Author Topic: New Toys & Gadgets 新玩具  (Read 66614 times)

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« Reply #10 on: 11 December 2009, 23:42:30 »
New toy in the office. I have spreadsheets that contains millions of formulas, and my current computer would need almost 1 min for each computation. With this new rig, the computation time is down to about 3 seconds.

Two pics with the side panel closed and opened.

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« Reply #11 on: 11 December 2009, 23:46:11 »
The inside all compartmentalized to optimize airflow.

- The top 20% space is the power supply with air intake in front, outflow at the back, and the hot air not mixed with other parts of the computer.

- the large compartment in the middle covers ventilation for the CPUs & memory.

- The bottom compartment separates the airflow for cards & disks.

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« Reply #12 on: 11 December 2009, 23:48:22 »
A clear view of the sub-compartment that provides airflow to the two CPUs.

- the curved plastic duct in the middle is to prevent hot air from the right CPU goes to the left CPU.

- the two fans are right on top of the RAM.

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« Reply #13 on: 11 December 2009, 23:49:43 »
First pic the mechanism to slot in 4 regular hard disks.

Second pic the sliding out power supply.

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« Reply #14 on: 11 December 2009, 23:51:53 »
More details of the 840W power supply from Delta, the mechanism for the slide-in connections, and the front air intake.

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« Reply #15 on: 11 December 2009, 23:54:51 »
View of the mother board:

- on top 12 triple channel memory slots, only used 6 with 12G RAM.
- in the middle 2 Xeon quad-core CPUs, running at 2.66GHz each core.
- the Radeon 4890 turned out does not work well with Win 7, will change to a Nvidia GTX295.

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« Reply #16 on: 11 December 2009, 23:55:35 »
Back panel & front panel.

I am a bit surprised to find a old style serial port. And there is no separate power on/off toggle on the power supply.

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« Reply #17 on: 12 December 2009, 22:34:22 »
New toy in the office. I have spreadsheets that contains millions of formulas, and my current computer would need almost 1 min for each computation. With this new rig, the computation time is down to about 3 seconds.

Two pics with the side panel closed and opened.

Cool! (Technically speaking it shouldn't be cool, it's hot! 840W power supply! )
Hey, diddle, diddle ! The cat and the fiddle.

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« Reply #18 on: 12 December 2009, 23:30:39 »
Hehe... all for running games & spreadsheets in the office.  ;D

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« Reply #19 on: 15 December 2009, 00:02:05 »
Back panel & front panel.

I am a bit surprised to find a old style serial port. And there is no separate power on/off toggle on the power supply.

I think the machine is a server grade and is for running server, i.e. the serial port should be a connection to a dumb term.
Hey, diddle, diddle ! The cat and the fiddle.