Buy a Video Card Without Getting SCREWED

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    In these dark times, the mines are depleting our GPU resources. How can you still get performance without paying the mining tax?
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Comments • 4 510

  • Paul Schlote
    Paul Schlote 12 hours ago

    Why don't you give some of your shit away or sell it? At this point you seem like an asshole.

  • The Master Of RED Alien Face

    What is the most recomanded graphics card so far?

  • Mosie Neakngen
    Mosie Neakngen 3 days ago

    Did someone say GPU giveaway??🙌🙌

  • Bomber Harris
    Bomber Harris 5 days ago

    >GPUs now $1000
    >RAM now $200

  • Haiko Brechters
    Haiko Brechters 6 days ago

    Looking at the prices.. damn just get an xbox or ps4

    ASTRO4K 7 days ago

    Ur title is clickbait
    Its impossible

  • Undead_Skelly
    Undead_Skelly 9 days ago

    Another idea buy older gpu's and link them in sli

  • Undead_Skelly
    Undead_Skelly 9 days ago

    Linus is the 6gb 1060 a good choice?

  • Arnold Exell
    Arnold Exell 9 days ago

    All them graphics cards mine just broke and can't afford one at the moment

  • notatHomeVideos
    notatHomeVideos 10 days ago


  • Ryan Pushkarna
    Ryan Pushkarna 12 days ago

    AMD RX 550 is 100 bucks

  • xboxbros 259
    xboxbros 259 13 days ago

    What about 1060

  • Michael Street
    Michael Street 13 days ago

    Good job at making everyone jealous...

  • Rigard Landman
    Rigard Landman 14 days ago

    You have a problem Linus

  • Mitch Holman
    Mitch Holman 16 days ago

    can i buy one off of you?

  • Cristian Castro
    Cristian Castro 16 days ago

    Yo @linus let me get on of those gpus on the low low!?!?!?

  • Wazze Mazze
    Wazze Mazze 16 days ago

    What the hell are you driving with, Linus.

  • Flowman
    Flowman 21 day ago

    Get a console

  • Social-Nationalist Meme Network

    Fucking bitcoin miners have destroyed the GPU market for people who just want to play games.

    • Classic G
      Classic G 20 days ago

      it is almost back to normal now

  • Christopher Curtis
    Christopher Curtis 23 days ago

    I just bought a Asus ROG Strix 1070 OC on Offer up for only $300

  • SimpleGamingF2P
    SimpleGamingF2P 24 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
    Nightcore Dragon 24 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
    unspeakable plays 24 days ago

    There is a reason I have a safe for my 3 nividia quadro m6000

  • PoPaTo Chisps
    PoPaTo Chisps 26 days ago

    I see what you did there with the title "SCREWED" are you talking about ifixit?

  • reg912
    reg912 26 days ago

    If i will buy a gtx 1060 6gb for 300 on amazone ahould i?..

  • GDDavid[DavidScann]
    GDDavid[DavidScann] 26 days ago

    pls gimme one gpu XD

  • Hackerman Gage
    Hackerman Gage 27 days 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 `
    Nipadust ` 27 days ago

    My potato goes fortnite 30 fps average on max 1980 something???

    • Classic G
      Classic G 20 days ago

      my potato goes fortnite at 0fps average when i jump off the bus(no joke)

  • zYpa Hacks
    zYpa Hacks 28 days ago

    Can i have your gpu?

  • Prothom
    Prothom 29 days ago

    I'm sad I have a radion 5150 it sucks :(

  • Itz Melon
    Itz Melon 29 days ago

    5 am rn

  • Apache
    Apache 29 days ago

    soooo thats where all the GPU’s went! Thanks linus!!

  • nomar mar
    nomar mar Month ago

    man Linus should do GFX card giveaways

  • Spyros Bellos
    Spyros Bellos Month ago

    6:20 why is titan black white?

  • Rati Jugeli
    Rati Jugeli Month ago

    I always wonder why do you guys post UK amazon site ?

  • Komrade BigTex sucks

    Canadian rubles

  • Vivek Parmar
    Vivek Parmar Month ago

    Prices used to be ridiculous but

  • Alex Wisdom
    Alex Wisdom Month ago

    Is that a dickbutt on his car?

  • Betaz
    Betaz Month ago

    Im tryna buy a mufukin GTX 960

    • Betaz
      Betaz Month ago

      AchilleS Dam**B**

    • AchilleS
      AchilleS Month ago

      Betaz just get a 1050ti, it's cheaper and better with less power draw

  • Supriyo Chatterjee
    Supriyo Chatterjee Month ago

    donate a gpu here pls...the pricing here is way overhead !!

  • samocamo123
    samocamo123 Month ago

    Oops i sold a broken (listed as broken) r9 290 for like 120 dollars on ebay

  • LinkDoesGaming2716
    LinkDoesGaming2716 Month ago

    I bought a 1060 6GB with a modded fan cooler for $206, I got a deal

  • jerrylee22
    jerrylee22 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
    Mr Baked Bagel Month ago

    Linus has a pink car? L M A O

  • Random Gaming
    Random Gaming Month ago

    say thanks u live in US, in europe any 1080ti costs over 1000€

  • Dennis Harris
    Dennis Harris Month ago

    I honestly wish I understood half of what you talk about. I just know you show us deals.

