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IBM Watercools Successor of Record-breaking Power6 Supercomputer

San Francisco (CA) - IBM announced the replacement for its record-breaking Power 570 supercomputer. However, the Power 575 is a bit more more than just a successor, since IBM decided that it cannot rely on air-cooling anymore and adopted water-cooling instead: To cool every one of the 16 sockets in the system, IBM uses water-chilled copper plates positioned on top of the Power6 CPUs.

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decapitator3208d ago

IBM am gods of processors confirmed.

Kakkoii3208d ago

Not record breaking..

People have pushed Pentium 4's past 5ghz using liquid nitrogen lol.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=...

DeadlyFire3207d ago

Even so if you start with processor at 5 Ghz the aim should be to get it to 6 Ghz or higher. Its not the first processor to touch 5 Ghz we all know that. I am more surprised that it has 32 cores so much sooner than the others and can still run at 4-5+ Ghz.