Visiting Microcenter on RTX 3090 launch day was MIND BLOWING

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The line at Microcenter that spanned several days during RTX 3090 launch week was about way more than just GPUs. FASCINATING.
Shoutout to the awesome guys there who let me use their pictures and footage in the video. So great meeting everyone there!
Event photo credit: @whellhemabatayo on Instagram
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Interviewing people at Microcenter on RTX 3090 launch day was MIND BLOWING

Bitwit Vor 3 Monate
So so great meeting and talking to everyone there. Left me all fuzzy inside. Thankful to be part of such a wholesome community! And shoutout to Microcenter for letting me film inside their store. You guys rock
John the gamer
John the gamer Vor 18 Tage
Yes, BitWit another good video keep up the good work, I'm 17 Years Old and going on for about 3 years now I've been really interested in computers so one day when this pandemic is over I think me, you, Paul's Hardware, Linus Tech Tips, and Jay all should get together because y'all would really be impressed by my extensive knowledge of computers that I have and I included the word extensive because of watching y'all, my knowledge has gotten greater so thank you for all that each of y'all as you tubers do.
LiK Vor 18 Tage
This should win an award.
onlyeyeno Vor Monat
@matt a Unfortunately that is also pretty easily circumvented if You are willing to put some time or money into that. Which there always will be when there is money to be made.. Sad "state of things" Best regards
JoseitoEdlVodao Vor 2 Monate
They would never put this much interest in voting. bunch of addicts.
SirArnoldGrylls Vor 2 Monate
@SpadeAce91 I wish I could agree with this
Jeroen Reyns
Jeroen Reyns Vor 9 Stunden
name a more wholesome community, i'll wait
Mac Berg
Mac Berg Vor 15 Stunden
12:53 takes off sunglasses and proceeds to block sun with her hand instead. How is no one else talking about that it annoyed tf out of me lmao
Korey Brown
Korey Brown Vor 18 Stunden
Still cant get a 3080 in Canada lol fucking bullshit
Khalil Alcantara
Khalil Alcantara Vor Tag
Americans bro 🤣🤣🤣🤣
David Jones
David Jones Vor 2 Tage
Do retailers have any incentive to fix the bot problem? They sold the GPU’s, made their $$, who cares what happens after that.
Steve Heavens
Steve Heavens Vor 2 Tage
this was so cool to watch they made their own community thats awesome
Edgar Agapay
Edgar Agapay Vor 2 Tage
they no longer honor the customer made list. saw a 6800 in their inventory and just got back from there a few hours ago (said there are no GPUs and that the inventory on their site was a glitch). they said you have to wait in your car and at 10:30 theyll put out a QR code to scan that puts you in a virtual line
Vito S
Vito S Vor 3 Tage
If you need a card, go on the EVGA website and press "notify". Amazing gpu company.
YumixNightmare Vor 3 Tage
This looks like the one in So Cal... I drove 2 hours from Simi Valley to try to get one... and was told I needed a voucher. Wasted so much gas... couldn't call them either.
XSTickplayz Vor 4 Tage
I don’t know how to build my own pc and I was wondering if they can build it for you
Ed Cenatus
Ed Cenatus Vor 4 Tage
I love the fact that these cards are cheap but I hate the fuckery that comes in getting em this shits crazy. I’m def saving for a 3080 to or a 90 tho and I don’t even have a pc yet lol. I’m planning on building one and I know I want those cards.
KingBugz Vor 4 Tage
Sean, your ear situation with that mask is making my skin crawl. please. fix. it.
AbelTabel Vor 4 Tage
This was awesome!
