Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
For the out-of-band Slashdot experience (mostly headlines), follow us on Twitter, or Facebook. ×

Was Thomas Edison Right about DC Power? 545 545

Declan McCullagh writes "Everyone knows the alternating vs. direct current wars ended with Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla. But now DC power is being seriously considered for data centers. DC advocates say that plugging servers into AC power is inefficient, and switching to DC cuts down on waste heat and component failure. The University of Florida has even bought 200 DC servers."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Was Thomas Edison Right about DC Power?

Comments Filter:

"May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house." -- George Carlin

Working...