Best VPS May 2020

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This May, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 25 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 2020.


The VPS tested in May 2020 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

GenVMs

Genesis VMs

vm.c5sd.2xlarge

Price per month: $40.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 200 GB
Memory: 16.0 GB
Trial Data: May 29 2020


Score

79


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

A

1st in Raw CPU Power

A

1st in Performance Stability

A

18th in Disk IO Performance

D

4th in Network Performance

B


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 03 2020


Score

71


Ranks per Category

11th in Web Performance

C

6th in Raw CPU Power

B

13th in Performance Stability

C

4th in Disk IO Performance

B

5th in Network Performance

B


3rd

1and1

IONOS by 1&1

Cloud Server L

Price per month: $24.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 80 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: May 04 2020


Score

69


Ranks per Category

6th in Web Performance

B

7th in Raw CPU Power

B

2nd in Performance Stability

A

6th in Disk IO Performance

B

19th in Network Performance

D


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.


Rankings for all VPS tested during May 2020

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

1

vm.c5sd.2xlarge
Tests started on May 29 2020
$40.00 79 A A A D B

2

VC2 4GB $20
Tests started on May 03 2020
$20.00 71 C B C B B

3

Cloud Server L
Tests started on May 04 2020
$24.00 69 B B A B D

4

VDS S
Tests started on May 27 2020
36.99€ ($42.91) 68 A B B B E

5

General 8GB 4 cores
Tests started on May 15 2020
$90.00 66 C A E B A

6

2GB 1core
Tests started on May 08 2020
$10.00 65 B D B B C

7

General 1GB 1 core
Tests started on May 01 2020
$9.00 65 C D C C A

8

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on May 25 2020
16.00€ ($18.56) 63 B B B E C

9

m.8
Tests started on May 05 2020
$28.00 62 C B D C C

10

VPS M
Tests started on May 26 2020
$10.00 61 B B C B E

11

8GB $40
Tests started on May 13 2020
$40.00 58 D B E B B

12

High Frequency 2GB
Tests started on May 12 2020
$12.00 58 C E C B B

13

VPS Value
Tests started on May 14 2020
$6.00 48 C F B B E

14

VPS Comfort
Tests started on May 28 2020
$23.00 47 E B D C D

15

2GB $10
Tests started on May 02 2020
$10.00 46 E E C C C

16

Cloud VPS Small
Tests started on May 11 2020
2.79€ ($3.24) 39 E F C C D

17

1GB 0.5 core
Tests started on May 06 2020
5.00€ ($5.80) 38 D E B E E

18

Premium
Tests started on May 20 2020
20.00€ ($23.20) 32 D C D F F

Other Providers

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

1

n2-highcpu-2
Tests started on May 23 2020
$41.87 60 B B B E C

2

m5a.large
Tests started on May 21 2020
$65.90 57 C D C D A

3

KVM Premium 2GB
Tests started on May 18 2020
$12.00 56 B D B D D

4

D2 v3
Tests started on May 10 2020
$69.12 56 C D B E B

5

CX21
Tests started on May 09 2020
4.90€ ($5.68) 50 D C D D C

6

4GB 2cores
Tests started on May 16 2020
$20.00 48 B E D E C

7

ecs.c5.large
Tests started on May 07 2020
$37.52 47 C C B E F

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