rackmount hardware question

Doran L. Barton fozz at iodynamics.com
Tue Feb 21 12:13:55 MST 2006

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.

The CPU heatsink/fan we build 1U Athlon/Opteron servers with is the Dynatron 


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