Best VPS August 2020

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This August, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 15 VPS hosting plans. We judged them on their speed, stability and affordability. These are the best 3 VPS.

For price weighted rankings, go to Best Value VPS August 2020.


The VPS tested in August 2020 are a subset of all the VPS we have reviewed over the past 12 months. Go to the Screener to get the entire list of cloud server plans available today, ranked and graded.

We build a new ranking every month with all the VPS tested during the interval. Check out the list of all current and past rankings.


1st

Genesis PC

Genesis Public Cloud

w6asx.2xlarge

Price per month: $49.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 400 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Aug 29 2020


Score

85


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

A

2nd in Raw CPU Power

A

1st in Performance Stability

B

4th in Disk IO Performance

B

2nd in Network Performance

A


2nd

Kamatera

Kamatera

Availability 16GB 8 cores

Price per month: $99.00
Number of CPU cores: 8
Disk space: 150 GB
Memory: 16.0 GB
Trial Data: Aug 06 2020


Score

85


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

A

1st in Raw CPU Power

A

4th in Performance Stability

C

3rd in Disk IO Performance

B

1st in Network Performance

A


3rd

Vultr

Vultr

High Frequency 16GB

Price per month: $96.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 384 GB
Memory: 16.0 GB
Trial Data: Aug 02 2020


Score

80


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

A

3rd in Raw CPU Power

A

3rd in Performance Stability

C

5th in Disk IO Performance

B

3rd in Network Performance

A


All Grades in a Chart

How are grades calculated?

Each horizontal bar section in the chart below represents a grade value: A = 20, F = 0. The total bar length is the Score.


Rankings for all VPS tested during August 2020

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

1

w6asx.2xlarge
Tests started on Aug 29 2020
$49.00 85 A A B B A

2

Availability 16GB 8 cores
Tests started on Aug 06 2020
$99.00 85 A A C B A

3

High Frequency 16GB
Tests started on Aug 02 2020
$96.00 80 A A C B A

4

VPS XL
Tests started on Aug 19 2020
$30.00 57 C B C B F

5

Enterprise
Tests started on Aug 11 2020
40.00€ ($46.40) 45 D A C E F

6

M SSD
Tests started on Aug 24 2020
8.99€ ($10.43) 43 D B E D E

7

Cloud VPS Large
Tests started on Aug 04 2020
12.50€ ($14.50) 43 E E E B D

8

2GB 1 core
Tests started on Aug 17 2020
8.00€ ($9.28) 41 C D C E E

9

1GB 1core
Tests started on Aug 03 2020
$9.00 41 E F D B D

Other Providers

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

1

OpenVZ SSD Standard 2GB
Tests started on Aug 07 2020
$7.00 48 D D D A C

2

Standard 4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Aug 20 2020
$20.00 46 E C D C D

3

Slice 1024
Tests started on Aug 14 2020
$3.50 43 D D C D D

4

DEV1-M
Tests started on Aug 09 2020
9.99€ ($11.59) 40 E C D E D

5

cx2-2x4
Tests started on Aug 22 2020
$69.14 39 C E D E D

6

Cloud 4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Aug 26 2020
$18.99 32 E E D D E

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