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VPSNodes - $5/month 2GB and $3.75/month 1GB OpenVZ VPS in Dallas, Texas

VPS NodesKen, from VPSNodes, has got two great deals for LowEndBox readers located in Dallas, Texas. You don’t need to use a coupon for either of the plans.

OpenVZ 1024MB RAM

  • 1024MB RAM
  • 1024MB vSwap
  • 3 CPU Cores (Equal Share)
  • 75GB SSD-Cached Diskspace
  • 2000GB Bandwidth
  • 100Mbps Shared Port
  • 1 IPv4 Address
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $3.75/ Month | Order Link
OpenVZ 2048MB RAM

  • 2048MB RAM
  • 2048MB vSwap
  • 4 CPU Cores (Equal Share)
  • 100GB SSD-Cached Diskspace
  • 3000GB Bandwidth
  • 100Mbps Shared Port
  • 1 IPv4 Address
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $5.00/ Month | Order Link

This is the second time we have listed VPSNodes, the first time was a couple of months ago! They have renewed their website design since that time. The VPSNodes domain has been registered since 2009. Nodes are configured with the E3-1240v2 CPU, 32 GB memory, 4×1 TB WD RE4 SATA, LSI 9260-4i with BBU and a 120 GB SSD for SSD-cached enabled transfers. Ken tells us that they automatically backup their whole nodes. Currently there is no expiration date set for this offer. If you purchase one of these, do leave us a review below.

VPSNodes accepts payment via PayPal. They offer a 48 hour money back guarantee. You will need to contact support if you wish to obtain a refund. Servers are provisioned instantly. Additional IPv4 addresses are charged at $0.50 each per month. For more information, take a look at their Terms of Service.

Network Information:

Servers are with ColoCrossing in Dallas, Texas.

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  1. Can i use for video encoding?
    Using ffmpeg on linux

    January 8, 2014 @ 10:10 am | Reply
  2. TOS link points to a 404 page.

    Not Found
    The requested URL /tos/ was not found on this server.
    Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.
    Apache/2.2.24 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.24 OpenSSL/1.0.0-fips mod_auth_passthrough/2.1 mod_bwlimited/1.4 FrontPage/ Server at www.vpsnodes.com Port 80

    January 8, 2014 @ 2:15 pm | Reply
  3. Correct link to TOS is .

    January 8, 2014 @ 2:16 pm | Reply
  4. user123:

    Is there an AUP? The TOS repeatedly refers to an AUP, but I can’t find one anywhere. Also, there are some interesting posts about their first offer from last Summer.

    January 8, 2014 @ 7:12 pm | Reply
  5. gully2389:

    I just bought 3 of these. Very happy with the price and they actually give me better upload speeds than my linode / digital ocean VPS’s. In the process of making the switch, but it’s a very good deal.

    January 8, 2014 @ 8:21 pm | Reply
  6. cyclo:

    Can the VPS be used for streaming video (private of course)

    January 9, 2014 @ 8:25 pm | Reply
    • perennate:

      Is there any virtual machine service that restricts your usage like that? Anyway probably you should open ticket and then find out and post here if you feel it’s significant, I don’t think they check this page to answer questions.

      January 10, 2014 @ 10:44 am | Reply
  7. well not sure about the first question. Some VPS providers do restrict streaming videos. I haven’t bought a VPS through them yet. I want to make sure I can use it for the purpose I plan to before I buy.

    January 10, 2014 @ 12:59 pm | Reply
    • perennate:

      Yeah but you can contact them at http://www.vpsnodes.com/contactus.php

      January 10, 2014 @ 1:13 pm | Reply
    • Hello they do not offer support this is horible i pay my vps and after 2 days have suspended bicouse i need to pay again if you open tiket you will need to wait 1-3 days for response. so i sugest you to search other vps

      February 24, 2014 @ 3:26 pm | Reply
  8. mike:

    do they allow game server

    January 11, 2014 @ 4:55 am | Reply
  9. ura soul:

    self signed tls/ssl certificate for the panel page on their site?
    i like the idea of self signing, yet that is no way to secure ‘online trust’.. which causes me to question their overall knowledge.

    January 13, 2014 @ 10:12 am | Reply
  10. I did not receive hosting details from your side. My VPS invoice number is 560.

    January 13, 2014 @ 9:48 pm | Reply
  11. Ok. I checked my account. My account is active but i do not a SolusVM details. Please send me SolusVM detail, i want other OS in this box.

    January 13, 2014 @ 10:03 pm | Reply
  12. Marco:

    Does the offer expire after one year of purchase? or if I buy 1 year offer at 60$ I will continue to pay 60$ the year after?

    January 14, 2014 @ 5:14 am | Reply
  13. Damian:

    I bought one of these at $60/year.
    @Shasank I also never received the emails – I had to whitelist the sender email/domain.
    Stuffed up my install of WHM DNSONLY and redeployed my VPS quickly and easily online and started again.
    So far – no problems at all.
    @Marco I wondered the same – the billing agreement suggests that it will be billed at $60/year every year.

