Intel’s behavior is PATHETIC - Core i9 10980XE Review

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Welcome to what is hopefully the final Skylake refresh: Intel’s Core i9 10980XE. But is that all it is? And who should buy it? Let’s find out..
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  1. Linus Tech Tips

    Linus Tech Tips20 dögum síðan

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  2. † Polyvalence2105 †

    † Polyvalence2105 †5 dögum síðan

    I want intel Core i12 for a Atari 2600 Mdr for the game Pacman Mdr

  3. alysdexia

    alysdexia10 dögum síðan

    @Jasper Störningar there are also older overpriced AMD CPUs (see Anandtech conclusion chart) and they don't come with iGPUs like Intel's which Iris Pro/Plus also lead in speed/watt. So Linus is dumbass like your kind who can't account for everything. Why don't I paste my notes so far of the best desktop leaders? W CPU/(CPU+GPU): best CPUmark 2019 Nov: /W, /$ 15 ~3/5: i5-1035G7, : ~, Ice Lake 15 ~11/14: i7-10710U, 13107: ~1112, 30 Comet Lake 15 ~16/19: i5-10210U, : ~, Comet Lake 4·5 ~3/4: i5-7Y57, 3676: ~1089, 10 Kaby Lake 5 ~13/16: i5-8200Y, 4339: ~1068, 15 Amber Lake 9 ~8/11: i5-1030G7, : ~, Ice Lake 7 ~11/14: i5-10310Y, : ~, Comet Lake 7 ~6/7: i5-8210Y, 4227: ~705, 14 Amber Lake 4: T5700, 2039: 510, 7 Broxton 65: 9 PRO 3900, 32889: 505, Matisse 35 ~6/7: i9-9900T, 15090: ~503, 34 Coffee Lake 28 ~23/26: i7-1068G7, : ~, Ice Lake 28 ~9/10: i7-8559U, 12224: ~485, 24 Kaby Lake R 6 ~11/13: N5000, 2456: ~484, 15 Gemini Lake 6·5 ~4/5: J3710, 1913: ~368, 12 Braswell 11·5 ~17/19: i7-4610Y, 3746: ~363, 10 Haswell 45 ~58/65: E-2186M, 14526: ~362, 23 Coffee Lake 25 ~64/71: i3-8300T, 8032: ~356, 47 Coffee Lake 10 ~6/7: J5005, 2905: ~339, 14 Gemini Lake 30: EPYC 3201, 9634: 321, 19 Snowy Owl 13 ~30/37: i7-3689Y, 3220: ~305, 9 Ivy Bridge 7·5 ~2160/2473: N3540, 1933: ~295, 8 Bay Trail-M ("105") >125: 9 3950X, 36051: ("343") <288, 48 Matisse 17: E3-1220L V2, 4419: 259, 23 Sandy Bridge 37 ~6/7: i7-4722HQ, 8093: ~255, 6 Haswell 47 ~29/32: i7-5950HQ, 10850: ~255, 18 Broadwell 11 ~15/17: i5-4210Y, 2375: ~245, 8 Haswell 80 ~68/75: E-2278G, 17670: 244, 36 Coffee Lake 95 ~72/79: i9-9900KF, 20402: ~236, 41 Coffee Lake 55: E5-2630L v4, 12847: 234, 21 Sandy Bridge 50: EPYC 3251, 11690: 234, 37 Snowy Owl 200: EPYC 7702P, 46067: 230, 10 Rome

  4. alysdexia

    alysdexia10 dögum síðan

    @Πυξίδα της ηθικής wrong, cretin:

  5. alysdexia

    alysdexia10 dögum síðan

    @Jasper Störningar Intel lead desktop speed/watt for almost all power classes. AMD underreport 9 3950X's TDP by 20% to 40%; see the Anandtech report.

  6. alysdexia

    alysdexia10 dögum síðan

    @robert1235421 has !-> their; 1 != 2; should -> ouht

  7. Nitrous Oxide

    Nitrous Oxide26 mínútum síðan

    Why are like all your reviews completely negative all the time. Your so annoying

  8. Panamaniacs 2011

    Panamaniacs 2011Klukkustund síðan

    2:10 cough ryan cough shrout cough

  9. DJ Doppler

    DJ Doppler4 klukkustundum síðan

    2.3K Intel fans didn't like the truth. Lol.

  10. Andre Faelnar

    Andre Faelnar4 klukkustundum síðan

    Man I just love how Linus shits on Intel or should I say his Intel rant videos

  11. Allysin Brown

    Allysin Brown5 klukkustundum síðan

    So two things one, not a weasel that is a ferret, and for two why you gotta shame the ferret like that!!

