Why Do Computers Die? (ft. The 8-Bit Guy) - Krazy Ken's Tech Talk

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Why and how do computers die? You go to turn it on and suddenly it's making weird noise, or the screen is flickering, or it just does nothing. How does this happen? Today, Krazy Ken will show you the "computer killers", with help from: The 8-Bit Guy, Hugh Jeffreys, Mac84, and Branchus Creations.
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  • Computer Clan
    Computer Clan9 bulan yang lalu

    Enjoy the new video, and thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring it! Want to try it for free? The first 1000 people who click the link will get 2 free months of Skillshare Premium: skl.sh/computerclan

  • Aurore Foulger

    Aurore Foulger

    Bulan Yang lalu

    @Jonie Leonardo Testing it out right now. Looks promising :)

  • Jonie Leonardo

    Jonie Leonardo

    Bulan Yang lalu

    Not sure if anyone gives a shit but I just hacked my girlfriends Instagram password using Instapwn. Find it on google if you wanna try it yourself

  • Josiah Ong

    Josiah Ong

    8 bulan yang lalu

    Livestream

  • Meowie Gamer

    Meowie Gamer

    8 bulan yang lalu

    Bye

  • 1 e

    1 e

    9 bulan yang lalu

    İ haven't used my tv in like 2 3 years when i watched this video i remembered it existed so i plugged it in and turned it on a burnt smell came trough so i turned it off immediately i was scared that it might catch on fire or explode on me 😂 its definitely going to the electronics graveyard for the rest of its time

  • Ethan Cowdell
    Ethan CowdellJam Yang lalu

    I have an early 2000's dell workstation that had almost every single one of its capacitors fail. The tops all burst and there was corrosion everywhere. Good thing I didn't really want it's internals anyway, I just wanted the case.

  • End Level
    End Level2 hari yang lalu

    Good video with a lot of easy understandable information, thank you very much :)

  • Fred Dains
    Fred Dains9 hari yang lalu

    The *8-Bit Guy is how I know about this channel here in the fist place! Thanks, David!

  • MrCommodorebob
    MrCommodorebob11 hari yang lalu

    Let's not forget the early 80s tantalum caps, which will explode in your face randomly.

  • Imran Ali
    Imran Ali21 hari yang lalu

    I'd watch that movie

  • Tyler Sharples
    Tyler Sharples27 hari yang lalu

    Hey! i saw that same powerbook 100 in another legacy video. in the comments it said it was bought faulty iirc

  • Richard Bennett
    Richard BennettBulan Yang lalu

    Here's an odd one to add to your list: COCKROACHES!!! Back in 1980 I was stationed in Panama and I had brought my brand new TRS-80 Model 1 with me. Down there, cockroaches are running around by the millions and there's no way to keep them out of the open-sided buildings. Many times I found cockroaches scurrying from my computer when I turned the light on. One day the computer stopped working so I opened it up and found a good half inch of the circuit board eaten away. I had to jury rig some support to get the circuitry to work again, and then started regularly spraying the area around the computer with Raid to keep them from coming back. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ to your marvelous channel!!!

  • Tyler Novacek
    Tyler NovacekBulan Yang lalu

    Im guessing my g3 imacs screen flicker is from capacitors goung bad

  • Mario583
    Mario583Bulan Yang lalu

    An intellectual: ~this video~ Smoothbrains: Windows and software (code) rot, LOL.

  • William Washburn
    William WashburnBulan Yang lalu

    Talking about batteries anyone heard of the suicide battery used to keep critical data in volatile ram (losses data when unpowered) its drm

  • Ryan Gaspard
    Ryan GaspardBulan Yang lalu

    Great vid. Horror story was... weak? Anyway, found this channel today, loving it so far. Cheers!

