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Table 1 Power cost comparison between THUNDER and a typical lab

From: THUNDER: helping underfunded NPO’s distribute electronic resources

Typical lab THUNDER
# Hardware Watts # Hardware Watts
20 PC Desktops 6,000 20 Thin client 60
20 Display 2,000 20 Display 2,000
    3 Compute node 1,200
    2 Storage node 500
    1 Admin/Web 250
Total 8,000 Total 4,010
Monthly bill: $152   Monthly bill: $77