Best VPS 2022 under $40

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In the 12 months up to September 2022, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 33 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 5th revision of the Best VPS under $40 ranking in 2022. These are the older revisions:


1st

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

1st in Web Performance

A

12th in Raw CPU Power

B

1st in Performance Stability

B

6th in Disk IO Performance

B

10th in Network Performance

C


2nd

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

5th in Web Performance

B

8th in Raw CPU Power

B

6th in Performance Stability

B

4th in Disk IO Performance

B

5th in Network Performance

B


3rd

Alwyzon

Alwyzon

Virtual Server E8

Price per month: 31.49€
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 400 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Oct 20 2021


Score

74


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

A

14th in Raw CPU Power

B

8th in Performance Stability

B

2nd in Disk IO Performance

A

9th 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.


Rankings for all VPS tested during 2022

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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 E8
Tests started on Oct 20 2021
31.49€ ($32.12) 74 A B B A C

4

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

5

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

6

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

7

VDS S
Tests started on Jan 22 2022
36.99€ ($37.73) 64 B B C A E

8

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

9

VDS S NVMe
Tests started on Sep 07 2022
36.99€ ($37.73) 63 B B B C E

10

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

11

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

12

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

13

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

14

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

15

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

16

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

17

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

18

VM-4
Tests started on Jun 16 2022
$39.99 49 D B F B D

19

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

20

VPS XL NVMe
Tests started on Dec 07 2021
26.99€ ($27.53) 46 D B F D C

21

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

22

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

23

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

24

Cloud VPS 4
Tests started on Nov 17 2021
29.00€ ($29.58) 38 D C E F C

25

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

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

3

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

4

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

5

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

6

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

7

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

8

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

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