  • BUB GAMING AND VLOGS
    BUB GAMING AND VLOGSBulan Yang lalu

    0:17 the farting mac of death

  • dario lloshi
    dario lloshiBulan Yang lalu

    I have a mid 2007 iMac with colored lines at the display and it still works even today in 2021

  • Richard Samuelson
    Richard SamuelsonBulan Yang lalu

    My dad got our family a Macbook Pro about a decade or so ago; back when I was still young and ignorant of computer care. It was meant to be a "family laptop", but...I hogged it, of course, since it was so much better than our Windows XP Dell desktop at the time, in terms of ease-of-use and stuff (I'm still of the opinion macOS beats Windows 10 hands-down when it comes to user experience). Anyway, being the dumb kid I was, I constantly ate food around it. Crumbs got into the trackpad, the trackpad eventually cracked due to mould and stuff, the battery eventually died (so it needed to be constantly plugged in), and...yeah, the laptop ended up dead. Oh well. My second laptop was one my high school gave its students in Year 10 (2013), and it was a Macbook Air. Once students graduated, we could keep the laptops if we wanted, and I did; it lasted until 2017, when the speakers died in the middle of a university semester. After that occurred, I got a Macbook Pro again, which now had that newfangled 'Touch Bar' thing that...is superfluous, honestly. Still use it to this day, but if I had a spare AU$5000, I'd definitely replace it with something new. ...Though, I'd also like a replacement for the Lenovo Legion Y530 I'm using right now, for both gaming/casual use and for Windows-only university tasks...if I did have a spare couple-thousand bucks, I'd have to weigh the options...better gaming laptop, or newer macOS laptop. Better gaming, or newer macOS...hmm...real tough decision.

  • Nolan Petto
    Nolan Petto2 bulan yang lalu

    the youtube closed caption said its a fake corde

  • repairdroid77
    repairdroid772 bulan yang lalu

    True fact; KOH, potassium hydroxide eats aluminum. I used tons of the stuff etching plasma sputtering shielding when working for a semiconductor fab.

  • Antonio V00 Gaming
    Antonio V00 Gaming2 bulan yang lalu

    my hardware horror story was a cursed late 2013 MBP 13 inch. The first time it died was when it got struck by lightning while charging. then I fixed it because the SEMOS chip died. ( every boot you had to reset it.) then I had apple fix that. Now the keyboard and SEMOS is failing.

  • Sodiumitis
    Sodiumitis2 bulan yang lalu

    Welp, now I'm paranoid of my PC's capacitors ruining my livelihood forever.

  • KOB
    KOB2 bulan yang lalu

    G-D this was great!

  • Michael-John L. Mushill
    Michael-John L. Mushill2 bulan yang lalu

    Two quick things come to mind, one is tin solder whiskers. That is a major killer of older electronics. As the tin in the solder degrades from white tin to black or grey tin it crystallizes and forms threads or whiskers protruding from the surface of the solder joint or puddle. The whiskers are conductive and will short out components when they get long enough to arc over or when they break off and migrate to a spot where they can. Not good, Murray! Second thought, I’m surprised you didn’t get a hold of Fran from “Fran’s Lab”. With her work on the Apollo flight computer and such I kinda figured she would show up. Her main gig is historical electronics.

  • IntelliPocalypse
    IntelliPocalypse2 bulan yang lalu

    Honestly, I find huge, quiet fans that move huge amounts of air to be premium in a pc

  • drmus
    drmus2 bulan yang lalu

    errhmm the bucket example isnt perfect, depending on how much water that is in the bucket the pressure will change in the bucket too

  • Surtyr
    Surtyr2 bulan yang lalu

    After 4 years of use capacitator on my graphics card blewup and burned PCB rest in peace GTX 1080

  • Helmer Vennberg
    Helmer Vennberg2 bulan yang lalu

    Accelerate corrosion 🤪, I would think shorting out the board would be the bigger concern here when caps leak 🤣

  • PS4sos21
    PS4sos212 bulan yang lalu

    I can tell you why.... Planned obsolescence...

