Water Cooling a Network Switch!

  • Published: 31 March 2019
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    One of our 10 gig network switches is kinda loud, so the obvious solution is to water cool it.

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Comments • 4 641

  • Sorio
    Sorio  1 days back

    Please watercool a Nintendo Switch I would love to see that.

    • Swapnil Ahmed
      Swapnil Ahmed  2 days back

      I also want to water cool my network switch too.. They did an amazing job!

      • RubyUmbreon
        RubyUmbreon  2 days back

        "I like to feel like I'm helping" - Linus Sebastian, 2019
        at least he knows he isn't contributing all that much

        • monkeybrains911
          monkeybrains911  2 days back

          i read this as Nintendo switch lmao

          • dirty thirty
            dirty thirty  3 days back


            • forever alone
              forever alone  3 days back

              I enjoyed the edits in this video

              • Alex K
                Alex K  3 days back

                What's next? Water cooled 400 Hz gaming monitor?

                • chunnin33
                  chunnin33  4 days back

                  Holy shit!

                  • ques1134
                    ques1134  1 weeks back

                    18:03 he smells linus fart deep inhale lol

                    • Tim GmbH
                      Tim GmbH  1 weeks back

                      First I thought you would cool a Nintendo switch lol

                      • DaCrazyDingo
                        DaCrazyDingo  1 weeks back

                        Those are literally the same calipers that are on my desk at work for inspecting machined aerospace parts.

                        • newdeathscope
                          newdeathscope  1 weeks back

                          Why no tap handle?

                          • Super Homie
                            Super Homie  1 weeks back

                            Holy Crap, you Guys are so awesome! Wow! Love this video :) 👍🏽👍🏽

                            • Joey Strittmatter
                              Joey Strittmatter  1 weeks back

                              Tap acrylic with alcohol as a lubricant it will not dirty it and it keeps the chips are free from the tap it's what I use

                              • R Backus
                                R Backus  1 weeks back

                                When he said "Canadian Engineering", I was sitting here waiting for a Red Green joke... much disappoint!

                                • notthere83
                                  notthere83  1 weeks back

                                  LOL 9:00 - "Can we get some of this?" - "Nooo."

                                  • Butters Scotch
                                    Butters Scotch  1 weeks back

                                    Alex is always explaining why he’s buying expensive stuff

                                    • Levi Bills
                                      Levi Bills  2 weeks back

                                      You don't need safety glasses, just use safety squints

                                      • Brandon Cramer
                                        Brandon Cramer  2 weeks back

                                        i thought the tittle said Water Cooling a Nintendo Switch lol

                                        • Damian Bochniak
                                          Damian Bochniak  2 weeks back

                                          Linus: this is so bad what are we do---
                                          Alex:Not bad!
                                          Linus: NOT BAD! YEAH!

                                          • Tony N
                                            Tony N  2 weeks back

                                            0.1mm gap on a heat exchanger is really high. Things should be basically pressure fit. Why do you think thermal paste is a thing on a cpu? Because a fraction of a mm gap is worse than not having a heatsink on at all in many cases. It's the difference between 40 and 95 degrees. A pocket of air will reach far higher temps than if it was exposed to open air. That thing is now probably running hotter than before...

                                            • Nova 465 N9WHO
                                              Nova 465 N9WHO  2 weeks back

                                              People who use the word "Theoretically" every 3 minutes are very annoying. :)

                                              • drewp831
                                                drewp831  2 weeks back


                                                • Lone Wisp
                                                  Lone Wisp  2 weeks back

                                                  Watercools a watercool radiator, and after Watercools the radiator of the watercool who watercooling the first radiator

                                                  • mark zamiechowski
                                                    mark zamiechowski  2 weeks back

                                                    Y'all sould do a whole building water-cooling setup but make it professional

                                                    • Reece Kersten
                                                      Reece Kersten  2 weeks back

                                                      Where is version 2😅

                                                      • Kaizer Billimoria
                                                        Kaizer Billimoria  2 weeks back

                                                        There are so many water cooling videos you are doing. Isn't there something else that you guys do besides water-cooling stuff? It's getting a bit predictable and boring, this channel. ☹️

                                                        • George Reinhardt
                                                          George Reinhardt  2 weeks back


                                                          • Joseph Forbes
                                                            Joseph Forbes  2 weeks back

                                                            That is definitely 7800 RPM... Not 78000.

                                                            78000 would have went that bit into a million pieces around the shop.

