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Hooks-PC – $5.95 OpenVZ VPS with 128MB

Tags: , , Date/Time: October 1, 2008 @ 12:20 am, by LowEndAdmin
Update Jan 2010: Hooks-PC.com got bought out by Pivotal Web. Domain expired on 22 Nov 2009.

Hooks-PC Via this WHT offer, Hooks-PC is yet another cheap OpenVZ/HyperVM VPS provider who ventured into the sub-$7 VPS category. It’s cheapest offer, the $5.95/month “Tiny” offers:

  • 128MB memory
  • 30GB storage
  • 100GB monthly data transfer
  • CentOS/Debian/Fedora/Gentoo/OpenSUSE/Ubuntu

Seems to be offering a lot of space for $5.95 (great as a backup box) but then again this is OpenVZ so you might not actually be able to use that much as the host oversells. Servers are in Houston, Texas, inside Limestone Networks‘ IP range. Doing a social network look up reveals the owner is still in high schools so again — buyers beware (especially during the examination time :)

The original owner of LowEndBox known as "LowEndAdmin" or "LEA" for short founded LowEndBox in 2008 and created the concept of hosting applications on low resource "Low End Boxes". After creating the roots of the community that we know today, "LEA" stepped aside and allowed others to carry the torch forward.

2 Comments

  1. this was bought out by us at pivotalweb.com been in business since 2005 and now we are offering build a vps starting at only $5.00 / Mo come check it out.

    January 28, 2009 @ 7:33 pm | Reply
  2. @Cory,

    It appears that the VPS is actually starting at $7.75 because $5 is only the bare minimum monthly subscription fee WITHOUT IP address, memory, storage and data bandwidth. When you add the minimum required (1 IP, 64MB memory, 1GB storage space and 10GB data transfer/month), it will go up to $7.75, which is above the threshold that I use for this site.

    January 29, 2009 @ 12:04 am | Reply

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