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July 7, 2010

Google Patents Liquid-Cooled ‘Server Sandwich’

Rich Miller

Has Google adopted liquid cooling for its servers? The company isn’t saying, but it has patented a design for a “server sandwich” in which two motherboards are attached to either side of a liquid-cooled heat sink. The design is among a number of Google patents on new cooling techniques for high-density servers that have emerged since the company’s last major disclosure of its data center technology in April 2009.

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