Dual Athlon MP 1U units

Ben Ransom bransom at ucdavis.edu
Sat Jan 26 12:02:37 EST 2002


Are PFC (power factor correction) power supplies standard, or something 
special wrt providing only required power and therefore less heat?  A 
vendor told me that a dual 1900 Athlon on Tyan 2466 mboard can be run in 1U 
if done with a 300w PFC power supply.  Do they know some great secret, or 
are they stretching physics?

PS:  AMD shows one vendor's case approved with the Athlon MP running at all 
available clock speeds, i.e. that would include 1900+
-Ben Ransom


At 02:30 AM 1/26/2002 -0600, you wrote:
>Velocet wrote:
> >
> > Whats the power dissipation of running dual 1.2 GHz Mp's? How about for
> > 1.33Ghz regular athlons in non-SMP configs as comparison? (As well, how 
> much
> > heat comes off typical power supplies to run these systems?)

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