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    [ReThinkVPS] 30GB | 512MB | Unmetered 1Gb/s | $5.56

    [US] ReThinkVPS.com - Unmetered! | 1Gb/s VPS
    www.ReThinkVPS.com

    Hello LowEndTalk! My name is Sam and I am a representative of ReThinkVPS and I am here today to bring you this great deal for a low end VPS with unmetered bandwidth!

    We are offering you this great deal for all of our VPS packages which will bring the price down to $5.56 per month. Our nodes are located on a tier 1 network in Dallas, TX connected to a fully redundant infrastructure to ensure you can access your VPS at all times! To get this great discount just use the coupon code "30OFF" when ordering your package.

    All of our nodes are OpenVZ and connected to a 1Gb/s port so you get the speeds you should. All of the package details are below.

    VPS 1.0 Package:

    Dedicated RAM: 128MB
    Burstable RAM: 512MB
    Disk Space: 30GB
    Bandwidth: Unmetered!
    IPV4 Addresses: 1 (IPv4)
    Connection Port: 1Gb/s
    Cores: 4 (Shared)
    FREE SETUP: $5.56/MONTH (After Coupon)
    ORDER NOW: http://www.rethinkvps.com/vpshosting.php

    If you have any questions please post them below.

    www.ReThinkVPS.com - Founded 2010

    Comments

    • rm_rm_ Member

      From TOS:

      For example, you can't expect a VPS 1.0 to push 3TB bandwidth/month.

      So you advertise unmetered gigabit, but in reality people can't use more than ~10 Mbit on average.

    • Ouch, advertising burst in the title which ends up being 4x dedicated.

      Solpocalyse 2013 survivor - RIP in peace 2 VPSes

    • @rm_ said:
      From TOS:

      So you advertise unmetered gigabit, but in reality people can't use more than ~10 Mbit on average.

      It's to stop 1 customer saturating a full line, we have to have a safety net to stop other customers from being slowed down.

      @Maurice said:
      Ouch, advertising burst in the title which ends up being 4x dedicated.

      In the title I never said 512 guaranteed RAM but remember if you need more RAM the coupon code works on every package.

      www.ReThinkVPS.com - Founded 2010

    • @rethinkvps so you're not actually providing unmetered 1 Gigabit only 10 mbps

      IMHO false advertising

    • NyrNyr Member

      @rethinkvps said:
      It's to stop 1 customer saturating a full line, we have to have a safety net to stop other customers from being slowed down.

      But then that's not unmetered it's clearly metered. At 2 TB/month, specifically. 1 gbps it's 657 TB per month.

      Not that I would expect to use 657 TB from an unmetered VPS, but 30 would sound reasonable to me if it was really unmetered.

    • rethinkvpsrethinkvps Member
      edited July 2013

      @Nyr said:
      Not that I would expect to use 657 TB from an unmetered VPS, but 30 would sound reasonable to me if it was really unmetered.

      I highly doubt any company which sells unmetered services would allow 30TB on a product under $7. Most companies which I know of that offer unmetered require you to pay ~$25 to get 10Mb/s.

      www.ReThinkVPS.com - Founded 2010

    • @rethinkvps then dont make false advertising claims about unmetered bandwidth if you cant do it

    • NyrNyr Member

      @rethinkvps said:
      I highly doubt any company which sells unmetered services would allow 30TB on a product under $7. Most companies which I know of that offer unmetered require you to pay ~$25 to get 10Mb/s.

      I push 30TB/month of shitty bandwidth with multiple low end providers. If they have 1 gbps nodes, 30TB is about 50 sustained mbps, not really a problem since most customers don't use that kind of bandwidth.

    • But clearly, @rethinkvps , these are not your reason to mark your service as "unmetered".

    • @finlandvps said:
      rethinkvps then dont make false advertising claims about unmetered bandwidth if you cant do it

      In no way is it false claims and we can, we put that there to allow us to keep our other customers from getting throttled by a single user.

      @Nyr said:
      I push 30TB/month of shitty bandwidth with multiple low end providers. If they have 1 gbps nodes, 30TB is about 50 sustained mbps, not really a problem since most customers don't use that kind of bandwidth.

      I'd love a link to their page.

      @sundaymouse said:
      But clearly, rethinkvps , these are not your reason to mark your service as "unmetered".

      We are allowed to mark our services as unmetered because that's what they are. We only limit transfer on people if they are effecting other customers.

      www.ReThinkVPS.com - Founded 2010

    • NyrNyr Member
      edited July 2013

      @rethinkvps said:
      I'd love a link to their page.

