watercooled pe2850 (we all like pictures...)

Kuba Ober kuba at mareimbrium.org
Sun Oct 21 02:40:13 CDT 2007

On Thursday 18 October 2007, michalwd1979 <michalwd1979 at o2.pl> wrote:
> Hello,
> To everyone who want to see the server: It is now on: 
> http://www.lazyfrosch.de/hardware/watercooled_dell as well as on Faris
> Raouf side:
> www.cymrul.net/[nameofimage]
> Thanks Faris, no I don't have anything against putting the pics there.
> Main source of noise are SCSI disks now. Main fan runs on very low rpm and
> I also reduced the speed of internal PSU fan. You can barely hear the fans
> from 2-3m. All box with hdds is like a quiet normal PC you can easily work
> directly on it. I am living alone.... my room is rather workplace rather
> then normal living room.
> Old fans at full speed can use up to 90-100W of power, less on reduced
> speed. Efficiency of PSU is poor - it uses about 30-40W idle.

Idle = power off, or idle = taken out of the server? If the former, then 
you're not taking into account everything that goes on in a modern server :)

How do you measure the power?

Cheers, Kuba

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