Alienware's CRAZY upgradeable laptop

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  • yao shun
    yao shun 9 hours ago

    cooling system still same as ten years ago. most company just put the badass hardware in to the box. don't care users experience. especially the keyboard layout.

  • Will Ch
    Will Ch 11 hours ago

    can i put a threadripper 2990XW & a RTX quadro 8000 on a 51m?? im really interesed on a laptop like that.

  • Pooch's PC Pandemic
    Pooch's PC Pandemic 11 hours ago

    This is unbelievable. Imagine 10 years into the future, we'll have 128GB worth of ram, 1PB in terms of SSD M.2 storage, a core i11 (if they exist) and dual RTX 2080TI's with 20GB on each card... as an available option for those who love overkill, all in a laptop! Made super "easy", by your friends at Alienware! Have you guys seen their overkill pc towers? :D

  • Jimmy Tech
    Jimmy Tech 13 hours ago

    Linus was like a Kid on Christmas on this video :D

  • Abbas Raza Nasir
    Abbas Raza Nasir 18 hours ago

    Linus you dumb f... stop being a control freak and unplug the antenna cables that way i would have been easier for you to put it back in and you wouldnt have to ask em to assemble it for ya

  • globulas
    globulas 20 hours ago

    Wondering why, if you are called Linus Tech Tips .. you have to ask how to disassemble a fairly obvious modular system!!

  • MrT33CEE
    MrT33CEE 20 hours ago

    I Bought an Alienware back in the 00s I think 2006 the top of the range ALX with the custom spray job. Amazing Laptop, however after just 4 years there was an issue with the main motherboard which couldnt be replaced or fixed.... £2500 laptop turned into an expensive drinks mat.... I would never buy another ever again...

  • Jason howe
    Jason howe 20 hours ago

    beggers wanted to ask why not goto to a dimm slot for gpu ram and a gpu socket style for the gpu

  • Dafaq_U Meen
    Dafaq_U Meen Day ago

    Oh god Linus, Be careful! Don't drop it. Lol

  • KDingo81
    KDingo81 Day ago

    I can already foresee a huge increase in security for CES 2020, as they need them to keep an eye on linus to not disassemble all the hardware that is showcased.
    "I wasn´t supposed to disassemble that? Ok, well here have this bag of screws and those pieces, i may or may not have dropped some of them."

  • HUGEGUTS!
    HUGEGUTS! Day ago

    Dell/Alienware's site says the max GPU config is a GTX 1080. Is the RTX 2080 TI a future config?

  • Bear Sketches
    Bear Sketches Day ago

    is no one going to mention the RGB trackpad?

  • SMaze17
    SMaze17 Day ago

    We want benchmarks!!! Great video yet again Linus.

  • ICE W0LLOW SEAMAN

    10:12 Really? she think this is some kind of reality show or what? hahahahahah TF clap clap clap pfgahaha

  • Alex Simon
    Alex Simon Day ago

    Conan the Barbarian

  • llSithKain
    llSithKain Day ago

    I checked out Dbrand, from the link in the description - they have no Nokia skins. I google 'dbrand nokia' and it comes up with a link stating Dbrand said "Nokia phones belong in the trash"
    well, fuck me I guess. No Dbrand skin for my phone!

  • KParaD
    KParaD Day ago

    Screw the laptop


    *where can I buy that rgb chair????*

  • Daikataro Kamegawa

    Did... did DELL just allow you to tear down a several hundred bucks computer with bare hands? On a carpeted floor? With no ESD strap or any other means of grounding?

  • Gajendra Ambi
    Gajendra Ambi Day ago

    what is it missing?
    up-gradable screen,
    up-gradable keyboard,
    up-gradable motherboard.
    Having worked at HP, DELL and now IBM, I can confidently say that this is clearly possible at the same or smaller form factor; but they won't do it yet unless they have to, to survive.

  • PickeringSamuel
    PickeringSamuel Day ago

    Love you Linus 😍

  • Chris McDonald
    Chris McDonald 2 days ago

    We have to give dell credit on this. But I see Nivida blocking this some how Idk why but i do.

  • Sinan Akkoyun
    Sinan Akkoyun 2 days ago

    This is more than VR ready
    Does it have an PCI express slot? xD

  • veleriphon
    veleriphon 2 days ago

    How many seconds does it run at full draw?

  • NeonClaws
    NeonClaws 2 days ago

    Can't believe i will never be able to buy this laptop. Im sad :(

  • Hero Murda
    Hero Murda 2 days ago

    how can comeone so clumsy like you being professional reviewer of gadget? anyway, i still like your video. keep going.

  • Chessy Strikes
    Chessy Strikes 2 days ago

    wow it can upgrade
    plot twist : it's intel y know how it goes

  • Jacques B
    Jacques B 2 days ago

    that Alienware dude smile.... linus took it appart

  • hitmon126
    hitmon126 2 days ago

    at the low low cost of an arm and a leg

  • Toan Ho
    Toan Ho 2 days ago

    another bull in chinashop moment

  • roberto fromamino
    roberto fromamino 2 days ago

    it's great to see you so exited about a new product

  • SomeTechBloke
    SomeTechBloke 2 days ago

    This needs to be a standard in laptops, Think of all the E-Waste that can be cut down if we had some sort of standards like this in laptops today instead of constant soldered on jobs

  • FullSpectrumTech Carroll

    Alright...who shit on the CPU and GPU socket?

