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Old 10-14-2006, 05:10 PM   #21 (permalink)
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What is the point of having your own server?
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Your total control and such. I would feel much better to own a server and have it in my possesion then just be renting one. Wouldnt you?

Then again alot of people dont do this because of the costs.
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Old 10-14-2006, 06:21 PM   #23 (permalink)
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When you say a "10mb connection", I am assuming that is your downstream speed which dosn't mean jack for servers. It's the upstream speed that counts and unless you have fiber I don't think you will be getting anywhere near 10mb.

Run this speed test and post back your upload speed:
http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/

If your only getting like 128-512kbps upload speed than it would be totally pointless to build a fancy server PC.
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