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Dell finds liquid cooling tech on eBay, now wants you to buy it
06
Jun
2016

Dell finds liquid cooling tech on eBay, now wants you to buy it

Dell says it's keen on water cooling because it's cheap: data centres nearly always have a cooling tower that lower the temperature of water so it is sensible to put that cool water to good use. But most water-cooled rigs have secondary pumps and/or distribution units that further cool the water before sending it to a rack. Those pumps consume electricity and make heat, two things you want to do less of in a data centre