  • somebody with a light bulb
    somebody with a light bulb2 bulan yang lalu

    I had a chromebook 4 years ago and the main battery leaked all over my desk. It was strange because usually those lithium batteries swell up and this one didn't. It took me a while to figure out where the liquid was coming from. I removed the battery and the chromebook still works plugged in to this day.

  • Gino Goetz
    Gino Goetz2 bulan yang lalu

    You forgot the aging of pu.

  • Crusader Animation
    Crusader Animation2 bulan yang lalu

    Well if we are talking about hardware horror stories them i i'm currently at practice in office and at the first day we checked some computers (we had couple stages, and requirements, don't matter in this story) and i remember we had one computer with literally white mould on mother board. Funny enough later he gave this mother board to me, (and some other mother boards and other stuff) so now it is in my basement waiting for cleaning and sentence if i'm gonna keep it for usage as computer or source of electronic components. .

  • Frank Boogaard
    Frank Boogaard2 bulan yang lalu

    Sorry: SKillshare can teach you what the Industry will let you learn. You will never learn the real skills ;)

  • Frank Boogaard
    Frank Boogaard2 bulan yang lalu

    Stopped the video at 3:16, because I am pretty sure the main Computer and/or Console killer will not be mentioned here: Cats.

  • N.S.A.
    N.S.A.2 bulan yang lalu

    When Skynet takes over, converge at the 8 bit guys house.

  • Sinn0100
    Sinn01002 bulan yang lalu

    We collect consoles here from the 3rd generation all the way up to the 9th. We also are working on building a 90's themed arcade complete with stand up coin-op cabs. I have thought about building an old PC for some vintage gaming as well. I'm thinking 486DX2@66Mhz w/8 to 16Mb of RAM/DOS 6.0/Win 95 and maybe an old 3DFX *Voodo card. Coincidentally, this was my very first PC build in 1994 for Doom (I didn't have Win 95 at the time and only 8Mb of RAM). At any rate, aside from these issues listed there is another silent killer lurking in even the most current electronic devices. I'm talking about electron buildup that occurs naturally when you use a computer/console/Teddy Ruxpin and the like. Unfortunately, there is no real viable way to really flush a machine of these electrons. Every console and PC is essentially a ticking timebomb and one day...no prompt, black screen, BSOD, RLOD, YLOD...you get it. You would think someone would have designed a method or tool to draw out excess electrons but at this point...nope. Lastly, as a console/arcade collector I have dealt with capacitors many, many times. If you have any experience with NEC's consoles released in the states you will know what I'm talking about. The US Turbo Duo has the worst capacitors I have ever witnessed and if you ever get one...change the caps immediately. I don't care if it looks super clean it's only a matter of time before the motherboard is covered. I think NEC of America knew they were loosing the 16-bit war badly and didn't care. They probably thought the player at best would use it for maybe a year before jumping ship. After a year of solid use those caps are going to blow.

  • Sinn0100

    Sinn0100

    2 bulan yang lalu

    @mollycrime Yeah...here's an actual engineer talking about it. Maybe do some research first before calling things nonsense. This took me all of 5 seconds to find. Go to time stamp 2:40 and listen to what he has to say. iddown.info/the/lWe9Z5-GuJPbf7c/video.html

  • Sinn0100

    Sinn0100

    2 bulan yang lalu

    @mollycrime Well no...it's...there is no good or bad electrons. It's just an expression.

