BBC News – Supercomputers ‘will fit in a sugar cube’, IBM says

A pioneering research effort could shrink a supercomputer to the size of a sugar cube, IBM scientists say.

The approach will see many computer processors stacked on top of one another, cooling them with water flowing between each one.

The aim is to reduce computers’ energy use, rather than just to shrink them.

Some 2% of the world’s total energy is consumed by building and running computer equipment.

via BBC News – Supercomputers ‘will fit in a sugar cube’, IBM says.

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