1 Year Airflow Experiment - The Stunning Conclusion

  • Опубликовано: 27 фев 2018
  • Our 1 year airflow experiment FINALLY comes to it's stunning conclusion - this stuff, it's dusty.
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  • James Colborne
    James Colborne 5 часов назад

    Smoke from a smoker wood cause a lot more build up

  • Elgon 2003
    Elgon 2003 День назад


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  • FireDramine7
    FireDramine7 День назад

    I had my pc for 4 years before upgrading my case and never cleaned it. There was barely any dust inside and the most in the front dust filter which still wasnt too much.

  • Sayid Iqbal
    Sayid Iqbal День назад

    something fun for me in here ,
    why Luke always laugh and smile when Linus is telling about "each" sponsor in the video ?
    actually "each" video maybe ? LOL ..
    oh .. i get it .. Luke think was like "wow good job Linus xD.. you always have a perfect time for the sponsor"
    ..grabs his phone from the right pocket and passing it through his back to another hand when speaking ...
    silents a few second and Linus mind says " its time to tell about the sponsor" ... LOL

    good experiment thou .. nice :P

  • Giovonni
    Giovonni 3 дня назад

    9:17 just pulls out iphone

  • edward lowe
    edward lowe 4 дня назад

    Nice mouse clock

  • Zabieru McCloud
    Zabieru McCloud 6 дней назад

    A little bit of dust on the fans/radiator/gpu and anywhere else is NOT a problem as long as you have adequate airflow threw your intake areas. I have not really ever seen a HUGE difference in temps unless you were talking about seasons like winter and summer. All you have to do is clear the filters. If you live in a really hot climate it might affect it but not really. Unless you literally have MATTED dust EVERYWHERE, you will NOT see a huge difference in gaming temps.

  • SkurtBurds
    SkurtBurds 7 дней назад

    Try putting the computers in your living room for a year without cleaning them. Even with filters, I have to clean both computers, and the server every 4-5 months.

  • David Coghill
    David Coghill 8 дней назад

    Wrong type of dust.

  • TheAndyroid
    TheAndyroid 10 дней назад

    I have the exact same case with lots of fans. Not a spec of dust inside after almost a year!

  • Simracingnoob
    Simracingnoob 10 дней назад

    When did you build those and what Are the specs?

  • Lin Y
    Lin Y 11 дней назад

    And having good air flow will actually create more dust because you are keeping air flowing well through the system

  • Lin Y
    Lin Y 11 дней назад

    This video is pointless, we don't manage air flow to control dust we do it to manage the temp, sucking cold air in and hot air out the top, dust built up with all always occur, it's temp we care about

  • Arnošt Matějka
    Arnošt Matějka 12 дней назад

    Nice so I will need to check my settings of fans as I have exactly same fractal design on my main desktop... Just have a bit different cooler on CPU (make actuall flow of air from front to back since two fans on it) but so far i noticed a bit of dust at front filter and nearly none on bottom one. If remmember correctly have it done the way its a presurized by two fans in front running faster than the back case fans.

  • 3Ruslan3
    3Ruslan3 12 дней назад

    expected a temperatures comparison :(

  • Michael Quine
    Michael Quine 13 дней назад +1

    To eliminate dust build up in your pc .

    Throw away your pc .

  • Spiritof Mylaise
    Spiritof Mylaise 13 дней назад

    Me: can you make an unsponsored video?
    Linus: what does unsponsored m means ??

  • Charlie Thomas
    Charlie Thomas 14 дней назад

    or just dont leave your pc running for a year in your garage XD

  • sam granier
    sam granier 15 дней назад

    For no dust you can use nevertwet

  • Hal
    Hal 16 дней назад

    which one is the best? I am too lazy

  • Mike
    Mike 17 дней назад


  • Alex Milovanov
    Alex Milovanov 19 дней назад

    The best solution for dust filters will be (and cheapest in this case) sponge foam sheets 2mm thickness (8$ on ebay) + 2side tape - easy to install, cheap and very easy to change + bonus you can simply take it out and wash it and it will be ready for another use. This what CoolerMaster used in front panel of 110 case. You welcome. \m/

  • Aidan Forrester
    Aidan Forrester 20 дней назад

    who TF has has 6, SIX case fans, people think my four is a lot.

