[Beowulf] Interesting google server design
greg at blekko.com
Thu Apr 2 09:20:53 PDT 2009
On Thu, Apr 02, 2009 at 10:11:07AM -0400, Prentice Bisbal wrote:
> Or it could be because they make motherboards that convert 12 VDC to 5
> VDC on the motherboard.
All Itanium and some other x86 boxes take a single 48V input to the
mobo. I talked to a mobo designer once and he claimed that there was
no power savings to be had doing this. Beats me, mon.
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