The Fastest Gaming CPU is… Intel?

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Intel's FINALLY delivered us a high powered CPU on 10nm and it's real fast... but I have some problems with their marketing.

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0:00 - Intel, what the heck are you doing?
1:07 - Glasswire
1:19 - Intro
1:27 - Gaming Results
2:48 - Productivity Results
3:36 - i7 better than i9??
4:43 - How can mobile specs be fixed?
8:21 - Battery Life
9:05 - Intel laptops are decent I guess
9:31 - Blinkist
10:26 - Outro


  1. XH

    XH22 tuntia sitten

    Intel is making a come back!

  2. Anony Mous

    Anony MousPäivä sitten

    What a title. You'd think the tech focused FItitle channel would know that *fastest* is on a game by game basis..

  3. Procharger

    ProchargerPäivä sitten

    Gaming Laptop manufacturers need to hop off the thin and light bs and let razer have that niche market. Real gamers will take a plastic chonk with actual good cooling and more IO over thin and light and made of magnesium for a lower price any day of the week. when it boils down to it, a laptop doesn’t need to be thin. It’s just superficial marketing crap. Nobody even offers a chonky laptop with good cooling because of the dumb obsession with thin. FPS>LBS

  4. Steven Schoeler

    Steven SchoelerPäivä sitten

    indeed, intel CPUs arent the best for laptops, as they produce more heat than the ryzen ones, also if im right, the intels perform worse when both CPUs have the same Wattage caps. meaning ryzen isnt only cooler, its also more effecient at the same powerconsumtion. i mean the 8700k is a desktop cpu, but god damn, even with a nice nzxt case and 6 fans + Dark Rock Pro 4 (with push and pull on the cpu fan) that cpu gets toasting hot while all cores synced and just +100mhz OC (4.8GHz synced) while under full load. that was my last intel cpu for now, i paied 400€ on that cpu and it has no headroom for OC from my point of view. such a joke. intel just lies about their TDPs thats it.

  5. Fyre

    Fyre4 päivää sitten

    Wait until AMD makes something better

  6. Nirakar Giri

    Nirakar Giri5 päivää sitten

    stop it man wtf

  7. Star masterc

    Star masterc6 päivää sitten

    *"What's your minimum specification?"*

  8. Judge

    Judge6 päivää sitten

    *intel destroys amd* Amd fanboys: I will pretend I didn't see that and give excuses.

  9. Aviram Iancovici

    Aviram Iancovici10 päivää sitten

    shout out to all my i9-10th-gen-mobile sweaty thermal throttled brothers and sisters! we love our laptops - these are the only laptops that are trying to turn to magma! yay!

  10. Star masterc

    Star masterc6 päivää sitten

    Thermal throttling is typical in any laptop processor, but changing the thermal paste and undervolting can significantly reduce temperatures, power consumption and get higher clockspeeds for the same voltages. If you have the i7-10875H, you are fine. AMD still has problems with power limits and Ryzen Master support for undervolting and better perfomance while reducing temps and power consumption.

  11. captinalex1

    captinalex110 päivää sitten

    I was that only real knowledgeable sales employee, when Linus mentioned sales employees, at the Costco Electronics department before getting promoted to Corporate IT. I watched Linus Reviews on laptops that we sell and I did do tests on them to make sure our members weren't getting screwed. And I would flat out tell some members that ones that were a waste of money are shit/trash. I was blunt but returns have never been lower. uwu And people would come back and only buy from me when it came to tech after a while. For context I run my own miniature costume made google cloud and website for it. And its speeds are better than real google. Would be even faster if I can afford the Honey Badger that Linus uses and 10 gig Fiber from the ISP.

  12. Bread Pebbles

    Bread Pebbles11 päivää sitten

    i got an ad with honey with linus while trying to watch linux

  13. reno bimantara

    reno bimantara11 päivää sitten

    More fast but more electric bill

  14. Mrt Lincos

    Mrt Lincos13 päivää sitten

    Bro which processor is best Intel i7 11800H or AMD ryzen 7 5800H

  15. Star masterc

    Star masterc7 päivää sitten

    i7-11800H. Higher clock speed and cache.

