Server room temperature

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by JLS, Dec 22, 2004.

  1. JLS
    macrumors 6502

    Aug 8, 2004
    Kent, England
    Ive just started a new job as the I.T. guy at a company, and I don't know what temperature the room with the servers in should be.

    Ive got the air con set at 19c, but I don't know if it should be colder.

    There are 3x HP servers with dual 3.6ghz zeon processors, 3.5GB ram etc.. and there is a large switch system in the corner.

    What temperature should I be keeping that lot at?

  2. Moderator emeritus

    Jul 4, 2004
    All I can tell you is that our server room at our office feels cold.

    Prob. something like 10-14 degrees C...

    Mind you, who's paying the air-con bills? :)
  3. macrumors 68020


    Oct 24, 2004
    Northants, UK
    If you feel cold as soon as you walk into your server room then you know its cold enough.
  4. JLS
    thread starter macrumors 6502

    Aug 8, 2004
    Kent, England
    lol.. certainly not me!

    I was just concerned that making it too cold would not be good for the hardware..

    does anyone else have a second opinion?

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