Exploring a MASSIVE Retro Computer Warehouse!

Exploring a MASSIVE Retro Computer Warehouse!

No joke, this place is truly mind-blowing! Taking a tour of Computer Reset in Dallas, Texas. It’s a closed down vintage computer shop that’s been largely abandoned and has stayed relatively untouched for years. Enjoy the mountains of computer hardware and software.

● Here’s the group to join for scheduling/info on entering the building:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/627459117730981/

● LGR links:

https://www.facebook.com/LazyGameReviews
https://www.patreon.com/LazyGameReviews

● Music courtesy of:
http://www.epidemicsound.com

#LGR #Retro #Computers

50 Comments

  1. Charlie Angkor on November 16, 2020 at 8:49 pm

    I think 50% of the stuff should be randomly selected and tossed into a dumpster. There is too much stuff.

  2. Jesse Smith on November 16, 2020 at 8:53 pm

    I am literally wet and hard with envy right now.

  3. Tylerca11 Entertainment on November 16, 2020 at 8:54 pm

    This is retro heaven for people like me

    Because I like everything there especially the keyboards and mouses they are so cool I wanna go there or get something from there

  4. pim1234 on November 16, 2020 at 8:54 pm

    would love to visit that store, just for old time sake and see old hardware friends …

  5. a_zombie_kyle on November 16, 2020 at 8:56 pm

    i know this a shot in the dark and a idotic hope for help, but does anyone know where i can acquire some old soviet computers? i collect old soviet stuff and i have been constantly hunting anything computer related in the soviet union if not any of its satellite or other communist nations and im going no where and not getting luck

  6. Mrx D on November 16, 2020 at 8:57 pm

    Wow a gold mine "an actual gold mine those old clunker used so much of actual gold"

  7. Jaime Andrés Jaramillo Bertrand on November 16, 2020 at 9:00 pm

    Loved this video

  8. Herve Keptner on November 16, 2020 at 9:03 pm

    o shit they need use the those zenith laptop on ISS or space shuttle because there 386 are radiation hardened

  9. Chris Matthews on November 16, 2020 at 9:03 pm

    Awesome! How in the world did that place end up so loaded?

  10. Matt Costello on November 16, 2020 at 9:04 pm

    Wow… that looks like an old Digital Server, made by DEC

    I would have had a field day in this place.. Its a shame that this was torn down.. This goes to show how profitable this line of business was going all the way into the early to mid 90’s!

  11. Nitromessiah on November 16, 2020 at 9:05 pm

    Halt and Catch Fire – the Disney ride

  12. rawpie on November 16, 2020 at 9:06 pm

    Im going to explode seeing all of this holy s-

  13. Matthew Bischoff on November 16, 2020 at 9:06 pm

    eyes on the pvms

  14. Stephen Eads on November 16, 2020 at 9:07 pm

    Ya know bro, I’m more of a specialized PC collector, mostly Alienware from early 2000’s… but this… this was amazing!!!!!!! My mind was blown just watching it, I can’t imagine being there! Great vid brother 💯💯

  15. doroci on November 16, 2020 at 9:07 pm

    I’m Hurt

  16. Matt Costello on November 16, 2020 at 9:07 pm

    At 42:00 – you should take that old Compaq 286 to a Starbucks and bust it out and start working on it, and have someone else in the shop videotaping peoples reactions! lol

  17. Christopher Agnew on November 16, 2020 at 9:07 pm

    Wouldn’t that be a huge fire hazard?

  18. Allan on November 16, 2020 at 9:13 pm

    LGR cooler than fu_k – however cool that is. Seriously, absolutely incredible.

    Did you stop to think that computer storage has created a desire among humans to save EVERYTHING, not only impossible but probably very damaging to the brain – hence the double irony of you hanging out at a warehouse with digital storage devices but walking through them is actually a real-life ‘analog’ experience because of course all experience is analog and …

    You see where my tired brain is going with this, lol.

    Cool video!

  19. transientvoltage on November 16, 2020 at 9:15 pm

    40:10 Windows 3.1 was my first computer. Fun that you found an unopened install disk.

  20. Selami on November 16, 2020 at 9:16 pm

    Eskiye rağbet olsaydı bit pazarına nur yağardı diyen atalarımız yüzünden bu haldeyiz. Antikalara tarihi eserlere hiç önem vermiyoruz.

  21. Jurassic Gamer on November 16, 2020 at 9:17 pm

    man this was awesome too watch i could watch this video a thousand times cause that place is as you said a "paradise" id love to go but sadly i live in missouri but brightside is i could take a days drive and go

  22. Hong Sirima on November 16, 2020 at 9:18 pm

    Oh!My God I am thailand

  23. x factores on November 16, 2020 at 9:19 pm

    I’m pretty sure that if you wanted to power every single devices in this building at once, a nuclear power plant wouldn’t be enough !

  24. LGR on November 16, 2020 at 9:20 pm

    Here’s the group for Computer Reset updates and volunteer work: https://www.facebook.com/groups/627459117730981/
    And here’s an update video on the status of the place as of July 2020! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Np7Xm6sjGG0

  25. Travis Weidel on November 16, 2020 at 9:23 pm

    You are an extremely LUCKY MAN!

  26. Pascal Altena on November 16, 2020 at 9:24 pm

    If I had all the Amiga 500s I found in my dreams I’d need a warehouse to store them.

  27. Matt X on November 16, 2020 at 9:24 pm

    Many people back in the 90’s couldn’t afford a computer and here you got tons of 90’s and early 2000’s hardware waiting to be shredded. This is kind of sad.

