It's been 10 YEARS since they cracked open this gaming PC. I'm going in!

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Today is very nostalgic as we're taking a close-up look at my friends' decade old gaming PC! It was super high-end (at the time) and features all kinds of fun hardware, including an especially unique Cooler Master chassis. I may even gut the entire system and fill it with modern hardware, because that's just something I do sometimes.
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It's been 10 YEARS since they cracked open this gaming PC. I'm going in!
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KOMMENTARE
Bitwit
Bitwit Vor 2 Monate
How ever many likes this video has is how many RX 6000 GPUs will be available on launch day.
Achronic Deth
Achronic Deth Vor 10 Tage
how hot does that thing get
Dylan Finch
Dylan Finch Vor 16 Tage
What is the little speaker strapped to the bottom of that case?
tml
tml Vor Monat
this aged well
Sethir
Sethir Vor Monat
Worst prophecizer ever!
U A
U A Vor 2 Monate
@Imabot wait the 3080’s exist?!! I thought it wasn’t real
AArdy AArdvark
AArdy AArdvark Vor 2 Stunden
Would have been more interesting to see what FPS there is by just swapping out the GPU
VirtualBoy_gaming
VirtualBoy_gaming Vor 4 Stunden
lol my name is ian and it felt a bit wierd
Venca Vajsochr
Venca Vajsochr Vor 10 Stunden
Damn, i had this case back in 2010 with 4870x2. Top tier FURNANCE.
jirja3
jirja3 Vor 14 Stunden
I expected to see some old fancy CPU cooler and its Intel stock one...
Dapper Relic4
Dapper Relic4 Vor 20 Stunden
I have a 12 year old pc that i use daily
ZUM
ZUM Vor 22 Stunden
an entry level cpu now doesnt even have as many cores as that i7 the exact cpu that i am talking about is the amd athlon 3000g
Parker B
Parker B Vor 23 Stunden
Have 16gb of the Vengeance ram in my system... makes me want to upgrade!
The FVR
The FVR Vor Tag
Reminds me of the Thermaltake Tsunami
Nathan's Stuff
Nathan's Stuff Vor Tag
Don't mind the 122 degree temps for (shader)
Tony Lester
Tony Lester Vor 2 Tage
Should have removed the bottom card and tested it again. If its not running the second one it could slow the fps down.
Lucas Perez
Lucas Perez Vor 3 Tage
Cool I love it really so much you are so amazing
Kyle Ruggles
Kyle Ruggles Vor 3 Tage
Wow, this was my previous PC , but with the 950, 12gb of ram, and a GTX 460. I just just upgraded to the 3700x with a 580 I got for 90$ last year. Seriously, the first gen I7's were great! Power hungry but as I sit here going from tab to tab on my computer, I don't feel much of a difference, but I do with photo editing, phew! Still.. not the gain I was expecting going from a 64gb ssd in 2010 to an NVME in 2021. SSD's were affordable, if you just only used your OS and a few special programs on a 64gb drive, I believe I got mine at the time for $200, which coming from conventional platers, was mindblowing.
Magma
Magma Vor 4 Tage
okay
Male Darvis
Male Darvis Vor 4 Tage
one of those old permantent mouse pads from the 2000s lol i was little and my pap had one on his desk
Ivan Ivanov
Ivan Ivanov Vor 4 Tage
The only thing u used from the old pc is the psu and the case and u call this uodate
Kyle Reeping
Kyle Reeping Vor 5 Tage
As for your comment of "technology is moving so quickly..." honestly, that's less of an issue in the last 5-8 years. Ever since cpu manufacturers have been focusing on # of cores and not clock speed, you can run a ton of new games on significantly older hardware. (Because most games (even today) are so poorly multithreaded that it doesn't matter, only clock speed matters.) My current CPU is 6 years old (6700k) and I can still run every modern game on the highest settings (unless the game is a PoS). My gpu is overkill for playing at 1080p, and I could easily run a GPU from that era (Like a 980ti) as well and still get above 60 fps.
