[rescue] E450 free for pickup in 84094

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Wed Feb 27 09:49:22 CST 2008

On Wednesday 27 February 2008 04:06, Jonathan Groll wrote:
> How much higher is the electricity consumption of an equivalently
> loaded E450 (ie. two CPUs only) when compared with an U60/80? Has
> anyone measured this? For me power consumption is now the most
> critical factor when accepting free machines for home use (and its
> summer here in the southern hemisphere, I really don't want extra
> heat right now!).

I doubt it's much higher assuming you have the same processors, memory, 
and disk.  I haven't measured this, however.  E450s aren't all 
that "dense" as far as power consumption goes, perhaps unless you fill 
them with 15kRPM disks and high-power PCI cards or something ;)

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