Best VPS Winter 2020

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This Winter, VPSBenchmarks tested and reviewed 43 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 2020.

The VPS tested between January and March 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.

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

Genesis PC

Genesis Public Cloud

c6s.3xlarge

Price per month: $88.00
Number of CPU cores: 6
Disk space: 0 GB
Memory: 24.0 GB
Trial Data: Mar 27 2020


Score

91


Ranks per Category

1st in Web Performance

A

1st in Raw CPU Power

A

2nd in Performance Stability

A

1st in Disk IO Performance

A

9th in Network Performance

B


2nd

Kamatera

Kamatera

General 4GB 2 cores

Price per month: $39.00
Number of CPU cores: 2
Disk space: 20 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: Feb 03 2020


Score

82


Ranks per Category

10th in Web Performance

A

10th in Raw CPU Power

B

6th in Performance Stability

A

8th in Disk IO Performance

B

1st in Network Performance

B


3rd

Kamatera

Kamatera

Availability 4GB 4 cores

Price per month: $24.00
Number of CPU cores: 4
Disk space: 20 GB
Memory: 4.0 GB
Trial Data: Mar 17 2020


Score

80


Ranks per Category

5th in Web Performance

A

3rd in Raw CPU Power

A

30th in Performance Stability

C

3rd in Disk IO Performance

B

2nd in Network Performance

B


Other Quarters Rankings

Best VPS Fall 2019

Best VPS Summer 2019

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 2020

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

1

c6s.3xlarge
Tests started on Mar 27 2020
$88.00 91 A A A A B

2

General 4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Feb 03 2020
$39.00 82 A B A B B

3

Availability 4GB 4 cores
Tests started on Mar 17 2020
$24.00 80 A A C B B

4

Cloud Server XL
Tests started on Feb 27 2020
$50.00 78 A A A B C

5

vm.c5sd.xlarge
Tests started on Feb 25 2020
$20.00 77 A B A D C

6

Cloud Server RAM L
Tests started on Jan 11 2020
$40.00 72 A B B B C

7

4GB 2 cores
Tests started on Mar 06 2020
$20.00 72 A C A B D

8

12GB 6 cores
Tests started on Jan 18 2020
€40.00 ($43.20) 71 B A A C D

9

Cloud VPS XLarge
Tests started on Feb 11 2020
€25.00 ($27.00) 71 B B A B D

10

vm.t5sd.4xlarge
Tests started on Jan 26 2020
$9.00 70 A C B D B

11

High Frequency 1GB
Tests started on Mar 19 2020
$6.00 67 B D B C B

12

VC2 8GB $40
Tests started on Feb 07 2020
$40.00 66 C B B C C

13

Enterprise
Tests started on Mar 11 2020
€40.00 ($43.20) 64 D A A C D

14

2GB 1 core
Tests started on Mar 02 2020
€8.00 ($8.64) 59 A D B C D

15

s.1
Tests started on Feb 09 2020
$7.00 59 C C C B D

16

Dedicated 4GB
Tests started on Jan 28 2020
$30.00 58 B D B C C

17

1GB 1core
Tests started on Jan 22 2020
$5.00 53 C E C C C

18

S1-8
Tests started on Jan 08 2020
$15.59 51 C D A D E

19

C2-7
Tests started on Feb 24 2020
$38.40 51 C C B D E

20

M SSD
Tests started on Jan 31 2020
€8.99 ($9.71) 49 E A C D D

21

Cloud VPS Medium
Tests started on Mar 23 2020
€6.50 ($7.02) 43 D F B C D

22

Basic
Tests started on Jan 24 2020
€10.00 ($10.80) 37 E D C E E

Other Providers

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

1

m5.large
Tests started on Feb 21 2020
$69.12 72 A C A D B

2

8GB 2cores
Tests started on Feb 13 2020
$40.00 70 A C A C C

3

6GB $7
Tests started on Jan 20 2020
$7.00 62 E B C B B

4

e2-highcpu-2
Tests started on Dec 30 2019
$36.11 62 A C A E D

5

ecs.g6.large
Tests started on Jan 15 2020
$43.19 61 A B B D E

6

GP1-XS
Tests started on Feb 17 2020
€39.00 ($42.12) 60 C B D C C

7

CPU Optimized 4GB
Tests started on Feb 29 2020
$40.00 57 B D D C B

8

t3-medium
Tests started on Jan 04 2020
$29.95 56 C C C D C

9

OpenVZ SSD Standard 2GB
Tests started on Jan 13 2020
$7.00 54 D D C B D

10

n1-standard-2
Tests started on Feb 20 2020
$48.55 54 C D B E C

11

Standard 1GB 1 core
Tests started on Jan 06 2020
$5.00 53 C D C D B

12

G2.8GB
Tests started on Jan 02 2020
$80.00 51 E C B D D

13

G2 4GB
Tests started on Feb 15 2020
$40.00 49 D D B D D

14

Standard 2GB
Tests started on Mar 09 2020
$29.99 48 D D C C D

15

B1MS
Tests started on Mar 21 2020
$15.11 48 B E D E B

16

Small-2
Tests started on Mar 25 2020
$10.00 48 D E D C C

17

CX11
Tests started on Feb 05 2020
€2.49 ($2.69) 47 D E C D C

18

F1s
Tests started on Feb 02 2020
$36.50 45 C E C F C

19

Premium 8GB
Tests started on Mar 04 2020
$40.00 42 E D D D C

20

gp1_supersonic
Tests started on Mar 13 2020
$12.00 37 D F B E E

21

Starter 1GB 1 core
Tests started on Mar 15 2020
$4.50 31 C E D E E

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