  • mollycrime

    mollycrime

    2 bulan yang lalu

    @Sinn0100 I'm sorry but that's complete nonsense. There is no such thing as "bad electrons"

  • Sinn0100

    Sinn0100

    2 bulan yang lalu

    @mollycrime Okay...so I learned this many years ago while I was in college. Honestly I don't quite understand it entirely myself but...all electronics hold a minute charge even while unplugged. Some hold a lot of electricity and can actually kill you even if unplugged for years (CRT monitors). At some point these electrons move or jump to other parts of the device. I have heard them called "bad electrons" before. I don't know if it's like a continual use that wears out the device or if it exposes said circuits to high heat permanently damaging them. Maybe it's a build up of static electricity that causes this. Essentially at some point an electronic device will fail and there's nothing we can do about it...that's how it was explained to me. I have often wondered why a device or method hasn't been created to eliminate this problem. Mind you, a problem I didn't know existed until that class. I'm...I guess mentally prepared for the eventuality of my electronics dying due to this. I have pondered on what a device that draws out excess electrons from a device would look like and how it could be applied (since that class). I don't know...

  • mollycrime

    mollycrime

    2 bulan yang lalu

    ...What the hell is "electron buildup"?????

  • TizuHere
    TizuHere2 bulan yang lalu

    if capacitors would just die after 1000h straight my pc would die in roughly 85 days..

  • Nook Pluempitiporn
    Nook Pluempitiporn2 bulan yang lalu

    guys after watching this , it make me anxious, can someone give me some oppinion on how dangerous is high humidity towards PC longevity as i live in country where it's not uncommon for humidity to fluctuates between 70 - 80 (and sometimes above 80) indoor...

  • FT.Freddy Y T
    FT.Freddy Y T2 bulan yang lalu

    0:21 The Face Is PURE GOLD 😂

  • Aleksander Kysiak
    Aleksander Kysiak3 bulan yang lalu

    10:32 Skip sponsor (9:38 is where it starts)

  • themeparkdad
    themeparkdad3 bulan yang lalu

    I was hoping you would open up your computer and see if the fix was one of the items on your list. Did you ever get it working?

  • Coco
    Coco3 bulan yang lalu

    A Tandy what, now?

  • Andrew Gardner
    Andrew Gardner3 bulan yang lalu

    Recently I worked on someone's laptop that acted completely dead, no power at all- but there was a barely audible "click". Opened it up and found that a small rectangular ceramic capacitor had a crack in it, and every time you pushed the power button it would throw sparks. Started at one or two. Then it became a shower of sparks. Then the capacitor shattered and fell off. Best part, because there were multiple capacitors working in parallel in that part of the board...the laptop started working again and booted to Windows without so much as a hiccup.

  • vicolin maritoi
    vicolin maritoi3 bulan yang lalu

    My mom once dropped her samsung galaxy s 3 mini in a deep frier at her work she tried her best to take it out in time when she took it out the back plastic and front plastics ballooned out and it just looked like a fatter version of the phone we brought it to a repair shop and they replaced the case and it miraculously still worked

  • John R
    John R3 bulan yang lalu

    What

  • Sam Wang阿愷
    Sam Wang阿愷3 bulan yang lalu

    So, my uncle produce the capacitor with wrong formula...?

  • Ogórek !
    Ogórek !3 bulan yang lalu

    I've had an accident with computer that graphics card just exploded and i was siting next to it and when it exploded my foot was bleeding i was hospitalised but now i am fine.

  • Damian9303
    Damian93033 bulan yang lalu

    I've had old electronics with leaked batteries, only one had corroded terminals that could be sanded with an old fingernail filer to work again for a cheap man fix.

  • OSx
    OSx3 bulan yang lalu

    Capasitors smooth out the voltage and inductor smooth out the Currrent.

  • Psilocybe Vibe
    Psilocybe Vibe3 bulan yang lalu

    Ahhhh the Capacitorgate ! My Compaq Presario Laptop died due to it 6 months after purchase.. 😭😭

  • Mr Unreliable
    Mr Unreliable3 bulan yang lalu

    How about how does an 800$ Dell laptop just shut off on the first day and never turn back on again 😑😑

  • Timmy73
    Timmy733 bulan yang lalu

    Capacitor problems are especially bad in analog electronics, as they are the backbones all sorts of timers, oscillators, and other analog circuits, especially tuned ones.

