[Beowulf] Innovative liquid cooling

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Feb 28 04:03:37 PST 2013


On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 10:12:44AM +0000, Jörg Saßmannshausen wrote:
> 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

Joerg, can you tell us which type of Novec
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Novec_1230 ?)
does this use, and what is the price point?

I've worked with 3M Fluorinert before (for PLV), 
and that was price prohibitive for nontrivial setups.


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