Alienware's CRAZY upgradeable laptop

Published on Jan 10, 2019
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  • wow it can upgrade plot twist : it's intel y know how it goes

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

  • at the low low cost of an arm and a leg

  • another bull in chinashop moment

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

  • 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

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

  • Nerdddddd porn M

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Just 23000 dollar 😋😂👌

  • Its unreal the human that is Linus, love that guy

  • You keep saying desktop but you mean laptop?

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

  • You had me at upgradable

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

  • wow epic laptop

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

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

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

  • 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?

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

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

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

  • wasnt there a eurocom laptop somewhere that was really nice?

  • 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.

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

  • 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

  • that poor poor flex at the bottom left..

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

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

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

  • Now I want an Alien Ware.

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

  • Can't wait for full size gpu in laptop.

  • If we also had upgradable phones

  • can you put the i9 extreme injside

  • did you say 2080 ti? really ti

  • 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.

  • Basically, it’s the opposite to a MacBook

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

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

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

  • Looks like a Threadripper mounting mechanism around the intel socket.

  • Finally an Alienware worth purchasing

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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)

  • 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.

  • ...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.

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

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

  • Why am I watching something I couldn't buy?

  • 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.

  • Nothing screams cocaine like Linus tech

  • 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

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

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • DID YOU SEE THAT @APPLE

  • My next Machine will be a DELL. :DD

  • Thats why i love alienware 👽

  • OMG DAT RGB CHAIR

  • 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.

  • I'm playing games with 21 FPS dude.

  • i came here to see if linus dropped it

  • did you check for burn marks on the bottom?

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

  • the rgb gaming chair in the back tho looking nice

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • Cries in Alienware M18

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

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

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

  • finally! people finally think of this

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

  • Mother of Gawd!!

  • Okay nice video but Clevo laptop is better 😊

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

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

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

  • The over use of thermal paste makes me cringe.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 US-tv that they let him do whatever he needs to, in order to promote their products.

  • The iPad Pro 11 inch can replace a laptop Check out my review on this subject us-tv.org/tv/video-jS0SeLSr-Iw.html

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

  • Good luck getting components to upgrade this