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Chris Korol (1 day ago)
dude its 2018, STOP using GEL! it makes you look trailer trashy, no offense. ITS CALL PALMADE. I hope to see no gel in the next. Ik this is a pc channel but still I hate looking at hard gel hair.
Rossilaz58 (2 days ago)
No, no that's impossible... How can you?
Guys, you have to specify that the $59.95 is the price for North America(I guess), because if you try to buy it from Europe, even though you have used the ifixit.com/linus link it costs $68.44
bannablitz247 (3 days ago)
Just bought a gtx 1060 3gb PNY card for about 170 on ebay no issues besides nvidia auto installer being trash
TheRicheg (4 days ago)
I keep on asking myself are they tring to maim or kill the pc gaming industry i mean its definately holding it back from being all it could be and deturring pc builders from new pc's and new gamers pushed to console i mean why is a graphics card costing more than say an xboxone but more for less graphics performance no brainer which the perents n non tech bods will buy, this needs fixing playing fields leveled or the balls going in some ones net.....
ShroudedWolf51 (5 days ago)
>...selling directly to consumers at MSRP. Or, like NVidia, who sold their own GPUs at a markup from their own MSRP.
Robert Cesario (5 days ago)
So refreshing to see Canadian prices.
Paul Schlote (7 days ago)
Why don't you give some of your shit away or sell it? At this point you seem like an asshole.
What is the most recomanded graphics card so far?
Mosie Neakngen (10 days ago)
Did someone say GPU giveaway??🙌🙌
Bomber Harris (11 days ago)
>GPUs now $1000 >RAM now $200 Kino
Haiko Brechters (13 days ago)
Looking at the prices.. damn just get an xbox or ps4
ASTRO4K (14 days ago)
Ur title is clickbait Its impossible
Undead_Skelly (16 days ago)
Another idea buy older gpu's and link them in sli
Undead_Skelly (16 days ago)
Linus is the 6gb 1060 a good choice?
Arnold Exell (16 days ago)
All them graphics cards mine just broke and can't afford one at the moment
notatHomeVideos (16 days ago)
ebay?
Ryan Pushkarna (18 days ago)
AMD RX 550 is 100 bucks
xboxbros 259 (20 days ago)
What about 1060
Michael Street (20 days ago)
Good job at making everyone jealous...
Rigard Landman (21 days ago)
You have a problem Linus
Mitch Holman (22 days ago)
can i buy one off of you?
Cristian Castro (22 days ago)
Yo @linus let me get on of those gpus on the low low!?!?!?
Wazze Mazze (23 days ago)
What the hell are you driving with, Linus.
Flowman (28 days ago)
Get a console
Classic G (26 days ago)
try playing ark on console
Classic G (26 days ago)
nope
Fucking bitcoin miners have destroyed the GPU market for people who just want to play games.
Classic G (26 days ago)
it is almost back to normal now
Christopher Curtis (30 days ago)
I just bought a Asus ROG Strix 1070 OC on Offer up for only $300
SimpleGamingF2P (30 days ago)
i just use gtx 650ti boost,play most game on high like fortnite,fallout 4,csgo,gta 5 and watch dog 1
Nightcore Dragon (30 days ago)
I call the blame on bitcoin miners who also for some reason claim that gpu’s aren’t meant for gaming but for bitcoin mining lol
unspeakable plays (1 month ago)
There is a reason I have a safe for my 3 nividia quadro m6000
PoPaTo Chisps (1 month ago)
I see what you did there with the title "SCREWED" are you talking about ifixit? Edit:yep
reg912 (1 month ago)
If i will buy a gtx 1060 6gb for 300 on amazone ahould i?..
GDDavid[DavidScann] (1 month ago)
pls gimme one gpu XD
Hackerman Gage (1 month ago)
I ended up buying a second hand Xbox one for 200$ just to play the new games on till this whole thing dies. It sucks but at least a few friends from my old classes play it so I have people to play with
Nipadust ` (1 month ago)
My potato goes fortnite 30 fps average on max 1980 something???
Classic G (26 days ago)
my potato goes fortnite at 0fps average when i jump off the bus(no joke)
zYpa Hacks (1 month ago)
Can i have your gpu?
Prothom (1 month ago)
I'm sad I have a radion 5150 it sucks :(
Itz Melon (1 month ago)
5 am rn
Apache (1 month ago)
soooo thats where all the GPU’s went! Thanks linus!!
nomar mar (1 month ago)
man Linus should do GFX card giveaways
Spyros Bellos (1 month ago)
6:20 why is titan black white?
Rati Jugeli (1 month ago)
I always wonder why do you guys post UK amazon site ?
