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FlipperHost - $4.75/Month 512MB OpenVZ VPS in Florida, Texas and Los Angeles

Cenk, from FlipperHost, is back with his seventh exclusive offer for LowEndBox readers. This time you have the option of choosing from three locations; Texas, Florida and Los Angeles.

Promo 1a

  • 45GB Disk Space
  • 1TB Bandwidth
  • 512MB Guaranteed RAM
  • 1024MB Burstable RAM
  • SolusVM/OpenVZ
  • CPU Cores: 8
  • Dedicated IP: 1
  • $4.75/Month
  • Location: Texas, Florida, LA
Promo 2a

  • 100GB Disk Space
  • 2TB Bandwidth
  • 1024MB Guaranteed RAM
  • 2048MB Burstable Ram
  • SolusVM/OpenVZ
  • CPU Cores: 8
  • Dedicated IP: 1
  • $6.75/Month
  • Location: Texas, Florida, LA

We have been informed that this offer will be valid until 10-December-2012 which is a little over a week away This offer will be available until stocks run out or until their next offer on LowEndBox. No coupon code is necessary to purchase these products and once paid, FlipperHost will deploy your server instantly. Since their last post, which received several positive comments, FlipperHost have expanded to another location – Los Angeles. The new Los Angeles node is equipped with: the E3-1270v2 CPU (8 Cores with/HT), 32 GB Ram and 4 X 1 TB RAID 10 Hard Drives, connected to a 100mbps port.

Flipper Host does not allow Minecraft gameservers or torrents. Proxies/VPN are allowed, but for personal use only. You can receive a larger discount by ordering their plans on quarterly, semi-annually or annual contracts. They offer a 99.9% uptime guarantee but don’t offer any money-back guarantees. They accept payment via PayPal and, they have recently added, 2CheckOut as well (thus all major credit cards can be accepted through 2CheckOut / Paypal). For more information, I suggest you read their Terms of Service, Acceptable Usage Policy and their Privacy Policy.

Network Information:

Orlando, Florida (Hostdime)
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Dallas, Texas (Quadranet)
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Los Angeles, California (Quadranet)
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  1. First of all thanks to LEB admins who put their effort and time into posting our offer it means a lot to us, in addition our Dallas nodes with QuadraNet are also E3-1270v2 processors and our Los Angeles QuadraNet nodes are E3-1230v2 processors, in the future we will begin providing a mixture of the E3-12xxv2 series processors and I know that you guys will be happy with the performance, the nodes are equipped with Hardware RAID-10 and each VPS recieves 100Mbps Uplinks, we’ve also upgraded our nodes uplinks to 1Gbps to ensure zero saturation.

    We would also like to offer something special, if you purchase either of these packages we will be providing an additional 2,000GB (2TB) of bandwidth FREE of charge in addition to 256MB RAM on both dedicated & burst.

    Please feel free to reach out to our sales department for any questions that you may have https://www.flipperhost.com/billing/submitticket.php?step=2&deptid=1

    Thank you.
    Warm Regards

    December 1, 2012 @ 10:58 pm | Reply
  2. CPU speed is 3.5GHZ?

    December 1, 2012 @ 11:26 pm | Reply
    • To answer your question:

      E3-1230V2 = 3.3 GHz + 3.7 GHz Turbo Boost.
      E3-1270V2 = 3.5 GHz + 3.9 GHz Turbo Boost.

      Let us know if you have any other questions.

      Warm Regards

      December 2, 2012 @ 12:15 am | Reply
      • Thank you for the information, it’s Really powerfull :D
        LA is also having good connection to my home :)

        December 2, 2012 @ 1:07 am | Reply
  3. 3.3GHz

    December 1, 2012 @ 11:35 pm | Reply
  4. Nasri:

    I Recomended Flipperhost i has been arround at Many VPS hosting Service but only Flipperhost make me Satisfiying, sir CEKO Good Person Fast Responded, ANy Problem Leave that they team will be working faster, today i has been upgrade my plan and add fund next 3 month bill, i do that becouse i has been fill Sir CEKO service

    Good Job and Good Service sir CEKO
    Flipperhost 100% Recommended!!

