We Built a CPU Water Cooler!

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  • xalucardx85
    xalucardx85 День назад

    BTW the little fins are not to guide the water its to increase the surface area to increase the heat dissipation.

  • Ithaqhua
    Ithaqhua День назад

    Next time, it'd be best if you used a 90° angle-piece to ensure your threading is perfectly straight and goes where you want it to.

  • custom rig's
    custom rig's День назад

    Feeling so bad for you guys that I'm almost on a plane and teach you guys how to do cnc work properly ( and 30min in solidworks for suck a simble thing. It's like a 1 min job with like 3 operations)

  • Nassen0f
    Nassen0f 2 дня назад

    This tapping made me cry...

  • mrdriver511
    mrdriver511 2 дня назад

    Make it out of aluminium instead of copper it’s easier to machine

  • Genghis Chuan
    Genghis Chuan 2 дня назад

    the copper on those blocks is way to thin, make them at least 3 times thicker 3/8. get high temp grease and heat it up good and bit your cutting tips in it. when tapping use a drill press and a vise, put a center pin in drill press and it goes to hole in top of tap. the drill press aligns the tap perfectly and then turn by hand while pulling the handle on drill like your are drilling.

  • Martin Skerrett
    Martin Skerrett 2 дня назад

    The machinist in me is screaming at the way you tapped that acrylic. Also you just need to find the right speed and feed for machining copper. Also you could probably get away with a + or - .002 on your o ring slotting, thats nit too terrible of a tolerance.

  • Secto Kia
    Secto Kia 2 дня назад

    Linus really has no idea. "Fins to guide the fluid".... yeah... not to increase surface area, to 'guide' the fluid. LMAO.

  • Robinson Joe
    Robinson Joe 2 дня назад

    For the mounting surface you need something like this www.homedepot.ca/product/king-canada-4-inch-x-36-inch-belt-6-inch-disc-sander/1001076583 to polish the mating surface as flat as possible. Then it's just a matter of figuring out the water side.

  • Michael Manning
    Michael Manning 2 дня назад +1

    it hurt to watch that tap go in at such an angle

  • CyLo
    CyLo 2 дня назад

    OMG! , it's a waterblock from LMG!

  • RenegadeOfFunk
    RenegadeOfFunk 2 дня назад

    He busts out the Parker guide book, well done!

  • MikeyB00o
    MikeyB00o 2 дня назад

    Back in my day we soldered the copper bottom to the top, no acrylic back then

  • Distinguished Hacker
    Distinguished Hacker 2 дня назад +2

    Testing a waterblock for leaks on a motherboard...
    Me: Okay, but Y tho.

  • Andrew Wilkie
    Andrew Wilkie 2 дня назад

    Why not mount the tapping bit in a press and manually turn it!?

  • LynksysV
    LynksysV 2 дня назад

    The factor of safety on airplanes is 1.5.........also rtv is your friend if you have to use a jenky o-ring.

  • Xtreme Performance
    Xtreme Performance 2 дня назад

    Why don't you just make the water blocks than send them to what ever company so they can add the micro edging shit in the middle

  • Meta
    Meta 2 дня назад

    @5:20 i hit the like button

  • Joe Joseph
    Joe Joseph 2 дня назад

    The direction you thread DOES NOT MATTER !

  • Sidowse
    Sidowse 2 дня назад

    fast forward 5-10 years and they'll have that machine and an entire PC-case and cooling making facility.

  • Snoodballla !
    Snoodballla ! 2 дня назад

    blonde dude super skinny or really big head?!?!?

  • Adam Weaver
    Adam Weaver 2 дня назад

    So many innuendos in this video

  • Vitaly Stockman
    Vitaly Stockman 2 дня назад

    If you don't love it, you can keep it 🤣

  • Jon Noble
    Jon Noble 5 дней назад

    As a machinist this makes my head hurt...

