Desk PC Water Cooling Maintenance Vlog

  • Published on Apr 9, 2018
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    It's been 16 months since we built the desk PC... And it's been running nonstop ever since. What horrors await Linus when he cleans it?
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  • Revy106
    Revy106 3 days ago

    In the exact same situation with my desk build but my build does not actually get dust in it just my waterloop has started to grow shit in it, I think my build maybe harder to deal with since I just hard tubing >.

  • The Minister of Memes
    The Minister of Memes 3 days ago +1

    Absolutely no damn soul:
    Stoners at 2am: 3:23

  • Gaming Hub
    Gaming Hub 4 days ago

    I think I'll just go with fan PC setup hahahha

  • Jeffrey Wiggin
    Jeffrey Wiggin 7 days ago

    1:54 Man, if that isn't the coolest wall I've ever seen..

  • Conor Haas
    Conor Haas 11 days ago

    Linus, do you ever sell your awesome stuff when you need to get rid of it? Everything you have makes me so jealous!

  • knuxyl
    knuxyl 12 days ago

    Make a custom internally water cooled laptop. New laptops come with m.2 and possibly a 2.5" bay, using m.2 means you can have an empty 2.5" bay for room. I'm sure it's also possible to find an unused port on the laptop somewhere that has either a 5v or 3v line for a tiny pump. Lenovo P52 is the perfect candidate, has overheating issues (Quadro P3200 & i7-8850H) and a very poorly designed heat dissipation.

  • rigostar14
    rigostar14 17 days ago

    Is he using water to run the water cooling system? I thought you where supposed to use cooling solution that has anti corrosion properties and also something that can remove heat more efficiently than normal water?

  • Mysterious RSA
    Mysterious RSA 18 days ago

    i can take those S9s off your hands if you want lmao

  • Marcelo Meireles
    Marcelo Meireles 19 days ago

    Why does no one talk about leaking? That possibility scares jezuz out of my soul. What if it leaks?

  • Metalmachine467
    Metalmachine467 21 day ago

    Try disassembling your whole loop and cleaning it after using primochill vue lol
    I even tried other coolants from ek waterblocks uv blue it had particles in it
    Now I use koolance 702 uv blue good for 2-3 years of use
    it’s been almost a year already no problems with it clogging up or creating particles it’s still uv clear blue

  • Metalmachine467
    Metalmachine467 21 day ago

    Use some metal polish to clean the water block than go over it with alcohol

  • The PG Pickle
    The PG Pickle 23 days ago

    LINUS I9

  • Hayden Nester
    Hayden Nester 23 days ago

    Another tip. If you want MDF to be water proof, paint it with palasti dip. Works wonders

  • huntleysheep isadog
    huntleysheep isadog 23 days ago

    When he said "but its actually loud, like listen to this!" my phone alarm went off and I was so confused.

  • Gabriel Arsenault
    Gabriel Arsenault 24 days ago +1

    2:05 what dying inside sounds like
    2:25 what dying inside looks like
    11:36 mini heart attack

  • Dead Striker
    Dead Striker 26 days ago

    Thermaltake is cruel

  • Kizuna AJ
    Kizuna AJ Month ago

    What's that brief song clip or music clip at 11:18?

  • Charles thekinglov
    Charles thekinglov Month ago

    well linus used plexy because he has not ass-a-tall

  • Joshua Pack
    Joshua Pack Month ago

    how long did it take to clean all that up? start to finish? Also, how long before you have to do it again?

  • zen
    zen Month ago

    Water cooling only exists because chip makers are lazy, and it gives them an excuse to continue being partially efficient at best.
    I can see needing it for a threadripper, but you should never need it for a 1-8 core machine.

  • Ghost Dogg
    Ghost Dogg Month ago

    Why don't you have struts for that glass top!!!

  • PureEvil Windom
    PureEvil Windom Month ago

    3:17 *sluurrpp* pur wah...

  • drassx615
    drassx615 Month ago

    Just watching this now, and wondering with all that you learned on this project, would you repeat it?

  • Allure Go
    Allure Go Month ago

    that dust....

  • caleb cullen
    caleb cullen Month ago

    des sex jokes cross the linus

  • Obriquet
    Obriquet Month ago

    So yeah the desk is really cool, however all those cables hanging out of the bottom look jank as hell...

  • Birb
    Birb Month ago

    5:10 did that bottle say linus ai coolant?

  • zack9912000
    zack9912000 Month ago

    If your loop is sealed how is air getting in there.

  • shaun Wetherilt
    shaun Wetherilt Month ago

    When I first saw this I thought why not do it

  • TTVtonyZ57 _
    TTVtonyZ57 _ Month ago

    Wipes up dust then knocks it back into the desk 2:07

  • La vida de tina
    La vida de tina Month ago

    Why you don't use a fishtank pipes cleaner brush? Si easy to use and you don't need to dismount the pipes from you table

  • T. S. Simonsen
    T. S. Simonsen Month ago

    Up your innuendo count on your next clean. Should be soon I imagen.

  • T. S. Simonsen
    T. S. Simonsen Month ago +1

    EK watercooling. I'm looking to get me some of that.

  • Idfk Stfu
    Idfk Stfu Month ago

    rip room

  • Ebbizle Elzibbe
    Ebbizle Elzibbe Month ago

    what a dirty room

  • vance44
    vance44 Month ago

    Such a dork lol funny😂🤣😂

  • BigBoyToyTrucks717
    BigBoyToyTrucks717 Month ago +1

    That has to be the coolest setup i have ever seen. As a craftsman im on it... I will build one integrated into a self .....thing....Two Shells mind you!!! One on each side of my monitor.

  • Yuri Boyka
    Yuri Boyka Month ago

    Bro just one question... WHY THE FUCK U USE SANDALS WITH SOCKS MATE??????????

  • lolfix101
    lolfix101 2 months ago

    "you shouldnt blow in it"

    when installing

    "spit is natures lube"
    *spits on it*

    • Shawn Pepin
      Shawn Pepin Month ago +1

      serously though...spends hours cleaning , then adds a bunch of microbes

  • Not John
    Not John 2 months ago +1

    *Optimal Penetration*

  • Andrzej
    Andrzej 2 months ago

    This is why I give up on water cooling, and bought an air cooler instead. The only maintenance is to blast the case with air compressor one per year, or twice, but I do it ..... outside, yor dirty Linus.

  • Tonycha Tony
    Tonycha Tony 2 months ago +1

    Linus (or anyone), what's better between 2 gtx 1080 and a RTX 2080?

  • Юрист Анатолий Сынтульский

    It's very hard work hell yeah)) But i like it=) Do you build PC's case for something ATX desktop?

  • Mister X
    Mister X 2 months ago

    Linus can you test closed high pressure cooling using a flourbenzole that increases the closed loop pressure using endothermic reactions in correlation with bromide alcohols? Would be relatable to superconducting college that depend on either high pressure or low temperatures. The flow rate should be the catch saving energy and space on that.

  • Ben L
    Ben L 2 months ago

    No flex tape or seal?

  • Ghost P
    Ghost P 2 months ago

    you have a lot of room in there for an air purifier to keep the dust down....

  • Julian Granitza
    Julian Granitza 2 months ago

    Linus: Tells about how blowing into a loop is not a good idea because of Microorganisms
    also Linus: Cleans up everything to make it shiny and perfectly clean.
    also BLOODY LINUS: spits on the tube to lube it

  • lazy mations
    lazy mations 2 months ago

    I would just air cooling done

  • Noor Al-Zireeni
    Noor Al-Zireeni 2 months ago +2

    Water cooling is dumb. Not worth the hassle or cost.

