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Running OSX lion server on mac mini - enegy consumption

541 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Mar 20, 2012 6:48 AM by Strontium90 RSS
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Mar 19, 2012 9:21 AM

Hi,

 

This is probably a basic question, but Im looking at purchasing a mac mini with OSX lion server. The mini will be monitor free and sitting in the corner of my room. I would like to try and keep the energy consumption down. When the mac/server is not busy (ie: over night) can the mac be shut down or does the mac/server always have stay on? I will be hooking up some WD 1TB drives as storage too.

 

cheers

 

 

lister

Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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