  • Jason Texter
    Jason Texter 5 дней назад

    check this out, for making the fins inside for heat transfer

  • Pauly
    Pauly 5 дней назад

    do you want a car or an airplane because lower structural load tolerances is how you get an airplane, otherwise you probably will end up with a car with wings... :D

  • Arturo Tabera
    Arturo Tabera 6 дней назад +1

    Nope. Monkeys actually know what the're doing.

  • Arturo Tabera
    Arturo Tabera 6 дней назад +1

    No one EVER glues an O-Ring together. There's a reason for that...

  • Doug Shiro
    Doug Shiro 12 дней назад

    What??? Stress CPU is unchecked on the stability test.

  • unl0ck
    unl0ck 13 дней назад

    Love this cohost, his calm demeanor brings a contrast to Linus energy.

  • Sir Ice P.
    Sir Ice P. 14 дней назад

    I really like and appreciate that linus listens to his employees even though, lets be honest, we all know hes been in the tech industry for a long time and knows any of this already. maybe for show only but still, it works for me. Thumbs Up!!

  • Samsung Handy
    Samsung Handy 14 дней назад

    Oh Lurd, love ur videos but im german and ur work is bad of cause

  • Rick Brannigan
    Rick Brannigan 16 дней назад

    Ooooo Parker's, I've spent so much time in that book. Sexual for a mechanical engineer!

  • Alvaro Perez
    Alvaro Perez 16 дней назад

    Try a MIG/TIG water cooler unit...

  • 666Azmodan666
    666Azmodan666 18 дней назад

    In my opinion, you do not have cuts and the copper is too thick to give heat quickly to the liquid. As I remember, the guys did about 2mm.
    I have a glued oring myself in the block, but I have no idea why you brushed it with something;] They are resistant to liquids unless you chose a strange one. I personally followed the advice of a person from YT who makes reservoirs ...

  • phillip coetzer
    phillip coetzer 18 дней назад

    the paper is gasket paper

  • A TZ.
    A TZ. 19 дней назад +1


    A1OFFENDER 19 дней назад +1

    Linus just realised how much time people take to make him happy 5:10

  • Jack O'Leary
    Jack O'Leary 21 день назад


  • SpartanF21
    SpartanF21 21 день назад

    why u no use a drill?

  • Mined Phreak
    Mined Phreak 21 день назад

    Pitter Patter....Sorry Linus you are no Wayne from LetterKenny...Maybe Jonesy if anything...Go tug on your balls ya tit fuckers.

  • RazgrizRevenge
    RazgrizRevenge 23 дня назад

    what are you using to record your videos

  • Pp Lime
    Pp Lime 23 дня назад

    make LTT a brand

  • Jake Bailey
    Jake Bailey 24 дня назад

    This may be a bit obvious to you at this point, but a table vice would *significantly* ease your time of trying to tap things by hand. Alex should have told you this, being the smart engineer he is, but the better you hold your workpiece, the better your results will be, in any machining effort. Get a vice, and hold things securely while you're working on them. Not bad for a first shot doing it by hand though!

  • Shie 'Tar
    Shie 'Tar 24 дня назад

    The fins are mostly just there to increase the surface area. If cutting fine fins is too difficult for your setup, why not start with a triangle or sawtooth profile? Increases surface area by 30%-60% depending on angle, and you don't need to get very fine structures as long as your baseplate has enough depth.
    Or, you know ... just work in aluminum?

  • aserta
    aserta 24 дня назад

    Slightly painful to watch.

  • Colin Carrington
    Colin Carrington 24 дня назад

    Tips from someone in machining and engineering: Use an engraving bit in your cnc about 0.007" (.2mm in units that didn't fly to the moon) deep for your fins, it wont get you a huge amount of surface area but I'd wager that its turbulent flow more than surface area that leads to heat transfer gainz, consider using RTV silicone and fine screws instead of an O ring, or using RTV instead of cyanoacrylate, for the glue is liable to shear and allow water leakage through micro-fissures, and always run your tap ALL THE WAY into the hole. It needs to go almost until it comes out the other end. and for the love of god buy a tap wrench.

