Should kids have powerful PCs?

Buying or Building a PC for a kid can be confusing… as a parent who has gone through this a few times now, let’s talk about some things to consider BEFORE giving your kid their first PC.

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50 Comments

  1. I_Biscuit on January 18, 2021 at 5:25 pm

    Just buy a console for kids



  2. Harris Dogra on January 18, 2021 at 5:26 pm

    I just saw the title and I’m scared my parents will see it. No more conning my parents…



  3. Victor Rodriguez on January 18, 2021 at 5:27 pm

    I built my first pc last month before the prices went all the way up



  4. im a shibe now pet me on January 18, 2021 at 5:27 pm

    The dudes at the pc store are like : yo u shouldnt buy a kid such expensive stuff bla bla bla bullshit whenever i go to buy a pc.
    Its been like 3 times that happened to me.
    I just wanna punch them in the face
    So i have been stuck with the same pc since like 2014.
    My father finally decided to get me another one but i dont guess its gonna go as planned.



  5. Krappa on January 18, 2021 at 5:28 pm

    Yes. Children deserve Minecraft with RTX on, all the rays.



  6. diac track on January 18, 2021 at 5:30 pm

    bruh i ruined mt childhood theres notin on ze inter net that can cause some tin bad exepct for throwing up other than that na



  7. Zizard on January 18, 2021 at 5:30 pm

    3600x and 3070 at 12 😉



  8. Brennen Johnson on January 18, 2021 at 5:33 pm

    Did the 3 builds ever happen?? Lol



  9. Sky Dog on January 18, 2021 at 5:33 pm

    2:34 skddcjkd



  10. Digital_Jedi on January 18, 2021 at 5:34 pm

    My first computer was a laptop with a 4th gen i7 and 4gb of ram. I upgraded the crap out of that thing. I installed a second 4gb stick of 1600 ddr3, a larger HDD, then an SSD.

    It ran games good enough. 720p 30fps on low-medium settings. I even did cad modeling on that thing. I finally upgraded in 2019 when the Intel graphics weren’t enough to keep up with blender and modern esport titles.



  11. Amante De Capaldi on January 18, 2021 at 5:35 pm

    I am a 16 year old Indian boy I got my 1st powerful laptop for gaming coding etc..,.. I like using phones generally bcz is more interactive unlike laptops and pc where I have to use keyboards to do stuff but i like typing 😂……. I am still in learning curve so I can understand



  12. Ozarius on January 18, 2021 at 5:37 pm

    Every kid needs a 3080. Come on Jay c:



  13. ZZ ZZ on January 18, 2021 at 5:39 pm

    What do you mean, my kid is the machine



  14. Daisy Flores on January 18, 2021 at 5:40 pm

    My computer gives me 20 FPS on the loading screen of r6 🥲 soon I will build a PC that will burn my income for the last 4 months 🥲



  15. Landon Luebke on January 18, 2021 at 5:40 pm

    My grandpa learned guitar at 70 because he bought one for his birthday. Now 4 years later he is really good.



  16. be noice on January 18, 2021 at 5:41 pm

    as a 13 year old I had to convince my parents for 3 years to get one and I got to build a rtx 3070 and 3600xt



  17. D L on January 18, 2021 at 5:42 pm

    No, but if they’re really interested in tech and want to get a job in the field in the future, then go ahead, get them a computer that can run all of the latest games fairly well on at least low settings.



  18. BigDumbass on January 18, 2021 at 5:44 pm

    My kid is getting my current PC I built back in 2016.
    In 2030.
    If he gets good grades.



  19. David Chavez on January 18, 2021 at 5:46 pm

    My confused why is live stream a moral issue?



  20. TechGat3keeper on January 18, 2021 at 5:47 pm

    I was already in college when my dad bought me my first PC.. we don’t have much but he managed to to buy "high end" machine that time… I can’t forget that day. Missing my Dad in heaven.



  21. D3IM0S on January 18, 2021 at 5:51 pm

    It depends on the kid. If the kid is not going to mess with the inside of the PC and just going to press the power button, why not build them a beast PC? I did. I built my son a beast gaming PC, i spent over $2,000 on newegg back in 2013 and built my son his first gaming PC. I did use the PC too, for gaming.

    I know my son loves demanding games, and he loves playing with Mods. And anyone that knows about PC gaming, knows that Mods eat up Ram, VRAM, and sometimes it puts a lot of load on GPU and CPU.

    So i went a little higher than mid tier parts, it wasnt no extreme gaming PC thats really built for extreme overclocking or anything, it would be a waste.

    But i did get an overclocking mid tier asrock board, i7 3770K OC @ 4.6ghz water cooled, i think i got x2 GTX 660 superclocked in SLI, then upgraded to a single GTX 680, 120GB OCZ SSD (When SSD’s were expensive, payed $114 for the 120GB), corsair 850W pSU and corsair 650D case, with the H100i AIO for the CPU. And a 2TB WD HDD.

    And those parts were brand new from newegg, they were the newest generation at that time.



