Deal of the Day #2 is from a reader tip (Thanks Jake!). Buy.com has a HP MediaSmart Server
Jake describes it this way:
"The HP MediaSmart EX470 is on sale at buy.com 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.
- AMD 1.8 GHZ 64-bit Sempron processor
- 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)
- 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).
- Internal universal power supply
- 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