  • Glauber de Arruda Braga
    Glauber de Arruda Braga 21 день назад

    Luke is hot 🔥

  • Trevor Nguyen
    Trevor Nguyen 21 день назад

    0:16 fired

  • DarthWubs
    DarthWubs 23 дня назад

    You can't have the internet open yet private.

  • John Shalamskas
    John Shalamskas 24 дня назад

    The balanced flow scheme filters the air that is being drawn into the case on the low/front fans, and exhausts air on the opposite side of the case. This maximizes airflow across the case, leading to cooler component temperatures, which is the primary reason for installing fans. If the filters were not allowed to clog, then there probably would have been a lot less dust inside, even though there was surely a higher airflow than the other two examples. CLEAN YOUR FILTERS.

  • Valkota
    Valkota 26 дней назад

    my PC gets full of dust in like a month. if I let my PC go for a year, it would eventually grind to a halt, of catch fire, or both.

  • badfish5447link
    badfish5447link 26 дней назад

    Redo the test! Huge bottom dust filter messed it up lol

  • Andari Voom
    Andari Voom 27 дней назад

    i love that you can skip video parts... i dont have to listen about tunnel bear or any other bullshit you want to sell me

  • Brian Summers
    Brian Summers 27 дней назад

    You should've had a fourth one with no filters. I can't imagine what that would be like

  • Black Sama
    Black Sama 29 дней назад

    You should have done a larger conclusion with all the info you got.

  • Pore P
    Pore P 29 дней назад

    Luke :'(

  • Julian Regalado
    Julian Regalado 29 дней назад

    What cases are those?

  • Raaabon Laaanon
    Raaabon Laaanon Месяц назад

    I have an "old" hp computer, when i got it (it had been running for years with no cleaning) and there was so much dust that when i got all the dust out...i relaized that if i wanted to hold all of the dust, id have to use both hands.
    Now ive called the computer dusty.

  • Victor Six Echo
    Victor Six Echo Месяц назад

    Actually a very good idea for a test, thank you, I didn't have 3 PC's to try this myself.

  • Sakafousi Pit
    Sakafousi Pit Месяц назад

    you should make a benchmark on all three of them to see the performance difference. I think this is the most important factor :/

  • TheCameron230
    TheCameron230 Месяц назад

    I didnt catch it in the video or see it in the description. What case is that?

    ZFISHTANK Месяц назад

    ah but what about less intake more outtake?

  • Justplay Lp
    Justplay Lp Месяц назад

    The tests are done and now I can get one of this pc cases. Right?

  • Ryukehei52
    Ryukehei52 Месяц назад

    I work in a machine shop, you haven't seen a dirty computer until you've seen a shop computer. Some of the coolant from the machines is vaporized and floats through the shop, getting sucked into and settling on the towers. They are an oily dirty mess that can be hard to clean not only because they are so dirty, but they are also almost always required to be up and running.

  • Giggles The Goat
    Giggles The Goat Месяц назад

    pc cleaning on side is a bust. Teenage years attest.

  • deminybs
    deminybs Месяц назад

    shit i clean my fans once a couple times a week and the inside at least once a week . and also the mesh filters all over . if i didn't clean for a year it would be worse than pictured here xD
    great videos guys!

  • Garlic Terror
    Garlic Terror Месяц назад

    It would have been interesting to see how the CPU and GPU temps would have looked like under three different fan setups. For me dust is not the key factor when installing fans. Only the temps are. I clean my PC regularly with a compressor and it removes everything easily and I enjoy it quite a bit to be honest. So more dust is not a bad thing for me actually xD....I would like to know if I can improve my temps for example by switching from an in between setup to all in or all out one?...Maybe you guys could make a video about that? Thanks and regards.

  • Eric Salidbar
    Eric Salidbar Месяц назад

    Fugggg I wasnt going to subscribe to floatplane but if Luke's livelyhood is on the line I'm subscribing asap!!! Luke is Daddy and Daddy with no job isn't a very good Daddy.