  • Andrew Montoya
    Andrew Montoya 24 дня назад

    His hair defies gravity

  • Mr20below
    Mr20below 25 дней назад

    12:37 you didn't have the fitting clamp installed!.... that hose is completely lose!! LOL

  • AnarKie
    AnarKie 26 дней назад


  • Matthew K
    Matthew K 26 дней назад

    Try using pcb etching to make the fins instead of milling copper. Also use a metal lapping technique to smooth the CPU side. The o-ring was done well but low temp automotive RTV gasket maker may be what you are wanting for complicated shapes.

  • Steven Seagull
    Steven Seagull 26 дней назад

    Lol, gj proving that familiarity breeds complacency. Planes are much much safer than cars. But you feel safer in a car huh? Well i feel safer inside a gun barrel cuz i'm nice and cozy. Much better than being in a safe room, cuz i've never seen one of those before...

    • MRJ2012
      MRJ2012 24 дня назад

      But that isn't what they were saying

  • Andyilmatto
    Andyilmatto 26 дней назад

    See, I used to think that Jay was a hack fraud like Mike. Turns out that VCR repairs just wasn't his thing, while custom built water coolers are.

  • James Zugar
    James Zugar 27 дней назад

    Engineer here. My head hurts. More. Then it usually does.

  • Notgiven DAVIS
    Notgiven DAVIS 27 дней назад

    O-ring gluing it together with CA when the correct size is not avilible or custom size is needed is an industrywide recomended procedure yours is a little wonky but more or less that's how its done..

  • CattleRustler
    CattleRustler 27 дней назад

    Aluminum is the best conductor of heat, copper is the best conductor of electrons.

  • Grim Scythe
    Grim Scythe 28 дней назад

    How about pressure testing it at 0.7 bar to make sure there are no leaks?

  • ACVV
    ACVV 28 дней назад

    hello linus!! have you tested lapping on any processor??

  • Souhayl A Photographer
    Souhayl A Photographer 28 дней назад

    Inspiring ! 😀

  • tsartomato
    tsartomato 29 дней назад

    you know
    you can find if it leaks or not
    without attaching it to board?

  • tsartomato
    tsartomato 29 дней назад

    not o nor ring

  • koori049
    koori049 29 дней назад

    you installed that thing on a real pc with out a pressure test?!?

  • Save PewDiePie
    Save PewDiePie 29 дней назад +1

    12:05 look at Linus's mouth 😂

  • Churd
    Churd 29 дней назад +1

    I love this guy

  • Larry Bibbey
    Larry Bibbey 29 дней назад

    a little trick for starting TAPS in the flat stock you should use the drill press put the tap in the drill press then use the drill press as a guide so you're straight up and down . Don't turn on the power .... Do it by hand.

    C1AMSMASHER 29 дней назад

    pitter patter lets get atter lol letter kenny hahahahahha

  • Arkaus
    Arkaus 29 дней назад

    It's actually high tolerances is it not?

  • Kill the Sorce
    Kill the Sorce 29 дней назад

    you might just be running the machine too slow. might just try speeding up the spindle speed and the feed rate.

  • 87numbnuts
    87numbnuts 29 дней назад

    Very nice, but can you water-cool Linus on a treadmill ?

  • Andika Tri Prasetya
    Andika Tri Prasetya Месяц назад

    12:25 me watching this video

  • JJ
    JJ Месяц назад

    7:07 i remember several videos where i see Linus complaining to Alex about him always asking for better tools...then this

  • B B
    B B Месяц назад


  • The KSP Nerd
    The KSP Nerd Месяц назад +1

    I love these DIY videos. :D

  • Kanishk Kumar
    Kanishk Kumar Месяц назад

    Linus is disrespectful to his slave engineers.

