Cheap mainframe or mini's? WAS RE: Re: [SunRescue] OT: AS/400 help
GLeblanc at cu-portland.edu
Fri Aug 25 15:17:28 CDT 2000
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave McGuire [mailto:mcguire at neurotica.com]
> Sent: Friday, August 25, 2000 1:11 PM
> To: rescue at sunhelp.org
> Subject: Re: Cheap mainframe or mini's? WAS RE: Re: [SunRescue] OT:
> AS/400 help
> On August 25, apotter at icsa.net wrote:
> > > Later-model VAXen (4000/300 or 4000/400 for example) are nice,
> > > quiet, pull very little power (compared to other minis)
> > So, how much power does the home model Cray pull anyway?
> My whole computer room currentyl runs from two 5KVA UPSs...The Cray
> J90 alone loads one to about 40% and the other to about 25%. It's
> split across the two UPSs for connector availability reasons.
> Smaller systems can pull less power...the YMP-EL family, for
> example...but they're nowhere near as fast as the J90.
What would be a ballpark on a J90 class machine on the used market?
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