Technical Forum 2011 – Qualitative Analysis of Cooling Architectures

01 March, 2011 | Presentation

Michael Patterson, Ph. D., Intel

In this presentation on the comprehensive study of cooling architectures, the qualitative aspects of various cooling strategies are reviewed. This includes attributes such as current usage and availability, efficiency, reliability, equipment architectures, and standardization and acceptance. The architectural strategies are looked at in different levels from air-flow management, to equipment placement, to heat rejection. The session also covers differences in air and water cooling and provide attendees with the latest information on the advantages and disadvantages of cooling architectures.