Alienware's CRAZY upgradeable laptop

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  • burtoner
    burtoner 8 ore fa

    I really thought at the start Linus isn't going to put this back together lol :D

  • Jacques Fernandes

    No one? Really?
    6:57 "You comin out baby? Yea you are. You want to"
    I lost it XD

  • Anonymous Pallas Cat

    wasnt there a eurocom laptop somewhere that was really nice?

  • Silvan Paul
    Silvan Paul 10 ore fa

    this laptop is the laptop that many people wanted including me, it sucks that you can't upgrade your laptop nowadays because of the sacrifices that have been made for the thinner standards. I just don't want my graphics card and CPU soldered on to my motherboard.

  • Christian Wijaya
    Christian Wijaya 10 ore fa +1

    Why you need to upgrade that monster Laptop desktop anyway. People must have so much money.

  • krum1985
    krum1985 10 ore fa

    now THAT is one sexy laptop =) I bought a alienware laptop 6-ish years ago, and it was the best laptop I've had (but also ridiculously expensive xD). My biggest gripe with it was the lack of upgrade-ability, so when I felt the need to upgrade, I went back to a desktop PC. This laptop is probably not for me, as I don't "game on the go" much anymore, and it probably would cost me more than a whole years worth of disposable income xD

  • Ben The Shrubber
    Ben The Shrubber 11 ore fa

    that poor poor flex at the bottom left..

  • PH Crownguard
    PH Crownguard 12 ore fa

    i see it 1:29 skip frame! in my 57hz refresh rate 720p hd screen using youtube vanced

  • Theodor Samoladas
    Theodor Samoladas 12 ore fa

    Tightly packaging great components is of no use when you realize afterwards that the CPU is throttling down in any workload over 20%

  • ekel38
    ekel38 14 ore fa

    Why'd you keep focusing on his balding head LOL.

  • Luis Serrano
    Luis Serrano 14 ore fa

    Now I want an Alien Ware.

  • Jonathan Delarosa
    Jonathan Delarosa 18 ore fa

    Hahaha saw that ending coming. No way he would put it back together lol

  • Arif Rizky
    Arif Rizky 18 ore fa

    Can't wait for full size gpu in laptop.

  • mythical orange
    mythical orange 19 ore fa

    If we also had upgradable phones

  • Maxwell Udemba
    Maxwell Udemba 22 ore fa

    can you put the i9 extreme injside

  • Maxwell Udemba
    Maxwell Udemba 22 ore fa

    did you say 2080 ti? really ti

  • HomebrewDr M
    HomebrewDr M 23 ore fa

    So this is just like the eurocom supermachines that have been out for years. Wait for the heat tests, and the wifi connector breakage issue due to heat, and the unreasonably expensive GPU upgrade options.

  • I like Pie
    I like Pie 23 ore fa

    Basically, it’s the opposite to a MacBook

  • Zoltán Kozma
    Zoltán Kozma 23 ore fa

    This takes me back. You know this used to be quite the norm as little as 10 years ago before the overpromising and underwhelming ultrabooks obliterated the laptop market because people are into designer handbags rather than reliable and future proofed machines.

  • smashbrosproductions

    Damn Linus you savage, tears apart a laptop to do a breakdown, and then leaves it to be put back together by the Dell guys. Lol.

  • StaelTek
    StaelTek 23 ore fa

    RTX 2080 TI and 6GB GDDR6? Something is clearly not right here

  • a64750
    a64750 Giorno fa

    two cheap laptops both failed in 4 years - Desktops forever!

  • Kervin
    Kervin Giorno fa

    ASUS won't even let people run benchmarks on their 'Mothership' laptop but Dell let Linus dismantle their machine.

  • Volta
    Volta Giorno fa

    - proprietary gpu connector (instead of available MXM3)
    - Intel LGA socket and chipset
    "Upgradeable" my ass

  • Bamfhammer
    Bamfhammer Giorno fa

    Looks like a Threadripper mounting mechanism around the intel socket.

