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Billing | What plan suits me the best?

What plan should I pick?

This is determined by lots of factors, but we have tried to make it simpler to choose.

In regards to Minecraft, your choice should mainly be affected by these factors:
Server Usage & Version
Player Count
Amounts of Plugins or Mods

Server Usage

By server usage we mean how your server will be used. If you are buying your server to play survival with a couple of friends then the following Minecraft RAM recommendations listed below should work, but if you are going to use it for high paced pvp battles with crazy enchantments we would recommend a more powerful server then the amounts listed below.

Here are the minimum recommended RAM amounts for the latest Minecraft Java Edition versions.
1-2GB: 1.8-1.12
2GB: 1.15
3-4GB: 1.13-1.14
4GB: 1.16-1.17
4-6GB: 1.18

Player Count

This is determined by how many players you are expecting to have on your server. The more players you are expecting the more RAM you will need on your server. A general rule of thumb is 10 players per GB of RAM.

Amount of Plugins or Mods

The amount of plugins or mods heavily impact the amount of RAM your server uses. Mods generally use a lot of RAM, for a modded server we recommend at least 6GB of RAM for your server if you are running a modpack. However this differs for every modpack.
The amount of RAM plugins use differs a lot for each plugin, however a general rule of thumb would be 15-20 plugins per GB of ram, this can have exceptions if you are using small or big plugins.

I hope this can give you a little better view on what plan you should pick, but if you still don't know, don't hesitate to open a livechat in the bottom right corner of our website to ask us.

Please note: The rule of thumb and recommendations stated here are average estimates, and are not guaranteed to work in every scenario.

Updated on: 16/04/2022

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