  12. merlinmykitten

    merlinmykitten7 klukkustundum síðan

    me watching this with a pentium 4 hoping one day I can get a cpu like that

  13. thingies4U

    thingies4U9 klukkustundum síðan

    OOOUUUCH! I feel the burn and it wasn't even aimed at me! :D

  14. joeychgo

    joeychgo10 klukkustundum síðan

    thats not a weasel

  15. trickshotmonkey

    trickshotmonkey15 klukkustundum síðan

    Sadly it is all about sales for big companies now. No real respect to proves ones product is better. Look at what happened to Boeing. The production team got pushed so hard to make silly mistakes killing innocent lives. It’s very sad to see big companies push for bigger sales targets rather than actually innovating. And it’s good to seee folks like you and us stand up once against these big infra. 👍 ⭐️

  16. School Life Gaming

    School Life Gaming15 klukkustundum síðan

    Intel just killed their own company

  17. Apple Person

    Apple Person16 klukkustundum síðan

    You know it’s bad when a Canadian starts screaming

  18. Trevor Finnern

    Trevor Finnern21 klukkustund síðan

    Imagine getting insulted by a canadian *i am not trying to offend anyone*

  19. Kevin James

    Kevin James22 klukkustundum síðan

    Why exactly is he mad? Can someone explain please?

  20. Joseph Torres

    Joseph TorresDegi Síðan síðan

    Roflmao they tried an underhanded tactic and failed to landslide the competition... #AMDGamer

  21. Mariusz Nowak

    Mariusz NowakDegi Síðan síðan

    Intel are 2Headz .

  22. Henry Xp

    Henry XpDegi Síðan síðan

    im going for intel 9400f with rx570 2x8 gddr4 2660 ram, ssd 248 wd green + hdd 1tb wd blue + intel optane :3 the price is the best thing of all this and it runs all the games in a high quality level... i know amd has more alternatives with OC but if you don't want that shit because you appreciate your money this is my best recommendation.... sorry amd maybe i will build a new pc some year later as Amd seems to be the best in next years but lets see if they fix the power consumption and heat of components... for now i'm going for Blue team and I know red team is really good but not good enough yet in my opinion :3

  23. r s

    r sDegi Síðan síðan

    Wish you coulda explained more and react like an angry cry baby less

  24. Anders Hurtig

    Anders HurtigDegi Síðan síðan

    Maybe weird question but why cant you hit the like button or a subscribebutton within the video if you're in the fullscreenmode!? Ive just noticed that videos with millions dont seem to have as many likes :-D

  25. Lizard King

    Lizard KingDegi Síðan síðan

    HA fuck you intel my 1950X threadripper is purring along all cores 3.85ghz you SUCK so utterly that my 2 year old chip that cost a third of what you cost is like, almost as good DAMN your silicon and process SUCKS like it really SUCKS like what are you making chips out of, beach sand? DAMN

  26. Lizard King

    Lizard KingDegi Síðan síðan

    WOT that's a ferret mate definitely not a weasel

  27. Lizard King

    Lizard KingDegi Síðan síðan

    YES YES they ARE like WEASELS

  28. Lizard King

    Lizard KingDegi Síðan síðan


  29. vip47287

    vip47287Degi Síðan síðan

    Wow! it comes with 18 cores....... The secret is for software developers to use parallelism to take advantage of all that power. We want holographic images dancing around our living rooms naked.

  30. Tanmay Garg

    Tanmay GargDegi Síðan síðan

    This video will give shivers to all intel marketings. All dollars down the drain. Anybody buying this processor will surely come here. Will be interested to see intel sales numbers on this.

  31. ispankedyourwaifu

    ispankedyourwaifuDegi Síðan síðan

    *Calls them weisels* *puts a ferret on screen*

  32. uee ejded

    uee ejdedDegi Síðan síðan

    linu$ u lookin real sexy when he humilliate my cpu

  33. Bakasandoitchi Desu

    Bakasandoitchi DesuDegi Síðan síðan

    After switching to Ryzen 5 2600 I'm never looking at intel again 😍😍 Ryzen is soo soo much better now! ~ex Intel user.

  34. Abiud Joseph

    Abiud JosephDegi Síðan síðan

    I have to agree with you. Intel management are scum. I worked there for many years in the microprocessor group. I pray for God to implode the company, knock down the buildings and salt the Earth, so nothing again will grow there. Go AMD!

  35. woodwyrm

    woodwyrm2 dögum síðan

    Cascade Lake? More like Cascading failures! I'll show my self out!

  36. Elitefromthebar

    Elitefromthebar2 dögum síðan

    That's a ferret though.

  37. OldPossum

    OldPossum2 dögum síðan

    Apple seems to be leading the pack in chip innovation.

  38. analogaudio rules

    analogaudio rules2 dögum síðan

    intel still makes great cpus.... but whoever is running them today idk...

