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I am in need of a game server hosting company that provides a server with an overclocked processor, preferably a newer intel overclocked to at least 4ghz. Does anyone know of a game server hosting company that has this?
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Why? Why not build your own?
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Why? Why not build your own?

I would still have to bring it to a data center and pay monthly to have it their, I would rather just go with a company who already offers what I am looking for
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I host gameservers, though im curious to know what kind of applications you need it for?
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I host gameservers, though im curious to know what kind of applications you need it for?

A very large minecraft server that heavily uses world edit. Minecraft cant use more than one processor core, I have an eight core xeon server but it is only clocked at about 2.8ghz. So I can host the same server on my dekstop which is clocked at 4.6ghz and it is more than twice as fast in game than on the xeon server, even though my desktop has less ram, slower hardrives, and half as many processors.

After a lot of testing clockspeed seems to be the key
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A very large minecraft server that heavily uses world edit. Minecraft cant use more than one processor core, I have an eight core xeon server but it is only clocked at about 2.8ghz. So I can host the same server on my dekstop which is clocked at 4.6ghz and it is more than twice as fast in game than on the xeon server, even though my desktop has less ram, slower hardrives, and half as many processors.
After a lot of testing clockspeed seems to be the key

Program a mod to get it multi-threaded.
No hosts run overclocked processors (professional hosts anyway) because they might be unstable.
    
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A very large minecraft server that heavily uses world edit. Minecraft cant use more than one processor core, I have an eight core xeon server but it is only clocked at about 2.8ghz. So I can host the same server on my dekstop which is clocked at 4.6ghz and it is more than twice as fast in game than on the xeon server.

Okay well I will tell you this.

You simply will not find a company that overclocks their processors. Not exaggerating. Between the extra heat output in a small case such as a 1U or 2U case there is no room for something other than a stock heatsink. Also stability comes into serious question on servers, no company is going to risk it.

You'll need to find an individual perhaps, I know it doesnt sound good. If it uses that much CPU then see what you can do though I use world edit on my server which runs a Q6600 @ stock and it doesnt use much CPU at all. It is a massive ram hog though.

Im sorry mate but you'll really have to take my advice on this one, no company will do that. An individual "may", though unlikely. I wouldn't really be interested in doing such a thing myself for those above reasons. If my servers crashed for any reason i'd be really upset, as I have a lot of important things running.

Not the news you'd like to hear I know, I wouldn't either. But its true.
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What Ryan said is exactly the reasons.
The only thing you can do is build your own and make sure its 100% stable and collocate it to a datacentre
    
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post #9 of 14
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Program a mod to get it multi-threaded.
No hosts run overclocked processors (professional hosts anyway) because they might be unstable.
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Originally Posted by Ryanb213 View Post

Okay well I will tell you this.
You simply will not find a company that overclocks their processors. Not exaggerating. Between the extra heat output in a small case such as a 1U or 2U case there is no room for something other than a stock heatsink. Also stability comes into serious question on servers, no company is going to risk it.
You'll need to find an individual perhaps, I know it doesnt sound good. If it uses that much CPU then see what you can do though I use world edit on my server which runs a Q6600 @ stock and it doesnt use much CPU at all. It is a massive ram hog though.
Im sorry mate but you'll really have to take my advice on this one, no company will do that. An individual "may", though unlikely. I wouldn't really be interested in doing such a thing myself for those above reasons. If my servers crashed for any reason i'd be really upset, as I have a lot of important things running.
Not the news you'd like to hear I know, I wouldn't either. But its true.


Ah ok, I was thinking heat and stability would probably be an issue, well at least I know now. Thanks for the responses, I will have to try something else. If anyone does find anything though, post it
Edited by xlastshotx - 1/18/12 at 8:34pm
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Hello, have any of you heard of sandy bridge? Apparently not.

There absolutely are hosting services that host dedicated OC servers but all of the ones I've found are running on first gen i series CPUs. We need as much per core performance as possible which means an OCed sandy bridge is ideal.

Closest that we have found is a service that offers 4ghz first gen i series CPU servers which is not quite enough for our needs.
    
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