Phone Water Cooling is REAL! But does it work?

  • Published: 11 June 2019
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Comments • 5 282

  • Atthar Shobari
    Atthar Shobari  20 hours back

    Another way to turn off your phone

    Turn it off

    • sonny_69
      sonny_69  2 days back

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

      • Michael Forbis
        Michael Forbis  3 days back

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

        • Richard Kelbe
          Richard Kelbe  3 days back

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

          • toluschr
            toluschr  4 days back

            Phone gaming xd

            • XxOAtraxOxX
              XxOAtraxOxX  4 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  4 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  5 days back

                  Lol this mans got a banna stand

                  • Maverick Hargrave
                    Maverick Hargrave  6 days back

                    Who games on the phone? Android games suck balls.

                    • Janak Poojary
                      Janak Poojary  6 days back

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

                      • Asmit Rawal
                        Asmit Rawal  7 days back


                        • xXGhostIsHereXx
                          xXGhostIsHereXx  7 days 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  1 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?

                                                      • 10,000 Subscribers With No Videos

                                                        There is actual water cooled phones

                                                        • Andy Roid
                                                          Andy Roid  2 weeks back

                                                          Or you can try to play in your freezer

                                                          • miaowzerz
                                                            miaowzerz  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  2 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  2 weeks back

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

                                                                                      • z4x tech
                                                                                        z4x tech  2 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?_*

                                                                                                • 爆姗辣酱Sayonara
                                                                                                  爆姗辣酱Sayonara  3 weeks back

                                                                                                  Does anyone know the background music of 8:05 ? qwq