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can you run the blades on there own?

http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/11473_div/11473_div.html

Thanks for checking it out those of you who do thumb.gif
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They arn't good for much I have three sitting at my house that I have had for a while. thought about setting them up for folding but they wont hardly give much PPD for the power they will draw. They are extremely noisy and dont perform well. So about the only thing they are good for is to have people ask "Hey... what is that?"
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That link is to a DL380 G3 rack server, which is not a blade server. A blade server requires a chassis to run, and are very power hungry. Blade servers are only good when you need lots of power in small rackspace, and in most cases require three phase power to run.

That DL380 G# is a standalone, rack mount server that can do anything that a server could do. Depending on if you need a server, it is a perfectly good box (not the best for folding as said above).
post #4 of 6
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Originally Posted by tycoonbob View Post

That link is to a DL380 G3 rack server, which is not a blade server. A blade server requires a chassis to run, and are very power hungry. Blade servers are only good when you need lots of power in small rackspace, and in most cases require three phase power to run.

That DL380 G# is a standalone, rack mount server that can do anything that a server could do. Depending on if you need a server, it is a perfectly good box (not the best for folding as said above).

I run into people who are very confused about what a blade server is. Even people in IT think that a 1 or 2U server is a blade.

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Thanks for the info i didn't think it would be good for much but just wanted to double check thumb.gif I called it a blade as I was referring to the one "unmounted server" I do realize this was the wrong thing to call it my bad
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Originally Posted by killabytes View Post

I run into people who are very confused about what a blade server is. Even people in IT think that a 1 or 2U server is a blade.

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Depends on the way you look at it. If you cut a 1U in half (length and width), and flip it vertically, you have yourself a blade.

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