  16. Arwo

    Arwo14 päivää sitten

    I like how the intel laptop had its windows explorer crash and restart at 1:02

  17. Mikko Rantalainen

    Mikko Rantalainen14 päivää sitten

    I think you missing word "laptop" in the video title. The mobile CPU tested here is not the fastest GAMING CPU but fastest LAPTOP gaming CPU.

  18. Niwar Barwari

    Niwar Barwari14 päivää sitten

    AMD: Just wait for the next CPU that we'll make :)

  19. Darshan Nair

    Darshan Nair14 päivää sitten

    We need best laptops in different budget video. It has got so confusing to buy one

  20. Nemanja Glišović

    Nemanja Glišović14 päivää sitten

    No, glasswire don't matter either

  21. Mini tomate

    Mini tomate15 päivää sitten

    Linus: This MSI reference i9 11th gen laptop is crappy. Also Linus: But I like i7 11800H's from Gigabyte.

  22. Rayyan I

    Rayyan I15 päivää sitten



    PAPA TATOR15 päivää sitten

    HEY Linus and team ...please.. can I have that Intel model ?? pretty please !! I will totally use it well and be so appreciative and hey I would even help out doing whatever you need me too , idk just about anything ...?? What do you say ?? Pretty pretty please Linus & Team ??

  24. Adrian

    Adrian16 päivää sitten

    Could i get any low end or min end pc for my friend i dont have a gift for him on his birthday because hes done so much for me and i really want to give him soemthing special



    linus will stay an intel fanboy

  26. Yit Han Ong

    Yit Han Ong16 päivää sitten

    I'm curious as how the sponsor segue would go if Intel was the one to sponsor the video...

  27. Alexander Myrthue

    Alexander Myrthue17 päivää sitten

    Please take notes Intel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  28. Rayat Khan

    Rayat Khan17 päivää sitten

    **cries in 2.2ghz base clock**

  29. Star masterc

    Star masterc14 päivää sitten

    Base clock is irrelevant. I'm using an 8 year old i7-4700MQ quad core 45watt TDP processor and always stays around 3.4GHz after some tricks and turbo boost. It's faster than Ryzen 5 3500U released in 2019 (6 years after 4700MQ). I matched the Ryzen 7 1700 in singlethread speed.

  30. Ivinnium

    Ivinnium17 päivää sitten

    what are you doing step-intel?

  31. Ali Alsaeed

    Ali Alsaeed17 päivää sitten

    What happened to the ryzen 9 5980hx

  32. Stephen Betz

    Stephen Betz18 päivää sitten

    When you talked about "laying down the law" and not letting partners put an i9 or i7 in a laptop that can't cool it, I immediately thought of Apple when you complained about doing exactly this very thing those years ago. You even made the point then that other companies were doing it too, which just goes to show that this has been a problem for awhile, and the industry really needs to address this problem.

  33. GnauraI

    GnauraI18 päivää sitten

    lmao just got the 11800h too haha

  34. Cody Le

    Cody Le18 päivää sitten

    2:38 "Against"

  35. FKK Dom

    FKK Dom18 päivää sitten

    Hey Linus can I get a free pc😂

  36. KSGA UwU

    KSGA UwU18 päivää sitten

    You making want to trade my laptop

  37. Aurora The Otter

    Aurora The Otter18 päivää sitten

    Imagine a 99Wh in a M1 macbook lol

  38. Von Koez

    Von Koez18 päivää sitten

    As I see it, a wiser person now knows how to buy a good laptop, but more intelligent person buys desktop computers instead.

  39. G4M3PL4YZ

    G4M3PL4YZ18 päivää sitten

    Imagine having that on a phone

  40. Aditya Bhattacharya

    Aditya Bhattacharya15 päivää sitten

    @Navaneeth Krishna stay mad

  41. Navaneeth Krishna

    Navaneeth Krishna16 päivää sitten

    @Star masterc LOL. Just wait until intel finishes off every single cpu companies out there. And takes the throne permanent. Apple is just overpriced piece of ..... Can't even run a single game. And talks about being better than intel LOL.

