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Hp-proliant-microserver.34071503
8.5 out of 10

HP Proliant MicroServer

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Overall 8
8.0

Recommended mini server!

Scott M, Amazon
11 August 2014
  • Summary: So far so good. This little server is a workhorse. Running windows 2008 r2, it hasn't crashed yet. Uptime is great, and it has sufficient power for video processing as a downloader and a Plex media server. I would recommend!
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Overall 8
8.0

The server was good for the price

Json, Amazon
13 August 2013
  • Summary: This little server is worth the price. every dollar was squeezed out into this. It is light weight, easy to install additional drives and sits right on your desk.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Solution For A Small NAS Unit

Weston, Amazon
5 June 2013
  • Summary: I am running FreeNAS on this machine and it works great. For those who know, I have these programs also runnning: Sickbeard Sabnzbd Couch Potato MiniDLNA All these programs if running all at once, take most of the CPU power but I am very happy with this machine.
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Overall 8
8.0

Small, quite and functional.

CBH2, Amazon
27 May 2013
  • Summary: Had this unit running for about a month now. The Good: The system is very small and very quiet. Supports up to 4 internal HD's. Low power consumption. The bad: The system does not come with a CD/DVD drive. I knew this going in. There is a motherboard SATA interface for the DVD, BUT what I did not know was the power connectors are all Molex, which means you have to have a molex to Sata power adapter in order to install a Sata DVD drive.
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Overall 8
8.0

IT Should come with a DVD-RW as standard!!

Hugh Jarse, Amazon
9 May 2013
  • Summary: 5/9/13 It arrived today. Spent ages figuring out how to get the thing to boot without one. Oh, and they're mounted on special slide-in racks so you can't just pop down to the local computer store and pick up a 40-buck special. Solution for me was to boot from a USB stick, onto which I had previously copied the entire Windows Home Server 2011 DVD-ROM. It may have rebooted a few more times than necessary but at least there was a work-around.
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Overall 8
8.0

Must have!

MTEK, Amazon
18 April 2013
  • Summary: This unit is just plain NICE to have for any techie! For what it cost and the little $$ its takes to upgrade (supports 16gig RAM) I also installed a DVDR, added a HP RAID card and created a RAID 5 across 4, 2TB HD.I wasn’t a big fan of the embedded RAID. Loaded the freebie version of ESXi 5.1 to boot from a 2Gig ultra flash drive and created 4 VM's and BAM! I was done.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent

Latoya, Amazon
11 April 2013
  • Summary: Product is very nice and quiet, it looks brand new and not used, only thing no power cable came with its.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Choice for a Home File Server

Philip M Walston, Amazon
23 February 2013
  • Summary: Used this to build a FreeNAS server for home use. This unit is quiet, compact and really well built. HP put a lot of thought into this unit and managed to stuff an awful lot into a small space. While not hot plug, I managed to easily get 5 3TB drives into this by using the space for the CD/DVD drive as my fifth drive (with a 5.25 to 3.5 inch adapter rails).
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Overall 8
8.0

Almost perfect

Richard B. Odom, Amazon
23 December 2012
  • Summary: I started by setting it up as a VMware 5.1 server. Seemed to work well with no modifications needed. Clients ran well. Then I decided to set it up with RAID 1, and the native RAID is not compatible with VMware. Decided to go to HIPER-V and it appears to be running fine. However, the HP RAID apps for Windows doesn't include the native RAID either.
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Overall 8
8.0

A+ for form factor, B for features

Dre "Gadgeteer", Amazon
4 December 2012
  • Summary: I love the size and overall package. Cool things: - super solid construction (with the exception of the HD brackets, those seem flimsy) - internal USB port: boot ESXi from USB stick without having it stick out in the back/get pulled off. - quiet - low power consumption - ability to add proper SATA/SAS RAID card without changing drive back plane.
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