Best VPS 2021 under $60

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In the 12 months up to January 2021, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 28 VPS hosting plans in the $40 to $60 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

Genesis PC

Genesis Public Cloud

w6asx.2xlarge

Price per month: $49.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 400 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Aug 29 2020


Score

85


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

A

5th in Raw CPU Power

A

3rd in Performance Stability

B

4th in Disk IO Performance

B

3rd in Network Performance

A


2nd

LayerStack

LayerStack

R208-HK

Price per month: $53.80
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 250 GB
Memory: 12.0 GB
Trial Data: Oct 07 2020


Score

79


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

A

11th in Raw CPU Power

B

11th in Performance Stability

B

9th in Disk IO Performance

B

6th in Network Performance

A


3rd

Aruba

Aruba Cloud

Cloud PRO 4GB 2 cores

Price per month: 43.20€
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 40 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: Apr 30 2020


Score

78


Ranks per Category

7th in Web Performance

B

23rd in Raw CPU Power

B

1st in Performance Stability

A

13th in Disk IO Performance

C

5th in Network Performance

A


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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

w6asx.2xlarge
Tests started on Aug 29 2020
$49.00 85 A A B B A

2

R208-HK
Tests started on Oct 07 2020
$53.80 79 A B B B A

3

Cloud PRO 4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Apr 30 2020
43.20€ ($50.11) 78 B B A C A

4

vm.c5sd.3xlarge
Tests started on Jul 27 2020
$60.00 78 A A B D A

5

PKVM-16G
Tests started on Sep 07 2020
$50.00 77 A A B C B

6

w6as.xlarge
Tests started on Jun 24 2020
$41.00 74 B B B A C

7

High Frequency 04
Tests started on Dec 03 2020
$48.00 72 A B C B D

8

VDS M
Tests started on Jul 07 2020
47.99€ ($55.67) 70 B A D B C

9

VDS S
Tests started on May 27 2020
36.99€ ($42.91) 68 A B B B E

10

VPS Elite
Tests started on Jul 09 2020
$45.00 67 C A C B C

11

Dedicated 8GB
Tests started on Mar 29 2020
$60.00 66 C B C B B

12

Cloud Server XL
Tests started on Jan 02 2021
$50.00 60 C B C C D

13

12GB 6 cores
Tests started on Dec 27 2020
42.00€ ($48.72) 55 B A C E E

14

8GB 4cores
Tests started on Dec 13 2020
$41.95 54 D B D C C

15

General 4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Dec 19 2020
$42.00 52 D C D B D

16

m.16
Tests started on Jul 11 2020
$56.00 49 D A D C E

17

B2-15
Tests started on Sep 02 2020
$50.40 47 C B C E E

18

Enterprise
Tests started on Aug 11 2020
40.00€ ($46.40) 45 D A C E F

Other Providers

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

1

CCX21
Tests started on Apr 02 2020
34.90€ ($40.48) 71 C A B B B

2

General Purpose 2 cores
Tests started on Jun 08 2020
$60.00 67 C B C B A

3

n2-highcpu-2
Tests started on May 23 2020
$41.87 60 B B B E C

4

c5a.large
Tests started on Jun 05 2020
$59.44 60 D B C D A

5

GP1-XS
Tests started on Oct 28 2020
60.48€ ($70.16) 59 C B D D B

6

c6g.large
Tests started on Nov 22 2020
$52.96 59 C C A E B

7

ecs.g6.large
Tests started on Jan 15 2020
$43.19 52 B B B D F

8

n1-standard-2
Tests started on Feb 20 2020
$48.55 47 D D B E C

9

ecs.c6e.large
Tests started on Nov 09 2020
$41.32 46 B C C E F

10

n2d-standard-2
Tests started on Oct 14 2020
$56.14 31 E D D E E

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