Best Value 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 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 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

UpCloud

UpCloud

2GB 1core

Price per month: $10.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 50 GB
Memory: 2.0 GB
Trial Data: May 08 2020


Price Weighted Score

83


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

11th in Raw CPU Power

4th in Performance Stability

1st in Disk IO Performance

7th in Network Performance



2nd

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 01 2020


Price Weighted Score

83


Ranks per Category

5th in Web Performance

13th in Raw CPU Power

10th in Performance Stability

7th in Disk IO Performance

1st in Network Performance



3rd

1and1

IONOS by 1&1

VPS M

Price per month: $10.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 80 GB
Memory: 2.0 GB
Trial Data: May 26 2020


Price Weighted Score

80


Ranks per Category

4th in Web Performance

1st in Raw CPU Power

8th in Performance Stability

5th in Disk IO Performance

18th 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

2GB 1core
Tests started on May 08 2020
$10.00 83 PW PW PW PW PW

2

General 1GB 1 core
Tests started on May 01 2020
$9.00 83 PW PW PW PW PW

3

VPS M
Tests started on May 26 2020
$10.00 80 PW PW PW PW PW

4

VC2 4GB $20
Tests started on May 03 2020
$20.00 79 PW PW PW PW PW

5

High Frequency 2GB
Tests started on May 12 2020
$12.00 76 PW PW PW PW PW

6

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on May 25 2020
€16.00 ($17.28) 75 PW PW PW PW PW

7

Cloud Server L
Tests started on May 04 2020
$24.00 74 PW PW PW PW PW

8

vm.c5sd.2xlarge
Tests started on May 29 2020
$40.00 73 PW PW PW PW PW

9

VPS Value
Tests started on May 14 2020
$6.00 71 PW PW PW PW PW

10

Cloud VPS Small
Tests started on May 11 2020
€2.79 ($3.01) 68 PW PW PW PW PW

11

2GB $10
Tests started on May 02 2020
$10.00 68 PW PW PW PW PW

12

1GB 0.5 core
Tests started on May 06 2020
€5.00 ($5.40) 66 PW PW PW PW PW

13

m.8
Tests started on May 05 2020
$28.00 64 PW PW PW PW PW

14

VDS S
Tests started on May 27 2020
€36.99 ($39.95) 62 PW PW PW PW PW

15

VPS Comfort
Tests started on May 28 2020
$23.00 55 PW PW PW PW PW

16

8GB $40
Tests started on May 13 2020
$40.00 51 PW PW PW PW PW

17

General 8GB 4 cores
Tests started on May 15 2020
$90.00 48 PW PW PW PW PW

18

Premium
Tests started on May 20 2020
€20.00 ($21.60) 41 PW PW PW PW PW

Other Providers

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

1

CX21
Tests started on May 09 2020
€4.90 ($5.29) 78 PW PW PW PW PW

2

KVM Premium 2GB
Tests started on May 18 2020
$12.00 75 PW PW PW PW PW

3

4GB 2cores
Tests started on May 16 2020
$20.00 59 PW PW PW PW PW

4

n2-highcpu-2
Tests started on May 23 2020
$41.87 52 PW PW PW PW PW

5

ecs.c5.large
Tests started on May 07 2020
$37.52 42 PW PW PW PW PW

6

m5a.large
Tests started on May 21 2020
$65.90 42 PW PW PW PW PW

7

D2 v3
Tests started on May 10 2020
$69.12 41 PW PW PW PW PW

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