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;


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


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.


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