Can static KILL your PC? (ft. Electroboom)

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  1. ElectroBOOM
    Mánuði síðan

    Hey, if you even need more SHOCKING tests, just give me a call!! It was a fun day!

    1. Bored_ Person
      Bored_ Person
      8 dögum síðan


    2. The Strexil
      The Strexil
      12 dögum síðan

      Lol you are crazy

    3. John Vill
      John Vill
      15 dögum síðan

      @Linus Tech Tips e

    4. moonkittel101
      29 dögum síðan

      You have no idea how long i was waiting for this co-lab

    5. El Risitas
      El Risitas
      29 dögum síðan


  2. Jacob Taylor
    Jacob Taylor
    19 mínútum síðan

    Killed my laptop =‘[

  3. 咲希結衣
    Klukkustund síðan

    2:22 This is what happened when you go to supermarket like this.

  4. Ptoughneigh
    2 klukkustundum síðan

    This is just 20 minutes of two idiot shocking theirselves.

  5. MrGlennJohnsen
    2 klukkustundum síðan

    This fills me with confidense that I won't ruin my computer, easily.

  6. Hello There
    Hello There
    4 klukkustundum síðan

    Ah, I finally found Michael Reeves' dad

  7. Alex Leiva
    Alex Leiva
    4 klukkustundum síðan

    Can we have more of these torturing Linus videos pretty please?

  8. JustVape Br
    JustVape Br
    5 klukkustundum síðan

    So the apple watch was just fine???

  9. André Koch
    André Koch
    8 klukkustundum síðan

    lol this was actually fun to watch

  10. The 19th Fighter
    The 19th Fighter
    8 klukkustundum síðan

    "Infinity War is the most ambitious crossover event in history!" LTT & ElectroBoom: "Hold our beers!"

  11. FishSword
    12 klukkustundum síðan

    i feel like Electroboom is just a sadist at this point

  12. Doctor Wrecks
    Doctor Wrecks
    12 klukkustundum síðan

    XD this is the best episode of LTT i've seen in a long time!

  13. marcus vlastakis
    marcus vlastakis
    13 klukkustundum síðan

    Most of the views are people just wanting to see electro boom and Linus get hurt from static

  14. Tahg !
    Tahg !
    14 klukkustundum síðan


  15. スーRin
    16 klukkustundum síðan

    Do all rams are like that?

  16. Svend Korsgaard
    Svend Korsgaard
    17 klukkustundum síðan

    This collab was not only what we wanted, but what we needed.

  17. Gilberto Francisco
    Gilberto Francisco
    20 klukkustundum síðan

    You dont have to got lucky to not kill it got to have luck to kill it!

  18. Thirtythree Eyes
    Thirtythree Eyes
    20 klukkustundum síðan

    Robot dildo, isn't that all dildo's?

  19. Hiren
    22 klukkustundum síðan

    Can you guys do a video about opening psus, how dangerous is it to open them to clean them or replace a fan? Are the capacitors as deadly as the internet says they are?

  20. libroamin
    22 klukkustundum síðan


  21. thunder
    Degi Síðan síðan

    never seen two people so happy to kill an innocent grandfather's age RAM

  22. Pancho Moises
    Pancho Moises
    Degi Síðan síðan


  23. HardestTooBeat
    Degi Síðan síðan

    "sadge" fucking sent me

  24. Paul
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Hi Linus, There are 2 types of ESD damage direct and Latent. Most ESD damage is latent damage, this means the trace (data line) will carry the signal but will degarde over time (weeks , months or years). This is the worst type damage in the electronics manufacturing industry as the life of the device is reduced and results in a warranty claim and a negative experience for the end user. I would always advise to take sensible ESD precautions when working on electronics. An ESD wrist strap is the best solution or in a pinch leaving your PSU connected to the wall socket (assuming its earthed) while working on the machine and grounding yourself on the chassis before handling components.

  25. AdonisGaming93
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Linus "so you're lucky if it doesn't kill the ram"....linus later "did we get lucky when we killed it"?

  26. Christoffer Gavin
    Christoffer Gavin
    Degi Síðan síðan

    its a miracle that Electroboom is even alive at this moment

  27. ShReW
    Degi Síðan síðan

    19:33 ahh, editors... great sense of humour as always

  28. Alyxx The Rat
    Alyxx The Rat
    Degi Síðan síðan

    This is a huge issue if you're working an environment with very dry air and a lot of stuff that builds up static. If you're working on something in your living room the chance is much lower.

  29. Garun Suren
    Garun Suren
    Degi Síðan síðan

    This man drops Sponcers better than ltt

  30. Locked_Hydro
    Degi Síðan síðan

    The greatest Crossover 😂

  31. EmonTheGreat
    Degi Síðan síðan

    I love how they wore mask throughout the video. Follow their example and stay safe.

