Storage Smarts Answer #10: Unit of measure

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: This is a standard unit of measure for designating the height in computer enclosures and...

rack cabinets. It equals 1.75 inches. a. GB b. U c. KB d. J e. bandwidth

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b. U

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A U is a standard unit of measure for designating the height in computer enclosures and rack cabinets. A U equals 1.75 inches. For example, a 4U chassis is 7 inches high. A 40U rack cabinet is 70 inches high.


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This was first published in April 2002

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