    December 2, 2012 @ 12:36 am | Reply
  5. Thank you for the kind words and giving us the opportunity to serve you Nasri. We strive to see you satisfied and still with us for the years to come.

    Warm Regards

    December 2, 2012 @ 12:52 am | Reply
  6. john:

    So, according to your extra offer, is it
    45GB Disk Space
    3TB Bandwidth
    768MB Guaranteed RAM
    1280MB Burstable RAM

    December 2, 2012 @ 1:52 am | Reply
    • Yes indeed both plans are upgraded.

      Also no tickets needed for the upgrades as we have already automated the upgrades as well. Instant setup & instant upgrade.

      Warm Regards

      December 2, 2012 @ 2:24 am | Reply
      • john:

        ordered and got instant setup, thanks.

        December 2, 2012 @ 3:07 am | Reply
        • Thanks for your order. Shall you need any assistance please contact us through live chat or ticketing helpdesk.

          Warm Regards

          December 2, 2012 @ 4:34 am | Reply
  7. ysytcy:

    Torrents are not allowed?

    December 2, 2012 @ 3:39 am | Reply
    • Torrents for personal usage maybe allowed and that is also for legal stuff.

      Warm Regards

      December 2, 2012 @ 2:33 pm | Reply
  8. angelica:

    It says you don’t allow minecraft gameservers, but do you allow other gameservers?

    December 2, 2012 @ 4:42 am | Reply
    • We do not allow gameservers in general as per our experiences they somewhat are very much resource hungry and effect our nodes at peak times.

      Warm Regards

      December 2, 2012 @ 2:34 pm | Reply
  9. zhenger:

    This VPS can mount the PT it?

    December 2, 2012 @ 6:26 am | Reply
  10. Nicky:

    Their Support is well done. Ceko is very nice and fast respond to any issues. Not much trouble before we were using their service in Dallas. Now adding up LA and FL, good job Ceko !

    December 2, 2012 @ 10:00 am | Reply
    • Thank you for the kind comment Nicky. I am pretty sure you will love the new nodes. Still let us know shall you need any asistance.

      Warm Regards

      December 2, 2012 @ 2:35 pm | Reply
  11. Paul:

    Just ordered one of these servers, setup was quick and easy – no problems on that side.

    In the process of doing some quick benchmarks before deploying some services and network speeds don’t look great…. Also only has 4 cores and not 8 as mentioned in the promo.

    A git checkout has been running at about 5 to 20KiB/s for the past 10 mins :(

    root@mb-us1:~# sh easybench.sh  
    CPU model :  Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz
    Number of cores : 4
    CPU frequency :  3300.065 MHz
    Total amount of ram : 1280 MB
    Total amount of swap : 1024 MB
    System uptime :   18 min,       
    Download speed from CacheFly: 6.97MB/s 
    Download speed from Linode, Atlanta GA: 1.79MB/s 
    Download speed from Linode, Dallas, TX: 1.51MB/s 
    Download speed from Linode, Tokyo, JP: 1.09MB/s 
    Download speed from Linode, London, UK:  
    Download speed from Leaseweb, Haarlem, NL: 687KB/s 
    Download speed from Softlayer, Singapore: 438KB/s 
    Download speed from Softlayer, Seattle, WA: 4.22MB/s 
    Download speed from Softlayer, San Jose, CA: 5.77MB/s 
    Download speed from Softlayer, Washington, DC: 1.37MB/s 
    I/O speed :  130 MB/s
    December 2, 2012 @ 5:45 pm | Reply
    • Well, ofcourse it is just exactly as mentioned at the promo 8 cores with /HT (Hyper Threading). This simply means 4 physical cores acting as 8 logical cores. (This is how HT = Hyper Threading works). Again in the promotion description it is not mentioned 8 cores rather mentioned 8 cores with /HT or Hyper Threading).

      On the other hand it just seems there was an abuser or 2 on the node at the time you managed to get that spped test. We will update your ticket at our helpdesk once those abusers are proven and suspended.

      Warm Regards

      December 2, 2012 @ 7:43 pm | Reply
      • I would always ONLY ever say this is 4 cores 8 threads. The average audience would really get confused. They might not have an idea what HT or Hyper Threading means – all buzz words.

