Our best effort still SUCKS - Sketchy Heatsinks 3

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Comments • 80

  • GM Kof hard
    GM Kof hard Day ago

    I don't think it was possible for me to cringe so hard.

  • calltheriot
    calltheriot 2 days ago

    Linus seems like a Dick in this video

  • hugh janus
    hugh janus 2 days ago

    Was the thumbnail recently changed?

  • UnknownGaming
    UnknownGaming 2 days ago

    Did Alex get a haircut while recording this video?

  • David Antonio
    David Antonio 2 days ago

    I clicked on this video and the ad that showed up was the one from pulseway with Linus haha

  • Zach Hickman
    Zach Hickman 3 days ago

    yall do know that friction is a thing right?

  • dialNforNinja
    dialNforNinja 4 days ago

    But can the Thermaltake View 71 Snow accommodate the sublime beauty that is the LMG-SH mkIII?

  • bigchance392
    bigchance392 5 days ago

    ok everyone hear me out now aluminum foil heatsink with cooler pipes built in

  • FlamingGold
    FlamingGold 5 days ago +1

    Why does Alex waste so much money

  • InsanePorcupine
    InsanePorcupine 5 days ago

    You guys should make a heat sink that is just a giant block of ice and hang the computer above the ice so the melt doesnt go on the mobo.

  • Rajdeep Bhattacharrya

    Well, nothing much here. Just Linus with his two most expensive employees

  • Enize CA
    Enize CA 6 days ago

    You can't fit in a case though

  • Travis Lavanway
    Travis Lavanway 6 days ago

    i feel like they could of make it look alot nicer.

  • AlbySpace
    AlbySpace 9 days ago

    Ask thisoldtony for help

  • Marcus Christensen
    Marcus Christensen 9 days ago

    you can solder heatpipes just fucking fine, thats what they do in laptops.

  • chickensfloat_ on_dirtbikes

    Boy im glad i have access to a whole machine shop whenever i need it at the age of 16. They really need a milling machine.

  • Håkon T.
    Håkon T. 12 days ago

    4:42 I guess they sent an ambulance just in case. XD

  • Byron Young
    Byron Young 12 days ago

    Why do they have all of this equipment sitting around?

  • big b0ss
    big b0ss 15 days ago

    Your engineer is a piece of shit noobie.

  • OLDschoolGaming Unlimited

    why not just get a casting set and have linus do it xD

  • Shannon Fleet
    Shannon Fleet 17 days ago +1

    Please dont use gloves when using a sanding belt 😱

  • Damaskilo
    Damaskilo 19 days ago

    If bending isn't working... Why bend the heat pipes in the first place?

  • Scooterman8846
    Scooterman8846 20 days ago

    It pains me to watch the tool usage in these videos. Wish I could show you the proper tools to do this safely

  • Da A
    Da A 20 days ago

    Be careful who you hand those blank checks for tooling to, they might just go and hand it off to a company like Hass and then you’ll be in trouble.

  • Daniel K
    Daniel K 20 days ago

    Learning by doing. With proper knowledge you wouldn't be so unsure of the craftmanship.

  • Grumbel Bumbel
    Grumbel Bumbel 20 days ago

    Let a mechanical engineer do the work for you instead.

  • Jagrofes
    Jagrofes 23 days ago

    Lmao, this is like the Kyber pass of computer cooling.

  • AntennaAngel
    AntennaAngel 25 days ago

    I'm sure you guys were aware back in '18 and all but I found out you can order custom heat pipes at the shape and size you want and I kind of want to try now

  • Timeward
    Timeward 27 days ago

    And this is why, when a man asks for a cnc station, if you can afford it, you give a man a cnc station.

  • sonjaya maulana
    sonjaya maulana 28 days ago

    We need more sketchy heatsing again

  • Hai Nguyễn Văn
    Hai Nguyễn Văn 28 days ago

    You should use sillicon paste to stick the aluminium fins

  • Paul Baker
    Paul Baker 29 days ago

    You pay him to do this.... Fire him and get a time served machinist that knows wtf hes doing...... Its costing you money

  • Paul Baker
    Paul Baker 29 days ago

    Typical engineer good on paper and not a clue what to do with his hands

  • chemicallust77
    chemicallust77 29 days ago

    Bandsaw and milling machine...those 2 tools will save about a million hours of labor...lol...seriosly...buy them

  • lupusprobitas
    lupusprobitas 29 days ago

    I just watched a be quiet! video where they actually did solder the heatpipes in at the factory, so they shouldn't really explode, or at least not in the design be quiet! uses:

  • Adam Woroniuk
    Adam Woroniuk Month ago


  • Alexi Games
    Alexi Games Month ago

    if they collabed with the hacksmith they could make this a legit product

  • Anson Ang
    Anson Ang Month ago

    should used copper base

  • oSo
    oSo Month ago

    I bet these guys won't change their own tire... I feel sick now

  • Jeff Bankston
    Jeff Bankston Month ago

    Just saw this but did they factor in build time in dollars and add it to the cost ?

  • Aidan MaKinster
    Aidan MaKinster Month ago

    Did Alex try and use a wood chisle to knock off a chunk of aluminum🤦‍♂️ time stamp 7:08

  • Prorodders 55
    Prorodders 55 Month ago

    Your not meant to use gloves with grinders

  • Ryan m
    Ryan m Month ago

    Alex reminds me of sanji

  • Peteris Goldsteins
    Peteris Goldsteins Month ago

    Looking at this is painful - the machining work is awful

  • Alex Gibson
    Alex Gibson Month ago

    I need to know more about the laser cutter at 4:03 - who made it? Looks like OpenBuilds frame DIY?

