Best Value VPS December 2021

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This December, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 16 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 December 2021.


The VPS tested in December 2021 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

Vultr

Price per month: $10.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 55 GB
Memory: 2.0 GB
Trial Data: Dec 09 2021


Price Weighted Score

84


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

5th in Raw CPU Power

1st in Performance Stability

1st in Disk IO Performance

1st in Network Performance



2nd

IDriveCompute

IDrive Compute

Shared 1 core 1GB (Off rankings)

Price per month: $5.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 40 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Dec 15 2021


Price Weighted Score

80


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

9th in Raw CPU Power

7th in Performance Stability

2nd in Disk IO Performance

4th in Network Performance



3rd

Akamai

Akamai

Shared 4GB

Price per month: $24.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 80 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: Dec 20 2021


Price Weighted Score

77


Ranks per Category

5th in Web Performance

4th in Raw CPU Power

3rd in Performance Stability

6th in Disk IO Performance

8th 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: [16-20], F: [0-3]. The total bar length is the Score.

All grades in this chart are price weighted.


Rankings for all VPS tested during December 2021

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

Regular 2GB 1 core
Tests started on Dec 09 2021
$10.00 84 PW PW PW PW PW

2

Shared 4GB
Tests started on Dec 20 2021
$24.00 74 PW PW PW PW PW

3

c6s.xlarge
Tests started on Dec 02 2021
$33.20 73 PW PW PW PW PW

4

16GB 8 cores
Tests started on Dec 13 2021
$83.35 69 PW PW PW PW PW

5

VPS M RAM
Tests started on Dec 27 2021
$15.00 67 PW PW PW PW PW

6

General 1GB 1 core
Tests started on Dec 18 2021
$9.00 62 PW PW PW PW PW

7

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Dec 05 2021
26.00€ ($28.08) 51 PW PW PW PW PW

8

4GB 2 cores 60GB (Off rankings)
Tests started on Dec 24 2021
16.00€ ($17.28) 60 PW PW PW PW PW

9

PRO VMware 4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Dec 16 2021
43.80€ ($47.30) 53 PW PW PW PW PW

10

Basic
Tests started on Dec 22 2021
10.00€ ($10.80) 47 PW PW PW PW PW

11

VPS XL NVMe
Tests started on Dec 07 2021
31.00€ ($33.48) 44 PW PW PW PW PW

Other Providers

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

1

Shared 1 core 1GB (Off rankings)
Tests started on Dec 15 2021
$5.00 80 PW PW PW PW PW

2

m.1s
Tests started on Dec 21 2021
$3.50 67 PW PW PW PW PW

3

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Dec 10 2021
26.96€ ($29.12) 54 PW PW PW PW PW

4

Basic Regular 2GB 1 core
Tests started on Dec 01 2021
$12.00 50 PW PW PW PW PW

5

GP1-XS
Tests started on Dec 29 2021
82.27€ ($88.85) 44 PW PW PW PW PW

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