[Beowulf] Innovative liquid cooling

Jörg Saßmannshausen j.sassmannshausen at ucl.ac.uk
Thu Feb 28 02:12:44 PST 2013


Dear all,

we are currently seriously looking into that (see my previous posting) and if 
I get the go-ahead the system should be running this summer.

We are planning to convert 5 clusters which will bring down the energy 
consumption from 41 kW (electricity, probably same amount again for cooling) 
to a mere 7 kW (including cooling) and more computational power due to newer 
hardware as well (Sandybridges).

So watch this space for more information and pictures. :-)

All the best from London

Jörg

On Thursday 28 February 2013 10:00:42 Hearns, John wrote:
> I think this has been discussed here before, but it is a pretty innovative
> product:
> 
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