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Cold Plate Cooling

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Sounds like: "cold plate cool-ing"

Cold plate cooling, also known as direct-to-chip cooling and liquid-to-chip cooling, is a type of liquid cooling that replaces the traditional air-cooled heat sink with a liquid-cooled heat sink. A heat sink is a device component that absorbs and dissipates heat.

In this form of cooling, a liquid-cooled cold plate is attached to the processors and transfers heat from the chip to the plate. Cold plate cooling only cools the processors, air cooling is still needed to cool the other device components.

What are the Benefits of Cold Plate Cooling?

The key benefits of cold plate cooling for high-density deployments include:

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