Server Specs Recommendation

Hi guys, what you think I should have as far as dedicated server minimum specs to go with the size of my forum?

Here are the specs of my forum.
Discussions: 160K
Messages: 10M
Members 80K
Database 9GB
15K UV/day
500 GB Bandwith

Elastic Search
XF 1.5
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Me personally, I don't put less than 32 in any production E3 these days, just because it's fairly cheap to do. Of course, you could always go with 16GB, see how it performs, and upgrade to 32GB as necessary. The cost difference should be minimal.