We’ve featured DIY Perks’ unbelievable builds earlier than, together with an enormous TV that was shiny sufficient to make use of outdoors. Matt’s newest construct is one thing a bit nearer to dwelling although: he is taken a Sony PlayStation 5 and made his personal slim model of it. Obviously, it is nothing so simple as rehousing it in a brand new case, there’s an entire feat of engineering on show right here.
As he factors out in the beginning of the video, Sony normally releases a slim model of its consoles just a few years down the road, though given the sheer measurement and age of the PS5 it could be some time but. Not one to attend, Matt units about constructing a machine that is simply 2cm thick, with the assistance of a water-cooling system that may be hidden out of sight. Spoilers, he manages it and certainly builds a PS5 slim that’s simply 1.9cm thick.
As ever with these builds, there are many cool issues to be careful for which might be related to PC modders. It’s the creation of the customized water cooling system that stands out essentially the most. Unhappy with utilizing a normal water-cooling block he decides to create his personal system, and finally ends up utilizing a sandwich manufactured from three sheets of copper to make customized channels. The resultant plate is tremendous skinny and works a appeal.
It’s value watching the entire video to see how he goes about it, and the way he solves numerous issues alongside the way in which. Be warned although, this is not an affordable construct, with the sheets of the copper costing as a lot because the console itself, and there are many different prices alongside the way in which, not least of which is an oven for melting the solder on these copper sheets.
The finish consequence may be very spectacular, particularly when he turns it on for the primary time. Well, there’s one closing drawback able to journey him up, however as soon as that is sorted (involving a spare PS5, no much less), the slim PS5 is up and operating. You even get some temperature studies from the machine, which show it operating notably cooler than the unique PS5.
By the tip of the video, I am unable to assist however desire a PC this skinny.