My Laptop DIED - Time to Pick a New One!

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  • Published: 23 July 2019
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Comments • 11 647

  • Pradeep Raghuraman
    Pradeep Raghuraman  13 hours back

    An MX150 for gaming....

    • Chris Richards
      Chris Richards  14 hours back

      who else knew he would choose the razer

      • Virtualchase
        Virtualchase  16 hours back

        Linus can I buy ur broken laptop so I can remove ur HDD so I can see ur fbi folder

        • AWT productions Saha & Chatterjee

          Can you please help UFD TECH for his son because he is in serious trouble.

          • Alisia Flores
            Alisia Flores  2 days back

            i dint care about the fancy shit, i was a laptop that isnt $1000 and will last me more than 2 years before dying

            • Aaron Armistead
              Aaron Armistead  2 days back

              Never ever ever stop the segues!

              • april mitchell
                april mitchell  2 days back

                YAWN

                • David Stanic
                  David Stanic  3 days back

                  14:28 he forgot over pricing protection xD

                  • John Joe
                    John Joe  3 days back

                    a 2018 laptop failing already? thats bad quality.

                    • Crimson Karma
                      Crimson Karma  3 days back

                      i am pretty sure linus is the only one that needs a solid laptop who knows in what ways he is able to "accidentally" break it

                      • X Fauni
                        X Fauni  3 days back

                        the macbook air should've been a pro, the air not only is a girl young girl computer but it's a fuckin school computer not a damn powerful laptop you tool. want a good apple laptop? deal with paying the 5 grand like the rest of us cheap ass

                        • Lumenor
                          Lumenor  3 days back

                          Who else just wants to be the CEO of apple and just introduce a new lineup of MacBooks with better upgrading capacity and MagSafe 3?

                          • Michael Mosseri
                            Michael Mosseri  3 days back

                            Update he switching again it was giving him issues

                            • Michael Mosseri
                              Michael Mosseri  3 days back

                              Rbs is really bad had one come out of the box and it needed to be reformatted and one week later the backlight shut off.

                              • Sawowner
                                Sawowner  3 days back

                                Wtf can the mx150 even run at 4k? Literally only there to drive 4k video streaming.

                                • Sam Vortex
                                  Sam Vortex  3 days back

                                  Guys I got the Razer Blade 13 2019 (with MX150) but 1080p version, I’m used to the glass screens of my Surface Pro 6 and MacBook Pro (2018), do you think I’ll get annoyed or really see a downgrade? My main concern is the bezels that pop out instead of being a flat surface like the Mac or Pro 6. Would appreciate an opinion on this, thanks!

                                  • Shwiru Fine Art
                                    Shwiru Fine Art  3 days back

                                    "DID IT JUST BOOT UP?!?" rofL

                                    • Not Available
                                      Not Available  3 days back

                                      Not even going to try a repair first?

                                      • Joe Bailey
                                        Joe Bailey  3 days back

                                        i haven't been here for a while.. When did linus start shooting in an Ikea kitchen.

                                        • Kinson Lau
                                          Kinson Lau  3 days back

                                          4:27 I literally thought my PC died LoL

                                          • RubyWatchYT
                                            RubyWatchYT  4 days back

                                            DON’T USE MICROSOFT SURFACE LAPTOP CHARGER! After 2 and a 1/2 month, the charger does not work, never again. ;-;

                                            I used it already

                                            • DACRACKING
                                              DACRACKING  4 days back

                                              0:12, there iis some skull dude on the screen, anyone else notice that?

                                              • rAs -
                                                rAs -  4 days back

                                                Spend 70$ and fix the damn laptop fuckin waste of money to buy a new one...

                                                • Choice
                                                  Choice  4 days back

                                                  fool me twice, can't get fooled again

                                                  • hjoon
                                                    hjoon  4 days back

                                                    14'' gram does not have thunderbolt..! The reason why I did not purchase 14''.

                                                    • Reshoan Yazdi
                                                      Reshoan Yazdi  4 days back

                                                      dissappointed

                                                      • Danny Nguyen
                                                        Danny Nguyen  4 days back

                                                        Pause the video and go to 0:12 and I’m not the only one to see a skull right?

