Best Value 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 with the best value.

This ranking is Price Weighted and favors the VPS that generate the most power for every dollar you spend. Plans with high performance and low price are ranked higher than high price plans with the same performance. For the ranking that ignores prices, go to Best 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


Price Weighted Score

76


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

5th in Raw CPU Power

3rd in Performance Stability

8th in Disk IO Performance

2nd in Network Performance



2nd

BuyVM

BuyVM

Slice 1024

Price per month: $3.50
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 20 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Aug 14 2020


Price Weighted Score

76


Ranks per Category

4th in Web Performance

7th in Raw CPU Power

2nd in Performance Stability

4th in Disk IO Performance

7th in Network Performance



3rd

Ramnode

Ramnode

OpenVZ SSD Standard 2GB

Price per month: $7.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 60 GB
Memory: 2.0 GB
Trial Data: Aug 07 2020


Price Weighted Score

73


Ranks per Category

7th in Web Performance

10th in Raw CPU Power

7th in Performance Stability

1st in Disk IO Performance

3rd in Network Performance



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.

All grades in this chart are price weighted.


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 76 PW PW PW PW PW

2

Availability 16GB 8 cores
Tests started on Aug 06 2020
$99.00 71 PW PW PW PW PW

3

2GB 1 core
Tests started on Aug 17 2020
8.00€ ($9.28) 65 PW PW PW PW PW

4

M SSD
Tests started on Aug 24 2020
8.99€ ($10.43) 64 PW PW PW PW PW

5

1GB 1core
Tests started on Aug 03 2020
$9.00 63 PW PW PW PW PW

6

High Frequency 16GB
Tests started on Aug 02 2020
$96.00 61 PW PW PW PW PW

7

Cloud VPS Large
Tests started on Aug 04 2020
12.50€ ($14.50) 60 PW PW PW PW PW

8

VPS XL
Tests started on Aug 19 2020
$30.00 57 PW PW PW PW PW

9

Enterprise
Tests started on Aug 11 2020
40.00€ ($46.40) 37 PW PW PW PW PW

Other Providers

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

1

Slice 1024
Tests started on Aug 14 2020
$3.50 76 PW PW PW PW PW

2

OpenVZ SSD Standard 2GB
Tests started on Aug 07 2020
$7.00 73 PW PW PW PW PW

3

DEV1-M
Tests started on Aug 09 2020
9.99€ ($11.59) 61 PW PW PW PW PW

4

Standard 4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Aug 20 2020
$20.00 57 PW PW PW PW PW

5

Cloud 4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Aug 26 2020
$18.99 45 PW PW PW PW PW

6

cx2-2x4
Tests started on Aug 22 2020
$69.14 25 PW PW PW PW PW

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