Komrade BigTex sucks (1 month ago)
Canadian rubles
Vivek Parmar (1 month ago)
Prices used to be ridiculous but
Alex Wisdom (1 month ago)
Is that a dickbutt on his car?
Betaz (1 month ago)
Im tryna buy a mufukin GTX 960
Betaz (1 month ago)
AchilleS Dam**B**
AchilleS (1 month ago)
Betaz just get a 1050ti, it's cheaper and better with less power draw
Supriyo Chatterjee (1 month ago)
donate a gpu here pls...the pricing here is way overhead !!
samocamo123 (1 month ago)
Oops i sold a broken (listed as broken) r9 290 for like 120 dollars on ebay
LinkDoesGaming2716 (1 month ago)
I bought a 1060 6GB with a modded fan cooler for $206, I got a deal
jerrylee22 (1 month ago)
$799 for a great 1080 Ti. Even $740=760 for ones with questionable aesthetics (usually the white ones). I've seen the same $800 1080 Ti I got sell for $850-1100, though, so you need to find the right seller. Even Amazon may have two or three different sellers with very different pricing. Like he said in the video, I did have a chance to pick up a Nvidia 1080 Ti Founder's Edition for $699, but I absolutely did not want that. If I actually had enough money left, I maybe could have snagged it to resell in this crazy market.
Mr Baked Bagel (1 month ago)
Linus has a pink car? L M A O
Random Gaming (1 month ago)
say thanks u live in US, in europe any 1080ti costs over 1000€
Dennis Harris (1 month ago)
I honestly wish I understood half of what you talk about. I just know you show us deals.
hellagesoon (1 month ago)
Got fury x a year ago for 230 eu and play 4k.
Matthew Harvie (1 month ago)
I found a MSI RX 580 used for 470$
Kev Farny (1 month ago)
I've boycott buying any new cards until the prices come down to a more realistic price range. If everyone done this the stock would build and prices will fall. The same can be said for DDR memory.
iain stout (1 month ago)
Sad to say, but the miners are going after the older cards now too..... the best deal I found for under 100usd was a 650ti replacement for my damaged 560
Naomi Palanca (1 month ago)
give me some im so poor :(
IceyThe Fox (1 month ago)
I got a RX580 8gb for 1200 PLN
STEN Gaming And Music (1 month ago)
i have a phenom ii x4 960T (yes o know I need to upgrade my cpu and I do plan too) I was using a GTX 570 which is about a 7percent bottleneck, but I just got a GTX 1060 3gb which is a 24 percent bottleneck. Now will the better card even out and still be a upgrade from the 570 at all or will I get better performance with the 570 all together? I am sorry I just got into pc and I honestly don't know if I should keep the 1060 out of my system for now till i get a better cpu or if it is still a upgrade from the 570 even though the bottleneck is way higher? Thank you in advance!
Ciuwas (1 month ago)
any1 notice there's a dickbutt on the back of the lamborghini?
Anchor Bait (1 month ago)
Another heart to heart walk in the rain with Linus
Andrei Belu (1 month ago)
Pink car and sandals. When you stop giving a fuck about others opinions.
Owen West (1 month ago)
Used is how I started. I bought a prebuilt off of Facebook with an rx480 and an i56402 for 400. You just gotta find the right deal. Now I can start building onto this while not having to wait months to actually start playing.
Harold Altamirano (1 month ago)
hoarders... gamers edition
Mulberry2000 (1 month ago)
This reminds me of the .com bubble of the early 2000s, everyone rushed in on the gold and fell flat on their faces.https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/02/over-800-cryptocurrencies-are-now-dead-as-bitcoin-feels-pressure.html https://cryptonews.com/news/bitcoin-and-altcoins-trend-overwhelmingly-bearish-2127.htm. There will be lots of bubbles and loses before this craze stops. One site said bit coin expanded by $40 billion over the last day.https://www.ccn.com/crypto-market-jumps-40-billion-in-2-days-as-bitcoin-ether-and-xrp-record-major-gains/ The graph does not look too good for bitcoin though.
Mulberry2000 (1 month ago)
hd7970 £100 min and max on ebay uk. i have seen £167. I contacted that seller and told him is price was a joke. These cards were going for about £50 2 years ago . So it made sense to crossfire them than get high end cards. So the low end cards are very expensive and high end just no way i can get them. not even one
Lexrav (1 month ago)
Wow you have so many gpus stored and i need one for the PC im trying to build for my FSX. it'd be nice if Linux Tech Tips would send me one of those spare ones as a gift...
Kris Hurlburt (1 month ago)
Dude, I spent $2,000 on a new build just to have a overclocked nvidia1070, I7, and 39GB Ram. It cost more than it should have, but It out performs most the pc's you build. Even the temp is ideal, around a cool 30C average.
