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Linus explains why he things global supply shortages due to China’s shut down could have long term impacts on the prices of PC components.

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50 Comments

  1. EclipseLeaf on February 17, 2021 at 9:08 pm

    He tried to warn us, we didn’t listen.



  2. Harold Caballero on February 17, 2021 at 9:08 pm

    This aged like wine



  3. iLL PHiL on February 17, 2021 at 9:10 pm

    just bid $250 for a used sonnett rx 570 egpu and probably won’t win : *Edit* auction on ebay just ended at over $400! Linus if you read this: may I borrow a gpu?



  4. Random Gamer on February 17, 2021 at 9:10 pm

    Us then: nahhhhhhhhhhh

    Us now: *shit*



  5. Hayden Redmond on February 17, 2021 at 9:11 pm

    6:55 damn I wish this was the case



  6. Chidinma Nwokeocha on February 17, 2021 at 9:11 pm

    Super thankful to KLAXONSTOOLS COM. They got my wallet funded with 4btc through their service



  7. Adam Diriye on February 17, 2021 at 9:12 pm

    S.C.A.L.P.E.R.S



  8. Cho'Gath DFM on February 17, 2021 at 9:12 pm

    This video hit different in December 2020.



  9. Feng Lengshun on February 17, 2021 at 9:14 pm

    As a time traveler from December 2020, I can say that Linus’ advice is apt. Assuming, of course, that you _need_ what was available at the time of the video’s release within the next two years from then. Because I can tell you I’m not seeing stock to hit "available" until at least March 2021 and normalize until 2022. Overstock? Man, that’s funny, all I can see is supply finally meeting demand in the next two years.



  10. Jengo621 on February 17, 2021 at 9:15 pm

    The day is Dec 14th 2020 and congrats and F u Linus b/c you were totally right



  11. Toxic Boss on February 17, 2021 at 9:19 pm

    welll uhhhhhhhh



  12. Dr. D4nk memes on February 17, 2021 at 9:22 pm

    BLYATTTTT



  13. madgodzilla12465 on February 17, 2021 at 9:22 pm

    Well… he was right.



  14. The Aussie Gamer on February 17, 2021 at 9:22 pm

    Welcome to 2021 where barely any Ryzen 5000, RX 6000, RTX 3000 exists. And stupid high prices too boot. Also thanks US tariff 😒



  15. GameWinnerTv on February 17, 2021 at 9:23 pm

    I just wanted to build a pc for the first time in my life and this happens. I hope prices will get back to normal soon.



  16. Eduardas on February 17, 2021 at 9:24 pm

    2021 laughs in still not having parts



  17. BabyJay on February 17, 2021 at 9:24 pm

    They weren’t ready



  18. Kibo Shinji on February 17, 2021 at 9:28 pm

    oh my god i just started to be exited about PC building just 3 months ago, and not watching this beforehand



  19. cujero on February 17, 2021 at 9:28 pm

    Couldn’t have been more right.



  20. Carlo Armada on February 17, 2021 at 9:28 pm

    Hi guys its december and linus was right



  21. Nicolas Yang on February 17, 2021 at 9:29 pm

    Laughs in Ryzen 3000 series CPU and Turing GPU upgrade right before pandemic times.



  22. Rake At Steak on February 17, 2021 at 9:29 pm

    This aged like wine



  23. Soham on February 17, 2021 at 9:32 pm

    We should have listend



  24. shzamm patapon on February 17, 2021 at 9:33 pm

    and then the rtx 30 series came out. rip anyone who bought it because of this. although, not like the rtx 30 series have any stocks tho…



  25. fredcastor1 on February 17, 2021 at 9:34 pm

    linus ahead of its time



  26. Pleb on February 17, 2021 at 9:38 pm

    WHY DIDN’T WE LISTEN WHHYYYYY



  27. Tom Van Dongen on February 17, 2021 at 9:38 pm

    Congratulations; you’re a prophet



  28. Suspicious0ne on February 17, 2021 at 9:39 pm

    Not regretting listening to Linus when this released. Thank you.



