> I need to put together a 1U file server. I would like to
what you're looking for is actually a system with agressive
power-saving features, commonly found on desktop systems.
_less_ commonly found on server systems. since filserving is
not very intensive at all, either a core2 or recent ath64
will do fine.
no - the norm is not to put fans on the cpus at all, but rather
engineer decent airflow through the case and use substantial
passive heatsinks on the cpus.
regards, mark hahn.