A Chinese Intel competitor?
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China's chip-making prowess has been getting increasingly sophisticated in recent years, and Zhaoxin has been at the forefront for years with its x86 cores. Let's take a look and see what they're like, shall we?
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  • 中国芯

    please test loongson 3a4000 cpu as well.

  • Mark Joseph Solloso
    Mark Joseph Solloso

    This is why China wanna invade Taiwan 🤣

  • John Maris
    John Maris

    Funny side note to the social distancing...it created a back and forth between Anthony and Linus, that was quite enjoyable at the beginning of this video

  • Ivan Laoshi
    Ivan Laoshi

    mobile chip probably qualcomm clon for x64

  • Skidush Atomico
    Skidush Atomico


  • Mathías Muniz
    Mathías Muniz

    I wish I could game at 1080p 60 FPS...

  • 中国芯

    non-x86, are you talking about loongson? loongson is gonna get rid of MIPS, and using its homegrowth self made "loong arch" instruction set, which can binary translate x86, looking forward to it, loongson 3a5000. Moreover, Zhaoxin kx7000 will be good for native x86 market soon in 2022, which is a good alternative to intel/amd.

  • 中国芯

    loongson cpu: rsloft.info/loft/video/nter1oXbqouqm4I

  • 钟勇

    ryzen 1.0

  • 中国芯

    zhaoxin: rsloft.info/loft/video/pMdysYiTzJ6ymWk

  • MaygorFungus

    linus: 1080 thats terrible.. ME: cries in poor.

  • Kektus

    Imagine your goverment mandating that you have to use terrible and expensive knock-offs

  • CrazyC0d3r

    Linus, I just found out the cpuz window does same on my pc as well which has 3900x + 2070s , It seems a bug or something in software not hardware issue.

  • Nostro 200
    Nostro 200

    Yup... Chinese trying to copy Intel Rofl

  • Johnny Dessu
    Johnny Dessu

    more taobao stuff!

  • CubeMaster

    0:40, that face shall be f*cked in 49 samurain positions & 84 Unknown ways

  • James. T Russworm
    James. T Russworm

    Anthony is the best

  • 槇本誠


  • henry the ounce
    henry the ounce

    The world deserves everything it gets; keep buying Chinese... See what happens.

  • cwli1

    Head of Intel: "Some software runs faster on an Intel because some greedy people were offered cash to write their software with the Intel compiler, the one that secretly detects who's processor it is first before deciding if top speed is needed. The benefit is that people can put food on the table. I thought it was illegal to avoid tax and bride people to only use your products. So, pay tax, be honest about how much tax we've actually paid, don't bribe anyone and stop slapping a new number on the same processors every time a tiny competitor launches a new processor. Got it. Thanks for the advice. Why oh why didn't anyone tell me this years ago? There has been a tiny whisper that someone was waving big college-student checks near the Dell, Hewlett Packard, Acer dinner tables if they correctly predicted which processors were being delivered by the wrong trucks to their factories. Incidentally, the people around Germany got to see college students Media Markt, Europe's biggest computer seller, take part in the television game show "Guess the Truck". A strong slow aroma drifted over the fence from a neighbour's barbeque that if Intel eliminated their competition then only the LATEST Intel SSD would work with the newest processors but it was only the smell of sausages, I can tell you. This is a private message for our fanboys ONLY: maybe, just maybe, there's a teeny tiny bit of truth to the idea that someone else might make faster processors? Ouch! Get off my leg. You're not my pet. How do you get rid of this thing? I also have a famous mega family but right now I think I need to visit some of my rich uncles, uncle Googie and uncle Amazy, to pass on some of these new tips so that they don't get into trouble with the law. And by the way uncle Amazy is the one who sells all our processors out of his garage, along with several fridge magnets. At least, that's what he told me. He says that the garage is where he keeps his 1535 cars but as none of them have worked for the last 14 years he's been getting rides from auntie Ubee's cars. I really think it's time she starts paying tax too. Oh and you can keep your money too. We don't need any more of it, thank you very much."

  • sukhbatkhaltar suhee
    sukhbatkhaltar suhee

    Give Antony raise please!

  • Sen Kensu
    Sen Kensu

    Ting is NOT a mobile provider but infact a citrus drink that is hella tasty

  • zemekiel

    So now they build the world wide surveillance straight into the CPU. Great. Should keep it off the Internet.

  • Rafa RS
    Rafa RS

    Made in china

  • Pampox

    Anthony looks like no-neck Edward ngl

  • Hayze Productions
    Hayze Productions

    I can see these boards being great for building a round robin or hadoop cluster for a website. or Sites. They got pci express, you can add fiber cards, or multi port lan cards.

