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jmwills

"Calling Joe_Miner"....................

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Joe_Miner

I can't believe that no one else has posted this yet. Newegg Shell Shocker Deal this afternoon is the HP ProLiant N40L microserver for $249.99.

 

Link to the microserver on Newegg http://www.newegg.co...N82E16859107052

 

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Nice catch CSK!! Good to see someone is awake this morning!!

 

"Calling Joe_Miner"....................

 

Holy Crap! Have to think about this -- I'm currently in the "no box from UPS" Zone -- but I just did a bunch of work on blinds yesterday so maybe I have enough ataboys.... .....

 

Sure would make a nice ESXi box wouldn't it John?

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jmwills

It does indeed.....fired one up last night. I've been refreshing my ESXi skills at work lately and I'm really liking it more and more again.

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Mr_Smartepants

Price is $349 now. :(

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cskenney

Price is $349 now. :(

The deal doesn't start until 4pm Pacific Time!

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Joe_Miner

The deal doesn't start until 4pm Pacific Time!

 

less than 5 hrs from now :)

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Mr_Smartepants

Doh! I'll learn to read one of these days. ;)

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ikon

N I C E. In Canada we get a refurbished Netgear router this afternoon for our shellshocker. :angry:

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jazzerjay

I'm glad I waited and decided against getting one.

 

 

Who am I kidding! I wrestled and resisted when I saw this for sure. Great post!

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