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  • My dad said windows suck coz "every year the OS gets slower" the laptop is from 2013

    DTDT19 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I remember my Imac shutting down entirely from overheating in the summer trying to play World of Warcraft. So i think i will just get a better cooled PC instead.

    Noht A G'nomeNoht A G'nomeวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Have had three MBPs die from probably heat-related issues (mostly covered under AppleCare, fortunately...a GPU, RAM, MoBos, a CPU...). I'm hoping ARM improves things, but until then I may or may not be running a Hackintosh.

    Emma HEmma Hวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Macs are made with kinder surprise parts.

    Evcil ErcanEvcil Ercan2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • And now they are switching to ARM and hopefully this thing will no longer be

    עומר גורעומר גור3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Steve Jobs hated fans so much he demanded some early models didn't even have one. The immediate failure of the hardware corrected his unrealistic expectations but he didn't consider fans to be Zen. So there's your answer.

    Skjöld Game StudioSkjöld Game Studio3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • If you watch Louis Rossman's videos, it is amazing that Macs work at all!

    mark tottonmark totton3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The answer is intel 🤔?

    tory tatsumakitory tatsumaki3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Double cheese burst pizzas don't sell because they are healthy.

    KEC Yumm!KEC Yumm!3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • YES!!!! Finally someone expose them. I had a mac titanium like 20 years ago that got fried, got another one, got fried too. Then all the G4s finally i sold everything and bought a PC, never gone back. Not to mention that they advertised their G4 and G5 as super fast, way faster that PC, and when they switch to PC they accepted that Intel chips were way faster, and apple fanboys still buy them, for the looks, and status. Obviously.

    Tristan VTristan V4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • lol I had an ad Before The Video which was featuring Linus (the ad was of monitor systems.)

    Chaitanya MahajanChaitanya Mahajan4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Tim COOK, Steve JOBS. Have a job to cook. HAHAHA.

    ViciousDave4LifeViciousDave4Life4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Macs *_are_* PCs...

    RectalDiscourseRectalDiscourse4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • iJustine would like to know your location.

    Akshay DesaiAkshay Desai4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 3:42 the reason why Apple leave intel.....

    naval Hurpadenaval Hurpade5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The only apple product i would buy is like an older 2015 macbook pro because theyre cheap and for schoolwork

    VryCringee14YearOldGawdDammitVryCringee14YearOldGawdDammit6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I like Linus for the fact that he knows what he speaks. A real tech reviewer. It's just funny to see people following some other reviewer who just explains about the looks and feels of the products.

    Kukil Kashyap BorgohainKukil Kashyap Borgohain6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Just build a pc.

    Andrew KingAndrew King6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • my macbook when i open up one tab: 100C I actually wanna cry

    lHarryllHarryl7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Apple Silicon: *Am I joke to you?*

    t0nklyt0nkly7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I would totally switch to PC if it weren’t for all the bloatware.

    Michael MorelliMichael Morelli8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • What do you think about arm based macbooks since it won't heat up

    Manny M.Manny M.8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 7:26: Answer: That's because iPhones have being using an Apple processor based on ARM, and macs were limited by Intel X86 inefficient designs ...and Intel failures to deliver on time... but not anymore...

    Cristian Fernández MedranoCristian Fernández Medrano8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • It's not Apple's fault, it's shitty 14nm+++++ hot lava Intel cpu's fault

    GT86GT869 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • They just want more money from their crappy MacBooks

    HenballZ GameplayHenballZ Gameplay9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Is there any good software to mitigate this issue?

    Jack LionJack Lion9 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • @Jack Lion The cooling capacity of the solution given in a MacBook won't change, it will always remain the same. And the CPU behavior depends on how the manufacturer sees fit, given in the firmware placed on motherboards. Intel's solution to the problem was to have the clock speeds ramp up when needed, then quickly return to base or lower - in order to have the CPU not overheat. But you can't fix a continuous loud with that. Anything longer than five seconds will show negative effects on the lifespan of the CPU and the surrounding PCB, nothing but better cooling will fix that.

