Best Value VPS Winter 2019

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 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 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.

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

Ramnode

Ramnode

OpenVZ SSD Premium 1GB

Price per month: $10.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 75 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Jan 09 2019


Price Weighted Score

87


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

2nd in Raw CPU Power

9th in Performance Stability

1st in Disk IO Performance

9th in Network Performance



2nd

LunaNode

LunaNode

s.1

Price per month: $7.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 20 GB
Memory: 1.0 GB
Trial Data: Jan 07 2019


Price Weighted Score

85


Ranks per Category

6th in Web Performance

8th in Raw CPU Power

8th in Performance Stability

2nd in Disk IO Performance

5th in Network Performance



3rd

UpCloud

UpCloud

2GB 1core

Price per month: $10.00
Number of CPU cores: 1
Disk space: 50 GB
Memory: 2.0 GB
Trial Data: Jan 23 2019


Price Weighted Score

80


Ranks per Category

2nd in Web Performance

17th in Raw CPU Power

4th in Performance Stability

3rd in Disk IO Performance

10th 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.


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

1

LunaNode
s.1
Tests started on Jan 07 2019
$7.00 85 PW PW PW PW PW

2

UpCloud
2GB 1core
Tests started on Jan 23 2019
$10.00 80 PW PW PW PW PW

3

Vpsdime
12GB $14 Virtuozzo
Tests started on Feb 27 2019
$14.00 77 PW PW PW PW PW

4

Vultr
VC2 1GB $5
Tests started on Dec 29 2018
$5.00 76 PW PW PW PW PW

5

Clouding.io
4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Jan 14 2019
€16.00 ($17.76) 74 PW PW PW PW PW

6

LunaNode
s.2
Tests started on Mar 04 2019
$14.00 74 PW PW PW PW PW

7

Aruba Cloud
Cloud VPS XLarge
Tests started on Jan 17 2019
€25.00 ($27.75) 71 PW PW PW PW PW

8

Clouding.io
2GB 1 core
Tests started on Mar 16 2019
€8.00 ($8.88) 71 PW PW PW PW PW

9

Kamatera
1GB 2 cores
Tests started on Jan 11 2019
$19.00 68 PW PW PW PW PW

10

Vultr
VC2 8GB $40
Tests started on Mar 02 2019
$40.00 63 PW PW PW PW PW

11

UpCloud
16GB 6 cores
Tests started on Mar 09 2019
$80.00 60 PW PW PW PW PW

12

Kamatera
2GB 4 cores
Tests started on Mar 11 2019
$50.00 29 PW PW PW PW PW

Other Providers

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

1

Ramnode
OpenVZ SSD Premium 1GB
Tests started on Jan 09 2019
$10.00 88 PW PW PW PW PW

2

Hetzner
CX11
Tests started on Feb 25 2019
€3.60 ($4.00) 77 PW PW PW PW PW

3

Ramnode
KVM NVMe Premium 2GB
Tests started on Mar 25 2019
$12.00 76 PW PW PW PW PW

4

Amazon EC2
t3.small
Tests started on Jan 29 2019
$14.98 71 PW PW PW PW PW

5

Amazon Lightsail
2GB 1core
Tests started on Jan 20 2019
$10.00 67 PW PW PW PW PW

6

1and1 IONOS
Cloud Server M
Tests started on Feb 13 2019
$10.00 67 PW PW PW PW PW

7

Alibaba Cloud
1GB 1 core
Tests started on Feb 10 2019
$4.50 66 PW PW PW PW PW

8

AtlanticNet
G2 2GB
Tests started on Feb 16 2019
$20.00 63 PW PW PW PW PW

9

Scaleway
Pro X64-15GB
Tests started on Jan 31 2019
€36.00 ($39.96) 57 PW PW PW PW PW

10

OVH
VPS SSD 2
Tests started on Mar 06 2019
$7.99 57 PW PW PW PW PW

11

IO Zoom
KVM 8GB
Tests started on Feb 06 2019
$30.00 54 PW PW PW PW PW

12

DigitalOcean
CPU Optimized 4GB
Tests started on Feb 03 2019
$40.00 53 PW PW PW PW PW

13

Dreamhost
gp1.lightspeed
Tests started on Mar 13 2019
$24.00 49 PW PW PW PW PW

14

Linode
Dedicated 4GB
Tests started on Feb 20 2019
$30.00 48 PW PW PW PW PW

15

Amazon Lightsail
1GB 1core
Tests started on Mar 22 2019
$5.00 35 PW PW PW PW PW

16

Microsoft Azure
F1
Tests started on Mar 19 2019
$36.00 33 PW PW PW PW PW

17

OVH Public Cloud
B2-7
Tests started on Jan 04 2019
$53.28 32 PW PW PW PW PW

18

Google Compute Engine
n1-standard-2
Tests started on Jan 27 2019
$68.40 12 PW PW PW PW PW

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