[rescue] Real amp draw of E3000

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Thu Sep 21 08:46:05 CDT 2006

On Sep 21, 2006, at 9:38 AM, William Enestvedt wrote:

> Can anyone suggest what load a Sun Enterprise 3000 really draws?
>    The Sun docs and System Handbook web pages say it requires a 15 amp
> circuit (duh) but I can't find an actual figure on what the maximum or
> average figure are.

I think, based on my experience with an E4000, that you should budget 
750W available for when it starts, and about 400W to 500W continuous. I 
think 340W continuous was what the E4000 used with 8x250Mhz CPUs, 5-6GB 
and a few internal disks.

This is all from memory, though.


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