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Lenovo ThinkServer TS150 Intel Pentium G4400 8GB 3.3GHz DVD-RW Tower Server - £124.97 @ serversdirect
Found 13th JanFound 13th Jan
Pretty solid home server with 8GB RAM onboard for £127.97 (Incl. VAT). Ebuyer charging £189.99 for the same. No storage or operating system supplied. Don't have to rely on cashback… Read more
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Need to expired , not in stock since long time


Mine arrived with one.


I bought 3 of these for mine. Sold out now but look for similar on ebay!


I ordered an Intel Xeon E3-1235L v5 and have tested it in the TS150. I can confirm it works despite not being in the comparability list.


I know I'm late to the game on this but I ha e a limited space in which to put this. Would the venting etc be happy with it laying on its side? I need 4 hdds in it plus an ssd

Hewlett Packard HP 250 G6 Core i7-7500U 8GB 256GB SSD DVD-RW 15.6 Inch inch Full HD Windows 10 Professional Laptop 1WY37EA £629 @ ServersDirect
Found 9th JanFound 9th Jan
Really good deal with following specification and possible 2% cashback with quidco. Operating system: Windows 10 Pro 64 Memory: 8 GB DDR4-2133 SDRAM (1 x 8 GB) Standard … Read more
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Given the HUGE leap in performance for 8th gen I'd get the latest. Even the Curry's £399 deal looks better.


Already posted for £570ish in a different colour. Cold for this.


£629 with vat. Cold


Looks good except last generation CPU. Good value nonetheless.

HP 250 G6 Core i7-7500U 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6 Inch Full HD Windows 10 Laptop 2SY44ES at  Servers Direct for £569.97
Found 9th JanFound 9th Jan
Good price for this kind of specification. Also 2% quidco cashback on all purchase. 15.6 Inch Screen Intel Core i7 7500U Processor (This is dual core processor - 7th Generatio… Read more
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christopherwhiteis1 this not better value, not sure if the 7200u Vs 7500u is a big deal?


Thanks sindhujain1, I've fixed both threads with the VAT included price


And some think expiring the thread is the correct way to fix this!


Strange, I added the total with VAT to the description and it got deleted almost immediately. Someone is playing games!


Need to add VAT I’m afraid! £569.97 Inc VAT......

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HP 250 G6 Core I7-7500U 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6 Inch Full HD Windows 10 Laptop £559.97 with vat / £564.09 delivered @ Servers Direct
Found 25th Dec 2017Found 25th Dec 2017
Durable mobile design Rest assured that the HP 250 can keep up with assignments on the run. The durable chassis protects the notebook so it looks as professional as you do. Pow… Read more
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How much memory does this have


No problem. Shame it would have been really good at that price!


Apologies i missed tgat


Thanks :D



Hewlett Packard HP 250 G6 Core i7-7500U 8GB 256GB SSD DVD-RW 15.6 Inch inch Full HD Windows 10 Professional Laptop 1WY37EA £524.95 / £639.97  incl VAT -  Serversdirect
Found 28th Nov 2017Found 28th Nov 2017
Looks better than the e/buyer deal as it's the Windows 10 pro version and has DVD-RW Optical Drive.
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Don't apologise. It's a good deal. There's also 2% Quidco Cash Back


My apologies to everyone, i didn't see any mention of Vat to be added, until the item was added to the basket.


Which ebuyer deal are you comparing it to OP?


This is £639.97


Ah. Ok. I'm not tempted anymore!

HP Gen 8 Microserver for £150 after cashback - can use as a 4 bay NAS - £199.97 @ Servers Direct
Found 7th Nov 2017Found 7th Nov 2017
I bought one of these a week or so ago but at a higher price. :-( I wanted to use it as a simple 4 bay NAS - similar to a QNAP or Synology and run Plex on it. Cashback appears to… Read more
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Ive never heard of unRAID before until now, it does sound like an interesting route in terms of setting up your RAID. Do keep me posted with your build, would be interesting to know how it plans out! At the moment i have a N54L with a P410 using X4 500GB disks in RAID5 & a 120GB SSD boot disk. I used to use it with xpenology and streamed movies around the house but after focusing more on my day job and dealing with servers i got Windows Server 2008 R2 Std on it and currently setting to run it as a data/Plex server. :D


Cheers for the response - Took a look around on the web and it looks like 16TB (4*4TB) was the biggest at the time of manufacturing so that's all they can officially say (y)


It's working fine, but I have 4x 6TB REDs in two mirrors, so its two 5.9TB volumes.




