Best VPS 2021 under $25

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In the 12 months up to January 2021, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 45 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.


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

3rd in Web Performance

B

13th in Raw CPU Power

B

4th in Performance Stability

A

5th in Disk IO Performance

B

6th 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

7th in Web Performance

B

9th in Raw CPU Power

B

6th in Performance Stability

A

2nd in Disk IO Performance

B

4th in Network Performance

A


3rd

UpCloud

UpCloud

4GB 2 cores

Price per month: $20.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 80 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: Sep 11 2020


Score

79


Ranks per Category

4th in Web Performance

B

12th in Raw CPU Power

B

5th in Performance Stability

A

16th in Disk IO Performance

B

3rd in Network Performance

A


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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

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

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Sep 11 2020
$20.00 79 B B A B A

4

SKVM-4G
Tests started on Jul 29 2020
$12.00 75 B B B C B

5

Availability 4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Jun 22 2020
$19.00 73 B B D B A

6

LIN-SSD-L
Tests started on Nov 30 2020
$23.99 72 B A C B C

7

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

8

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

9

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

10

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

11

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

12

PKVM-8G
Tests started on Jun 12 2020
$25.00 65 B A B C E

13

PKVM-6G
Tests started on Dec 12 2020
$18.00 65 A B B C E

14

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on May 25 2020
16.00€ ($18.56) 63 B B B E C

15

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

16

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

17

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

18

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

19

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

20

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

21

VPS Comfort
Tests started on May 28 2020
$23.00 47 E B D C D

22

Premium
Tests started on Nov 07 2020
20.00€ ($23.20) 44 D C C D E

23

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

24

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

25

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

26

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

27

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

28

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

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

KVM Premium 2GB
Tests started on May 18 2020
$12.00 56 B D B D D

3

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

4

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

5

4GB 2cores
Tests started on May 16 2020
$20.00 48 B E D E C

6

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

7

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

8

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

9

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

10

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

11

DEV1-M
Tests started on Aug 09 2020
9.99€ ($11.59) 40 E C D E D

12

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

13

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

14

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

15

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

16

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

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