  42. Star masterc

    Star masterc17 päivää sitten

    Apple M1 makes these x86-64 CPUs look like AMD Bulldozer.

  43. Matt T

    Matt T19 päivää sitten

    "Parenting... a lot of people could use help with that." - Linus, 2021 Truth be told on LTT!

  44. Chicken Gaming

    Chicken Gaming19 päivää sitten

    So your telling me that I can run my CPU at 90 degrees?

  45. Star masterc

    Star masterc17 päivää sitten

    Absolutely no one will run Cinebench in the real world with 100% CPU load or bottleneck.

  46. Shoham

    Shoham19 päivää sitten

    Just imagine if intel was on 7nm as amd is...

  47. Star masterc

    Star masterc17 päivää sitten

    10nm Super Fin is better than AMD 7nm in density.


    ADRENELINEDUDE19 päivää sitten

    Why would you compare laptop cpus between eachother, then crown Intel as the king of the CPU's? What kind of bias is this?

  49. Kaan Üreyen

    Kaan Üreyen19 päivää sitten

    1:03 intel laptop had a stroke when linus touched

  50. F.B.I.

    F.B.I.19 päivää sitten

    Top 10 anime comebacks

  51. Wārri0R

    Wārri0R19 päivää sitten

    Linus literallly shows things i cant buy

  52. BAJA

    BAJA19 päivää sitten

    1:03 intel laptop getting sad

  53. Crypto Microbiology

    Crypto Microbiology19 päivää sitten

    11850h is so powerfull in very long tasks!! can you test one of them please

  54. Kai Ichinose

    Kai Ichinose20 päivää sitten

    Soooo 11 gen 11800h or 11980hk? On the same laptop. Debating on which one to get on my alienware x17 when more options are available on June 15. Only option ATM is 11980hk and if it's not performing at that price hike I'd rather just get the 11800h

  55. Kai Ichinose

    Kai Ichinose7 päivää sitten

    @Star masterc true that. And that's if the 11850h is available on the x17. We shall find out in a few hours when alienware releases the other spec options. Still hoping for a qhd panel on the x17 but I doubt it.

  56. Star masterc

    Star masterc7 päivää sitten

    @Kai Ichinose Get more perfomance for free with undervolt. 11850H has slightly higher boost than 11800H. It's impossible to put the 11980HK in a ultrabook or very light laptop since the TDP is 65 watts (???) .

  57. Kai Ichinose

    Kai Ichinose7 päivää sitten

    @Star masterc that's if the 11850h is an option. The 11980hk is nice but probably not worth it over the 11850h or 11800h as they are all over clockable. I figure for the laptop the 11800h or 11850h will be slightly better thermals and uses less power. From what I've seen thin and lights haven't been able to really use the 11980hk to its full potential. But who's knows lol.

  58. Star masterc

    Star masterc7 päivää sitten

    11850H is slightly better than 11800H. i9-11980HK would be a desktop replacement.

  59. HK - 04KA 834729 Red Willow PS

    HK - 04KA 834729 Red Willow PS20 päivää sitten

    he got a notifaction while recording XD

  60. rene Tab 50

    rene Tab 5020 päivää sitten

    Did you see the laptop go dead when apllied pressure on top of the screen?

  61. Aaron Alsept

    Aaron Alsept20 päivää sitten

    Intel has always been the best.

  62. Omead Pooladzandi

    Omead Pooladzandi20 päivää sitten

    i wouldnt put more than an i5 in that thin and light...

  63. Abdul Ali

    Abdul Ali20 päivää sitten

    Anyone got dibs on the “core i9 junk pile”


    ARKEANCORE20 päivää sitten

    can i have one of these laptops please really need it for school my tablet is dying my insta is @arkeancore

  65. Prakash Thirumulu

    Prakash Thirumulu20 päivää sitten


  66. ThinkGamer

    ThinkGamer20 päivää sitten

    AMD: ...

  67. Zylop6

    Zylop620 päivää sitten

    Inetls lawyers are knocking

  68. MyNameFish

    MyNameFish20 päivää sitten

    I request a gaming fridge.

