[Beowulf] /. Cooler room or cooler servers?

Michael Will mwill at penguincomputing.com
Thu Apr 7 18:49:28 EDT 2005


Mark Hahn wrote:

>>No mention of PowerPC which runs far cooler (1/2?) than Intel/AMD:
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>except that it doesn't.
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>>http://www.terrasoftsolutions.com/products/apple/power-useage.pdf
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>lovely graph.  alas, the numbers are pure fantasy.  yes, I actually
>did measure a dual xserve g5 (not heavily configured) and it was 200-210W,
>quite comparable to dual-opterons and even dual-xeons.
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Thats dual 32bit xeons, the dual em64t xeon systems are more like 420W.

Michael
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