Kyle Reeping
Kyle Reeping Vor 5 Tage
I may be alone in this, but I freaking LOVE old cases. Especially old cases with removable motherboard trays. They were AWESOME. If they only had better cable management and support for USB3 IO I'd use them more often. They're just... so sturdy. EDIT: Oh yeah and if they only support 80 mm fans that's not super cool, but still fun for a computer where you're not worried about noise.
h0k4g3
h0k4g3 Vor 5 Tage
"Remember booting off a 120 gig ssd" me booting off a 120 gig hdd
Ploper Dung
Ploper Dung Vor Tag
oof
Nick Overton
Nick Overton Vor 5 Tage
Adding in the old ass PSU "Bomb has been planted"
Jon-bomb Vidz
Jon-bomb Vidz Vor 5 Tage
I think the blue in pink mat should be the crazy diamond colour
fire surfer
fire surfer Vor 6 Tage
You should hear my old setup with dual amd 2100 cpus and a crapload of fans. After a couple years I stopped and realized it sounded like a hurricane.
Ben Boy
Ben Boy Vor 6 Tage
One thing that I find funny is almost every single time he builds PC it turns on immediately without anything going wrong
Don Chubb
Don Chubb Vor 6 Tage
Reusing a 10 yr old power supply? I too like to live dangerously.
Le Doynier
Le Doynier Vor 3 Tage
that RX5600 will release the magic smoke soon :p
AgentDuck
AgentDuck Vor 6 Tage
I would paint these parts in silver metal on black
Smedleydog1
Smedleydog1 Vor 7 Tage
Man, it sure is, yellow........ Kinda pokes you right in the eye.
Screw You
Screw You Vor 7 Tage
Monkey see monkey do. Cumon it's like a disease every one of u idiots doing same retro pc content.
Ethan's Youth Soccer
Ethan's Youth Soccer Vor 7 Tage
My dad has this case. All silver Wavemaster. Still uses it with an i7.
Limmo Nade
Limmo Nade Vor 7 Tage
just sent my i7-920 to retirement. served me very well for over 11 years and i'm a bit sad, but that was a hell of a CPU! With hyperthreading i could game on this thing and have some other programs open without problems. And it didn't even have any defect. was running as smooth as in 2009. bye bye my friend. have fun in CPU heaven :'(
Romik gaming
Romik gaming Vor 7 Tage
your xxl mouse is too small for me XD
Pr Rocker
Pr Rocker Vor 7 Tage
It hurts that I'm still running a radeon 6950 in my own system lol and thats because you can't buy any graphics card rn
MrMartin48705
MrMartin48705 Vor 7 Tage
No,no,no,no, yo gettin it all wong Kywe, sitty-naan-fitty is mo dan sitty-ey-handit, so it betta, numba say it alone Kywe.
Korey Brown
Korey Brown Vor 7 Tage
with the ketchup and mustard you can take a black marker and just color them black!, trust me ive done it before lol
a c
a c Vor 8 Tage
I still have my i7 930/SLI GTX470 computer. The processor works fairly nice as an Unraid server. Ever since I got into PC building around 2009, I do a gaming computer upgrade every 2-3 years and my computers just continuously get demoted down to my other computers. Got my i5 10600/RTX2070 current gaming PC, i5 4690/GTX970 living room HTPC/light gaming computer, i3 10100 security computer and finally the i7 930 as the Unraid plex/NAS computer. This year, I finally got rid of an AMD Phenom2 and a AMD APU computer. I will probably look into building an AMD 5800/RX6800 build and do the whole process over again when stuff gets back in stock which will finally see the i7 930 going away.
Kickbutguy14
Kickbutguy14 Vor 8 Tage
Funny enough, I have a case that is similar but a different color and front panel. One of the cool features is that you can completely take out the motherboard tray so you don't have to set the case on it's side.
Nightbot's Spirit
Nightbot's Spirit Vor 9 Tage
Hey @Bitwit! I was going to build a computer because it seems quite interesting to do but I was wondering if you could give me a couple of pointers on how to do it properly and I have a question. Can I spray paint a psu if I take the insides out and spray paint the silver casing black.
Pleb Failsworth
Pleb Failsworth Vor 9 Tage
the fans on the pc go round and round...
Hakken NR
Hakken NR Vor 9 Tage
Ien and jazzmen? :D oke :D
Aidan Chappelle
Aidan Chappelle Vor 9 Tage
"Can't imagine it would be super sustainable now" I've been gaming on a Core 2 Duo E8400 with minimal lag for the past three years Edit: I also get 45°C on max load
Deftonius
Deftonius Vor 10 Tage
The outside is very similar to my 15 year old build with an old Thermaltake case. Airflow? Never head of it. The inside? Mine looks like a the "after" picture of throwing a stack of mobos into a wood chipper.
kaiamoana
kaiamoana Vor 10 Tage
Me still using a 10 year old case with modern hardware XD
Corpski Gaming
Corpski Gaming Vor 10 Tage
Looks like a cyberpunk promo item that went in storage after years of delays XD
fukallogy
fukallogy Vor 11 Tage
I had an i7-920 clocked from 2.66ghz to 4.0 on air, using a Thermalright 1366-RT cooler, stable on prime-95 for 24 hours. Had that clock for 7 years until it finally burned out and that was probably because I never bothered to change the thermal paste on it. I still have that chip laying a round just for the memories. I remember that thing blew everything else out of the water when they released. They were really something else.
