Are Walmart Gaming PCs actually THAT bad?

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The new OverPowered line of gaming PC's from Walmart got slammed by other reviewers. While they do not sell these in Canada, we went down to US and got one to see for ourselves.
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David B
David B Hour ago
Is that a drywall knife?
Mystic シ
Mystic シ Hour ago
Chefies Bass Boosts
FitmoGamingMc Hour ago
cough cough OP(overpriced) for that price i can get a better pc with a fucking gtx 1080 ti...
Rex Galilae
Rex Galilae 2 hours ago
It seems they consulted with a young guy in the gaming industry for the specs but handed over the assembly job to an old Computer Engineer who was working in the office. Explains the whole "good, up-to-date specs with old and outdated hardware and assembly practices" part quite well.
Rex Galilae
Rex Galilae 2 hours ago
It seems they consulted with a young guy in the gaming industry for the specs but handed over the assembly job to an old Computer Engineer who was working in the office. Explains the whole "good, up-to-date specs with old and outdated hardware and assembly practices" part quite well.
emaudz 2 hours ago
my pc is 16 years old duo core 2 RIP
09Mrsubaru 2 hours ago
I built my pc for $1800 and if I was in the US it would be at least $100 cheaper.
ghanifw 3 hours ago
I'm a gamer and my PC ain't got no RGB lighting on it, also +20 badassery points for unboxing with what I believed to be a jab saw.
sid B
sid B 4 hours ago
The back ground music felt like water was slowly drain down a kitchen sink...VERY disturbing...
Tyler Peard
Tyler Peard 4 hours ago
12:07 - "Single channel memory cuts your bandwidth, effectively, in half." Does this mean that in the instance of - [1x16gb] OR [2x8gb] where they're both 3600mhz C16, and it doesn't matter if I use one slot or two - that the [2x8gb] is a better choice? Looking to build my first PC and I'm trying desperately to learn something q.q
Bajungadustin 4 hours ago
$1700 dollars for that motherboard? with no additional PCI slots? USB 2.0? and single channel ram? The fuck walmart?
D V 4 hours ago
Do a blind test!
Zeus 5 hours ago
Biased review. Kys
ChimpGuy 5 hours ago
That pc beats my 4 year old computer... Fuck it. Love my old diesel
SPUNTY The Gamer
SPUNTY The Gamer 5 hours ago
Wtf your from Canada? Do you smoke weed everyday
Rainier 5 hours ago
just gift me that PC for christmas :/
DeathToCockroaches 5 hours ago
Partition may be used to protect a computer from the user files, so if it's just a virus just delete the users or format the partition. In a company I think it would work, I don't know about 4 for probably a single user
Diecast Arts
Diecast Arts 6 hours ago
just note I will not buy the that PC.. but I would be happy with the partitions being done.. it would just save me the time from doing it myself.. if it like 1TB or more harddrive it best to partition it a few times. main reason is if I had to do Scans. like disk or virus it wouldn't take days to scan the whole harddrive. even with 250Gbs it can take up to 8 or 9 hours to do a scan.
cobracommander936 6 hours ago
ironicly this thing looks like a nasa super computer compared to what i have lol
Zer0DarkFire 6 hours ago
Those light up fans are pretty cool if nothing else
SMILEY-AU 6 hours ago
3:15 to 3:23 they forgot to zoom in to make the scene as planned
Cross Farm
Cross Farm 7 hours ago
What year is it? the dude has two hoop earrings!
Nico Schmitt
Nico Schmitt 7 hours ago
haha, they have goddamn ps2 ports on the back, what year is it :D
spankmeister 7 hours ago
I though they liked decnals in canaderp
Team Alpha
Team Alpha 7 hours ago
Dope Team Alpha Gaming Certified ;)
t3amb4sh 8 hours ago
You're running with different driver versions. How do you even upload a video like this?
Sean Brown
Sean Brown 8 hours ago
this video was really helpful, opened my eyes to my shitty pc and cpu latency, thanks a ton!
Pqfire 09
Pqfire 09 10 hours ago
Man it was unhooked here too? Dang
hєѕítαtíσn 10 hours ago
His reactions killed me 😂😂 As a computer guy this dude knows a good bit.