      That was me:
      http://www.lowendtalk.com/discussion/comment/289803/#Comment_289803

      @rethinkvps said:
      We are allowed to mark our services as unmetered because that's what they are.

      You should search on a dictionary what the meaning of metering things is.

    • What happends when i buy the "VPS 1.0" plan and use around 5TB, will you suspend me? Even though it's unmetered?

    • @joodle said:
      What happends when i buy the "VPS 1.0" plan and use around 5TB, will you suspend me? Even though it's unmetered?

      No we never suspend, we contact you to see if that package is best for you and work out a deal if you wish to move up a package or if the client wishes limit the network throughput of the VPS.

      www.ReThinkVPS.com - Founded 2010

    • perennateperennate Member, Provider
      edited July 2013

      If you have a bandwidth limit (i.e., your 3 TB), then how can you think that saying unmetered is in any way reasonable. And for a 1gbit/s?

      Edit: also, if you look at other LEB providers, most people expect a 512 MB RAM VPS to be able to use 3 TB of bandwidth (for example, RamNode offers 2 TB I think). With your unmetered label, that expectation goes up by an order of magnitude.

    • rm_rm_ Member
      edited July 2013

      So it is clearly metered, you are metering the consumption and promise dire consequences if people use even as much as 1% of the advertised product.

    • @perennate said:
      If you have a bandwidth limit (i.e., your 3 TB), then how can you think that saying unmetered is in any way reasonable. And for a 1gbit/s?

      No we don't have set limits. We do have clients who use about ~5TB on a VPS 1.0 but because they don't bother the other clients we can let them go, people who expect to get a full 1Gb/s line from us are the people it is there to stop.

      www.ReThinkVPS.com - Founded 2010

    • perennateperennate Member, Provider

      So at the very least you should update your title and post to say that it's "unmetered" but if you plan on using more than 3TB/mo you should open a ticket first.

    • The rest of the section about bandwidth says the following

      ReThinkVPS offers a shared connection, under no circumstances is one VPS allowed to slow down any other VPSs, if this was to happen ReThinkVPS will contact the client immediately to arrange some sort of solution. Since this is a shared connection, one VPS isn't allowed to slow down other VPSs. This is rarely an issue, if it does become a problem, we will contact the client to arrange a solution (move to a less busy node, etc). For example, you can't expect a VPS 1.0 to push 3TB bandwidth/month. Our policy aims to be as reasonable and fair as possible.

      That is just an example and under different circumstances the limit is different.

      www.ReThinkVPS.com - Founded 2010

    • NyrNyr Member

      @rethinkvps said:
      people who expect to get a full 1Gb/s line from us are the people it is there to stop

      I asked about 50 mbps and you clearly said that wasn't aceptable. No one expects a full 1 gbps from a shared port.

    • @rethinkvps said:
      The rest of the section about bandwidth says the following

      ReThinkVPS offers a shared connection, under no circumstances is one VPS allowed to slow down any other VPSs, if this was to happen ReThinkVPS will contact the client immediately to arrange some sort of solution. Since this is a shared connection, one VPS isn't allowed to slow down other VPSs. This is rarely an issue, if it does become a problem, we will contact the client to arrange a solution (move to a less busy node, etc). For example, you can't expect a VPS 1.0 to push 3TB bandwidth/month. Our policy aims to be as reasonable and fair as possible.

      That is just an example and under different circumstances the limit is different.

      You've set yourself up here. Your title clearly states that it is unmetered 1Gbps.

      You then have in your ToS and comments here that if anyone uses significant bandwidth they will be managed in some way. This is not unmetered. Simply drop the unmetered and I think people would have no issue.

      Now for the RAM I can't see an issue as long as your burstable is not vswap.

    • perennateperennate Member, Provider
      edited July 2013

      All you're offering is a 1gbit port, which many other providers offer, but without a clearly set bandwidth limit. Obviously you still have a very low implied bandwidth limit (apparently 5 TB was the max you mentioned) compared to what you'd expect from an unmetered 1gbit port (>15 TB).

      Also, many other providers don't mind if you go a bit above the bandwidth limit but don't cause problems, which I don't see as being different than your service. Yet they don't claim to have any unmetered bandwidth.

      Maybe you should advertise a 10 mbit unmetered connection (which comes out to around 3 TB) with 1 gbit burst instead. Or just remove the unmetered completely but mention that if you go above and don't cause problems it's ok.

      Also the low price isn't an excuse for misleading advertising.

    • @perennate said:
      All you're offering is a 1gbit port, which many other providers offer, but without a clearly set bandwidth limit. Obviously you still have a very low implied bandwidth limit (apparently 5 TB was the max you mentioned) compared to what you'd expect from an unmetered 1gbit port (>15 TB).

