[Beowulf] power usage, Intel 5160 vs. AMD 2216

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Fri Jul 13 18:20:18 PDT 2007

On Sat, 14 Jul 2007, Chris Samuel wrote:

> On Sat, 14 Jul 2007, Lombard, David N wrote:
>> Amen, brother.  Don's comments on PS efficiency are highly relevant,
>> and the kill-a-watt takes that all into account.  There's also a spiffier
>> (and more expensive) model that logs the reading for later analysis.
> I wish I could find an alternative as cheap here in Australia - talking to a
> lecturer I know who looks into these things it appears the cheapest he's
> found is an order of magnitude more expensive here.. :-(

Well, $25 US on Amazon, plus shipping to Australia is probably still
pretty cheap...


> cheers,
> Chris

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