Should kids have powerful PCs?

23 Th06, 2020
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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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  • What do you mean, my kid is the machine

    ZZ ZZZZ ZZGiờ trước
  • im 12 i built my own pc, and i think kids over a certain age need powerful pc's But it would be nice to have a monster pc and the age of 3 like linus' kids have

    Saran SivananthanSaran Sivananthan12 giờ trước
  • 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

    diac trackdiac trackNgày trước
  • As a 10 year old I have a 1800$ Streaming Setup Ye I know it’s crazy

    CostalityCostalityNgày trước
  • 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.

    TechGatekeeperTechGatekeeper2 ngày trước
  • I’m over here explaining to my mom I need the RX 6900 XT.

    Random OtakuRandom Otaku3 ngày trước
  • 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.

    Juliett AJuliett A6 ngày trước
  • I built my first pc last month before the prices went all the way up

    Victor RodriguezVictor Rodriguez7 ngày trước
  • oh snap! thanks for remining me about rocksmith. time to dust off this old bass.

    Dylan CarpenterDylan Carpenter15 ngày trước
  • 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 :(

    dukesarxdukesarx17 ngày trước
  • Did the 3 builds ever happen?? Lol

    Brennen JohnsonBrennen Johnson19 ngày trước
  • 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.

    Aclownin1Aclownin120 ngày trước
    • I'm the jock my kids the computer nerd. I have bought him quad, bikes archery equipment, airsoft. His squad hes had since he was 5 has a whole 15 hrs on it hes 11 now. An that said I monitor all online activity. Ps4 xbox phone all ran through my account since I dont play. I tell him what hes dled or check it regularly when we are playing ark. Well he plays I die. An ARK is where this pc is better started for him.

      Aclownin1Aclownin120 ngày trước
  • "let them play around with some flash games and stuff" *cries*

    Pepijn ArtsPepijn Arts21 ngày trước
  • Craptop in the adolescences, and Power house beast RGBed out gaming PC in adulthood.

    Churlissh _Churlissh _22 ngày trước
  • 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

    tHe gReEn mAntHe gReEn mAn24 ngày trước
  • 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.

    im a shibe now pet meim a shibe now pet me25 ngày trước
  • Im 13 and I still havent got a computer

    oodfindoodfind28 ngày trước
    • Dont wait for your parents to buy one, instead of wasting all your money on snacks or something, save them, you will have a good amount of money to buy some cheap pc parts

      2080208022 ngày trước
  • “naowerenotgunatah wenahguhnashlb shlurhl ??? ??? ???” - JayzTwoCents

    BasedNoaBasedNoa28 ngày trước

    Shayan505Shayan50529 ngày trước
  • holy shit this man was born in 81' and he looks 20 years older than my dad who was born in 69' god did my dad age well but jay aged horrible

    ZefurrZefurr29 ngày trước
  • I'm just an overly-enthusiast PC gamer, Do you know what I use? An AIO PC by HP collab with Beats - Core i7 4th Gen Intel Graphics 8Gigs of RAM Fricking baddddd FAN, Even an Idiot can do better Fan Configs

    ThatOneGuyThatOneGuyTháng trước
  • Just let a kid have a computer I’m 12 and I play on a good FPS computer and I see this and ur like let them play on 30 FPS and my eyes hurt when I see less then 100 fps

    Elite- Assassin.Elite- Assassin.Tháng trước
  • I don't have a child and I'm interested

    Ian TrumpIan TrumpTháng trước
  • get them a gtx 1650 with amd 3600

    1stone11stone1Tháng trước
  • Meanwhile here I am by myself building my own computer at 14 lol .

    razvan7razvan7Tháng trước
  • Jayz: "I would assume, if you're watching this video right now, and you're interested in the topic. And you didn't just click cause you're an avid supporter of the channel, but you're acttualy watching this, cause you're interested in the subject in matter." Me, a young adult, with no plans to have children ever in my life: Hmmmmmm thats interesting

    Elvin MartinsElvin MartinsTháng trước
  • U should do a build for a minimum requirement sytem that can play all triple A modern Titles, with. That be awsome if you put together a build that’s sent over kill but is good enough last next few years in 2020

    Tyler GamecastTyler GamecastTháng trước

    ColorsColorsTháng trước
    • Tffff at 9?