Don't worry - I do understand all the RAID options (0,1, 10, 5, 6, synology's SHR, etc.) pretty well. :-) With unRAID it uses one or more parity disks for resilience. I currently have one 4Tb parity disk and one 4Tb data disk. I didn't want to get 3x4tb disks initially, as this is my first NAS and I wanted to see how much use I would actually make of it. If I do make a lot of use of it then I will start adding extra data disks. The downside of the parity approach is that real time calculation of the parity means that data transfer rates fall from about 112Mb sec (I assume that this is limited by the 1 Gbit network) to about 40 Mb sec if transferring more than 1 or 2 Gb. unRAID allows you to use a caching disk to resolve this issue. I have already installed a 512Gb disk in the top slot on the microserver but I will only enable this once I have copied over the bulk of the data to unRAID. (As I understand it once I enable the cache disk the most data that I can write in a day to unRAID will be the size of the caching disk - as by default it only flushes once per day at 3:40am. I assume that I can change this to flush more regularly but I cannot see that I will be writing more than 512Gb per day once the NAS is fully up and running with all my data on it.)

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HPE ProLiant Microserver Gen8 Intel Celeron G1610T Dual-Core 2.30GHz
Found 30th Aug 2017Found 30th Aug 2017
Servers Direct have this offer on again. I run two of these at home and they're great as a lab. £70 cashback making this a bargain at £124.97 (inc VAT)! Processor - Intel Celer… Read more

Haha, not quite but with RAID you would just get the 8TB with that setup - Still nothing to sniff at obviously but just wanted to check before I made the purchase (y)


Only? What are you hosting, Netflix?


On the website it says maximum 16TB, does that mean I can only put 4*4TB HDDs into this server?


Thanks Mike, I have a couple of Servers here at the mo but they are HP Ml110 old and a Dell T100 (DDR2 ram) both Xeon but neither quick enough to run Plex or the latest ESXi currently it's on 5.5 (Dell)


In that case you are better off building something yourself based on a Skylake chip on a motherboard that has 4 DIMM slots. That way you can go up to 64GB of RAM. When you buy memory, get 16GB DIMMs even if you start with 1 or 2, that way you have options. I built a lab the learn the VMware vRealize suite and ended up having to go to 96GB of RAM on a Xeon E5 chip in a socket 2011 motherboard. Take below and add a case and PSU. If it's going to be on all the time, best get a PSU with decent efficiency as it will pay for itself eventually.

HP Proliant Gen 8 microserver at ServersDirect for £117.97 (£187.97 before cashback)
Found 1st Aug 2017Found 1st Aug 2017
Great little server for the price, can be easily converted to a NAS box. Processor a bit underpowered but it can be upgraded. Has dual NIC's and a ILO card. Note £98.31 is the ca… Read more

Would this cope with a plex server running mainly local movies and also a windows server 2008 via ESXi 6.5 after upgrading the processor ? Thanks


I've got (with KODI running as an app) which will be future proof for at least a couple years and I don't need to run a more powerful CPU which would increase the electricity bill. I have 3 torrent disks which run 24/7 without any spin down and I have configured other disks which store data to turn off after a couple hours. All the benefits and no disadvantages :)


I have a gen 7 and the extra space at the top is real handy. The processor is too slow for any decent transcoding though which is why I am looking at the gen 8 since you can at least upgrade the CPU, choices choices (skeptical)


It's a little weak in all areas to be running that. Better value with other servers for your needs. Just my 2p


No real reason why not.

QNAP TS-251A-2G - £220.75 - ServersDirect
Found 26th May 2017Found 26th May 2017
A popular NAS in a great price - second best is Amazon with 268.80. Plenty of great reviews online i.e.… Read more

price doesn't include vat or delivery. comes to £274


qnap are decent but if you have the space... should check out self built server

Acer Predator x34a £849.99 @ Servers Direct
Found 21st May 2017Found 21st May 2017
Acer 34" Predator X34A 2k Quad HD 100Hz G-Sync Curved Gaming Monitor. Haven't bought from them previously so can't say what they're like if you have an issue.
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Thanks, didn't realise it was a VA panel




I can't find it on Amazon but an extra £150 for an extra inch, supposedly better curve and an even higher refresh rate might not be too bad at all.


Amazon are already listing it at £999.99 with a May 29 (Next Monday) release date.


Awesome gaming monitor! I think this is a fair price. Z35 looks good but I expect it to cost over £1k. GSync & FreeSync are the best gaming advances in years in my opinion

Dell PowerEdge T20 Xeon E3-1225V3 3.2 GHz 4GB RAM 1TB HDD Tower Server - £216.58 @ Serversdirect
Found 17th May 2017Found 17th May 2017
The PowerEdge T20 server packs large internal storage capacity and capable performance into a quiet mini tower chassis designed to deliver efficient and worry-free operation. With … Read more

I'm looking for a server that is cheap but can also run EsXi 6.5 Any suggestions peeps?


hi all im just looking in to building a unraid server... i was looking at basing it around a node 304 with a used Haswell i5 (exact one tba) does anyone have a link to an alternative premade server what i should consider?


