[rescue] Sun systems

Aaron Finley nerp at atfinley.com
Thu Oct 11 13:10:15 CDT 2007

wa2egp at att.net wrote:
> -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: Peter Corlett <abuse at cabal.org.uk>
>> On Wed, Oct 10, 2007 at 08:28:17AM -0500, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> [...]
>>> One other thing to keep in mind, the Ultra 2 uses "only" 350 watts of
>>> power, and in these days of killowatt PCs, that "almost" low-power...
>> FWIW, my x86 servers typically draw about 90-120W.
>> My Ultra 30 is too noisy and power-hungry to consider running 24/7.
> Hnmmm....my Ultra 30 draws only about 110-120 watts.  No that much
> more.  BTW, I measured it.  :)

I think people are confusing the number of the sticker on the power 
supply with how much the system actually draws. I have never seen a 
system draw more than one "bar" of my 1400VA UPS.

-- Aaron

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