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Ok thank you very much
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@ the OP

To asnwer your question (desregarding you internet speed). No those would not make good server to host games on. I am sure you do not have the enclosure to run them in or the power supplies, which would cost you even more overhead.

If you already had the enclosure laying around and possibly some spare parts, then it couldnt hurt to try. Heck you might even be able to get the other two working depending on what the issues are.
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Sorry mate, its not possible to host any battlefield server as ranked. And no recent battlefield server ranked or unranked. Even if you do manage to obtain server files, you will need an approved white listed IP address to establish a connection to the plasma back end that runs the server browser.

A server should also be running in a datacenter. Which is very expensive.
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You will be wanting to find a different means of hosting the games. The servers will be requiring a special enclosure, and the enclosure also runs off 240 volt power, so good luck wiring that up. So if you want to run your own games on your own hardware, your best be would be to grab rack mountable servers.
    
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This is Sounding alot more difficult then i had expected. frown.gif
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you really just need a faster upload from your ISP and a decent mahcine to host your game server. Midrange system 8GB ram nice core speed hyperthreading wouldnt hurt... cheap 1155 i5 or E3 xeon build..
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Originally Posted by Nipples View Post

This is Sounding alot more difficult then i had expected. frown.gif

Have faith. If we all gave up then nothing would get done and we would be constantly going round in circles. If you have any more questions, however small or silly you think they are, post away and someone will try and help you.

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That sounds good, just needa save for that build. Thanks
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the E3-1235 or 1245 (both these chips include integrated HD 3000 graphics) option would be about $50 more than an i5-2500k chip... But you would be getting hyperthreading and vt-d for later if you ever virtualized and an extra +2MB on your L3 cache. The only other "upside" to a xeon is that the chips are designed to run 24*7 in an enterprise environment.
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