Best VPS January 2021

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This January, 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 January 2021.


The VPS tested in January 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

GenVMs

Genesis VMs

vm.c6sd.3xlarge

Price per month: $78.00
Number of CPU cores: 6
Disk space: 300 GB
Memory: 24.0 GB
Trial Data: Jan 10 2021


Score

75


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

A

1st in Raw CPU Power

A

1st in Performance Stability

A

13th in Disk IO Performance

D

6th in Network Performance

C


2nd

UpCloud

UpCloud

8GB 4 cores

Price per month: $40.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 160 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Jan 20 2021


Score

74


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

B

5th in Raw CPU Power

B

2nd in Performance Stability

B

3rd in Disk IO Performance

B

4th in Network Performance

B


3rd

LayerStack

LayerStack

DC108-HK

Price per month: $32.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 200 GB
Memory: 6.0 GB
Trial Data: Jan 18 2021


Score

69


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

A

8th in Raw CPU Power

C

6th in Performance Stability

C

1st in Disk IO Performance

A

7th in Network Performance

C


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 2021

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

1

vm.c6sd.3xlarge
Tests started on Jan 10 2021
$78.00 75 A A A D C

2

8GB 4 cores
Tests started on Jan 20 2021
$40.00 74 B B B B B

3

DC108-HK
Tests started on Jan 18 2021
$32.00 69 A C C A C

4

Smart M
Tests started on Jan 26 2021
$60.00 65 C A E B B

5

VC2 8GB 4 cores
Tests started on Jan 24 2021
$40.00 63 C B D B B

6

Cloud Server XL
Tests started on Jan 02 2021
$50.00 60 C B C C D

7

16GB 8 cores
Tests started on Jan 29 2021
$83.35 59 D A E B B

8

XL SSD
Tests started on Jan 12 2021
26.99€ ($31.31) 48 D B F C C

9

SKVM-2G
Tests started on Jan 28 2021
$8.00 48 D D C C D

Other Providers

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

1

CCX11
Tests started on Jan 07 2021
19.90€ ($23.08) 56 D D C C B

2

CPU Optimized 4GB
Tests started on Jan 14 2021
$45.00 51 C C C D E

3

Slice 2048
Tests started on Jan 01 2021
$7.00 48 C D C C D

4

G3.2GB
Tests started on Jan 22 2021
$10.00 46 C F C C D

5

Runway 2
Tests started on Jan 17 2021
$12.99 43 C D C E C

6

n1-standard-1
Tests started on Jan 04 2021
$27.67 38 D E C D E

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