  69. Yufeng yan

    Yufeng yan20 päivää sitten


  70. Theminec

    Theminec20 päivää sitten

    The revival????????

  71. Fauz Ali Kazmi

    Fauz Ali Kazmi20 päivää sitten

    The battle of the legends M1 vs AMD and intel on the side of the map crying

  72. The Kraxskull

    The Kraxskull20 päivää sitten

    watching form my laptop i sorta custom made specs: dual 16gb ram gtx 1660 paired with amd ryzen 5 4600H 120 hzye full hd display yeah ik am missing out on ray tracing but theres nothing this baby cant run yet.......

  73. Kamolzaaliite

    Kamolzaaliite20 päivää sitten

    That Ryan Reynolds reference got me XD

  74. Pikachu

    Pikachu20 päivää sitten

    Still intel is love and somehow I don't like amd I used amd 4years and the performance for terrible and was over heating but intel solved problem

  75. dy

    dy20 päivää sitten

    1:40 * happy gremlin noises *

  76. Dan Skyder

    Dan Skyder20 päivää sitten

    Can these CPUs be “locked” at a lower than ideal TDP in different laptops? I’ve read about the performance of these new TGL-H CPUs at different wattage and was wondering if you could accidentally buy a laptop that has its CPU set lower because the manufacturer wanted a thin and cool design? Or are physical thermals or software/bios settings the only thing that can force these CPUs to perform below their best?

  77. Thomas Brittain

    Thomas Brittain20 päivää sitten

    This video did not age well

  78. Alif Ahmed

    Alif Ahmed20 päivää sitten

    1:04 did you guys notice this

  79. Tony Crabtree

    Tony Crabtree20 päivää sitten

    Linus: “You know what never underperforms? My segues to my sponsors” Ronald Reagan: “Oh, there you go again, Linus” 😇😅

  80. Siddhartha Das

    Siddhartha Das20 päivää sitten

    Intel is best

  81. Frasier Deerman

    Frasier Deerman20 päivää sitten


  82. Lotfi Bouaziz

    Lotfi Bouaziz20 päivää sitten

    POV : it's still a laptop

  83. Juan Serrato

    Juan Serrato21 päivä sitten

    just give a some years and wait til intel design an efficient architecture for whatever nanometers they decide to go it will crush amd even with the 3d stack... just wait...

  84. Mr Liquid Devil

    Mr Liquid Devil21 päivä sitten

    no mention of cpu power draw? nice work linus

  85. TRUE STRIKER9001

    TRUE STRIKER900121 päivä sitten

    i mean, im a tech and all, but you guys should really explain some things a bit better for people who dont know.

  86. Nayan Punekar

    Nayan Punekar21 päivä sitten

    Intel reference laptops before it beat Amd: Better than almost every laptop available Intel reference laptops now: I'm too weak

  87. Nayan Punekar

    Nayan Punekar21 päivä sitten

    Nope it should be like this CPU Wars:Intel strikes back

  88. gohanrage

    gohanrage21 päivä sitten

    Hey Linus. Fellow Canadian Here, I wanted to know why your Video prices are always in USD. The Parts you talk about in your videos USD, Your Merchandise is in USD when its shown off in your videos. Can't you say both US and CDN prices. Do you live that close to the US boarder that you buy everything in Washington State? I certain your from British Columbia.

  89. Dark eZclapzΨ

    Dark eZclapzΨ21 päivä sitten

    say ryzen 6000 in 5-7 nm lets say and intel also get 7nm i feel like they couldd be back in the game

  90. Blitzy

    Blitzy21 päivä sitten

    1:03 Uuuuhhhh Linus...? What's with that screen flicker? 🤨

  91. Vaxtin

    Vaxtin21 päivä sitten

    Who's line is it anyway, yes.

