[rescue] Digest Why not to use an Atom as a Server

leaknoil leaknoil at charter.net
Wed Jan 18 22:10:25 CST 2012

On 1/18/2012 8:01 PM, chase rayfield wrote:
> I've seen a lot of people thinking about getting Atom severs  ... why not get
> one of these new AMD systems similar wattage and much higher ram limit 8/16GB
> whereas 2Gb is pretty much the fair on Atom boards. A friend of mine has been
> quite happy with his E-350 system I think he has 2-3 TB of storage

I would think 16gb of ram and 3tb of disks would pretty much negate any 
worries about how much power the cpu is drawing. Unless you're talking 
some giant cluster super computer thing.

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