I duct taped my computer case...Here's what happened

  • Published on Oct 21, 2019
  • Applying duct tape to 0%, 75%, and 90% of the case's main ventilation area and testing several factors like temperatures, noise and frame rates. The results are mostly predictable, but interesting no less!
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    I duct taped my case...Here's what happened
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Comments • 581

  • Bitwit
    Bitwit  27 days ago +696

    One could call this a worst CASE scenario. Haaaaaaaaaaaaaah

    • ThisIsBunny Gaming
      ThisIsBunny Gaming 25 days ago

      Nope....worst case scenatio is having a 3x480mm rads for your cpu only And having it running 50c idle when you turn on your heating in the winter while it runs 50c under 100% load in august

    • Trevor Renkevens
      Trevor Renkevens 26 days ago


    • Estranged180
      Estranged180 26 days ago

      Don't. Just don't.

    • Milkofthechildren
      Milkofthechildren 27 days ago

      No stop

  • Magnus Nilsson
    Magnus Nilsson 2 days ago

    Try duct taping where you don't have fans instead.
    Like the redundant expansion ports.

  • ShitSnake
    ShitSnake 4 days ago

    All i see is a normal pc bdsm

  • OGT Gaming
    OGT Gaming 22 days ago

    Fix the Gpu Sag ffs ^^

  • Travis Osburn
    Travis Osburn 23 days ago

    Thanks Kyle, enjoyed the back to content vid 😀
    I enjoy both types but seems it's been awhile since a technical vid

  • Andrew Dryden
    Andrew Dryden 24 days ago


  • Gnasty Gnorc
    Gnasty Gnorc 24 days ago

    Have the same video card, whats your gpu sag like?

  • Bunrad Kh
    Bunrad Kh 24 days ago

    Hi brother can you Danet a pc for me 🙏🙏🙏

  • coconut
    coconut 24 days ago +1

    2:44 look at the monitor

  • BareSphereMass
    BareSphereMass 24 days ago

    You should do a video about how to make the best coding / general use PC. (Not for gaming, or video editing.) Should I focus on cores or clock speed to make Visual Studio run faster, or should I get faster ram, or lower ram timing? When searching PDF’s with ctrl + F I see some GPU usage (about 20%). Should I get a GPU with faster DDR6 memory (1660 Ti about $270 new) or a “better”one with DDR5 (1080 about $200 used)?

    DJ ALLIOUS 24 days ago

    The alchemist in the background

  • Defaultzie
    Defaultzie 25 days ago

    Hey bit so quick question. So I have a ryzen 3 2200 and a gtx 1060 6gig. If I upgrade my cup to a ryzen 7 2700 8-core 3.2 (4.1 overclocked) do you think I’d be able to stream without most of the tearing I get now. I’m very limited on what I can stream so I’m basically forced to play certain games I’m not good at and aren’t as entertaining just to be able to keep up with how much I wanna stream and how often I want to stream. Thank you for the help.

  • Robert Vantine
    Robert Vantine 25 days ago

    So, things get louder when you use duct tape? Good to know, good to know... *avoids evil mustache twirl*

  • Robert Vantine
    Robert Vantine 25 days ago

    3:46 "...best case scenario..." *sniffs* That was just beautiful, man. What a great pun...c'mere..." *fist bump*

  • thedungeondelver
    thedungeondelver 25 days ago

    Wow. You cut off air flow to your computer and it got hotter.

  • Piotr Madej
    Piotr Madej 25 days ago

    GPU sag....

  • Reaver Daemon
    Reaver Daemon 25 days ago

    Everybody drop video suggestions in the comments because this video suggests Kyle is limited on ideas at the moment.

  • CRP
    CRP 25 days ago

    can you just buy the mesh front panel i have the Phanteks Eclipse P400S

  • WonderingWhyPA
    WonderingWhyPA 25 days ago

    I would think showing a percent increase in °C (temperature) is really not appropriate. The Celsius scale is actually arbitrary. If you showed the results in °F (or K or R) you would get different % for the same actual change in temperature. A much better way would be to state the % change in the overall temperature rise (delta T) above the ambient temperature. So for example for the CPU the baseline delta T would be (82.6-22.8)=59.8°C. The 90% tape case delta T would be (92-22.8)=69.2°C. So the increase in delta T would be 69.2/59.8=1.157 or a 15.7% increase.

  • Alex Trevino
    Alex Trevino 25 days ago

    Does anyone know what desk he uses?

  • C
    C 25 days ago

    This would have been better if you just let one explode 😲

  • Noa15Lv
    Noa15Lv 26 days ago

    Pro Tip - duck tape your computer case to prevent dust getting inside!

  • jerq887
    jerq887 26 days ago

    haven't watched the video: lemme guess, the temperatures went up?
    3:00 edit: well would you look at that

  • Daniel Zegonz
    Daniel Zegonz 26 days ago

    I know in this video a 2070 super was shown, but in my limited experience, if you're looking for a RTX 2060 Super, you should go for MSI Armor vs Gigabyte Windforce. The latter runs 10c hotter with whining fan noise. MSI's cooling system is way better.

  • Tristan Morgan
    Tristan Morgan 26 days ago

    I usually like the vids but I don't really see the point of this one other than being clickbaity.

