Would something like this work as a game server?

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First I'm not worried about my IP address changing because fios almost never changers it. I also believe intel is coming out with some new nuc's soonish so this could change.
I would like to set up a low power homer server for running a game or two. I know ram is more important that processor performance in this area correct? I'd load it with whatever the max memory is (16 or 32GB).

http://www.microcenter.com/product/477413/NUC_Kit_NUC7I3BNH?ibx_source=591da26f5b1dd&utm_campaign=product_abandonment&utm_medium=email&utm_source=BounceX&utm_term=behavioralemail

http://www.microcenter.com/product/468037/GB-BSi5H-6200-B2-IWUS_Brix_Mini-PC_System?ibx_source=591da26f5b1dd&utm_campaign=product_abandonment&utm_medium=email&utm_source=BounceX&utm_term=behavioralemail

and I doubt I'd ever see more than 6 people logged into the game at once.
 

XavierMace

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We can't answer any questions unless you specify what games you want to serve. Minecraft, BF2, you could host on nearly anything. ARK, that's a different story.
 

XavierMace

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I'd have to poke around when I'm not at work (web filtering), but IIRC, 7 days has a pretty high CPU clock speed requirement.
 

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