A Jar Of Mayonaise (1 month ago)
Uhhm yea psu prices doubled
Andre Peden (1 month ago)
Got my 1070 for $470.
Saphire Tiger (1 month ago)
Ohhhhhhhhh nooooooo I messed up dude always keep checking the website it's waaaaaaaaay cheaper there like zotac mini what was I thinking I got about 660 dollars on a founders edition from nvidia
Saphire Tiger (1 month ago)
Some of the second prices cost 800 on a regular basis
Saphire Tiger (1 month ago)
And. Normal 1080 at baaaaare minimum costs 60k/880 USD
Saphire Tiger (1 month ago)
Please in India the zotac 1080 mini costs around 50000 rupees or 735 USD and pc part picker gives ridiculous prices
SonicManEXE (1 month ago)
You know, that's about what I expected Linus' car to look like, Dick Butt decal and all.
Jason Gooden (1 month ago)
Gasmask Pikachu.
Gorilla Jones (1 month ago)
The GPU shortage is a fucking scam. I go to Best Buy almost twice a month and they always have 1080s, TIs, and Vegas, and the price went up there as well even though they are the same cards from weeks before. It’s bullshit.
Blaise Martin (1 month ago)
Did anyone else notice the dickbutt on his car?
rick (1 month ago)
In my fucking country Is GTX 1050ti Is about 5000
Kirby C (1 month ago)
I got my pre built pc with gtx 1060, 8gb ram, i57400 for £550
Jordan (1 month ago)
This nigga looks like vanilla ice with that fucking snapback on
Android Gamer (1 month ago)
can you donate me a gtx 750 ti
Cool Beans (1 month ago)
2:42 me right now
Dalton Carbino (1 month ago)
Apparently they thought of that on part picker a GTX 950 is more expensive then a Gegorce 1050 Ti. And unlike this guy with probBally over $100,000 worth of video cards I cant afford that.
Dalton Carbino (1 month ago)
Jesus christ. Can I have one of those GPUs?
Andrew Scott (1 month ago)
4:35 He says mindfield instead of minefield. I should get a free gpu now.
anti/HUMAN Designs (2 months ago)
Well, here in Sweden, I bought my GTX 1080 for 7500 SEK, about 2 years ago, and they now sell for about 1000 SEK less, so I don't really see a problem. Sure the price could be lower, but it's lower than I bought it for when GTX 1080 were new.
Gamegangstertje 7 (2 months ago)
600eu for 1080
0x1A3C3E7 (2 months ago)
ASIC mining replaced GPU mining years ago so the prices on GPUs today reflect the spread of ignorance and hype.
Jack Davies (2 months ago)
Linus: ‘Maybe it’s finally time to..’ Me: ‘start a new scrapyard wars!’ Linus: ‘...expand the collection’ Me: *sigh*
supermarble94 (2 months ago)
Do you still feel good about your GPU mining videos?
Naurava_Pottu Peruna (2 months ago)
3:49 when people from NA try to cheeki breeki
Ryan Perrin (2 months ago)
Who is watching when you can get a 1080 for about $550-600?
Jonathan Wellington (2 months ago)
you could get an AMD apu instead?
Al-Jonathan Domingo (2 months ago)
Hi Linus Tech. I'm New here. I am wondering if I can get direct tips from you. I have an old PC. What GPU that will work best on a core i5 3340 CPU and a ASrock H77 board. Thanks in advance!
jutubaeh (2 months ago)
dönt förget with a new card you get less pöwer usage so at least 100 euröhs per year XD wanted a 470 but över? 30 percent more powR usitch ön vidöes / öffice ? nhah amd ^^ plus the 1700 - 2900 scam ^ ^ oh you can clock our new cpu as high as intel we just hadnt made enough möney b4 the 1700... next stöpp will be intel. alöne för the pads instead louzy pinz -.-
jutubaeh (2 months ago)
nice 980 ti is old and doesnt even get an evga garantee anymöhr -.- (who bought 5 years ^ ^) will nöt buy anthing but evga bc of 1 warrantea with external coolr tho youd have to backbuild? 2 5 - 10 year warrantea 3 tru warrantea even for ebayers id sea zöötägs 5 year is a chip trick ^ ^
jutubaeh (2 months ago)
strange there never seems to be a shäbby ´´unrepaiRäbbel´´ nötböök shörtitch -.- ger webchöppe 2 asus strix 80 ti one 1150 other 850 least 200 euros möhR ^ ^
jutubaeh (2 months ago)
power supplies ? why ^ ^ i guess nön G€Rm küstömähRz ^^

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