[nycbug-talk] Power Consumption (was: FreeBSD on Dell PowerEdge 1900)

Bjorn Nelson o_sleep at belovedarctos.com
Thu Oct 18 20:26:16 EDT 2007

On Oct 18, 2007, at 6:55 AM, Isaac Levy wrote:

> - Are harddrives generally the same in power consumption?

Disks generally will use 2 amps on start and then drop down to about  
half that after.  This is why they are usually started in order in  
large drive arrays rather all at once.


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