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Server Room Vlog Series

Thanks to the following partners for providing the parts used in this project!

 

Cableorganizer.com (organization):
Cable Organizer wire loom: http://geni.us/lTp0lR8
Cable Organizer network cables: http://geni.us/sJQtI
Cable Organizer wire wraps: http://geni.us/We4B

 

Bonded Logic (insulation):
Bonded Logic Ultratouch: http://geni.us/B6YGP8
Bonded Logic Shipping Solutions: http://geni.us/nRNOPb

 

Protocase (Custom Vent Cover):
Protocase: http://geni.us/sZP075C


Ubiquiti Networks:
AC HD Access Points: http://geni.us/Z9oA

 

Our server room is a MESS. Let's fix that.

 

 

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BLUE CAAAAAAAAAAAAAABLESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

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Can someone please tell me what Linus was using to clean the servers as I have been looking for something like that for a while.

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Linus Tech Tips: we put our EMO buttons on the floor, in places you walk.

 

Edit: just realized a lot of people won't know that EMO stands for Emergency Off.  All industrial equipment and server rooms and shit have EMO's.

Workstation:  12900KF @ 5.2Ghz || MSI Pro-A Z690 DDR4|| EVGA FTW3 3090 1000W || G.Skill 3866 4x8GB || Corsair AX1500i || whole-house loop.

LANRig/GuestGamingBox: 9900nonK || Gigabyte Z390 Master || ASUS TUF 3090 650W shunt || Corsair SF600 || CPU+GPU watercooled 280 rad pull only || whole-house loop.

Server Router (Untangle): 8350K @ 4.7Ghz || ASRock Z370 ITX || 2x8GB 3200 || PicoPSU 250W, running on AX1200i || whole-house loop.

Server Compute/Storage: 10850K @ 5.1Ghz || Gigabyte Z490 Ultra || LSI 9280i-24 port || 4TB Samsung 860 Evo, 5x10TB Seagate Enterprise Raid 6, 4x8TB Seagate Archive Backup ||  whole-house loop.

Laptop: HP Elitebook 840 G8 (Intel 1185G7) + 3060 Thunderbolt Dock, Razer Blade Stealth 13" 2017 (Intel 8550U)

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11 hours ago, bryanwagg said:

whats wrong with blue cables?

I am pretty sure they were showing their excitement for the blue cables and didn't meant it like why blue cables.

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Aren't there a few more partners mentioned - Ubiquiti was the one I noticed? Really looking forward to seeing the rest of the series - is the next one going to be tomorrow or more like next week? LOVE seeing you guys do more server stuff - keep it up!

2 hours ago, nicklmg said:

Thanks to the following partners for providing the parts used in this project!

 

Cableorganizer.com (organization):
Cable Organizer wire loom: http://geni.us/lTp0lR8
Cable Organizer network cables: http://geni.us/sJQtI
Cable Organizer wire wraps: http://geni.us/We4B

 

Bonded Logic (insulation):
Bonded Logic Ultratouch: http://geni.us/B6YGP8
Bonded Logic Shipping Solutions: http://geni.us/nRNOPb

 

Protocase (Chassis):
Protocase: http://geni.us/sZP075C

 

Our server room is a MESS. Let's fix that.

 

 

 

Main rig: CPU: Intel Core i5 6600k | GPU: EVGA GTX 1070 (FE) | Mobo: Asus Z170-A | RAM: 16GB 2666MHz Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 | Storage: 512GB Crucial SSD (Win10), 128GB SanDisk SSD (Win7), 500GB WD Blue (Linux Ubuntu) | Case: Corsair 400C |

Laptop: 2013 MacBook Pro 13" - Core i7 dual core | 16GB DDR3 | Intel Iris Pro

NAS: Synology DS916+ | Synology DS415play

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4 minutes ago, Gunner23 said:

Aren't there a few more partners mentioned - Ubiquiti was the one I noticed? Really looking forward to seeing the rest of the series - is the next one going to be tomorrow or more like next week? LOVE seeing you guys do more server stuff - keep it up!