      AwesomeKidGamerzAwesomeKidGamerz20 ngày trước
  • me: using fx 4100 random guy: let s cook eggs on that powerful CPU me: BIG OOF

    Alex ArhireAlex ArhireTháng trước
  • PC building as a whole is just a good learning experience to have. Unlike consoles, where it's just plug and ready to go. There are a lot more to PC. All, in which you have to do research before coming up with an answer. I've been planning to build a PC for almost 3 months, and I keep going back and forth. Trying to consider every decisions possible. From a 4K, 60 hz monitor or higher. To, considering open an credit card to buy all my components (as a way to quickly gain credit score). I am a bit too old to be considered a kid, per se. But, my overall life experiences isn't that far off

    RottenPieceofRottenPieceofTháng trước
  • If I had a kid(s) ima make a good pc but low key it was actually an excuse so I can play on it lol

    KemicalKiddMUSICKemicalKiddMUSICTháng trước
  • My 16 year old has a 9600kf - gtx 1080 - 16gb ddr4 ram. He's happy with it.

    tristman 84tristman 84Tháng trước
  • im 14 with a rtx 2060 ryzen 7 2700x 32gb 3600mhz

    N HN HTháng trước
  • You spelt ‘should’ wrong on your thumbnail. Great video as always though....

    MangaAddictMangaAddictTháng trước
  • My first laptop my parents got me had a Pentium b970 😂 the laptop is still working but I've had to replace the battery 3 times already

    661 Gamer661 GamerTháng trước
  • Hey Jayz, I am 16 and I have been through alot of hardship, I write,sing and rap about my struggles and spread the message of gospel. I understand that making music with beat software like FL studio can be taxing on the lower end and mid tier PC's so I am looking for the best bang for my buck. I have a budget of 3000$ and thats with the monitor included. Is there any recommendation you have?

    Samuel GonzalezSamuel GonzalezTháng trước
  • I just told a kids parents get them a console even though i would be so angry if i was said kid and had my heart set on it. if he gets a PC It will be prebuilt and we all know how that is and then he will be completely on his own with getting it to run smoothly. my theory is that it will be a overpriced underpowered oversized paper weight and then he will want a new console anyways.

    mckdar01mckdar01Tháng trước
  • I'd rather a kid have a powerful pc than a powerful car.

    tha grumbietha grumbieTháng trước
  • l have a crap laptop l mean like who has a core i3 7th Gen and l have like a 2.4Ghz and since my parent have like 10000 dollars so it is hard for me to get a good cpu or like a mid range

    aryan horro storyaryan horro storyTháng trước
  • Should do a $1000 build for kids rather than $2000 cos thats not gonna help 99% of parents because they aint gonna spent 2k on a 10 year olds computer. I mean probably shouldnt even set a budget and just do the most adfordable system that can play most games decently like. Ryzen 3600, 1650 Super, 1tb nvme, 1080P budget decent 120-144hz monitor, peripherals are cheap dont spend a ton on expensive razer gear for a kid when you can get chinese amazon brands that a 10 year really isnt going to notice the difference and its x10 cheaper etc. Quicklist I did for just under $1000

    Alaskan MalamuteAlaskan MalamuteTháng trước
  • Honestly they shouldn't have video games at all. I hate to say but this next group of Kids. Are going to be the dumbest generation ever!

    Pickle WeaselPickle WeaselTháng trước
  • l am teen who does know how to build a cpu under 800

    aryan horro storyaryan horro storyTháng trước
  • How powerful sould it be lol

    Jonathan ReyesJonathan ReyesTháng trước
  • I almost wish I never had access to video games because tbh it's kinda completely destroyed my attention span

    Johiah plays gamesJohiah plays gamesTháng trước
  • This kid: has a gaming pc at 5 Me: got my first phone at 8

    Tesla_ 12Tesla_ 12Tháng trước
    • I got my first phone at 12 Now I’m 9

      ConnectzenConnectzenTháng trước
  • kids= sus vote em

    Bad AlphaBad AlphaTháng trước
  • im a kid and i have a laptop that plays at 120 fps at highest settings and thats my first computer. a toshiba satellite C57D Great pc for gaming at a fine price recomend getting bit for her.

    fart fartfart fartTháng trước
  • For my 12th bday I’m building a pc. (Ryzen 5 2600 gtx 1660 super)

    Anonymous 11Anonymous 11Tháng trước
  • 4:03 So a 11 year old girl wants to play Battlefield? Jay: considers 2700X too old for a kid, might consider replacing it by a 2000 bucks build Me: Cries in 3570k...

    Rainbow DashRainbow DashTháng trước
  • if i get a 90 cranked on me by an 11 year old im gonna "uninstall my cpu"

    justin tjustin tTháng trước
  • I use to play minecraft (25 fps low settings)on a Samsung Laptop with 4 gb ram in 2012. The good times...