Ha ha (_;) - given up on that so bought a used Dell T110ii like this


Am hoping for a TS150 deal sometime this summer.


​I wrongly assume everyone has full gigabit, POE and storage sans but alas :D

QNAP TVS 673 £849.17 @ Servers Direct
Found 31st Mar 2017Found 31st Mar 2017
Currently looking around as I am thinking about upgrading my 215J to a larger unit with a bit more horsepower and future proofing. This appears to be around £180 cheaper than anyw… Read more

I bought an i5 TVS871u recently, way too overpowered for my needs but the qnap firmware seems easy enough to use and aimed more at professionals than symbology


Not to mention the cost of a 10GbE switch... Just get an old puter .. install linux, setup MDADM raid. If linux is too difficult or you want to do it graphically take a look at FreeNAS


I guess I have concerns with all my data on a system with limited support and no warranty I guess.


Yes...but you can't do updates


I got a 6 disk hp microserver with Xpenology running stable for 3 years now and only cost £80 new.If you do not mind tinkering with a diy build you get great vfm.

Lenovo V110-15ISK 80TL Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz 4GB 128GB SSD DVD-RW 15.6 Inch Windows 10 Laptop seems cheap to me? £379.97 @ Servers Direct
Found 6th Mar 2017Found 6th Mar 2017
What do people think about this? Seems like a good deal for an i5 6th gen and ssd, and its listed for £380 on amazon. Anyone got any other suggestions around the same price? Edi… Read more

Wouldn't touch a Lenovo laptop, they're so plasticy and poorly put together, even Acer make better laptops! I'm sure Lenovo do some sort of high end stuff but their lower end stuff is pretty poor, so specs alone just don't cut it...


Regardless of lack of full HD, seems like a great spec laptop for the price. Hot :)


Shame though, my hunt for a laptop continues.


OK cheers mate.


Don't sweat it, it happens :) Cheers for posting We all make mistakes :D See here Haha, I have no excuse at all though :(

24inch IPS monitor £104.98 / £109.93 delivered at Servers Direct
Found 25th Jan 2017Found 25th Jan 2017
Seems like a good price for an 24 inch (nearly) IPS panel. VESA mountable which I found to be the sticking point with all the other value options that I was looking at

It's from the same company as Laptops Direct, I wouldn't be surprised if they mysteriously sell out of this and offer you something a bit more expensive. At least that's what has happened to me once or twice. Curious indeed.


I have the 22" version of this. Cracking monitor! :)


Yes it is, because when I added it to the basket, the final price was £104.98


For an extra tenner you may as well get an i2369vm from Currys. It adds speakers and displayport plus it looks cooler too.


Product spec mentions hdmi - only 1 though, I think (how many would you need?) And MHL - to be honest, I don't even know what that is :|

Dell PowerEdge T20 Xeon E3-1225V3 3.2 GHz 4GB RAM 1TB HDD Tower Server
Found 9th Dec 2016Found 9th Dec 2016
Decent entry level Dell server, Dell currently offering £80 Cashback making it £186.5 after £80 cashback. Ideal server as a Home NAS/Media/VM Host server if you want a little more … Read more

its £80


£239.80 inc. VAT after cashback.


So which one is it, £80 or £67? :p Also you should always add the full price + cashback in title of post, as you need to front that up :)

HPE ProLiant Microserver Gen8 Intel Celeron G1610T Dual-Core 2.30GHz 2MB 4 x Non Hotplug £185.95 / £104 after poss cashback @ serversdirect
Found 24th Nov 2016Found 24th Nov 2016
Im looking for a central hub where everything is for the house and i don't know what to get this or a Synology I want to do mirror with 2 3tb it would be nice to have somewh… Read more

Got the old proliant server running with Win Server 2012. Been able to extend the license of the trial version to date - but now hit the maximum number of times you can do it. Seems I now have to purchase it, or wipe the server clean, and do a fresh install. Have you purchased yours - or also using trial version? Anyone aware of any way to extend it further? Workarounds online do not work. PS. I assume if I just remove the 'data' drives, and do a fresh install on my SSD (OS drive) then I can just plug my data drives back in and I am away to go? Trying to find the easiest way around this - not paying 500+ for server 2012!


Synology would be a best bet for media!!


