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post #11 of 20
will it be in a data centre? Otherwise what's your upload speed like? Hosting that amount with a slow upload would be painful. Might be worth considering just renting a server
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Why was a 16 core server cpu recommended?
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Why are people recommending dual xeon boards for this? We run more on less at work then this.

8-16GB Ram, a 1155 / 1366 / 2011 board with a nicely clocked quad core (i7 2600k if you had the money) and that would be more then enough.

The stuff you are running won't cause it to be under stupid load, it's your internet that will need to be up to par here.

Post speedtest.net results then we'll see tongue.gif
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run the minecraft server off of a 2GB or so RAMDISK, allocate about 8 GB to it. not sure about the other game servers. Amount of web traffic will determine needs for those.
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post #15 of 20
lol dual xeons? hahah

ram and internet is what is the most needed thing here.

lol dual xeons. I'm still lol'ing
post #16 of 20
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Originally Posted by chrisguitar View Post

lol dual xeons? hahah
ram and internet is what is the most needed thing here.
lol dual xeons. I'm still lol'ing

biggrin.gif, shouldnt laugh.. xD
any people have said dual xeons is a waste, and as chrisguitar has said your internet speed is the most important factor that you should check first, whay is it? do a speedtest.net test
RAM is important too, i think 16GB and as someone mentioned alocate some to a RamDisk..
CPU an 17 2600K or even a non K model will surfice.. no need for dual xeons smile.gif
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post #17 of 20
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will it be in a data centre? Otherwise what's your upload speed like? Hosting that amount with a slow upload would be painful. Might be worth considering just renting a server

No he only wants to share files on his home network. He won't need a internet connection at all. biggrin.gif
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Quote:
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will it be in a data centre? Otherwise what's your upload speed like? Hosting that amount with a slow upload would be painful. Might be worth considering just renting a server

No he only wants to share files on his home network. He won't need a internet connection at all. biggrin.gif

from the OP:
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1) Host 1 - 3 Websites.
2) Be able to host 2 - 4 Game Servers (COD4, Minecraft, Terraria and BF3).
3) Share Files on my Home Network.

he'll definitely need a fast up and down internet connection
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post #19 of 20
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from the OP:
he'll definitely need a fast up and down internet connection

Point taken. But in relation to the bandwidth needed for the "Data centre" he won't need because he is not running a data centre. But in relation to the other tasks. Yes he will need a lot of up/down bandwidth. biggrin.gif

EDIT: DERP DERP DERPIE MC DERP. Sorry a bit late at night. And have been awake for about 48 hours. Misread. :S Please ignore anything i say until i get some sleep. tongue.gif
Edited by Timbojones - 2/20/12 at 4:46pm
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Point taken. But in relation to the bandwidth needed for the "Data centre" he won't need because he is not running a data centre. But in relation to the other tasks. Yes he will need a lot of up/down bandwidth. biggrin.gif
EDIT: DERP DERP DERPIE MC DERP. Sorry a bit late at night. And have been awake for about 48 hours. Misread. :S Please ignore anything i say until i get some sleep. tongue.gif

I was going to say...... biggrin.gif
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