      Also, many other providers don't mind if you go a bit above the bandwidth limit but don't cause problems, which I don't see as being different than your service. Yet they don't claim to have any unmetered bandwidth.

      Maybe you should advertise a 10 mbit unmetered connection (which comes out to around 3 TB) with 1 gbit burst instead. Or just remove the unmetered completely but mention that if you go above and don't cause problems it's ok.

      Also the low price isn't an excuse for misleading advertising.

      We do allow for higher than 5TB just not on a <$7 a month VPS.

      www.ReThinkVPS.com - Founded 2010

    • @rethinkvps then dont advertise as unmetered VPS as it isnt unmetered.
      How hard is it to understand?

    • @finlandvps said:
      rethinkvps then dont advertise as unmetered VPS as it isnt unmetered.
      How hard is it to understand?

      Go say that to every other unmetered provider.

      www.ReThinkVPS.com - Founded 2010

    • Unmetered = Unmetered and NOT 3TB or w/e limit

    • @rethinkvps probably the only thing interesting in your advert is unmetered but as it isnt unmetered you lose interest. People who need BW probably want to know what they can get in reality. You should remove the unmetered part and be a responsible host thats what people want; a responsible host.

    • We will revise the limits and the way it is wrote out.

      www.ReThinkVPS.com - Founded 2010

    • datakodatako Member

      IM SO CONFUSED. "512MB" and then I check... and it's burst wth? At this rate, the price isn't even competitive and it's straight up false advertising.

      @rethinkvps said:
      We do allow for higher than 5TB just not on a <$7 a month VPS.

      What? so it's METERED. You've stated under this $5.56 offer that it's UNMETERED but it's not... Get out

    • @datako said:
      IM SO CONFUSED. "512MB" and then I check... and it's burst wth? At this rate, the price isn't even competitive and it's straight up false advertising.
      What? so it's METERED. You've stated under this $5.56 offer that it's UNMETERED but it's not... Get out

      Stop jumping on the bandwagon. In the title I never wrote 512MB guaranteed, so the assumption that it was guaranteed is making it false advertising?

      We are unmetered we have flexible limits in place to protect our customers from VPSs saturating the node.

      www.ReThinkVPS.com - Founded 2010

    • @rethinkvps said:
      Stop jumping on the bandwagon. In the title I never wrote 512MB guaranteed, so the assumption that it was guaranteed is making it false advertising?

      Is it burst or vSwap?

    • rm_rm_ Member

      In the title I never wrote 512MB guaranteed, so the assumption that it was guaranteed is making it false advertising?

      It is a reasonable expectation and an accepted practice of this forum (and even for the non-sleazy portion of ads on WHT), that if a single number for RAM is stated, it will be the guaranteed RAM, not burstable. I see there are multiple problems with your ad and instead of apologizing and correcting, you try to "fight back" and argue that everyone is wrong and only you is right, this is not going to work well for you.

    • datakodatako Member
      edited July 2013

      @rethinkvps said:
      We are unmetered we have flexible limits in place to protect our customers from VPSs saturating the node.

      I'm not jumping on the band wagon. I checked this offer because it seemed appealing only to be filled with disappointment. If you took the word Unmetered out and put 5TB and put 128mb/512 burstable, you wouldn't have this problem in the first place. Just get off your high horse and accept the fact that your ad was so full of flaws

    • @rethinkvps unmetered with limits isnt unmetered as simple as that. Hope you fix this and learn!

    • This is not unmetered, but you say it is unmetered, you there's no reason why shouldn't people tumbling about your title advertising.

    • datakodatako Member

      lol this thread reminds me of runawayhosts or whatever it was. You buy their VPS, they run!

      Buy a rethinkvps and then you rethink about what you just bought! Hmm... it's not unmetered and it's only burstable ram... gah!

    • jvnadrjvnadr Member

      You could tell that this offer is a scam! It says unmetered but this is a lie... 3GB is not unmetered, it is metered very well! And it is over prized, also, for 128MB, same time that in the title says 512 MB with no any "burst" mark ... Indeed, anyone who is going to buy, have to "rethink" choosing this VPS...

      • If a program actually fits in memory and has enough disk space, it is guaranteed to crash.
      • If such a program has not crashed yet, it is waiting for a critical moment before it crashes.

    • @rethinkvps

      Will you do a OpenVZ 128 MB VPS plan for $15/year? Other minimum specs I require are 5 GB Disk Space, 150 GB Bandwidth, 1 IPv4 Address.

      Please PM me if you can do this, thanks!

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