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5 major perks of direct liquid cooling in data centers

Data center power densities push air cooling to its limits. This white paper explains how direct liquid cooling (DLC) works, and digs into 5 key benefits:

  1. Energy Efficiency - DLC is far superior to air cooling, reducing power usage and energy costs.
  2. Performance - Ensures CPUs and GPUs operate at ideal temperatures for maximum output.
  3. Cost Savings - Lowers energy and maintenance costs, providing an economical cooling solution.
  4. Environmental Impact - DLC's efficiency aids renewable energy use and heat recapture.
  5. Scalability - Prepares data centers for the increasing demands of AI and edge computing.

Learn how DLC can transform data center operations in the full white paper.

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