[rescue] IBM xSeries 345 noise?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Nov 8 23:33:30 CST 2006

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.
> (if it is, I need to find me one of those old noise-isolator cabinets that
>  they used to put printers in...)

It's not bad, but I wouldn't want to have it next to my bed.  In the 
machine room, though, it wouldn't stand out.  It has a lot of fans, so 
they all tend to run slower.

Peace...  Sridhar

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