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Help! I want to build a dedicated server for gaming

Hi,

 

I am after a dedicated server for gaming servers such as ARK, Rust, Minecraft, DayZ and many more. Just having difficulty understanding what parts to get as I have previously just hosted but it has become costly.

 

So I am looking for advice on parts best suited for running a lot of servers some of which I have listed. I do not have a price limit as I am willing to buy whatever is recommended for best performance for gaming servers.

 

TIA,

MrLexinator

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Its really not that simple unfortunately.

 

You can theoretically run the servers on fairly cheap components however you then end up paying for the electricity to keep your servers running 24/7 plus you also have to have a good internet connection (mostly upload).

 

It'll probably work out cheaper to keep paying a host.

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All together or just a couple? Like all of these will run on pretty low end hardware on their own but all on one machine may prove a bit difficult and you will most likely have to set up a vm or 2 for ones that would interfere with eachother. Other than that totally doable.

 

But without your internet speed and expected player numbers (as in confirmed players and a realistic future estimate not a I will start a new server for 500 people when you have maybe 4 friends that play with you for that game).

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