Best VPS May 2021

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This May, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 14 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 2021.


The VPS tested in May 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

OVHcloud

OVHcloud

D2-8

Price per month: $21.52
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 50 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: May 17 2021


Score

72


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

B

3rd in Raw CPU Power

B

1st in Performance Stability

B

2nd in Disk IO Performance

B

5th in Network Performance

C


2nd

1and1

IONOS by 1&1

Cloud Server XXL

Price per month: $85.00
Number of CPU cores: 8
Disk space: 160 GB
Memory: 16.0 GB
Trial Data: May 13 2021


Score

68


Ranks per Category

5th in Web Performance

C

2nd in Raw CPU Power

A

3rd in Performance Stability

C

4th in Disk IO Performance

B

8th in Network Performance

C


3rd

Kamatera

Kamatera

Availability 4GB 2 cores

Price per month: $19.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 40 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: May 04 2021


Score

66


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

B

6th in Raw CPU Power

C

4th in Performance Stability

C

1st in Disk IO Performance

B

4th in Network Performance

C


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.


Rankings for all VPS tested during May 2021

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

1

D2-8
Tests started on May 17 2021
$21.52 72 B B B B C

2

Cloud Server XXL
Tests started on May 13 2021
$85.00 68 C A C B C

3

Availability 4GB 2 cores
Tests started on May 04 2021
$19.00 66 B C C B C

4

Cloud PRO 2GB 1 core
Tests started on May 02 2021
21.60€ ($24.62) 65 B E B B A

5

16GB 8 cores
Tests started on May 10 2021
56.00€ ($63.84) 57 B A D E D

6

Dedicated 8GB
Tests started on May 11 2021
$60.00 55 D B D C C

7

m.4
Tests started on May 06 2021
$14.00 47 C D D C D

8

Premium
Tests started on May 07 2021
20.00€ ($22.80) 41 D B D E E

9

Cloud VPS 2
Tests started on May 21 2021
19.00€ ($21.66) 29 E E E F C

Other Providers

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

1

Basic VPS
Tests started on May 24 2021
15.00€ ($17.10) 43 C D D D D

2

G3.4GB
Tests started on May 15 2021
$20.00 42 D D E C D

3

LIN-SSD-M
Tests started on May 01 2021
$15.00 40 E C F D B

4

t3a.medium
Tests started on May 28 2021
$31.00 23 F E F E C

5

KVM Standard 1GB
Tests started on May 19 2021
$5.00 21 E E F E F

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