Edward Aquilina
    Edward Aquilina Pirms 4 dienām

    Can you please redo this test with high end parts?

  • Houze
    Houze Pirms 4 dienām

    This would be more fun to watch if it was used parts off of ebay.

  • ravenwda007
    ravenwda007 Pirms 4 dienām

    My i7 3770k 4.4ghz is still going strong. Might go amd in a year or two

  • Rami Bos
    Rami Bos Pirms 5 dienām +3

    New title: is AMD more consumer friendly?
    - cheaper processors
    - cheaper motherboards
    - good cooler included with the most processors
    - all unlocked
    - years long chipset support for future upgrades
    AMD lacks a bit in IPC but all we "poor" folks need is 60-100FPS so no need for more than 4Ghz.

    • Vert343
      Vert343 Pirms dienas

      AMD also has backwards compaitibility from Ryzen 3000 to 1000 series motherboards and the other way around, making it even more pro-consumer

  • F A T A L - T λ C O
    F A T A L - T λ C O Pirms 5 dienām

    Yeah as an AMD owner, I am a bit on the poor side. And I am happy!

  • Mathew Leonard
    Mathew Leonard Pirms 6 dienām +3

    why the hell would you do a budget of 750 before taxes and shipping ? everybody is going to have to pay for that

  • bafare25
    bafare25 Pirms 6 dienām +1

    I've been using AMD for 18 years and I'm not poor.

  • jonzuk
    jonzuk Pirms 7 dienām

    Who's the guy with Linus does he have his own channel

  • Warsun
    Warsun Pirms 7 dienām

    Its at times like this i wonder if they even know AMD exist. Look. pcpartpicker.com/list/F2MNdX

  • Art None
    Art None Pirms 7 dienām +1

    In Russia amd 1.5 times cheaper than intel, and u can buy oem

    • Ulaş DOĞAN
      Ulaş DOĞAN Pirms 4 dienām

      And just by paying 500 rubles more you can get a decent cooler like Gammaxx 400, instead of using stock cooler.

  • Zoltoks
    Zoltoks Pirms 8 dienām

    I love my i5 8400 :D

  • Yusuf Sulaiman
    Yusuf Sulaiman Pirms 8 dienām

    The value I believe is not in the gaming for AMD. I would choose Intel over AMD if I want to create a gaming PC only. Period.
    But, if you have other things that you have to do with your pc such as video editing or programming and occasionally gaming, I would choose AMD over Intel.

    • Rane MstSage
      Rane MstSage Pirms 5 dienām

      With Ryzen, AMD is great for gaming, they have come along way.

  • Generic Scottish Channel
    Generic Scottish Channel Pirms 8 dienām

    I like the physical representation of the 2 with their laptops.

  • Judge Dredd
    Judge Dredd Pirms 8 dienām

    5:52 incompatible issues ??? what was wrong?

  • BroToPro
    BroToPro Pirms 8 dienām

    for me intel is only good if you can get like a 6th-7th gen system that's used for very cheap

  • Renato Lizardo
    Renato Lizardo Pirms 9 dienām

    You gotta buy the monitor though, gsync is way more expensive than freesync monitors.

  • Michael Davies
    Michael Davies Pirms 9 dienām

    First world problems aye , I wanna buy 3rd gen ryzen but I love intel

  • Dor .Eilon
    Dor .Eilon Pirms 9 dienām +3

    I would love to see a video like a 1500$ price

    • Dor .Eilon
      Dor .Eilon Pirms 9 dienām

      *a video like this for 1500$

  • wizardmole
    wizardmole Pirms 9 dienām

    I use AMD, and I can agree its for poor people XD

  • wizardmole
    wizardmole Pirms 9 dienām +1

    Ive been using an Athlon 200ge paired with a 1050 ti, and it does the job, for the price that is..

  • twertygo
    twertygo Pirms 10 dienām

    I'd like to see a mid range graphics cards performance

  • Bloodk
    Bloodk Pirms 10 dienām

    Honestly I think you should've benchmarked inside a case instead of a test bench since temperatures and airflow can play a huge role in a budget build like this.

    • Thino Kemell
      Thino Kemell Pirms 9 dienām

      there's not much difference, if the case has well planed good airflow then it can actually outperform an open air test bench but i do agree that the airflow can play a big role but it's a simple thing to avoid bad flow

  • Qta
    Qta Pirms 11 dienām

    my overclocked 4770k is laughing at every AMD CPU.

  • xterva PC
    xterva PC Pirms 11 dienām

    that won't happen in my case with 500 dollar budget

  • Earls jr Computer
    Earls jr Computer Pirms 11 dienām

    i like intel better support in windows

  • Timothy Girdwood
    Timothy Girdwood Pirms 11 dienām

    Was he limited to Nvidia for some reason? He could have bought a vega 56 ($299) with that $40 left he had on his budget.