  • Frank l
    Frank l 26 days ago

    Kyle: so today i’ve decided to duct tape my pc

  • Ccortanaa
    Ccortanaa 26 days ago

    I disagree with the "nosiest fans". My current build i ordered 1 intake fan from the front, 1 exhaust on the side, and 2 exaust on the top of the tower. Maybe i was unlucky? I don't know, all cooler master 120mm fans ordered from newegg, 3 of 4 fans were horribly noisy. I went the extra step and purchased some 3 and 1 oil designed specifically for these type of fans. Removed them, oiled the center piece, placed them back, nothing changed, all noisy as shit. How can cooler master fans who are so reputable, be this bad? They had a very good rating on newegg, it was the "4 pack", easily can be found, about 25 bucks for the 4.

  • Ben Sanders
    Ben Sanders 26 days ago

    Yeah, Kyle Imma need you to push that merch store.
    I'm talking lttstore.com levels of pushing.

  • Raptor Jesus
    Raptor Jesus 26 days ago

    The fact that even with 90% blocked intake your CPU runs cooler than my 2600x and dark rock pro 4, really makes me wish I didn’t live in Australia.

  • Kevin Wagner
    Kevin Wagner 26 days ago

    Wow I thought you were a real tech reviewer... smh

    You used duct tape over Gaff tape. You should be ashamed of yourself

  • Tristian Bangert
    Tristian Bangert 26 days ago

    More electronics abuse, please! Stress testing in unconventional ways can be a neat case study to see how the systems respond in less than ideal environments.

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  • Anthony S
    Anthony S 26 days ago

    It's iPhone season at Sprint

    WILLIAM GRAYSON 26 days ago

    Love the M.C. Eiht in the background

  • Jelte Klas Wijnja
    Jelte Klas Wijnja 26 days ago

    Using percentage increases for temperature isn't correct if you use 0 Celsius as the baseline. With kelvin it would work.

  • Rob Kristjansson
    Rob Kristjansson 26 days ago

    Kyle, after watching Potato Jet's video on the Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition (tvclip.biz/video/8TT9Gif_NBk/video.html) I'm sure you'll agree that you need to help your fellow Angeleno out with a collaboration video!

  • dj3hac
    dj3hac 26 days ago

    I wanted to see it cook at 0% airflow :(

  • Ema
    Ema 26 days ago +1

    I just built my first pc because of you 🙏

  • Big Pizzle
    Big Pizzle 26 days ago

    Praises the video card without even testing other cards that would probably perform the same, even founders editions.

  • Atheist Logician
    Atheist Logician 26 days ago

    I can't believe you didn't unplug the case fans. It's super-easy, barely an inconvenience.

  • Randy Guttery
    Randy Guttery 26 days ago

    More air, better cooling.

  • Cecil Henry
    Cecil Henry 26 days ago

    Actually its quite well over engineered for 90% air flow reduction!!
    However, was looking for more explosions/fire!

  • Need4swag
    Need4swag 26 days ago

    Llegue a este canal porque vi que le regalaste una tarjeta a un niño. Eres una excelente persona animo y buenos deseos

  • Jacob Decker
    Jacob Decker 26 days ago +1

    0:35 "best case scenario"

  • Jord_Cannot
    Jord_Cannot 26 days ago

    Random dark joke but here it is:
    Do you think the reason why Stephen Hawking died was because he tried to *overclock his wheelchair* ? 🤔

  • Anartenza
    Anartenza 26 days ago

    4:47 That 8-pin isn't fully seated

  • Wunder
    Wunder 26 days ago

    Yo I just installed an m.2 SSD in my PC and I can't tell if my PC is actually picking up it's presence, is there anything I'm supposed to do after installing it?

  • Theforbiddenname Z
    Theforbiddenname Z 26 days ago

    *John cena has left the chat*

  • Drewafx
    Drewafx 26 days ago

    I wonder what would happen if rear case fan stopped running...and the AIO radiator gets caked with dust sandwiched between front intake fans...

  • Lewis
    Lewis 26 days ago

    Put tape over your face and see how well you breath and how much more noise you make.....eyeroll.

  • aerophoenix1
    aerophoenix1 26 days ago

    I should probably clean my case, it’s caked in a crap ton of dust, my 1070ti keeps hitting 75c too quick

  • RaptorTP
    RaptorTP 26 days ago

    the power supply cable on the RTX is not 100% slide in. .... can´t look at it ... xD

  • Estranged180
    Estranged180 26 days ago

    It's things like this that make me wonder why case manufacturers insist on blocking airflow because 'aesthetics'. If it needs air, give it air!

  • Chris Jackson
    Chris Jackson 26 days ago

    I would have used masking tape, because cleaning up the glue when you're done with duct tape is a lot of work.

  • Antonie van der Meer
    Antonie van der Meer 26 days ago

    That mesh on the front is really dense tho looks like 50% closed should have done a test run without a front panel.

  • Hoodie
    Hoodie 26 days ago

    This Was A mis-tape

  • Sir Chedderdogg
    Sir Chedderdogg 26 days ago

    This video is pointless. Just uploading crappy content for the sake of doing it and views? Disappointing.

  • Chris H
    Chris H 26 days ago

    KYLE YOU NEED TO WATCH HIS IMPRESSION OF YOU BRO LMFAO.............. tvclip.biz/video/8gyrtMSlPYQ/video.html

  • Jasper
    Jasper 26 days ago

    5:09 the gpu sag

  • anassksn
    anassksn 26 days ago

    Is this a sponsored video P400A vs H500 ? ^^