Jake Averitt
Jake Averitt Vor 4 Tage
Lucky y’all got a micro center
hadji annihilator
hadji annihilator Vor 4 Tage
This is more about shutdowns than anything. Gaming is peaking right now because their is nothing else to do. So might as well get the best of the best sit down drink your beer smoke your weed and get immersed in virtual worlds.
shawne joiner
shawne joiner Vor 5 Tage
I like how gamers are more civilized than politicians
Andrew Belmonte-Russo
Andrew Belmonte-Russo Vor 5 Tage
Guaranteed everyone here is now in a Discord server together lol
jerome dome
jerome dome Vor 5 Tage
Ayro Vor 5 Tage
i wanna be friends with the black guy
Garfield Vor 6 Tage
So this dude cuts in 4th in line, yes? But then I remember him saying that at the time there were 15-16 people so he could’ve just gone to the back of the line and gotten a card still smh what an idiot
Gavin Haroche '25
Gavin Haroche '25 Vor 6 Tage
I got really lucky because I went to buy my 3080, everyone said they were out of stock, but I still took a look, and mixed with the 2070s, hidden within the stacks of 2070s, there was an Asus tug gaming 3080. I never felt so lucky before.
The Zapper
The Zapper Vor 7 Tage
This was great. Great Job doing this video and stay safe!
Paul Johnson
Paul Johnson Vor 7 Tage
I could never understand ppl waiting that amount of time for a gpu it's ridiculous.
John Hunt
John Hunt Vor 8 Tage
The annoyed marble geographically develop because cloakroom fortuitously flap without a educated tip. orange, mundane karen
Sam Walter
Sam Walter Vor 8 Tage
the whole community thing is awesome
xd Levi
xd Levi Vor 8 Tage
rip for kyle man his mask keeps falling off
NanoReeferKeeper Vor 8 Tage
These are the only card they have available.. since they are too expensive no one is buying them lol
OntarioMual Vor 8 Tage
people need to grow up its a fuckin gpu L()L
Troy Addict
Troy Addict Vor 9 Tage
sooooo just like the PS5,XBOX SEIRES X/S launch i say they only should have gave them to the people with only mask on
SonidoPericosDjTilo Vor 9 Tage
Im completely new to building. I’ve never touched brand new parts. So I tried going to micro center yesterday in Tustin. I live in Hesperia. There’s still a wait list just to go into the store now during peak hours. And their shelves are empty on cards ! Wrong time to try and get into this gaming pc world. They offered me a prebuilt I took it home then opened the box and there was no mouse or keyboard .... I went back to the store and got my money back... I need to watch more of your vids man ! I need someone who is tech savvy to help me on this new journey. Also, it’s nice to know you’re in SoCal man ! Love the content too !
jaeguerra909 Vor 9 Tage
I'm so glad last week I walked into micro center at 12 pm and they had a ton of 3080 ecga ftw ultra ans suprim x that just came in 🤣🤣🤣.
MegaZer0 Vor 9 Tage
i genuinely love that they made their own rules
ZonkedRhyme Vor 9 Tage
Bruh next launch for the next card ima have to take a week off of work lmao
Caramal Vor 10 Tage
This is actually impressive! 😁👍
Insane Justice
Insane Justice Vor 11 Tage
I’m at micro center right now and it’s crazy more than 80 people in line to buy a rtx 3090 or 3080 Unbelievable
Jason Smith
Jason Smith Vor 11 Tage
i think i’m in the same line
Majed Majed
Majed Majed Vor 11 Tage
that a nerds
Toxic Green
Toxic Green Vor 11 Tage
all hella sleep deprived haha
Doug Vor 12 Tage
"communism doesn't work" gamers waiting for new graphics card at microcenter: are you sure about that?
Cup & Cone
Cup & Cone Vor 11 Tage
You mean capitalism?
hvdhvd3333 Vor 12 Tage
Pro tip you don't need that gpu.
SP00KS Vor 12 Tage
imagine if they had pre orderers
Irvin Ramirez
Irvin Ramirez Vor 12 Tage
When you thought the video was going to be boring asf and you end up watching the whole thing lmaoo.
