Best Value VPS May 2019

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 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 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.

Like 95% of the systems we test, the best VPS this May are all unmanaged VPS servers.

We build a new ranking every month and every quarter with all the VPS tested during the interval. Check out the list of all current and past rankings.


1st

Kamatera

Kamatera

General 1GB 1 core

Price per month: $9.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 20 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: May 21 2019


Price Weighted Score

78


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

5th in Raw CPU Power

1st in Performance Stability

3rd in Disk IO Performance

1st in Network Performance



2nd

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


Price Weighted Score

71


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

2nd in Raw CPU Power

7th in Performance Stability

2nd in Disk IO Performance

2nd in Network Performance



3rd

Ramnode

Ramnode

OpenVZ SSD Standard 2GB

Price per month: $7.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 60 GB
Memory: 2.0 GB
Trial Data: May 27 2019


Price Weighted Score

62


Ranks per Category

6th in Web Performance

4th in Raw CPU Power

6th in Performance Stability

1st in Disk IO Performance

3rd 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 = 20, F = 0. The total bar length is the Score.

All grades in this chart are price weighted.


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

1

Kamatera
General 1GB 1 core
Tests started on May 21 2019
$9.00 75 PW PW PW PW PW

2

Vultr
VC2 4GB $20
Tests started on May 05 2019
$20.00 73 PW PW PW PW PW

3

Vpsdime
Premium 4GB
Tests started on May 10 2019
$20.00 37 PW PW PW PW PW

4

LunaNode
c.1
Tests started on May 13 2019
$20.00 39 PW PW PW PW PW

5

OVH Public Cloud
S1-4
Tests started on May 24 2019
$10.00 56 PW PW PW PW PW

Other Providers

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

1

Ramnode
OpenVZ SSD Standard 2GB
Tests started on May 27 2019
$7.00 55 PW PW PW PW PW

2

Contabo
S SSD
Tests started on May 07 2019
€4.99 ($5.54) 40 PW PW PW PW PW

3

Hetzner
CCX21
Tests started on Apr 29 2019
€34.90 ($38.74) 60 PW PW PW PW PW

4

Amazon Lightsail
8GB 2cores
Tests started on May 19 2019
$40.00 48 PW PW PW PW PW

5

CloudCone
2GB 1 core
Tests started on May 01 2019
$5.78 36 PW PW PW PW PW

6

Microsoft Azure
D2 v3
Tests started on May 16 2019
$69.12 19 PW PW PW PW PW

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All tests that were recently conducted at VpsBenchmarks:

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Aug 18 2019 OVH Public Cloud
Aug 14 2019 Ramnode
Aug 12 2019 Google Compute Engine
Aug 09 2019 Scaleway
Aug 07 2019 Amazon Lightsail
Aug 05 2019 Kamatera
Aug 02 2019 LunaNode
Jul 29 2019 Vpsdime
Jul 26 2019 Aruba Cloud
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