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SubjectRe: The ultimate TOE design
On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 01:19:21PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Iau, 2004-09-16 at 10:29, Lincoln Dale wrote:
> > . . . this ignore the realities of power restrictions of PCI today . . .
> > sure, one could create a PCI card that takes a power-connector, but that
> > don't scale so well either . . .
> At 1Ghz the Athlon Geode NX draws about 6W. Thats less than my SCSI

Are you sure that's worst case, not average? Worst case is usually
much worse on a big CPU like an Athlon, but the power supply
has to be sized for it.

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