[bf1942] Hardware.

Steven Hartland killing at multiplay.co.uk
Wed Apr 26 10:18:03 EDT 2006

BF2 runs best on AMD hardware in our experience. The 285 are top
of the range CPU's and you will pay for the nose for them. I'd
suggested using 275 instead which are much more reasonably priced
and will run 4 * 64 player servers no problems on a dual 275 machine.
4Gb of ram is also overkill for BF2 2Gb will do you fine. 15k scsi
the same, consider raid edition SATA instead.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "kama" <kama at pvp.se>

> I am in the middle of buying new hardware for setting up BF2-servers and
> are wondering what path we should go for best performance.
> The choices are either (all w 4GB RAM, 2*73 15krpm, SA6i, Dual CPU):
> HP DL380 G4 3.4GHz
> HP DL385 G4 AMD Opteron 285    (DualCore)
> HP DL385 G4 AMD Opteron 2.8GHz (SingleCore)
> I have never worked with Opterons in a gaming environment.
> I will also run them under win2003, or are there any other windows version
> that are preferable over 2003?

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