  • dodo killeurs
    dodo killeurs 2 months ago

    i use anti freeze whit my pc 4 year i nerver change i have passif water colling no fan nerver problem

  • uphill248 uphill248
    uphill248 uphill248 2 months ago

    Can you use distilled water to cool down the PC system instead of using the C1000 coolant?

    • uphill248 uphill248
      uphill248 uphill248 2 months ago

      Thank you for the reply. Do you know where I can get the stuff from?

    • Anco77
      Anco77 2 months ago

      Sure. Still, I advise putting some biocidal stuff in it.

  • ΛЯƬ
    ΛЯƬ 2 months ago

    I was it not possible to use dielectric (non-electrically conductive) liquid instaed of the usual pc watercooling liquids? They use those dielectric stuff for immersion cooling in server systems. At least like this we don't need to worry so much about leaks anymore. (by the way i was also wondering why you guys didn't use that dielectric stuff for the "mineral oil pc" instead of this evil oil :)...???)

  • Xavier Earnst
    Xavier Earnst 2 months ago

    But can it run crysis?

  • Philip Mac Gregor
    Philip Mac Gregor 2 months ago

    lol nice Peter Gade T-shirt

  • Kevin Lindsay
    Kevin Lindsay 2 months ago +1

    Cleaning that graphics water block while it's still mounted was painful to watch.

  • Kaotica
    Kaotica 2 months ago

    This is the first and best vlog i've seen of you.

  • Kikox Colter
    Kikox Colter 2 months ago

    did you just threw bunch of samsung galaxy s9?

  • Calum Tully
    Calum Tully 2 months ago

    Instead of blowing through the pipe why not use, your air compressor?

  • xd FunkyMon-key69
    xd FunkyMon-key69 2 months ago


  • Raj
    Raj 2 months ago

    Hey how about you building a oil submerged pc.....but instead use distilled water since it wont conduct electricity

    • outoffmyfacedootcom
      outoffmyfacedootcom Month ago

      It will start conducting electricity after a while, when it gets polluted

  • Ariel
    Ariel 2 months ago

    The "DUST" PC

  • Remi Pepelko
    Remi Pepelko 2 months ago

    Cover it with s9s.....

  • The Wizard Of Dub
    The Wizard Of Dub 3 months ago

    Today I learned that water cooling maintenance is a heck of a time. LOLLL

  • Ayaan Chudesara
    Ayaan Chudesara 3 months ago

    That moment when you feel pc cleaning is even harder than pc building

  • Thy Alex
    Thy Alex 3 months ago

    Jesus if that was my build id be cleaning the shit out of it, even though how busy i am.

  • Örs Vajda
    Örs Vajda 3 months ago

    11:07 I wonder... :D

  • sapphyx
    sapphyx 3 months ago

    That was the funniest point and only 2 minutes in. He thinks THAT glass was SO THICK and HEAVY. Don't get me wrong: I find you entertaining. But yeah, you're a pussy.

  • Mediocres
    Mediocres 3 months ago

    "HELL... Brought to you by Thermaltake!"

  • Alex Luessow
    Alex Luessow 3 months ago

    Why guys?!?!! My playback was auto 360p !!??

  • SuperTNT2005
    SuperTNT2005 3 months ago

    Linus the brush holder 11:55

  • Wretched Slippage
    Wretched Slippage 3 months ago

    My liquid cooler is lil and simple but it does a great job lol

  • V Vincenzo
    V Vincenzo 3 months ago

    Destillated water man! Or filtered!

  • jovani valdez
    jovani valdez 3 months ago

    where did you guys get that music at 5:44

  • bluF0X
    bluF0X 3 months ago

    I’m not a silver.

  • Moritzuck
    Moritzuck 3 months ago

    You good sucker !

  • Carl Rhodes
    Carl Rhodes 3 months ago

    Have you tried using a n aquarium UV sterilizer. In an aquarium it keeps the water from supporting the growth of microorganisms.

