Cases are Stupid. – XWORKS X32 Case

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We build super expensive over the top machines all the time, but what about the little guy? We’re putting together a super cool open-concept SFF case from XWORKS. Come along as Linus kludges his way through assembly of this sweet little small form factor 1440P gaming machine.

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CHAPTERS
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0:00 Intro
1:15 Let’s get this out onto a tray: Nice.
2:49 “You can’t screw up”
4:03 Floppydoodling power supply
6:35 Sage SFF advice
8:04 Motherboard + CPU selection
9:18 Cooling
10:35 Memory and install
12:02 Testing

50 Comments

  1. Julian Weinert on December 9, 2021 at 11:16 am

    I totally agree. There is nothing dumber than these huge cases filled with air and a little mobo in the middle.
    And then everybody puts them on their desk!! Argh! At least it’s consistent. Waste space around the computer, why not waste half of your desk too? 😂
    We should offer thinking classes in school.

  2. iris on December 9, 2021 at 11:16 am

    what has happened to itx boards these days. they cant increase the x and y so theyve decided to make it a metre thick in the z axis?

  3. Shirley Márquez Dúlcey on December 9, 2021 at 11:18 am

    What about RFI compliance?? That thing doesn’t enclose the electronics at all. I would expect that system to be the bane of anybody who is trying to use a radio nearby.

  4. Zeek on December 9, 2021 at 11:19 am

    I would use this as a skeleton to slide into a custom enclosure.

  5. YouTube Commenter on December 9, 2021 at 11:21 am

    Hahaha. Linus: "Oh! This is very nice. Everything is lettered so that you can’t screw up which one you use", 2:49. Then he overturns the box so that the letters are below and all these "non-ferrous" screws get mixed up on the lid underside.

  6. OrangeOctagon on December 9, 2021 at 11:22 am

    that intro segue threw me off guard LOL

  7. POTATOEMPN on December 9, 2021 at 11:22 am

    Great, now I can always use that 12" dual tower air-coolers that can’t fit in a lame standard case.

  8. Luis Mendez on December 9, 2021 at 11:23 am

    Ha Ha Ha, all this time we’ve been using standard size PSU’s I hope that small form factor PSU becomes a standard thing.

  9. Roland z.B. Mustermann on December 9, 2021 at 11:24 am

    Nice, wireless SATA Connections

  10. Squeaky Monjuer on December 9, 2021 at 11:25 am

    can i have dis pls ill pay up to 2000 aud for it

  11. Napoleon Bonaparte on December 9, 2021 at 11:25 am

    sweet mother of god I love the segues into the sponsors

  12. OWEN on December 9, 2021 at 11:26 am

    Just Please Review the XTIA Xproto…Xproto Mini Xproto-N Xproto-L Xproto-ATX

  13. G1 EXPERT on December 9, 2021 at 11:27 am

    Flips it and screws up like Anthony did

  14. shodanxx on December 9, 2021 at 11:28 am

    You do NOT want house hippos getting in your fans !

  15. Taffy on December 9, 2021 at 11:31 am

    Bro whoever did captions messed up

  16. JessieJ on December 9, 2021 at 11:32 am

    CS-GO is the least GPU intensive game on the market, See if that can run Flight Simulator 2020 at max settings

  17. Pokehunter88 on December 9, 2021 at 11:34 am

    15:25 do you think ridge wallet feels betrayed

  18. Zeek on December 9, 2021 at 11:35 am

    Hippo is small.

  19. Tim Hook on December 9, 2021 at 11:35 am

    14:46 hippo?

  20. iris on December 9, 2021 at 11:36 am

    this man child clearly didnt grow up building lego.

  21. Matthew T on December 9, 2021 at 11:37 am

    14:46 Nice house hippo

  22. AdamCO on December 9, 2021 at 11:37 am

    oh, that was a dirty graphic

  23. Jimmydean hilltow on December 9, 2021 at 11:37 am

    why dont u just flip the fan

  24. Mjhieu Super on December 9, 2021 at 11:38 am

    Well, I feel stupid with my enthoo elite xD

  25. Zeek on December 9, 2021 at 11:40 am

    I do like the silicone floppy cabling.
    Braided cables wear out and grow hair, and bulky cables feel like you are going to break them if you bend too far.

