RS: [Beowulf] Cluster newbie, power recommendations
award at uda.ad
Wed Mar 22 06:24:00 PST 2006
I have done this for several years. If you remove the video card, CD/DVD units and other power consumers, leaving just a single hard disk and network, a modern PSU in this range is well capable of handling at least two motherboards. Another question is if it worth your time to either source a Y cable or (ouch!) start splicing and soldering cables ...
On Sun, Mar 19, 2006 at 07:09:42PM -0600, Eric Geater at Home wrote:
> My greatest question, though, revolves around power distribution. It seems
> kinda weak to simply use one PSU per motherboard, especially if I take the
> time to devise a cabinet in which to operate the goodies. Is it possible to
> run maybe two or three motherboards off a single power supply, given that
> the amount of known power committed to run a mobo is light, compared to the
> total workload of the average 350w PSU?
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Beowulf