Best VPS January 2020

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This January, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 14 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 January 2020.

The VPS tested in January 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.

Like 95% of the systems we test, the best VPS this January are unmanaged VPS servers.

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


1st

1and1

IONOS by 1&1

Cloud Server RAM L

Price per month: $40.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 80 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Jan 11 2020


Score

72


Ranks per Category

4th in Web Performance

A

3rd in Raw CPU Power

B

6th in Performance Stability

B

2nd in Disk IO Performance

B

6th in Network Performance

C


2nd

CloudingIo

Clouding.io

12GB 6 cores

Price per month: €40.00
Number of CPU cores: 6
Disk space: 100 GB
Memory: 12.0 GB
Trial Data: Jan 18 2020


Score

71


Ranks per Category

5th in Web Performance

B

1st in Raw CPU Power

A

1st in Performance Stability

A

4th in Disk IO Performance

C

10th in Network Performance

D


3rd

GenVMs

Genesis VMs

vm.t5sd.4xlarge

Price per month: $9.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 100 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Jan 26 2020


Score

70


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

A

8th in Raw CPU Power

C

4th in Performance Stability

B

10th in Disk IO Performance

D

1st in Network Performance

B


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 January 2020

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

1

Cloud Server RAM L
Tests started on Jan 11 2020
$40.00 72 A B B B C

2

12GB 6 cores
Tests started on Jan 18 2020
€40.00 ($44.40) 71 B A A C D

3

vm.t5sd.4xlarge
Tests started on Jan 26 2020
$9.00 70 A C B D B

4

6GB $7
Tests started on Jan 20 2020
$7.00 62 E B C B B

5

1GB 1core
Tests started on Jan 22 2020
$5.00 53 C E C C C

6

S1-8
Tests started on Jan 08 2020
$15.59 51 C D A D E

7

G2.8GB
Tests started on Jan 02 2020
$80.00 51 E C B D D

8

Basic
Tests started on Jan 24 2020
$10.00 37 E D C E E

Other Providers

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

1

e2-highcpu-2
Tests started on Dec 30 2019
$36.11 62 A C A E D

2

ecs.g6.large
Tests started on Jan 15 2020
$43.19 61 A B B D E

3

Dedicated 4GB
Tests started on Jan 28 2020
$30.00 58 B D B C C

4

t3-medium
Tests started on Jan 04 2020
$29.95 56 C C C D C

5

OpenVZ SSD Standard 2GB
Tests started on Jan 13 2020
$7.00 54 D D C B D

6

Standard 1GB 1 core
Tests started on Jan 06 2020
$5.00 53 C D C D B

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