Best VPS 2021 under $10

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In the 12 months up to July 2021, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 25 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 4th revision of the Best VPS under $10 ranking in 2021. These are the older revisions:


1st

HostUp

HostUp

SSD VPS #2

Price per month: $10.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 50 GB
Memory: 2.0 GB
Trial Data: Mar 15 2021


Score

67


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

B

1st in Raw CPU Power

C

7th in Performance Stability

C

1st in Disk IO Performance

A

7th in Network Performance

C


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

5th in Web Performance

C

6th in Raw CPU Power

D

14th in Performance Stability

D

3rd in Disk IO Performance

B

5th in Network Performance

C


3rd

UpCloud

UpCloud

2GB 1core

Price per month: $10.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 50 GB
Memory: 2.0 GB
Trial Data: Jul 19 2021


Score

56


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

C

13th in Raw CPU Power

E

1st in Performance Stability

B

8th in Disk IO Performance

B

8th in Network Performance

C


All Grades in a Chart

How are grades calculated?

Each horizontal bar section in the chart below represents a grade value: A: [16-20], F: [0-3]. 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

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

2

2GB 1core
Tests started on Jul 19 2021
$10.00 56 C E B B C

3

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

4

VC2 2GB 1 core
Tests started on Dec 09 2020
$10.00 52 E E D B A

5

High Frequency 1GB
Tests started on Mar 08 2021
$6.00 47 C E C B E

6

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

7

Cloud Server S
Tests started on Nov 17 2020
$5.00 42 D E C C E

8

Start S
Tests started on Apr 09 2021
$8.00 41 F E E B B

9

1GB 1core
Tests started on Aug 03 2020
$9.45 41 E F D B D

10

VPS Value
Tests started on Apr 02 2021
$6.00 39 E F C C D

11

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

12

Shared 2GB
Tests started on Jul 26 2021
$10.00 38 F E D C C

13

VPS S SSD
Tests started on Apr 16 2021
4.99€ ($5.79) 36 E C F D D

14

2GB 1 core
Tests started on Jun 25 2021
8.00€ ($9.28) 31 D F D E E

15

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

16

Start
Tests started on Mar 22 2021
5.00€ ($5.80) 21 F F E D F

Other Providers

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

1

SSD VPS #2 (Off rankings)
Tests started on Mar 15 2021
$10.00 67 B C C A C

2

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

3

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

4

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

5

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

6

DEV1-S
Tests started on Apr 23 2021
7.20€ ($8.35) 31 F E E F B

7

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

8

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

9

Premium AMD 1GB 1core
Tests started on Apr 04 2021
$6.00 27 E E E C F

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