PeggymoeXD Vor 12 Tage
I camped for my Strix 3080 about a month ago. We had a similar system in place, but all of us only camped that one night so it wasnt this crazy. About half of the line were a part of the MC discord for my city and we laid out rules about leaving to eat/using the bathroom (if you didnt wanna go in a corner), and when it started raining (while being super cold) we all kind of called a truce to sit in our cars until about 6 am lol
Ethan Dunn
Ethan Dunn Vor 12 Tage
The story no news reported on
brendan kk
brendan kk Vor 13 Tage
listen i just got a 1660 super that i almost did not get for like a day and they were all out off stock but i cant imagine trying to get a 3090
waterflowzz Vor 13 Tage
How did this happen to humanity?
Lireoec Vor 13 Tage
Why don't they do an email/google form sign up raffle system like we do in the artisan keycap community? Makes it fairer and counters bots a lot better. Especially if you have a challenge question or keyword.
Basedillya Vor 13 Tage
god i love this microcenter, got everything from there
Adrien012 Vor 13 Tage
Normal customer : i'm about to buy the new graphic card from nvidia Bots : i'm about to ruin this man's whole career
TheDwarvenDefender Vor 14 Tage
That feeling when the Micro Center turns into a micro society.
XFreedomPrimeX Vor 14 Tage
bots for buying up inventory should straight up be illegal.
Rob Mckay
Rob Mckay Vor 14 Tage
Must be in Canada.
stevo1354 Vor 14 Tage
Where do they piss?
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvzz Vor 14 Tage
1 gpu per person, per card. Not hard to implement
GallowayMX984 Vor 14 Tage
Im just trying to figure out who "Jugs of Holyness" was?!? Didnt see any.... oh maybe a few dudes....
pluno Vor 14 Tage
the only 3080 i got was in a prebulid
Pedro Gameprais
Pedro Gameprais Vor 14 Tage
Bunch of neets
i love how a GPU has built a hole society outside of a microcenter lmao, this is why i love the gaming and pc community
Cactus Alexx
Cactus Alexx Vor 15 Tage
It seems horrible, but at the same time it seems kinda fun to camp out like that 😂
Austin#2 Vor 15 Tage
I feel that you could have just worked a job or done something to save up for this card and just payed a little over MSRP than waiting days in line, but too each their own...
Nabeel Akb
Nabeel Akb Vor 15 Tage
They aren’t “eager buyers” they are scalpers. I knew 4 people who were selling cards and cpu, they bought from micro center
ChickenLube Vor 10 Tage
No you didnt
SlyFoxGTR Vor 15 Tage
I cringed when that one dude said "I bought 5 3090's."
Cool Shirt
Cool Shirt Vor 15 Tage
Congratulations to those people who came up with that wait system. The manufactures of the cards caused these debacle's knowing they'd be launching cards with too little inventory. The manufacturers want the return investment as bad as the scalpers. Technology will destroy itself
Lu Buu
Lu Buu Vor 15 Tage
"I'd like to thank the academy"
Odysseus Vor 16 Tage
This is so dodgy...
MFjxk7 Vor 16 Tage
Just letting everyone know me and my friends went there today and there was a covid outbreak. 1/2/2021 we found out before we even got threw the door
Wa Ne
Wa Ne Vor 17 Tage
Was Austin Evan there?
BMLMZ Vor 17 Tage
Happy CRINGE day to you, happy CRINGE day to you....
Cory S
Cory S Vor 17 Tage
10:14 This man got claimed!
