[rescue] [geeks] IBM xSeries 345 noise?

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Wed Nov 8 23:26:26 CST 2006

On Wed, Nov 08, 2006 at 11:21:58PM -0600, Bill Bradford wrote:
> I need to find out how loud an IBM xSeries 345 (dual 2.4Ghz Xeon,
> model 8670) is.  It's NOT on the "complete specs" sheet at 
> http://www-03.ibm.com/servers/eserver/education/cust/xseries/xref.html.
> Anybody know?  I need to find out if its too loud to run at home.

Found it in the service manual.

Acoustical noise emissions:
Declared sound power, idle: 6.5 bel
Declared sound power, operating: 6.5 bel
Bystander sound pressure, idle: 48 dBa
Bystander sound pressure, operating: 48 dBa

Bill Bradford 
Houston, Texas

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