  28. A M on November 16, 2020 at 9:25 pm

    i’ve just bought a nec fp950 for 29 euro on ebay…..massive upgrade and super crisp image quality 😉 retro hw is alaways the best

  29. Herve Keptner on November 16, 2020 at 9:25 pm

    holy crap that some supernatural luck to find a Sierra On-Line Computer owned by one of the workers

  30. Herve Keptner on November 16, 2020 at 9:25 pm

    WANG computers

  31. Brooks Robinson on November 16, 2020 at 9:29 pm

    I’m legitimately surprised the health department hasn’t shut it down, it looks like a genuine fire risk. It would be so cool if some volunteers could organize/clean it up.

  32. Karras35 on November 16, 2020 at 9:30 pm

    This is a paradise!

  33. McNea on November 16, 2020 at 9:31 pm

    LGR trying to empty his garage by opening a store and marketing on youtube.

  34. PROSTO4Tabal on November 16, 2020 at 9:32 pm

    retro hardware collector wet dream

  35. Night Riders on November 16, 2020 at 9:34 pm

    ’tis not possible I muttered, opening that garage door – quoth my mind, gotta buy that place for sure ! [greetz fly out to Mr. Poe, btw ;-)]

  36. Dustin Haus on November 16, 2020 at 9:34 pm

    The entire industry of electronics has a serious reclamation problem.

    I have worked at places like this, We did all manor of things, We did a lot of haul outs, paid to go into an office, or other space, and remove everything, Scraping, recycling , combing threw for things of value, We also sold refurbished laptops, Sold "refubished" office furniture . Just getting it all sorted out, Pull the printers, monitors, and paper out, make a pile for "other", and start tearing down machines, start shrink wrapping pallets of empty no more plastic cases. , and filling up bins of components, there can be a lot of gold in cpu’s, and other things with pins.

    We do not recycle these things anymore, not in the scale and scope that we need to be. We don’t bother, we just bury it in the ground, or send it over seas. The monitors alone are a lot of toxins, this place is not unique. there are hordes of stuff all over the place, and suburbia is saturated with stuff. Many of the big piles like this are "going away", but they are just getting moved around…buried, or sent over seas

    Not to mention the loss of heavy metals for cost of said heavy metals.

    The future can bring drastic change, It always has in the past. At what point is a PC, gonna be a PC, and that’s your PC. A change of what a "PC is. When a computer is something your house will have, and it will be able to do anything you need it to do, Black mirror aside. What else are you going to do with the computer power of 10+ years from now. Reduce the amount of hardware involved on all levels. Just like the chalk board, and doorways, there is a max size you want or can have things be. At what point will hardware be so far past software that you can run your house off one small machine, at what point will you be able to run an apartment building, or neighborhood off one small machine, or a machine the size or a nickle. The question of "how much do you need" is a pervasive one. and it really comes down to display. If you do not intend to push your machine with games, or select other tasks, and your machine is running well, most people do not need breakneck speeds that are available today.

    For the last while now things have been getting sucked in to the main boards, and into the chips, Audio, storage, networking, etc. What the heck is a south bridge? M.2 is further sucking things in, that’s just a stepping stone until the CPU has TB’s of NV cache. no need for that ram anymore, or the video card, just put it all on the chip. What else do you really need other than a cpu with ports

  37. Aleksandr Kamarov on November 16, 2020 at 9:35 pm

    24:41 That’s a T61 right there! Newest computer in the entire place, from 2009

  38. a 1 on November 16, 2020 at 9:35 pm

    reminds me of the warehouse scene in indiana jones

  39. Alfredo Jakob on November 16, 2020 at 9:36 pm

    This video is driving me nuts, in a good way

  40. Herve Keptner on November 16, 2020 at 9:37 pm

    wonder how many people were working there?
    also they need to remove the extra boxes not being used

  41. Hags on November 16, 2020 at 9:38 pm

    Look hard enough and you’ll find Hunter Biden’s laptop in here. Probably would have been a better fabricated story.

  42. Mario G. on November 16, 2020 at 9:38 pm

    V-Nice greatings from Germany ♥️

  43. Stephen Cothran on November 16, 2020 at 9:41 pm

    OMG, A GORN!!

  44. 1nsanejochem on November 16, 2020 at 9:42 pm

    Word has it that the fan at 16:30 has been spinning since 1982

  45. Silverstorm48 on November 16, 2020 at 9:44 pm

    All hail the Omnissiah! LGR is one of the most promising founders of the Adeptus Mechanicus 😁

  46. Chris Andrews on November 16, 2020 at 9:44 pm

    I worked with os2 , it was possible to emulate windows os on top off it

  47. Re Publish on November 16, 2020 at 9:45 pm

    Lucky you to have such opportunities 🙂
    I remember when I was working in Data Centers to worked also in rooms like those in this video but not waste as those in this video.

    It would be nice to be able to stay there a month 😉

    Great video.

  48. juliansark on November 16, 2020 at 9:46 pm

    You know … I "get" collecting retro tech. I used to have an SGI Octane, a huge HP server on wheels, some Sun stuff, a big stack of legacy notebooks and as many CRT screens as would fit into my smallish apartment.

    But this is just a dump that can not possibly have served any business operation in many, many years. And that will either take a small African country a few months to recycle, or, more likely, end up on a landfill.

  49. aale01 on November 16, 2020 at 9:47 pm

    So I’m not the only one who has recurring dreams about finding thousands of retro computers in some old warehouse

  50. Useful Pineapple on November 16, 2020 at 9:47 pm

    Imagine playing Hide and Seek in there

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