  • Nate fishes
    Nate fishes Giorno fa

    Finally an Alienware worth purchasing

  • James Neave
    James Neave Giorno fa

    Should have asked if dbrand are going to put my laptop back together.

  • 9Cyberman
    9Cyberman Giorno fa

    WOW, man!
    I hope that the screen is also upgradeable if it isn't active pen ready now.
    The Chuwi 2-in-1, 10.8" Tablet PC was such but degraded by its almost unusable docking keyboard case which is a pity.

  • Steven Farmer
    Steven Farmer Giorno fa

    Clevo has been doing the i9-9900k since it came out. AW is not as powerful as Clevo. Clevo has been able to be upgradable for ages too.

  • It's Just Ryan
    It's Just Ryan Giorno fa

    I could imagine being friends with Linus, and as we're just chatting and having a normal conversation he just segues right in to a DBrand ad and then slips right back in to the topic at hand. lol

  • Rock Star
    Rock Star Giorno fa

    dell are shit, (alienware) anyone that guys it is a retard and new to computers!,
    HP (worst of the worst) Dell (second worst of the worst)

  • The Sad Potato
    The Sad Potato Giorno fa

    Very flipping cool! I just wish it was as easy to upgrade to future CPU's as it is for GPU's. That isn't even a laptop problem though.

  • Angela Walker
    Angela Walker Giorno fa

    ...Up to a 2080ti with 6GB GDDR6? That HAS TO BE A MISTAKE at 0:50! All other sources say the top GPU will be a regular 2080 with 8GB of memory. I'd LOVE to believe in the rumor of an eventual mobile 2080ti GPU but there's no way it would ever have 6GB of VRAM. That doesn't compute. I think Linus just oopsied and nobody caught it.

  • Nicu Ciuhrii
    Nicu Ciuhrii Giorno fa

    Can't wait to play with the insides of laptops !

  • Rolando Gomez
    Rolando Gomez Giorno fa

    I hope you didn't really leave the Del guys hanging... 🤣 Good video!

  • Vincent Mendoza
    Vincent Mendoza Giorno fa

    Why am I watching something I couldn't buy?

  • 4G12
    4G12 Giorno fa

    No, this is the exact opposite of crazy. This the RATIONAL way to design a laptop and in fact, they should have gone all the way and used standardized MXM GPUs.

  • lilrush151
    lilrush151 Giorno fa

    Nothing screams cocaine like Linus tech

  • d k
    d k Giorno fa

    Am not gonna lie the entire video I was waiting for him to tell the people he was leaving and they were stuck putting it together! :D

  • Lippy Kindle
    Lippy Kindle Giorno fa

    It'd be neat if they did a Ryzen version. What's the bet AM4 stays supported for longer?

  • zanderboy
    zanderboy Giorno fa

    keep yourself grounded Linus, i know you're "Humble" with your Chevy Volt and socks and sandals but there are signs of arrogance creeping in. Keep up the good work.

  • Vlada Karovic
    Vlada Karovic Giorno fa

    The i7 9900K uses (max) 95 W of power, and the 2080 Ti (desktop version) around 280 W (also max)... I don't know how much power that large 4k screen and MB need, but those will add few Watts as well. With 90 Wh battery? For how long can it work just by using it? 30 minutes in power saving mode?

  • Comrades川普
    Comrades川普 Giorno fa


  • Tay Gumi
    Tay Gumi Giorno fa

    My next Machine will be a DELL. :DD

  • GingerDuck 4.0
    GingerDuck 4.0 Giorno fa

    Thats why i love alienware 👽

  • Firdaus Mego
    Firdaus Mego Giorno fa


  • J. D. Ridenour
    J. D. Ridenour Giorno fa

    We've seen this before, though. Is MSI still supporting their Titan? And remember the OCZ DIY barebones laptop? I'll believe it when I see it. It's easy to say "we'll try and let you upgrade" then just, you know, not do that.