  39. Computer Scientist

    Computer Scientist2 dögum síðan

    Well, It's good that AMD is now in rise and I wish them luck, their team did really great job, I am in the Intel team and I will forever be, my friends are considering AMD over Intel. Well you know, I remember when even thinking about AMD was a joke. It is hard to be the best all the time, Intel had to fall to understand and learn from their mistakes. It is truth that they are still running 14nm obsolete technology (obsolete in terms of CPU makers). Intel should say: Well done AMD, great CPU! And no to try convince everyone that they still hold the flag, consumers nowadays are NOT IDIOTS and specially not people in IT sector, thinking about telling sh!t and people will eat it is VERY STUPID and only proof that marketing team of Intel is rubbish. Just admit it, they finally catch up after decade. Now is your turn Intel to produce great chip again, but please without any sh!t, just do the great chip. By the way, AMD ATI company value combined is 43 billion USD, Intel ONLY company value is 243 billion USD, so much for switching to AMD..

  40. Mitch Richard

    Mitch Richard2 dögum síðan

    Not much of a victory when a 10300 129$ CPU will still beat a 950$ 3950x in gaming.

  41. Artemio Lomarda

    Artemio Lomarda2 dögum síðan

    It's getting real toasty for intel now 😅😅😅😅

  42. Charzey

    Charzey2 dögum síðan

    Intel cuckboys will defend this.

  43. Sebastiaan Matla

    Sebastiaan Matla2 dögum síðan

    Some cringeworthy nerdrage here.

  44. Christopher Kidd

    Christopher Kidd3 dögum síðan

    Still taking reliability and compatibility of Intel over AMD.

  45. Kalel jordan

    Kalel jordan3 dögum síðan

    first part of Linus's video - are you kidding me with this 10980XE?! Intel is run by chickenshit, weasels. Dunkey- Man, he must hate this shit. Linus- It has a little something for everyone. *[roll credits]* but also, intel be sneaky.

  46. Tyler Mitchell

    Tyler Mitchell3 dögum síðan

    My first cpu was a i7 3770k, it was great, then like 2 years ago I got the i7 8086k, not bad. But it will be my last, AMD is killing them and seems to be working with customers in mind. Nvm the price to performance, they are just getting better than intel over all. And they are shady to their customers. My next CPU will be the ryzen 9 3950x

  47. g00gle minus

    g00gle minus3 dögum síðan

    this means the true price of 9980xe was 999$, so basically they overprized it by 100%.

  48. deathskyvalley

    deathskyvalley3 dögum síðan

    mountain, mole hill.

  49. Sudden Eye

    Sudden Eye3 dögum síðan

    Best criticism EVER - Weasel and Chicken subscriptions are now renewed as my analogy standards! Thanks Linus and "cow goes moo!"

  50. Zachary Starnes

    Zachary Starnes3 dögum síðan

    I love this video sooooo much. If you have ever taken Econ 101 you would know that every time you spend a dollar you are negotiating with the producer that it is worth your money. When you pass it up, you send a message. Gamers are the only consumers that use this fact to its full potential and its all because of knowledgeable peeps like Linus here. I might wind up buying a hoodie if LTT keeps this up.

  51. JessePoops 2Much

    JessePoops 2Much3 dögum síðan

    Fuck yeah! You just officially convinced me to switch to amd. Fuck Intel.

  52. CTR8008

    CTR80083 dögum síðan

    Guy needs to calm the fuck down.

  53. toughluck8012

    toughluck80123 dögum síðan

    Profit hungry capitalist tunnel visioned greedy corporations only care about money, not what is ethical or right or fair

  54. Deddy Septiyanto

    Deddy Septiyanto3 dögum síðan

    Scam price = High Real price = Half We know the truth

  55. Travis Weidel

    Travis Weidel3 dögum síðan

    Actually trying to get a 10980XE right now. Glad I didn't have to pay 2000 for that 9980!

  56. EyesOfTheLion 11

    EyesOfTheLion 113 dögum síðan

    Wow I've never seen him so mad. This really got to him.

  57. Platinum_Panzer

    Platinum_Panzer4 dögum síðan

    Now I kinda feel unclean having an i7 8700 in my PC. Please forgive me, for I have sinned!

  58. Nalianna

    Nalianna4 dögum síðan

    *BLIND RAGE* ... "LTT Store btw." *BLIND RAGE*

  59. William Murdock

    William Murdock4 dögum síðan

    tech buttheads with attitude

  60. Rhys Kenyon

    Rhys Kenyon4 dögum síðan

    Love the blurred out benchmarks at the top of each graph. Hmmmm, I wonder what that could possibly be for, is that possibly some new CPU that Intel is too afraid to compete with? Nooooo, couldn't be 😏 Way to say fuck it to Intel and put the AMD benchmarks in there anyway (kinda), proud of ya.

  61. Amirul Alias

    Amirul Alias4 dögum síðan

    intel starts to give their customers global warming in your room

  62. Manbuntrucker

    Manbuntrucker4 dögum síðan

    WOOO AND THIS IS WHY this dude is my favorite tech reviewer. Tells its like it is!

  63. Totally Not FBI

    Totally Not FBI4 dögum síðan

    Intel just 2:29

  64. samghost13

    samghost134 dögum síðan

    Indel intel ? what is a intel ? Chicken ? Ah! I see! Nothing of interest

  65. Mike Ferrari

    Mike Ferrari4 dögum síðan