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22nd May 2008, 11:43 AM #1
HP ProLiant ML115 - £119.99!!!
Insight are offering this:
This affordable entry-level server provides a resource-efficient computing solution designed to meet both the IT and budgetary requirements of your business. The HP ProLiant ML115 combines the proven reliability of HP ProLiant technology and the latest AMD processors. The ProLiant ML115 is specifically designed with the needs of small to medium businesses in mind.
1 x 1.8 GHz AMD Dual-Core Opteron
1 GB memory expandable to 8 GB
160GB SATA Non-Hot Plug Hard Drive
3 year warranty
...for £119.99!!! (Ex VAT) Obviously an attempt to strike back at Dell's cheap entry level servers.
Why not buy them as desktops at that price?? ;-)
Last edited by Netman; 22nd May 2008 at 11:45 AM.
22nd May 2008, 11:51 AM #2
£96 inc delivery on Catalist
I <3 insight
22nd May 2008, 11:52 AM #3
Flippin' henry - that's cheaper than a thin client FFS!!!
Originally Posted by Oops_my_bad
22nd May 2008, 12:06 PM #4
we will be providing this model for £115.00+vat Free Delivery we will take stock the first week in June ,
22nd May 2008, 12:25 PM #5
- Rep Power
Do you have a direct link to this?
That price cannot be correct, surely?
22nd May 2008, 12:30 PM #6
Originally Posted by klawd
which price are your querying buddy,
22nd May 2008, 12:35 PM #7
22nd May 2008, 12:49 PM #8
i sense a reverse bidding war. En Guarde!
22nd May 2008, 01:14 PM #9
I think they were likely querying the Catalyst price that insight gave, which you'll only get over the phone/email with their education people.
Originally Posted by Netman
22nd May 2008, 05:23 PM #10
Or when you login with your catalist ID
Originally Posted by localzuk
Meh.. if only they did IBM's for this much (or rather little)
22nd May 2008, 08:48 PM #11
I have, they need an OEM Vista Business Licence, a cheap VGA Card (the on-board is SHOCKING) before drivers the lag is lagriffic and its not that wonderful once drivered up tbh! and a cheap PCI-Express soundcard. So on top of the £96 catalist price, its about £18 for the soundcard, similar for a VGA Card and £65 for the Vista licence so for near enough £200 you have a great spec desktop PC.
Originally Posted by Netman
They are silent enough when running but be warned on startup they are like concorde taking starting up but within 60 seconds they go silent again.
If they are at that price in a few months time I see no reason why they won't be in the running for the new desktop purchases.
23rd May 2008, 11:14 AM #12
Add to that an extortionate delivery charge
Originally Posted by Gibbo
23rd May 2008, 03:28 PM #13
we have three left at £105.00+vat Each Free Delivery if anybody would like them,
24th May 2008, 03:22 PM #14
Last edited by Oops_my_bad; 24th May 2008 at 03:30 PM.
24th May 2008, 11:44 PM #15
There delivery charge can suck balls at times but push and it comes lower. I seem to have finally got a £5 charge on items like projector lamps instead of the more expensive ones.
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