  • Sai Ram
    Sai Ram Giorno fa

    I'm playing games with 21 FPS dude.

  • Samuel Ling
    Samuel Ling Giorno fa

    i came here to see if linus dropped it

  • Bryan Beals
    Bryan Beals Giorno fa

    did you check for burn marks on the bottom?

  • Butch
    Butch Giorno fa

    @Linus Tech Tips . maybe you can give them a "tech tip" on how to apply thermal compound?.... that shit is all over the place

  • Computer Master
    Computer Master Giorno fa

    the rgb gaming chair in the back tho looking nice

  • Thomas Luggiero
    Thomas Luggiero Giorno fa

    my friggan i7-7700HQ in the AW 15R3 can't even run cool and hits Tj Max. Wow, back to MXM style video cards that we had 10 years ago.

  • Raiden Dot
    Raiden Dot Giorno fa

    They wont allow it to upgrade, this isn't the first time they've suggested that you could drop in a new graphics card. I'm looking at you MSI.

  • carl rogers
    carl rogers Giorno fa

    This isnt new. In fact this is how most laptops were up-gradable before Ultrabooks were a thing. My old gateway had a Celeron. i upgraded it to p4 extreme 4ghz. Upgraded my Dell 1500 xps too. Had AMD cpu. Turion think.

  • Big Dubyuh
    Big Dubyuh Giorno fa

    I wish it would of showed him going 14 ah ah ah 14! screws!!!

  • Disco Puppy
    Disco Puppy Giorno fa

    Cries in Alienware M18

  • Haxalicious
    Haxalicious 2 giorni fa

    4:56 or you could, you know, disconnect the WiFi antennas from the card

  • WuShu101
    WuShu101 2 giorni fa

    Linus leaving destruction in his path...Never heard of a canadian hurricane...

  • Joe A
    Joe A 2 giorni fa

    Linus do you think my Alienware x51 from 2012 with a i7 2600 and gtx 750 ti FTW is still good for modern gaming?

  • Snipez
    Snipez 2 giorni fa

    finally! people finally think of this

  • Chris Schnitzel
    Chris Schnitzel 2 giorni fa

    Thanks to Alienware to let Linus taking it apart! Very nice!

  • MrCervantesent
    MrCervantesent 2 giorni fa

    Mother of Gawd!!

  • Vlastimil91 Overclocker

    Okay nice video but Clevo laptop is better 😊

  • Andrew Harnaman
    Andrew Harnaman 2 giorni fa

    Wait there was a laptop in this video ? I was too busy checking out the RGB chair …...

  • Cyranek
    Cyranek 2 giorni fa +1

    do you know how long it took me to pause on that final frame of big fish catch rewards? my labors were for naught

  • OneRandomOsuPlayer
    OneRandomOsuPlayer 2 giorni fa

    Get yours for only 8000dollars now! (7999.99 for preorder)

  • Keltoigael
    Keltoigael 2 giorni fa

    The over use of thermal paste makes me cringe.

  • smith41978
    smith41978 2 giorni fa

    I know this doesn’t have anything to do with this video, but, I have to ask because I know you can help. I have an Alienware Aurora R3 and the SATA ports are going out and I want to replace the motherboard, do you know if I can use the stock power supply with something like an ASUS motherboard?
    Thanks, any help would be appreciated

  • Tobias Böhse
    Tobias Böhse 2 giorni fa

    Lets get real for a moment.
    upcoming upgrades for this laptop - none.
    its a neat feature. but will the next intel i9-10xxx come with the 1151v3 socket or somthing else that wouldnt fit at all?
    and for the 2080ti. i´d be suprissed to see a successor of it in this kind of discreet laptop configuration.
    but never the less, holy moly ist this thing beefed up.

  • marcusdumitru
    marcusdumitru 2 giorni fa

    This is how power of influence look like! I love how I always get a gimps of the floor room personnel just standing there to watch Linus do his shooting. And than, they are to put everything back where it was, before Linus, and even repair it if Linus breaks it. This guy is such a big name on IT-clip that they let him do whatever he needs to, in order to promote their products.

