Asetek® RackCDU™ Liquid Cools NVIDIA Tesla K20 GPU Accelerators

Asetek will Display Liquid Cooled NVIDIA Tesla K20 GPU Accelerators at SC12 in Salt Lake City

Asetek Inc., the world’s leading supplier of liquid cooling solutions for computers, announced today that its hot water, direct-to-chip RackCDU liquid cooling systems will cool NVIDIA® Tesla® K20 GPU accelerators and that these cooling solutions will be on display at SC12.

Asetek direct-to-chip technology captures heat directly into liquid and removes it from the data center in an all liquid path. Asetek liquid is 4000 times more efficient as a coolant than air. With this efficiency, Asetek RackCDU makes deploying high density racks more practical at a data center scale while simultaneously reducing data center cooling energy consumption by over 50%. Density is particularly important in HPC/supercomputing applications where large numbers of servers work simultaneously on the same problem and maintaining short communication paths between servers is critical to the overall performance of the supercomputer.

“Asetek RackCDU direct-to-chip liquid cooling focuses on removing heat from the hottest locations in servers and GPUs are a key hot spot,” said André Sloth Eriksen, Founder and CEO of Asetek. “The liquid cooling enabled NVIDIA Tesla K20 is groundbreaking because for the first time NVIDIA will make liquid cooling possible on a fully warranted Tesla GPU Accelerator.”

“The Tesla K20 accelerator is designed for high performance and extreme power efficiency,” noted Sumit Gupta, general manager of Tesla accelerated computing at NVIDIA. “Asetek’s solution for Tesla K20 enables OEMs and ODMs to add liquid cooling to select NVIDIA GPUs with lower cost and faster time-to-market than engineering their own solutions.”

Asetek will display its liquid cooling solution for NVIDIA Tesla K10 and K20 GPU accelerators at SC12 in booth #4045. The booth will also include a full display of Asetek’s groundbreaking hot-water, direct-to-chip RackCDU liquid cooling systems. SC12 is being held in Salt Lake City, Utah – November 12-15.

About Asetek
Asetek is the world leading provider of energy efficient liquid cooling systems for data centers, servers, workstations, gaming and high performance PCs. Its products are used for reducing power and green house emissions, lowering acoustic noise, and achieving maximum performance by leading OEMs and channel partners around the globe.

Asetek’s products are based upon its patented all-in-one liquid cooling technology with more than 1.3 million liquid cooling units deployed in the field. Asetek cooling technologies are available to DIY and enthusiast builders through Intel® and other enthusiast brands. Founded in 2000, Asetek is headquartered in San Jose, California with offices in Denmark, China and Taiwan. For more information, visit

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