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Many of the low power Intel Atom based motherboard use passive integrated heat-sinks for cooling. For more powerful processing applications, larger heat-sinks and active fansinks are required. We offer these heatsinks/fans in our configuration system, available at checkout.
Here are some examples.
Dynatron K199 1U active heatsink/blower fan for Core i3/i5/i7 and Xeon CPUs LGA 1155/1156
Yes! This is one of the best features of the system. For example. Let’s say you run a small office and you need several different machines of differing computing power:
- POP3/SMTP mail server
- File server for your intranet
- Web server for your business
- Accounting platform server
- Point of sale server
- Backup system server for workstations and other servers
Many small business server rooms end up looking like this to accommodate computing diversity.
With Build-a-Blade, your computing technology can be diverse, yet well managed. Above: 18 systems in 12U.
Each of these diverse computing jobs might need a different level of power and storage. Taking an off the shelf blade system, you can certainly do that, but that often involves overkill in expense and computing power, plus power consumption. With Build-a-Blade, you can tailor each blade to your specific needs at a lower price than a homogenous blade and proprietary server. See our supported motherboard list to get an idea of what you can do.
By placing that computing diversity in a Build-a-Blade system, it makes your servicing easier, your space used much smaller, and your power bill lower. Plus, it gives you an easy upgrade path while retaing your investment. It also makes a “greener” solution since you aren’t replacing so much hardware with each upgrade.
These are single page specification sheets for systems and system components, suitable for emailing and printing
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