The Verge: How NOT to Build a Computer

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Science Studio : Hey, Capital One! If you wanna learn how to build a computer *for real,* here's my email:

The Eastside Show : he forgot to tell his listeners to just download more RAM incase they run out.

Techvania : Verge/Vox is striking channels with this video. Stay sharp, bro.


Awaiting Input : Mistakes made: - Brings swiss army knife, but uses screwdriver anyway - Calls cable ties a tweezer - 'Antistatic' wristband - Installs mobo into case before cpu - Installs ram wrongly - Says it doesn't matter which slot for gpu - Installs cpu cooler before mobo - Forgets to install cpu cooler backplate - Messes up cpu installation by putting the plastic installation helper thing underneath the cpu clamp - Splooges thermal paste around the outside of the cpu, missing the centre - Heatsink had thermal paste pad on it already... - Doesn't put fans on cpu radiator - Uses wrong screws (the fan screws) for radiator installation - Plugs in all cables into modular psu, even though he only needs about 3 of them - Says psu needs to be installed on the damping pads for electrical isolation - Installs psu so that fan is blowing into back plate of mobo - Does zero cable management... he forgot to use his 'tweezers'. - Plays league against bots and is loosing.

ZLATENDAB : that pc is one overclock away from being a bomb

Bitwit : Amazing job, Greg! Lyle will be following in your footsteps soon. :)

Dark Dubbs : The video is now deleted. :D and they blame it on racism.

Clunk 42 : It can play all of the newest titles. It can run old games at 100s of frames per second. It can explode in a fireball because the power supply will overheat due to the fan being the wrong direction.

Skyline H : Walmart is still better than The Verge.

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Alex Swiatkiwsky : I feel bad for the young man. This should be called out though so other people DONT follow what he does!

Lord Of Spriggan : "Definitely not gonna hold up for battlefield 5", Plays league of legends on a $2000 pc and still loses to a bot

Darcy Cardinal : "...and go ahead and apply more thermal paste cause Corsair doesn't know what they're doing."

Chris Season : i'm entirely convinced it's a joke. the 'anti-static bracelet' really seals it for me


Darius Andrey : We should report the video as being misleading

Kurt Barryman : Diversity hires are just that.

holdmybeard : Claims his new build will run Battlefield V. Tests it with League of Legends.

KuraMad2000 : Man I had completely forgotten about this verge video........ until today......... *waves at barbara streisand*

YourLocalPikachu : I just downloaded my computer off the outernet

mighty slime : Are they making a bomb

Vagabond Soul : How to build a crow's nest with $2000 worth of computer parts!

KucheKlizma : Modern PC cases and components come with foolproof step by step manuals... doing it so badly is goddamn miraculous.

kylefer : Man that video is a prime example of what happens when people lie on their resume.

Mike T : Only thing The Verge knows about building computers is how to use a dongle for their MacBook.

Tiparium : Anyone notice the CPU cooler is missing a screw?

Isaac Kvasager : I love that these videos were basically dead but are now showing up in my feed again because Vox was stupid enough to issue copyright strikes....thereby making them popular again. God damn morons.

Most Deadest Pool of em All. : *Empties bag of PC. parts on the ground. that should do it, now lets google porn.

TheBlockyGuy MCTF : Im literally 13 and I built a computer better than verge and I built it *ALONE*

Vandoeun Long : Vergegate has started. War on fair use.

NissanPacific : I heard nilay patel is butt hurt for you attacking his career ie garden of eden, here's another view and another laugh at how poorly Vox handled bad PR

Filiplayz : fac my power supply is touching my case!!!!

Animentral : Usually, you should insert the cpu on the motherboard before putting the motherboard in the case. It's easier that way.

Barteg : Really reminds me of "Lyle" building a computer on Bitwit. BUT THAT WAS ACTUALLY ON PURPOSE Oh god. Verge. No. Stop.

Falcon : When you hire based on identity politics rather than qualifications....

Adam : I feel like The Verge found the guy with glasses and assumed he knew what he was doing, and he was hyped to get to do it, so he just bsed his way through it...

Tupolev Tu-95 : Inb4 Vox Media takes this video down by copyright strike

Siddhant jain : you should keep an eye on this video. Vox is copyright striking Criticism videos

ProtoMario : LMAO that cable management is total trash.

onee : When you let the intern do your job.

FooKinAye : watch out! copyright strike incoming like reviewtechusa

AuthenticLogic : The Verge is going to copyright this video very soon just watch.

N N : Verge made 1.2 phantom accounts to downvote this video.

US : Was waiting for this response. The algorithm really loved pushing this video. Next: How to destroy a $2,000 computer using an Obsidian Sword

matthew elsiray : And then once your on the internet if you want to supercharge your PC just download more ram and you'll be good to go

ItsPunjjap : I feel bad for this guy. He obviously knows nothing about building pc’s and it seems like they gave him 5 min to study for a final!

Shivam Mhaskar : The short circuit statement and the thermal paste application are pure gold.

Game Tech : What's up with the Verge 'NOT' Liking Dual channel memory!? No wonder why Wal-Mart Pc's don't performe properly.

davetechme : Poor guy. Sounds like he was thown into a project way over his head. Still, a majority of his mistakes could have been easily corrected with a day or two of research which it looks like he either didn't do or he chose to ignore.