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ASRock Rack 2U12L6SC-2TS6 Barebones Server Kit Review

By: William Harmon | Servers in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Apr 8, 2014 5:03 pm
TweakTown Rating: 97%Manufacturer: ASRock Rack

Power Consumption

 

We used the WattsUp? Pro meter in these tests. This allowed us to measure power use directly from the wall. This meter also uses a USB cable to connect to a computer and Logger Pro software to graph the readings while we run our tests.

 

To test total system power use, we used AIDA64 Stability test to load the CPU, and then we recorded the results.

 

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With dual-socket systems, power use can be rather high when fully loaded. The ASRock 2U12L6SC-2TS6 server did peak out at 310 watts, but keep in mind, we had the system set to max performance, and we did not have any extra drives attached to the system.

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