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The advanced performance potential of dedicated servers makes them an efficient platform for gaming workloads. Compared to shared hosting platforms, dedicated servers provide more processing, memory, and storage capabilities to better handle demanding workloads. phoenixNAP’s solutions are ideal for gaming organizations that need to maintain a continuous capacity and have a predictable demand for performance.

Recommended servers

Light Workloads

Intel Xeon E-2276G
(6×3.80GHz with HT and 4.90GHz Turbo)

64GB DDR4 RAM
1x1TB NVMe
1 Gbps network (private + public)
15TB bandwidth
20Gbps DDoS


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Medium Workloads

Intel Xeon E-2288G
(8×3.70GHz with HT and 5.00GHz Turbo)

128GB DDR4 RAM
1x1TB NVMe
1 Gbps network (private + public)
15TB bandwidth
20Gbps DDoS

 


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Heavy Workloads

2x Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y (24×2.7GHz)
Comparable to Xeon Gold 6226 Processors

256GB RAM
2x1TB NVMe
10 Gbps network (private + public)
15TB bandwidth
20Gbps DDoS


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* Optional upgrades to 10GB networking capability as Public + Private!

Feature Highlights

The key benefits of setting up a dedicated server for gaming workloads include minimized latency and around-the-clock support. phoenixNAP offers a portfolio of servers that will support players’ needs. The three listed above stand out thanks to their built-in performance accelerators, advanced memory options, and storage configurations. This makes them suitable for hosting games such as Minecraft, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, ARK: Survival Evolved, and Team Fortress 2.

Industry-leading Processor Technology

Servers with the 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors provide optimum clock speeds and memory capacity to support gaming workloads. Xeon E systems are also recommended as they include integrated graphics accelerators and fast NVMe storage for excellent performance.

Flexible Bandwidth Options

Bandwidth speeds and costs are critical for optimal gaming deployments. Choose a bandwidth package that meets your need or upgrade to an unmetered bandwidth option. phoenixNAP helps you optimize your platform by providing you with access to our 10 Gbps global network backbone.

Storage and Memory Options

With the around-the-clock demand for performance, gaming organizations need extensive RAM and storage resources to meet users’ expectations. phoenixNAP offers you SSD, NVMe, and SATA options, as well as Intel Optane Persistent Memory, an innovative technology built to provide faster insights from data-intensive applications.

Security

Reliability and data protection are critical in the gaming community. Our servers provide a robust protection to your backend infrastructure, ensuring players’ satisfaction. phoenixNAP’s server-wide DDoS protection prevents harmful attacks and helps you maintain continuity.

Network

Network performance plays a critical part in minimizing latency and delivering exceptional gaming experiences online. phoenixNAP’s redundant and globally distributed 10Gbps network can support event the most bandwidth-intensive services.

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Industry-leading Processor Technology

Servers with the 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors provide optimum clock speeds and memory capacity to support gaming workloads. Xeon E systems are also recommended as they include integrated graphics accelerators and fast NVMe storage for excellent performance.

Flexible Bandwidth Options

Bandwidth speeds and costs are critical for optimal gaming deployments. Choose a bandwidth package that meets your need or upgrade to an unmetered bandwidth option. phoenixNAP helps you optimize your platform by providing you with access to our 10 Gbps global network backbone.

Storage and Memory Options

With the around-the-clock demand for performance, gaming organizations need extensive RAM and storage resources to meet users’ expectations. phoenixNAP offers you SSD, NVMe, and SATA options, as well as Intel Optane Persistent Memory, an innovative technology built to provide faster insights from data-intensive applications.

Security

Reliability and data protection are critical in the gaming community. Our servers provide a robust protection to your backend infrastructure, ensuring players’ satisfaction. phoenixNAP’s server-wide DDoS protection prevents harmful attacks and helps you maintain continuity.

Network

Network performance plays a critical part in minimizing latency and delivering exceptional gaming experiences online. phoenixNAP’s redundant and globally distributed 10Gbps network can support event the most bandwidth-intensive services.

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Why Choose phoenixNAP Game Servers?

Your backend infrastructure determines your ability to build and improve gaming experiences. With advanced hardware components, industry leading performance technologies, and extensive security, you can build a powerful gaming infrastructure. phoenixNAP offers you the resources you need from an on-demand model so you can build and scale your platform cost-effectively.

Custom Configurations

Customize and scale configurations as your business grows.

Fast Deployment Timeframes

Configure your server and deploy it in a matter of minutes.

Competitive Performance

Lag-free, high-performance server enables a seamless experience.

“We could grow well because there was no worry about the downtime. Support is always there and it’s excellent!”

– James Dixon, Owner and founder, ServerMiner

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“We could grow well because there was no worry about the downtime. Support is always there and it’s excellent!”

– James Dixon, Owner and founder, ServerMiner

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Game Servers Q&A

One of the major challenges for a gaming service provider is maintaining consistent server performance. Dedicated servers are a great solution to overcome that challenge because they provide advanced CPU and storage capacity compared to cloud servers. With specialized hardware and software, you can build a secure backend infrastructure for exceptional player experiences.
If you’re looking to solve a specific issue, check out our Knowledge Base articles.

Knowledge Base

Minecraft, ARK: Survival Evolved, Team Fortress 2, and Counter Strike: Global Offensive are just some of the games you can run on phoenixNAP dedicated game servers. Depending on your needs and the number of players that will be using the server, you can customize your setup as you see fit. In addition to this, you can scale storage and memory as your needs grow.

Single Vs Dual Processor Servers, Which Is Right For You?

The number, the model, and the type of CPUs represent the backbone of any server. For an efficient platform, you need to be able to easily scale the amount of RAM, storage, and other options that your use case requires.

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Intel Optane Memory Vs SSDs Vs RAM

Learn how Intel is bridging the gap between RAM and flash-based storage with Optane Persistent Memory. Read our Knowledge Base article that compares Intel Optane with standard RAM and NAND SSDs to understand the benefits it brings to users and enterprises.

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How To Install & Setup A Mumble Server {Murmur} On Linux CentOS 7

Mumble is an open-source voice over IP (VOIP) application that was designed to facilitate communication between gamers. In this article, you will learn how to install and set up a Mumble server on Linux CentOS 7.

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