1650 power consumption.
steve at neptune.ca
Mon Jan 13 21:17:01 CST 2003
Im trying to see if I can get away with using 2 of the baytech rpc 28's
which will offer 40 outlets @ 60 amps max.
They have a sequential power-up system on-board for recovering from a
On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, jason andrade wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Jan 2003, Steve Mickeler wrote:
> > Can anyone let me know the average current utilized by a dell 1650 with 2
> > power supplies ?
> > 2 x 275W power supplies = 550W
> > 550W / 220V = 2.5 amps.
> > 2.5 amps * 40 servers in a rack = 100 amps
> > Im guessing (hoping too) that they dont suck 2.5 amps for 7*24
> > Any info ?
> you can get some information from the dell "rack adviser" utility
> which you can find by searching through downloads on the dell support
> in reality i've found i can make an estimate of between 50-75% of
> rated power for 24*7 operation, so it will probably need 50-75 amps.
> but you would still need to budget for more than that for when you
> are powering the systems up unless you have installed them with
> a staggered powerup system.
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