Best Value VPS March 2021

Last updated on

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 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 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

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


Price Weighted Score

84


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

3rd in Raw CPU Power

4th in Performance Stability

1st in Disk IO Performance

1st in Network Performance



2nd

UpCloud

UpCloud

1GB 1core

Price per month: $5.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 25 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Mar 04 2021


Price Weighted Score

82


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

7th in Raw CPU Power

1st in Performance Stability

4th in Disk IO Performance

4th in Network Performance



3rd

Vultr

Vultr

High Frequency 1GB

Price per month: $6.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 32 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Mar 08 2021


Price Weighted Score

72


Ranks per Category

4th in Web Performance

9th in Raw CPU Power

3rd in Performance Stability

3rd in Disk IO Performance

12th 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 March 2021

Filter by price or size in Screener

Click on a grade letter to review detailed performance metrics.


Featured Providers

VPSBenchmarks receives support from Featured Providers. Test results are never influenced by the provider status at vpsbenchmarks.com.

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

1

1GB 1core
Tests started on Mar 04 2021
$5.00 82 PW PW PW PW PW

2

High Frequency 1GB
Tests started on Mar 08 2021
$6.00 72 PW PW PW PW PW

3

Cloud VPS Small
Tests started on Mar 18 2021
2.79€ ($3.18) 65 PW PW PW PW PW

4

VDS S
Tests started on Mar 02 2021
36.99€ ($42.17) 64 PW PW PW PW PW

5

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Mar 26 2021
16.00€ ($18.24) 63 PW PW PW PW PW

6

Cloud Server L
Tests started on Mar 29 2021
$20.00 64 PW PW PW PW PW

7

Shared 4 cores 8GB
Tests started on Mar 17 2021
$40.00 58 PW PW PW PW PW

8

Jelastic 5.2GHz
Tests started on Mar 16 2021
$30.10 52 PW PW PW PW PW

9

Start
Tests started on Mar 22 2021
5.00€ ($5.70) 46 PW PW PW PW PW

10

General 8GB 4 cores
Tests started on Mar 19 2021
$90.00 38 PW PW PW PW PW

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 84 PW PW PW PW PW

2

Smart Core 8
Tests started on Mar 07 2021
19.00€ ($21.66) 66 PW PW PW PW PW

3

NVMe 2GB
Tests started on Mar 10 2021
$5.00 59 PW PW PW PW PW

4

4GB 2cores
Tests started on Mar 21 2021
$20.00 50 PW PW PW PW PW

5

B2s
Tests started on Mar 13 2021
$30.37 40 PW PW PW PW PW

6

e2-highcpu-2
Tests started on Mar 24 2021
$36.11 36 PW PW PW PW PW

Other Months Rankings

Best Value VPS December 2021

Best Value VPS November 2021

Best Value VPS October 2021

Screeners

Find the VPS that fits your requirements in seconds


Screener

Best VPS 2022

Provider Finder


Share this page

Latest Tweets by @vpsbenchmarks

Provider News and Promotions

Winter Sales at OVHcloud US - Discounts on VPS and Public Cloud Our VPS Essential and VPS Comfort are available at a discounted price for a limited period of time....
LayerStack -- Dedicated Cloud 40% Off/Month Special Offer LayerStack, provider of high performance Dedicated Cloud Servers / VPS Hosting at an affordable ...
Brazil VPSes are now available @ SimpliServers.com SimpliServers has arrived in **São Paulo**, Brazil's technological capital. This offering is built ...
Storage VPS Servers Are Now Available at Cherry Servers Cherry Servers has just introduced Storage VPS servers – a new cloud infrastructure as a service ...
Vultr is now live in Warsaw, Poland We’re pleased to share the news that Vultr is now live in Warsaw, Poland. While our Warsaw cloud ...

More...

Blog

Modular Private Trials A year ago, VPSBenchmarks introduced **Private Trials**. Private trials allow running the exact same...

More...

Be Featured on VPSBenchmarks

Cloud Server Providers, would you like your products to be tested at vpsbenchmarks.com?

Check out our pricing page and sign up

Disclaimer

We are proud to provide objective and impartial benchmark data on this website. VPSBenchmarks receives support from some of the providers featured here but all tests are conducted the same way regardless of our relationships with them.

If you find our benchmarks valuable, you can help by making your cloud purchases using the Provider Affiliate Buttons displayed throughout the site.