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Installing the Thermaltake Water 2.0 All-in-One LCS

  • Episode 248
  • June 19, 2012
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Robbie and Hillary go a little over-time with a realtime installation of the Thermaltake Water 2.0 liquid cooling system in place of a stock CPU fan.

This episode is sponsored in part by: Eco Alkalines, Garden Gate Farms and Cordery Electric.

Topics Covered:

  • Robbie Ferguson and Hillary Rumball present from the Category5 studios in Barrie, Ontario.
  • Greetings to new viewers.
  • Send in your Viewer Postcards.
  • Hillary was in an all-girl band recently.
  • {play 10:16}Viewer Questions
  • Viewer Question: I'd like to be able to control my computer fans in Linux. It's easy in Windows but I can't find the settings in Linux. Any suggestions?
  • Obtaining lm-sensors' fancontrol and reading up about how to use it in the forums.
  • Viewer Comment: Thanks for answering my question about having no sound on my Ubuntu system—your answer fixed it for me. I had to reinstall Ubuntu because VirtualBox had all my settings greyed out, but no problem.
  • VirtualBox prevents hot swapping virtual hardware.
  • Viewer Question: I created a site using the div tutorial you gave on Episode 245. Is there a way to set that so the text will be scrollable within the div area, and stay within the area?
  • Grabbing Lorem Ipsum text from lipsum.org.
  • Making a div support scrolling text using overflow:auto;
  • {play 22:17}Top Stories from the Category5.TV Newsroom.
  • Some thoughts about our hydro in the studio and how wonderful it is to have it well done during a power storm.
  • {play 31:28}Feature: Taking a much closer look at the Thermaltake Water 2.0 all-in-one liquid cooling system with CPU waterblock.
  • What sets the Water 2.0 apart from other LCS systems - no having to refill. Ever.
  • Grounding yourself by touching an unpainted area of your "plugged in" (grounded) computer case.
  • Removing your stock CPU fan to replace it with a more efficient waterblock.
  • Cleaning the thermal compound from your CPU left over by the old CPU fan.
  • Replacing your CPU cooler mounting hardware with the Thermaltake Water 2.0 bracket.
  • Installing the water block on your CPU using the provided mounting hardware.
  • Robbie missed a step in the instructions. But no big deal; he can fix it.
  • Take your time, be patient and gentle. that way if things don't work out quite as you'd planned, you can easily fix it.

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  • Host: Robbie Ferguson
  • Co-Host: Hillary Rumball

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