Best VPS September 2021

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This September, 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 September 2021.


The VPS tested in September 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

IDriveCompute

IDrive Compute

Shared 4 cores 8GB (Off rankings)

Price per month: $40.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 160 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Sep 14 2021


Score

85


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

A

2nd in Raw CPU Power

A

1st in Performance Stability

A

1st in Disk IO Performance

A

2nd in Network Performance

B


2nd

Vultr

Price per month: $24.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 128 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: Sep 07 2021


Score

76


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

B

6th in Raw CPU Power

C

2nd in Performance Stability

A

3rd in Disk IO Performance

B

4th in Network Performance

B


3rd

Contabo

Contabo

VDS L (Off rankings)

Price per month: 68.99€
Number of CPU cores: 12
Disk space: 360 GB
Memory: 48.0 GB
Trial Data: Sep 01 2021


Score

75


Ranks per Category

4th in Web Performance

B

1st in Raw CPU Power

A

6th in Performance Stability

B

2nd in Disk IO Performance

A

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


Rankings for all VPS tested during September 2021

Click on a grade letter to review detailed performance metrics.

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

1

High Frequency 4GB
Tests started on Sep 07 2021
$24.00 76 B C A B B

2

VDS L (Off rankings)
Tests started on Sep 01 2021
68.99€ ($74.51) 75 B A B A C

3

8GB 4 cores
Tests started on Sep 05 2021
52.00€ ($56.16) 62 C B C B C

4

8GB 4 cores
Tests started on Sep 24 2021
28.00€ ($30.24) 59 A B B E E

5

1GB 1core
Tests started on Sep 13 2021
$10.50 58 C E B B C

6

Cloud VDS 2
Tests started on Sep 02 2021
49.00€ ($52.92) 46 D C D E C

7

VPS V1I2
Tests started on Sep 16 2021
6.50€ ($7.02) 46 D F B C D

8

Availability 1GB 1core
Tests started on Sep 19 2021
$4.00 40 D E E B E

9

Start
Tests started on Sep 23 2021
5.00€ ($5.40) 16 F F E E F

Other Providers

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

1

Shared 4 cores 8GB (Off rankings)
Tests started on Sep 14 2021
$40.00 85 A A A A B

2

8GB 4 cores
Tests started on Sep 12 2021
46.44€ ($50.16) 64 C B B E B

3

Start L
Tests started on Sep 10 2021
$15.00 58 D C D B B

4

E4 2 cores 4GB
Tests started on Sep 21 2021
$22.32 43 D C C E D

5

ecs.t5-lc1m1.small
Tests started on Sep 28 2021
$6.52 27 D F E E D

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