    January 14, 2014 @ 8:26 pm | Reply
  14. i have purchased the 2gb plan. after the payment, i have recieved my vps details, the bad news is, it doesnt work. i feel being ripped off but i hope the support team would fix this issue for me and have my vps online.

    ill make a review after i have get the server fully working and how good it is :)

    January 16, 2014 @ 6:21 am | Reply
  15. uddhab:

    can i full root access with 5$/mo server

    January 17, 2014 @ 1:42 am | Reply
  16. moda253:

    this company is throwing up some serious red flags. I recieved no email from them though you can find email history of recently sent emails. Great so I got my vps panel login info from there but the credentils given don’t work. So now I am blacklisted. lovely. Thinking about canceling service? Their contact us page gives a 404. sweet. Opened a ticket and nothing. This has the feel of a real shady deal.

    January 17, 2014 @ 3:59 pm | Reply
  17. I requested refund within 48 hours but I didn’t yet received a reply :(

    January 19, 2014 @ 9:58 am | Reply
  18. rowen:

    they didn’t reply when I tried to get refund.

    January 19, 2014 @ 12:38 pm | Reply
  19. David:

    I thought the SolusVM panel would include the account management and stuff, but it didn’t. My fault.

    I did get the VPS setup really quickly (under two minutes), and a refund almost just as quickly. Wouldn’t mind doing business with them later when I can afford a cPanel license :)

    January 21, 2014 @ 7:20 pm | Reply
  20. I bought 2Gn plan, 2 min install and fast service, but their email dont work, just ticket, but fast responce. I am happy with 2Gb plan VPS

    January 24, 2014 @ 1:36 pm | Reply
  21. nitin:

    very poore service and support by provider take 3 days for activaction and provider supendeded service withing 12 hr of service activactiol for reason kloxo is not secure and then provide me modified kloxo on vps and then vps are alwys shut down

    after two days my vps become trminated

    what a support by provider

    very poor provider

    I suggest u all never go for this provider

    February 1, 2014 @ 9:22 pm | Reply
  22. Thomas:

    This company took my money, suspended my account for something that can’t possibly be my fault and wont refund me.

    I’m only out $3.75, but lesson learned.

    I purchased my server on the Jan 20th, 2014, planning to move my teamspeak server from another host here, to save money. I never got around to actually setting this up. In fact I bought the server, and I never uploaded a single file, didn’t give out the IP address, nothing. So I finally decided I need to test it out before it expired and see if I want to move my stuff here. I go into the control panel only to find my account has been suspended at some point due to “ddos” with no details and no email to me. When I contact support they don’t seem to understand me, by this I mean the responses don’t make sense, they are like broken English. The response time is between 4-12 hours over 3 days, which is frustrating because they don’t seem to understand what they are responding to when they do respond. Frustrated with them not being able to understand me I finally just ask if they can refund the money, I’m told my ticket “has been placed on hold for billing”. I wait another 12 hours to be told that there is only a window for 48 hours to request a refund. Since the server was opened longer, “no refund is due”.

    If you buy from this company you are running the risk of having them suspend your account for a bogus reason and keep your money. Next time I will not ignore the warning signs, the self signed security certificate, the broken links to the TOS, should have all been red flags.

    $3.75 isn’t much to lose, I’m just more mad that I feel scammed out of it by them.

    February 4, 2014 @ 1:54 pm | Reply
  23. They are like a scam really no support when you need and the vps get crashed every time so shuting down with no reason by it self :( so dont wast you money and time

    February 11, 2014 @ 9:02 am | Reply
  24. JohnOutThere:

    Worthless support, crappy uptime. Had a server for a short period of time, but this is probably the worst hosting provider I’ve seen, EVER!

    February 13, 2014 @ 7:27 am | Reply
  25. I purchased one of the 3.75 offers. I had some other addons that I needed. Normally with in 3 hours even on a Sunday. I received reply’s. Which appears to be typical customer service response time.
    I had my server reboot on day one. Which I didn’t think was very good. But it balanced out.
    So far I have been up 9 days straight. I will post back when I have had the vps for a longer period of time.

    February 20, 2014 @ 4:21 pm | Reply
  26. thagoat:

    I don’t often bash companies for terrible service (*COUGH* Verizon *COUGH*) but I’ll agree, the service is terrible. The first month it was ok, second was iffy with service instances of needing to reinstall my server. When they finally upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 (about 1 month short of 14.04 release) the mysql server doesn’t install properly. I told them about the issue and the told me the don’t offer software support.
    Now into my 3rd month they have suspended my account 3 times in 1 week for 2 supposed DDoS attacks and now too many connections? WTF? I hosted my site on Dreamhost for over 3 years with no problems at all.
    Don’t waste your time or money on this service.

    March 12, 2014 @ 11:08 am | Reply
  27. Anthony:

    I have been hosting with them for about a month. The service is not the fastest, but I’ve definitely seen worse. My ticket took one day to be answered. Something I like is that I can host a game server. Most other VPS hosts will not let me host a game server on my VPS, but VPSNodes does.

    July 11, 2014 @ 4:48 pm | Reply
  28. i like this spect
    E3-1240v2 CPU, 32 GB memory, 4×1 TB WD RE4 SATA, LSI 9260-4i with BBU and a 120 GB SSD for SSD-

    May 5, 2015 @ 12:52 am | Reply

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