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How much memory does a Spleef server need for each slot?

All players will be in the same area (at most 5 chunks away from spawn).

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2gb 32 slots is running fine multiworld 49 plugins :) –  user28908 Jul 8 '12 at 18:15
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The amount of RAM will depend on many factors like: the amount of players, the size of the arena,whether there is flowing lava or water, etc so it is very hard to gauge how much RAM is needed. I would generally use about 2GB of RAM for my servers.

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A vanilla server with a 30 people max would use about 2 gigs of RAM. But depending on what plugins you use for the server, you could use a lot more than that. If the the plugins for spleef isn't that big, and you only have a few other plugins, I'd say about 2.25 RAM should be plenty to keep your server running smoothly.

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You know, I'm planning to run 8 slots on 256MB of RAM. hehehe –  Bogdacutu Dec 30 '11 at 11:15
    
That will porobably be very laggy with all 8 on. :p –  Jonny Dec 30 '11 at 19:25
    
Fine, 512MB of RAM. :D –  Bogdacutu Dec 31 '11 at 10:07
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I use a 16 slot server with 512mb RAM but mine's a hoster; I have like 10 plugins and it doesn't lag.

Hosters rock, I recommend them. My friends got a 1.5 gig one with 42 slots from beastnode and it runs fine even with the 42 people on, normally only 18 though.

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I ended up using CubedHost, I'm happy with them so far, but it's a private server currently. –  Bogdacutu Jan 1 '12 at 11:28
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