                                                        • LateNite
                                                          LateNite  4 days back

                                                          You really believe this video ? Right ! He has a custom built laptop.

                                                          • Hizashiro Takahashi
                                                            Hizashiro Takahashi  5 days back

                                                            Me: _picks the one with nvidia graphics_ *YesSsz*

                                                            • kevaplaya137
                                                              kevaplaya137  5 days back

                                                              Shoulda got the Alienware

                                                              • Sharky Playz
                                                                Sharky Playz  5 days back

                                                                Razor blade is the king of PC's and laptops

                                                                • Dio Brando
                                                                  Dio Brando  5 days back

                                                                  I want to get a Razer blade stealth for college but well I'm putting my savings to it so it has to last me 4 years at least... should I get it or see other option?

                                                                  • Nathan Payton
                                                                    Nathan Payton  5 days back

                                                                    Wait you mean you can type on a keyboard without looking at the keys 😃

                                                                    • Valor Phoenix
                                                                      Valor Phoenix  3 days back

                                                                      Index fingers on F and J, they should have some sort of bump to feel. If you want to pull up info about it, they're the anchors of the "home row" keys.

                                                                  • Areth 1302
                                                                    Areth 1302  5 days back

                                                                    I envy you, i cant buy a gaming laptop

                                                                    • Shady Grady
                                                                      Shady Grady  5 days back

                                                                      Why's the msi or lenovo not here....? Oh yeah, cause Linus can't hide his fanboy, it would make sense, and last but not least, they're both excellent alternatives.

                                                                      • Tom Atherton
                                                                        Tom Atherton  5 days back

                                                                        If you're a student none of them other laptops will come anywhere near a MacBook Air in terms of getting a decent daily driver for your buck. Sub 1000 pounds for a MacBook Air here currently with a free pair of beats 3 which you can get about 150 for on eBay. There is a reason they are powerhouses and they know their market well. Turn it on, it works, it doesn't need to be charged for a while and the text is crisp!

                                                                        • Douglas Wong
                                                                          Douglas Wong  6 days back

                                                                          I think they should include a Macbook Pro 2019 with 2 thunderbolt ports instead of a Macbook Air.

                                                                          • Alex Mayer
                                                                            Alex Mayer  6 days back

                                                                            so your razer popped and you choose another razer. wawaweewa.

                                                                            • shobhit chaudhry
                                                                              shobhit chaudhry  6 days back

                                                                              Why no MacBook Pro and no Thinkpad carbon ting

                                                                              • Roman Gonzalez
                                                                                Roman Gonzalez  6 days back

                                                                                Incase your wondering what it says at 15:28 "Chocolate is not a perishable food. This is called fat bloom. So while it may not look appealing, it's perfectly safe to eat. you can melt and retemper the chocolate to give it back it's original apperance."

                                                                                • Victor Lolk
                                                                                  Victor Lolk  6 days back

                                                                                  who is the guy with mask 0:10

                                                                                  • W0pper
                                                                                    W0pper  6 days back

                                                                                    Never happend to one of my MacBooks just sayin. 5 years in use and faster then my friends 2015 XPS which he used for the same stuff as I do.

                                                                                    • Theprogamer257-Roblox, Bubble Gum Simulator

                                                                                      At my school we have mac book airs and the tracks pads aren't the best. :/

                                                                                      • 22 cj
                                                                                        22 cj  6 days back

                                                                                        ive got an gen 2 inspiron with an overclocked i5 and a hole melted through to access said i5 and a battery at 90% wear dont talk to me

                                                                                        • The Indoor Outdoorsman

                                                                                          Why didn't you ask Louis to try and fix it?

                                                                                          • TopazZ
                                                                                            TopazZ  7 days back

                                                                                            ThIs mAkEs mE WaNt a NeW LaPtOp

                                                                                            • SenSay
                                                                                              SenSay  7 days back

                                                                                              Just went through the same situation. Chose the MacBook lol
                                                                                              sorry windows

                                                                                              • LEmON
                                                                                                LEmON  7 days back

                                                                                                Nobody will read this, but im a happy xps13 owner lel buy one 4 u^^