new dells

Joel Jaeggli joelja at
Wed Jun 19 13:47:07 PDT 2002

I assume that like the compaq ml380 they use the delta 80cfm 5700rpm 80mm 

a regular 80mm fan is around 20-24cfm 1900rpm and draws .30 amps at 12v 
these things are more like 1.35 amps...


On Wed, 19 Jun 2002, Mike Davis wrote:

> Does anyone have any experience with the new Dell 2650 Xeons? I bought 5
> of these for miscelaneous
> (web, database, etc) use and it seems that each of them is louder than
> the 64p Beowulf in the same room.
> The fans on these things sound like an alarm. I thought that I might
> have gotten bad bearings in the fan when
> I booted the first one, but they are all VERY loud.
> Mike
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