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How many power circuits do I have in a rack?

I'm planning to get some colocation space from someone in my area, and like most companies that offer colocation, ask about power supplies (of course) in the quote form. I'll need a power of 1000W ...
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Is a 650W PSU enough for 4x 7k HDDs 2x CPUs and a monster AMD Radeon HD 5990 [closed]

I bought a supermicro chassis a few years ago with a 650W PSU for a personal lab I built. Everything has been just fine so far, but now that I'm looking into some GPU based work, I'm finding that I ...
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How does a 3-Phase UPS distribute power?

We've got 2 UPSes in our server room. One's 3 phase, and has a 3phase supply, yet the APC network stats thing only says Incoming Voltage: 230.1 Volts The other is a single phase one with no ...
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Do I need some kind of power conditioner or UPS?

In one of my boxen, both my power supply and network card died while in overnight hibernation - why? And: What must I do to appease the electricity Gods so that I don't lose more hardware? In ...