 

Each of the partner products comes in at some point during the 3-part series :)

 

Ep. 2 should come this weekend, with Ep. 3 coming later next week!

Sign up for Floatplane. Do it. It's fantastic.

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2 hours ago, TheSnakeyGamer said:

Can someone please tell me what Linus was using to clean the servers as I have been looking for something like that for a while.

Presumably it was just a small air compressor, something like this.

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1 minute ago, anothertom said:

Presumably it was just a small air compressor, something like this.

I wasn't sure what could be used pressure wise... don't want to get something too powerful in case it breaks something.

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3 minutes ago, TheSnakeyGamer said:

I wasn't sure what could be used pressure wise... don't want to get something too powerful in case it breaks something.

You can adjust the max PSI output usually. That being said, I use the blower end of a shop vac without issue.

 

Oh, if you use a compressor, you might consider a inline filter so any water in the compressor tank don't spray onto components.

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19 minutes ago, scottyseng said:

You can adjust the max PSI output usually. That being said, I use the blower end of a shop vac without issue.

 

Oh, if you use a compressor, you might consider a inline filter so any water in the compressor tank don't spray onto components.

 

Ok thank you, you have any idea of what PSI I should set it to? Just thinking will something like a camping bed pump work, something that is simple and won't be too expensive if you get me.

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29 minutes ago, H0R53 said:

This may be of help to Linus to get his server room organized:

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Things of beauty.

 

 

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Come Bloody Angel

Break off your chains

And look what I've found in the dirt.

 

Pale battered body

Seems she was struggling

Something is wrong with this world.

 

Fierce Bloody Angel

The blood is on your hands

Why did you come to this world?

 

Everybody turns to dust.

 

Everybody turns to dust.

 

The blood is on your hands.

 

The blood is on your hands!

 

Pyo.

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Honestly, Taran has been on fucking point this week with the editing. This week has had some of the funniest LTT vids in a long time. Good job Taran.

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1 hour ago, TheSnakeyGamer said:

Ok thank you, you have any idea of what PSI I should set it to? Just thinking will something like a camping bed pump work, something that is simple and won't be too expensive if you get me.

I tend to prefer 100-120 so it sprays harder, but if you want to be safe, drop it to 80 and below.

 

However, I'm not sure if a camping bed pump will be fast enough on the recovery (It's very easy to drain a small tank compressor). You might end up angry at the recharge time for the compressor. It depends on how fast the recovery is for that compressor.

 

If you want the cheap manual way, this works mostly well for most tasks. I usually use this to clean my laptop heatsink (Yeah, I know it's for camera lenses):

https://www.adorama.com/gtrabm.html

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8 minutes ago, LucidMew said:

Honestly, Taran has been on fucking point this week with the editing. This week has had some of the funniest LTT vids in a long time. Good job Taran.

Who says it was all Taran? :P unless I missed a huge hint

The ability to google properly is a skill of its own. 

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This was the most exciting video for months, I actually feel suspense. 

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Instead of just using a passive approach of dust filters on the cabinet / rack. (I assume from the clips in the video) Why not add a HEPA air filter to the room to more actively remove and clean the dust from the air? 

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18 minutes ago, Silverasd said:

Instead of just using a passive approach of dust filters on the cabinet / rack. (I assume from the clips in the video) Why not add a HEPA air filter to the room to more actively remove and clean the dust from the air? 

If LTT did things logically, we wouldn't have half of the content that we do.

Come Bloody Angel

Break off your chains

And look what I've found in the dirt.

 

Pale battered body

Seems she was struggling

Something is wrong with this world.

 

Fierce Bloody Angel

The blood is on your hands

Why did you come to this world?

 

Everybody turns to dust.

 

Everybody turns to dust.

 

The blood is on your hands.

 

The blood is on your hands!

 

Pyo.

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21 minutes ago, Silverasd said:

Instead of just using a passive approach of dust filters on the cabinet / rack. (I assume from the clips in the video) Why not add a HEPA air filter to the room to more actively remove and clean the dust from the air? 

Wait till part 3. Filtering the room, probably not an option at that point.... (also you can see parts 2 and 3 if you join Floatplane)

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