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Energy Efficient Processors

Inside Facebook's Prineville data center, you can literally feel the energy efficiency of the processors with your hands. Intel's Sven Haugan (right) and Ritchie Rice are standing inside what is sometimes called the "hot aisle" of a server room -- the back of the racks where fans vent warm (or even hot) air from inside each server.


Intel Free Press story: A Peek Inside Facebook's Oregon Data Center. Tens of thousands of energy-efficient servers handle the deluge of data generated by more than 800 million users.

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Taken on January 18, 2012