[Beowulf] Interesting google server design

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Thu Apr 2 12:31:11 EDT 2009


On Thu, Apr 02, 2009 at 10:11:07AM -0400, Prentice Bisbal wrote:

> Or it could be because they make motherboards that convert 12 VDC to 5
> VDC on the motherboard.

All Itanium and some other x86 boxes take a single 48V input to the
mobo. I talked to a mobo designer once and he claimed that there was
no power savings to be had doing this. Beats me, mon.

-- greg



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