Best VPS October 2020

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This October, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 15 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 October 2020.


The VPS tested in October 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

LayerStack

LayerStack

R208-HK

Price per month: $53.80
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 250 GB
Memory: 12.0 GB
Trial Data: Oct 07 2020


Score

79


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

A

5th in Raw CPU Power

B

3rd in Performance Stability

B

2nd in Disk IO Performance

B

1st in Network Performance

A


2nd

Contabo

Contabo

VDS L

Price per month: 68.99€
Number of CPU cores: 12
Disk space: 360 GB
Memory: 48.0 GB
Trial Data: Oct 10 2020


Score

75


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

B

2nd in Raw CPU Power

A

5th in Performance Stability

C

1st in Disk IO Performance

A

8th in Network Performance

C


3rd

UpCloud

UpCloud

16GB 6 cores

Price per month: $80.00
Number of CPU cores: 6
Disk space: 320 GB
Memory: 16.0 GB
Trial Data: Oct 24 2020


Score

71


Ranks per Category

5th in Web Performance

B

3rd in Raw CPU Power

A

6th in Performance Stability

C

3rd in Disk IO Performance

B

7th 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 = 20, F = 0. The total bar length is the Score.


Rankings for all VPS tested during October 2020

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

1

R208-HK
Tests started on Oct 07 2020
$53.80 79 A B B B A

2

VDS L
Tests started on Oct 10 2020
68.99€ ($80.03) 75 B A C A C

3

16GB 6 cores
Tests started on Oct 24 2020
$80.00 71 B A C B C

4

24GB 12 cores
Tests started on Oct 01 2020
84.00€ ($97.44) 66 A A C E C

5

VC2 16GB 6 cores
Tests started on Oct 26 2020
$80.00 58 D B D C C

6

VPS M RAM
Tests started on Oct 08 2020
$15.00 58 C C B B E

7

vm.t5sd.2xlarge
Tests started on Oct 12 2020
$5.00 54 C D B E C

8

VPS Essential
Tests started on Oct 05 2020
$11.50 34 E E D C E

Other Providers

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

1

GP1-XS
Tests started on Oct 28 2020
45.49€ ($52.77) 59 C B D D B

2

KVM Premium 4GB
Tests started on Oct 18 2020
$24.00 55 B B C D E

3

Basic 1GB 1 core
Tests started on Oct 22 2020
$5.00 50 D E D C B

4

CX31
Tests started on Oct 17 2020
8.90€ ($10.32) 46 D C E C C

5

SKVM-1G
Tests started on Oct 20 2020
$5.00 46 D D D D B

6

8GB 2cores
Tests started on Oct 04 2020
$40.00 45 B E C E C

7

n2d-standard-2
Tests started on Oct 14 2020
$56.14 31 E D D E E

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