    TTT King-ShehabTTT King-ShehabTháng trước
  • I wonder if the typo of his Thumbnail was on purpose lol

    TwinShardsTwinShardsTháng trước
  • I looked at a pc setup that costs £2500 that would have the new ryzen 5 5600 and a 3070 but my parents think that a pc is a waste of money

    Mohammed Sharaf HossainMohammed Sharaf HossainTháng trước
  • A needs a very powerful pc so that they shut up for the next 5 hears

    Mohammed Sharaf HossainMohammed Sharaf HossainTháng trước

    Snowy WolfieSnowy WolfieTháng trước
  • If they save up for it then by all means yes thats what I'm currently doing

    GodGodTháng trước
  • I'd start with 3400G - FOR SURE, no point putting 2080ti , they wouldn't appreciate it...

    Paul JJPaul JJTháng trước
  • im 10 and i have a ryzen 5 2600 and a evga geforce rtx 2060. I'm very lucky

    TxteTxteTháng trước
  • i am 16 and i am currently not working until i am 18 because i am not allowed to , my computer is trash , 1 USD equals 8 TL's so i can't make my parents to buy me a one because you can literally buy a car with the money of a gaming computer. thanks for listenning my bad life.

    Vixy SkunkVixy SkunkTháng trước
  • 6:48 - 6:58, Just described me

  • hold up im 14 and i use linux to make vms from scratch and use it for passthrough of gpus and use arch linux that i configured myself

    Brooko’s LITBrooko’s LITTháng trước
  • I think the fact that you're a fellow dad makes me relate to you so much more than the other big tech 'Tubers.

    V SV STháng trước
  • My kid have take over my work pc, the PC have Oblivion, Skyrim, Fallout 4 and Total Annihilation and she like those games. So I was thinking of getting her a PC for her own use.

    J FRAMEJ FRAMETháng trước
  • My plan is probably buying them Ryzen 5 3400g or whatever G series AMD has when I built it and give them 720p monitor. That should help a lot

    Devara FTDevara FTTháng trước
  • Gamers nexus: So if we look at the marginal benefit and marginal cost differential between a 3080 and a rx 5500XT we can see a clear line of diminishing returns. Not that this is an average graph and my not directly apply to your specific child. Your mileage may vary. With that clarification out of the way, we can find that the marginal enjoyment starts to flatten out around the $500 price point for a graphics card specifically. Note that this does not factor in the assumption that we are using equivalently appropriate hardware, including CPU, RAM and appropriate cooling. Moving on, we notice a distinct trend around the 120 fps average on around medium settings. Note that this also assumes an appropriate monitor capable of displaying these settings to a competent degree...

    Never a Dull MomentNever a Dull MomentTháng trước
  • I think the right ideology in this case would be for the kid to save up their own money. Because kids have developing minds, and very young minds at that, the good ethics and effort they’d learn and acquire from saving up their own money to buy their own system would stick with them for the rest of their lives. And, on top of teaching all of that, if they wanted better performance, they’d learn that what you want requires more work and effort.

    FiczdFiczdTháng trước
  • happened to me played fn on laptop on 30fps then get desktop with 200 fps

    thatnathankid ytthatnathankid ytTháng trước
  • good thing my parents don’t understand how to build a computer that well. told them I was gonna build a computer using a ryzen 7 2700x, RTX 3070, and asus rog strix x570e.

    lostultralostultraTháng trước
  • Watching this video one week after I built my own computer, which I built on my own and I picked the parts myself, I think I did a good job, oh and I’m 12 :p

    Mr. SlimeMr. SlimeTháng trước
  • short answer for me: yes Long answer for me: yes but actually yes

    Alendra 2009Alendra 2009Tháng trước
  • I can't believe I am almost a full year older than you.

    Jonathan KilbournJonathan KilbournTháng trước
  • I have a 10 year old gaming republic loaptop i works fine

    Mpo52Mpo52Tháng trước
  • Fortnite is the new comic books I bet if this guy checked the lore to Fort I bet he would be impressed just too how much goes into that game

    drty09brddrty09brdTháng trước
  • Ummm, if you were born in '81 you aren't a Boomer. I'm barely a Boomer and I was born on '63. 1946-1964 are Boomers. I don't even think the slang definition fits you. I think you're technically a Millennial. Unless they changed the definition of "Boomer" recently and I wasn't aware of it.

    Ron SRon STháng trước
  • next: Should you watercool your Kids?

