Best VPS 2022 under $5

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In the 12 months up to November 2022, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 9 VPS hosting plans in the $0/month to $5/month price range. We evaluated them on their CPU power, network, disk speed, web performance and stability.

This Best VPS 2024 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 $5 ranking in 2022. These are the older revisions:


1st

IDriveCompute

IDrive Compute

Shared 1 core 1GB (Off rankings)

Price per month: $5.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 40 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Oct 28 2022


Score

56


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

C

4th in Raw CPU Power

E

1st in Performance Stability

B

1st in Disk IO Performance

C

1st in Network Performance

C


2nd

Kamatera

Price per month: $4.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 20 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Nov 01 2022


Score

42


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

C

5th in Raw CPU Power

E

9th in Performance Stability

E

9th in Disk IO Performance

D

2nd in Network Performance

C


3rd

UpCloud

UpCloud

1GB 1core

Price per month: 7.00€
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 25 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Jun 04 2022


Score

42


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

D

2nd in Raw CPU Power

E

3rd in Performance Stability

C

6th in Disk IO Performance

D

4th in Network Performance

D


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

Click on a grade letter to review detailed performance metrics.

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

1

Availability 1GB 1core
Tests started on Nov 01 2022
$4.00 42 C E E D C

2

1GB 1core
Tests started on Jun 04 2022
7.00€ ($7.63) 42 D E C D D

3

Shared 1GB
Tests started on Mar 06 2022
$5.00 37 E E E D C

4

VPS V1I1
Tests started on Jan 31 2022
2.79€ ($3.04) 34 F F D C D

5

VPS Starter
Tests started on Feb 24 2022
$4.20 28 F F D D D

Other Providers

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

1

Shared 1 core 1GB (Off rankings)
Tests started on Oct 28 2022
$5.00 56 C E B C C

2

m.1s
Tests started on Dec 21 2021
$3.50 36 E E C C E

3

VPS 200 G10s
Tests started on May 09 2022
2.99€ ($3.26) 34 E E D D D

4

G3.1GB
Tests started on Apr 02 2022
$4.00 27 E F E D E

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