Quantum understanding may spawn self-cooling computers

By Archean
Jul 31, 2011
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    Objects don’t possess entropy; observers do. So according to this theory, if two observers delete the same amount of data in memory and one has more knowledge of the data, that user perceives lower entropy and completes the deletion using less energy than the uninformed observer. An observer with perfect “classical” (as in classical physics) knowledge of the data could delete it with zero energy. But if observer and data shared quantum entanglement, the observer would have greater than complete knowledge and an entropy of less than zero. The result is that the deletion actually results in removing heat from the system. Of course, the quantum cooling theory is just that: a theory. It has yet to be tested, but conceptually it is entirely possible that quantum entanglement will help cool our supercomputers.
  2. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797   +116

    That setup looks ideal for a game of Crysis! :haha:
  3. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 5,681   +86

    Well I am watching Paul right now, so I'll consider the option of playing crysis on something like this at some other time. :p

    Okay, the good old crysis test, hmph ........ I think we need a newer and more graphically advanced game to push these computers to the limit.
  4. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 3,433   +143

    Auto auction spam bot above.
    I completely did not understand that paragraph.
    So, what does a self cooling computer do if a normal computer cools itself using it's own components? Do fans and heatsinks not count as self-cooled?

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