PC Cooling with the Kitchen Sink?

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  • Published: 07 April 2019
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    Can you get an incredible water cooling system with $50 and your kitchen sink? It may sound like a super dumb idea, but we thought it was worth a try...

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  • Christopher Lachcik
    Christopher Lachcik  6 hours back

    that was funny

    • marc morgan
      marc morgan  16 hours back

      One of my favourite LTT videos to date..

      • Jeffrey Cronk
        Jeffrey Cronk  1 days back

        Linus uses a ac compressor and these guys use a ice bucket don't over look the obvious.

        • Kdjg e Ndfkkfkfkc
          Kdjg e Ndfkkfkfkc  3 days back

          Its an x series cpu aka xtreme cpu you need an k series cpu cuz k series cpus are unlocked to overclocking or at least stabily

          • IguanaGang17
            IguanaGang17  7 days back

            they should build a PC in a working fridge and seeing were they go for temps from there.

            • Fabrice Quenneville
              Fabrice Quenneville  1 weeks back

              Never has "could water on the board crash something ?" Passed through those minds.

              Gotta love linustechtips

              • Puma2535
                Puma2535  1 weeks back

                We need more Videos with Alex and Jake, they are a fantastic combination!

                • SSGSS3 Rå
                  SSGSS3 Rå  3 weeks back

                  I really want to see if this thing can be used as a direct CPU/GPU cooler maybe added to a custom block. https://www.neobits.com/cole_parmer_ew_14575_40_polystat_low_temperature_p13485252.html?atc=gbp&gclid=CjwKCAjwusrtBRBmEiwAGBPgExOABDZrGwzSAaFgH7VNkB2Ill9BMaWr55sxs7dZ8fELuxXbpPnGyxoCVhIQAvD_BwE

                  • midwest farmer
                    midwest farmer  4 weeks back

                    Why not just put the rads into ice water? Or better yet, a freezer?

                    • Diego Stefanon
                      Diego Stefanon  4 weeks back

                      Uahahahahah !!
                      Where Is uncle L ? In the fridge ?

                      • KlopieGamesNL
                        KlopieGamesNL  1 months back

                        In 2019. This will cost around €0.12 ($0.13) an hour. But you could probably use the CPU temperature to turn down the water if the CPU temperature is low.

                        • SYSTEM_EDITOR.1995
                          SYSTEM_EDITOR.1995  1 months back

                          It makes me wonder if you could use a server room that has all water cooled systems as a water heater... Sure it'd be impractical but could you?

                          • rfdzn
                            rfdzn  1 months back

                            LET ALEX TAKE OVER LTT

                            • Runner Alpha
                              Runner Alpha  1 months back

                              The real cost of this cooling build is an environnemental disaster 🤓💩😉😉😉

                              • David Schaftenaar
                                David Schaftenaar  1 months back

                                Alexander "Alex" Clark... You terrible, wonderful mad genius.

                                • AWRussell
                                  AWRussell  1 months back

                                  I enjoyed this video! That was fun to watch!

                                  • KILLERMOON CZ
                                    KILLERMOON CZ  1 months back

                                    Did they ever count the price of the water into cost? :D

                                    • jim l
                                      jim l  1 months back

                                      if you had add salt to the ice your water would have been even colder,and probably had better temps result :)

                                      • Shame On You.
                                        Shame On You.  1 months back

                                        'It was fine until it needed to work, then it didn't'
                                        👌

                                        • Denis dos Santos
                                          Denis dos Santos  2 months back

                                          I love Riley

                                          • Rody's games
                                            Rody's games  2 months back

                                            Next time: *snow cooled pc*

                                            • Kevin Santos Cailipan
                                              Kevin Santos Cailipan  2 months back

                                              This is the kind of video i would watch to reduce stress.

                                              • Easterling Custom's
                                                Easterling Custom's  2 months back

                                                omen 8gb ram, ryzen 5 1400 3.2ghz @3.8Ghz, gt 1060-oced slightly, air cooled looking to water cool and push it further

                                                • TacticalTactics
                                                  TacticalTactics  2 months back

                                                  If you start getting condensation, just turn up the hot water tap.

                                                  • Pump Life
                                                    Pump Life  2 months back

                                                    Is that the sherminator from American pie lol?

                                                    • Jon Krohn
                                                      Jon Krohn  2 months back

                                                      Next time use a lake

                                                      • Ryan
                                                        Ryan  2 months back

                                                        Why does Jake remind me of CallMeCarson?

                                                        • jakob findlay
                                                          jakob findlay  2 months back

                                                          Why use a pump just use tap water in Canadian winter

                                                          • The Indoor Outdoorsman
                                                            The Indoor Outdoorsman  2 months back

                                                            I want to see Linus watch this footage and react to it.

