Allowed droplets for my image

I have a image with 394.6 GB of data. When I try to create a droplet for this image I have only have one choice (the other’s are greyed out). The only choice REQUIRES me to select 2x SSD and costs $1300 per month. It’s the largest possible server available. Why can’t my image fit on a smaller droplet since it’s contents should fit on a droplet that costs $520 per month with 400GB of drive space?


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@josephleeesl44d3f61ff0c551 Custom Images actually have a documented max size of 100GB Limits :: Custom Images

So even if you were able to select the smaller Droplet sizes, you’d probably run into issues creating it.

Is there any way you can rebuild it as a smaller custom image and then download the large files onto the VM or an attached block storage volume upon first startup?