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).

  • 2gb 32 slots is running fine multiworld 49 plugins :) – user28908 Jul 8 '12 at 18:15

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.


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.

  • 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

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.

  • 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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