Server Hardware and Cost

HWS has two servers which are located in

  • Germany (HWS EU)
  • Canada (HWS NA)

Hardware Specifications & Costs

EU

  • AMD Epyc 7502P | 32c / 64t | 2.5GHz / 3.35GHz
  • 256 GB RAM DDR4 ECC
  • 2TB NVMe SSD Datacenter Edition
  • 1 Gbit/s
  • Cost: $268 per month

NA

Web Infrastructure Costs (everything else)

  • $50+ per month for the website / forum
  • $9 per month for Integromat (automating Tasks like RSS)
  • $15 per month for domains (e.g. https://hws.global)
  • $18 per month for Mailjet (SMTP Mails for Forum)

Summary

Though free to HWS players, the cost of providing this premium Empyrion experience exceeds $656 USD per month and is funded by the HWS Team with the help of Your support!

Thanks so much for helping to support HWS!

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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.

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