more duals athlons...

alvin at Maggie.Linux-Consulting.com alvin at Maggie.Linux-Consulting.com
Fri Jul 27 00:01:31 EDT 2001


hi ya

blowers that pull air from the top or bottom is worthless
wehn the 1U is stacked...40 per cabinet...

blowers that have to squeeze air between 1" of space
between teh power supp and memory is also not good enough...

how does the air flow into and out of the cpu area...

c ya
alvin
http://www.linux-1U.net


On Thu, 26 Jul 2001, Joel Jaeggli wrote:

> If you've seen one, do the blowers draw air through the bottom of the
> case? or are they simply low profile blowers and they draw air channeled from
> the front...
> 
> stacked in a 41u rack I could see the peak draw being order of 12Kw maybe
> less, which would mean you's have to dump something 4tons of ac capacity
> into a space that's at most only 70 cubic feet...
> 
> 
> 
> On Thu, 26 Jul 2001, Ted Becker wrote:
> 
> > Hi Joel,
> >
> > I just tried one of these out.  In a 90 degree room it shut down in 15
> > minutes.  I would not do anything with these yet.  I highly doubt that if
> > you stacked these in a rack they would last an hour.
> >


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