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  • - Hey guys, this is Austin.

  • So last time, Jay and I may or may not have

  • made a little bit of a mistake,

  • but today, we're here to redeem ourselves.

  • - What are we gonna do?

  • - We're gonna rebuild: The Scrapinator.

  • The Scrapinator is a $50 PC that Jay and I

  • got off of Craigslist last year

  • that we attempted to turn into a gaming PC

  • with less than perfect results.

  • Single core 2.4 gigahertz.

  • Oops.

  • So right now, let's go to storage, let's knock out,

  • basically let's go see if we can find the system--

  • I hope I didn't lose it.

  • But let's also see if we can find some other parts

  • 'cause I assume we're gonna have to gut most of it.

  • - [Jay] Yeah.

  • - So if we're gonna put Ryzen 5 inside with a decent GPU

  • I don't know what kind of power supply's inside

  • but I'm sure it's garbage.

  • Alright, so this is gonna be fun.

  • So when did we do the video, September?

  • We're gonna have to do some digging.

  • - [Jay] Okay, we got a 1060 ITX card in here.

  • Or it's not ITX but a small core factor.

  • Power supply, we've got a 600 watt.

  • - Okay, let's keep an eye on this,

  • we also do have one other case back here,

  • but I think that 1060 especially should work.

  • Alright, I have a terrible idea.

  • - [Jay] I love those ideas.

  • - So we need a power supply, right?

  • What do you think this system is gonna pull at full load?

  • Just wild guess.

  • - [Jay] Well, I dunno, we've got the way you wanna do it

  • and the way I'm kinda gonna try and make you do it.

  • - [Austin] Well I got something that might work

  • for both of us.

  • - [Jay] Okay.

  • (rustling)

  • Listen, that'll fit barely.

  • - It might not, but we can make it fit.

  • - [Jay] It's not too too long.

  • I've got the same power supply.

  • - The Scrapinator lives again.

  • - I still don't see what we came in here for.

  • (chuckle) Oh there it is, right there.

  • - Oh, I knew that.

  • Alright, what do we got here?

  • Ah, we can work with that.

  • So the problem with this case is that

  • it actually doesn't have any fans at all in it right now,

  • it just has the stock fan.

  • - [Jay] And the power supply 80mm fan, that's it.

  • - I want to, like, reuse as we can from this,

  • but I do think this motherboard's gotta come out.

  • There's no way we're gonna use a single core Athlon.

  • So right now, we have eight gigs of RAM,

  • hopefully we can bump that up to 16.

  • We've got a 1060, which I think should work pretty well,

  • and then we stole a small fan

  • as well as a 1 terabyte hard drive from the Dell.

  • So this is looking like the beginnings

  • (thudding) of a build.

  • Alright, let's get to work on this guy.

  • So, first of all, I think the big thing

  • I wanna do with this is keep it as original looking

  • on the outside as possible.

  • I don't wanna give it away from the outside.

  • From the inside, we can make it look whatever,

  • but I kinda like the idea of it looking like

  • a $50 Craigslist PC.

  • - Well the idea is that it's just unsuspecting.

  • - So I think: first step should just be gutting

  • everything out of here, and then I think

  • we can slowly rebuild with whatever parts

  • that we can salvage.

  • - Yeah, I don't think there's gonna be much left.

  • literally, it's just gonna be a steel frame

  • when we're ready to build in it.

  • - We gotta keep the soul of this guy though, man.

  • we gotta like, the Scrapinator has to live on

  • in more than just body.

  • - Do you think this panel has ever been taken off

  • in the last 10 years?

  • - [Jay] I don't think so. I think that is original.

  • (mocking laughter)

  • - That's like half a cat in there.

  • No no so I'm not taking responsibility for that.

  • That was not us.

  • - [Jay] You can see where he wiped it.

  • That modem though.

  • What's the date on it, what'd it say?

  • June, 2007.

  • I just love that someone had

  • a DVD drive and were like "You know what I need?

  • "A CD drive."

  • I thought maybe we could have blown this out

  • before we started tearing it down.

  • - It's okay, we're in your studio so I'm fine with it.

  • - It's like those car shows where they find

  • some car that's been sitting in the garage for like

  • 40 years and they just like pressure wash it down.

  • - [Jay] Or like those home remodeling shows that

  • crack open a wall and it's full of dead rats.

  • - [Austin] Man that's quality right there.

  • - [Jay] Look at that gauge wire.

  • - We wouldn't have wanted to use that at all.

  • - [Austin] No way.

  • - There we go.

  • - [Jay] Yeah, we're gonna, we just...

  • - [Austin] There we go, that's where it belongs.

  • (door clatters)

  • - I like the idea of keeping the outside fairly original,

  • but.

  • - I feel like a lot of what we have to do

  • is gonna depend on a couple of things.

  • One, power supply size.

  • We have to go fan inside because there is no vent there.

  • - [Austin] For sure for sure.

  • - Oh wait. (laughs)

  • Okay, crisis number one.

  • - [Austin] Yeah?

  • - We have to turn it around the other way

  • because the modular cables hit the frame.

  • - [Austin] Wait, it's backwards.

  • - Yeah, there you are.

  • (laughter)

  • - [Jay] I was just testing you.

  • - Actually, that doesn't look crazy.

  • - [Jay] No, that sure looks like it fits.

  • - Yeah, that's pretty reasonable.

  • - [Jay] Well because it's black and kind of a platinum color

  • and that's sort of the color of this build.

  • - See, we're themed on this, this is intentional.

  • - So now it's time for our Ryzen 5 processor.

  • So this is the 1500X.

  • So what that means is it is quad-core.

  • So it's kind of against the Core i5, I'd say.

  • So for this, it should be more than enough.

  • To go along with it, though, we have a B350 motherboard.

  • Now, the only issue is: I don't know if this actually

  • has a BIOS update that will work with Ryzen 5.

  • I hope it'll just work out of the box, 'cause if not--

  • - [Jay] Oh, dude, perfect.

  • - Standing up straight?

  • Oh, I got a piece in the way.

  • Oh dude!

  • Is this actually gonna work right now?

  • We have enough clearance in the back.

  • We actually have a lot of clearance over here

  • when we wanna run cables.

  • - Yeah there's more clearance than I expected there to be.

  • - Okay, here comes the fun part: installing the 1500X.

  • And with that, we have a Ryzen heart in our build.

  • So the 1060 should definitely fit.

  • I almost wonder, though: this is going so well,

  • we could actually maybe step it up a little bit.

  • - What'd you have in mind?

  • - I dunno, maybe like a 1080, 1080Ti?

  • Something like that.

  • - You're in luck, 'cause I usually have one on me.

  • - Is that gonna fit, though?

  • 'Cause we've got this drive cage here.

  • - I don't think so, I don't think it's gonna fit at all.

  • - Oh man, not even close.

  • So yeah, we don't need these bottom drives.

  • 'Cause we're gonna fill the 5.25s.

  • (whirring and sparking)

  • (cracking metal)

  • This is gonna work, isn't it?

  • Alright, now comes the fun part: did that actually work?

  • Ooh it's still so tight, just gotta slide her in.

  • - [Jay] Oh you know what?