2U cases for dual MP1900+

Renato Silva rssr at lncc.br
Thu Aug 1 07:32:03 EDT 2002


Hi Folks
 We are having problems with heat  on a full tower.......
The problem is . Because the IDE power cables make a mess with the air flow
so the hot air  keep for long time in the case....

I  sugest a  more "clean " case to the fresh air can flow smothly.....

Good Luck

Renato Silva

alvin at Maggie.Linux-Consulting.com wrote:

> hi ya
>
> i claim ... that the same problem that occurs for
> 1U will also be a problem for cooling the cpus in 2U cases
>
> what you need to watch out for is to make sure the
> cpu fan has enough air gap between the fan and the cover
>
> 0.5" for 1U cases is sorta a minumum requirement so
> that the fan can do its magic in cooling the heatsink.
>         - most fans are just too close to the cover
>         and is just a noise maker ...
>
> mroe air gap above the fan is better ... and someplace
> where the air after hitting the cpu can go elsewhere...
>         ( something to suck the hot air off the heatsink
>
> have fun
> alvin
> http://www.linux-1u.net ... amd 1800+ of faster(?) in 1U ...
>
> On Wed, 31 Jul 2002, Robert J Hunter wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > The group I work with is building our own cluster.  So far we have had
> > heat problems with various rack-mount cases.  Does anyone have
> > suggestions for 2U rack-mounts to house dual MP1900+?  Ideally we
> > would like to shove a decent power-supply into the case (like an
> > enermax).
> >
> > Sincerely,
> > -RH
> >
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