CPU Cooling with BOILING LIQUID 🔥🔥

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  • MadScientist512
    MadScientist512 Day ago

    The water's in a vacuum, hence the seals, where it boils at >27 degrees Celsius; it's a flexible heat-pipe and the water-movement is called thermosiphoning, and as the radiator also has a hot and cold end it too should be oriented accordingly (like in the photo), with the top becoming the hot end where the vapour condenses and falls, running the fans helps also :). Nice to see an old idea finally realised even if not given the best chance, there's a problem in getting the temperature down which I encountered in my own crude attempts, and it's hard to tell from this one if the makers have solved that.

  • Septyni Garsai
    Septyni Garsai Day ago

    Your face on every single video thumbnail sucks, make something new and without photoshop

  • Mert Ronael
    Mert Ronael Day ago

    Appropriate usage of DeSinc profile picture

  • IRizofy
    IRizofy 3 days ago

    Okay so proof of concept makes sense. But, in order for this to work in any way, reliably, hard tubing is a must. And gravity is going to help. Also, the inlet for the COOL liquid going I to the block must be on a cool part of the board, made with a non conductive material, that hooks up to the copper that's on the CPU. The in return, the heated liquid would be pushed out as the cool liquid would be essentially pulled in. With cold liquid being just slightly above the block, it would be more of the cold liquid pushing the hot liquid up into the radiator to be cooled.

  • Ryan Amparo
    Ryan Amparo 3 days ago

    8:46 Settled down in the low 60s.
    Not great, not terrible.

  • Yukha Dharmeswara
    Yukha Dharmeswara 3 days ago

    please build room size heatsink to cool down the heat

    ALLGAMING404 3 days ago

    Me: If my cpu gets any higher then 80C I immediately close everything
    Linus: Hold my beer

  • Lee O'Donovan
    Lee O'Donovan 4 days ago

    Methanol would work amazingly well in this

  • Anoop Kammaran
    Anoop Kammaran 4 days ago

    Pointless click bait... Says in the beginning the point is no use of fans and ends up using two... lol...

  • Afrized
    Afrized 5 days ago

    Technically I could have liquid cooling with H2O cooling too

  • Ace Tributon
    Ace Tributon 5 days ago +1

    Hate to be the OCD person in the room, but doesn't linus have a shirt sticker on the back of his shirt?

  • Joseph Kinney
    Joseph Kinney 6 days ago

    Would like to see this in traditional AIO systems, as a fail safe for if the pump goes out. Would be nice the have, just in case.

  • skratt skratta
    skratt skratta 6 days ago +1

    n zed x t

  • psYKENNN
    psYKENNN 7 days ago

    at 14:02, drop of water falls off.

  • Vicky Kaushik
    Vicky Kaushik 7 days ago +29

    Linus - 14:23 bubbling actually makes noise, you can probably hear it.
    Me : turns the volume up to Max
    Linus (intentionally screams) - *GET* *ACCESS* .:":":".:":'::'';.....

  • Sawyer Mervis
    Sawyer Mervis 8 days ago

    Watch Linus throe out recommendations that actually fixes their issues.

  • Sawyer Mervis
    Sawyer Mervis 8 days ago

    3:50 Linus explained it so much better than any of my biology teachers ever have

  • Pizza Sub
    Pizza Sub 8 days ago


  • jordan secrist
    jordan secrist 10 days ago

    Linus lost his nuts a long time ago

  • Philipp Blum
    Philipp Blum 10 days ago +1

    Isn't it just Linus' card? I am not a native speaker, but I think Linus's card is wrong.

    • Thomas Dunne
      Thomas Dunne 6 days ago

      You are correct but it’s one of those things that doesn’t matter really

  • Rati Jugeli
    Rati Jugeli 11 days ago

    Yeah .... IU don't want my PC to blow up because of cooler failure

  • The nextinline
    The nextinline 11 days ago

    You didn't really do anything at all and expected something to happen. Well something did happen, you got a 100C CPU and no convection. It's not that simple buddy.