  92. Viva Namida

    Viva Namida21 päivä sitten

    goddamit linus i just finished watching amd, wait why am i complaining? amd is clearly superior

  93. Michael Chandler

    Michael Chandler21 päivä sitten

    i have the alienware r17 with a 3080 in it and 10980hk atm and its boosting to 4.7-4.9 depending on the game with it unvoltaged as far as i can make it and its still stuck at 100c but this is a 330w power brick for the laptop sooo... theres the answer if its got a silly charger thats were your getting the power

  94. Syth

    Syth21 päivä sitten

    I think gsync and freesync are a good comparison - putting down the base line for bare minimum your going to get with the different tiers, maybe something similar for laptops, where you will ensure it will hit those specifications, as mentioned by linus

  95. Twitch babyyy

    Twitch babyyy21 päivä sitten

    Intel: I would love to sponsor a PC Upgrade for your whole team. Linus: Burn b**ch!

  96. Gersberms

    Gersberms21 päivä sitten

    Linus, your segue IS talking about your segue. It's so meta.

  97. masum biswas

    masum biswas21 päivä sitten

    Intel is giving 40% less battery with 3% margin. But, AMD on battery gives 40% performance to it's plug in performance. Which is better ? 1. Getting 40% performance for 100% battery ? 2. Getting 100% performance for 60% battery ?

  98. Arya Satya

    Arya Satya21 päivä sitten

    Me: nahhh... ryzen 9 with rtx 3090 is better

  99. Santiago Madariaga

    Santiago Madariaga21 päivä sitten

    I remeber my father say: hey look, i got a 7th gen i7!, it outperforms your 4th gen 4710hq. But, at the end of the day, THAT 7th gen i7 had only 2 physical cores... xd

  100. Star masterc

    Star masterc21 päivä sitten

    I have an i7-4700MQ at 3.4GHz and it beats the i7-2600K. Maybe silicon lottery with undervolt and other tricks, i matched the Ryzen 7 1700 in singlethread speed.

  101. Star masterc

    Star masterc21 päivä sitten

    It must be an U part of i7. Not H or MQ, HQ.

  102. Anubhav Datta

    Anubhav Datta21 päivä sitten

    Hey Linus. I know you make a lot of useful video but there isn't a single well video on FItitle where it shows how to clean a laptop cooling pad. Not even a world class tech genius like you have this video. Can you finally make something that's gonna fill this scarcity?

  103. Maurizio .Soddu

    Maurizio .Soddu21 päivä sitten

    2:08 when your plug try to sell you some new shit

  104. Ties

    Ties21 päivä sitten


  105. Cute Eyes

    Cute Eyes21 päivä sitten

    A core i5 4th gen user watching this for no reason

  106. gameflux

    gameflux21 päivä sitten

    Ok !

  107. Mahfuzur Rahman

    Mahfuzur Rahman21 päivä sitten

    1:04 was that windows update just finished installing graphics driver and refreshed the screen?

  108. Ghostrider35

    Ghostrider3521 päivä sitten

    1:45 how is the programm you use for benchmarks called?

  109. anonymous Citizen

    anonymous Citizen21 päivä sitten

    fastest cpu...on laptop? Who cares. Real gamers that wants REAL performance does not use a laptop. Might as well just play on your smart phone. If some one claims otherwise is out of touch on how computers work.

  110. Halilovi 84

    Halilovi 8421 päivä sitten

    Linus:Fastest CPU is Intel Me:Died from laughing

  111. Snelders

    Snelders21 päivä sitten

    Gaming on a laptop, just dont!

  112. Headset Advisor

    Headset Advisor21 päivä sitten

    True gamer here!

  113. Schoolship

    Schoolship21 päivä sitten

    2:22 corona renderer is what bill gate and fraudci used to create the lolvirus leading to the political medical tyranny required to sell their vaccines.

  114. Steven Davis

    Steven Davis21 päivä sitten

    Would very much like to see how the newest legion series laptops cpu coolers would do against that i9.. my 2020 legion 5 w/ i7-10750H doesn't see above 80°c at full load...

  115. TerraBiker

    TerraBiker21 päivä sitten

    Actually I'd say Intel finally caught up to AMD in the mobile with their latest CPU ( with AMD working probably on a next gen already that will be again faster and more efficient than Intel ).

  116. Coasterman13 Official

    Coasterman13 Official21 päivä sitten

    I use 2 laptops. One with an Intel, and the other with an AMD Radeon processor. AMD is faster than Intel.