[Beowulf] Innovative liquid cooling
prentice.bisbal at rutgers.edu
Fri Mar 1 12:44:27 PST 2013
On 03/01/2013 02:00 PM, Mark Hahn wrote:
>> For future reference, I just looked up these thermal conductivities:
>> Air : 0.024 W/m-k (at 298K)
>> Water: 0.58 W/m-k (at 300K)
>> Mineral oil: 0.162 W/m-k
>> 3M Novec 7000: 0.075 W/m-k
> H2 is 0.168 at 25C. *that* is what we should all be cooling our
> clusters with!
Think of how much we'd save by not needing to reinforce the raised
floors. Heck, we wouldn't even need raised floors, just some tie-downs.
Mercury is even better. It's a nice round "8" and it's really easy to
clean up when it spills, too.
> yeah - weird collection. salmon and silver; raw potato and portland
>> I went with the 3M Novec because it looked like "7000" was written on
> good spotting!
> thanks, mark.
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