Scientist: Using air to cool computers is inefficient

The scientist from Leeds University who is testing a new liquid cooled computer server says the system has huge potential. Dr Jon Summers from the School of Mechanical Engineering has been telling our reporter James Webser why the new system makes more sense than using air as a coolant.

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New wet computer tested

Scientists in Leeds are testing a new 'wet computer' which uses a specially engineered liquid to cool that components, rather than traditional fans which use much more energy.