Best Value 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 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 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

BuyVM

BuyVM

Slice 2048

Price per month: $7.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 40 GB
Memory: 2.0 GB
Trial Data: Jan 01 2021


Price Weighted Score

76


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

7th in Raw CPU Power

2nd in Performance Stability

4th in Disk IO Performance

6th in Network Performance



2nd

Atlantic

Atlantic.Net

G3.2GB

Price per month: $10.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 50 GB
Memory: 2.0 GB
Trial Data: Jan 22 2021


Price Weighted Score

68


Ranks per Category

4th in Web Performance

14th in Raw CPU Power

3rd in Performance Stability

3rd in Disk IO Performance

5th in Network Performance



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


Price Weighted Score

67


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

10th in Raw CPU Power

9th in Performance Stability

1st in Disk IO Performance

9th 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 January 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

DC108-HK
Tests started on Jan 18 2021
$32.00 67 PW PW PW PW PW

2

8GB 4 cores
Tests started on Jan 20 2021
52.00€ ($56.16) 60 PW PW PW PW PW

3

vm.c6sd.3xlarge (Off rankings)
Tests started on Jan 10 2021
$78.00 63 PW PW PW PW PW

4

Regular 8GB 4 cores
Tests started on Jan 24 2021
$40.00 55 PW PW PW PW PW

5

Cloud Server XL
Tests started on Jan 02 2021
$35.00 55 PW PW PW PW PW

6

VPS XL SSD
Tests started on Jan 12 2021
31.49€ ($34.01) 45 PW PW PW PW PW

7

16GB 8 cores
Tests started on Jan 29 2021
$84.85 42 PW PW PW PW PW

Other Providers

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

1

Slice 2048
Tests started on Jan 01 2021
$7.00 76 PW PW PW PW PW

2

G3.2GB
Tests started on Jan 22 2021
$10.00 68 PW PW PW PW PW

3

Runway 2
Tests started on Jan 17 2021
$14.99 61 PW PW PW PW PW

4

CCX11
Tests started on Jan 07 2021
21.85€ ($23.60) 63 PW PW PW PW PW

5

Smart M
Tests started on Jan 26 2021
$60.00 53 PW PW PW PW PW

6

n1-standard-1
Tests started on Jan 04 2021
$27.67 41 PW PW PW PW PW

7

CPU Optimized 4GB
Tests started on Jan 14 2021
$47.00 40 PW PW PW PW PW

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