Best VPS March 2021

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This March, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 17 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 March 2021.


The VPS tested in March 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

Contabo

Contabo

VDS S

Price per month: 36.99€
Number of CPU cores: 6
Disk space: 180 GB
Memory: 24.0 GB
Trial Data: Mar 02 2021


Score

71


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

A

2nd in Raw CPU Power

A

6th in Performance Stability

C

2nd in Disk IO Performance

A

10th in Network Performance

D


2nd

HostUp

HostUp

SSD VPS #2

Price per month: $10.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 50 GB
Memory: 2.0 GB
Trial Data: Mar 15 2021


Score

67


Ranks per Category

5th in Web Performance

B

7th in Raw CPU Power

C

8th in Performance Stability

C

1st in Disk IO Performance

A

5th in Network Performance

C


3rd

IDriveCompute

IDrive Compute

Shared 4 cores 8GB

Price per month: $40.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 160 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Mar 17 2021


Score

65


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

A

3rd in Raw CPU Power

B

14th in Performance Stability

D

11th in Disk IO Performance

C

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


Rankings for all VPS tested during March 2021

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

1

VDS S
Tests started on Mar 02 2021
36.99€ ($42.91) 71 A A C A D

2

Shared 4 cores 8GB
Tests started on Mar 17 2021
$40.00 65 A B D C B

3

General 8GB 4 cores
Tests started on Mar 19 2021
$90.00 56 E B E B C

4

1GB 1core
Tests started on Mar 04 2021
$5.00 56 B D B C D

5

Jelastic 5.2GHz
Tests started on Mar 16 2021
$30.10 52 C D B B F

6

Cloud Server L
Tests started on Mar 29 2021
$20.00 52 C D C C C

7

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Mar 26 2021
16.00€ ($18.56) 51 B B C E E

8

High Frequency 1GB
Tests started on Mar 08 2021
$6.00 47 C E C B E

9

Cloud VPS Small
Tests started on Mar 18 2021
2.79€ ($3.24) 39 E F C B E

10

Start
Tests started on Mar 22 2021
5.00€ ($5.80) 21 F F E D F

Other Providers

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

1

SSD VPS #2 (Off rankings)
Tests started on Mar 15 2021
$10.00 67 B C C A C

2

Smart Core 8
Tests started on Mar 07 2021
19.00€ ($22.04) 58 C B D C D

3

B2s
Tests started on Mar 13 2021
$30.37 41 C D D F C

4

e2-highcpu-2
Tests started on Mar 24 2021
$36.11 40 D D D E D

5

4GB 2cores
Tests started on Mar 21 2021
$20.00 39 C E C F C

6

NVMe 2GB
Tests started on Mar 10 2021
$5.00 29 E F D E D

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