Server Hardware and Cost



HWS has two servers which are located in

  • France (HWS EU)
  • Canada (HWS NA)



  • Intel 2x Xeon E5 2680v4 | 28c/56t | 2.4GHz / 3.3GHz
  • 384 GB RAM DDR4 ECC 2133 MHz
  • NVMe SSD
  • 10 Gbit/s
  • Cost: $328.99 per month


  • Intel 2x Xeon E5 2650v2 | 16c/32t | 2.1 GHz / 2.6 GHz
  • 128 GB RAM DDR4 ECC 1866 MHz
  • SSD
  • 1 Gbit/s
  • Cost: $217 per month

Web Infrastructure Cost

  • $45 per month for the website / forum
  • $15 per month for domains

Though free to HWS players, the cost of providing this premium Empyrion experience exceeds $545 USD per month and is funded by the HWS Team with the help of Your support!

Thanks so much for helping to support HWS!

Important announcement: Enforcing the Class limits!
HWS pre 7th July update!
Removal / Rework of HWS Donations
HWS Questions & Answers
HWS Survey III | Please help us to improve HWS | Mid season patch | Part 2

And, that is only the hard costs.

On top of that is the creativity, time, blood, sweat and tears of all the hws team and volunteers and poi builders, and? ---- to help make it great.

Never underestimate, or take for granted what is here.