Power requirement for Athlon-MP diskless nodes

Greg Lindahl lindahl at conservativecomputer.com
Tue Jun 26 12:08:19 EDT 2001


On Tue, Jun 26, 2001 at 11:40:43AM -0400, Thomas R Boehme wrote:

> We are currently planning to buy a new Athlon-MP cluster
> I know AMD recommends a 460W power supply, but I am wondering if a less
> powerful power supply (e.g. 300W) would be enough for a diskless node. Any
> experiences or educated guesses?

A typical modern drive consumes six to eight watts.

g (my dash is busted :()
 

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