Best VPS 2021 under $25

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In the 12 months up to June 2021, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 42 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 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 $25 ranking in 2021. These are the older revisions:


1st

Vultr

Vultr

High Frequency 4GB

Price per month: $24.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 128 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: Sep 13 2020


Score

81


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

B

9th in Raw CPU Power

B

1st in Performance Stability

A

6th in Disk IO Performance

B

3rd in Network Performance

B


2nd

Genesis PC

Genesis Public Cloud

w6asx.xlarge

Price per month: $24.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 200 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: Nov 25 2020


Score

81


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

B

6th in Raw CPU Power

B

2nd in Performance Stability

A

3rd in Disk IO Performance

B

2nd in Network Performance

A


3rd

OVHcloud

OVHcloud

D2-8

Price per month: $21.52
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 50 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: May 17 2021


Score

72


Ranks per Category

6th in Web Performance

B

7th in Raw CPU Power

B

3rd in Performance Stability

B

12th in Disk IO Performance

B

13th 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

High Frequency 4GB
Tests started on Sep 13 2020
$24.00 81 B B A B B

2

w6asx.xlarge
Tests started on Nov 25 2020
$24.00 81 B B A B A

3

D2-8
Tests started on May 17 2021
$21.52 72 B B B B C

4

VPS Comfort
Tests started on Feb 17 2021
$23.00 71 B B D A B

5

4GB $20
Tests started on Sep 27 2020
$20.00 71 B B C A B

6

Availability 4GB 2 cores
Tests started on May 04 2021
$19.00 66 B C C B C

7

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Apr 18 2021
$20.00 66 B B C B C

8

General 2GB 1 core
Tests started on Sep 21 2020
$15.00 60 C D D B A

9

w6asx.large
Tests started on Apr 12 2021
$12.00 59 B D B B E

10

VPS M RAM
Tests started on Oct 08 2020
$15.00 58 C C B B E

11

Smart Core 8
Tests started on Mar 07 2021
19.00€ ($22.04) 58 C B D C D

12

VPS XL
Tests started on Aug 19 2020
$25.00 57 C B C B F

13

4GB 2cores
Tests started on Oct 30 2020
$21.25 56 C C C B E

14

VPS L
Tests started on Feb 14 2021
$15.00 55 C D B C D

15

Cloud Server L
Tests started on Mar 29 2021
$24.00 52 C D C C C

16

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Mar 26 2021
16.00€ ($18.56) 51 B B C E E

17

VC2 4GB $20
Tests started on Apr 21 2021
$20.00 50 E D C C B

18

m.4
Tests started on May 06 2021
$14.00 47 C D D C D

19

L SSD
Tests started on Nov 23 2020
14.99€ ($17.39) 44 D A E D E

20

Basic VPS
Tests started on May 24 2021
15.00€ ($17.40) 43 C D D D D

21

M SSD
Tests started on Aug 24 2020
8.99€ ($10.43) 43 D B E D E

22

Cloud VPS Large
Tests started on Aug 04 2020
12.50€ ($14.50) 43 E E E B D

23

Premium
Tests started on May 07 2021
20.00€ ($23.20) 41 D B D E E

24

LIN-SSD-M
Tests started on May 01 2021
$15.99 40 E C F D B

25

Basic
Tests started on Dec 21 2020
10.00€ ($11.60) 35 E E C D E

26

2GB 1 core
Tests started on Apr 28 2021
$13.70 34 E F D C D

27

VPS Essential
Tests started on Oct 05 2020
$11.50 34 E E D C E

28

Cloud VPS 2
Tests started on May 21 2021
19.00€ ($22.04) 29 E E E F C

29

c.1
Tests started on Dec 08 2020
$20.00 17 F F E F E

Other Providers

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

1

CPX31
Tests started on Jul 13 2020
12.40€ ($14.38) 67 C A D B B

2

CCX11
Tests started on Jan 07 2021
19.90€ ($23.08) 56 D D C C B

3

KVM Premium 4GB
Tests started on Oct 18 2020
$24.00 55 B B C D E

4

CX31
Tests started on Oct 17 2020
8.90€ ($10.32) 46 D C E C C

5

Basic 4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Aug 20 2020
$20.00 46 E C D C D

6

Runway 2
Tests started on Jan 17 2021
$12.99 43 C D C E C

7

G3.4GB
Tests started on May 15 2021
$20.00 42 D D E C D

8

DEV1-M
Tests started on Aug 09 2020
14.40€ ($16.70) 40 E C D E D

9

4GB 2cores
Tests started on Mar 21 2021
$20.00 39 C E C F C

10

g1-small
Tests started on Jul 21 2020
$13.13 34 D E C E E

11

gp1.lightspeed
Tests started on Nov 20 2020
$24.00 34 E E D F C

12

Cloud 4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Aug 26 2020
$18.99 32 E E D D E

13

ecs.n4.small
Tests started on Sep 01 2020
$13.66 26 E E C E F

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