Best VPS 2020 under $25

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In the 12 months up to May 2020, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 29 VPS hosting plans in the $10 to $25 price range. We evaluated them on their CPU power, network, disk speed, web performance and stability.

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This Best VPS 2020 rankings are updated approximately every other month. Check out the list of current and past rankings in all price ranges.


1st

Kamatera

Kamatera

Availability 4GB 4 cores

Price per month: $24.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 20 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: Mar 17 2020


Score

79


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

A

1st in Raw CPU Power

A

18th in Performance Stability

D

8th in Disk IO Performance

B

1st in Network Performance

A


2nd

GenVMs

Genesis VMs

vm.c5sd.xlarge

Price per month: $20.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 100 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Feb 25 2020


Score

73


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

A

3rd in Raw CPU Power

B

1st in Performance Stability

A

20th in Disk IO Performance

D

10th in Network Performance

C


3rd

Vultr

Vultr

VC2 4GB $20

Price per month: $20.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 80 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: May 03 2020


Score

71


Ranks per Category

10th in Web Performance

C

6th in Raw CPU Power

B

12th in Performance Stability

C

5th in Disk IO Performance

B

2nd in Network Performance

B


All Grades in a Chart

How are grades calculated?

Each horizontal bar section in the chart below represents a grade value: A = 20, F = 0. The total bar length is the Score.


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Plan Price Score Web Perf Raw CPU Power Perf Stability Disk IO Perf Network Perf

1

Availability 4GB 4 cores
Tests started on Mar 17 2020
$24.00 79 A A D B A

2

vm.c5sd.xlarge
Tests started on Feb 25 2020
$20.00 73 A B A D C

3

VC2 4GB $20
Tests started on May 03 2020
$20.00 71 C B C B B

4

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Mar 06 2020
$20.00 71 B C A B D

5

VPS L
Tests started on Apr 08 2020
$15.00 70 B B A B D

6

Cloud Server L
Tests started on May 04 2020
$24.00 69 B B A B D

7

w6as.large
Tests started on Apr 25 2020
$24.60 68 B D A B C

8

s.2
Tests started on Dec 16 2019
$14.00 63 C A D B C

9

High Frequency 2GB
Tests started on May 12 2020
$12.00 58 C E C B B

10

Cloud VPS Large
Tests started on Dec 21 2019
12.50€ ($14.50) 57 D D B B C

11

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Nov 26 2019
16.00€ ($18.56) 56 C C B E C

12

m.4
Tests started on Mar 31 2020
$14.00 50 D C D B D

13

Premium
Tests started on Dec 11 2019
20.00€ ($23.20) 40 D B D E E

14

S1-8
Tests started on Jan 08 2020
$15.59 38 D D C E F

15

Basic
Tests started on Jan 24 2020
10.00€ ($11.60) 31 E D D E E

Other Providers

Plan Price Score Web Perf Raw CPU Power Perf Stability Disk IO Perf Network Perf

1

KVM Premium 2GB
Tests started on Nov 08 2019
$12.00 61 B D C C C

2

12GB $14
Tests started on Nov 30 2019
$14.00 59 E B D A C

3

CCX11
Tests started on Dec 09 2019
19.90€ ($23.08) 56 D C D C B

4

Basic 4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Nov 06 2019
$20.00 55 D C C C C

5

gp1.lightspeed
Tests started on Nov 27 2019
$24.00 50 C D C E C

6

e2-medium
Tests started on Apr 14 2020
$24.46 49 D C B E D

7

t3.small
Tests started on Apr 17 2020
$14.98 46 D C E D B

8

DEV1-L
Tests started on Apr 06 2020
19.99€ ($23.19) 43 E C F D C

9

G2 2GB
Tests started on Nov 20 2019
$20.00 42 E D D C D

10

B1MS
Tests started on Mar 21 2020
$15.11 42 C E D F B

11

n1-standard-1
Tests started on Oct 28 2019
$27.67 34 E D D E D

12

gp1_supersonic
Tests started on Mar 13 2020
$12.00 30 E F B E F

13

ecs.t5-lc1m1.small
Tests started on Nov 15 2019
$11.96 28 D E D D F

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