Need ball park power and cooling requirements

Laurence Liew laurenceliew at yahoo.com.sg
Tue Oct 1 11:34:48 EDT 2002


take 300W / 0.29 = 1034BTU/hr

Your engineer should be able to figure the cooling requirement then.

Cheers!
Laurence

Dean Johnson wrote:
> On Mon, 2002-09-30 at 15:17, Timothy H. Keitt wrote:
> 
>>I'm setting up lab space and plan to build a small (8-16 node) cluster
>>of dual Xeon nodes (Dell 2650 or equivalent). I need to give the
>>engineers the power and cooling needed in the 6'x8' server room that
>>will house the cluster. Any rules-of-thumb for what's required? Thanks.
>>
> 
> 
> A good ballpark, with decent margins, would be 300w per box. You need to
> add things like monitors and switches too.
> 
> 	-Dean
> 
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