Yes, thanks. I am on there already :D


​Try homeservershow forum as well they have a gen8 section and have covered pretty much everything with these servers now one of the firmwares needs downgrading for certain things like esxi file transfer speeds I believe which may affect other things can't quite remember but know people downgrade something for a reason.


Thank u for the deep explanation, I will be trying everything you said later. Both N54L and Gen8 were using the onboard NICs and the same HDDs. N54L was running WHS2011 and Gen8 is running WS2012R2. I will be back after further testing ;)

HPE ProLiant Microserver Gen8 Intel Celeron G1610T Dual-Core 2.30GHz 2MB 4 x Non Hotplug  £140.17 delivered (£46.00 Cashback making it £94.34) @ Servers Direct
Found 31st Oct 2016Found 31st Oct 2016
£140.17 (£46.00 Cashback making it £94.34 VAT not included) Well known server, you can find specs on deal or here:… Read more

Hi I bought: from Amazon warehouse. 20% off student discount came out as being around 66 pounds. Also added 2x2TB + 1TB WD Red. The microserver sits in the living room and my partner did not complain yet. So it is pretty quiet


You getting the ML10 or the microserver? Personally I'd get the ML10 as its much faster, additionally the extra PCI means it would make a much better whole house PVR TV server.


Yeah my next post said to ignore this as I read afterwards and found the new cash deal. Buying from laptopsdirect as they offer same but with cheaper delivery. good find


​This server will not take Non ecc memory it must be ecc thats why you look for ram with the e on the end otherwise i would have used non ecc and so many others on homeservershow forum


It's been extended till end of Jan and now has £60 cash back.

Lenovo B50-50  i5-5200U 4GB 128GB SSD DVDRW 15.6 Inch Windows 10 Laptop £283 @ Servers Direct
Found 14th Oct 2016Found 14th Oct 2016
15.6" - 1366 x 768 Screen Intel Core i5 5200U - 2.2 GHz Processor 4 GB RAM 128 GB SSD Hard Drive Windows 10 Operating System DVD-RW Optical Drive 283 + VAT - Pondlife

There is something to see - the accurate (inc. VAT) price in the deal title. It's not currently there.


Why do they state a price excl. VAT without even make it clear that it is excluding VAT. Bizzare.


Lenovo categorise B series as business laptop. It is the lowest range of business laptop. Never used B series, do not know how do they compare to the lowest consumer range G50 and Z50 in terms of quality.


Specs are good but just wish the build quality of these cheaper lenovos was better. I used to resell them but end up returning so many that I won't touch them now


Wow. A little low on memory to my standard but it is an i5 SSD laptop. Good find.

AOC 23.6" IPS VGA HDMI Monitor (Model I2476VWM) £99.92 delivered @ Servers Direct
Found 4th Jul 2016Found 4th Jul 2016
24" IPS under £100 from a good brand? Sounds like a deal to me. £94.97 inc vat + £4.95 delivery. Though their website seems to want you to ring them and ask for Free Delivery... … Read more
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Now £99.97 , also TCB of 2.1% so about £98


£102.97 now price fluctuating


Now £115 so am expiring


Hot from me, Bought two. 2% cashback from Quidco (would just about cover a credit card transaction fee) 2% is based on VAT exclusive price and doesn't include postage. Ccard fee =1.5% on total - £1.55 cash back on one monitor, Ccard fee £1.47 on one monitor. Better than a poke in the eye I suppose. 8/7/16 Just had email - order cancelled - out of stock

Lenovo TS140 Intel Xeon E3-1226 V3 1 X 1 TB 4GB Ram Tower Server - 70A50022UK Regular price: £285.00 ex.VAT, £180.83* ex.VAT (£217 with VAT) + (£125 Cashback) *price after £104.17 cashback (£125 with VAT), and Free Standard Delivery with Code: SDFR33
Found 8th Jan 2016Found 8th Jan 2016
Lenovo TS140 Intel Xeon E3-1226 V3 1 X 1 TB 4GB Ram Tower Server - 70A50022UK Regular price: £285.00 ex.VAT, £180.83* ex.VAT (£217 with VAT) + (£125 Cashback) *price after £104.17 … Read more

No kidding!, hmmmmmmmmmmm. Thanx guys for actually reclarifying that for me. :-)


Yes, you are quite correct...the wording under the price read a little differently to me before 6.00am :)


Not a listing error, item clearly shows that the proper price is £285 + VAT just they are a bit naughty and list the price after the cash back claim ;) They also naughtily add a £75 + VAT support item to your basket by default. I was under the impression that this practice had been banned in the UK/EU within the last couple of years.


confirmed basket price is £342 inc vat. Expired.


but £342 when you go to buy Looks like a listing error, price goes up in basket to £342