                                                            • Ragil Fransyoki
                                                              Ragil Fransyoki  2 months back

                                                              why i'd like watching LTT ?
                                                              cuz they're this kind of stuff.


                                                              next time do it with wasted cold water from air conditioner.
                                                              you know there is a lot of wasted cold water for cooling your overclock-monster

                                                              • CaptainJames
                                                                CaptainJames  2 months back

                                                                WaterBill: $999

                                                                • Will Lehrfeld
                                                                  Will Lehrfeld  2 months back

                                                                  Awesome, i love the aquarium idea. Thanks guys, very fun.

                                                                  • VoltageLP
                                                                    VoltageLP  2 months back

                                                                    That's how I used to cool my benchmarking rig back in the E2140 era

                                                                    • Rambo's Clone
                                                                      Rambo's Clone  2 months back

                                                                      thats some shitty water pressure you have there.

                                                                      • Robert Rosenberger
                                                                        Robert Rosenberger  2 months back

                                                                        im suprised their entire office hasnt burnt down yet judging by the way they do things.

                                                                        • whiskers
                                                                          whiskers  2 months back

                                                                          Canada the main cause of earths drought.

                                                                          • Lewis corden
                                                                            Lewis corden  2 months back

                                                                            you need flex tape !

                                                                            • Daniel Jensen
                                                                              Daniel Jensen  2 months back

                                                                              I like how they still acted like they were cooling it with the sink when they were actually just using a big reservoir full of ice.

                                                                              • Matteo Monteleone
                                                                                Matteo Monteleone  2 months back

                                                                                That's an heatsink.

                                                                                • Elisha Gaming
                                                                                  Elisha Gaming  2 months back

                                                                                  gusy guys guys.. your water block is cheaper than commercial block, how about you water bill?
                                                                                  it is free on you country? wow haha

                                                                                  • Elisha Gaming
                                                                                    Elisha Gaming  2 months back

                                                                                    To be more usefull and not to waste water?
                                                                                    is that,,, you can make coffee on the other side of the tube.

                                                                                    • Павел Анатольевич

                                                                                      linus can insert advertising in videos even if he at vacation.

                                                                                      • Jimmy ;-D
                                                                                        Jimmy ;-D  3 months back

                                                                                        1. Cool the case internally, de-humidify and cool the-server/a-small room to place the setup in.
                                                                                        2. Use the cooling setup for CPU and GPU you folks have used so far. (Reaching the lowest temps possible)
                                                                                        If environment humidity is low enough* below sub Celcuis should be possible.
                                                                                        Also, requesting a thick cooling pad from the material that burned Linus near instantly when he exposed it before test setup with Alex....thus would spread a massive amount of heat fast from a small surface to the cooling solution could beneficial.
                                                                                        *(use a mask that has a insulating effect and thus holds in moisture...if needed, when in near proximity)

                                                                                        Massive amount of professionals and amateurs on the globe have shown various cooling setups....
                                                                                        Barely any have gone to the lengths of massively de-humidify-ing* a room so condensation does not occur and -10 to -50 Celcuis becomes potentially possible for extended periods of times.
                                                                                        Cherry picking hardware would be relevant....like the first water cooled GPU linus took apart without external radiator and pump.
                                                                                        The there displayed motherboard seemed to appear as having overclock and proper cooling potential.
                                                                                        *sorry for my crappy English.
                                                                                        Next to that I remember advanced (water) cooling control units that would allow each cooling block to have temperature regulated control options.....

                                                                                        Is it not also relevant to individually control temps of components?

                                                                                        I am thinking....
                                                                                        Monster case, 2 pumps...1 for high flow and 1 for higher pressure...pair temperature relevant components in parallel. (VRM'S, GPU/CPU, Memory...just temps relevant parallel combining them)
                                                                                        Then control the parallel zones individually based on temps.

                                                                                        In the end, one could keep overclocking, and as well have that near extreme overclock running for extended periods of time.

                                                                                        Greetings and good luck, working together with others and those with experience might be a good one to go with.
                                                                                        Then use the zone ten controls

                                                                                        • Ahmed Shaltout
                                                                                          Ahmed Shaltout  3 months back

                                                                                          i want more of these kinds of videos

                                                                                          • RCAviation
                                                                                            RCAviation  3 months back

                                                                                            Just place it in the frig...Lol

                                                                                            • Konstantinos Kamaropoulos

                                                                                              Linus is on vacation but presents the sponsor anyways xD

                                                                                              • ELITEUNICYCLE
                                                                                                ELITEUNICYCLE  3 months back

                                                                                                They should try this with a common cooler you use for camping and somehow modify it to have the tubes still run in and out well the lids closed and its sealed

                                                                                                • Alex Bacon
                                                                                                  Alex Bacon  3 months back

                                                                                                  I love how they use comic sans the most unprofessional font