Tech brief: Chilled out

Workstation shoppers might consider Alienware Inc.'s new Aurora ALX computer, which includes the new Liquid Chilled Quad Nvidia SLI Graphics subsystem. The graphics module uses a technology called MTEC from CoolIT Systems, which chills liquid below ambient temperature to keep the Nvidia's four graphical processors from overheating. Liquid chilling isn't new, but the ability to chill four GPUs is. Alienware was recently bought by Dell Inc

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Joab Jackson is the senior technology editor for Government Computer News.

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