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    Default Tiny Jet Engines For Cooling

    Hewlett-Packard has adapted jet engines from radio-controlled model jets to force out heat in some of their servers. EDFs as they are called for short, Electric-Ducted Fans, pack some serious cooling power for processors.

    http://www.techreview.com/read_artic...92&ch=infotech

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    Although they may provide serious cooling, I'd have to see some dB tests before even thinking of using them.

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    Well, large servers aren't known for their quietness...so I'd imagine its pretty loud. It must sound like a damn air compessor...well, thats a worst case senario, but still.

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    well if its a jet engine it would sound most likely like maybe a jet

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