  • Raptore eninefour
    Raptore eninefour Pirms 12 dienām

    How much for an Anthony?

  • Splash _CSC
    Splash _CSC Pirms 12 dienām

    So do a video where you have 70 dollars in your pocket at the 10th of the month! For food water and to live off! Then buy a computer from some stupid used place! Wheres there some real important parts missing! Reality bro! Love your content! have a good one! Peace!

  • Nmotsch idontwannagivemyrealname

    "So that means I don't need a cooler anymore"
    Intel stock coolers, eww

  • Javier Godoy
    Javier Godoy Pirms 13 dienām

    For CPU go for ryzen they are the best For GPU go for nvidia a 256 bits Will be good

  • Robert King
    Robert King Pirms 14 dienām

    Seriously? 6 cores at half the clock speed is comparable? In what universe???

  • Not Given
    Not Given Pirms 15 dienām

    I'd like to see you guys do an analysis like this but for a Linux server build (nothing having to do with gaming, nor with video performance in general). I'd like to build some servers to use in-house (on-premises) to experiment with developing fast (no Internet-related speed restrictions) shared database applications and for other things that I don't want to have deployed in the cloud. Reliability and storage redundancy would be very important, whereas, CPU performance wouldn't be. A discussion of RAID controller options as well as JBOD controller options would be very nice also, as would issues pertaining to disk drive choices. Slower cooler-running and quiet drives would be my choice over louder, hotter-running, high-RPM drives.

  • Andrew Davis
    Andrew Davis Pirms 16 dienām

    A good cooler might let the 8400 stay closer to its 4ghz boost clock for longer

  • MyFestivus
    MyFestivus Pirms 16 dienām

    AMD has always been for the "budget minded".

  • M Z W N
    M Z W N Pirms 17 dienām

    Can you make budget gaming pc amd r5 2600? And rx580? Plsssss

  • Wut
    Wut Pirms 18 dienām

    Well amd is much better and cheaper and I play amd supported games

    PERIODIC TABLE Pirms 19 dienām

    All hail the PC Master Race! Whether you're a fan of intel or AMD.

  • Nanta
    Nanta Pirms 19 dienām

    That AMD rig is almost the same as mine

    SAYAM.S SANGHVI Pirms 20 dienām


  • foosfighter
    foosfighter Pirms 20 dienām

    no SSD is a fail build

  • Matthew Friedley
    Matthew Friedley Pirms 20 dienām

    Hey guys. I love your channel. I'm clueless when it comes to what to get for a computer gaming build. What would you suggest for around 500 to 600 dollars. (American) dont know where to start other than just checking out PC part picker and watch a lot of videos on builds. Thanks.

  • Broken Piano Tunes
    Broken Piano Tunes Pirms 20 dienām

    Just finished building my friends PC with an Ryzen 5 QED it runs smoother than my i5 8th gen build, not faster, just smoother in game.

  • Wade Carlson
    Wade Carlson Pirms 20 dienām

    Overclocking doesn't get you much... The i58400 route would beat the amd hands down

  • Wade Carlson
    Wade Carlson Pirms 20 dienām +1

    The i5 8400 beats most amd chips in gaming and it's super cheap... You can get an Intel motherboard cheap that runs the i5 8400... No reason to spend more on amd lol

    FORS4TAN Pirms 21 dienas

    5-10% is still a benefit. Benefits not the logo win.

  • Benjamin Frost
    Benjamin Frost Pirms 21 dienas

    Do this again for AMD vs Nvidia graphics

  • vmws
    vmws Pirms 21 dienas

    What about a ryzen5 2600 and a gtx 1060

  • Jonathan Padron
    Jonathan Padron Pirms 22 dienām

    Just built my first pc with more or less the best I could’ve bought 2080, 9900k, 360mm cooler. I’m planning on doing a cool cheap build in the future so I wanna go the amd route and build a good rig for maybe 500$

  • Antti Tolamo
    Antti Tolamo Pirms 22 dienām

    There is also TOC. Intel has bit harder upgrade path for CPU's and motherboard than AMD. Costs more as you may need to change motherboard if you get new Intel CPU. If both are close otherwise it makes more sense to buy AMD as it gives you more options to upgrade.

  • MIke M
    MIke M Pirms 22 dienām +1

    You are building a budget air cooled pc and you are worried about overclocking lol.

  • Rné S.
    Rné S. Pirms 22 dienām

    Ryzen 7 3700x or i7 9700k for gaming ?

  • Shaun Anderson
    Shaun Anderson Pirms 22 dienām

    Where was that cooler on the AMD price list? Bullshit.

  • whssy
    whssy Pirms 22 dienām

    Anthony should expand into ASMR videos. Such a calming voice.

  • Wil Post
    Wil Post Pirms 23 dienām +1

    Anthony needs to do something about that comb-over. Just own the hairline, dude.

