Best Value VPS January 2020

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 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 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.



Genesis VMs


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

Price Weighted Score


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

3rd in Raw CPU Power

1st in Performance Stability

5th in Disk IO Performance

1st in Network Performance




6GB $7

Price per month: $7.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 30 GB
Memory: 6.0 GB
Trial Data: Jan 20 2020

Price Weighted Score


Ranks per Category

12th in Web Performance

1st in Raw CPU Power

7th in Performance Stability

1st in Disk IO Performance

3rd in Network Performance




Standard 1GB 1 core

Price per month: $5.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 25 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Jan 06 2020

Price Weighted Score


Ranks per Category

4th in Web Performance

6th in Raw CPU Power

5th in Performance Stability

4th in Disk IO Performance

2nd 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 January 2020

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


Tests started on Jan 26 2020
$9.00 86 PW PW PW PW PW


1GB 1core
Tests started on Jan 22 2020
$5.00 80 PW PW PW PW PW


Tests started on Jan 08 2020
$15.59 66 PW PW PW PW PW


Cloud Server RAM L
Tests started on Jan 11 2020
$40.00 65 PW PW PW PW PW


12GB 6 cores
Tests started on Jan 18 2020
€40.00 ($44.40) 63 PW PW PW PW PW


Dedicated 4GB
Tests started on Jan 28 2020
$30.00 58 PW PW PW PW PW


Tests started on Jan 24 2020
€10.00 ($11.10) 57 PW PW PW PW PW


Tests started on Jan 02 2020
$80.00 33 PW PW PW PW PW

Other Providers

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


6GB $7
Tests started on Jan 20 2020
$7.00 82 PW PW PW PW PW


Standard 1GB 1 core
Tests started on Jan 06 2020
$5.00 81 PW PW PW PW PW


OpenVZ SSD Standard 2GB
Tests started on Jan 13 2020
$7.00 79 PW PW PW PW PW


Tests started on Dec 30 2019
$36.11 57 PW PW PW PW PW


Tests started on Jan 04 2020
$29.95 56 PW PW PW PW PW


Tests started on Jan 15 2020
$43.19 54 PW PW PW PW PW

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