Razziez
Razziez Vor 11 Tage
Lamborghini yellow case
FatCatMedia
FatCatMedia Vor 11 Tage
that’s the mobo i’m still using 😂
Al Kohallick
Al Kohallick Vor 12 Tage
Very cool.
Diciemia Game
Diciemia Game Vor 12 Tage
What is firewire?
Pixii
Pixii Vor 13 Tage
is there any websites that make custom mouse pads?
fire surfer
fire surfer Vor 6 Tage
Just google custom mouse pads.
robert4you
robert4you Vor 13 Tage
Videos like these are always interesting. Exciting to watch a 10 or 12 year old PC being "fixed" and upgraded. Thanks for this vid!
holdmebackbrah
holdmebackbrah Vor 13 Tage
How does anyone play a game with intels stock cpu cooler? Thing is terrible.
Owen Kennedy
Owen Kennedy Vor 14 Tage
I have a over 20 year old gaming pc that sits around but still works
TheDwarvenDefender
TheDwarvenDefender Vor 14 Tage
You can tell it has no airflow because that's the amount of dust it has after ten years.
Tim Bartels
Tim Bartels Vor 14 Tage
You should stop and give credit to the amazing longevity that x58 carried, especially if you threw a xeon chip in it. Also 2x2 ram is a waste...it was triple channel
An Ngo
An Ngo Vor 14 Tage
Crossfired 6950s? Thats some good sht ngl
John Cognetti
John Cognetti Vor 14 Tage
14:19 Oh dear god, I thought that guitar sound was coming from the fans at first...
tyson atkins
tyson atkins Vor 14 Tage
Give Ian and Jasmine a couple years they will be engaged in combat then
BlindSp0t
BlindSp0t Vor 14 Tage
That's so close to the first PC I built with my own money lol. I5 760, 8GB of Corsair Vengeance DDR3, XFire of 5870's. Took all my summer job money :D Nice trip down memory lane.
zieg feld
zieg feld Vor 15 Tage
God that case is ugly as fuck
William Castillo
William Castillo Vor 15 Tage
How much was this upgrade worth
woowbens Hacks
woowbens Hacks Vor 15 Tage
Cyberpunk build
gundam fan
gundam fan Vor 16 Tage
ill speak for Jay here and say you should have sleeved the rear 80mil fan cable lol good job tho dude
gundam fan
gundam fan Vor 16 Tage
that is a yellow PC
Andrew Paris
Andrew Paris Vor 16 Tage
That thing had to have gone through a couple of different builds before the specified "10 years ago". The case is ~16 years old. I had the 2nd version with two toned color, side ventilation and I/O. Best case I had before the CM690. ETA - The case I had was actually the slightly beefier CM Cavalier 3 CAV-T03. It shared the funky wave front, but had different branding, and if anything, worse front ventilation.
badass rap
badass rap Vor 16 Tage
my first that i custom built computer back in 2011 had a I7 960 6 core dual gtx 460's in sli it was killer back then. but now it is just my server. it also has 24GB or ddr3 RAM
mjc0961
mjc0961 Vor 16 Tage
Of course it's quiet. The side panel is off, so it actually has access to air. Put the panel on and I bet it would've done it's best PlayStation jet engine impression as it gasps desperately for air.
Hunter Glenn
Hunter Glenn Vor 16 Tage
Case reminds me of cyberpunk
Reaperkitten
Reaperkitten Vor 17 Tage
I got that same ram
itzame Dave
itzame Dave Vor 17 Tage
Still playing on my i7 920 and Gtx275 from 09
Faisal09
Faisal09 Vor 17 Tage
damn haven't heard Passion HIFI in a hot minute
Graeme Terry
Graeme Terry Vor 17 Tage
What's the name of this temperature monitor?
theonefrijoles
theonefrijoles Vor 17 Tage
This was fun to watch. I literally just swapped out my i7 950. I was always so proud of my rig lasting so long. Alas, it was really time to finally upgrade.
mark woodward
mark woodward Vor 18 Tage
Too Clean for a pc not opened for 10 years
Scatic HD
Scatic HD Vor 18 Tage
"Remember booting off a 120 gig ssd" No I dont remember since i still use 250 gb hdds
Pramienjager
Pramienjager Vor 19 Tage
I just want that case to make a Cyberpunk mod.
