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AC vs. DC Power Distribution for Data Centers - Revision 5

@inproceedings{Rasmussen2008ACVD,
  title={AC vs. DC Power Distribution for Data Centers - Revision 5},
  author={Neil Rasmussen},
  year={2008}
}
DC power distribution has been proposed as an alternative to AC power distribution in data centers, but misinformation and conflicting claims have confused the discussion. A detailed analysis and model show that many of the benefits commonly stated for DC distribution are unfounded or exaggerated. This paper explains why high efficiency AC will likely emerge as the dominant choice for data center power distribution. Executive summary > 

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