Best Value 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 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 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

GenVMs

Genesis VMs

vm.t5sd.2xlarge

Price per month: $5.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 50 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: Oct 12 2020


Price Weighted Score

79


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

7th in Raw CPU Power

1st in Performance Stability

8th in Disk IO Performance

3rd in Network Performance



2nd

DOcean

DigitalOcean

Basic 1GB 1 core

Price per month: $5.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 25 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Oct 22 2020


Price Weighted Score

78


Ranks per Category

5th in Web Performance

11th in Raw CPU Power

3rd in Performance Stability

1st in Disk IO Performance

1st in Network Performance



3rd

1and1

IONOS by 1&1

VPS M RAM

Price per month: $15.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 80 GB
Memory: 6.0 GB
Trial Data: Oct 08 2020


Price Weighted Score

73


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

4th in Raw CPU Power

2nd in Performance Stability

2nd in Disk IO Performance

7th 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: [16-20], F: [0-3]. The total bar length is the Score.

All grades in this chart are price weighted.


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

vm.t5sd.2xlarge
Tests started on Oct 12 2020
$5.00 79 PW PW PW PW PW

2

VPS M RAM
Tests started on Oct 08 2020
$15.00 73 PW PW PW PW PW

3

R208-HK
Tests started on Oct 07 2020
$53.80 67 PW PW PW PW PW

4

VDS L
Tests started on Oct 10 2020
68.99€ ($80.03) 59 PW PW PW PW PW

5

VPS Essential
Tests started on Oct 05 2020
$11.50 56 PW PW PW PW PW

6

16GB 6 cores
Tests started on Oct 24 2020
$80.00 53 PW PW PW PW PW

7

24GB 12 cores
Tests started on Oct 01 2020
84.00€ ($97.44) 51 PW PW PW PW PW

8

VC2 16GB 6 cores
Tests started on Oct 26 2020
$80.00 40 PW PW PW PW PW

Other Providers

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

1

Basic 1GB 1 core
Tests started on Oct 22 2020
$5.00 78 PW PW PW PW PW

2

CX31
Tests started on Oct 17 2020
10.59€ ($12.28) 67 PW PW PW PW PW

3

KVM Premium 4GB
Tests started on Oct 18 2020
$24.00 61 PW PW PW PW PW

4

GP1-XS
Tests started on Oct 28 2020
60.48€ ($70.16) 42 PW PW PW PW PW

5

8GB 2cores
Tests started on Oct 04 2020
$40.00 38 PW PW PW PW PW

6

n2d-standard-2
Tests started on Oct 14 2020
$56.14 21 PW PW PW PW PW

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