Size doesn’t matter, in IT

In the previous post I mentioned that the Intel Atom 330 D945GCLF2 motherboard looks lost in the Minuet 350 case;


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and even the case is not very large as seen here compaired to a Dell 3100 case

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and there is still room for a half high PCI card in the case where the motherboard extends across the end of the case where there are slot openings.

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The good news is that as expected, the server could be considered Green with

  • 9 Watts – Power Off!
  • 49 Watts – During Boot (Peak)
  • 27 Watts – At idle screen
  • 35 – 38 Watts nominal usage