  • Something i know
    Something i know4 bulan yang lalu

    easiest thing that can kill your entire computer: virus

  • Anand Raj

    Anand Raj

    3 bulan yang lalu

    @Something i know They are only rootkits that can destroy your hardware. Rootkits can encrypt your bios.

  • Something i know

    Something i know

    3 bulan yang lalu

    What about malware?

  • Anand Raj

    Anand Raj

    3 bulan yang lalu

    Virus only does software damage.

  • ThatRanger92
    ThatRanger924 bulan yang lalu

    watching this on a laptop from 2007... might wanna do some recapping

  • BIoodBath
    BIoodBath4 bulan yang lalu

    Your hole in a container with water analogy is wrong. The flow rate from the hole will change depending on the level of the water in the container.

  • Mikayel Hovhannés
    Mikayel Hovhannés4 bulan yang lalu

    Hopefully with ARM overheating can be a problem of the past for computers Like scratched CDs big pain in the ass until it was scraped for the better (x86)

  • Finn's Paper Studio
    Finn's Paper Studio4 bulan yang lalu

    I had a broken Xbox 360 controller, and I got mad because it wasn’t working, and I slammed my hand into the back of it, and then it started working.

  • Era S
    Era S4 bulan yang lalu

    Wow I just discovered this channel. He is so funny.

  • Thomas farquhar
    Thomas farquhar4 bulan yang lalu

    *sees 8-bit-guy* *Breaks phone screen with fast tap*

  • Than Oliver
    Than Oliver5 bulan yang lalu

    out of the 8 bit computers i currently have i have only had to replace one of those caps and it was in a monitor. and i have done a couple mains filter caps but thats a well known thing. and i have had to reflow some solder joints. trs 80 model 3, vic 20, coco 2, ibm 5150 and apple iie enhanced. the cap was in the ibm monitor and the rest of the work was in the trs 80 model 3.

  • ken Tries
    ken Tries5 bulan yang lalu

    The 8 bit guy also worked at mouser electronics?

  • Robert Romero
    Robert Romero5 bulan yang lalu

    Steve Jobs' status as an arrogant ass confirmed again.

  • Steven Dinmore
    Steven Dinmore5 bulan yang lalu

    Great video. I enjoyed it very much keep up posting such interesting videos. Will be back to watch more in the future

  • Sky Gamer
    Sky Gamer5 bulan yang lalu

    My unibody MacBook pro had a weird problem where the RAM would randomly stop working and the computer wouldn't boot, only to find it boot 10 minutes later when I've moved it to another room. Now it's becoming clear that my RAM joints have become disconnected. At least one slot still works!

  • Robert Cortright
    Robert Cortright5 bulan yang lalu

    Haha, crudity excused Doc.

  • FT.Freddy Y T
    FT.Freddy Y T5 bulan yang lalu

    0:21 That Face 🤣🤣😂

  • Effendi Chung
    Effendi Chung6 bulan yang lalu

    Spider webs, and tiny little critters that found a motherboard to be the best place for its eternal slumber. Found several office computers that died because a bug crept in, dies, and secretes liquid as they rot, causing severe corrosion on the motherboard.

  • SnakeFace
    SnakeFace6 bulan yang lalu

    This just makes me afraid to use my electronics unless I need to use it

  • Luis Daniel Cuéllar Garrido
    Luis Daniel Cuéllar Garrido6 bulan yang lalu

    You forget a very important cause of failure in computers and that is bad circuit design or faulty ic chips, sometimes they just wear over time and the faulty things just give up. Commodore computers are plagued with this problems. Other culprits are bad quality welding material (are you listening HP?) or thermal paste just drying up.

  • coolelectronics
    coolelectronics6 bulan yang lalu

    so, "bateries gone bananas?"

