Gigabyte S451-3R0 Storage Server Offers A Great Xeon Scalable Platform With Up To 38 Drives

Written by Michael Larabel in Computers on 4 June 2019 at 07:11 PM EDT. Page 3 of 3. 1 Comment.

For those wondering about the thermal/power performance of this Gigabyte S451-3R0 Storage Server with dual Intel Xeon Platinum 8280 processors, here's a look at the CPU0 core temperature over the span of hours of benchmarks:

The idle temperature was 31 while the average core temperate under full load was 46 degrees with a maximum peak of 81 degrees.

The total AC system power draw was 168 Watts idle with the 8280 CPUs while under load was a 293 Watt average with a recorded peak of 790 Watts.

All the individual data points for that power/thermal testing via this result file.

Those wanting to learn more about this Gigabyte Xeon Scalable Storage Server can visit Thanks to Gigabyte for sending this out as part of our Cascade Lake testing and will be used in many more interesting Linux benchmarks to come.

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