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Ok - I'm currently renting a server (P4 3.0 / 1Gb PC3200 / 100Mbps / 1Tb Bandwidth) for my Source team. We plan on renting out the excess space to some friends for cheap but I'm not sure how many slots total I can host off my box. It's currently running 2 x 16 Slot pubs and 1 x 10 Slot private perfectly - How much more do you think I can do without overworking the CPU or overusing my bandwidth ?
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Which mods and which isp gave you 1Tb of bandwidth?
I think that's 1 terabyte of monthly transfer, not 1 terabit of bandwidth Big Grin.

rooster - a 32-player server that's full 24/7 will use about 300 gigabytes of bandwidth in each direction over a month. Assuming that your 1tb of bandwidth is incoming & outgoing combined then with your current setup you could be using anywhere up to 700(ish) gigs of your 1000 gig allowance. I wouldn't put more than another 16-player server on there if you want to be sure of keeping under your allowance - although bear in mind that this is based on your servers being permanently full Big Grin. In reality you can probably get away with at least another 2 or 3 16-player servers.

As far as how many players your hardware can handle, you're going to have to find that out on your own. Bear in mind that a full server will use rather more CPU and RAM than an empty server, so while it might feel really smooth with 6 near-empty 16-player servers it may well be overloaded with all those servers full. You're going to have to use trial and error to figure it out Big Grin.
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And keep in mind that hl deathmatch is a more fast paced bandwidth chewer and seems to use more CPU and RAM than counter-strike Gaming Servers
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Cool cool - Thanks for the help.
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I have a boatload of servers running on one of our rental SERVERS 11 instances to be exact. It's a P4 3.2 1 gig ram, 2x10, 2x12, 2x14, 2x16, 3x18 C-Strikes 1.6, the swap file located on alternate drive.. etc!

As long as you have everything dailed in like your SERVER.CFG settings, services not required; off, you should be ok!

Keep it under 20 slots for best performance!
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