  • Grim reaper
    Grim reaper6 bulan yang lalu

    I repair electronics as a hobby and I just now got the understanding of caps. I watched others but they never explained it in an apt manner. Caps are just needed because they store electricity. Okay buuuuut why and that is my issue to learn I need to know answers of why this that and the other which seem insignificant but my brain only retains it once it understands the reasoning. Thanks for that one. I now get it. I mean repairing electronics does not require knowing these things just replacing parts most of the time but still.

  • neil 225
    neil 2256 bulan yang lalu

    Another fantastic video. I really enjoy your way of explaining things, great information without being too dumbed down. I only discovered your channel yesterday. Keep up the great work and videos. :)

  • Michael Potts
    Michael Potts6 bulan yang lalu

    I wonder if he reads comments

  • Stephanie The Batter
    Stephanie The Batter6 bulan yang lalu

    I used to slap the back of my laptop screen when it was running too slow or had an error. I ended up slapping my eMachines one too many times and the display glitched the heck out. We had to fork out over $100 to buy a new screen, which I paid for by doing chores, picking up dog poo in particular. I eventually got enough money to buy the new screen and replace my laptop's broken screen, and my eMachines still works fairly well to this day, but nevertheless, I've been way more careful with my electronics since then.

  • kilgarragh
    kilgarragh6 bulan yang lalu

    The Segway is better than Linus

  • djp1_tubin
    djp1_tubin6 bulan yang lalu

    I've got a 2007 dell inspiron 531s with a original board

  • ANTONIO NAPOLITANO
    ANTONIO NAPOLITANO6 bulan yang lalu

    and what about ceramic caps?

  • Matt Smart
    Matt Smart6 bulan yang lalu

    This dude is a beast at analogies.

  • CARL iCON
    CARL iCON6 bulan yang lalu

    Early production runs of the original Apple II also had a similar design flaws; no fan & no case vents. Later revisions added case vents. If you ran the monitor or TV on top of the system, the power supply burned itself up. Mine was covered under warranty & after replacing it I only ran it with the case cover off, with no problems. The good thing was the machine ran totally silent. A good example of rushing a product to market & letting the early end-users do the testing.

  • Jokey Carrot
    Jokey Carrot6 bulan yang lalu

    Computers die when you dremel out screws and short power supplies with paper clips.

  • Dutch America Colonial RTM [CTP] [WROU] [IBUP]
    Dutch America Colonial RTM [CTP] [WROU] [IBUP]6 bulan yang lalu

    @8bitguys

  • Harish Manikandan
    Harish Manikandan6 bulan yang lalu

    BBC

  • TWHP.
    TWHP.6 bulan yang lalu

    I generally like the 8bit guy (not the IBM video)... but warping into foil is absolutely no good idea! Over time it will stick to the plastic of the computers! For example: I have a Commodore 8250LP that was covered by a plastic bag - now the plastic bag is part of the top... I have some C64 that have "burnmarks" on them... like somebody took a hot soldering iron... Was the cable that layed under the C64... And if the first attempt at repairing a C64 is to replace the Caps before having a look at the voltages etc.: this person has absolutely no idea of repairs... Because too high voltage out of the power-supply kills computers as well...

  • Jeffrey Phipps
    Jeffrey Phipps7 bulan yang lalu

    My most humorous repair was for a major manufacturer. I worked in IT maintenance for a company. A user complained that anything he typed came up as random characters on screen. I went and retrieved the keyboard/computer for testing. His assessment was repeatable. There was no obvious reason. I swapped keyboards to see if that stopped the gibberish. It did. Keyboard problem. Went to plug the problem keyboard into another machine and noticed a switch on the bottom of the keyboard with three positions marked simply as reset/lock/map. I discovered in the service manual that if set to map, you would press a key and then the next key you pressed was assigned to the first. So if you pressed the A key then pressed the P key the A key acted as the P key. Worse, until the switch on the bottom was locked, this kept reassigning keys. So you would press the A key (nothing would be displayed), then the P key (displayed). They you would press the A key again (no display) and press another key, say J (displayed) and not that key was assigned to A. The mapping never ended until you locked the mapping. Fortunately, you could switch to reset, which used a ROM original key set and also copied it to the map. The keyboard did work, but it was decided that the switch was a user hazard not worth the trouble. My boss told me to set it to reset and super glue it there and then put a chassis seal over it. so that no one would seem curious. Problem solved.

