Need ball park power and cooling requirements

Dean Johnson dtj at
Mon Sep 30 15:01:45 PDT 2002

On Mon, 2002-09-30 at 15:17, Timothy H. Keitt wrote:
> I'm setting up lab space and plan to build a small (8-16 node) cluster
> of dual Xeon nodes (Dell 2650 or equivalent). I need to give the
> engineers the power and cooling needed in the 6'x8' server room that
> will house the cluster. Any rules-of-thumb for what's required? Thanks.

A good ballpark, with decent margins, would be 300w per box. You need to
add things like monitors and switches too.


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