Best VPS 2022 under $5

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In the 12 months up to September 2022, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 12 VPS hosting plans in the $0 to $5 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 $5 ranking in 2022. These are the older revisions:


1st

OnetSolutions

Price per month: 3.33€
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 20 GB
Memory: 2.0 GB
Trial Data: Nov 15 2021


Score

60


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

C

1st in Raw CPU Power

D

2nd in Performance Stability

B

1st in Disk IO Performance

B

6th in Network Performance

D


2nd

IDriveCompute

IDrive Compute

Shared 1 core 1GB

Price per month: $5.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 40 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Dec 15 2021


Score

53


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

B

4th in Raw CPU Power

E

8th in Performance Stability

D

2nd in Disk IO Performance

B

5th in Network Performance

D


3rd

GenVMs

Genesis VMs

vm.t5sd.2xlarge

Price per month: $5.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 50 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: Oct 16 2021


Score

53


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

B

2nd in Raw CPU Power

D

1st in Performance Stability

B

12th in Disk IO Performance

E

1st 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.


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

GP-2
Tests started on Nov 15 2021
3.33€ ($3.40) 60 C D B B D

2

Shared 1 core 1GB
Tests started on Dec 15 2021
$5.00 53 B E D B D

3

vm.t5sd.2xlarge
Tests started on Oct 16 2021
$5.00 53 B D B E B

4

1GB 1core
Tests started on Jun 04 2022
$5.00 42 D E C D D

5

Cloud Server S
Tests started on Nov 12 2021
$5.00 41 D F C D C

6

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

7

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

8

Cloud VPS Small
Tests started on Jan 31 2022
2.79€ ($2.85) 34 F F D C D

9

VPS Starter
Tests started on Feb 24 2022
$3.50 28 F F D D D

Other Providers

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

1

Slice 1024
Tests started on Nov 05 2021
$3.50 50 C D C D C

2

VPS 200 G10s
Tests started on May 09 2022
2.99€ ($3.05) 34 E E D D D

3

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

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