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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  • Gazump
    Gazump 11 soat oldin

    Say what you like about it, overpowered it is a really good name for a gaming PC

  • Herr 8mitzscher
    Herr 8mitzscher 11 soat oldin

    It's better than my laptop at least.

  • Matt
    Matt 12 soat oldin

    This is why I build my own computers unless it's a laptop because as far as I know you can't build your own with that

  • SKiZ416
    SKiZ416 12 soat oldin

    Totally said "Penis" de-monetized LOL

  • JR
    JR 13 soat oldin

    well I had one of those units and it just wanted to catch on fire lol...and the other one still ok just dogged out lol

  • Benjamin Antonisen
    Benjamin Antonisen 13 soat oldin

    watt did you du wehnn it set thad

  • Ilya Petrichenko
    Ilya Petrichenko 13 soat oldin

    Penis confirmed by auto-subtitles

  • Huurmoordenaar
    Huurmoordenaar 14 soat oldin

    walmart pc looks so sick

  • Frikas Gamer
    Frikas Gamer 14 soat oldin

    That takes a lot of unexpected turns and i have seen a lot of randon builds in average markets...

  • Kevin
    Kevin 14 soat oldin

    I bought a pc from a computer store, at first I could play games nicely, but now when I enter a game my computer turns off and on. I think the GPU overheats even if I have the fans working on 100%, could anyone tell me what to do?

  • John Kim
    John Kim 15 soat oldin

    I think it would have been nice, for you to remove the single channel and put in a dual 8gb ram to see if that helped with the performance to really show where they went wrong on the performance side as well

  • Lemony Snicket
    Lemony Snicket 16 soat oldin

    what no floppy drive, not a real gaming machine

  • Agnes Suneja
    Agnes Suneja 17 soat oldin

    I think you can upgrade it

  • adriano bologna
    adriano bologna 17 soat oldin

    he is getting way to triggered.

  • Merple Turple
    Merple Turple 17 soat oldin

    It's, a PC. A bad one, but still better thqn my 2010 office pc.

  • Matt Doube
    Matt Doube 19 soat oldin

    As Linus said, ill take performance and stability over pretty lights any day.... and that also includes a decent motherboard.... and looking at the game benchmarks, i'd say the difference in performance between the Dell PC and the Walmart PC, might possibly be in the cheap motherboard that Walmart used....

  • Can I bite You
    Can I bite You 20 soat oldin


  • ThePro03x
    ThePro03x 20 soat oldin

    Can u do hp omen 880 review?

    bLOCKbOYgAMES 21 soat oldin

    Walmart gaming PC's are not that bad. The bad part is the fact that you buy them from Walmart.

  • Xeinwins
    Xeinwins 22 soat oldin

    It’s made in America that’s why it’s half assed man 😑

  • deeemonnn15
    deeemonnn15 22 soat oldin

    Worst video on this channel. Acting like a poser!

  • InFiD3ViL
    InFiD3ViL Kun oldin

    Not going to lie...I really like the case on the Walmart PC...aside from the OP branding.

    • Chuuni Chewer
      Chuuni Chewer 21 soat oldin

      You shouldn't because it will literally kill your components over time.

  • T22T
    T22T Kun oldin

    Did the Verge build that PC?

  • The Who
    The Who Kun oldin

    Dude it's Walmart give them a break

  • Daniel Dennis
    Daniel Dennis Kun oldin

    Did you use a sheetrock saw to cut that box open? Lol

  • evansdm2008
    evansdm2008 Kun oldin

    Jesus he’s annoying. Unwatchable.

  • Chambs_ SLI
    Chambs_ SLI Kun oldin

    Was there on board audio on that thing somewhere? I couldn't tell. There is definitely no expansion possibilities for a dedicated sound card.

  • Corey L
    Corey L Kun oldin

    What The CRAP! smh

  • Patrick Desrosiers
    Patrick Desrosiers Kun oldin

    Walmart "Underpowered"

  • Giovanni OP
    Giovanni OP Kun oldin

    Any sensible person would slap me for using a brick to game

  • Giovanni OP
    Giovanni OP Kun oldin

    Boys I'm laughing I'm still using a Dell optiplex 760 for gaming in 2018

  • Giovanni OP
    Giovanni OP Kun oldin

    My friend got one and it it can with a power supply that isn't even 80+

  • Scott King
    Scott King Kun oldin

    If it’s not powerful enough to destroy Russia these guys think it’s crap ... these geeks are completely detached from every day consumers ... that PC is fine for people with girlfriends 👌

  • uhavemooface
    uhavemooface Kun oldin

    The op developers are just lame and still in 2010. Its pathetic to see a company do something like that to a computer.

