Best VPS May 2019

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This May, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 11 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 May 2019.


The VPS tested in May 2019 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

Hetzner

Hetzner

CCX21

Price per month: €34.90
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 160 GB
Memory: 16.0 GB
Trial Data: Apr 29 2019


Score

77


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

B

1st in Raw CPU Power

A

1st in Performance Stability

A

1st in Disk IO Performance

B

5th in Network Performance

C


2nd

Lightsail

Amazon Lightsail

8GB 2cores

Price per month: $40.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 160 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: May 19 2019


Score

62


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

B

4th in Raw CPU Power

C

3rd in Performance Stability

C

6th in Disk IO Performance

D

3rd in Network Performance

C


3rd

Vultr

Vultr

VC2 4GB $20

Price per month: $20.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 80 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: May 05 2019


Score

62


Ranks per Category

5th in Web Performance

C

2nd in Raw CPU Power

B

8th in Performance Stability

D

2nd in Disk IO Performance

B

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 = 20, F = 0. The total bar length is the Score.


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

1

VC2 4GB $20
Tests started on May 05 2019
$20.00 62 C B D B B

2

General 1GB 1 core
Tests started on May 21 2019
$9.00 58 B E C C B

3

c.1
Tests started on May 13 2019
$20.00 35 E E D D D

4

S SSD
Tests started on May 07 2019
€4.99 ($5.39) 33 F B F D E

5

S1-4
Tests started on May 24 2019
$8.39 30 D E D E E

Other Providers

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

1

CCX21
Tests started on Apr 29 2019
€34.90 ($37.69) 78 B A A B C

2

8GB 2cores
Tests started on May 19 2019
$40.00 62 B C C D C

3

D2 v3
Tests started on May 16 2019
$69.12 52 B D B E C

4

OpenVZ SSD Standard 2GB
Tests started on May 27 2019
$7.00 37 F D E C D

5

Premium 4GB
Tests started on May 10 2019
$20.00 35 F E D D C

6

2GB 1 core
Tests started on May 01 2019
$5.78 19 F F E E D

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