  • Tristin Lees
    Tristin Lees 2 days ago

    Nerdddddd porn
    M

  • Aodhan Browning
    Aodhan Browning 2 days ago

    Can we just talk about how ugly that thermal paste job is on the CPU?

  • RetroGamerVX
    RetroGamerVX 2 days ago

    Seems funny to hear a Canadian say "The bloody thing" lol

  • zackandcameron
    zackandcameron 2 days ago

    "And they're actually going to allow me to open this" and that was their first mistake

  • Foxtrot Delta
    Foxtrot Delta 2 days ago

    Those women back there seem to be very impressed by linus's skills and humorous charms!

  • MEUProductions
    MEUProductions 2 days ago

    Dell is awesome for letting you do this. This is the stuff I like to see from companies.

  • Adventure TV
    Adventure TV 2 days ago

    10:12 girl behind almost started claping for Linus :)

  • Rhydonify
    Rhydonify 2 days ago

    Just 23000 dollar 😋😂👌

  • It's Akile
    It's Akile 2 days ago

    Its unreal the human that is Linus, love that guy

  • SnickerSnack
    SnickerSnack 2 days ago

    You keep saying desktop but you mean laptop?

  • Oalmax
    Oalmax 2 days ago

    *Finally! Alienware is back with overpriced hardware! Just what we needed*

  • Eden
    Eden 2 days ago

    You had me at upgradable

  • Bagdadsky_Hornik
    Bagdadsky_Hornik 2 days ago

    what? FULL 2080ti with 6GB vram???

  • ShinTsu
    ShinTsu 2 days ago

    wow epic laptop

  • iDiminished
    iDiminished 2 days ago

    * _Apple feeling really edgy about Right to Repair Legislation right about now_ *

  • harry martin
    harry martin 2 days ago

    what's with the subliminal glitch of you holding the laptop?

  • R Cajavus
    R Cajavus 2 days ago

    I'Dd smack you over your face if I saw you poining at motherboard components with metal screwdriver

  • Fluttershy
    Fluttershy 2 days ago

    I'm surprised a company let Linus take apart a prototype laptop with screws that small. Linus is already known to drop things. Is allowing him to take apart a laptop a good idea?

  • Ron Flood
    Ron Flood 2 days ago

    its nice to see happy excited Linus.. would be nice to see him more often...

  • burtoner
    burtoner 2 days ago

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

  • Jacques Fernandes
    Jacques Fernandes 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago +1

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

  • krum1985
    krum1985 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    that poor poor flex at the bottom left..

  • PH Crownguard
    PH Crownguard 3 days ago

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

  • Theodor Samoladas
    Theodor Samoladas 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

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

  • Luis Serrano
    Luis Serrano 3 days ago

    Now I want an Alien Ware.

  • Jonathan Delarosa
    Jonathan Delarosa 3 days ago

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

  • Arif Rizky
    Arif Rizky 3 days ago

    Can't wait for full size gpu in laptop.

  • mythical orange
    mythical orange 3 days ago

    If we also had upgradable phones

  • Maxwell Udemba
    Maxwell Udemba 3 days ago

    can you put the i9 extreme injside

  • Maxwell Udemba
    Maxwell Udemba 3 days ago

    did you say 2080 ti? really ti

  • HomebrewDr M
    HomebrewDr M 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    Basically, it’s the opposite to a MacBook

  • Zoltán Kozma
    Zoltán Kozma 3 days ago

    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.

  • StaelTek
    StaelTek 3 days ago

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

  • a64750
    a64750 3 days ago

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

  • Kervin
    Kervin 3 days ago

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

  • Volta
    Volta 3 days ago

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

  • Bamfhammer
    Bamfhammer 3 days ago

    Looks like a Threadripper mounting mechanism around the intel socket.

  • Nate fishes
    Nate fishes 3 days ago

    Finally an Alienware worth purchasing

  • James Neave
    James Neave 3 days ago

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

  • 9Cyberman
    9Cyberman 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    ...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 3 days ago

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

  • Rolando Gomez
    Rolando Gomez 3 days ago

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

  • Vincent Mendoza
    Vincent Mendoza 3 days ago

    Why am I watching something I couldn't buy?

  • 4G12
    4G12 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    Nothing screams cocaine like Linus tech

  • d k
    d k 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

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

  • zanderboy
    zanderboy 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    DID YOU SEE THAT @APPLE

  • Tay Gumi
    Tay Gumi 4 days ago

    My next Machine will be a DELL. :DD

  • GingerDuck 4.0
    GingerDuck 4.0 4 days ago

    Thats why i love alienware 👽

  • Firdaus Mego
    Firdaus Mego 4 days ago

    OMG DAT RGB CHAIR

  • J. D. Ridenour
    J. D. Ridenour 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    I'm playing games with 21 FPS dude.

  • Samuel Ling
    Samuel Ling 4 days ago

    i came here to see if linus dropped it

  • Bryan Beals
    Bryan Beals 4 days ago

    did you check for burn marks on the bottom?