Phone Water Cooling is REAL! But does it work?

  • Published: 11 June 2019
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  • Kyle Logan
    Kyle Logan  3 hours back

    Soo, to take another item everywhere i go, such as, a radiator, with a fan on it, tubes.. Why would anyone want this lol. Fck luggin round all that shit. I mean, being a PC freak my whole life, phones today, for example, samsung galaxy s10. Are powerful asf. And dont get very hot. The only way to avoid cooling issues in the future as cpus get more powerful, is to redesign them. Light....

    Light based processing. Its in the works... Light doesnt produce heat. Atleast, only the source would and for a CPU it wouldnt need a lot. Theres a few of these in development, intels doing it, AMD is doing it, SinTech AU is doing it, i dont beleive qualcomm is but anyways.

    At the moment theres only one thats fully functional but its a big mess. Its physicall big like a chip the size of a car bonnet. Many wires around hanging round. Of course todays CPUs were once in a similar state. Light travels muuuuuch faster than electricity in a silicon based CPU. Lights instant, atleast at that distance to the next "transistor or whatever they will be called" It wouldnt suprise me if this actually is around but companies are so money hungry today theyl hid tech for tomoro just to get rid of todays stuff. But who knows. How i got from watercooling to that idk. Wait, yes, cause well, no heat, light isnt effected by heat, youd have a chip, with no heatsink at all. And crysis will run at 78,000 FPS lol

    • Atthar Shobari
      Atthar Shobari  2 days back

      Another way to turn off your phone

      Turn it off

      • sonny_69
        sonny_69  3 days back

        "if you're an avid mobile gamer"- *clicks away from video*

        • Michael Forbis
          Michael Forbis  4 days back

          I’m sorry but this whole thing is just ridiculous.

          • Richard Kelbe
            Richard Kelbe  4 days back

            I dont know why, but the odd ball videos like this are often my fav

            • toluschr
              toluschr  5 days back

              Phone gaming xd

              • XxOAtraxOxX
                XxOAtraxOxX  5 days back

                Linus, this type of waterblock are usually used in Chinese Farming phone usage. They use watercooled phones because they are charging all the time and loading spam for make money. I think it’s not designed for Mobile usage.

                • Yooo
                  Yooo  5 days back

                  Using iPhone and sharing internet, downloading games, phones too hot to hold. Iv used watercooler onmy phone over an year now, chill 40-50°c, definitely worth it

                  • Skizzits2
                    Skizzits2  6 days back

                    Lol this mans got a banna stand

                    • Maverick Hargrave
                      Maverick Hargrave  7 days back

                      Who games on the phone? Android games suck balls.

                      • Janak Poojary
                        Janak Poojary  7 days back

                        No other phone(/heater) in the market could make a better prop for this video than a s10+😂😂

                        • Asmit Rawal
                          Asmit Rawal  1 weeks back

                          ORRR YOU COULD JUST PLAY UNDERWATER

                          • xXGhostIsHereXx
                            xXGhostIsHereXx  1 weeks back

                            You guys should make a water cooling fitting for the phone with bigger tubing. Not that there would be much difference at all since that one already seems to work, but it would be an interesting project, and would show a more practical use case scenario where someone could essentially just pop on a case and go for long mobile gaming sessions without throttling performance loss.

                            • Trey B
                              Trey B  1 weeks back

                              I'm thinking this is for app game farmers.

                              • Ultimate Gamer
                                Ultimate Gamer  1 weeks back

                                Why am I even watching this? LOL!

                                • Ian-Devon Lewis
                                  Ian-Devon Lewis  1 weeks back

                                  that advert. buying your privacy from a company that you dont know lol

                                  • Jackson warnick
                                    Jackson warnick  2 weeks back

                                    Never hace had it because i have an iphone X

                                    • Max Newell
                                      Max Newell  2 weeks back

                                      the question is who the FUCK plays games on their phone

                                      • Sam Doubet
                                        Sam Doubet  2 weeks back

                                        Does this mean you'll find a phone that you can fit a cooling plate on the inside of the phone and cut holes in its chasis? Then overclock the processor and see how far you can boost it? That could be cool!

                                        • Luca trapani
                                          Luca trapani  2 weeks back

                                          now use that to keep the phone cool while using samsung dex and doing some demanding tasks.

