Thursday, November 13, 2008

Deal of the Day #2 - HP MediaSmart Server $385

HP EX470 Hewlett Packard MediaSmart Server 500GB Windows Home Server

Deal of the Day #2 is from a reader tip (Thanks Jake!). has a HP MediaSmart Server

Jake describes it this way:
"The HP MediaSmart EX470 is on sale at for $399 with free shipping.  You can also find a 5% off (max $15) coupon online that brings the price down to $385.  I bought one to use as my SageTV server.  Good way to save on power bills."
HP EX470 Hewlett Packard MediaSmart Server 500GB Windows Home Server

Get 5% off (up to $15) with this coupon (add it to your cart after adding the Server above) that reduces the price to $385!  Not bad for a low-cost, low-power HTPC server.

More Specs:
  • AMD 1.8 GHZ 64-bit Sempron processor
  • Memory
  • 512MB DDR2 DRAM
  • Network support
  • Connects easily to the home network through a built-in Ethernet port.
  • 10/100/1000 (Gigabit) RJ45 Ethernet -
  • Supports both wired and wireless PCs (via a wireless router)
  • Interfaces
  • 4 USB 2.0 ports (1 front, 3 back)
  • 1 eSATA port (back)
  • Internal hard drives
  • 1 SATA 7200 RPM, 500GB for EX470
  • 2 SATA 7200 RPM, 1 TB (2 x 500GB) for EX475
  • Four hard drive bays for easy expandability
  • Additional off the shelf SATA I or II hard drives can be added to expansion bays. No tools required.
  • Maximum storage capacity
  • Only limited by number of hard drive bays (4) and USB ports (4). Example: Using
  • Using 500GB hard drives, maximum 4 terabytes (total supported capacity of all
  • all internal and external drives connected to HP MediaSmart Server).
  • Power
  • Internal universal power supply
  • Chassis
  • Packaged: 5.5(W) x 9.8(H) x 9.2(D) (approx.)
  • 14 cm (W) x 25 cm (H) x 23 cm (D) (approx.)
  • Unpackaged: 15.75(W) x 9.8(H) x 14.72(D) (approx.)
  • 40 cm (W) x 25 cm (H) x 37.4 cm (D) (approx.)
  • Warranty and Support
  • Service and Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty and software technical support for one year
  • year from date of purchase.
  • HP offers 24/7 toll free consumer support.
  • Package contents
  • HP MediaSmart Server
  • Power cord
  • Ethernet cable
  • Software installation disc
  • PC restore disc
  • Server recovery disc
  • Quick start and HP support guides