Best VPS 2023 under $40

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In the 12 months up to August 2023, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 24 VPS hosting plans in the $25/month to $40/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 5th revision of the Best VPS under $40 ranking in 2023. These are the older revisions:


1st

Alwyzon

Price per month: 24.79€
Number of CPU cores: 8
Disk space: 240 GB
Memory: 16.0 GB
Trial Data: Apr 16 2023


Score

79


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

B

2nd in Raw CPU Power

A

8th in Performance Stability

C

2nd in Disk IO Performance

B

2nd in Network Performance

B


2nd

LayerStack

LayerStack

PRO200-HK

Price per month: $32.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 200 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Jun 07 2023


Score

69


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

B

5th in Raw CPU Power

B

17th in Performance Stability

D

1st in Disk IO Performance

A

10th in Network Performance

C


3rd

ionos

IONOS

VPS Linux XL

Price per month: $28.00
Number of CPU cores: 8
Disk space: 320 GB
Memory: 16.0 GB
Trial Data: Aug 19 2023


Score

68


Ranks per Category

5th in Web Performance

B

3rd in Raw CPU Power

A

6th in Performance Stability

B

15th in Disk IO Performance

D

3rd 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 2023

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

Virtual Server L
Tests started on Apr 16 2023
24.79€ ($27.02) 79 B A C B B

2

PRO200-HK
Tests started on Jun 07 2023
$32.00 69 B B D A C

3

VPS Linux XL
Tests started on Aug 19 2023
$28.00 68 B A B D B

4

c6s.xlarge
Tests started on Jan 21 2023
$33.20 68 B C A C C

5

CPU Optimized 1-2-25
Tests started on Jan 27 2023
$28.00 63 B D B B C

6

VPS Comfort
Tests started on Jun 29 2023
23.50€ ($25.62) 57 C C D C C

7

VPS O16A32
Tests started on Aug 08 2023
31.29€ ($34.11) 57 D A C E B

8

PerformanceVPS C2
Tests started on Aug 13 2023
34.50€ ($37.60) 51 C D B E C

9

HP-8 NVMe 2022 (Off rankings)
Tests started on Oct 03 2022
31.96€ ($34.84) 50 C B D D D

10

VPS V4I8
Tests started on Sep 17 2022
25.00€ ($27.25) 47 E D C C D

11

VPS XXL
Tests started on Feb 21 2023
$35.00 47 E B D D D

12

Cloud VPS 4
Tests started on Dec 04 2022
29.00€ ($31.61) 46 C C B F E

13

VPS XL NVMe
Tests started on Mar 08 2023
31.00€ ($33.79) 45 D A F D D

14

GP-16 NVMe
Tests started on Feb 03 2023
32.99€ ($35.96) 44 D B F C D

15

B2-7
Tests started on Jan 13 2023
$29.04 43 D E C C D

16

CO-4
Tests started on Aug 15 2023
$36.00 43 D D B D E

17

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Apr 18 2023
26.00€ ($28.34) 37 E D D D D

18

Cloud Server RAM L
Tests started on Jan 05 2023
$30.00 32 E E C E D

19

B2-7
Tests started on Feb 14 2023
24.20€ ($26.38) 32 E E C E D

20

8GB 4 cores
Tests started on Jun 26 2023
28.00€ ($30.52) 28 E C F F E

Other Providers

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

1

m7g.medium
Tests started on Jul 28 2023
$30.98 50 C E A F C

2

LS 2x6
Tests started on Feb 16 2023
$40.00 47 C D D C D

3

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

4

PLAY2-NANO
Tests started on Nov 14 2022
24.29€ ($26.48) 42 D D C F C

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