Water Cooling a Network Switch!

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  • 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 • 4 580

  • Supernatural
    Supernatural  23 hours back

    thats just pure good work lads

    • 11 11
      11 11  4 days back

      You've done whole room water cooling. Now we need whole office water cooling, where every single thing in the building is water cooled...

      • Ronald Titone
        Ronald Titone  4 days back

        19:30

        • Jimbob Doohicky
          Jimbob Doohicky  4 days back

          I read the title as Nintendo switch not network switch so I was mildly disappointed.

          • TARDISver40
            TARDISver40  5 days back

            Buy a damn tap handle and tapping block.

            • Eulogy of the 90s
              Eulogy of the 90s  6 days back

              Spends 2k on fake chips on eBay but to cheap to buy legitimate tools

              • LostatSea
                LostatSea  6 days back

                why not get parts from frozencpu?

                • Michael Geller
                  Michael Geller  7 days back

                  Great video! One of the best LTT’s I’ve seen.

                  • Bob Dan
                    Bob Dan  1 weeks back

                    I am impressed they didn’t kill it. Next a water cooled keyboard.

                    • rfdzn
                      rfdzn  1 weeks back

                      I appreciate your effort for actually reading a paper for this

                      • Jason Smith
                        Jason Smith  1 weeks back

                        LOL a 6U 1U 12port switch

                        • Get CTOwned
                          Get CTOwned  1 weeks back

                          This certainly isn't the only time water cooling has been done in enterprise hardware. Theres purpose built self contained 42u racks that use water heat exchangers and it used to be available on IBM mainframes as well. Fun stuff!

                          • The Judge
                            The Judge  1 weeks back

                            Next Week on LTT: Fixing our Router

                            • Alexander de Céspedes
                              Alexander de Céspedes  1 weeks back

                              What is that digital ruler that u used?

                            • the V air
                              the V air  1 weeks back

                              For 1 minute I thought you are gonna water cool a Nintendo switch

                              • Akeem B
                                Akeem B  1 weeks back

                                Zip ties are actually surprisingly reliable and secure inside a computer.

                                • Matthew Hales
                                  Matthew Hales  2 weeks back

                                  Anyone cringe when they saw the switch lying on the outside of the anti static bag?

                                • Rockforce80
                                  Rockforce80  2 weeks back

                                  Press the number 4 over and over to watch Alex-bot glitching out

                                  • To Bi
                                    To Bi  2 weeks back

                                    The myth of the hidden connector has been solved :)

                                    • Zarviroff Serge
                                      Zarviroff Serge  2 weeks back

                                      Bloody brilliant!

                                      • michal liberda
                                        michal liberda  2 weeks back

                                        Buy wera bits :)

                                        • Buddy Crowley
                                          Buddy Crowley  2 weeks back

                                          I knew a clap was coming at the end. awesome!

                                          • Shoe Busta
                                            Shoe Busta  2 weeks back

                                            Did anybody see Nintendo’s switch

                                            • Warrior
                                              Warrior  2 weeks back

                                              Gotta love overkill

                                              • Jj Mn
                                                Jj Mn  2 weeks back

                                                Once my finger nail got in my eye when I was cutting them *no one harmed*

                                                • Jj Mn
                                                  Jj Mn  2 weeks back

                                                  Creeper yes man

                                                  • Sisonpyh M
                                                    Sisonpyh M  2 weeks back

                                                    Alex and AVE Should work together

                                                    • J H
                                                      J H  2 weeks back

                                                      I dont remember othee guy nane but i call him diy dude

                                                      • Brandon Hall
                                                        Brandon Hall  2 weeks back

                                                        You need a desoldering gun! They are fun :D

                                                        • Inachu Ikimasho
                                                          Inachu Ikimasho  2 weeks back

                                                          I never heard anyone ever use the worD HAZAAA! Until I played WOW.

                                                          • fdgdfg dfgdf
                                                            fdgdfg dfgdf  2 weeks back

                                                            Pro tip for future endeavors.


                                                            Drill a hole in a block that's pretty close to the OD of your tap. It will guide is straight. Also, for the love of god use a tap wrench.

                                                            • Mister Doctor
                                                              Mister Doctor  2 weeks back

                                                              MUSCLE SWITCH

                                                              • Jayson Esteban
                                                                Jayson Esteban  2 weeks back

                                                                what a pro job

                                                                • Ar Sardar
                                                                  Ar Sardar  2 weeks back

                                                                  because of this video, i never unfollow you

                                                                  • Alan Haigh
                                                                    Alan Haigh  2 weeks back

                                                                    You need loads of coolant for cutting copper for obvious reasons!!!!!

                                                                    • Andreas Kuhn
                                                                      Andreas Kuhn  2 weeks back

                                                                      YOu need better tools!
                                                                      Have a look at WIHA or WERA fpr Screwdrivers, and KNIPEX for Cutters...

                                                                      • Mr.Grizzly
                                                                        Mr.Grizzly  2 weeks back

                                                                        i watched this right after the sketchy heatsink video and i gotta say, you guys are really improving haha

                                                                        • Mr.Grizzly
                                                                          Mr.Grizzly  2 weeks back

                                                                          he said good work....lol

                                                                          • Kind Stranger
                                                                            Kind Stranger  2 weeks back

                                                                            This worked first time with no hiccups?? Ok who are you guys and what did you do with LTT??

                                                                            • Josh Hockman
                                                                              Josh Hockman  2 weeks back

                                                                              Like like like like like, uh, like like like...

                                                                              • Mynty100
                                                                                Mynty100  2 weeks back

                                                                                Please make a clean window for this thing lol

                                                                                • IcedElectric
                                                                                  IcedElectric  2 weeks back

                                                                                  My engeneering is 10x better than this tbh i just figured out how to make an exoskeleton thruster useing air propeling leafblower type engines and useing center of mass on the spine of my own exoskeleton.

                                                                                  • crackerzNcheez
                                                                                    crackerzNcheez  2 weeks back

                                                                                    "And I don't know if these come off..."

                                                                                    Cut to angle grinder

                                                                                    • Scott M
                                                                                      Scott M  2 weeks back

                                                                                      If they sold this switch I would totally buy it

                                                                                      • Heavyhat
                                                                                        Heavyhat  3 weeks back

                                                                                        -"does it work faster?"
                                                                                        -"nope!"

                                                                                        • Jared Kaiser
                                                                                          Jared Kaiser  3 weeks back

                                                                                          0:40 Pulling a Chinese on the Chinese. WONDERFUL.

                                                                                          • Damian Cameron
                                                                                            Damian Cameron  3 weeks back

                                                                                            anyone know what that internal port is for?

                                                                                            • Google can suck my dick, I won't be using your fucking G+. GTFO

                                                                                              That was suprisingly successful!