  • Alex Landherr
    Alex Landherr 12 days ago

    At 9:24, why not take a spare Intel Xeon CPU and run Prime95 for GIMPS? My i7-9700k could according to the program finish a primality double check in ~48 hours.

  • Darth Gamiing
    Darth Gamiing 14 days ago

    XD i just watched the shelf cleaning video an hour or two ago and i was wondering if he ever did make a video for this

  • pleappleappleap
    pleappleappleap 18 days ago

    Mixed metals? Really?

  • pleappleappleap
    pleappleappleap 18 days ago

    "By sitting through this sponsor spot!" FFW FFW FFW

  • Linux Jedi AKA Big Evil

    Using Celsius doesn't mean it's cooler you fucking moron KYS

  • Linux Jedi AKA Big Evil

    Legend had it Linus is still raising his eyebrows

  • Rob
    Rob 21 day ago

    Its called thermodynamics. Basically, heat rises, which forces the cooler liquid to flow down, replacing the vacuum that the rising heated liquid has caused. The same way that steam is the cooling medium for a steam turbine.

  • Kit Sterling Stratton

    I sit through all of the sponsor segments because someone that I hate thinks Linus is annoying so I want to support the enemy of my enemy.

  • Tim Seidel
    Tim Seidel 21 day ago

    5:09 Oh linus plz don't drop it XD

  • Tim Seidel
    Tim Seidel 21 day ago

    2:19 I just unplug my pump and fine XD

  • Kevindaddyspacey
    Kevindaddyspacey 22 days ago

    linus.exe has crashed

  • Patrick Wilson
    Patrick Wilson 22 days ago

    never ever looks at instuctions ................
    Complains theres no instuction lol oh linus

  • Purushottam Pokharel
    Purushottam Pokharel 22 days ago +2

    Proper tweak would be to mount the radiator in a way where the thick hot tube is positioned on the top and the thin tube at the bottom, fluid convection works better if the hot fluid enters radiator from the top and and becomes heavy due to cooling by the radiator thus exiting the radiator from the bottom creating a naturally circulating fluid due to heating(by cpu) and cooling(by radiator)... good luck !

  • Daniel Young
    Daniel Young 24 days ago

    Fans aren't spinning might be another reason for temps

  • Official Anubis
    Official Anubis 25 days ago

    Still dont understand why people dislike videos like this lol

    FORDGTFANATIC 26 days ago

    The half life dead sound

  • Dan on the go
    Dan on the go 26 days ago

    thanks for saying "zed" #CanadaProud

  • Magnuzone
    Magnuzone 29 days ago

    eyebrows force upon

  • B Hew
    B Hew Month ago

    you need a extended block with a cold side for the input then rinse the water and have output directly above main heat spot

  • Jxshua Yuzn
    Jxshua Yuzn Month ago

    Hehe, he's like nut nut nut

  • Chinh Phan
    Chinh Phan Month ago +1

    Using different size pipes to supplement pressures to aid movement along with a heating element pre radiator should work so it doesn't need to use heat from the CPU because by then it would be too late. It will take more wattage for the heating element like a glow plug but it would be quite. Also add a flow and temp sensor to regulate the heating element.

  • MrNoNamedIdiot
    MrNoNamedIdiot Month ago

    i guess its that 3M liquid ... novec

  • Khor Mun Huai
    Khor Mun Huai Month ago +2

    this is eazy fix , go get a liquid that has lower boiling point than water that also do not damage the cooling system.

    • Ian Oliver
      Ian Oliver 20 days ago

      Or run it with water at lower pressure, which is what I think is already happening, because of those springs inside the tubes to keep them from collapsing

  • Fredrik Svantesson
    Fredrik Svantesson Month ago

    Pretty sure that one of the pipes need to be higher up than the other (on the radiator). At least if car radiators have taught me anything.