                                          • GK PinkyDemon
                                            GK PinkyDemon  2 weeks back

                                            your own hands heat the phone i think its not fair to benchmark it on a cold surface

                                            • Cheeze
                                              Cheeze  2 weeks back

                                              Watercooled sink

                                              • Joshua Allen
                                                Joshua Allen  2 weeks back

                                                For as much heat transfer as water has, you don't need the radiator. The water pump on its own should be enough for a week's worth of gaming from a phone at least.

                                                • Geo Monkey
                                                  Geo Monkey  2 weeks back

                                                  @linus tech tips is red magic 3 a real water cooling ??

                                                  • Brian Gibson
                                                    Brian Gibson  2 weeks back

                                                    So.... I may be wrong, but didnt you run the first round of tests with the phone laying on the table, with the back literally just on that pad or whatever it was the entire time.. Then the second round of tests you had the phone in your hand and in the air, and not on the pad. Maybe the phone was cooling better because it wasnt laying on the pad like the first round of tests?

                                                    • Captensomethin
                                                      Captensomethin  2 weeks back

                                                      What app did he use to show his cpu usage

                                                      • DavijoMan
                                                        DavijoMan  2 weeks back

                                                        Is there a big crossover between people who game on their phone and people who would have the technical ability to install this eyesore?

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                                                          There is actual water cooled phones

                                                          • Andy Roid
                                                            Andy Roid  2 weeks back

                                                            Or you can try to play in your freezer

                                                            • ThErEaLdOcToRcHeEsE
                                                              ThErEaLdOcToRcHeEsE  2 weeks back

                                                              just wait 1 more year, there will be external gpus for phones

                                                              • viper9cz
                                                                viper9cz  2 weeks back

                                                                Now you can play Mafia City at 60 fps.

                                                                • Benson Tamang
                                                                  Benson Tamang  2 weeks back

                                                                  Your a genius

                                                                  • Artorius The'Bear
                                                                    Artorius The'Bear  2 weeks back

                                                                    I think a heatsink with a fan would do just as much, be a couple centimeters thick and potentially dry your fingers with the exhaust air.
                                                                    I've got a Motorola Moto so a Mod would be a simple snap on with a battery and fan and heatsink. It would be very easy to make.

                                                                    • T FootBaller
                                                                      T FootBaller  2 weeks back

                                                                      5:44 packing tape! Motherpacker!

                                                                      • L M
                                                                        L M  2 weeks back

                                                                        In this video and others you endorsed Pulseway and in the enforcement you said that on of the devices you could control was Mac OS. Based on your recommendation I stalled Pulseway. After a couple hours they called me to talk about the free trail. They informed me that Pulseway does not support Mac OS.

                                                                        • J Co
                                                                          J Co  2 weeks back

                                                                          Unless you have a galaxy note 7 this is pointless

                                                                          • sean juth
                                                                            sean juth  2 weeks back

                                                                            I may be biased. But you could just dunk the phone in cold water

                                                                            • Cheezy Simmons
                                                                              Cheezy Simmons  2 weeks back

                                                                              I NEED THAT!!!!!!!!

                                                                              • Henul R
                                                                                Henul R  2 weeks back

                                                                                Video starts 8:06

                                                                                • Radi0he4d1
                                                                                  Radi0he4d1  2 weeks back

                                                                                  I've bought a passive cooling heatsink for my Daydream VR, the games have never run so well.

                                                                                  • Mohd Ashwani
                                                                                    Mohd Ashwani  2 weeks back

                                                                                    U r crazy as i m bro...keep going god bless U 💙 💙

                                                                                    • ska hu
                                                                                      ska hu  3 weeks back

                                                                                      I have a mobile phone, because Is mobile and with that thing on the back Is not, so what do i Need It for??

                                                                                      • Jäger The Fäger
                                                                                        Jäger The Fäger  3 weeks back

                                                                                        Linus can you show me how to water cool my louis vuitton microwave

                                                                                        • z4x tech
                                                                                          z4x tech  3 weeks back

                                                                                          But isn't it's back panel glass

                                                                                          • Kevin Ferreira
                                                                                            Kevin Ferreira  3 weeks back

                                                                                            i guess it could be used to hold a display phone at a booth or store if its running all those high quality photos all day

                                                                                            • Ordinary Boy
                                                                                              Ordinary Boy  3 weeks back

                                                                                              It should be 15 minute of "playing" not "gaming" 😂 😂

                                                                                              • Richard P 765 Dyxrytru
                                                                                                Richard P 765 Dyxrytru  3 weeks back

                                                                                                tech video in kichen... like why not.!

                                                                                                • Coda
                                                                                                  Coda  3 weeks back

                                                                                                  *_Can't you just download More Cooling Programs?_*