Best VPS 2023 under $5

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In the 12 months up to January 2023, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 7 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 2023 rankings are updated approximately every other month. Check out the list of current and past rankings in all price ranges.


1st

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

3rd in Raw CPU Power

E

6th in Performance Stability

E

6th in Disk IO Performance

D

1st in Network Performance

C


2nd

Linode

Linode

Shared 1GB

Price per month: $5.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 25 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Mar 06 2022


Score

37


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

E

1st in Raw CPU Power

E

5th in Performance Stability

E

3rd in Disk IO Performance

D

2nd in Network Performance

C


3rd

netcup

netcup

VPS 200 G10s

Price per month: 2.99€
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 40 GB
Memory: 2.0 GB
Trial Data: May 09 2022


Score

34


Ranks per Category

4th in Web Performance

E

2nd in Raw CPU Power

E

3rd in Performance Stability

D

2nd in Disk IO Performance

D

3rd 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

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

2

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

3

VPS V1I1
Tests started on Jan 31 2022
2.79€ ($2.85) 34 F F D C D

4

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

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

2

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

3

1GB 1core
Tests started on Dec 28 2022
$5.00 18 D F E F E

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