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Re: [SLE] help/advice with setting up low power server
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2006 22:28:53 +0200
  • Message-id: <e1u9e5$nd9$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cody Nelson wrote:

> That many HD's, because of raid 5.

The smallest RAID5 array only takes three. To save even more power,
just go RAID1 without loosing redundancy.

> I need a different mobo that can mound in a normal ATX case, so I
> might as well get a low power one, sicne this is a always on computer,
> 25 watts less could save 50$ a year, not much but would pay for the
> new mobo/cpu.

I'm not sure what to recommend - what you're trying to save in one end,
you're throwing away in the other.

/Per Jessen, Zürich

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