Best VPS 2021 under $25

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In the 12 months up to September 2021, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 49 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 6th revision of the Best VPS under $25 ranking in 2021. These are the older revisions:


1st

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

5th in Raw CPU Power

B

2nd in Performance Stability

A

2nd in Disk IO Performance

B

1st in Network Performance

A


2nd

Vultr

Price per month: $24.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 128 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: Sep 07 2021


Score

76


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

B

13th in Raw CPU Power

C

1st in Performance Stability

A

5th in Disk IO Performance

B

10th in Network Performance

B


3rd

OVHcloud_us

OVHcloud US

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

7th in Web Performance

B

6th in Raw CPU Power

B

4th in Performance Stability

B

9th in Disk IO Performance

B

17th 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

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

2

High Frequency 4GB
Tests started on Sep 07 2021
$24.00 76 B C A B B

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

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

6

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

7

D2-4
Tests started on Jul 02 2021
$11.95 62 B D B C D

8

VPS XL
Tests started on Aug 12 2021
$25.00 61 C B B C D

9

General 2GB 1 core
Tests started on Aug 04 2021
$15.00 61 B D B B D

10

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

11

Shared 2 cores 4GB
Tests started on Jul 30 2021
$20.00 58 B C D D C

12

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

13

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

14

VPS V2I4
Tests started on Jun 17 2021
12.50€ ($12.75) 53 D E C B C

15

Cloud Server L
Tests started on Mar 29 2021
$20.00 52 C D C C C

16

VPS M SSD (Off rankings)
Tests started on Jul 16 2021
8.99€ ($9.17) 51 D A E C C

17

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Mar 26 2021
16.00€ ($16.32) 51 B B C E E

18

Regular 4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Apr 21 2021
$20.00 50 E D C C B

19

GP-8
Tests started on Jul 29 2021
12.99€ ($13.25) 47 D B E D D

20

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

21

4GB 2cores
Tests started on Jul 28 2021
$21.70 45 D D D C D

22

2GB 1 core
Tests started on Jul 27 2021
12.73€ ($12.98) 45 E D C E B

23

VPS L SSD (Off rankings)
Tests started on Nov 23 2020
14.99€ ($15.29) 44 D A E D E

24

Premium
Tests started on May 07 2021
20.00€ ($20.40) 41 D B D E E

25

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

26

Basic
Tests started on Jun 22 2021
10.00€ ($10.20) 34 E E C D E

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€ ($19.38) 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

Start L
Tests started on Sep 10 2021
$15.00 58 D C D B B

2

Smart Core 8
Tests started on Mar 07 2021
19.00€ ($19.38) 58 C B D C D

3

CCX11
Tests started on Jan 07 2021
21.85€ ($22.29) 56 D D C C B

4

KVM Premium 4GB
Tests started on Oct 18 2020
$26.00 55 B B C D E

5

DEV1-M
Tests started on Aug 26 2021
15.77€ ($16.09) 54 D C C D C

6

Premium Intel 4GB 2cores
Tests started on Aug 21 2021
$28.00 54 D C E B B

7

CCX12
Tests started on Mar 31 2021
21.85€ ($22.29) 53 D C E B B

8

CX31
Tests started on Oct 17 2020
9.70€ ($9.89) 46 D C E C C

9

E4 2 cores 4GB
Tests started on Sep 21 2021
$22.32 43 D C C E D

10

Runway 2
Tests started on Jan 17 2021
$14.99 43 C D C E C

11

Basic VPS
Tests started on May 24 2021
15.00€ ($15.30) 43 C D D D D

12

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

13

LIN-SSD-M
Tests started on May 01 2021
$15.00 40 E C F D B

14

ecs.t6-c1m2.large
Tests started on Jul 07 2021
$20.91 39 B D C E F

15

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

16

U1.1x2
Tests started on Jul 09 2021
$13.93 35 E F C E D

17

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

18

t4g.small
Tests started on Aug 27 2021
$16.10 30 D E E F D

19

LIN-SSD-L
Tests started on Jul 17 2021
$25.00 27 F F E E C

20

e2-small
Tests started on Aug 16 2021
$16.23 26 F E F E D

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