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Old 24-09-2013, 18:38
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Hi guys,

Has anyone tried Zoostorm PCs? I've been looking at this one to use as a media server and something I can remote onto at work (something we are allowed to do). http://www.ebuyer.com/407538-zoostor...p-pc-7873-1076

I understand it doesn't have an operating system. That's not a big problem for me, I've seen some full retail copies of Windows 7 on eBay that aren't too expensive.
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Old 24-09-2013, 18:48
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crappy processor and small hdd and by the looks of it onboard graphics so not the greatest system around so setting it up could add more than buying something a bit better as it has no hdmi
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Old 24-09-2013, 20:00
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I bought a Zoostorm from ebuyer 4 years ago for 199 with a Pentium E6300/500GB hard drive and it's given no problems.
I had a spare legit copy of W7 as I'd bought several at the introductory price of around 45.
So, depends what you want and it's not a hi-spec machine by any account but I've not been let down.
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Old 24-09-2013, 23:34
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They do what they do for the price, got one for someone for a second machine to run a Linux server on a couple of years back, it is still going well and is on 24/7.

Depends what you want it for at the end of the day.
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Old 25-09-2013, 08:39
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We have bought some 100 or so custom-spec Zoostorm machines over the past couple of years in work. They are lasting well, and we've had no issues with them.
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Old 25-09-2013, 08:47
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Have used Zoostorm a couple of times. They are basically budget machines. Not had any trouble with them so far. They seem to be specialising in Windows 7 machines these days, as most of the big names sell Windows 8 PCs pretty much exclusively these days.
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