Frankenstein GPU Cooling - IT'S AWESOME

  • Published on Nov 9, 2019
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    Can you get maximum performance AND silence at the same time by using a tower cooler on your graphics card? We took not one, but two DeepCool Assassin III Coolers and built the Silent but Deadly PC to find out!
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Comments • 2 803

  • Yurie 「ユリエ」

    welp.. i guess rich people has their own way on DIY..
    just to say, DIY perks did it better.. and so as RandomGaminginHD.. just yeeting it out..

  • Jason Biehn
    Jason Biehn 3 days ago

    LMAO You know he does he probably walks around on day hold hands and sing Kumbaya or singing Hakuna Matata all dame day I like Linus pretty dame cool he knock you out that boy got's skills and move I've never seen I don't even think that guy is human tell him to do a magic Mike for you blow you out of the water bro i bet he a dick head or asshat off set hell who know right I enjoy his video taught me a lot computers learn more here .I actually learn more from Linus and I have ever did School...?.P.S Don't LET GO TO YOUR HEAD...LOL..:)
    Dude 600 dollars gaming PC...?WoW...!!.You guys are so lucky because I could build gaming PC for 200 Dollars blow you guys out of the water send Magic Biehn Plane ticket show you how its done you going to take Red pill or the Blue Pill baby fallow the rabbit down the rabbit hole see how far take you creep huh.? you

  • Maklarus Trinity
    Maklarus Trinity 5 days ago

    Disturbed -song of silence :) agreed

  • Sotzrem
    Sotzrem 7 days ago

    Mechine shop required... water cooling doesn’t require a machine shop

  • Edgar Renje
    Edgar Renje 8 days ago

    Good job, Linus, you turned the heat pipes 90 ° (vertical instead of horizontal).

    8:25 Would be interesting to know, if the power consumption was significantally lower. You know, for the sake of saving energy...

  • David
    David 10 days ago

    Yep, because the average person definitely has a drill press at home

  • Notmi Relnam
    Notmi Relnam 10 days ago

    "We finally found a solution for GPU sag! Make the cooler BIGGER!"

  • Jon Colverson
    Jon Colverson 10 days ago

    The hassle of having to make sure everything important is covered by the heatspreader puts me off, but I would buy the hell out of it if a card manufacturer made something like this, or if the cooler manufacturers made mounting kits.

  • Zaleucus
    Zaleucus 12 days ago

    I would not be surprised if these started coming out with GPU compatibility out of the box.

  • Nickolay Kabar
    Nickolay Kabar 13 days ago

    can u do this sort of thing for a RX 5700XT reference model, I am sure there are plenty of people who are just as curious?

  • Deniss Muhla
    Deniss Muhla 13 days ago

    Hey Linus! What about water cooling of air cooler heat sink? (: There is some video about attempting this... "I Water Cooled My Air Cooler AND..."

  • bannablitz247
    bannablitz247 15 days ago

    This is why I am using the Kraken g12 and an AIO to water cool my gtx1060 XD mostly for fun, but when I upgrade I should be able to water cool that card as well.

  • Алексей Хоум

    Oh shit. And what will to cool a VRM zone?

  • Joshua Adkins
    Joshua Adkins 15 days ago

    7:42 that fucking face made me laugh so hard

  • Christian Bechsgaard
    Christian Bechsgaard 15 days ago

    DIY Perks did it to a 980ti

  • katnerd
    katnerd 16 days ago

    If a fan dies on my gpu I just use that as an excuse to strap some Noctua's to it. Looks janky and all but progresses my mission to put Noctua fans everywhere :P

  • darklexx
    darklexx 16 days ago

    when u like games but u dont have money for a PC u look here and dream

  • Dave Johnston
    Dave Johnston 17 days ago

    I would like to see an experiment using gas instead of liquid in a water cooling loop.

