The Manliest Laptop Ever - Dell Rugged Extreme Review

čas přidán 22. 05. 2019
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The Dell Rugged Extreme is basically indestructible, but why would anyone need that?
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    • Funny that dells calls it rugged since Toughbook has been calling their laptop that for many years. I believe I first saw it call rugged over 12 years ago. By the way their 14" toughbook 54 lite is only 1500

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    • nice reference, Love those guys

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    • 虽然听不懂但我觉得很棒

  • 2k for the laptop, 3k for the hazardous areas certification...

  • Why does David act like a tool in all the videos??

  • "Predator missile ready for launch"

  • But, is it better than the Panasonic Toughbook?

  • Panasonic Toughbooks are the standard that all rugged laptops are held to. All of the features that Dell has on this laptop were on Toughbooks years ago. It would be interesting to do a comparison of the CF-31 and this laptop to see who makes the better machine.

  • Who the is that guy

  • Please review also the Toughbook LTT.

  • He gave it a solid eh

  • tim cook, that's how I want laptop from apple

  • I’ve seen this laptop in Mission Impossible Fallout, in the beginning scene where they get the phone from Dr. Delbruk. I thought it’s fake, or a special model, but it looks like it’s real. Cool either way.

  • no such thing asmanx or not about it, squarex etc doens't matter, cepix, any be infixn any manlyx nmw

  • I want this

  • It should inside server rack.

  • Watching videos about indestructible laptops... Just sits at home all day.

  • I'd prefer prefer Panasonic CF-33 than Dell. Cuz, we can use it as tablet or laptop!!!!

  • Missed chance to fully remake darude sandstorm

  • Is this the best pc ever


  • nice work thad was a pro advertisement

  • It has the G I R T H

  • It's thick, but I feel like most people carry a gaming laptop in a thick enough bag that it's probably about the same. So if you look at it as "the bag is built in" the thickness is rather justified.

  • this laptop mad THICK dawg

  • I work in a factory and these are the laptops that we use. Despite how strong these laptops are, they aren't invincible. Keys break off, LCD panels break, touch pads get all wonky...

  • When the guy in the thumbnail looks like Felix, I clicked real fast!!!!!!!

  • The Military. Yes, we use Toughbooks, and the US Government buys us Dell shit. We live on 2 things: Coffee and Paperwork. And that digital paperwork has to go in the back of an armored vehicle that's about to bounce around the training areas of Fort Irwin, California. Otherwise known as Death Valley.

  • 1:40 - 1:50 T H I C C

  • Thicc! Alex is good at narrating!

  • I need Linus near that laptop so i can scale the size. Lol.

  • I hate it, that people are usually hating on resistive touch displays. While I'm not saying, that smartphones should use those, the often used argument, that those are bad and have awful precision is just bullshit. Take the WiiU gamepad display as an example. Definately resistive, but you could easily draw pixel perfect on this thing. Far better than most smartphone screens, and I can tell as an experienced artist (though I have also successfully drawn pictures on a Samsung Galaxy Note 4). Anyway, it's pretty obvious, this laptop isn't meant for the average user. And even though I like to take my gear out into the woods, it's not even for me. It's for heavy duty jobs for people, who do heavy duty jobs. If you took this beast to your friends, first they would be amazed, but then they would laugh at you. It's like if a soccer mom, whose trips are basically to school and back and to the store and back would get a 4x4 lifted pickup truck with a lifted, water proofed exhaust system.

  • Coyote Peterson needs this for brave wilderness shooting lel XD

  • The same exact people Panasonics CF series was for. I know you need to appeal to tha masses, who are incredibly dumb.... however come on....

  • 0:33 BRAH

  • Cool.

  • Love the Mantage reference.

  • The intro reminded me of a certain Barats and Bereta skit.

  • "If you're a scientist or such crap." That line had me laughing out loud. LOL.

  • *THICC*

  • So a review that would be perfect for Linus. He can drop it as much as he wants without worry.

  • I want one but with best possible specs.. Even though I don't have money to buy sandals. :\

  • when will we get a man-sized laptop

  • I wanted it to be my next laptop until he said $4500 😱

  • Meanwhile my Dell G7 7588 has no RGB keyboard lol

  • So does this mean I can sky dive with this and drop it and it survives? Jk I don’t do extreme activities

  • nobody really cares about the thumbnail?

  • They finally get a product that Linus can't drop without worry. Linus not in the vid. wtf

  • Since the fan is in a separate chamber, and probably waterproof for the IP rating, can you submerge is just a bit to get watercooling?

  • RGB keyboard what a weird feature to include in an ultra touch laptop.

