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Flexible FAN Control in Servers

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000013952D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Dec-05
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Problem to Solve: In recent PC based servers, there are several portions to be cooled down. Fig. 1 shows the typical structure of such servers: there are mainly three portions to be cared in the thermal point of view: 1) CPU, 2) Power Supply, 3) Option Cards (N/W cards, RAID cards, and so on). Pow er Supply Option C ards CPU FA N s