  • 〉〉GameHacKeR〈〈

    Linus are you taking the piss!
    Competitive prices for the specs.
    1. The hardware they offer is overpriced where ever you look.
    2. The hardware is overpriced coming from walmart themselves.
    It'd be better if they offered full AMD machines at a fair price
    If your actually looking to build a highend pc for $1500 you could get something way more powerful if you went all AMD instead of intel & nvidia.
    A full system built with all AMD components and all of your $1500 would beat a intel & nvidia machine that cost your $1500.

  • Baconeater5000 Craddock

    Hey, still better then my computer.

  • O.G monk monk
    O.G monk monk Kun oldin

    fucking Nerds!

  • Bruce - The Rock - Lee

    TLDR: Walmart is basically Apple. Overpriced, and a "pretty pretty, shiny shiny > performing hardware" business model.

  • Kyle -
    Kyle - Kun oldin

    Well played intel.

  • Sean Hart
    Sean Hart Kun oldin

    Why is he using a keyhole saw to open a box? Keyhole saws are for men bud not for boxes. They make box cutters for that!

  • Chris Storer
    Chris Storer Kun oldin

    the quick start guide is better quality than the entire machine!

  • Chris Storer
    Chris Storer Kun oldin

    uses a drywall saw to open electronics. XD

  • tFighterPilot
    tFighterPilot Kun oldin

    lol, does any GAMER actually cares about pretty lights?

  • John Paul Salutem
    John Paul Salutem Kun oldin

    For a guy that's poor with a core2duo "monstrosity". I will gladly accept it with no questions asked.

  • JimJam _
    JimJam _ Kun oldin

    music is so intense

  • unfa
    unfa Kun oldin

    I don't know about yours, Linus but my ass is looking pretty sharp.

  • unfa
    unfa Kun oldin

    I always use separate partitions for my system and data. I find it way easeir to backup and restore my stuff if I have that separated.

  • unfa
    unfa Kun oldin

    *OH PENIS!*

  • 100percentmobile
    100percentmobile Kun oldin

    Still better than an Verge PC

  • ernst de waal
    ernst de waal Kun oldin

    you're going an about the VGA connector....WHO THE HELL STILL USE PS/2?? i haven't seen a motherboard still being manufactured that actually still have those port in 4 years...this must be very old stock

  • Neil DeGrasse Tyson The II

    Im sitting here at my house watching him complain about the usn 2.0 ports in the front when i don't even have usb ports in the front


    Its still just a shiny turd with RGB fans..

  • gapty101
    gapty101 Kun oldin

    ..... all im gonna say is I'm hunting wabbits like if you get what i mean

  • Joshua MacDonald
    Joshua MacDonald Kun oldin

    I like how he points out blowing the budget on rgb. I dont have/want rgb on my unit.

  • Anon
    Anon Kun oldin

    sub to pewdz

  • RedLeben
    RedLeben Kun oldin

    See its MicroATX MB. You have been to China, you saw what all components you can get there, its crazy. They get these flashy RGB cases, which sort of gives a visual appeal but has crappy internals, like the USB2 ports. Thats why they added the USB Type C to the back with this add on. Both these 2 combined are far cheaper than a good case. I wouldn't be surprised if the RGB fans stop working after a couple of months.

  • Toool
    Toool 2 kun oldin +1

    9:40 sorry to burst your bubble linus, but.. i mean..
    if every led is 8bit colours times 2 different colours at a time, that's only 128 combinations

  • Alan BayCOOLoff
    Alan BayCOOLoff 2 kun oldin

    You writer is cyka blyat! Tak Depжatь!

  • Miska
    Miska 2 kun oldin

    When you realise that you’re watching this video and remember that you play on xbox one

    SUPER SAM 2 kun oldin

    You keep pc in kitchen 😂

  • KingKatRider
    KingKatRider 2 kun oldin

    wow what a drama queen quit over reacting dude it makes you sound like a highschool kid and a weasel

  • Kroger purified drinking water

    Spoiler alert it's shit😂

  • Quinn Mooney
    Quinn Mooney 2 kun oldin

    Linus should make a snapchat discovery called
    LINUS: Just The Tip

  • TheCanineGamer
    TheCanineGamer 2 kun oldin

    what is that CPU stress test, iv'e been looking for that but can not find it

  • Dan S
    Dan S 2 kun oldin


  • drb0mb
    drb0mb 2 kun oldin

    im really confused why he was surprised that a game installed on an ssd would outperform the same system with the game installed on an hdd... and make them have to put the same drive in both...

