[Beowulf] Opteron cooling specifications?
kewley at gps.caltech.edu
Fri Apr 28 14:13:58 PDT 2006
On Friday 28 April 2006 08:18, Bruce Allen wrote:
> You can also require
> that (example language) 'when system is fully loaded the CPU temperature
> must be at least 10 Celsuis below the CPU manufacturers maximum
> recommended operating temperature'.
That might work if the vendor is providing the entire room environment in
addition to the computer hardware, but not if they're only supplying the
computer hardware. Temperature of the CPU depends directly on ambient
temperature (which involves the HVAC units) and airflow patterns (which
involves the room and rack designs).
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