Best VPS 2022 under $40

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In the 12 months up to November 2022, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 25 VPS hosting plans in the $25 to $40 price range. We evaluated them on their CPU power, network, disk speed, web performance and stability.

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This Best VPS 2022 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 $40 ranking in 2022. These are the older revisions:


1st

Genesis PC

Genesis Public Cloud

c6s.xlarge

Price per month: $33.20
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 40 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Dec 02 2021


Score

76


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

A

9th in Raw CPU Power

B

1st in Performance Stability

B

4th in Disk IO Performance

B

6th in Network Performance

C


2nd

Vultr

Price per month: $40.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 160 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Jan 23 2022


Score

75


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

B

5th in Raw CPU Power

B

7th in Performance Stability

B

3rd in Disk IO Performance

B

3rd in Network Performance

B


3rd

IDriveCompute

IDrive Compute

Shared 4 cores 8GB (Off rankings)

Price per month: $40.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 160 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Sep 13 2022


Score

70


Ranks per Category

4th in Web Performance

B

7th in Raw CPU Power

B

10th in Performance Stability

C

6th in Disk IO Performance

B

2nd in Network Performance

B


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

c6s.xlarge
Tests started on Dec 02 2021
$33.20 76 A B B B C

2

Regular 8GB 4 cores
Tests started on Jan 23 2022
$40.00 75 B B B B B

3

Virtual Server L
Tests started on Mar 20 2022
24.79€ ($25.29) 68 C A D A C

4

DC108-SG
Tests started on Feb 19 2022
$32.00 64 C C C A D

5

8GB 4 cores
Tests started on Apr 19 2022
52.00€ ($53.04) 63 C B C C C

6

VDS S NVMe
Tests started on Sep 07 2022
42.99€ ($43.85) 63 B B B C E

7

NVMe 32GB
Tests started on Jul 30 2022
$29.00 61 C A C C D

8

R108-HK
Tests started on May 21 2022
$28.06 56 D C C B C

9

Cloud Server XL
Tests started on Feb 13 2022
$35.00 52 D C C D C

10

GP-16 NVMe
Tests started on Jan 03 2022
25.99€ ($26.51) 51 D C D C D

11

HP-8 NVMe
Tests started on Oct 03 2022
31.96€ ($32.60) 50 C B D D D

12

VPS V4I8
Tests started on Sep 17 2022
25.00€ ($25.50) 47 E D C C D

13

C2-7
Tests started on Oct 07 2022
$42.24 46 D D B D D

14

VPS XL NVMe
Tests started on Dec 07 2021
31.49€ ($32.12) 46 D B F D C

15

8GB 4 cores
Tests started on Aug 08 2022
28.00€ ($28.56) 46 C B D F C

16

Cloud VPS 6
Tests started on Feb 02 2022
39.00€ ($39.78) 41 C B D F D

17

Dedicated 4GB
Tests started on May 19 2022
$30.00 38 E E E D B

Other Providers

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

1

Shared 4 cores 8GB (Off rankings)
Tests started on Sep 13 2022
$40.00 70 B B C B B

2

Dedicated 2 cores 4GB (Off rankings)
Tests started on Jul 28 2022
$40.00 63 C D B C B

3

KVM Premium 4GB
Tests started on May 28 2022
$26.00 54 B C C D C

4

m.8
Tests started on Aug 05 2022
$28.00 53 D C B C D

5

c7g.medium
Tests started on Jun 30 2022
$27.74 49 C E B F C

6

DEV1-L
Tests started on May 30 2022
31.54€ ($32.17) 48 E C D D B

7

Premium AMD 4GB 2cores
Tests started on Oct 14 2022
$28.00 43 E D D C C

8

C1.1x1
Tests started on Mar 26 2022
$25.21 24 D F E F E

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