quote: Seems to me like it still takes cold water, it's just that it is not dumping the hot water after that but instead using it to heat things that would otherwise need their own heating system (or am I reading that wrong?) If that's the case - calling it a "hot water cooled" system is kinda misleading. I thought they had figured out some new way to cool down the processor by using hot water by looking at the title.
quote: Completed in July 2012, the new LRZ supercomputer is the most powerful one in Europe, and is a member of the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE).
quote: At the same time, by ditching traditional air cooling for a coolant, which tolerates temperatures of up to 113 degrees Fahrenheit, or 45 degrees Celsius to allow power costs to be cut by up to 40 percent over a traditional air design, by cutting the power consumed by cooling to around a fifth of the levels used in traditional designs.