Best VPS 2023 under $8

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In the 12 months up to October 2023, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 21 VPS hosting plans in the $0/month to $8/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 4th revision of the Best VPS under $8 ranking in 2023. These are the older revisions:


1st

Vultr

Price per month: $6.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 32 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Jun 16 2023


Score

65


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

B

5th in Raw CPU Power

E

2nd in Performance Stability

B

2nd in Disk IO Performance

B

3rd in Network Performance

C


2nd

OVHcloud_us

OVHcloud US

VLE-2

Price per month: $5.50
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 40 GB
Memory: 2.0 GB
Trial Data: Aug 31 2023


Score

63


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

B

2nd in Raw CPU Power

C

1st in Performance Stability

B

3rd in Disk IO Performance

C

6th in Network Performance

D


3rd

Kamatera

Price per month: $6.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 20 GB
Memory: 2.0 GB
Trial Data: Sep 20 2023


Score

49


Ranks per Category

5th in Web Performance

C

12th in Raw CPU Power

F

7th in Performance Stability

D

1st in Disk IO Performance

A

9th 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

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

High Frequency 1GB
Tests started on Jun 16 2023
$6.00 65 B E B B C

2

VLE-2
Tests started on Aug 31 2023
$5.50 63 B C B C D

3

Availability 2GB 1 core
Tests started on Sep 20 2023
$6.00 49 C F D A D

4

Starter
Tests started on Oct 08 2023
5.00€ ($5.45) 47 C E C D D

5

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

6

VPS S NVMe
Tests started on Apr 23 2023
4.50€ ($4.90) 38 E C E D E

7

NVMe 4GB
Tests started on Oct 30 2022
$6.00 36 E C E D D

8

Cloud Server S
Tests started on Oct 03 2023
$5.00 32 F F C D D

9

D2-2
Tests started on May 28 2023
$6.57 31 E F C D E

10

VM-1
Tests started on Jul 11 2023
$5.99 31 F E E D D

11

1GB 1core
Tests started on Oct 18 2023
7.00€ ($7.63) 29 E E D E D

12

1 core 2GB
Tests started on Jun 28 2023
$4.00 28 F F D D E

13

VPS Value
Tests started on Jul 17 2023
$7.00 27 F F D D D

14

VPS Value
Tests started on Dec 19 2022
5.80€ ($6.32) 26 F F E D D

15

Regular 1GB 1 core
Tests started on Mar 11 2023
$5.00 23 F F E E C

16

Start
Tests started on Sep 22 2023
5.00€ ($5.45) 22 D E E E F

17

1GB 0.5 core 25GB
Tests started on Dec 26 2022
5.00€ ($5.45) 21 F F D F E

18

2GB 1 core
Tests started on Mar 27 2023
7.00€ ($7.63) 20 F F D F E

Other Providers

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

1

CAX11
Tests started on May 02 2023
3.79€ ($4.13) 48 D D E C B

2

Slice 1024
Tests started on May 18 2023
$3.50 34 D E E D C

3

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

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