    RedeemerRedeemerTháng trước
  • I'm laughing as you mention a budget of $2k. I think the most I've ever spent is under $600. Not a gamer, I handle lots of ewaste at work, and (and can take home whatever I want). I'm also OK with running older hardware, so my current setup cost me very little, with triple monitors. My only cost was some 10 or 12' monitor cables

    Ravenbar's RepairsRavenbar's Repairs2 tháng trước
  • Poor Phil 😂😂

    MikhaMikha2 tháng trước
  • If I had a kid, I'd start them with a 486 with Windows 98 SE and no internet connectivity.

    Anon Y'mousAnon Y'mous2 tháng trước
    • Start with xbox 360

      Kyle McginnKyle Mcginn2 tháng trước
    • Noooo

      Kyle McginnKyle Mcginn2 tháng trước
  • *cough* I play rocket league with kb/m just fine ngl

    HyperLiteHyperLite2 tháng trước
  • Jay: This is one of the cheapest b450 motherboards you can get. *Holds up my Motherboard*

    PotatoLolPotatoLol2 tháng trước
  • me sitting here with a ryzen 3 and intergrated graphics, cant run a single game.

    TacGrunt sTacGrunt s2 tháng trước
  • imagine being his chilren

    TexnixityTexnixity2 tháng trước
  • "how much power does a kid need" I just need an APU that can run blender

    Rajib KCRajib KC2 tháng trước
  • damn im 15, and rn i still use this ivy bridge i3 3220 and just upgraded from a gt710 to an rx 550, and when i upgraded to an ssd, i saw the production date of my older hdd and its on november 2008, my parents have built this in 2009 and gave it to my grandma at 2012, then getting it back for me again in 2017 before i upgrade it, i remember playing sooo many browser games on it lmao

    eri1803eri18032 tháng trước
    • At least you have a pc :( I’m here running the a10 chip on a hand me down iPhone 7

      Ciarán PurcellCiarán PurcellTháng trước
  • I really want a pc im gonna send this video because i want a Pc for christmas and Bday

    WraithWraith2 tháng trước
  • Got my first prebuilt desktop at 12 years old. I'm still rocking it 7 years later and don't feel like building a new one yet. Only things I've done is put a 1650 super and SSD in it.

    Thing BingThing Bing2 tháng trước
  • why does the thumbnail say how powerful sould it be?

    nevermemenevermeme2 tháng trước
  • Sould

    ZeJJimBoZeJJimBo2 tháng trước
  • I couldn’t run Minecraft past 30fps on lowest settings, now I’m planning on building a pc capable of more!

    Bubbles HarrisonBubbles Harrison2 tháng trước
  • I am one to have a 2012, or whatever year we got it, pc and it also is meeting either under or bare minimum for the game and i run those games at about 10-30 fps

    Coletown07Coletown072 tháng trước
  • Man I remember back in 2002 or something like that. I was 13 and was about to buy my new and first GPU a 128MB ATI I dont remember the model, I was so happy, happiest kid on earth that month. 2020 kids : 6GB+ or RIOT!

    JamazVuJamazVu2 tháng trước
  • i dont know how but when i was 11 i used to deal with like 30 fps on all my games and 600 ping when ever playing something online... and i was absolutely fine with it, i'd still have a blast and i could still talk and have fun with people online.

    QuirkeyQuirkey2 tháng trước
  • 12:50 Flash games? RIP Flash

    CryocideCryocide2 tháng trước
  • I am buying a low profile pc and I would like a nvidia graphics cards btw I am 9 but I was looking for a 1650 lp with gddr6 and i was wondering what graphics card do you recommend? I did find a 1650lp with gddr6 and i know that is the best lp graphics card so I'm gonna get that but I wondered if that is a bottle neck with 3rd gen I5

    cutepiggy 990cutepiggy 9902 tháng trước
  • Spelling mistake in thumbnail :)

    Ora ngeOra nge2 tháng trước
  • My PC barely runs minecraft, without shaders without mods, just minecraft

    AsdrubalScottPROAsdrubalScottPRO2 tháng trước
  • each kid deserves atleast a good gaming computer with a 2080 super or 3090, after all for gaming you need the best

    GJ BndlsGJ Bndls2 tháng trước
  • My first gaming laptop was a MacBookair 2012

    Thebig CheeseThebig Cheese2 tháng trước
  • Im 14 and I got my first computer three years ago and I want to upgrade but basically wholr computer cuz this one sucks!

    LazarLazar2 tháng trước
  • I gave fx8350+1060 as first PC. He gets whatever he wants as soon as he tells me exactly what parts he needs and for what purpose.

    Todd HowardTodd Howard2 tháng trước