The ULTIMATE Powerhouse Sleeper PC

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  • Published: 21 January 2019
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    Margaret, oh Margaret. Potentially the build that caused the most stress ever, taking over a month to complete due to every step having loads of strange complications. But in the end.. oh she's a beauty.

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  • Linus Tech Tips
    Linus Tech Tips   10 months back

    Sorry for the resolution.... it was fully processed up to 4K before we went live. Once it goes live, 360p. We've reached out to YouTube to try to figure out what the heck is going on. So frustrating...

    • Dankalor
      Dankalor  2 weeks back

      So you’re apologizing because we watched in 360p wow

    • Timcat100
      Timcat100  2 months back

      The resolution was fine. I now have a windows 2000 product key. Thx

    • 808Wood
      808Wood  4 months back

      ***Pro Tip*** Double sided tape sucks. use painters tape. put it on both pieces you want to glue. on one side put super glue, on the other put bleach, stick together , hold 10 secs. Boom works way better than anything you can buy...*** also*** bleach is an accelerator for super glue*** you can buy accelerator in a spray can but bleach is cheaper.

    • Benjamin Hausmann
      Benjamin Hausmann  6 months back

      I would call him Thor and not magaret xd but i like this it was a great team work there

    • Benjamin Hausmann
      Benjamin Hausmann  6 months back

      i love this old cases cause i was a kid ad that time when amiga and so on i love them nice pc man

  • vyglow
    vyglow  12 hours back

    I got a pretty high-end pc but these videos make me want even more

    • David Rodríguez
      David Rodríguez  24 hours back

      Jokes on you, I got a free Windows 2000 License.

      • grhsep3
        grhsep3  2 days back

        4:08 FAIL

        • Ignas Montvydas
          Ignas Montvydas  2 days back

          In the end where the pc was recealed in her full glory it was obvious that the CPU cooling fitting isin't straight

          • Joao Pereira
            Joao Pereira  3 days back

            Reminds me of rainbow 6

            • James Field
              James Field  3 days back

              That reveal though D: holy shite!!

              • Nathaniel Christmas
                Nathaniel Christmas  4 days back

                You should rent your pcs to people

                • avbarbertebeverballe
                  avbarbertebeverballe  5 days back

                  you need more cooling to cnc the aluminium. Alu is weird like that, it REALLY needs a ton of cooling. Its nothing like steel at all. Essentielly you should be thinking about it like you are milling play dough. Super soft and will melt if you fart on it.

                  • Teitoku _
                    Teitoku _  7 days back

                    I liked the IBM PC-look monitor he had in the back at 0:50

                    • Keegan Davis
                      Keegan Davis  7 days back

                      He got it as a gift along with an IBM 5150 sleeper. The video was pretty cool.

                  • David Grant
                    David Grant  1 weeks back

                    Never pizza when you should french fry. You're gonna have a bad time!

                    • Estelle Bright
                      Estelle Bright  1 weeks back

                      The most weird part for me is the last part. I get it, sound epic, but weird at the same time. And with all the bass the AirPods pro can possibly muster, it is still not enough for the mood. In short, weird. However otherwise an astonishingly well made setup.


                      PS: no idea what a sleeper PC means.

                      • Troy wellman
                        Troy wellman  1 weeks back

                        10:25 oh yeah he for got to say a at the end cause hes canadian

                        • Firekey
                          Firekey  1 weeks back

                          10:18 When you want to tell there another TR comes out

                          • Patrick
                            Patrick  2 weeks back

                            Made sure to like for Alex's pain

                            • IshrakPROGamer 2K19
                              IshrakPROGamer 2K19  2 weeks back

                              1 Big huge mistake is the mouse and the keyboard

                              • DaCrazyDingo
                                DaCrazyDingo  2 weeks back

                                tape the bend and use a cheater bar to add leverage on the brake.

                                • Micah Holsted
                                  Micah Holsted  2 weeks back

                                  Linus you should sell these!

                                  • Ugly Goblen
                                    Ugly Goblen  2 weeks back

                                    That’s hot

                                    • Torgonuss
                                      Torgonuss  3 weeks back

                                      Wow I need one of these monitors myself...

                                      • Maxwell Darnell
                                        Maxwell Darnell  3 weeks back

                                        So , can I has Margaret? She would be treated very well in my home, and used to her full potential. Never know unless you ask right ? Lol

                                        • Aaron Dennis
                                          Aaron Dennis  3 weeks back

                                          Old sun micro case?

                                          • Cristian Vasiliu
                                            Cristian Vasiliu  3 weeks back

                                            Where can i buy one?

