[Beowulf] 96 cores in silent and small enclosure

Jonathan Aquilina eagles051387 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 7 09:58:59 EDT 2010


sry for another post but i just got an idea. im not sure if you have seen
that you tube video of a guy who put his whole setup in a fish tank and was
using cooking oil i believe to cool everything. would be interesting to see
the 2nd cluster put into a big enough tank and cooled with oil.

On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 3:57 PM, Jonathan Aquilina <eagles051387 at gmail.com>wrote:

> how much would something like this go for?
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 3:56 PM, Jon Tegner <tegner at renget.se> wrote:
>
>> In this case we have large "home made" heat sinks, I'll put up more
>> pictures when I get the time. You can check other designs at
>>
>> www.renget.se/gallery.html
>>
>> In contrast to our "Second cluster" on that site, which is completely fan
>> less, this has two large fans. By using the fans one can get adequate
>> cooling in a smaller box (than what would be possible without fans).
>>
>> When I get the time (when?) I intend to do combined cfd/heat flow
>> simulations of our designs (have a PhD in numerical analysis).
>>
>> Eventually we hope to market this.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> /jon
>>
>>
>> On Apr 7, 2010 15:34 "Jonathan Aquilina" <eagles051387 at gmail.com><eagles051387 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>> is one of you an engineer? how well does the air flow in the case. what
>> gets air into and out of the case if there are just only 2 fans on the
>> box? you guys ever consider marketing this product?
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 1:08 PM, Jon Tegner <<tegner at renget.se>> wrote:
>>
>> > We (me and my brother) have been into silent computing, and clusters,
>> > for quite some time now. We just recently designed and built a unit
>> > equipped with 4 supermicro boards (H8DMT) and 8 cpus. In the actual
>> > unit the cpus are Opterons with 6 cores each, but it would be easy
>> > enough to switch to cpus with 12 cores.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > The box are of dimensions 40x42x58 cm, so it is reasonably small. Two
>> > large and silent fans are used to cool the system.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > For a picture of the unit check
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > http://www.renget.se/bilder/redBox.jpg
>>
>> >
>> >
>> > Comments on this?
>> >
>> >
>> > /jon
>> >
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