  • Mikhail Ryzhov
    Mikhail Ryzhov

    So TSMC is going to stop being an external vendor by 2022?

  • Sakar Jog
    Sakar Jog

    What's Remarkable about this,... is how unremarkable it is. 😂 😂

  • Arntres

    I would never trust China

  • yomama847

    I'm not touching that cpu... considering the fact that the NSA and Intel could have a MINIX backdoor on most of their chips.... there is no telling what this chip could have!

  • MrKrinkelz

    Not gonna lie linus' real talent is how good his transition for his sponsors, so smooth you wouldnt see it coming

  • Gardner Thompson
    Gardner Thompson

    gpuz and cpuz drag like that all the time for me

  • Rnl Valen
    Rnl Valen

    No CPU socket...

  • Edward D'Esposito
    Edward D'Esposito

    Didn't they partner with AMD to license for the first-gen Zen. You guys did a video a while ago. Hygon CPU?

  • Antoine Dawnson
    Antoine Dawnson

    I wouldn't be surprised if this surpasses Intel in a few years.

  • RomeoPapaCharlie

    Hah, 4 months later


    let’s be honest here. anybody can be an intel competitor

  • Sebastian Marshall
    Sebastian Marshall

    He's definitely more awkward on camera than Linus, so get him in more videos! THIS IS LEARNING

  • Otto Von Bismark
    Otto Von Bismark

    Is it just me or does Anthony look like fat Elon Musk?

  • Luke Peacock
    Luke Peacock

    Not going to lie. Was previously not a big fan of Anthony’s videos. But the Man has really found his stride. He has encyclopaedic knowledge and his quiet confidence is excellent. Well done my Bro, well done.

  • FrankValchiria

    Anthony when he speaks makes you feel immediately smarter.

    • Narwhal

      @Llama Craft No one said Jain was insulting Anthony. Thankfully, this isn't 2009 where nerd is a derogatory term anymore.

    • Llama Craft
      Llama Craft

      @Avinash Jain A nerdy winner. Unlike you.

    • CapHunterX

      @Avinash Jain he's awesome

    • Avinash Jain
      Avinash Jain

      Cause he is a nerd

  • Josh Se
    Josh Se

    Anthony looks like he lost alot of weight!!!!!! Congrats bro

  • Viva Las Vegas
    Viva Las Vegas

    💩made💩in💩china💩......they copy everything, but still can’t come close to the original.

  • Vincenzo Mario Saltamartini
    Vincenzo Mario Saltamartini

    Unbelievable 😍

  • yasser ahmed
    yasser ahmed

    can't snapdragon buy their license and use it in arm processors???

  • tatfung

    Remember some China company bought Motorola chips, covered that brand up and stick its own company logo on top? Cutting edge

    • Tong Su
      Tong Su

      remeber huawai tencent and alibaba? moron.

  • Jay LeVzi
    Jay LeVzi

    So China are trying to completely independant, that's great, now the rest of the world can do the same. And cut them off completely.

  • loli kawaii
    loli kawaii

    Everyone watched Oliver Stone's "Snouden", I'm sure China government too, and it is logical that they MUST have their own independent platforms, free from any backdoors, "kindly" provided by our western governments. They have no need in games on that platform. It's purpose is way more important than gaming.

  • Saucy Angel
    Saucy Angel

    You really want to give Chinese products a platform after all the evil their country has exported? As a direct competitor to American products? I'm disappointed.

  • Server averroes
    Server averroes

    I watched Anthony: he looked more like JARVIS than Anthony

  • Polarpwnage

    you pronounced it pretty good before the cut, then you tried it live lol


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  • raine newell
    raine newell

    anyone else have video corruption/ scan line effects? its in the video not my playback

  • 1234

    The big guy.. he needs to start exercising or something. This is bad.

  • Stephen Showalter II
    Stephen Showalter II

    Anthony my brother. You’re looking fit my friend. Good for you! I’m a little on the heavy side myself and it’s inspiring to see you looking healthy!

  • Stephen Showalter II
    Stephen Showalter II

    Any my brother. You’re looking fit my friend. Good for you! I’m a little on the heavy side myself and it’s inspiring to see you looking healthy!

  • christopher

    There's a bank of capacitors Linus. Come on bro.

  • Kasim Ali
    Kasim Ali

    Anthony could do audio books, such a good voice

  • Michael Liu
    Michael Liu

    Steve speaks pretty good Chinese.

  • arpit sharma
    arpit sharma

    Get a camera stand instead of hand help, could be more stable. especially if its just a table shot why dont you fix the camera, that makes videos look more beautiful. At so many places the camera is just moving too much, Thanks to software sterilization otherwise it would be visible a lot.

