[mythtv-users] Power Heat Noise
Per Åge Sørvik
peraage at leneogperaage.com
Wed Feb 18 01:21:49 EST 2004
William Powers wrote:
> Tor Hovland wrote:
>> The Thorton (model 10 with 256K L2 Cache) is even cooler than the
>> Thoroughbred (model 8)...
> Although this is undeniably a true statement in a relative sense, in
> absolute terms, at 46.3 watts 'Typical' and 51.0 watts 'Maximum', the
> 1800+ is a slightly lower power part than any of the model 10's w/
> 256k, especially as regards to max power. If, however, you need more
> computing power than the 1800+, then the model 10 w/ 256k is
> definitely the way to go.
>> However, if you can get hold of a Thoroughbred XP1700+, it only requires
>> 44,9 W.
> Also very true. Unfortunately, when I was quietizing my system, I
> couldn't find a 1700+ Thoroughbred anywhere. The dozen or so places I
> called that were advertising the 1700+ were all selling Palominos,
> which is defintely not what you want. But if you can find one, that
> is definitely the coolest of the XP's.
Why not buy a Thorton XP 2000+ or so, and underclock it ?
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