  22. Idk Watch on January 18, 2021 at 5:53 pm

    I have an £800 budget and I’m 10 but idk how to build one and I have £270 to buy a monitor



  23. حسون الخرافي on January 18, 2021 at 5:53 pm

    As a 10 year old I have a 1800$ Streaming Setup

    Ye I know it’s crazy



  24. drummer boy on January 18, 2021 at 5:54 pm

    lol m 1 year old



  25. Pipe Retrogamer on January 18, 2021 at 5:55 pm

    I say, if you can get something that’s on par or has better performance than current gen consoles for an equal or lower price, it should be fine. That’s were I’d draw the line at least.



  26. Juliett A on January 18, 2021 at 5:56 pm

    Yes. Because this isn’t 1950. And kids aren’t little aliens, they’re small humans who have to grow up and live in a world that doesn’t function without computers. You can’t even apply for a job at mcdonalds anymore without a computer.



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  28. Ovrlord Etna on January 18, 2021 at 5:56 pm

    Cure to cancer is a cpu clocked to over 10k gz

    Anyways, growing up we had the "family computer", didn’t get my personal computer till i purchased it with my own money after my first job. I got a laptop 🙁



  29. LunAtic on January 18, 2021 at 5:57 pm

    2:31 had me dying xDDDDDD



  30. nuclearcactus 121 on January 18, 2021 at 5:58 pm

    I find this title very stupid and I wont be watching the video because it just sounds extremely stupid



  31. Lion King138 on January 18, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    I just built a PC to my kids for christmas. Actually bought ton of new stuff to mine, so had so much spare pieces to bake a computer for em. After christmas I realised to ask friends and family what GPUs they have, and alas. Kids PC now has gone thru 3 GPU changes already. They love it.



  32. Random Otaku on January 18, 2021 at 6:01 pm

    I’m over here explaining to my mom I need the RX 6900 XT.



  33. ii_miki on January 18, 2021 at 6:05 pm

    Well… My parents buyed me 50 dolars pc from eBay and folders are runing on 13 fps



  34. KAI FENG STUDIOS on January 18, 2021 at 6:05 pm

    You need at least rtx 2060 and 16 GB of ram to play roblox smoothly



  35. LittleLaura on January 18, 2021 at 6:05 pm

    i like how i have a rlly good gaming pc but i litteraly decide to play roblox on it💀🤦‍♀️



  36. Stefan Nita on January 18, 2021 at 6:05 pm

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  37. Dylan Carpenter on January 18, 2021 at 6:06 pm

    oh snap! thanks for remining me about rocksmith. time to dust off this old bass.



  38. Crazy Jatt on January 18, 2021 at 6:06 pm

    (I’m a 11)I am getting a pc with:
    -Ryzen 5 3400g apu
    -asus ex-??? MotherBoard
    -corsair 550 watt psu
    – no gpu (bcuz of the apu and budget)



  39. Rachit Bangwal on January 18, 2021 at 6:10 pm

    Currently I am 15 still don’t have computer in my house 😅😅😅



  40. Bombs with cheese on January 18, 2021 at 6:11 pm

    Well i got my first pc when i was 7 and now im 14 and got the same crap
    It has an i5 2400
    4gb ddr3 (yes i will upgrade this)
    250gb ssd
    Gt 1030
    And some random shit that i dont know cuz its a prebuild dell office pc



  41. tHe gReEn mAn on January 18, 2021 at 6:13 pm

    Currently I play on a normal laptop and get a 40 – 60 FPS on fortnite creative and I’m trying to save up for a pc



  42. Donnie on January 18, 2021 at 6:13 pm

    get a 4k camera Jay most of ur viewers are watching above 1080p



  43. Churlissh _ on January 18, 2021 at 6:14 pm

    Craptop in the adolescences,
    and Power house beast RGBed out gaming PC in adulthood.



  44. Liafram on January 18, 2021 at 6:16 pm

    $2,000 for a kid’s PC… she’s living the dream. My kids are getting a $600 build, and they’re going to like it goddammit.



  45. METLIN GAMING on January 18, 2021 at 6:17 pm

    jay: 2700x is old now
    me still on 2700x: -_-



  46. Redo on January 18, 2021 at 6:17 pm

    I agree with the statement “all kid’s must experience bad FPS before they experience good FPS it builds character.”
    I’ve played on laptop for about a year and a half, and I’ve suffered bad input delay frame drops and crashing. I harnessed the skills from the game and built up game sense. 5 months ago I built for 1st computer, specs I7 10700k, rtx 2070 super, 32gb 3200mhz ram. I’ve now become an esports player with $4000 earnings. If you struggle with ur frames don’t worry one day you will play games at high FPS. Stay strong fellow gamer 👊.



  47. Pepijn Arts on January 18, 2021 at 6:17 pm

    "let them play around with some flash games and stuff"
    *cries*



  48. KelbenBlack on January 18, 2021 at 6:19 pm

    Slow enough so they cant run games like CoD and other adult games.



  49. oodfind on January 18, 2021 at 6:20 pm

    Im 13 and I still havent got a computer



  50. Aclownin1 on January 18, 2021 at 6:21 pm

    My sons first pc is our current project. I’m thinking I’m doing it all wrong for his and my first home build. I went 5900x hero xiii board and waiting on availability of 3080s. You steve and linus has been my genx ass pc education. I am the outside guy son is my polar opposite. This is me cracking and getting into his interests slowly buying his part and hopefully building something by the end of the year that doesnt need an upgrade tomorrow.