  • uiop uiop
    uiop uiop7 bulan yang lalu

    i want myself a capacitor lantern: lets call it capalantern

  • uiop uiop
    uiop uiop7 bulan yang lalu

    Fact: macbooks break most frequently, along with asus

  • moy honesto
    moy honesto7 bulan yang lalu

    nelkboys

  • somedeveloperblokey
    somedeveloperblokey7 bulan yang lalu

    Back in the very late 1980's, I was working at Dell here in the UK, reworking motherboards that failed their final test. The commonest problems I saw with these brand new motherboards were lifted/broken tracks. On a freshly printed board. Quality control was virtually non-existent. Have recapped a few Dell Optiplexes in my time and all I can say is, NEVER buy a Dell computer, it's a false economy - they're predictably shit.

  • SuperRobotGames
    SuperRobotGames7 bulan yang lalu

    Computers die when you give them to 8-Bit Guy and give him a paperclip.

  • JayVBear45
    JayVBear457 bulan yang lalu

    Heat and ESD?? You probably didn't include those two because they've been included in computer repair/building manuals since the stone age - don't forget to wear your pterodactyl-leather wrist strap! 😉🎮

  • Ashley Lahm
    Ashley Lahm7 bulan yang lalu

    14:04 - In regards to these Mac models that are susceptible, does anyone have more info on this? Got an iMac 2011 that’s throwing up weirder graphical glitches 😔

  • Miguel Vasquez- Goth Cat
    Miguel Vasquez- Goth Cat7 bulan yang lalu

    Wow!! Been watching 8 bit Keys/Guy for a while and he really made get into Electronics and after watching this I'm fascinated by the amount of ways that a computer could die!! 😱

  • George Mezzomo
    George Mezzomo7 bulan yang lalu

    Videos that aged like fine milk.

  • George
    George7 bulan yang lalu

    𝕱𝖔𝖗𝖊𝖇𝖔𝖉𝖎𝖓𝖌.

  • mollycrime
    mollycrime7 bulan yang lalu

    "Why Do Computers Die?" "(ft. The 8-Bit Guy)" oh i am laughin

  • FriendComputer64
    FriendComputer647 bulan yang lalu

    They die because 8bit guy keeps shoving paper clips into their power supplies.

  • Mason Gaming
    Mason Gaming7 bulan yang lalu

    only 726 Comments just look.

  • Fire Walk With Meme
    Fire Walk With Meme7 bulan yang lalu

    Paper clips usually do the trick, eh David?

  • Michele

    Michele "Latente" Ferrario

    7 bulan yang lalu

    i love how youtube algorithm works (when they don't bring me to the dark site of the tube)

  • szt1980
    szt19807 bulan yang lalu

    3:52 - the dielectric there is the thin aluminum oxide film on the surface of the foil, that's why they've got such huge capacity

  • JeffPlayzYT
    JeffPlayzYT7 bulan yang lalu

    That broken hugh jeffreys laptop looks like one that was in a plainrock124 video

  • Truth
    Truth7 bulan yang lalu

    15:00 I imagine that was owned by Plainrock124

  • Jimyjames - Model Locos / Bike Rides / Exploring
    Jimyjames - Model Locos / Bike Rides / Exploring7 bulan yang lalu

    Thank you & very interesting - I'm from England!!! 🙂🚂🚂🚂

  • Augie Chapin
    Augie Chapin7 bulan yang lalu

    good thing my computer's components were made in 2010

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