Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Hardware
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-24-2010, 07:01 PM   #1
Baseband Member
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 61
Default Server question

I want to build a server for colocation, other than the case are the parts the same? thanks. And also would I need a video card in the server to host gaming servers?

rdog157h is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2010, 04:22 AM   #2
In Runtime
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 446
Send a message via MSN to Comp_Pro
Default Re: Server question

You wont need a video card in the server to host games, I use to host a sauerbraten server, it just runs some code in a terminal and listens on a certain port, doesn't need anything graphical. Infact you would even be able to run game servers with no video card.

The parts should be the same, ram, mobo, CPU and HHD. Anything else you need is extra (Assuming that the case has a PSU). CD-Drive maybe, but you could just FTP files to it.

Intel i7 4770k 3.50ghz, 32gb Corsair Vengeance RAM (8x4 kit), 2 x 2TB WD Black HHD, nVidia 770GTX 4gb OC, Asus Z87-A Motherboard, running Windows 7 64 bit.
Comp_Pro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2010, 12:25 AM   #3
Fully Optimized
Indigo's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 1,866
Default Re: Server question

I often use my Win Server 2008 R2 box for hosting games, and it also does fine as a headless system (no video card in its deployed state).
Indigo is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:21 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0