Average heat dissipation for servers

Michael E Brown michael_e_brown at dell.com
Wed Aug 29 15:07:01 CDT 2001

Wow! It sounds like you need the Dell Rack Advisor(tm)! Click here:
http://support.dell.com/us/en/filelib/download/index.asp?fileid=r31656 to

It's our most carefully hidden treasure, here at Dell. I know what it is
and it still took me nearly 10 minutes to figure out how to get to it. I
don't know how our IT guys manage to hide this stuff so well. :-)

Seriously, though. I think this utility gives stats for heat and such. Try
it out and report back to the list if you find it useful...


On Wed, 29 Aug 2001, Jeremy Stoltz wrote:

> I couldn't find this info on Dell's web site. We are in the process of
> setting up a few racks where we will be using 20+ Dell 1550's in each rack.
> We are concerned with the amount of heat this many servers will generate. Is
> the average heat dissipation for Dell's servers listed anywhere? I would be
> very interested in seeing some numbers for the 1550, 6450, and 8450.
> Thanks,
> Jeremy
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Michael Brown
Linux OS Development
Dell Computer Corp

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