  26. Lymer on December 9, 2021 at 11:42 am

    For this price, I think you would be better sourcing some steel sheets to create an "open case" like this with everything bolted down. You could use a full sized (quieter) PSU too.

  27. Xenronnify on December 9, 2021 at 11:44 am

    "Socket Lint" is such a lovely play on words.

    Also sorry, but what the hell was with the tiny Hippo? Am I trippin’? Hippin’-Trippin’?

  28. squee222 on December 9, 2021 at 11:44 am

    so, no dust protection, no protection for small fingers near moving parts, and no EMC shielding.

    Dumb gimmick

  29. J H on December 9, 2021 at 11:45 am

    Downvote every video where Linus makes that cheesey click click sound with his mouth.

  30. jc sweet on December 9, 2021 at 11:46 am

    Anyone else see the Steve 1989mre info reference in the chapters?

  31. Jordan Garcia on December 9, 2021 at 11:46 am

    This is where I’m at. Fuck cases.

  32. Paul Rossell on December 9, 2021 at 11:47 am

    Opening the box hurt my soul deep down.

  33. ThePigeon on December 9, 2021 at 11:48 am

    My GPU watching this: "Look, ma, I’m on TV!"

  34. Summanis on December 9, 2021 at 11:53 am

    Imagine if Thermosiphon made a CPU cooler that ran parallel to the board just shifted a bit higher up so you still got the gravity assisting the loop. It would be crazy enough to match this build!

  35. Maysen Cooper on December 9, 2021 at 11:56 am

    sponsor segway gave me whiplash

  36. Kano on December 9, 2021 at 11:56 am

    put the 5g router cage on it for filtering

  37. dh on December 9, 2021 at 11:57 am

    no case and the most expensive part, the graphic card just stick out there just ask to take a nock and become an X GPU, and then a paper weight?

  38. Lion Ritchie on December 9, 2021 at 11:58 am

    14:45 lol love the house hippo – Canadian 90’s tv reference.

  39. Jake Hannah on December 9, 2021 at 11:59 am

    Why have you linked the AMD boards with intel chips in the description?

  40. Alex K on December 9, 2021 at 11:59 am

    14:46 Canadian House Hippo

  41. Street Rossi on December 9, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    The manufacturer of this case – their site says the PSU and cables are not included with the kit. Others who’ve purchased the kit confirm there’s no PSU included. So you are looking at another $150 or so on top of the cost of the case. I guess they sent a special kit to you.

  42. nicky9499 on December 9, 2021 at 12:01 pm

    10:50 cross pattern when you tighten down a heatsink Linus, you should know better than that! :p

  43. Kodiak King on December 9, 2021 at 12:03 pm

    Day 241 of thanking Linus for the daily uploads

  44. Joe's World on December 9, 2021 at 12:04 pm

    Unlimited case ventilation yet thermal throttled. Schrödinger’s PC.

  45. Aldrick Ex Gladius on December 9, 2021 at 12:06 pm

    I want some of those silicone wrapped wires!

  46. Jeremy Tines on December 9, 2021 at 12:07 pm

    flex power supplies are noisy and don’t save that much room. sfx is 28% bigger but can be made quiet and push 750-850 watts …

  47. Aaron Jones on December 9, 2021 at 12:09 pm

    I would have really liked them to at least use a tfx power supply here

  48. KRuslan1000 on December 9, 2021 at 12:10 pm

    $179.00 for a motherboard holder 🤣

  49. George Vadasis-Gkourlias on December 9, 2021 at 12:10 pm

    180 for a piece of metal, YEAH RIGHT! This is on the verge of scam.

  50. Brian Boykin on December 9, 2021 at 12:10 pm

    I was tricked into watching my first ad in over a year. Congrats lol

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