[rescue] A fast *and* quiet SPARC system?
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Fri Mar 7 07:18:21 CST 2014
On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 8:13 AM, Toby Thain <toby at telegraphics.com.au> wrote:
> On 07/03/14 5:48 AM, Michael-John Turner wrote:
>> I'm in the process of rationalising my vintage Sun collection and finding
>> new homes for the systems I no longer use (older Ultra 60s, etc).
>> That said, I'm keen on acquiring a more modern SPARC system for home use.
>> Ideally, I'd like something that's reasonably fast (certainly faster than
>> dual 450 U60) and not too noisy. I see that T1000/T2000 systems are dirt
>> cheap these days and would certainly be fast enough for my needs, but I
>> think they fail the "quiet test" quite miserably.
> That is correct, the 1RU rack mounts are among the loudest systems possible.
> I have two X2100's here and you certainly don't want to be in the same room.
> The Niagara systems sure would be nice though...
I need to stop being a lazy ass and figure out the power supply
pinout for my v210 so I can put it in a case with a nicer/quieter fan.
>> Is there such a thing as a fast *and* quiet SPARC system? OS support isn't
>> an issue as I'd be happy running *BSD on it (and OpenBSD supports pretty
>> much everything SPARC these days).
>> Cheers, MJ
>> Michael-John Turner b" mj at mjturner.net b" http://mjturner.net/
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