Uses Minecraft dedicated servers

Create Minecraft server: requirements and instructions

Processor performance and RAM play a major role in the performance of a gaming server. When putting together the hardware setup of your Minecraft server, you must also ensure that: to ensure sufficient computing power. How much CPU and RAM you actually need cannot be defined in such a general way, because there are a number of factors to consider:

For example, it is crucial how many players let off steam on your server and in what way this with the game world to interact. While a player object on its own only requires around 50 to 100 MB of RAM, the server often has to allocate significantly more memory per player if:

  • different chunks (this is how the parts of a Minecraft world are called) can be visited
  • the Move through chunks at a very fast pace takes place (e.g. on a boat, by train or by gliding with Elytren)
  • the Game world is enlarged

The latter automatically increases the requirements for the required CPU performance, which is also influenced by factors such as the Number of redstone elements for Minecraft electronics and Mobs depends.

To get a rough idea of ​​the computing power requirements of your own Minecraft server, it's worth taking a look Recommendations from Majongthat are on the Standard settings in the server.conf (e.g. a maximum object visibility of 10) and require a new game world: