If you want to build your own custom video game server and skip paying monthly fees for dedicated server hosting plans from server hosting providers, this is doable. You can either use an old personal computer you have at home and just add some necessary upgrades or build one entirely from scratch. Either way, you’ll have to be ready for the costs and the complicated setup process that we’ll discuss below.
Getting the Right Hardware
If you’re building a server from an old PC or scratch, you’ll need to meet the minimum requirements of today’s multiplayer games.
- Motherboard – this is the most basic component of a server. It is what allows each component to communicate with the others. This component doesn’t need to be high-end at all and only needs to have just enough…