        December 2, 2012 @ 10:22 pm | Reply
        • Actually , agreed and will do that at our next offer.

          Warm Regards

          December 2, 2012 @ 11:19 pm | Reply
    • I did not notify that, just checked my box,

      Download speed from CacheFly: 7.14MB/s 
      Download speed from Linode, Atlanta GA: 1.86MB/s 
      Download speed from Linode, Dallas, TX: 1.95MB/s 
      Download speed from Linode, Tokyo, JP: 1.85MB/s 
      Download speed from Softlayer, Singapore: 433KB/s 
      Download speed from Softlayer, Seattle, WA: 3.73MB/s 
      Download speed from Softlayer, San Jose, CA: 7.18MB/s 
      Download speed from Softlayer, Washington, DC: 1.65MB/s

      For some reference, the following result is from my box with bluevm

      Download speed from CacheFly: 39.5MB/s 
      Download speed from Linode, Atlanta GA: 4.80MB/s 
      Download speed from Linode, Dallas, TX: 14.9MB/s 
      Download speed from Linode, Tokyo, JP: 9.59MB/s 
      Download speed from Softlayer, Singapore: 6.70MB/s 
      Download speed from Softlayer, Seattle, WA: 34.7MB/s 
      Download speed from Softlayer, San Jose, CA: 17.8MB/s 
      Download speed from Softlayer, Washington, DC: 14.4MB/s
      December 2, 2012 @ 11:23 pm | Reply
      • Jason:

        Interesting, are these speeds the norm for this vps provider?

        December 3, 2012 @ 3:36 am | Reply
      • I would like to let you know that our latest node seems to have attracted a lot of abusers. Right now we are closely monitoring our latest 2 nodes and suspending the abusers 1 by 1. As a result you will get much better speeds once we are done with the abusers.

        Warm regards

        December 3, 2012 @ 8:18 am | Reply
  12. Future testers, please post traceroutes of packetloss along your tests for a fair demonstration.

    Warm Regards

    December 4, 2012 @ 6:10 am | Reply
  13. Just purchased the second plan the other day. So far so good though I did have a problem in the beginning. I couldn’t ping or ssh into the VPS. Submitted a support ticket and within 20 minutes the problem was fixed. Something about the IP routing. Other than that its been all good, though sometimes the VPS acts slow when preforming operations don’t know what that is about.

    December 5, 2012 @ 2:50 am | Reply
    • Hey Charles,

      All shall be running fine by now. Though still if you ever face such slowness or any other issue just shoot up a ticket and we will check for abusers and see if any other issues at the server or network. Just do not hesitate to open a ticket and we are around to assist you 24/7 in a matter of minutes mostly.

      Warm Regards

      December 8, 2012 @ 7:08 am | Reply
  14. any one on Orlando, Florida (Hostdime), please do the network test benchmark…

    December 5, 2012 @ 10:39 am | Reply
  15. zhenger:

    Currently in use can also.
    Customer service is also good

    December 6, 2012 @ 3:57 pm | Reply
  16. john:

    their LA node is offline.

    December 14, 2012 @ 4:12 am | Reply
    • Hello,

      We apologize greatly for the brief downtime as we faced a sudden hardware failure at “lax2” which was reporting 16GB of ram instead of 32GBs all of a sudden. An emergency ram replacement was required as we did not want VE’s / clients within the node get effected.Please check for our announcement http://www.flipperhost.com/billing/announcements.php?id=7

      Again we apologize for the incident and the node is currently online.

      Warm Regards

      December 14, 2012 @ 5:48 am | Reply
  17. john:

    server is offline again,

    December 16, 2012 @ 7:20 pm | Reply
  18. David:

    I want build a small publish torrent tracker for VietNam ( my government allow torrent and now have 3 torrent tracker website ( http://viettorrent.vn/ or http://bitvn.org/ ) in VietNam but they are not free – 1$/month )
    I am glad if you allow me build a small free torrent site for my country with your VPS.

    April 23, 2013 @ 11:10 am | Reply
    • Unfortunately torrents are not allowed except for personal usage.

      Warm Regards

      April 23, 2013 @ 6:38 pm | Reply

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