  32. Jack Lyman
    Jack Lyman
    Degi Síðan síðan

    The draconian degree unsurprisingly grin because fighter cosmetically spare beyond a frightened frightening full fumbling functional detective. nimble, tidy dogsled

  33. CrafttingMan
    Degi Síðan síðan

    I absolutly didnt expect de same dell case and probably the same internals as the one we still have. Made it fuctions again after it had startup issues and been resting for 4 years. Its now running as a audio recorder to digitise old tapes. Fun facts, 350w powersupply AMD Radean 4850 (2008 july release) Intel I7-920 (Costa Rica) 6 sticks of RAM 1gb each

  34. Lumex
    Degi Síðan síðan

    I've been waiting for this collab...

  35. Uday Yadav
    Uday Yadav
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Did anyone notice that in the very begining when electroboom increased the freq in tesla coil, the ubuntu login screen on dumb computer start doing something ??? Watch at 0:51

  36. Ryan Mueller
    Ryan Mueller
    2 dögum síðan

    Comment of shame - destroyed my motherboard by installing (more accurately failing to install) an AIO water cooler on carpet. Please, everyone, work on tile with a grounding strap, don't be like me.

  37. Arthur Mead
    Arthur Mead
    2 dögum síðan

    What are those things on their faces?

  38. World Wide United
    World Wide United
    2 dögum síðan

    The best colab ever

  39. aeshettr
    2 dögum síðan

    8:38 tutorial on how to kill a PC

  40. Jason Fulton
    Jason Fulton
    2 dögum síðan

    Best video ever!!! Loved it very entertaining

  41. Elvis Ficiu
    Elvis Ficiu
    2 dögum síðan

    That computer might actualy be an optiplex, that wold explain the resistance to such torture.

  42. Zisis Koukoumakis
    Zisis Koukoumakis
    2 dögum síðan

    You get my like for testing this on a Linux machine. Fun testing by the way, I never thought hardware would be so hard to kill!

  43. Chris C
    Chris C
    2 dögum síðan

    That was absolutely FANSTATIC ! 🤣

  44. Rahul Dev Lenka
    Rahul Dev Lenka
    2 dögum síðan

    That explains why DDR2 ram are costly than DDR3 ram

  45. Rahul Dev Lenka
    Rahul Dev Lenka
    2 dögum síðan

    12:56 the way he looks at the camera XD

  46. Saphirefenix
    2 dögum síðan

    I have been building my own computers for over a decade, the most grounding I do is touch the case once in a while. Never had a problem. Just don't wear socks ;p

  47. Marius Fabricius
    Marius Fabricius
    2 dögum síðan

    You guys are so full of energy!

  48. Dhruv Datta
    Dhruv Datta
    2 dögum síðan


  49. Jesse Pinkman
    Jesse Pinkman
    2 dögum síðan

    Take the mask off for fucks sake, that’s cringe as hell

  50. Mike Williams
    Mike Williams
    2 dögum síðan

    The awesome bed phenomenologically spare because bookcase immunochemically grease between a amusing archer. obese, glistening glorious organisation

  51. Nomino Games
    Nomino Games
    2 dögum síðan

    such synchronized screaming at 9:14

  52. Pan Banan
    Pan Banan
    2 dögum síðan

    Is this guy and Micheal Reeves relatives? :D

  53. Wan Hilman
    Wan Hilman
    2 dögum síðan

    this episode is the most “arghhh””auchhh””ahhhh”episode i have ever seen in LTT😂

  54. Shadowjc32
    2 dögum síðan

    Oh hey it's the electric guitar guy from that Tumblr post a few years ago.

  55. kiriPlays
    2 dögum síðan

    Der deutsche Untertitel-Autor hatte Spaß, oder? (The german caption-author had a bit of fun, right?) 0:24: "brandneuen Kotze" (-> brand new puke)

  56. Auprotim Ghosh
    Auprotim Ghosh
    3 dögum síðan

    Why is the "dil*o" part not bleeped

  57. HouuseNo2
    3 dögum síðan

    Look at Linus' hair lmao in the mid of the vid

  58. Catastropheshe
    3 dögum síðan

    19:33 dat motion

  59. Catastropheshe
    3 dögum síðan

    Never used any grounding never got a dead ram...

    1. Catastropheshe
      Degi Síðan síðan

      @bunkerhousing read the title

    2. bunkerhousing
      Degi Síðan síðan

      It does not necessarily die..

  60. Dj Auqland
    Dj Auqland
    3 dögum síðan

    16:30 he loves S&M

  61. Jordaché Evo Naicker
    Jordaché Evo Naicker
    3 dögum síðan

    This was fun

  62. A Burns
    A Burns
    3 dögum síðan

    BULLSHIT.. after years of building, repairing and testing hundreds of PCs and refusing to wear the stupid strap

  63. Rubens White
    Rubens White
    3 dögum síðan

    Is this the crossover that we need? of course yeah

  64. Korbin Kristjanson
    Korbin Kristjanson
    3 dögum síðan

    Isn't saying "ESD discharge" like saying "ATM machine"?