    • Sang Kim
      Sang Kim Pirms 22 dienām

      Ahahaha that made me lol

  • Real Solid Air
    Real Solid Air Pirms 23 dienām

    Here is what i put together for 750 (prices may fluctuate) pcpartpicker.com/list/XpQNtg

  • Alkhemist 95
    Alkhemist 95 Pirms 23 dienām

    So Linus from the past already knows the result of the build-off all along.

  • Blurp Bibablobop
    Blurp Bibablobop Pirms 24 dienām +2

    Amd is the way to go for ECC ram.

  • Eric Broderick
    Eric Broderick Pirms 24 dienām

    Bcause you can get a 6 core R5 2600 for $169?

  • Rui Kazane
    Rui Kazane Pirms 25 dienām

    *"Budget Option"* Thumbnail shows no money in wallet
    And Intel's quad core was faster with the FX processors(CPUID CPU-Z benchmark)

  • Maxonerous X
    Maxonerous X Pirms 25 dienām +1

    I laughed because Anthony's build is basically mine with a different PSU, HDD and SSD and a 1660 ti instead of a 2060. I think the case is even the same, mine's from DIYPC

  • Ryrin
    Ryrin Pirms 25 dienām

    The very fact that you had to switch to a non-k CPU to make the Intel build more competitive is all the more reason not to support the shitty practice of locked CPUs. And that means not supporting Intel at all. Also you're still inflating the price of the build by not considering AMD cards that can match a 2060 for far less money. Money that you can then use to include an SSD because who the hell builds a computer without an SSD these days?

  • Finn Buhse
    Finn Buhse Pirms 25 dienām

    is that a far to expensive motherboard i see? lvclip.com/video/SEszLdXMMu4/video.html
    completely inaccurate results


  • Emmanuel Gallardo
    Emmanuel Gallardo Pirms 25 dienām

    $9 for 5% improvement? (Intel) Smh waste of money.

  • ShoneDaddy
    ShoneDaddy Pirms 26 dienām

    The 6 core 12 thread 2600 will age WAY better than the 8400.

  • ELMolliez
    ELMolliez Pirms 26 dienām

    This was amazing

  • Devon Farmer
    Devon Farmer Pirms 26 dienām

    It helps that AMD has an easier naming structure

  • Nikjooo
    Nikjooo Pirms 26 dienām +2

    It would have made much more sense to have gone with a 9400f intel rather than the 8400. The 9400f is faster and cheaper than the 8400 and would have beaten the ryzen 2600x in most games. Also, going with a 1TB HDD is a big mistake in my opinion, when you can get a 500gb SSD for almost the same price. That's cutting corners at the wrong place. A SSD makes the whole desktop experience so much better, plus games load much faster.
    This is an ABOUT build i would have done i.imgur.com/BpDGNqW.png ... Since partaker does not always list all deals, some parts i would have chosen differently. You can for example get a zalman s3 case for about $33 currently on newegg which would have been my preference even if it does not fit high coolers like the hyper 212.

    VLADIULNIK Pirms 27 dienām

    This segment should have a show. Loved it :)

  • Jeffrey Kakes
    Jeffrey Kakes Pirms 28 dienām

    Where can I get those floating led wall shelves? So cool!

  • Pixelata
    Pixelata Pirms 28 dienām

    after looking at both options, amd looks like a much better option

  • Brian H
    Brian H Pirms 28 dienām

    How about performance per watt? What if I'd pay more up front to save on electricity costs long term, but still have good performance?

  • SiegeWorks Studio
    SiegeWorks Studio Pirms 29 dienām +1

    Brace yourself, the NAVI GPU's are coming.

  • Outtheredude
    Outtheredude Pirms 29 dienām

    More room left in the Intel budget? RGB strips to take it over the top for all the FPS over AMD of course! :-P

  • Randy Chavez
    Randy Chavez Pirms 29 dienām +7

    Seeing Intel fanboys getting triggered is proof that AMD has come a long way.

  • Valentine
    Valentine Pirms 29 dienām

    I choose AMD because they currently aren’t trying to fuck me in the ass (without lube to save some money)

  • Zeeko Nyan
    Zeeko Nyan Pirms Mēneša

    "So pencils down" ???????

  • Tomz Navz
    Tomz Navz Pirms Mēneša +2

    this is stupid, in the actual benchmark they used a radiator cooler on amd they should just use the stock cooler on amd and limit the overclocking capabilities of ryzen 2600, you have to spend on a expensive cooler first. otherwise it wont win to intel 8400 stock cpu

  • Justin Ramos
    Justin Ramos Pirms Mēneša

    more at 1000!

  • ben -
    ben - Pirms Mēneša +1

    Anthony would look amazing dressed like a king

  • Explostax
    Explostax Pirms Mēneša

    Nice Samsung Watch Linus