  • Yasin Nur Rahman
    Yasin Nur Rahman Месяц назад

    0:31 linus's wife hid behind luke and doing nothing waiting for linus ro finish his words. 🤪🙈

  • cgwworldministries
    cgwworldministries Месяц назад

    I miss Luke :(

  • Seth Williamson
    Seth Williamson Месяц назад

    Next: HVAC blower + hospital grade HEPA filter test. :-p

  • Yok Böylebiri
    Yok Böylebiri Месяц назад

    So I will get raijintek ophion itx case it has 3 fan two at top one at bottom. In their set up air flows through bottom to top should I revert that ? because two fan at top will suck in air from other places where there is no dust filter and there is filter at top

  • Tenferenzu
    Tenferenzu Месяц назад

    Why would they keep the top open?... that's where dust settles into the case.

  • Craig Alexander Currie
    Craig Alexander Currie Месяц назад

    Strange flex but ok linus 9:18

  • Tomu F
    Tomu F Месяц назад

    1:00 That clock

  • ThunderBlastvideo
    ThunderBlastvideo Месяц назад

    fractal design cases for the win

  • KyarjiEmitilus
    KyarjiEmitilus Месяц назад

    What are those fans? SP140/120s?

  • Warzone Gaming Hub
    Warzone Gaming Hub Месяц назад

    Wow! That dust is it takes a year OMG! Here in the Philippines it takes 3 days to get that dust haha..

  • Stormcastle
    Stormcastle Месяц назад

    I bought an Acer slim desktop (AX3-100-EF10 for those curious) in 2013, and it's been on ever since without having been opened for maintenance - minus the occasional power outage... and when I opened it a few weeks ago? NO. DUST. INSIDE.
    Naturally, the first thing I said out loud? "Witchcraft!" since none of the cooling grilles were filtered in *any* way

  • Mohamad Ariff
    Mohamad Ariff Месяц назад

    2 years later im still waiting

  • STEN Gaming And Music
    STEN Gaming And Music Месяц назад

    Who else sneezed?

  • C. Alex
    C. Alex Месяц назад

    who cares about dust...that will build up anyway...what matters is keeping the pc cooled.

  • User100
    User100 Месяц назад


  • Joseph Yi
    Joseph Yi Месяц назад

    wait what? Where did Luke go?!?!?!

  • Lemon Zest
    Lemon Zest Месяц назад


  • Robert Rodriguez
    Robert Rodriguez Месяц назад

    Luke is the kind of guy that I like oooeee haha

  • UltraUltimate90
    UltraUltimate90 Месяц назад

    2:34 ...... You should have seen my Stock cooler when I opened up the Cabinet for cleaning after 14 years-

  • Nermain Merl
    Nermain Merl Месяц назад

    *Why is he not working for linus anymore*
    *Why did I watch this 1 year later than it was posted*

  • ZedsterX
    ZedsterX Месяц назад

    You need more dog hair!

  • sneakywan
    sneakywan Месяц назад

    The best idea, would likely be, to have regular airflow case but raised off the floor with no restriction underneath on an end table with a center hole cut out for bottom airflow without floor dust buildup.

  • Mr. Exploding Kitten Stan
    Mr. Exploding Kitten Stan Месяц назад

    not being cleaned for one year?! I have a PC in the basement that hasn't been cleaned for 10 YEARS!

  • Juho Salo
    Juho Salo Месяц назад

    OK, so why didn't you block all the open vents that are around the fans? I have mine all blocked, and only filtered ones blow in, and unfiltered blow out. I have almost zero dust after a decade of use. I only clean the filter.

  • Polar Bearon
    Polar Bearon Месяц назад

    Should have done temperature tests too. And making sure the case is properly filtered would be a good square one, before the rest of the testing.

  • Analiza Gonzales
    Analiza Gonzales Месяц назад

    wowww... can i have one of your fan??

  • SOHEIL raei
    SOHEIL raei Месяц назад

    is that my case?

