[rescue] Sun E450's

Toby Thain toby at telegraphics.com.au
Thu Nov 10 17:52:53 CST 2011

On 10/11/11 1:40 PM, Vintage Coder wrote:
> That's a lot of power. I don't believe my quads with the 1.062GHz CPUs draw anywhere near that. They have dual 860W PSUs but can run on one. I don't have a wattmeter to check.
> The 440 is loud, but it's more tolerable than a 210 because the fans are bigger and less shrill.
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> I seem to remember them drawing around 1100 watts under normal load with
> 1 480mhz cpu. I am sure the 440 are louder.  I don't remember the 450's
> being particularly loud. It's been awhile though. My last one got sent
> to the scrappers because I couldn't even find anyone to rescue it.

They are not very loud. I ran mine (4 x 450MHz, 3.5GB RAM) last night to 
test some SPARC64 builds. Very nice machines.


> On 11/10/2011 8:50 AM, Vintage Coder wrote:
>> Can they be any worse than my 4-way 440s or any louder ;-)
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