  • Bigbacon
    Bigbacon 3 months ago

    wow PT nuke is still a thing?> I've been using the same bottle of it for 10 years.

  • lyiriyah
    lyiriyah 3 months ago

    galaxy s9 and that sort of thing

  • Lee Keels
    Lee Keels 3 months ago

    Just think what a simple cloth over the entire desk during construction would have done. :)

  • Mark Doug
    Mark Doug 3 months ago

    why arent there any filters over the vents and why not ad an in line valve to drain the water cooling. just curious.

  • Andrew B
    Andrew B 3 months ago

    I think the real question here is "Can this be built in a way that reduces the maintenance requirements?". Wouldn't a positive pressure system with the rads as filtered intakes in a pull configuration eliminate the need for removing the fans for cleaning? Maybe shutoff valve and quick disconnects make complete breakdown maintenance easier? What are the other options out there if someone wanted to make a desk WCPC and make the maintenance less painful?

  • Leonty Polushkin
    Leonty Polushkin 3 months ago

    Why not put in a water filter?

  • devon1190
    devon1190 3 months ago

    I never Maintenance my Watercooling, last time 5years ago, everything is still clean, just used some special Water

  • TheSpoi
    TheSpoi 3 months ago

    now if i had a pc like that man you better bet i wouldnt let that happen like holy

  • Ben Jared
    Ben Jared 3 months ago

    ‘Oh it’s so dirty’ Ltt 2018

  • Aske Hillemann
    Aske Hillemann 3 months ago

    Haha :D Never seen the shirt in the background from Gade :D
    Big fan?

  • Steve Kralik
    Steve Kralik 3 months ago

    Dyson vacuums are terrible. They clog so easily, and the batteries last for too short of time. They are made almost entirely of flexible plastic pieces that become more and more brittle over time, and if something breaks you have to replace multiple parts because they are so over-engineered. The filtration is not as good as they claim, and there is NO SUCH THING as lifetime filters. F*** Dyson. Get yourself a Riccar Supralite Cordless / Simplicity Freedom Cordless if you want a high-quality cordless machine that lasts up to an hour on a single charge, or better yet just get a corded vacuum. Get a Riccar Brilliance, or a Sebo X4. Kirby vacuums are terrible for a variety of reasons. Riccar, Sebo, etc. are the BEST vacuums in the industry, and Dyson is a f***ing joke to anyone who knows anything about vacuums.

  • Liam Wabbit
    Liam Wabbit 3 months ago

    Don't drop the glass top :(

  • joseph thibault
    joseph thibault 4 months ago

    I don't miss water cooling at all. This is why I stopped using it.

  • Tiutiunnikov Aleksandr
    Tiutiunnikov Aleksandr 4 months ago

    how about to fit some drain fitting under the desk at some tube? I think it will be more easier to maintain water cooling system...

  • Trent Kersten
    Trent Kersten 4 months ago

    your sponsor plugs make me wanna die

  • Daniel Gwilt
    Daniel Gwilt 4 months ago

    How many hours did this all take?

  • faab007
    faab007 4 months ago

    bzzzt 8:39

  • Scratch Shot
    Scratch Shot 4 months ago

    How much do these kind of builds cost?

  • Brayden Parker
    Brayden Parker 4 months ago

    *Casually throws galaxy S9*

    MEK'N'ISM BEATZ 4 months ago

    You and bitwit should compete in a PC sexual innuendos contest

  • Orlando Dlugoš Čeh
    Orlando Dlugoš Čeh 4 months ago

    linus is the only man on TVclip to have a sponsor in every video.

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    Anticclown 4 months ago


  • Alex Kirgan
    Alex Kirgan 4 months ago +1

    *boop Doop*
    Linus: YAY \_(0o0)_/

  • Iron Wolf
    Iron Wolf 4 months ago

    jesus christ the amount of dirty/sexual references is Alot