  • JAHomeRenos
    JAHomeRenos Month ago

    You can't solder the copper pipes because they will explode? Apparently you don't work with copper lol Those pipes could more then withstand being soldered to the fins.

    • JAHomeRenos
      JAHomeRenos Month ago

      @Derek aka Derek And were still able to withstand a spot solder to the heat fins. Don't speak about shit you don't know!

    • Derek aka Derek
      Derek aka Derek Month ago

      they're not just copper pipes. they're heat pipes. They have liquid and maintain a vacuum inside of them.

  • Ahmad Sameja
    Ahmad Sameja Month ago

    this guy is js soo incompetent. linus should fire his ass

  • drippingwax
    drippingwax Month ago

    I love how these are computer guys, but I am envious of all of their woodworking equipment.

  • SoylentGamer
    SoylentGamer Month ago


  • pinoy skeptic
    pinoy skeptic Month ago

    millennials cant even change a light bulb, how can they even make a cpu heatsink?

    • Håkon T.
      Håkon T. 12 days ago

      I've probably been trolled by replying to this, but not everyone, quite few actually in my generation fits into the millennial stereotype. If I could afford a proper milling machine I could easily make a simple heatsink out of an aluminum or copper block.

  • TheInquisitor
    TheInquisitor Month ago

    Who the hell uses lube while drilling aluminum? That’s like heating your knife before cutting butter...sure it works but completely unnecessary.

    • Håkon T.
      Håkon T. 12 days ago

      Not necessary, but it can keep aluminum residue from building up on the drillbit.

  • Samuel Wang
    Samuel Wang Month ago

    Im amazed the patience Linus gave for this project , and still trying to be positive AF ~ XD

  • x9x9x9x9x9
    x9x9x9x9x9 Month ago

    Random comment on a random video: I used to not like this channel. It just never covered things I like. I mean it had a general concept but it wasn't specific. I also just never liked Linus. I thought he was a douche but over the years I have been subbed I have grown to like the guy and the content more. I also missed these videos because I never cared to watch. But damn is this good content.

  • matthew green
    matthew green Month ago +1

    These Frankenstein builds are the best content ever. woot!!

  • yoyofargo
    yoyofargo Month ago

    Sketchy Heatsinks 4, going to the junkyard and cutting out a car radiator and putting it in a loop.

  • socz3wka
    socz3wka Month ago

    rev.: 3, this is great guys, where can I buy it online? :) I can easily pay shipping costs!

  • AllradKarre
    AllradKarre Month ago

    9:10 best boss ever

  • Robert Marais
    Robert Marais Month ago


  • Devon Johnson
    Devon Johnson Month ago

    Bruh literally just buy a mill lol. Save so much time and way better product

  • SmartK8
    SmartK8 Month ago

    This heat-sink will sell like HOT cakes.

  • Traian Ionita
    Traian Ionita Month ago

    I'd like to see a Noctua CPU base (direct heat pipes on CPU), but with the heat pipes leading to a water cooled heat exchanger. That should give the best of both worlds, capability to take a quick thermal load with a minimal spike in temperatures (Ryzen 7 3700x - temperature spikes were considerably lower for me with air cooling, but were s*** under sustained load), combined with water's greater thermal capacity that should help greatly under lengthy sustained load.
    But noooo, instead we get 90's cooling technology with RGB plastered all over. Call me old, but I get more immersive computing when my PC is not literally an attention whore.

  • Barret Privateer
    Barret Privateer Month ago

    You do apply the lube while it spins

  • DonLabs
    DonLabs Month ago

    think the heatpipes you used are like half the length as they normally are going all way from top of heatsink and curve around the block and back up the other side with the whole bottom of the pipe as part of the block mating face. thats why a 6 heat pipe cooler looks like it has 12, they are a big U shape

  • Pr00ch
    Pr00ch Month ago +9

    "Some of them are tighter than others. This one's pretty loose" - Great dating advice from Linus

  • mygudnis
    mygudnis Month ago

    I'm still waiting for the final product

  • CrazyC0d3r
    CrazyC0d3r Month ago

    why not melting aluminium and cast the heatsink that way?

  • Bound4Earth
    Bound4Earth Month ago

    Why wouldn't you just hire a machinist? They do exist and would easily obtain usable results. No offense to Alex, but his mechanical skills are literally shit.

  • misterPAINMAKER
    misterPAINMAKER Month ago

    Do PART 4 plz

  • Joe Shmo
    Joe Shmo Month ago

    Dude I'm sorry but stick to things that are plug and play. You guys are cringy AF at building things.

  • JAb jAb
    JAb jAb Month ago

    7:51 A moment of silence

  • Ryun Hwa
    Ryun Hwa Month ago

    As a Metal Engineer, this was funny and hurt my eyes at the same time. Love it! :D

  • David G
    David G Month ago

    They bought a cheap bender. A good one is correctly aligned.

  • Charli’s Channel
    Charli’s Channel Month ago

    Braze pipe to fin

  • Charli’s Channel
    Charli’s Channel Month ago

    He can do things just enough to get into trouble

  • Charli’s Channel
    Charli’s Channel Month ago

    He is so inept. Pay for him to apprentice with a real fabricator

  • Kopsu
    Kopsu Month ago +1

    You know you're dealing with professionals when the angle grinder has a label "angle grinder" on it.

  • Bengal Gaming
    Bengal Gaming Month ago

    Watching Linus doing these cooling ideas before CNC machines and after it was A BIG DIFFERENCE

  • jhon doe
    jhon doe Month ago

    A band saw would have been quicker then grinding it

  • Marco Puichiță
    Marco Puichiță Month ago

    Sketchy Heatsinks PornHub edition

  • Jan Kindl
    Jan Kindl Month ago

    i never had an intel. but 60°C on idle? for real?!? xD xD OMG! LOL