We Destr… Hydro Dipped a $1200 GPU!

  • Published on Jul 20, 2019
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Comments • 3 311

  • seth
    seth 12 hours ago +1

    Linus: "We painted this GTX 1060 but now we're gonna do it with a real GPU."
    Me: "I'm ready to upgrade to a fake GPU."

  • huh?
    huh? 22 hours ago

    linus you are a bad influence

  • Thugli
    Thugli Day ago

    Number 15: The last thing you'd want is paint in your cooling fans, but as it turns out that might be just what you're getting

  • Liam Nolan
    Liam Nolan Day ago

    Sick one, Look Trash though

  • Pompom Yourkey
    Pompom Yourkey 3 days ago

    this is so painful to watch

  • f~mandrek
    f~mandrek 4 days ago

    "You too can be this fast"
    -Linus Sebastian

  • Ewan Carter
    Ewan Carter 5 days ago +1

    in the title i thought that the 'we destr...' would be linus dropping the graphics card

  • PearlHitman69
    PearlHitman69 12 days ago

    apply some flex seal on it

  • Minethink 144
    Minethink 144 12 days ago

    2080 ti Asimov

  • ben hopkins
    ben hopkins 13 days ago

    Still waiting for that hydro dipped Case! ;)

  • FL3X beats
    FL3X beats 15 days ago

    i got a razer advert on this video and it said sitting on the fence makes ur ass hurt and i thought looking at the razer website makes ur bank account hurt

  • Kitten
    Kitten 15 days ago

    NUMBER 5:04:
    The last thing you'd want in your noctua cooling fans is someone's paint, but as it turns out, that might just be what you get

  • sKar
    sKar 20 days ago

    "I don't know why Asus glued their gpu shut."
    *Because NOBODY is going to go in their gpu but you!*

    WILFRED ALMEIDA 21 day ago

    Do giveaways

  • The OverSaturated Gamer

    “We’re just not recommending it............... speaking of things we recommend” oh Linus

  • Accuracy
    Accuracy 22 days ago

    today's video is sponsored by *skips 20 seconds*

  • Daniel Souza
    Daniel Souza 25 days ago

    That looks like crap to be honest Linus

  • notthere83
    notthere83 25 days ago

    "Why they would do this?" - to keep you from hyrdro dipping, obviously. :)

  • Carter Mathison
    Carter Mathison 27 days ago

    Nobody. Linus: [a-soos]. Me: [ace-us].
    IDK man i think its just personal preference to pronounce the way i do.

  • Joshua Fisher
    Joshua Fisher 27 days ago

    Soooo what you're telling me here is...when I void the warranty and open my expensive graphics card open to liquid metal thermal paste the processor anyways...that I should also hydro dip its' enclosure? I like the way you think!

  • MRzHiT
    MRzHiT 27 days ago

    I love hydro dipping

  • Goncalo Madeira
    Goncalo Madeira 27 days ago

    Double dip dat chip

  • Anton W.
    Anton W. 28 days ago +1

    *Linus:* *heats up metal with a heatgun
    *Touches it
    *also Linus:*
    *"Ouch, that's hot!"

  • Glaander
    Glaander 28 days ago

    is shadow of the tomb raider, not rise of the tomb raider ;)

  • matéo osorio lobato
    matéo osorio lobato 28 days ago

    That Segway has been done before usclip.net/video/dQw4w9WgXcQ/video.html

  • Victor Ov
    Victor Ov 28 days ago

    N95 mask is your friend.

  • GLobDeli
    GLobDeli 28 days ago

    I never questioned Linus' opinions until this day when I watched him say it doesn't look bad...

  • Drackxeon
    Drackxeon 28 days ago +1

    Setting up the graphics of a graphics card. That's true customization.

  • fried stuff
    fried stuff 28 days ago

    yeah lets hydrodip 2.5 times my pc

  • Dr Strange
    Dr Strange 29 days ago +2

    how about this, you give me a rtx 2080 ti, and i'll give you my gtx 1080 oc dual gpu

  • holdorf333
    holdorf333 Month ago

    Removing contaminants with iso alcohol...and bare hands

  • sokarash
    sokarash Month ago

    Was that first card a ASUS 7800GT? I had one of those, that was the best bang for the buck card of its time.

  • Anthony Arnold
    Anthony Arnold Month ago +1

    Also painting 101...your fingers have oil on them

  • Bean 3333
    Bean 3333 Month ago

    God help us all,

  • Jacob Tennant
    Jacob Tennant Month ago +7

    Dear Linus: please use dark mode, it is not helping my headache lol

  • Roast Lord
    Roast Lord Month ago

    This was painful to watch, you needed a lot more paint

  • on4sax
    on4sax Month ago

    hydro dipping. goes on to drown every piece entirely instead of only dipping the surface lightly into the paint. also who preps hydrodrip with spraypaint...

  • Arizona is Tasty
    Arizona is Tasty Month ago

    guys if robots take over the world just paint them

  • Black Phantom
    Black Phantom Month ago

    Linus: Todays video brought to you by
    Me: fast forward 20 seconds!

    rT.NTJTGAMING Month ago

    What GPU did you throw in the water? 😳😳

  • Clutch Cu
    Clutch Cu Month ago +1

    I am soooooooooooooooooooooooo sad. I've been looking for a cheap good gaming pc then I see this guy hydro dipping something more expensive than a pc that part of a pc

  • Jrlomay0616
    Jrlomay0616 Month ago

    Modern Alchemist

  • WaZe
    WaZe Month ago

    When spraying the water do many sprays of each color, aim the spray in the center and don’t move when spraying and repeat so you get like a tree log pattern or a target shape. Then take a toothpick and go through all the layers so it looks like the new pewdiepie pattern

  • icomplainaloot
    icomplainaloot Month ago

    if i did this i would just yeet the gpu in there

  • TheSkepticSkwerl
    TheSkepticSkwerl Month ago

    So cool. Wish I had a hydro dipped 2080ti for my opencl projects.

  • XTC
    XTC Month ago

    That looks like shit

  • nexxusty
    nexxusty Month ago

    This isn't how you hydro dip a $1200 item.
    SMH guys.... really. I spend more on hydrodipping $200 Transmitters for drones.... Really, massive fail.

  • JusstzY Musics
    JusstzY Musics Month ago

    Instructions unclear, RTX stuck in the Radiator from my cooling setup :(

  • Leemer
    Leemer Month ago

    Linus... You know you shouldnt inhale spray paint?

  • Dani For
    Dani For Month ago

    ok what is your fkin problem dude

  • B3TA Reaper
    B3TA Reaper Month ago


  • Matt Schutzman
    Matt Schutzman Month ago

    5:09 maybe because they didnt think someone was going to hydro dip a gpu...

  • trayvens dextra
    trayvens dextra Month ago


  • Domisbot
    Domisbot Month ago

    Seems like Linus has done this before


    Haha, that ended up ugly AF :D

  • venom XL
    venom XL Month ago +1

    How to not get rgb fan
    Me: logical solution get non rgb fan

    Linus: my logical solution is wast $50 extra to get rgb
    and then paint the rgb fan
    Me: face palm
    Me: this is how you tubers live like

  • Frizzフレディ
    Frizzフレディ Month ago

    LEDS?!? I Thought they were RGBS?

  • NateOh513 •
    NateOh513 • Month ago

    you did a great job linus

  • Dragonmoth
    Dragonmoth Month ago

    You need WAY more paint than that Linus.... That card DON'T look good, that was some shitty hydro dipping xD

  • Nooster 125
    Nooster 125 Month ago

    U forgot to bleep 10:40 haha