  • Andreas Belger
    Andreas Belger Month ago

    Perfect system to use a Tesla Valve to create a dedicated flow direction into the system

  • NoDice
    NoDice Month ago

    Instead of water, use peak antifreeze and gives us some more stats.

  • MeDontKnowYou
    MeDontKnowYou Month ago +2

    I thought PIA was Pakistan International airlines 😂😂😂

  • Testsubject276
    Testsubject276 Month ago

    Aight. *Unzips*

  • Marcus Zeal
    Marcus Zeal Month ago

    I had to pause the video while working to make sure I wasn't going crazy. That background music tho. xD

  • Zhou Fangzhou
    Zhou Fangzhou Month ago

    I guess it is ammonia not water. The Chinese railway builders use it to frozen soil and prevent it turning soft.

  • Tang Yuchao
    Tang Yuchao Month ago

    That's amazing

  • Screen Patch
    Screen Patch Month ago

    Intro is 10/01 quality and yes you heard it right 10/01 quality

  • PrimeRibGaming
    PrimeRibGaming Month ago

    01001001 01001101 01000001 01010110 01001001 01010010 01000111 01001001 01001110 5:10

  • Ravi Jadhwani
    Ravi Jadhwani Month ago +1

    wow this was actually cool the application of this technology would be endless thanks for the content

  • jonathan dents
    jonathan dents Month ago

    Skinny on top, Thiccbois cry everywhere.

  • Edgar Renje
    Edgar Renje Month ago

    Those "Let's find out" and "Will it....?" are taking too far....

  • popular marble
    popular marble Month ago


  • melven wong
    melven wong Month ago

    pls look away at 5:07 !! cringy

  • Thoringer
    Thoringer Month ago

    Like the "NO please check" in the background with the eyebrows - says it all.

  • Michael Mains
    Michael Mains Month ago

    Next up, cooling with R32!!!

  • Boostic
    Boostic Month ago

    i want you to read books to my children

  • True Shura
    True Shura 2 months ago

    But why are the fans off???

  • Lane Miller
    Lane Miller 2 months ago

    at 12:56 is that a picture of a monitor used as a screenshot? If so.... Why lol

  • Shen Yang
    Shen Yang 2 months ago

    *puts pc in river.
    Pump free loop

  • C#ndition
    C#ndition 2 months ago

    just connect CPU and radiators with copper headpipes Linus :D that would be even less noisy :D

  • Gallons Of Milk Gaming
    Gallons Of Milk Gaming 2 months ago

    That'd have to be a pretty strong straw

  • Gallons Of Milk Gaming
    Gallons Of Milk Gaming 2 months ago +1

    Why did he have to canadianize NZXT

  • Manuel85
    Manuel85 2 months ago

    Some do it for the lols! :D

  • Teddington Bear
    Teddington Bear 2 months ago


  • Jack Duerden
    Jack Duerden 2 months ago

    Surely orientation for this kind of thing is key. The convection current needs to be gravity assisted. In the same way a central heating system or water heater would work?
    The cold feed into the block needs to physically be below the hot outlet and then the reverse for the radiator, hot feed into the top then cold coming out of the bottom? That way the convection current flows with the force of gravity providing assistance?

  • Sam Lorenz
    Sam Lorenz 2 months ago

    Stop it. Ur touching the bottom of the mother board

  • Budget PC`s Romania
    Budget PC`s Romania 2 months ago +1

    That`s like a self ramping pump controlled by the temps. I hope that the liquid in the tubing is Vodka Comrade

  • john humphrey
    john humphrey 2 months ago

    Did they fill it with that stuff from 3m kinda works like those "underwater" builds 🤔

  • godsstep son
    godsstep son 2 months ago

    Its like a boiler with a chill water tower the tower in this case being the raidiator..... kinda sad i was joking arlund with a friend the other day about boil/chill system

  • BonkedByAScout
    BonkedByAScout 2 months ago

    What's up with the quiet bells in the audio background? Like I'm watching Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Heat Dissipation System.

