Best Value VPS Spring 2019

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This Spring, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 31 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 Spring 2019.

The VPS tested between April and June 2019 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.

Like 95% of the systems we test, the best VPS this Spring are unmanaged VPS servers.

We build a new ranking every month and every quarter with all the VPS tested during the interval. Check out the list of all current and past rankings.


1st

Vultr

Vultr

High Frequency 2GB

Price per month: $12.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 64 GB
Memory: 2.0 GB
Trial Data: Jun 21 2019


Price Weighted Score

84


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

9th in Raw CPU Power

3rd in Performance Stability

1st in Disk IO Performance

3rd in Network Performance



2nd

UpCloud

UpCloud

1GB 1core

Price per month: $5.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 25 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Apr 22 2019


Price Weighted Score

84


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

11th in Raw CPU Power

2nd in Performance Stability

2nd in Disk IO Performance

5th in Network Performance



3rd

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 21 2019


Price Weighted Score

77


Ranks per Category

3rd in Web Performance

18th in Raw CPU Power

5th in Performance Stability

5th in Disk IO Performance

2nd 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.


Rankings for all VPS tested during Spring 2019

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

1

Vultr
High Frequency 2GB
Tests started on Jun 21 2019
$12.00 84 PW PW PW PW PW

2

UpCloud
1GB 1core
Tests started on Apr 22 2019
$5.00 86 PW PW PW PW PW

3

Kamatera
General 1GB 1 core
Tests started on May 21 2019
$9.00 79 PW PW PW PW PW

4

Vultr
VC2 4GB $20
Tests started on May 05 2019
$20.00 71 PW PW PW PW PW

5

Aruba Cloud
Cloud VPS Medium
Tests started on Apr 16 2019
€6.50 ($7.22) 64 PW PW PW PW PW

6

UpCloud
8GB 4 cores
Tests started on Jun 10 2019
$40.00 58 PW PW PW PW PW

7

Vpsdime
Premium 4GB
Tests started on May 10 2019
$20.00 47 PW PW PW PW PW

8

LunaNode
c.1
Tests started on May 13 2019
$20.00 46 PW PW PW PW PW

9

OVH Public Cloud
S1-4
Tests started on May 24 2019
$10.00 54 PW PW PW PW PW

Other Providers

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

1

Amazon EC2
t3.micro
Tests started on Jun 03 2019
$7.49 70 PW PW PW PW PW

2

BuyVM
Slice 1024
Tests started on Apr 19 2019
$3.50 64 PW PW PW PW PW

3

Ramnode
OpenVZ SSD Standard 2GB
Tests started on May 27 2019
$7.00 62 PW PW PW PW PW

4

DigitalOcean
Standard 2GB 1 core
Tests started on Jun 14 2019
$10.00 61 PW PW PW PW PW

5

1and1 IONOS
Cloud Server XL
Tests started on Apr 10 2019
$30.00 59 PW PW PW PW PW

6

Scaleway
DEV1-M
Tests started on Apr 02 2019
€7.99 ($8.87) 62 PW PW PW PW PW

7

HostPapa
VPS Plus
Tests started on Jun 27 2019
$49.99 22 PW PW PW PW PW

8

Hetzner
CCX21
Tests started on Apr 29 2019
€34.90 ($38.74) 65 PW PW PW PW PW

9

Contabo
S SSD
Tests started on May 07 2019
€4.99 ($5.54) 55 PW PW PW PW PW

10

Google Compute Engine
g1-small
Tests started on Mar 28 2019
$13.13 53 PW PW PW PW PW

11

Amazon Lightsail
8GB 2cores
Tests started on May 19 2019
$40.00 44 PW PW PW PW PW

12

Linode
8GB $40
Tests started on Apr 14 2019
$40.00 40 PW PW PW PW PW

13

CloudCone
2GB 1 core
Tests started on May 01 2019
$5.78 41 PW PW PW PW PW

14

Alibaba Cloud
ecs.n4.large
Tests started on Jun 17 2019
$28.84 55 PW PW PW PW PW

15

GigsGigsCloud
HK K2 Global
Tests started on Apr 25 2019
$10.00 38 PW PW PW PW PW

16

1and1 IONOS
Cloud Server XXL
Tests started on Jun 24 2019
$60.00 28 PW PW PW PW PW

17

Scaleway
GP1-XS
Tests started on Jun 07 2019
€39.00 ($43.29) 40 PW PW PW PW PW

18

DigitalOcean
General Purpose 2 cores
Tests started on Apr 05 2019
$60.00 25 PW PW PW PW PW

19

Google Compute Engine
n1-highcpu-2
Tests started on May 31 2019
$36.23 42 PW PW PW PW PW

20

Alibaba Cloud
ecs.c5.large
Tests started on Apr 08 2019
$43.00 38 PW PW PW PW PW

21

Microsoft Azure
D2 v3
Tests started on May 16 2019
$69.12 16 PW PW PW PW PW

22

Amazon EC2
m5a.large
Tests started on Mar 31 2019
$62.00 15 PW PW PW PW PW

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