  • c4pt1n54n0 c4pt1n54n0
    c4pt1n54n0 c4pt1n54n0 Месяц назад

    there's a Gram on the table, but someone still had to pull out the old ti 84 plus...

  • DerbsMcBergs
    DerbsMcBergs Месяц назад

    Has tap handle on the table. Uses vise grips. Def a LTT video.

  • Michael Young
    Michael Young Месяц назад

    OMG - Linis, you are so right when you say something about what people who know what they're doing....

  • cActUsjUiCe
    cActUsjUiCe Месяц назад

    Love the Tom Petty reference. The waiting is the hardest part.

  • crossmission
    crossmission Месяц назад +1

    Alex at 17:43

  • Marcel S.
    Marcel S. Месяц назад

    Pleasseeee make something together with NYC CNC

  • Simon Kristensson
    Simon Kristensson Месяц назад

    When will you start mass productions?

  • I Am Dilly
    I Am Dilly Месяц назад

    It hurts me on so many levels to see Linus try and tap the acrylic like that

  • Stephen Prokopchuk
    Stephen Prokopchuk Месяц назад

    why not just lap the copper once it's assembled to make sure it's flat?

  • skunch
    skunch Месяц назад


  • 10dolladaddy
    10dolladaddy Месяц назад

    add in some fins on inside of copper part water has to flow by would make it alot better prob
    30% better

  • justin brooks
    justin brooks Месяц назад

    seeing the RED in pieces in that bin is making me sick to my stomach hahaha

  • Rocky Gregory
    Rocky Gregory Месяц назад

    Pro Tip - Chuck your thread tap into a drill press and manually spin it down into the acrylic to get really straight threads.

  • YorticusTV
    YorticusTV Месяц назад

    Just taaaaap it in!

  • Paroxy DM
    Paroxy DM Месяц назад

    Dark roast, 1 cream? Someone knows how to order coffee! Nice!

  • Ralf
    Ralf Месяц назад

    it's considered good for doing it the first time

  • Ron
    Ron Месяц назад

    Entertainment at its ........fastest?

  • dasbronco
    dasbronco Месяц назад

    as a machinist by trade have the speed of the cutter as fast as you can but keeps the tool movement slow (be carefull the bass can pull the tool) and keep it coated in wd40 for coolent and lub.
    and lub the taps aagggg lol

  • pa4tim
    pa4tim Месяц назад

    Just buy an O-ring and them machine the copper in the size that that O-ring needs. Use a Mill or drill press to tap the holes so it goes straight. (but turn the spindle of the mill by hand)

  • Penguinator
    Penguinator Месяц назад

    YEAH any extra weight is a bad thing.
    However, we have thousands of people ensuring you can't crash. Whereas any moron can drive a car.

  • Spikedog13 YT
    Spikedog13 YT Месяц назад

    What program do they use to monitor CPU temperatures?

  • ChrisGR93 _TxS
    ChrisGR93 _TxS Месяц назад

    Why they have to test leaking on a fking motherboard?

  • Robert Davis
    Robert Davis Месяц назад

    Tap and die FTW

  • paul rayner
    paul rayner Месяц назад

    and then complains why the company funds r at a stand still most times...

    almost $200,000 on a 8k red camera, accessorises ect that nobody can watch as we dont have 8k tv ect
    $100,000 pc that took nearly a yr to get working.. and still didnt work as intended.. ends up using it as a game centre..
    $20,000 on 2 processors.. then he drops 1..

  • Styrak
    Styrak Месяц назад

    *tries to tap material dry*
    USE SOME LUBE JESUS. Everything works better with lube.

  • Shot Logic
    Shot Logic Месяц назад

    the amount of redundancy in the verification of tolerances of jet engine parts is uncanny. first, many times throughout the manufacturing process, then even more probably after the customer receives the parts. so, at the very least, the parts in the engines are done to the proper tolerances. i can't speak for the rest of the plane though XD