They SAID this would be EASY... - Gaming at 8K 60fps

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  • Published: 21 July 2019
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    Can gaming at 8K really be easy in 2019? Sharp thinks so, and they sent over a demo unit to show us just how easy it is. But they didn't account for one thing... the Linus factor.

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Comments • 10 564

  • milan mihajlovic
    milan mihajlovic  11 hours back

    After half the video I turned off, because your presentation just made me stress. Unfortunately your voice, your movement and all the running and jumping are completely hopeless to watch.

    • Muhd Harith
      Muhd Harith  12 hours back

      The TV itself got powerful gpu

      • CyLo
        CyLo  13 hours back

        WOW the hair... ir looks incredible.. .WTF ARE WE LOOKING AT FASHION TV? :D :P

        • SxvenSouls
          SxvenSouls  15 hours back

          watching this at 4k rn.

          • theOGwelshman
            theOGwelshman  20 hours back

            I hate your face with a burning passion

          • Tone Griffey
            Tone Griffey  23 hours back

            It is impossible for the human eye to see in 4K. Therefore you cant see in 8k. ~Google it~

            • lie wang
              lie wang  1 days back

              good

              • devonsk8s4
                devonsk8s4  1 days back

                Just got off my shift with a bunch of Mexicans that’s speak Spanish all day, come home to this recommended, click on it, more jibberish 😟

                • therealpbristow
                  therealpbristow  2 days back

                  Having finally got it working at 8k and then found the frame rates lacking, I would have tried running the games at 6k instead, if that's possible: See how the lower res (and any artefacts from showing 6k output on an 8 display) trade off against getting better framerates: Is it still significantly better experience, that way, than direct 4k gaming on a 4k display? 'Cos if it is, then it might make sense to buy the 8k display, run it at 6k for the time being, and save up for a *truly* 8k-capable graphics card/machine at a later point.

                  (Says the guy who still runs his 4k monitor at 1920x2080 'cos he *still* can't afford that amazing super-new 1060ti graphics card! =:o} (Or the laser eye surgery to make it worth having the higher resolution anyway... =:o\ ) )

                  • ab hanangamer
                    ab hanangamer  2 days back

                    who watches the video in 4k

                    • npc gaming
                      npc gaming  2 days back

                      *LINUS* : gaming on 8K resolution with medium-high fps
                      me: forcing games to run in 800x600 just to get decent 30 fps. T_T

                      • Julian Depaepe
                        Julian Depaepe  2 days back

                        Linus gained 20lb of muscles after this video (no idea how much that is?) 😂

                        • David Löffler
                          David Löffler  2 days back

                          But can it run crisis 8k ???

                          • Troy mumford
                            Troy mumford  2 days back

                            Imagine god of war 4 on that

                            • po ko
                              po ko  2 days back

                              you need to sit closer

                              • Dictolory's Channel
                                Dictolory's Channel  2 days back

                                What ! I barely get 1 fps on 3 x 3 pixels

                                • Кевин Коршунов

                                  This guy annoys me cant even finish the vid

                                  • 34190cody
                                    34190cody  2 days back

                                    should of hooked up new cables to the better pc probably would of got better fps

                                    • hgallegos915
                                      hgallegos915  2 days back

                                      Am I the only one that FWDs the video onvce the “sponsor” is mentioned? Lol

                                      • Justin Davis
                                        Justin Davis  3 days back

                                        There passive cables wow
                                        You should know this.

                                        • Justin Davis
                                          Justin Davis  3 days back

                                          The crap adapters you have were not passive smh wow

                                      • Jamy Fox
                                        Jamy Fox  3 days back

                                        My god how many thousound of dollars did you threw away to made all theses vids, this is so fucking crazy. But I enjoy your vid, you still a very clever guy.

                                        • Duck Man
                                          Duck Man  3 days back

                                          All I got to say is why just why

                                          • ruff pl
                                            ruff pl  3 days back

                                            What is inside his pc?

                                            • dashize
                                              dashize  3 days back

                                              back in my desktop days, we had to get rid of all the adapters and use the same kind of straight cable. none of the adapters worked once we started getting new gen graphics cards.

                                              • Clitorious B.I.G.
                                                Clitorious B.I.G.  3 days back

                                                your pc sux

                                                • mingcnx45
                                                  mingcnx45  3 days back

                                                  Creeper
                                                  Aw man
                                                  Creeper ; TO RUN THIS MONITOR YOU NEED A GOOD PC

                                                  • Marcus Moura
                                                    Marcus Moura  3 days back

                                                    Ask to NVIDIA a special Sli with ten RTX 2080 ti....😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

                                                    • Joseph S Walthour
                                                      Joseph S Walthour  3 days back

                                                      Those numbers though.. 15k of hardware for 19 fps. What's it worth=nothing..

                                                      • Benjamin Paxson
                                                        Benjamin Paxson  3 days back

                                                        Linus games from behind the TV.

                                                        • Ajna
                                                          Ajna  3 days back

                                                          of course having a bunch of adaptors was gonna cause issues

                                                          • Harlen Freeborn
                                                            Harlen Freeborn  3 days back

                                                            17:22
                                                            got me dying

                                                            • No Ri Ru
                                                              No Ri Ru  3 days back

                                                              Man how much money you got ? 8K zilion ?

                                                              • Christian
                                                                Christian  3 days back

                                                                omg

                                                                • XiNoBe
                                                                  XiNoBe  4 days back

                                                                  5:29 how did linus get out?

                                                                  • Gigi Za Shogi
                                                                    Gigi Za Shogi  4 days back

                                                                    7:04 screamer

                                                                    • Ian Benedict Borla
                                                                      Ian Benedict Borla  4 days back

                                                                      What do you call that thing that sits under his keyboard and mouse?

                                                                      • Alex Voloaca
                                                                        Alex Voloaca  4 days back

                                                                        4:42 - Linus trapping himself with 4 HDMI cables

                                                                        • Artsy Cat
                                                                          Artsy Cat  4 days back

                                                                          I just realised he sounds like Steve Carell

                                                                          • Flavio
                                                                            Flavio  4 days back

                                                                            hdmi - display port conversion is a freaking mess. https://www.tempest-av.com/single-post/2019/02/07/HDMI-to-DisplayPort-and-DisplayPort-to-HDMI-Conversion-Explained

                                                                            • Sujith Vijayan
                                                                              Sujith Vijayan  4 days back

                                                                              You have spare Graphic card ? Can you donate that to me ? :)

                                                                              • HendrixRipoff
                                                                                HendrixRipoff  4 days back

                                                                                Does it look crisp AF? Does it help you adult? Could you even? THIS?

                                                                                • Arthur Heinlein
                                                                                  Arthur Heinlein  4 days back

                                                                                  Linus you are a mad man !

                                                                                  • Chris X Ratio
                                                                                    Chris X Ratio  4 days back

                                                                                    Ok lets get back to HD ready :)

                                                                                    • José Henrique
                                                                                      José Henrique  5 days back

                                                                                      10:50

                                                                                      • Yahia
                                                                                        Yahia  5 days back

                                                                                        this dude told me that Im poor for 20 minutes

                                                                                        • I Yeeted
                                                                                          I Yeeted  5 days back

                                                                                          The thing that I just don't understand is why aren't you using the whole screen, I might just be stupid and you explained what you are using 4 displays but I did like the video keep it up!!

                                                                                          • Kevin
                                                                                            Kevin  5 days back

                                                                                            The frame tearing is extremely noticeable. Ew