                                            • Aslan Puppet Productions

                                              Check out the 108$ sleeper I built. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1rjHxH30B8

                                              • blazeyboi
                                                blazeyboi  3 weeks back

                                                2:34 waiting on it...

                                                • OutlawPredator
                                                  OutlawPredator  3 weeks back

                                                  I’ve been watching your videos for a long time now, and it pains me that I can’t enjoy the pc world as much as you 😩 #nopc #canonlywish

                                                  • Alex K
                                                    Alex K  3 weeks back

                                                    Fuuuuuuck!!! I have same series tower!! Almost same . Except minor details. Bought it 2003, used. Changed it 6 times. Power on the bottom, take air front, bottom. Loosed "pull out motherboard" option. So I can install bigger CPU cooler.

                                                    • Starlesslemon
                                                      Starlesslemon  3 weeks back

                                                      It's not really a sleeper if you don't put the side panel on.

                                                      • The People's Bayonet
                                                        The People's Bayonet  3 weeks back

                                                        Good Guy Ivan out here makin' sure nobody misgenders the computers

                                                        • stevenw28
                                                          stevenw28  3 weeks back

                                                          poor Mr. Roughcut...

                                                          • welcometothejg :D
                                                            welcometothejg :D  4 weeks back

                                                            Rust isnt a crime. Rat rod PCs its about whats inside not the out.

                                                            • Omega
                                                              Omega  4 weeks back

                                                              Build a pc inside the water chiller case.

                                                              • David Fleisch
                                                                David Fleisch  4 weeks back

                                                                so sexy...i want it

                                                                • jay t
                                                                  jay t  4 weeks back

                                                                  I don't get prices in the US. No one has second hand or free old PCs, they are taken to recycle centres and never seen again as their shipped to India.

                                                                  Also the vice... $60. Those are like $5 or free in the UK, no one wants them.

                                                                  • js s
                                                                    js s  4 weeks back

                                                                    It looks like an old computer on the outside. However, I was very surprised to see that there was a huge high-end computer component inside. That's great. ^^~~~~~~~

                                                                    • Fabian Knoll
                                                                      Fabian Knoll  1 months back

                                                                      I vove the eisblock in this build :D

                                                                      • OneBoredCatbug
                                                                        OneBoredCatbug  1 months back

                                                                        Also, why is it pronounced Aloominum? Don't you guys using the US version of English also spell it as Aluminium?

                                                                        • OneBoredCatbug
                                                                          OneBoredCatbug  1 months back

                                                                          When I move out someday I might see myself making a custom nostalgia based computer, I need that nostalgia to get by.

                                                                          • Jmz Haz
                                                                            Jmz Haz  1 months back

                                                                            Okay, so, how much did Margaret cost?

                                                                            • Robert Adkins II
                                                                              Robert Adkins II  1 months back

                                                                              WOW! That looks exactly like my early 2000 PC, that I had capable of booting upwards of... 6 or 8 different Operating Systems...

                                                                              Win 98se, Win2k, WinNT4.0, BeOS, Linux, Solarisx86... FreeBSD....

                                                                              I was a NUT back then. LOL.

                                                                              • GunmetalSnail
                                                                                GunmetalSnail  1 months back

                                                                                If you guys are still interested in trying out the chiller build, I've got an old Dell T710 tower server that I'm not using.

                                                                                • Dimitri Loginowski
                                                                                  Dimitri Loginowski  1 months back

                                                                                  I watched this without sound and found your voice to still be annoying.

                                                                                  • Ethan Sparks
                                                                                    Ethan Sparks  1 months back

                                                                                    Dimitri Loginowski damn bro that’s crazy but I don’t remember anyone askin

                                                                                • Cédric Rosé
                                                                                  Cédric Rosé  1 months back

                                                                                  Seeing those tiny 80mm fans in the back next to the custom watercooling...
                                                                                  I hope you throttled them down for the noise... Or is it part of the sleeper deception to have them whine like old... ? 😅

                                                                                  • Pet Me Bobby
                                                                                    Pet Me Bobby  1 months back

                                                                                    Oh hey I forgot about that vintage pc in the background

                                                                                    • Double Check It
                                                                                      Double Check It  1 months back

                                                                                      I was hoping all the old drives would still work... Sad face.

                                                                                      • MrT. 06
                                                                                        MrT. 06  1 months back

                                                                                        NUT

                                                                                        • The Optional Kind
                                                                                          The Optional Kind  1 months back

                                                                                          I saw the comment then i realised that my resolution was set to 4K.

                                                                                          • Larry1980s
                                                                                            Larry1980s  1 months back

                                                                                            how did you add floppy drive on the motherboard ? Ive the same motherboard please any ideas??