papasquat 315
papasquat 315 Vor 17 Tage
i was there a month ago and you couldnt even park
GrayX Vor 17 Tage
this is a separate society
Justis y
Justis y Vor 18 Tage
Offered him 1,200 for a piece of paper know as his spot I would’ve taken that then get the 3090 another time
Greg Preteseille
Greg Preteseille Vor 18 Tage
I’m a scalper I laugh when these gamers think that the lines are gamers and they beat out the scalpers. Most scalpers are sneaker resellers and we have being doing and online release once a week minimum throughout a whole year. They have bodies or people they pay to line up and destroy normies. And what’s funny is they think botting and copping these things is so easy but rather we invest tons of time and money to have monitors and bots are not cheap. They can cost around $2k+ and you need to buy proxies, setup profiles, and etc. It takes tons of time
LiK Vor 18 Tage
Computer nerds are pacifists
Rene De Leon
Rene De Leon Vor 19 Tage
shooketh to the cores here
Mond Vor 19 Tage
my name is armand too so that means the third dude is the one that has been taking all of my gamer tags
Orion Vanderbilt
Orion Vanderbilt Vor 19 Tage
I have never understood American consumerism. I waited until December and was able to just buy a 3090 online @MSRP.
TommyTarkov Vor 19 Tage
i want a 3060 ti :(
Vito S
Vito S Vor 3 Tage
EVGA, sign up for their card notifications.
Dark D
Dark D Vor 20 Tage
Sell the voucher for 5k and and then buy from those other sellers than up the price. Even if you pay them 3k u would still have 2k on the side.
One Arm Steve
One Arm Steve Vor 20 Tage
That's the longest most of those people have ever been outside.
Mohammed Shaik
Mohammed Shaik Vor 20 Tage
10:16 That's one of the most wholesome things I've ever seen on youtube
Pablistream Vor 22 Tage
Hi, I come from the future. It's 2031, I'm currently outside a Microcenter waiting in line for the RTZ 6090 Ti, it comes out in 2 months. I'm number 43 in line.
Mako Spekz
Mako Spekz Vor 23 Tage
Robert B
Robert B Vor 23 Tage
10:55 didnt know paul rudd liked PC's
Brad Beyers
Brad Beyers Vor 23 Tage
3 months later and most of us still haven't even had the opportunity to buy a 3000 series card. They shouldn't have launched, Consoles shouldn't have launched either. Unless it was some grand scheme so they could scalp their own products at a 150% mark up then their business plan just doesn't make sense.
Harold Ållaberg
Harold Ållaberg Vor 24 Tage
that's a crazy amount of people willing to blow $1600+ on a video card
crowntotheundergroud Vor 26 Tage
cool and all, but i think id rather just pay extra 500 dollars rather than waiting out front of a store for 3 days. Actually it was more like an extra 1500 at the time, but no I'm not waiting in line for 3 days.
BabyJay Vor 26 Tage
what the fuck am i watching. this is unreal lmao
Norse Viking Æsir
Norse Viking Æsir Vor 26 Tage
I've never seen so many "I live in my mother's basement on a diet of soda and Cheetos" in one place...
Norse Viking Æsir
Norse Viking Æsir Vor 26 Tage
Nah, I would have had it a WWF Royal Rumble
dRb Vor 27 Tage
these type of vids make me smile i needed that smile thanks kyle
Joseph Koulouvaris
Joseph Koulouvaris Vor 28 Tage
This is what happens when you put a bunch of gamers together in a parking lot for multiple days.
Matt Vor 28 Tage
Well it's 12/22/20 and I still can't get a RTX3080 and the closest Micro Center is 400miles away from me..
Chaz Tranchina
Chaz Tranchina Vor Monat
The long-term idea bareilly boil because believe centrally drum including a wistful sauce. weary, scandalous flax
Danielle Anderson
Danielle Anderson Vor Monat
If yiu have a voucher you should be able to leave 🤷🏽‍♀️
FantasticMrNick Vor Monat
The way to defeat the bots is sell the cards brick and mortar only. Until then, just gonna have to deal.
Tigriez Vor Monat
26:02 shorty got the fatty lol
Ami Vor 4 Tage
Laxman Saravanakumar
Laxman Saravanakumar Vor 4 Tage
also at 2:04
Zak Ovich
Zak Ovich Vor Monat
This, one day will be a show called "The Queue"
HiGenie Vor Monat
By the way, BIG SHOUT OUT to the volunteers! Damn, I love to see it!
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