  • Hey Callum
    Hey Callum Месяц назад

    Give us petscope 2

  • Andrei Alexandru Bleorțu
    Andrei Alexandru Bleorțu Месяц назад

    Luke is *t h i c c*

  • spinal_screwdriver596
    spinal_screwdriver596 Месяц назад

    did you have ram in any of them as it would probably affect airflow within the cases thus, possibly, effecting where the dust lands?

  • Nope
    Nope Месяц назад

    Well, in spite of this I have cleaned my 10-year old dinosaur.
    Really collecting dust for 10 years, and I did NOT do any cleaning on it all the time.
    Fan setup? 1 intake.
    Probably half of the case was full of dust.
    Thermal paste was so dried that I got to use like a full syringe of alcohol and 6-8 coffee filters.
    Can't run any benchmark in it so oof.

  • Stu Gryffin
    Stu Gryffin Месяц назад +1

    Main takeaways - 9:17

  • Gosh DAmnit Ross
    Gosh DAmnit Ross Месяц назад


  • Positive Vibes
    Positive Vibes Месяц назад

    Why is the innie and outtie missing a fan

  • Louis Pierson
    Louis Pierson Месяц назад

    9:50 linus's t-shirt looks like them

  • FarmYard Gaming
    FarmYard Gaming Месяц назад +4

    I have more dust in my lungs

    And wood particles


  • FarmYard Gaming
    FarmYard Gaming Месяц назад +2



  • RyanCoolVids
    RyanCoolVids Месяц назад

    I haven’t cleaned my computer in over a year.... I just probably clean it!

  • erik maleev
    erik maleev Месяц назад

    if a pc is in a room where some person is inside most of the time, and lets assume you have a bed,couch or a wardrobe in that same room...
    in this scenario there would build up muuuch more dust than somewhere between two walls in an officebuilding....
    would be very nice if you guys could make another video from a pc in a bedroom or livingroom, and then compare it with this 3 computers^^ (or the video at least)

  • Pinga
    Pinga Месяц назад

    what case are you using?

  • Pro Charged
    Pro Charged Месяц назад

    What motherboard was/are in them

  • ThreeFourTwo
    ThreeFourTwo Месяц назад

    I haven’t cleaned my computer in 2 years

  • Michael
    Michael Месяц назад

    Another takeaway, blow out your computer's insides regularly. Don't be like me when i was younger, and had a Pentium 2 system run for years without any cleaning. Eventually it started crashing shortly after startup every time, i cracked the case open and noticed my CPU heatsink fan had melted off (all the ribbons holding it on had partially liquified at some point, so my CPU had 0 cooling-because the heat sink was completely solid with dust bunny. Couldn't even blow it out, had to use a toothpick to clean it-and for those who remember what the old pentium 2 heatsinks were like you can imagine how bad that had to be).

  • Berserk Berserk
    Berserk Berserk Месяц назад


  • HPG Productions
    HPG Productions Месяц назад

    Why did you not have the same amount of fans?

  • czdaniel1
    czdaniel1 Месяц назад

    If that *Fractal Design* case dropped the 5in Bays at the top and converted them into two or three HotSwap bays without having to open the case, then I would jump all over that case and call it a market disruptor for being so awesome at that price-point.

  • TednTin
    TednTin Месяц назад

    i think at this point, linus can do the sponsor shout out anywhere without any hesitation

  • Manny
    Manny Месяц назад

    I live in Miami Beach, the humidity capital of the modern world and I had my gaming rig running on water for 4 neglected years. It was fine. That same system has been running on air for the last 5 years. And it still works great. I have an infinite supply of dust if anyone needs it. :)

  • high voltage toaster
    high voltage toaster Месяц назад

    Pffff i accidentaly did it for 3 years on my gaming pc it started crushing so i cleaned it and it had so much dust on top of the cpu i wonder how it didnt burn

  • Viktor Bíró
    Viktor Bíró Месяц назад

    What was the power consumption of this test over a year ?

  • TimiK
    TimiK Месяц назад

    It honestly hurts me so much that Luke doesn’t work with LMG anymore. :(