[rescue] A fast *and* quiet SPARC system?

Mauricio Tavares raubvogel at gmail.com
Fri Mar 7 13:54:35 CST 2014

On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 2:46 PM, Phil Stracchino <phils at caerllewys.net> wrote:
> On 03/07/14 08:13, Toby Thain wrote:
>> On 07/03/14 5:48 AM, Michael-John Turner wrote:
>>> 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 a
>>> 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 have to note that I find my X2200M2 quite reasonable.  It's certainly
> considerably quieter than the 1U single-P3 firewall system that just
> died recently.  And the [defective] DL320G2 that was sent to me as a
> potential replacement was a screaming, howling banshee, louder than
> everything else in my rack put together.
      How quiet is a v250?
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