      CocktusCocktus8 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • Well he did make a point (may have been in another one of his mac related videos) how if the computers didnt delay the onset of the fan when loading something that may require the computer to work hard for only about 5 seconds then it could help prevent the spike in temperature which triggers the throttle back on performance. So how is it unrealistic to imagine a software that could override this feature and simply kick the fan in when it should to prevent the spike in temperature? So yes there is actual logic to my question. Im aware of the hardware issues with the placement of the fan which is unfortunate but there seem to be more factors here than just bad hardware alone

      Jack LionJack Lion8 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • The fuck? Software can't fix bad hardware lmao

      CocktusCocktus9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Sorry mac boys, your products suck ass :)

    LiberatedMindLiberatedMind9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I would rather have a Mac with double thickness of it came with decent cooling

    Kim Jong UnKim Jong Un9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Will the new apple silicon be better

    Josiah WollmanJosiah Wollman9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    darko pašalićdarko pašalić10 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • You don't even bring a compelling argument against what Linus said lol

      CocktusCocktus9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I love my iPhone but when it comes to the iMac I hate it. Only using this until I get a computer to replace the 7 year old windows laptop that the hard drive just failed in.

    Jonathon MecklenburgJonathon Mecklenburg10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Install MacsFanControl

    Melon HipsterMelon Hipster10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • They thought all along and their master plan is show how shitty are Intel cpu vs Apple cpu

    luis yonamineluis yonamine10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • "Apple is specifically targeting the less tech-savvy market" we know. it's the Kardashians and Jersey Shore kind of people that buy Apple crap

    Daniel GreenDaniel Green10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Buying apple for performance is like buying a Ferrari for practicality. you only buy those because you are a superficial douchebag that thinks materialism and show off will disguise your lonely empty personality

    Daniel GreenDaniel Green10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 😂😂 "in the pursuit of sex appeal"

    Mitchell IgbafaMitchell Igbafa11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Says the Mac has the same specs for the same price, but then selects a $1200 32 inch monitor, when the mac has a 27 inch.

    D00T00MD00T00M11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Not that it matters now, but in the PC to Mac price comparison, they put a 32'' 4k monitor at $1,217, which is NOT what the iMac has, it has a 27'', 5k granted, which is practically imperceptible 4k on steroids, and 4k 27'' monitors can be had for $450, so THAT's where the difference of $760 lies :) Mac's are more expensive than PC's if you shop around.

    BojanBojan11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • If the computers are so slow why are the iPhones so quick?

    JakeJake12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Macs are a brick with an Apple logo on it.

    ShortbridgeShortbridge12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Linus: iphones never throttle My iphone X while playing Fortnite: 👁👄👁

    Anthony VarelaAnthony Varela13 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • @עומר גור when it gets hot it throttles

      mr TUVOKmr TUVOK15 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
    • It is getting hot but not throttling

      עומר גורעומר גור3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • And then ARM happened

    Fay-yaaz AhmedFay-yaaz Ahmed13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Nobody noticed how he has like 15 google windows minimized in thumbnail?

    panzerkampfwagenpanzerkampfwagen13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Mac is absolute crap. I cannot begin to account for the fail i have witnessed before making the golden executive decision to switch to windows... Real talk: I pity mac users... weaklings...

    Jeremiah BullfrogJeremiah Bullfrog13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • If u hav a Mac with u , u can bake food.🧐. If some more temperature u can boil water too🙄. That's Mac , a life saver when there's no fuel.😂😂😂

    Squid ScrewSquid Screw14 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • That's what Linus said, now go and download Duolingo.

      CocktusCocktus9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • NOT TRUE!!! In my 2011 Macbook, I can open an app less than a second right after its booted. My latest windows laptop is just so slow

    funny spongefunny sponge14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • *the intro caption* Imagine if Anthony was fired, we wouldn’t have any more Linux videos

    Rishab TirupathiRishab Tirupathi14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Me watching on a 8 year old MacBook that still runs like a top. I have a custom made pc for gaming and use the MacBook for development. I don’t know about their latest MacBooks but mine has been extremely reliable and considering anyone I know still uses a windows laptop from 8 years ago that still is usable is every day use. I’m really happy with my buy(and I even bought it refurbished)

    Coffee DustCoffee Dust15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The question you asked in your video in 7.25 has a very simple answer.Apple is comfortable with arm chips rather than x86

    Abuthahir DanchoAbuthahir Dancho15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Windows has gone to hell as an OS Buggy OS, ads baked in, spyware Only as an adult do I realise macbooks are better when 1) I can afford em 2) I don't game anymore 3) you save time as everything out the box works well 4) again, Windows has gone to hell as an OS Waste your life away under-volting & other non sense chores.. macs just work better out the box, at least in my usecase anyways

    JamezNumber1JamezNumber115 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Ukimya KulUkimya Kul15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • did linus ever review asus?