Axelplayz Boii
Axelplayz Boii 10 hours ago
That’s a big openis
RickyThe HackerGuy
RickyThe HackerGuy 10 hours ago
Yeah it's a nice computer but that motherboard sucks ass
Adam Wahid
Adam Wahid 10 hours ago
Deus Ex Only true Maximilian fans will understand ... Oh yeah yeah
Mark Evan Delos Reyes
The thumbnail is creeping me out
Ruthless RaDiCaL
Ruthless RaDiCaL 11 hours ago
Are you kidding me? This is the average gaming computer out there? There is not much of a difference now compared the newer gaming pc's. That walmart gaming pc a great gaming pc and runs pretty smooth, I'll take it anyday! People game with 20-30 fps for crying out loud! 60 FPS is all you need for gaming, it's completely unnecessary to get over 140 fps.. I'm totally fine with 60 fps.
Thot Slayer
Thot Slayer 11 hours ago
This Vs the Alienware Area 51
Thot Slayer
Thot Slayer 11 hours ago
This is better than my 6 yr old MacBook Pro 😓
Deshawn Saunders
Deshawn Saunders 11 hours ago
Super interesting video!
ChickenBouillon 11 hours ago
What software are they using?
arsenalfanrichi 11 hours ago
Dunno, might not be able to reccommend it to someone looking for a Gaming PC, but for someone who decides on the offchance to go and buy a PC from Walmart, at least you know they aren't being conned... Seems okay to me. Would be better were it AMD ;)
jarod 12 hours ago
PS/2 Ports for mouse and keyboard, geez that brings me back
John Markham
John Markham 12 hours ago
basic internet pc
Ryan Thomas
Ryan Thomas 13 hours ago
Red flegs.
Me You
Me You 13 hours ago
fucking die you stupid fucking youtube
Saucyboybeto _
Saucyboybeto _ 14 hours ago
11:00 when he said that the HP one was doing better was because the motherboard is bottlenecking the CPU Idk tho
Blairisblood 14 hours ago
just me, or does the main dude look a bit like david tennant?
Yeet v13
Yeet v13 14 hours ago
We all know that the only part thats premium is the case XD
DJ Stank
DJ Stank 14 hours ago
4:17 - Why the hell would they put it way up there??
Spiral modding
Spiral modding 14 hours ago
They did this to troll
Spiral modding
Spiral modding 15 hours ago
I got a normal windows 10 PC from Best buy
Spiral modding
Spiral modding 15 hours ago
Walmart doesn't sell pc in canada. I never they sell gaming pc O_o But why not?
Artintrex 15 hours ago
Still better than origin's... Far from being the worst prebuild pc.
S No
S No 15 hours ago
UltraversalGaming 16 hours ago
Wait, you’re in Canada? rog rig reboot plz
Pyrolize 16 hours ago
whats with the black borders tho
Ge0 Arc
Ge0 Arc 16 hours ago
Millennial's LoL! When I was your age I had already fought in a War, Killed 3 men, Married my second wife, Had 2 kids, Worked the Coal mines and in between getting into Bar fights and running from the cop's I would drink a bottle of Rum everyday!!! That is how we acted when we where 16 yrs old NOT play with fancy electric picture boxes!
Mostwanted 16 hours ago
2018, USB 2 , No dust filter .... F--k Walmart
John Mack
John Mack 17 hours ago
I won’t care what the specs are until I know.. How much IS the Walmart gaming pc? If it runs better than my 7 year old hp probook 4520s, and it’s under $500, I’ll take it!
Aussie Shane
Aussie Shane 17 hours ago
Pre-Biased and a Contradictory Review... You People are very Sad indeed. You Disassembled a Computer without an Anti Static Wrist Strap.. That was a Big NO NO....... Go do a TAFE Course on Basic Electronic's and Computer Repair.
Jason Doran
Jason Doran 17 hours ago
Heat flow, no dvd drive, two tings that make it not viable.
Ilich Ramirez Sanchez
this is really a pricey system... in my country, you could get that for under a thousand... and with a better motherboard...
