Best VPS 2021 under $10

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In the 12 months up to March 2021, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 29 VPS hosting plans in the $5 to $10 price range. We evaluated them on their CPU power, network, disk speed, web performance and stability.

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This Best VPS 2021 rankings are updated approximately every other month. Check out the list of current and past rankings in all price ranges.


This is the 2nd revision of the Best VPS under $10 ranking in 2021. These are the older revisions:


1st

Vultr

Vultr

High Frequency 1GB

Price per month: $6.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 32 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Mar 19 2020


Score

72


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

B

6th in Raw CPU Power

D

1st in Performance Stability

A

4th in Disk IO Performance

B

3rd in Network Performance

B


2nd

Kamatera

Kamatera

General 1GB 1 core

Price per month: $9.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 20 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Feb 04 2021


Score

56


Ranks per Category

6th in Web Performance

C

10th in Raw CPU Power

D

21st in Performance Stability

D

2nd in Disk IO Performance

B

8th in Network Performance

C


3rd

Alwyzon

Alwyzon

KVM Server L

Price per month: 7.80€
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 80 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Dec 02 2020


Score

52


Ranks per Category

8th in Web Performance

D

2nd in Raw CPU Power

C

29th in Performance Stability

E

12th in Disk IO Performance

C

2nd in Network Performance

B


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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

High Frequency 1GB
Tests started on Mar 19 2020
$6.00 72 B D A B B

2

General 1GB 1 core
Tests started on Feb 04 2021
$9.00 56 C D D B C

3

VC2 2GB $10
Tests started on Dec 09 2020
$10.00 52 E E D B A

4

2GB 1core
Tests started on Dec 05 2020
$10.00 49 B D C C E

5

VPS Value
Tests started on May 14 2020
$6.00 48 C F B B E

6

SKVM-2G
Tests started on Jan 28 2021
$8.00 48 D D C C D

7

2GB $10
Tests started on May 02 2020
$10.00 46 E E C C C

8

Cloud VPS Medium
Tests started on Nov 02 2020
6.50€ ($7.54) 42 E F B B D

9

Cloud Server S
Tests started on Nov 17 2020
$8.00 42 D E C C E

10

2GB 1 core
Tests started on Aug 17 2020
8.00€ ($9.28) 41 C D C E E

11

1GB 1core
Tests started on Aug 03 2020
$9.00 41 E F D B D

12

m.2
Tests started on Feb 23 2021
$7.00 39 E E C C D

13

S SSD
Tests started on Apr 21 2020
4.99€ ($5.79) 38 D B E C F

14

1GB 0.5 core
Tests started on Feb 11 2021
5.00€ ($5.80) 25 E F D E E

15

Start
Tests started on Sep 25 2020
5.00€ ($5.80) 24 F F D D F

Other Providers

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

1

KVM Server L
Tests started on Dec 02 2020
7.80€ ($9.05) 52 D C E C B

2

CX21
Tests started on May 09 2020
4.90€ ($5.68) 50 D C D D C

3

OpenVZ SSD Standard 2GB
Tests started on Aug 07 2020
$7.00 48 D D D A C

4

Slice 2048
Tests started on Jan 01 2021
$7.00 48 C D C C D

5

Small-2
Tests started on Mar 25 2020
$10.00 47 E E D B C

6

DEV1-S
Tests started on Jun 03 2020
7.20€ ($8.35) 46 E C D D C

7

G3.2GB
Tests started on Jan 22 2021
$10.00 46 C F C C D

8

Basic 2GB 1 core
Tests started on Apr 19 2020
$10.00 43 E F C C B

9

G2 1GB
Tests started on Jun 01 2020
$10.00 40 E E C D D

10

2GB 1core
Tests started on Dec 23 2020
$10.00 33 D F C E D

11

KVM 2GB
Tests started on Feb 01 2021
$8.00 31 E E D C F

12

VPS Server Plan 1
Tests started on Jun 26 2020
$9.95 30 E E D C F

13

KVM Standard 2GB
Tests started on Feb 01 2021
$10.00 28 E E E D E

14

gp1_subsonic
Tests started on Jun 10 2020
$6.00 21 F F D E F

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