    • biohazardlnf
      biohazardlnf 16 days ago

      By gas what do you mean? It would work like normal air. It's a gas.... if you mean by liquid nitrogen or gases in liquid states, yes they work well. However this is generally used for extreme OC test

  • F Seemann
    F Seemann 17 days ago

    I just removed the three 85mm fans with their plastic cage from my loud AMD R9-390 and replaced them with three 120mm arctic F12 PWM PST fans that I fixed with plastik straps. Thanks to PST all three fans can share one unused 4pin connector on the mainboard and I can change the speed in the BIOs or with the driver-software for the board for all three fans. Dropped the temp from 90°C to 65°C and the fans are really quiet at 1000rpm. The size got up from a two slot board to a two and a half slot board. No need to waste more place with a big CPU-Cooler. I like to think that would work with the card in the video too.

  • Jeixs Daier
    Jeixs Daier 17 days ago

    Oh common everyone thought about the song when he said "The sound of silence"

  • Михаил Костромицкий

    Stick a piece of kork between power supply and new gpu heatsink to support pci-e slot

  • TheRealCat
    TheRealCat 17 days ago

    if you watched the whole video you could've seen you didn't need to use a cnc machine 10:07
    you can get those for super cheap too and you don't have to go as crazy as linus did. you could install a smaller cpu cooler you idiots
    and you can buy your own heatsinks for CHEAP.

  • fellpower
    fellpower 17 days ago

    Its sooo crazy, how u rape some expensive hardware....u never paid for....

  • Freak80MC
    Freak80MC 17 days ago

    At about 7:06 go to 0.25 speed and you can see something fall down, its pretty easily visible on the right side of Linus' shirt, is that snot or something falling from the ceiling? o.0

  • Гамер Игронский

    Did the same (put massive CPU cooler to GPU core) almost 12 years ago.

  • DarkMatter1993
    DarkMatter1993 17 days ago

    I am using the Morpheus 2 with my 1080 TI at 70°C maximum and 700 RPM, thats cool enough for me, a big tower cooler wouldnt fit in my Phanteks P600S anyway. :D

  • Face Mcshooty
    Face Mcshooty 18 days ago

    Around 7:00 you can see a tiny bit of spit fly out of Linus mouth

  • The_Cosmo
    The_Cosmo 18 days ago

    Less catastrophic.. unless you chip the die.

  • Zarrx
    Zarrx 18 days ago

    it's funny the zoomers who don't realize its like easily $300 for a complete GPU loop + block LOL

  • Ivan Dudkin
    Ivan Dudkin 18 days ago

    Это круче рeмонтяша)))

  • Jay Bojorquez
    Jay Bojorquez 18 days ago

    Interesting. I recall once when I worked in an industrial sized freezer warehouse, I looked up to see where the cooling was coming from. I saw fans. Made of some kind of metal. Looked like aluminum finish. Plastic fans are not ideal. I'm sure they can come up with something like a thin copper fan right?

  • inuysha360
    inuysha360 18 days ago

    Imagine it with a NH D15

  • hamtaro0314
    hamtaro0314 19 days ago +8

    Linus: "It needs to accomplish three things"
    Also Linus after saying the third: "And finally four..."

  • MrPirateking619
    MrPirateking619 19 days ago +2

    This video concept was stolen from DIY perks Linus at least give him credit

    • TheRealCat
      TheRealCat 17 days ago

      Not everybody knows every video out there okay?

  • Syntactic Garbage
    Syntactic Garbage 20 days ago

    rtx2080 in an average gaming computer

  • Falbert Forester
    Falbert Forester 20 days ago

    So, how did using the custom heat sink/spreader for the VRMs work? Did they stay in spec?

  • Stance santos
    Stance santos 20 days ago

    Watch some crazy person slap a prism on his GPU (since the trend on Facebook ATM is hacking the prism into a case fan)

  • Rohit Mehta
    Rohit Mehta 20 days ago

    Sponsored by 'Deadpool' ...What!!?? ohh its Deepcool lol

  • Nathan Law
    Nathan Law 21 day ago

    has anyone tried one of the AMD stock coolers?

    • Zarrx
      Zarrx 18 days ago

      I wouldn't recommend anything but some sort of mid range tower cooler (like linus recommended 120mm) or better.

