[Beowulf] /. Cooler room or cooler servers?
Robert G. Brown
rgb at phy.duke.edu
Thu Apr 7 15:05:16 PDT 2005
On Thu, 7 Apr 2005, Michael Will wrote:
> >lovely graph. alas, the numbers are pure fantasy. yes, I actually
> >did measure a dual xserve g5 (not heavily configured) and it was 200-210W,
> >quite comparable to dual-opterons and even dual-xeons.
> Thats dual 32bit xeons, the dual em64t xeon systems are more like 420W.
Wow, that's Hot. That's actually getting up there to the old alpha
boxen, per CPU. So 40 1U systems are order of 16 KW/rack? Five tons of
AC per rack? $400/year/box for power and cooling (or thereabouts)?
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