Submerging Servers In Oil

April 14th, 2007

Oil ComputerWhile it’s been known for some time now that computers can be cooled by submerging them in cooking oil, the linked article discusses a company trying to do this commercially with server racks. The oil doesn’t conduct electricity and is better than fans at transferring heat away from the computer components.

Link: http://www.newscientisttech.com/…
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