  29. Not Joe Pesci on February 17, 2021 at 9:41 pm

    Prophetic



  30. Rage Quit on February 17, 2021 at 9:42 pm

    He warned us



  31. Kavi Conner on February 17, 2021 at 9:43 pm

    Today the very day I’m making this comment TechLinked says that the price of Hardware will go up in the United States so sad… Good Luck I hope this is Not true. 1/6/21



  32. Sean Turner on February 17, 2021 at 9:43 pm

    Everyone laughed at linus…
    Turns out the Scalpers and Miners had the last laugh…



  33. Rage Quit on February 17, 2021 at 9:44 pm

    Hi Person who came back from the Christmas Deals Video!



  34. Quarrelation on February 17, 2021 at 9:44 pm

    Welp, this aged well.



  35. Richard Crossley on February 17, 2021 at 9:46 pm

    Coming from 8 months in the future, RTX30 series and AMD Ryzen 5K aren’t going to be available in the 2020 holiday season.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hW6_nX0g3to



  36. Jayde R on February 17, 2021 at 9:47 pm

    lol



  37. A bunny that will chew on your cables on February 17, 2021 at 9:47 pm

    *Linus out here predicting the future*



  38. tyrannus on February 17, 2021 at 9:48 pm

    Damn linus predicted this



  39. Virtually Absurd on February 17, 2021 at 9:49 pm

    He was right all along



  40. The Haeggarr on February 17, 2021 at 9:51 pm

    how right he was…



  41. Simon Large on February 17, 2021 at 9:53 pm

    Came back to this video after LTTs ‘How to build a PC without getting RIPPED OFF!’ video from yesterday. Watching this now almost 10 months later to see that Moderna were already working on a vaccine is a bit scary!! We flew from the UK to Nashville on the 23rd Feb unaware that things were so serious. How lucky we were to get home 10 days later with no signs of the virus. There were no checks in Heathrow Airport when we arrived home and 2-3 weeks later the UK went into Lockdown. At the time it was Nashville or parts for a new pc build. So glad I was able to go to Nashville otherwise I would have a 10 month old pc instead of a 10 year old pc with DDR3 1600 RAM, i5-4690K, intel stock cooler, 16 GB USB 2, GTX 550 Ti. It does still work though, just temperamental sometimes. Hope she can last another 6 months or so.



  42. de0k1ng on February 17, 2021 at 9:53 pm

    10 months after release: He is more right than he even had a right to expect. I was bothered by his choice of words but now I seem to understand: There is no comparable performance /price until late 2021 to be expected. Linus cannot have known the consequences at that time (before it even affected my home country) but he shared a pretty accurate estimate. Those are truly wizard skills!



  43. Theo Higgins on February 17, 2021 at 9:54 pm

    The man was right



  44. Peter Erwin on February 17, 2021 at 9:54 pm

    Prophet Shit



  45. Space ecks on February 17, 2021 at 9:54 pm

    it actually didnt seem that bad in terms of stock for most items until december hit. Before it was just next gen but now its everything



  46. Carl Song on February 17, 2021 at 9:56 pm

    2021 RIP



  47. Matthew Cummins on February 17, 2021 at 9:57 pm

    Thanks Linus, I bought a few months earlier than I was planning because of this video and that paid off big time.



  48. Jeffrey Boles on February 17, 2021 at 9:59 pm

    I didn’t think what Linus said might happen even could happen. I thought this would be like every other "Panic! A disaster is happening!" Might as well be Easter with how much egg is on my face.



  49. A Frisky Gamer on February 17, 2021 at 10:00 pm

    Seeing this 10 months late. Linus, do you have any random lotto numbers you think might be lucky? Asking for a friend.



  50. Aragorn841 on February 17, 2021 at 10:02 pm

    Linus called it. Jan 2021, still shortages everywhere.