  • Sounds like the perfect laptop for me :)

  • Dude, let others review this, maybe linux or rikey, you looks like youre in pain.

  • You lowkey look like PewDiePie in the thumbnail

  • Love the intro on review! Such a cool laptop! Glad they're still making these ruggid beasts!

  • i thought it was finally a Video whithout Linus, but *then"...

  • Wow. This makes my Toughbook look like a skinny teenage geek. Nice. Great for technicians who have to work outdoors or in very humid or dusty indoor conditions. And it has an RGB keyboard!

  • In germany I only can buy a four year old two device in new or used ones with the same age. Is there a new one with updated hardware planned to come even to germany or only to the us?

  • that looks like an engineer's design that he sneaked past the fashion department

  • I've worked on a lot of these. The handle is absolutely garbage. The Highway Patrol break theirs all the time. Otherwise it's a solid laptop.

  • holly shit it has an rx 540

  • Dell Rugged Extreme: Im Thicc as fuuuuck! 1990s laptops: Am i a joke to you?

  • I have to confess I have a man-crush on Alex

  • I'm glad they called it soil rather than dirt.

  • can we talk about that human organ tho

  • buy it if you're a scientist OR SOME CRAP. lol

  • Indiana Jone's laptop

  • is Alex single?

  • our t.o. manuals were on these in the airforce. well the panasonic ones but same idea

  • These are liked in quite a few different industries. Love mine in any case, but is an older version.

  • Its like three time thicker than a thick laptop lol

  • military will use it

  • Ohh so you found out that the military has its own rigs? That took you sometime

  • 真,健身器材(习武之人必备)must have for a man who can fight

  • It's for outdoor types, law enforcement, emergency personnel and military!

  • bruh why tf does this thing have a RGB keyboard?!

  • Hotel room keys, and spent gift cars? Hmm... LOL.

  • This is for EMS, we break our laptops/tablets all the time.

  • But can it djent?

  • These are primarily marketed towards police and military big way you can tell is the smart card reader

  • Elon's Mars gear

  • Woah this is perfect for me :) as a forest patrol rescue unit who spend 24/7 in the wild it would be realy useful to have a rugged portable machine. just kiding i live in my mom basement.

  • Why is he talking with closed mouth


  • I promise you, give this to some soldiers and it will get beat up more than you could ever imagine.

  • Why are there hammers?

  • Hi I'm the 4 hour response personnel. :)

  • All tech inept parents need this laptop.

  • spies and black ops people will love this thing.

  • looks like you could launch nukes with that

  • PLEASE stop using that shaggy haired douchebag in videos. Alex is fine, but his douche level is a .1, whereas that guy is an alarming 12 on a scale of 1-10.

  • "Who is this beast actually for?" I can answer that. My shop for "Big engines manufacturer Inc. uses these throughout the shop. Considering we are working with thousands of pounds of 30-78L Diesel engines. It helps. Also, throw in the fact that many of the people I work with are either completely tech illiterate or don't seem to understand that electronics can be a little weak.

  • I had a Dell rugged at one point as a kid It was p legit

  • We use these in my job in the military, they still get broken lol. Specifically the tabs for the ports on the back/sides, and we had problems with screws working their way out and ended up removing a bunch of them with the entire rear frame and putting glue over the essential ones.

  • drop a nokia 3310 over it and.......

  • nice mantage.

  • Use the 8K cameras to upload to AT LEAST 1080p 60 fps. Can you do that, are you that behind Gamers Nexus? What about timestamps in the description? Too complicated for you? Seriously? WTF???

  • Use the 8K cameras to upload to AT LEAST 1080p 60 fps. Can you do that, are you that behind Gamers Nexus? What about timestamps in the description? Too complicated for you? Seriously? WTF???

  • Have a lot of online friends in the military, especially (ch)air force. This might be geared towards the armed forces TBH.

  • Extreme cold down to -29degrees celsius. Thats just a regular day in canadian winter, on somewhat the warmer side even


  • This is awesome but I absolutely refuse to work with Dell or alienware anymore.... everyone who orders onlines biggest fears came true for me. Ordered quite and expensive gaming PC and it NEVER CAME IN THE MAIL..... to be fair I'm 100% aware that it may have been stolen but I stayed at home from work all day the day it was supposed to come in and absolutely never saw it. I called and asked if there was anything I could do and they basically told me I was lying and full of shit... honestly this has most likely turned me off of PC gaming all together. To some people that might not be much money but that took me over a year to save for and I'm absolutely never doing it again.

  • C'mon guys, switch to footpedals for your teleprompting.