[Gllug] (OT) Server spec for 100W power consumption

Garry Heaton garry at heaton6.freeserve.co.uk
Thu May 17 09:14:49 UTC 2007

Anthony Newman wrote:
> Garry Heaton wrote:
>> I'm looking to build a 1U server which won't need more than 100W under load 
>> in order to keep my colo costs down. Maybe go with a dual core Opteron but 
>> I'm not sure which factors contribute most to power consumption:
> One of those chips alone will use in excess of 100W at full tilt. Disks 
> probably require 15-20W a piece if they're working hard (that is a guess 
> though).
> You might have to reduce your aspirations a little :)
> Ant

Thought I might have to. So what would your bog standard 1U consist of to 
keep it under 100W?


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