# How much Amperage does my server draw max for Datacenter calculation

I need to Add 5 servers to an existing datacenter and was asked how much Amp?

How many Amps could i say a HP DL 360 G5 or G6 need for Datacenter / Racking purposes?

is it

W/V = A

Do I go by the Maximum?
###### Who is Participating?

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

EHS SpecialistCommented:

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Author Commented:
So after I input the specs it shows the following...

Total System Input power requirement (W) = 360
Total System Input current requirement (A) = 3.3 (is this what I'm looking for? Amperage
Total System BTU/Hr = 1226
Total System VA Rating / UPS selection = 376
Total System Leakage Current (mA) UPS/PDU/Circuit Breaker Selection = 0.41
Total System Peak Inrush Current (A) 3mS UPS/PDU/Circuit Breaker Selection = 14 (Does this mean this requires a 14AMP Breaker?)

Since I simply was asked what's my total Amperage, if I had 5 servers do I answer 3.3 * 5 = 16.5 total AMP's?

or

Since it shows Total system Peak Inrush Current = 14, just for 1 server. Do I write 14 * 5 = 70 total AMP's?
###### It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Server Hardware

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.