Anime McAnimeFace
Anime McAnimeFace 18 hours ago
Only thing I don't like about this is the crappy PSU it comes with
But why is it being bashed on so much? Its a 1,400$ pc it truly cant be that bad
Victor Piousbox
Victor Piousbox 19 hours ago
The guy's full time job is whining?
the real PewDiPie
the real PewDiPie 19 hours ago
Its OP
Childerns first christmas 101 And more
I'd take it in not be picky but for these people has bunch money off you tube and they send them the units lol go figure
Nolan Melhart
Nolan Melhart 20 hours ago
Did anyone else notice the PS/2 ports in the back of the PC.?!? Indeed, what year is it?
random guy
random guy 21 hour ago
Partitioning reduces fragmentation, that is if you keep docs and other files/apps that are frequently moved/removed/changed on nonsystem drive.
Agar calumjyt
Agar calumjyt 21 hour ago
Anyone else have a crappy pc and have 0 idea what hes talking about😂
Johnny V
Johnny V 21 hour ago
Did anyone catch that Linus was opening the box with a keyhole saw used for drywall? lol
Pewbek Okiebeki
Pewbek Okiebeki 21 hour ago
Best thing to buy at Walmart is Banana 🍌
arno harmse
arno harmse 21 hour ago
sounded like you really had to work to find problems, understandable ones mind you, but minor.
Forty 4
Forty 4 21 hour ago
You weird
dusan jovic
dusan jovic 21 hour ago
Walmart: y u bully me
ZOLA D 21 hour ago
How much is it
Nikoxion 21 hour ago
Dat sponsor spot tho xD
Atholl McNicoll
Atholl McNicoll 21 hour ago
Typical Walmart Crap which states it all, you want a decent system to play your games on, for heavens sake buy something appropriate.
Slashay 22 hours ago
Over Powered more like Over Priced omegalul
cac2244 22 hours ago
Linus, funny that you start video saying you haven't watched GN and Bitwit videos and you end up saying you were hoping for a contrary reaction to Steve...so which one is it??? You knew his verdict already or not???
CaptainYSGamer 22 hours ago
Ifit can run minecraft not like my pc it is good
Audacious920 22 hours ago
I have to blame the lower fps on the single channel ram that i can see in the case. Edit: just watched the whole video, I can see that issue has been highlighted.
Plague Doc
Plague Doc 22 hours ago
10:50 I noticed they have different drivers, OP has .11 other one has .36
Abologic X
Abologic X 23 hours ago
What are the two keyboards in the video, does anyone know
vichikaru Day ago
It ok if the hardware is ok. AND VGA only in motherboard. I love VGA when my display card down
Flyguy257 Day ago
So would it be better to upgrade the moutherborad
MyuFoxable Day ago
Makes a review on product and doesn't provide a link to the product and model that was being reviewed. Slacker....
bananian Day ago
How do the front fans work with a plastic cover in front of them?
Will Madison
Will Madison Day ago
How much did it cost?
Ahmad nizam
Ahmad nizam Day ago
hye linus tech tips, i have a problem with my Rig, its already 6 Months i can"t use my gpu since i got my gpu for the first time its already can't be use. i put it on connect all the cable , its not detect my gpu, but the fan is spinning, are you have any solution with my problem? my gpu specs is MSI R9 270X 2GB DDR5 AMD my rig specs is processor: intel(R) G2030 3.0GHZ RAM: 2GB x2 Corsair DDR3 MOBO: MSI H61M-P31/W8 HDD: WD GREEN 1TB SSD: N/A GPU: N/A PSU: COUGAR 500WATT
you are experts just like i'am Pontiff Sulivahn and i'am not
G00ober Day ago
So their pc isnt bad, but the buyer should build it after unpackaging
Philp Yung
Philp Yung 21 hour ago
It is bad. Single channel memory = no buy.
Why was in my reccomended i usually look for porn lol😅😅 (oh shit!!??)
Z3DT Day ago
I really like the chassis, but the internals are just ugly. Why would anyone want tempred glass on a system that looks like this?
I like to install my OS and name my partitions myself, thanks. It makes a lot more sense to build your own machine.
MUSIC Day ago
Whats the videocard called of the walmart pc??!
Vlad Drakul
Vlad Drakul Day ago
As I watch this video I can keep hearing in the back of my head the vile *Jake Paul* screaming 'WAAAAAAAAALMART! WAAAAALMART! At *KSI* and *Deji* . Sorry to remind you all of that. *'WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLMAAAAAART!!!'*
Diarmuid Nolan
I have such a bad pc I’ll even take a Walmart pc
Marvin "Syn | Marvin" Van Loon
So what you're saying is if you do go pre built, HP omen isn't a bad choice 😂😂😂
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