  • hellagesoon
    hellagesoon Month ago

    Got fury x a year ago for 230 eu and play 4k.

  • Matthew Harvie
    Matthew Harvie Month ago

    I found a MSI RX 580 used for 470$

  • Kev Farny
    Kev Farny 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
    iain stout 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
    Naomi Palanca Month ago

    give me some im so poor :(

  • IceyThe Fox
    IceyThe Fox Month ago

    I got a RX580 8gb for 1200 PLN

  • STEN Gaming And Music

    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
    Ciuwas Month ago

    any1 notice there's a dickbutt on the back of the lamborghini?

  • Anchor Bait
    Anchor Bait Month ago

    Another heart to heart walk in the rain with Linus

  • Andrei Belu
    Andrei Belu Month ago

    Pink car and sandals.
    When you stop giving a fuck about others opinions.

  • Owen West
    Owen West 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
    Harold Altamirano Month ago

    hoarders... gamers edition

  • Mulberry2000
    Mulberry2000 Month ago

    This reminds me of the .com bubble of the early 2000s, everyone rushed in on the gold and fell flat on their There will be lots of bubbles and loses before this craze stops. One site said bit coin expanded by $40 billion over the last The graph does not look too good for bitcoin though.

  • Mulberry2000
    Mulberry2000 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
    Lexrav 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
    Kris Hurlburt 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
    A Jar Of Mayonaise Month ago

    Uhhm yea psu prices doubled

  • Andre Peden
    Andre Peden Month ago

    Got my 1070 for $470.

  • Saphire Tiger
    Saphire Tiger 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
    Saphire Tiger Month ago

    Some of the second prices cost 800 on a regular basis

  • Saphire Tiger
    Saphire Tiger Month ago

    And. Normal 1080 at baaaaare minimum costs 60k/880 USD

  • Saphire Tiger
    Saphire Tiger Month ago

    Please in India the zotac 1080 mini costs around 50000 rupees or 735 USD and pc part picker gives ridiculous prices

  • SonicManEXE
    SonicManEXE Month ago

    You know, that's about what I expected Linus' car to look like, Dick Butt decal and all.

  • Jason Gooden
    Jason Gooden Month ago

    Gasmask Pikachu.

  • Gorilla Jones
    Gorilla Jones 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
    Blaise Martin Month ago

    Did anyone else notice the dickbutt on his car?

  • rick
    rick Month ago

    In my fucking country Is GTX 1050ti Is about 5000

  • Kirby C
    Kirby C Month ago

    I got my pre built pc with gtx 1060, 8gb ram, i57400 for £550

  • Jordan
    Jordan Month ago

    This nigga looks like vanilla ice with that fucking snapback on

  • Android Gamer
    Android Gamer Month ago +1

    can you donate me a gtx 750 ti

  • Cool Beans
    Cool Beans Month ago

    2:42 me right now

  • Dalton Carbino
    Dalton Carbino 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
    Dalton Carbino Month ago

    Jesus christ. Can I have one of those GPUs?

  • Andrew Scott
    Andrew Scott Month ago

    4:35 He says mindfield instead of minefield. I should get a free gpu now.

  • anti/HUMAN Designs
    anti/HUMAN Designs Month 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
    Gamegangstertje 7 Month ago

    600eu for 1080

  • 0x1A3C3E7
    0x1A3C3E7 Month ago +1

    ASIC mining replaced GPU mining years ago so the prices on GPUs today reflect the spread of ignorance and hype.

  • Jack Davies
    Jack Davies Month ago

    Linus: ‘Maybe it’s finally time to..’
    Me: ‘start a new scrapyard wars!’
    Linus: ‘...expand the collection’
    Me: *sigh*

  • supermarble94
    supermarble94 Month ago

    Do you still feel good about your GPU mining videos?

  • Naurava_Pottu Peruna
    Naurava_Pottu Peruna 2 months ago

    3:49 when people from NA try to cheeki breeki

  • Ryan Perrin
    Ryan Perrin 2 months ago

    Who is watching when you can get a 1080 for about $550-600?

  • Jonathan Wellington
    Jonathan Wellington 2 months ago

    you could get an AMD apu instead?

  • Al-Jonathan Domingo
    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
    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
    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
    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
    jutubaeh 2 months ago

    power supplies ? why ^ ^
    i guess nön G€Rm küstömähRz ^^

  • TheMagicalCarrot
    TheMagicalCarrot 2 months ago

    as of right now a gtx 1080 costs bout a 1000 dollars in India, thanks import duty

  • Fromkin1
    Fromkin1 2 months ago

    That random fart lmaooooooo

  • Bob A. Dilla
    Bob A. Dilla 2 months ago

    cuz im also canadian

  • Bob A. Dilla
    Bob A. Dilla 2 months ago +1

    can i have one?

  • Ellimino Pea
    Ellimino Pea 2 months ago

    i bought a 1080 founders edition from a friend for 400$ because he wanted to buy some coke

  • Mike Oleksa
    Mike Oleksa 2 months ago

    Still happily running an EVGA GTX 780ti Dual Classified on my X470 mobo with a Ryzen 5 1600X.

  • Sean Korch
    Sean Korch 2 months ago

    the ad is yiay