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Discussion in 'Benchmarks & Performance' started by Vanquished, Apr 25, 2006.

  1. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Hey Everyone,
    I am in the works of making a game server fo counterstrike source and possibly DODS. The server should be able to have 2 CSS servers running and possibly 1 DODS server. The server will need to accomodate 64 players on each CSS game and any number on the DODS game. My question to you is, will this setup suffice?

    AMD Athlon X2 3800
    1GB RAM (any kind)
    80 GB WD Serial ATA Hard Drive
    Biostar Geforce 6100-M9 GeForce 6100 Athlon 64(FX)/64 X2 Dual-Core Skt939 DDR M-ATX Motherboard w/Audio, Video, LAN, RAID/Serial ATA MOBO
    LG GDR-8163BB 16X IDE DVD-ROM
    LOGISYS Computer PS550ABK 550Watts Power Supply With SATA and 20/24 Pin connectors
    Miscellaneous Case

    If you find anything that should be upgraded or anything that is unneccessary, please reply.
    Thanks a lot,
    Jack
     
  2. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    If I'm mistaken, don't you need a much larger hardrive to do something like this..
     
  3. Techno Child

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    you shouldn't... just as long as you can instal the games i would think...which i'm sure they won't take up 80 gigs :p

    other than that i would recommend at least double the ram...

    sounds exciting, good luck :D
     
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  4. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Have you heard back from Comcast about if they will let you do it?
     
  5. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    that server is way under spec for what you want. you want atleast 2GB of ram and I'd hazard at 4GB to handle 192+ players, especially cionsidering you have specified no upper limit on DODS.

    You also want a faster dual core chip. and 5-10mbts uplink speed too :)
     
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  6. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    No way in heck he'll get 5-10mbts of uplink, no way.
     
  7. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Yes, i got 10 mbps upload speed, from verizon...
    Anyways, my friend says 2 gb of mem is neccessary, so that'll be it.
    When i stated no specified number on DOD, I meant low numbers (its least important)
     
  8. Xie

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    With a server for a game like CS you shouldn't need to even worry about your "server" having a nice DVD-ROM or video card, it won't need them. It only handles the math, loading lvls, ect. A game server needs connection speed, RAM, and CPU most of all. Of course fast HD's don't hurt but without the rest they are no good IMHO. :)
     
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  9. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    I dont even have a Vid Card,
    Just thought i would do an sata HDD because it comes out being cheaper than a PATA. :)
     
  10. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Again I say you will NEVER achieve 10mbps upload stream. If you do, I will eat my words but I would need multiple bandwidth tests to prove it. Unless you paid a SICK amount of money, it just won't happen.

    Another thing - if your "friend" says 2GB of RAM is all you need, and you won't listen to other people(s) suggestions - why ask?
     
  11. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    Yep! Just need alot of ram, very fast cpu and a very fast connection. SATA hard drive sound be fast enough.
     
  12. technokid88

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    can i get on that server and show off my skillz lol
     
  13. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Becuase I didnt believe him... Most servers out there are really bad...
    Anyways, yes I will have the 10mbps available... My friends father has huge ties to Verizon, he his extremely high up in Fidelity and can get whatever he wishes.

    Admiral Michael - Is 2GB enough?

    TechnoKid,
    I suppose you can come in...
    Won't be up til the summer though...
     
  14. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Make sure you post the IP of the game server in this thread so we can DoS attack it :p
     
  15. Bman

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    lmao, for sure
     
  16. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Whats DoS?
    I'll post it when its up...
     
  17. kcnychief

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    Post it when you have it, then I'll tell you :p

    Kidding - DoS is a Denial of Service Attack :lick:
     
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  18. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    I see...
    Do you even play CSS?
     
  19. Xie

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    You get FIOS via your connection? I wish I had FIOS .. but Verizon isn't offering here yet. Get at least faster upload for safe price (maybe cheaper) then cable here.
     
  20. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    No,
    I have comcast, i am putting the server not at my home but at the verizon place...