Best VPS 2023 under $40

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In the 12 months up to January 2023, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 24 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 2023 rankings are updated approximately every other month. Check out the list of current and past rankings in all price ranges.


1st

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

2nd in Web Performance

B

3rd in Raw CPU Power

B

5th in Performance Stability

B

3rd in Disk IO Performance

B

2nd in Network Performance

B


2nd

Alwyzon

Price per month: 24.79€
Number of CPU cores: 8
Disk space: 240 GB
Memory: 16.0 GB
Trial Data: Mar 20 2022


Score

68


Ranks per Category

8th in Web Performance

C

1st in Raw CPU Power

A

15th in Performance Stability

D

1st in Disk IO Performance

A

8th in Network Performance

C


3rd

LayerStack

LayerStack

DC108-SG

Price per month: $32.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 200 GB
Memory: 6.0 GB
Trial Data: Feb 19 2022


Score

64


Ranks per Category

5th in Web Performance

C

9th in Raw CPU Power

C

6th in Performance Stability

C

2nd in Disk IO Performance

A

17th 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 2023

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

1

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

2

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

3

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

4

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

5

VPS Comfort
Tests started on Jul 07 2022
$27.30 63 C C C B B

6

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

7

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

8

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

9

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

10

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

11

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

12

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

13

Cloud VPS 4
Tests started on Dec 04 2022
29.00€ ($29.58) 46 C C B F E

14

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Jul 19 2022
26.00€ ($26.52) 44 D D D D C

15

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

16

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

17

LS 2x4
Tests started on Dec 30 2022
$28.00 37 D E D E E

18

Advanced Linux VPS London
Tests started on Dec 09 2022
$29.95 35 E D D E D

Other Providers

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

1

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

2

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

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

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

6

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

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