  • Majora Boy
    Majora Boy 2 giorni fa

    The iPad Pro 11 inch can replace a laptop
    Check out my review on this subject

  • tberry7348
    tberry7348 2 giorni fa

    Did I hear you right, someone made something Linus proof? Didn't think that was possible....

  • C7
    C7 2 giorni fa

    Good luck getting components to upgrade this

  • flipfloplogic
    flipfloplogic 2 giorni fa

    That reference probably went over the head of 99% of your viewers but my old ass caught it. One "ah ah ah", two "ah ah ah"...…its from sesame street when the count um counted.....yeah when he counted numbers.

  • Homework Radio
    Homework Radio 2 giorni fa

    That chair!

  • Anarchy Antz
    Anarchy Antz 2 giorni fa

    Everything that Linus knows about "size" and "heat" usually is when it's in his hands becoming a large fire.

  • Aditya Arvind
    Aditya Arvind 2 giorni fa

    Not RTX 2080ti but RTX 2080

  • Elysian eSports
    Elysian eSports 2 giorni fa

    I like how all the sales people were watching him in amazement. Probably were thinking " that's how you make sales"

  • unnamed beast
    unnamed beast 2 giorni fa

    Dude tha blonde milf behind you, wants you so bad..

  • Krish Chaudhary
    Krish Chaudhary 2 giorni fa

    Unfortunately the problem that still remains - Dell’s Factory Settings suckkkkkkkk. And the customer support for non-warranty customers suckssssssss.
    Never go for Dell boys.

  • KYEMattFiBeR
    KYEMattFiBeR 2 giorni fa

    This is amazing.

  • devilz user00
    devilz user00 2 giorni fa

    like for the Blondie woman :P

  • Alex Krasikow
    Alex Krasikow 2 giorni fa

    Thank you for skipping 3-14

  • Gabriel DaDude
    Gabriel DaDude 2 giorni fa

    Me during the whole video: DO NOT DROP ANYTHING FOR GOD'S SAKE LINUS!!!!!!!!!!

  • West Wood
    West Wood 2 giorni fa

    the woman at the end, should i clap??

  • B_chan
    B_chan 2 giorni fa

    My 10 year old HP laptop had a replaceable/upgradable graphics card. Nothing new here.

  • Teun Segers
    Teun Segers 2 giorni fa

    I want a video about the chair with the lights in the background :)

  • Johannes
    Johannes 2 giorni fa

    wtf I love Dell now

  • Wetpig
    Wetpig 2 giorni fa

    That blonde girl at the end wanted to clap 10:10

  • DriXx MADison
    DriXx MADison 2 giorni fa

    I must admit, at 0:32 I was immediately distracted by that glowing-azz chair!

  • Kieron Tang
    Kieron Tang 2 giorni fa

    loved the sesame street refrence

  • enky00
    enky00 2 giorni fa

    RGB CHAIR, why did you not talk about the chair. The laptop ist just a laptop. boring ^^

  • erebusparcae
    erebusparcae 2 giorni fa

    im glad to see this on the show.. replaceable gpu and cpu on laptops noice!

  • Martins 91267
    Martins 91267 2 giorni fa

    A Linus-proof case? :O That's straight up impossible

  • Bru- Me- Neander- THALL

    Linus 'takes things apart doesn't put them back together' Tips.

  • Vision Quest
    Vision Quest 2 giorni fa

    Bs still slow ,show me a 10ghz 1tb of ram , 1 tb of video super thin one

  • DEVUNK88
    DEVUNK88 2 giorni fa

    the question really is can I send it in to dell and have them upgrade it for me

  • James Fox
    James Fox 2 giorni fa

    Linus - You Better Not have Left Those Nerds to Put That Laptop Back together ! COME ON BRA -face

  • chris branham
    chris branham 2 giorni fa

    His clap