  • vahsharo1980
    vahsharo1980 2 kun oldin

    personally i would build my own system. or buy one that has been built by a computer shop. i wont go with a walmart system as i have been told they are garbage.

  • judoz420
    judoz420 2 kun oldin

    pinner? lol like a skinny joint??? or is that a tech term lol

  • joshua wetzel
    joshua wetzel 2 kun oldin

    If you guys had to choose a brand for a premade system (workhorse - performing code builds, running emulators, ect) what brand would you goto?

  • Tiago Caetano
    Tiago Caetano 2 kun oldin


  • Touno
    Touno 2 kun oldin

    It bothers me that the computer in the thumbnail is reflecting a different expression on Linus' face than the actual expression he is making.

  • XxXviperXxX Z
    XxXviperXxX Z 2 kun oldin

    U got a very punchable face

  • hllboi817
    hllboi817 2 kun oldin

    Yea well, chinese made, no comment

  • Ulf Nope
    Ulf Nope 2 kun oldin

    id take usb 2 over usb 3 every single freaking day of the year :p

  • William Keffer
    William Keffer 2 kun oldin

    What are they names of the benchmark softwares your using?

  • MrMagooty
    MrMagooty 2 kun oldin

    loving the into.

  • Stuchlik
    Stuchlik 2 kun oldin

    Can i buy you pc?

  • 8000RPM
    8000RPM 2 kun oldin

    Lose the earring.

  • Hein Coonen
    Hein Coonen 2 kun oldin +23

    Who puts a gaming PC in their kitchen

    • Mohamed El Kayal
      Mohamed El Kayal 13 soat oldin

      this guy

    • grim triX
      grim triX 14 soat oldin

      I put a gaming PC in every room... I cant be missing rounds just because im dropping a deuce.

    • Delta Mezzo
      Delta Mezzo 16 soat oldin

      +Remmy hahahaha what??

    • Remmy
      Remmy 18 soat oldin

      Gamer girls

    • Maracachucho
      Maracachucho 23 soat oldin

      +Eidetic Ex Necessity is the mother of invention.

  • Lachezar Terziyski
    Lachezar Terziyski 2 kun oldin

    Single channel joke ftw :D

  • David B
    David B 2 kun oldin

    Is that a drywall knife?

  • Mystic シ
    Mystic シ 2 kun oldin


  • Chefies Bass Boosts
    Chefies Bass Boosts 2 kun oldin +2


  • FitmoGamingMc
    FitmoGamingMc 2 kun oldin

    cough cough OP(overpriced) for that price i can get a better pc with a fucking gtx 1080 ti...

  • Rex Galilae
    Rex Galilae 2 kun oldin

    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 kun oldin

    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
    emaudz 2 kun oldin +3

    my pc is 16 years old duo core 2 RIP

    • Delta Mezzo
      Delta Mezzo 16 soat oldin

      Ikr? I don't understand why he's complaining

  • 09Mrsubaru
    09Mrsubaru 2 kun oldin

    I built my pc for $1800 and if I was in the US it would be at least $100 cheaper.

  • ghanifw
    ghanifw 2 kun oldin

    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 2 kun oldin

    The back ground music felt like water was slowly drain down a kitchen sink...VERY disturbing...

  • Tyler Peard
    Tyler Peard 2 kun oldin

    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
    Bajungadustin 2 kun oldin

    $1700 dollars for that motherboard? with no additional PCI slots? USB 2.0? and single channel ram? The fuck walmart?

  • D V
    D V 2 kun oldin

    Do a blind test!

  • Zeus
    Zeus 2 kun oldin

    Biased review. Kys

  • ChimpGuy
    ChimpGuy 2 kun oldin

    That pc beats my 4 year old computer... Fuck it. Love my old diesel

  • SPUNTY The Gamer
    SPUNTY The Gamer 2 kun oldin

    Wtf your from Canada? Do you smoke weed everyday

  • Rainier
    Rainier 2 kun oldin

    just gift me that PC for christmas :/

  • DeathToCockroaches
    DeathToCockroaches 2 kun oldin

    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 2 kun oldin

    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
    cobracommander936 2 kun oldin

    ironicly this thing looks like a nasa super computer compared to what i have lol