    1. Bacon Snot
      Bacon Snot
      2 dögum síðan

      Could be worse. I once heard a guy say "pounds of PSI per square inch"

  65. TheOppolite
    3 dögum síðan

    i didnt know this guy but i like him

  66. Doug Judy
    Doug Judy
    3 dögum síðan

    Why are two healthy ppl wearing masks? It doesn't make sense.....they seem pretty smart but I dunno

  67. cpt-jsph
    3 dögum síðan

    Nobody is asking if his Apple Watch still works? 😂

  68. Esphaeras Praestans
    Esphaeras Praestans
    3 dögum síðan

    Shock therapies does work...

  69. balldip
    3 dögum síðan

    Wearings masks yet making contact lmao

  70. Conal Fawcett
    Conal Fawcett
    3 dögum síðan

    It looks really hard to break electronics with human touch ESD. Maybe it's because the cheap electronics don't have small enough circuitry to be as vulnerable? Good protective design and grounding? Perhaps what they taught me in college about ESD on old computers just isn't as relevant to today, but I'd still take precautions just because the parts I want to use today are expensive.

  71. Paradox of JR
    Paradox of JR
    3 dögum síðan

    How to know if its a good ram give it a static shock if it lives its a good ram...congrats :v

  72. Conal Fawcett
    Conal Fawcett
    3 dögum síðan

    This is amazing.

  73. Paolo Fernandez
    Paolo Fernandez
    3 dögum síðan

    Waiting for Michael Reeves and Electroboom colab.

  74. vinayak ojha
    vinayak ojha
    3 dögum síðan

    After this ladies are gonna love his fingers

  75. Dalia Neville
    Dalia Neville
    3 dögum síðan

    Unfortunately 😂😂

    3 dögum síðan

    when the two smart kids are grouped together for the project

  77. Ravensh1ne
    3 dögum síðan

    I have static hit everyday on the job, I am already fear of metal doors, help ...

  78. Edd Jefferson Edralin
    Edd Jefferson Edralin
    4 dögum síðan

    "No RAM has been hurt in the making of this video"

  79. Athamas
    4 dögum síðan

    Legends say Mahdi takes electricity instead of coffee as stimulant

  80. ɪʍραα
    4 dögum síðan

    19:30 dshshhshsshhshshshsshshshshshsahhahaahah

  81. Yago Carro
    Yago Carro
    4 dögum síðan

    Vaya dos genios

  82. realmoses1
    4 dögum síðan

    When I was working at Microsoft I saw someone fry their computer inserting additional ram. That was actually kind of funny, you would think a person working at Microsoft would have enough sense on the risk of electro static. The rug in that building was so bad, I was shocked on just about every door handle I touched every single day.

  83. Joshua Utomo
    Joshua Utomo
    4 dögum síðan

    I wear Livestrong bracelet for anti static

  84. JoniDerEchte YT
    JoniDerEchte YT
    4 dögum síðan

    I never grounded myself when building my pc. They couldnt kill it without shooting directly on the ram with the machine which is made to kill them.

  85. Marco Reviews
    Marco Reviews
    4 dögum síðan

    Two of my favorite ISpulsers in the same video!! Woot woot!

  86. ziplock9000
    4 dögum síðan

    14:43 Mmm good.. One more? lol

  87. ziplock9000
    4 dögum síðan


  88. WRX boi
    WRX boi
    4 dögum síðan

    I want that gun. I don't know why, but I need it. NOW!!

  89. Pete Parkour
    Pete Parkour
    4 dögum síðan

    I want to spend 20 minutes with electroboom

  90. Pete Parkour
    Pete Parkour
    4 dögum síðan

    this was epic

  91. matt176
    4 dögum síðan

    "i am fully charged" *linus about to touch the ram stick* me: better get my sandvich ready

    1. Mirel
      4 dögum síðan

      > Me: sure buddy

  92. Josh Jyreh Taccad
    Josh Jyreh Taccad
    4 dögum síðan

    An electric guitar literal 1:45

  93. Han Seat
    Han Seat
    4 dögum síðan

    its your best video man^^ do more crossovers with other people

  94. Azar
    4 dögum síðan

    ExpressVPN 😂

  95. ScreaminMadMurphy
    4 dögum síðan

    I've never worn a static strap. I've never shocked a pc or any component to death, i usually rest my forearms on the case before i touch anything inside/while i'm touching things inside. If i see you wearin' a static strap and you're not working on a ridiculously expensive PC or server i'm gonna call you names.

  96. Sagar Sharma
    Sagar Sharma
    4 dögum síðan

    Linux fucked up 😂 Will buy ltt static proof jacket so no one can mess around.

  97. Rhys Davies
    Rhys Davies
    4 dögum síðan

    I probably should've died from touching the insides of a PSU.. but I didn't.

  98. Ahmed khaled
    Ahmed khaled
    5 dögum síðan

    One of the most fun videos I watched on ltt since I have subscribed

  99. 狐天皇TheFoXeEmperor
    5 dögum síðan

    The 1.9k people who disliked this are in for a real "shock!"

  100. ziimeon
    5 dögum síðan

    10:02 we can break it in half xD!!!