Best VPS 2022 under $40

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In the 12 months up to May 2022, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 31 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 3rd revision of the Best VPS under $40 ranking in 2022. These are the older revisions:


1st

IDriveCompute

IDrive Compute

Shared 4 cores 8GB

Price per month: $40.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 160 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Sep 14 2021


Score

85


Ranks per Category

5th in Web Performance

A

3rd in Raw CPU Power

A

1st in Performance Stability

A

1st in Disk IO Performance

A

6th in Network Performance

B


2nd

Genesis PC

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

2nd in Web Performance

A

11th in Raw CPU Power

B

4th in Performance Stability

B

7th in Disk IO Performance

B

13th in Network Performance

C


3rd

Vultr

Vultr

Regular 8GB 4 cores

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

8th in Web Performance

B

8th in Raw CPU Power

B

6th in Performance Stability

B

4th in Disk IO Performance

B

7th 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

Shared 4 cores 8GB
Tests started on Sep 14 2021
$40.00 85 A A A A B

2

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

3

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

4

Virtual Server E8
Tests started on Oct 20 2021
24.75€ ($27.22) 74 A B B A C

5

vm.c5sd.2xlarge
Tests started on May 31 2021
$40.00 71 A A B E B

6

vm.c6sd.xlarge
Tests started on Jul 14 2021
$26.00 70 A B A E B

7

VPS XXL
Tests started on Oct 06 2021
$35.00 67 B A C C C

8

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

9

8GB 4 cores
Tests started on Apr 19 2022
$40.00 63 C B C C C

10

8GB 4 cores
Tests started on Sep 24 2021
28.00€ ($30.80) 59 A B B E E

11

Shared 8GB
Tests started on Oct 13 2021
$40.00 58 E B D C B

12

R108-SG
Tests started on Nov 19 2021
$28.06 58 C C C B E

13

Cloud VPS XLarge
Tests started on Oct 31 2021
25.00€ ($27.50) 57 D C D B C

14

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

15

m.8
Tests started on Jul 21 2021
$28.00 56 C B C D C

16

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Dec 10 2021
23.97€ ($26.37) 53 D C C E B

17

Cloud Server RAM L
Tests started on Jun 27 2021
$30.00 53 C D C C C

18

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

19

GP-16 NVMe
Tests started on Jan 03 2022
25.99€ ($28.59) 51 D C D C D

20

Dedicated 2 cores 4GB
Tests started on Oct 30 2021
$40.00 50 C C E D C

21

VPS XL NVMe
Tests started on Dec 07 2021
26.99€ ($29.69) 46 D B F D C

22

B2-7
Tests started on Oct 09 2021
$26.40 45 D D C E D

23

Cloud VPS 4
Tests started on Nov 17 2021
29.00€ ($31.90) 38 D C E F C

24

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

Smart S
Tests started on Nov 25 2021
$40.00 72 A B D C A

2

Smart XS
Tests started on Jun 24 2021
$30.00 54 E B E B B

3

t2d-standard-1
Tests started on Nov 20 2021
$34.24 47 E D C D B

4

U1.2x4
Tests started on Oct 12 2021
$30.24 46 C E B E D

5

8GB 2cores
Tests started on Nov 14 2021
$40.00 43 C E C F C

6

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

7

A1 v2
Tests started on Jul 24 2021
$31.39 14 F F E F E

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