                                                            • John Grimes
                                                              John Grimes  3 weeks back

                                                              use a carbide burr in it...

                                                              • prival fang
                                                                prival fang  3 weeks back

                                                                "I don't know if these can come off"
                                                                *cuts to angle grinder grinding them off

                                                                huh, I guess they couldn't come off.

                                                                • Sukhoi Kip
                                                                  Sukhoi Kip  3 weeks back

                                                                  Alex needed to check that you can put multiple heat sources on a heatpipe. The main laptop reviewer at LMG had to check something he very easily could see on a regular basis.

                                                                  • OjaioFansub
                                                                    OjaioFansub  3 weeks back

                                                                    I read nintendo switch

                                                                    • Ethan Porter
                                                                      Ethan Porter  3 weeks back

                                                                      Did you fart? Yes bends over

                                                                      • GeoStreber
                                                                        GeoStreber  3 weeks back

                                                                        wouldn't it just have been better to just put in some more 40mm fans in there, for example from noctua, and reduce the fan speed?

                                                                        • DamnMyNickIsTaken
                                                                          DamnMyNickIsTaken  3 weeks back

                                                                          Someone tell me I'm not the only one who read "Nintendo Switch" and was confused.

                                                                          • Erwin Anter
                                                                            Erwin Anter  3 weeks back

                                                                            Ed logic ruined the entire video!!!

                                                                            • Michael Sears
                                                                              Michael Sears  4 weeks back

                                                                              You get interdenominational cable on that thing 😂😂😂😂😂

                                                                              • Michael Sears
                                                                                Michael Sears  4 weeks back

                                                                                Could you have one big copper pipe with a fan at the end? Treat it like a fan and the copper is duct work

                                                                                • Michael Sears
                                                                                  Michael Sears  4 weeks back

                                                                                  He went home and cried that night. Hoping that he would one day reach your expectations

                                                                                  • Ken
                                                                                    Ken  4 weeks back

                                                                                    0:30 :(

                                                                                    • Czech Mix
                                                                                      Czech Mix  4 weeks back

                                                                                      "so yeah it just had to go in straight, thats what my mom always said." 3:13

                                                                                      • No Akomplice
                                                                                        No Akomplice  4 weeks back

                                                                                        So you bricked that $800 Network Switch but we’re too embarrassed to admit it... That bit of acting at the end, with the “file transfer”, was pretty bad.. Facing the screen away, amateur hour. I’m not the only one who saw you short that power supply at 20:00.. I’m thinking the reason you lied is that there’s no chance of anyone else out there seeing this video and trying to do it themselves. So you just decided, “Let’s just lie and pretend it all worked. No one will ever know we destroyed a very expensive Network Switch.”

                                                                                        You really need to fire Alex and hire someone that knows what they’re doing.

                                                                                        • No Akomplice
                                                                                          No Akomplice  4 weeks back

                                                                                          PLEASE GOD, DON’T LET ALEX ANYWHERE NEAR A $40,000 RED CAMERA. Enough is enough, he conned his way into the job but by now you should see that he has no clue what he’s doing. Not even a basic understanding of machining or building. He’s utterly incompetent and lazy, I doubt he could even build a Lego set without half asking it and doing it completely wrong. Please hire someone else to handle fabrication and machining, so these videos/projects can be successful and decent. Literally anyone who’s taken a few community college classes could do a infinitely better job than him. Hell, anyone who’s watched a dozen YouTube Tutorials could do a better job than him.

                                                                                          • No Akomplice
                                                                                            No Akomplice  4 weeks back

                                                                                            You didn’t clamp or bolt it down securely? Fire him dude. He literally can’t even do basic machining on a CNC router. He is so incompetent and worthless. He half asses everything because he’s lazy and stupid. He’s also unsafe. You could find anyone at your local college that could do an infinitely better job than this joker.

                                                                                            • No Akomplice
                                                                                              No Akomplice  4 weeks back

                                                                                              Why does that guy half ass everything? Do it right, you bellend.

                                                                                              • No Akomplice
                                                                                                No Akomplice  4 weeks back

                                                                                                So incompetent. A week for that?! Fire him and hire someone with an ounce of knowledge and skill.

                                                                                            • Troy Stover
                                                                                              Troy Stover  4 weeks back

                                                                                              2:35 Drill them out. I don't believe in honey combs. loosing i/o shield can also improve thermals.

                                                                                              • ELECTRO MEG
                                                                                                ELECTRO MEG  4 weeks back

                                                                                                Electricians: Use some f**kin gloves you moron