    ComGree9 Yu-Gi-Oh & GamingComGree9 Yu-Gi-Oh & Gaming15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • actually while I agree with most of the points I think you fall into the same trap of users buying apple because it is cool yes you might get less out of it than from a PC laptop I teach since 12 years and the amount of PC laptops failing is staggering higher macs do in deed last longer and that is something to consider!

    Claas KuhnenClaas Kuhnen15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 5:05 Aaaah this hurts to watch. Think my eyes are bleeding ._.

    FaFoFaFo16 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • They make your computer get hot, so after a few years it bugs down, and you have to buy a new one.....

    numberoneballernumberoneballer16 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • "you simply cannot avoid the laws of physics" - Wrong!! Every Apple fan knows how to do it long time ago :)

    Igor StasenkoIgor Stasenko16 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Well done, good video. You have came to the same conclusion as Apple. This is why Apple are in 2020 switching to ARM processors for its Mac Books. I did wonder why in 2020 does a new 13" Macbook ship with a quad core 1.4ghz core-i7. I guess they stopped giving a s*** as they are going to swich soon anyways.

    Andrew ScottAndrew Scott16 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 9:40 They listened to you Linus, they listened... ARM

    Mohammad Hammad 4968Mohammad Hammad 496817 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Use an IPhone on Periscope. It almost melts during a stream Some phones have ice packs or some actually put phones in freezers to cool it down The overheating is so hot, it gets too uncomfortable to even hold

    Scott JohnsonScott Johnson18 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Apples user face looks like Linux's Dock app.

    Zeus Incoming2Zeus Incoming218 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • TIm Cook= Tim Apple ;-) LOL

    Zeus Incoming2Zeus Incoming218 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Macs were just Gimmicky and repackaged the PC concept to appeal to our Novetly desires.

    Zeus Incoming2Zeus Incoming218 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • IBMS were around a bit longer than Macitosh. Macs in my opinion are IBM Knockoffs.

    Zeus Incoming2Zeus Incoming218 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Well, Mac produces PCs too dont they? Dont you Mean Mac Vs Ibm compatibles?

    Zeus Incoming2Zeus Incoming218 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • There's third party apps for fans to kick in faster or manually. The name is iStat Menus.

    HateLover GamingHateLover Gaming19 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • There's a concept called Planned Obsolescence, which is being practised more widely than any fabricator/industrialist would like to admit. Somewhere down the line this scenario may have occured.... Engineer : Hey Boss, I just perfected a sturdy laptop. It will last for years. Boss : Yay! Good job! Now kindly hand over your R&D data to the Engineering Admin and report to Marketing. Engineer : hey Boss, am I being fired! Boss : Not at all! You're being promoted. We'll up your salary. And now you're in the Sales Team. No more Engineering for you. Boss (to the Engineering Admin 5 min later) : Put that R&D data under lock & key. I don't want to hear another word about a sturdy laptop that'll last for years!!!

    Neelaabh KaulNeelaabh Kaul19 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I have spent $0 on Apple products in my lifetime

    MajestrosMajestros19 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • @William Evans Apple is shit, there are other option that are better

      MajestrosMajestros11 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • I'm sorry you're poor. Only a few of us can afford a Porsche as well.

      William EvansWilliam Evans11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Linus, Can you test whether or not Apple is purposely slowing down/crashing iOS with end-of-life upgrades? (example: iPhone 6plus and it's infamous ghost touches/battery issues) Key fact: Never upgraded to latest iOS on iPhone 6plus = working. Upgraded to last iOS = Ghost touches, slow downs and battery issues. Apple response: "Its a hardware issue".

    samjcosamjco20 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Idiot

    The Technology CrewThe Technology Crew21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • is it just but at every apple show they say revolutionary

    Maks KurtovMaks Kurtov22 วันที่ผ่านมา
Macs are SLOWER than PCs. Here’s why.