Best VPS Winter 2019

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This Winter, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 30 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 Winter 2019.

The VPS tested between January and March 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 Winter 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

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: Mar 09 2019


Score

84


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

A

1st in Raw CPU Power

A

3rd in Performance Stability

A

1st in Disk IO Performance

A

15th in Network Performance

C


2nd

Vultr

Vultr

VC2 8GB $40

Price per month: $40.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 160 GB
Memory: 8.0 GB
Trial Data: Mar 02 2019


Score

76


Ranks per Category

4th in Web Performance

B

2nd in Raw CPU Power

A

18th in Performance Stability

C

2nd in Disk IO Performance

A

2nd in Network Performance

B


3rd

Scaleway

Scaleway

Pro X64-15GB

Price per month: €24.99
Number of CPU cores: 6
Disk space: 200 GB
Memory: 15.0 GB
Trial Data: Jan 31 2019


Score

72


Ranks per Category

8th in Web Performance

B

5th in Raw CPU Power

A

4th in Performance Stability

A

12th in Disk IO Performance

C

12th in Network Performance

C


Other Quarters Rankings

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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 Winter 2019

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

1

16GB 6 cores
Tests started on Mar 09 2019
$80.00 86 A A A A C

2

VC2 8GB $40
Tests started on Mar 02 2019
$40.00 78 B A C A B

3

Cloud VPS XLarge
Tests started on Jan 17 2019
€25.00 ($27.75) 71 B B A B D

4

12GB $14 Virtuozzo
Tests started on Feb 27 2019
$14.00 64 E A D A B

5

s.1
Tests started on Jan 07 2019
$7.00 62 C C C B C

6

2GB 1core
Tests started on Jan 23 2019
$10.00 64 B D B B D

7

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Jan 14 2019
€16.00 ($17.76) 65 A B B D D

8

s.2
Tests started on Mar 04 2019
$14.00 63 C A D B C

9

B2-7
Tests started on Jan 04 2019
$26.40 60 B C A D D

10

General 1GB 2 cores
Tests started on Jan 11 2019
$19.00 56 C B D C C

11

General 2GB 4 cores
Tests started on Mar 11 2019
$50.00 55 D B D C C

12

VC2 1GB $5
Tests started on Dec 29 2018
$5.00 50 D E C C B

13

2GB 1 core
Tests started on Mar 16 2019
€8.00 ($8.88) 50 B E B D D

Other Providers

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

1

Pro X64-15GB
Tests started on Jan 31 2019
€24.99 ($27.74) 70 B A A C C

2

OpenVZ SSD Premium 1GB
Tests started on Jan 09 2019
$10.00 73 B A C B D

3

CPU Optimized 4GB
Tests started on Feb 03 2019
$40.00 71 B B C B C

4

KVM NVMe Premium 2GB
Tests started on Mar 25 2019
$12.00 59 C B E C B

5

KVM 8GB
Tests started on Feb 06 2019
$30.00 54 E B C B D

6

t3.small
Tests started on Jan 29 2019
$14.98 54 B C D D C

7

G2 2GB
Tests started on Feb 16 2019
$20.00 53 D D B C C

8

n1-standard-2
Tests started on Jan 27 2019
$48.55 51 D C D D C

9

Dedicated 4GB
Tests started on Feb 20 2019
$30.00 54 D D C B C

10

CX11
Tests started on Feb 25 2019
€2.99 ($3.32) 48 D D D C C

11

2GB 1core
Tests started on Jan 20 2019
$10.00 45 B E D D C

12

Cloud Server M
Tests started on Feb 13 2019
$10.00 46 C E B D D

13

F1
Tests started on Mar 19 2019
$36.00 45 C E D E B

14

gp1.lightspeed
Tests started on Mar 13 2019
$24.00 42 D D C D E

15

1GB 1 core
Tests started on Feb 10 2019
$4.50 38 C E B E E

16

VPS SSD 2
Tests started on Mar 06 2019
$7.99 32 D E C E E

17

1GB 1core
Tests started on Mar 22 2019
$5.00 17 F F F E D

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