Elen Degenerate
Elen Degenerate Vor 19 Tage
This system will run far cry 3 better then my system with a 2080 ti does...pog
Andrew F.
Andrew F. Vor 17 Tage
pog
TTDGamer12
TTDGamer12 Vor 19 Tage
it reminds me about the film bumble bee
LiK
LiK Vor 19 Tage
Lmao, I have the same red SATA cables
JMUDoc
JMUDoc Vor 20 Tage
That Wave Master case was amazing - and this was the best colourway.
Mad_C2011
Mad_C2011 Vor 20 Tage
Hi. I was just wondering why an caddy wasnt used for the 2 ssd's instead of screwing them to one side of the case???
Dexsters 56
Dexsters 56 Vor 20 Tage
i wonder what youtubers do with all these old setups??... some of us gamers which dont got much cash could use them
Watsonega
Watsonega Vor 21 Tag
This was a great trip down memory lane. I remember having an intel i7 920 CPU AND 2x MSI twin frozr 6950s in crossfire myself! I still have one of them floating around. what a great vid!
Space Age Tech
Space Age Tech Vor 22 Tage
12:20 That was a spire, not a stealth.
Andrew F.
Andrew F. Vor 17 Tage
Thanks dude 😐
Simon Private
Simon Private Vor 22 Tage
Board is a p6x58 d premium, still got mine
Dial Up Dave
Dial Up Dave Vor 22 Tage
I thought 10 years ago was 2005.
Andrew F.
Andrew F. Vor 17 Tage
😳
Alf Nissen
Alf Nissen Vor 22 Tage
If the MB supports Xeons, I would just have popped a X5675 and a GTX 1650 super in there, and called it the day.
Alex
Alex Vor 22 Tage
Does that case have an advertisement on it lmao?
Yeah I'm asian
Yeah I'm asian Vor 22 Tage
My dad is an architect and had a bunch of these cases in his office. He gave me a fully built system in one for my birthday one year and I absolutely lost it. So much nostalgia with this video!
Ryan Engle
Ryan Engle Vor 23 Tage
Oh God, reusing a 10yr old PSU.....Even if its rated PSU's lose efficiency over time. I learned to never reuse PSU's in new builds.
Chris
Chris Vor 23 Tage
Hey, I just upgraded from an X58 platform myself! It's crazy they weren't running the RAM in triple channel mode! That's like one of the main perks of the platform.
Silver Wang
Silver Wang Vor 23 Tage
Still pisses over my QX9650 and GTX660Ti.
johnnyw2405
johnnyw2405 Vor 23 Tage
Strange choice to use 4 ram sticks with X58/s1366. That platform had triple channel memory support, so ideal ram configuration would of been 3 or 6 dimms.
The Lion Watches
The Lion Watches Vor 23 Tage
Can I have the components you removed?
twitch mania
twitch mania Vor 23 Tage
I hate how all these tech youtubers use the shittiest keyboards.
ZzTop's Beard Lice
ZzTop's Beard Lice Vor 23 Tage
Heck yea, my desktop is still rockin a i7 920. 👍🙂
FrenicX
FrenicX Vor 24 Tage
What the hell, they didn't even have the lga 1366 triple channel enabled with the RAM arrangement like that. I'm also surprised you didn't mention anything about it
Robert M
Robert M Vor 24 Tage
Nice video - Can't really call it upgrading, when you simply reuse the case, fans and Hdd/SSD (for storage). It's a new pc build in an old case. :P
Tristan Craven
Tristan Craven Vor 24 Tage
Wtf lol why didnt you just change the case too then it would have been a complete build lol that case is terrible .
Patrick Prafke
Patrick Prafke Vor 25 Tage
Throw a W3690 Xeon in there and it's ready to go again.
N3ON lol
N3ON lol Vor 25 Tage
Called the Raith spire the raith stealth, bruh
sheridan vieira
sheridan vieira Vor 25 Tage
should have just droped in a xeon x5675 6/c 12/t for 20 bucks
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