rackmount hardware question

Gregory Hill Gregory_Hill at tni.com
Tue Feb 21 12:14:13 MST 2006


Ah, I hadn't even looked at the accessories pictures.  Looks like the
one I want comes with a heatsink, too:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16856152019

Thanks for pointing that out.

Greg

> -----Original Message-----
> From: plug-bounces at plug.org [mailto:plug-bounces at plug.org] On Behalf
Of
> Peter Howe
> Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 11:55 AM
> To: Provo Linux Users Group Mailing List
> Subject: Re: rackmount hardware question
> 
> Usually not, the AMD processors I have worked with the OEM heat
sink/fan
> will barley fit in a 2U.  I have seen some bare bone systems that come
> with mobo and case with heat sinks for the processors you supply.
>   Check out the pictures on this page, it will show the heat sinks
that
> will work with the case.
> 
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16856152009
> 
> On Tue, 2006-02-21 at 11:45, Gregory Hill wrote:
> > Ok, not exactly linux-related, but I am hopeful that someone on the
list
> > will know.  I am planning on building a 1U rackmount server with
> > commodity-level parts.  I found a case/motherboard combo that works
for
> > my needs.  It has an nforce 4 motherboard, so I can use any athlon
64
> > processor.  The question is, will a stock cpu heatsink/fan fit in a
1U
> > case?  Or do I need to look for a specialized one?  Knowing the size
of
> > the heatsinks on the athlon 64 processors, I would guess that it
will
> > not fit, but I'd like to know if anyone knows for sure.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Greg
> >
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