  • Hello There
    Hello There

    hmmm linus totally didn't said zhaoxin and khaixin perfectly only once and just copy paste to whenever he needs to say it

  • Austin Alexandre
    Austin Alexandre

    who else thinks anthony has a nice voice like i dunno it’s just so clear, he should narrate a story

  • Beau Xu
    Beau Xu

    If the RTX 3080 runs the original Crysis @32FPS without optimization. I don't think it is fair to judge a new Chinese CPU with 32FPS on Counter Strike without any game developer or graphics card optimization done for it. rsloft.info/loft/video/h5qJ2KbH3KDNsGk&ab_channel=LinusTechTips

  • VibeX MaTxeMa
    VibeX MaTxeMa

    Ltt looks like beggar always too much sponsers

  • Yeung Cephas
    Yeung Cephas

    will it be exploce

  • DjDeadPuppies

    Fire and smoke at the same time is the real test.

  • John Ny
    John Ny

    Do they use US technology to make this chip ?

  • Esoteric Indeed
    Esoteric Indeed

    I was looking at this like "damn this would be great for a budget build or overclockin..." "ITS 650$"

  • singleplayer review
    singleplayer review

    Antony needs to loose some weight i love that man

  • little rugrat
    little rugrat

    we should do the same and kick off everything made in china!

  • SkeptikVet

    Chinese? Nahhh, 😬 no thanks 😘

  • Gammal

    Will China (current government that is) even gonna last to 2022?

  • Pali33

    I mean, its like an i5 but not 4 powerful cores but 8 weak cores.

  • jian li
    jian li

    Over weight uncle playing with his weiredly looking grown ass small size nephew (no hate, no offense,just the impression in my head at 2:25)

  • J C.
    J C.

    So it's IT theft to start up their own products.

  • Daniel CH
    Daniel CH

    So .... how was it as a miner?

  • Heroes Of Balkan
    Heroes Of Balkan

    CS: *_don't_* GO

  • Zegop /\
    Zegop /\

    this comment has probably been made thousands of times but anthony seems like an absolute gamer and linus with a beard is cool.

  • Alex Gee
    Alex Gee

    Chinese players be playing on that motherboard and still kicking your ass

  • Alex Gee
    Alex Gee

    4:28 the way Anthony just corrects him so smoothly

  • Green Bubbles
    Green Bubbles

    every time he says Zhaoxin you can just here the doubt in his voice 😂

  • Gun Tech.
    Gun Tech.

    No more knockoff than AMD, Compaq, etc. It's called *competition*, and it's good for consumers. I'm sure it would have sucked much less if you had put more than 2GB RAM in the computer...

  • Corey Brandon
    Corey Brandon

    I really like Anthony in the videos. He’s so knowledgeable!

  • 4N5W3R5

    10:09 Linus you should try vaping instead... Lot less chemicals and all the nicotine delivery to get you through 2020... but who am I to judge ;)

  • WolfiFuur

    1:37 I believe that would be fATX (Flex ATX) form factor for the motherboard. Or it could be MiniDTX.

  • Drew Senna
    Drew Senna

    Maybe Yvonne could've helped with this? I mean like why bother butchering a language when your wife is a Chinese

    • Rexyrox

      ah yes my wife is a Chinese aswell

  • dark_haker2

    linus says something in chinese me he’s funny

  • Dylan Steezy
    Dylan Steezy

    whats with the big fellas hair lol that fringe needs to come off hahaha

  • Really short Mexican
    Really short Mexican

    I thought of a pun for the sponsor The ting go ring ring ring Instead of the thing go graa graa graa


    Linus: (has an idea) because of...... Anthony: No 😂😂😂😂

  • 100Desi Films
    100Desi Films

    Anthony looks like fat version of channing tatum :P

  • 325 401
    325 401

    How's Hong Kong doin tho

  • Dreigo42

    Just don't connect it to the internet...

  • oOignignoktOo1

    After seeing this review I want to free Hong Kong so they don't have to use this travesty of a cpu.

  • Chaz

    It's made out of chineseium

  • Interlace

    My guess is in China these systems get subsidized like crazy & are actually cheap to get in mass out there :/

  • They_Call_Me_Ziggs

    11:06 Donald Duck comes out :)

  • Eli Percival
    Eli Percival

    Nobody cares because you a never trumper so you do not count in America now

  • John Stahlman
    John Stahlman

    would like to see a video on an actual VIA CPU, granted the Isiah chips only go up to 4 cores, but still it be neat to see.

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