[Beowulf] 96 Processors Under Your Desktop

Gerry Creager n5jxs gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Wed Sep 1 14:21:47 PDT 2004

Mike wrote:
> On Wed, 01 Sep 2004, John Hearns wrote:
>>On Tue, 2004-08-31 at 22:49, Jim Lux wrote:
>>>Depends on where you are and what the incremental kWh rate is.
>>>There was some discussion a while back on the list of what the electricity
>>>cost to move heat is.. maybe 10-20% of the heat you're moving?  That is, it
>>>takes 200W to move a kilowatt of dissipation out of the room.
>>I seem to recall proposals to build large computing facilities in the
>>Arctic? Just leave the doors open for cooling, and cheap hydro generated
>>power. Can anyone else remember this?
> Instead of bugs you'd have penguins?

Already got 'em.

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