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M1000e Power Consumption Number Does Not Scale with Efficiency


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Question

Problem: On a PowerEdge M1000e™ the AC blade consumption displayed on the GUI doesn’t take into account more efficient PSU modes afforded by the Dynamic Power Supply Engagement (DPSE) power optimization function.

Discussion: Chassis Management Controller (CMC) GUI power readings use fixed conversion efficiency, 85.3%, while a dynamic efficiency is calculated and delivered to iDRAC for power plotting that varies between 73.2% and 91.2%. The GUI readings don’t take DPSE efficiencies into account.


Answer

Do not replace hardware. The value of GUI scaling is modest for the user.



 


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Artikel-id: SLN285553

Laatste wijzigingsdatum: 11/06/2013 12:00 AM


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