  • PhilouDudeBro
    PhilouDudeBro 21 day ago

    7:43 The jokes about Linus testosterone level are not true, he can donate other testosterone replacement.
    His voice!!!...

  • Dyatlov
    Dyatlov 21 day ago


  • Leah96xxx
    Leah96xxx 22 days ago

    I couldn't hear the video over the sound of my own fans....

  • MultiScoreGasmz
    MultiScoreGasmz 22 days ago

    Yea I want this mod to be cheap and for everyone... 5sec later all you need to do is pull out your very own CnC’d heat sync for your VRM and drill new holes for your bracket😂 like I expected these disadvantages but come on don’t lead your vid by saying all that nonsense lol

  • Alex K
    Alex K 22 days ago

    9 year's ago, done that. Pretty good, but someway bulky.. and GPU card needs some support. To protect motherboard and card itself...

  • Stunseed
    Stunseed 23 days ago

    it has to accomplish 3 things. "and finally four" linus whats wrong with your counting there buddy? 00:42

  • Cursed Walker
    Cursed Walker 23 days ago

    For me i just stuck a cpu liquid cooler on my gpu via a kraken g12. Idles at ambient, and load maxes at roughly 35 to 36.

  • Suilujz
    Suilujz 23 days ago

    FPS probably didn't improve because why would the stock heatsink not be able to keep it cool enough to not throttle?

  • Shawn Elliott
    Shawn Elliott 24 days ago +1

    This is a nifty mod, but normal GPU coolers work just fine AS LONG AS THEY'RE EQUIPPED WITH CENTRIFUGAL COOLING FANS. Centrifugal fans pull air in from the side and then blow it out through through a PCI slot in the back of the case, whereas lots of GPU coolers insist on using cheaper radial fans that blow hot air every-which-way and generate a ton of useless turbulence in the process. The problem isn't with the cooler design, the problem is with the fan design. IF YOU ONLY BUY GPUS WITH CENTRIFUGAL COOLING FANS, YOU WILL NEVER NEED TO MOD YOUR GPU COOLER.

  • xAcid9
    xAcid9 24 days ago

    VRAM and VRM probably toasted.

  • Anithon l انيثون

    *Send a cpu cooler for review*
    Linus : Let’s use it on a gpu

  • Quinten Barker
    Quinten Barker 24 days ago

    There's a song about that, John Cage's 4'33"

  • Ahmed Sarkar
    Ahmed Sarkar 24 days ago

    I was waiting for the captions after the intro...

  • AyyImHere
    AyyImHere 24 days ago

    You wen't from a thicc card to a dummy thicc card in three and a half seconds

  • fatih yener
    fatih yener 24 days ago

    Hey Linus, i can't seem to find a decent comparison between the cpu coolers for ryzen 3700x All i find is someone running 5 minutes of stress testing with whatever cooler they have and that means nothing for someone who might want to use the system for lightmapping or long run heavy tasks. (this is the most mainstream processor with decent performance and it will probably sell way more than 3900x or 3950x or dumb 3800x) So why don't you just get a 3700x and throw a long run stress test with some aftermarket coolers with and w/o oc? Everybody is talking about it at the moment.

  • pavlentiy91
    pavlentiy91 24 days ago +1

    Пиздец шланг. Поменял охлаждение, и вместо сравнения температур, показывает нам сравние фпс.

  • Mayank Jariya
    Mayank Jariya 25 days ago

    you know that heat transfers upwards always.these upside down gpu designs........coils whine only when they are loosely fitted.find yours and put one drop of super glue.just one1.

  • Mauriceb B
    Mauriceb B 25 days ago


  • AnonymousCoward3000
    AnonymousCoward3000 25 days ago

    Great video! Linus is the Alton Brown of PC.

  • MayTheTriforce
    MayTheTriforce 25 days ago

    linus should send it to linus torvalds because he lovves a quiet pc

  • Richard Reavis
    Richard Reavis 25 days ago

    MASSIVE heat sink!
    CUSTOM metal heat spreader!
    PROPROD is a random piece of plastic!
    (nah, I'll just let it sag...)