  • Ben Davis
    Ben Davis 2 months ago

    Would help a lot if the raidiator fans were on😂

    • Adam Musgrove
      Adam Musgrove 2 months ago

      He's trying to make it work passively

  • Björn Njurling
    Björn Njurling 2 months ago

    I think it is supposed to work like the bubble-pump in a coffee-maker. There are stem bubbles forming that float up pushing the liquid as it expands. That's why it should be mounted vertically with the large pipe up, liquid+steam takes more space than just liquid.

  • not yo biz
    not yo biz 2 months ago

    I LOVE XS!!!!!

  • Joseph Shteinman
    Joseph Shteinman 2 months ago

    Wait, so the cpu has to get hot to pump water to cool the cpu, stopping it from cooling the cpu?

  • Kenneth Ravenscroft
    Kenneth Ravenscroft 2 months ago +1

    There aren't very many fluids that will go from a gas to a liquid around ambient temperature. It is definitely something of a low boiling point kept under pressure or a high boiling point kept in a vacuum. As to what it is I do not know. Possibly methanol put under a few hg of vacuum. It naturally has a boiling point around 64c and a vacuum would lower that substantially. That would explain not using typical plastics or rubber seals. It does not however transfer heat so well so it would have to stay quite cool to do the job which further supports it being under vacuum.

  • frozenwaterR410A
    frozenwaterR410A 2 months ago

    Dear Linus, you have made some very big mistakes on building up this unit.
    Greedings from Germany, Expert vor refrigeration technology on TÜV SÜD

  • David Ewering
    David Ewering 2 months ago

    The moment you realize that the thin tube should be on the lower side on both parts... Like... In the Raijintek Image

  • Michael Sanders
    Michael Sanders 2 months ago

    Why don't they use alcohol or the oil in heat pipes instead of water?

  • Pleplerhep
    Pleplerhep 2 months ago

    A noisy pump? O_O Is that even a thing?

  • Jakob Schepers
    Jakob Schepers 2 months ago

    its pretty much just this one ru-clip.net/video/AZAUnl37Cr8/video.html

  • oohgoditsbees
    oohgoditsbees 2 months ago

    I liked when Linus talked about his nuts.

  • Mc GetRekt
    Mc GetRekt 2 months ago

    5:08 Linus.exe has stopped responding

  • Sam Brzozowski
    Sam Brzozowski 2 months ago

    Linus!!!!........ Im not surprised

  • MWP Gaming
    MWP Gaming 2 months ago

    This build is defeating it's purpose

  • Commander IronWolf
    Commander IronWolf 2 months ago +3

    Even if there were instructions would you use them?

  • Dabkevinhere710 John doe

    I'm a hvac student please give me money so I can put liquid gases in a cooling loop.

    • kell mabbott
      kell mabbott 2 months ago

      I'm in hvac to. I'm pretty sure that is refrigerant. That's way it's sealed off probably r134a or r22

  • Joseph
    Joseph 2 months ago

    I swear to god, when you tilted that motherboard and i watched that power cable bend like that, i lost it.

  • Sc0ttishGamer88
    Sc0ttishGamer88 2 months ago

    cringe much!!

  • Ulm132
    Ulm132 2 months ago +1

    It might be not safe to use. Boiling water within sealed off space increases pressure to the point it will blow up.

  • RutheniumDy
    RutheniumDy 2 months ago +2

    Everyone seems to forget that we actually saw this cooler on the 23rd of December in 2018 when Linus & Crew did their shelf cleaning. Which means even after it was sitting on the shelf for all that time, it took another 3 months just to make this video. Way to go Linus!

  • Team Black
    Team Black 2 months ago

    This was pretty neat!

  • agus2001
    agus2001 2 months ago +2

    You have both pipes at the same level. The intake side should sit lower than the hot side. Since heat rises yada yada yada, once cooled by the radiator it should go through the cold side and come up from the bottom.

  • Rephael Catap
    Rephael Catap 2 months ago

    1:39 - 1:42 BEST INTRO EVER