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Thermoelectric Cooling is a Bad Idea

August 11, 2019 admin 0

Sign up for Private Internet Access VPN at Vincero Watches’ 5th-anniversary sale is on now at People keep emailing us saying “Hey Linus, you should look at Peltier Coolers!” – and I’ve finally given in, so here is a video about why it’s a bad idea. Buy Noctua NH-U12A: On Amazon: On Newegg: Discuss on the forum: Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: Get Private Internet Access today at Displate metal posters: Linus Tech Tips merchandise at Linus Tech Tips posters at Our Test Benches on Amazon: Our production gear: Twitter – Facebook – Instagram – Twitch – Intro Screen…


Liquid Cooling the Ryzen 5 2600X – Is It Worth It?

August 6, 2018 admin 0

Is it worth replacing the stock cooler on the Ryzen 5 2600X with a 240mm Liquid Cooler? Game and Non-Game Tests Included! Floatplane (Early Access & No Ads) Ryzen 5 2600X — @Amazon — @NewEgg ASUS ROG Strix X470-F — @Amazon — @NewEgg 240mm Liquid Coolers — @Amazon — @NewEgg As noted in the video, if you’re serious about more CPU performance, don’t buy a better cooler until you’ve bought the best CPU in a given line, in this case, the 2700X: Ryzen 7 2700X — @Amazon — @NewEgg Note: Yes a 240mm or 280mm Liquid Cooler will allow for…


$4 Liquid cooling block test

January 3, 2017 admin 0

We tested the cheap cooling blocks to see if the anodized surface impeded the cooling efficiency. Anodizing is known to have a lower thermal conductivity than aluminum, but does a thin layer affect the performance of a cooling block? These cooling blocks can be obtained on ebay for a few dollars – example: