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BudgetVM vs Vultr


Plans

Vultr Vultr Vultr
Name VC2 1GB $5 VC2 2GB $10 VC2 4GB $20
Cost per Month ($) 5.0 10.0 20.0
Memory (GB) 1.0 2.0 4.0
Disk Space (GB) 25 40 60
CPU cores 1 1 2
Data Transfer (GB) 1000 2000 3000
Virtualization KVM KVM KVM
Latest trial Nov 27 2017 Dec 11 2017 Aug 13 2017

Performance Grades

To summarize the performance of each VPS plan, we generated grades based on the various tests that were run: web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Each grade focuses on one aspect of the VPS speed (cpu, disk IO, network IO...) and can be made of one or more of the metrics generated during the tests.

Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

How are grades calculated?

Vultr Vultr Vultr
Name VC2 1GB $5 VC2 2GB $10 VC2 4GB $20
Web Performance D D B
Raw CPU Power E E C
Performance Stability C C A
Disk IO Performance D C C
Network Performance B B -

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The grades above are based on the following test results.


Web Response Times

We ran a database intensive web application with ~100,000 hits per day for several days on VPSs from BudgetVM and Vultr. This is the average response time measured locally on the VPS for each plan we tested.


Local Response Time per Plan

Lower is better

Provider Plan Average response time
Vultr VC2 4GB $20 61.5ms
Vultr VC2 2GB $10 91.0ms
Vultr VC2 1GB $5 109.0ms


During the Web Test, we collect response time metrics, CPU metrics and database performance metrics. All of those are measured locally on the VPS running the web server. All metrics can be compared on the Web Performance Comparison page.


Remote Timings

During the whole duration of the web performance test, we collected web response times from 5 different locations in the world. The chart below reports the average connection + TLS handshake latency from all 5 locations.

Note: Remote timings may not be available for all plans.

Remote Latency per Plan

Lower is better

Provider Plan Average remote request duration
Vultr VC2 2GB $10 346.4ms
Vultr VC2 1GB $5 344.4ms

Detailed remote timings measurements including connection time, TLS handshake time, and response time can be compared for BudgetVM and Vultr on the Remote Timings Comparison page.


Sysbench CPU Performances

We ran the full suite of Sysbench tests on VPS plans of BudgetVM and Vultr. These are the Sysbench CPU test results:


Rate of operations

Higher is better

Provider Plan Operations per second
Vultr VC2 4GB $20 668.5
Vultr VC2 2GB $10 331.1
Vultr VC2 1GB $5 324.0


Sysbench test results are also available for random disk IO tests, sequential disk IO tests and memory tests.

Review and compare all Sysbench numbers on the Sysbench Comparison page for BudgetVM and Vultr.


Sustained CPU Endurance Tests

We pushed the CPU of those VPS plans very hard for 24 hours straight.

This kind of tests shows how fast the VPS can go for long periods of time, how stable the performance is and it also gives clues on how overallocated the VPSs are.

Note: Endurance metrics may not be available for all plans.

Average number of operations per hour

Higher is better

Provider Plan Average ops/hour
Vultr VC2 2GB $10 1441.9
Vultr VC2 1GB $5 1445.7

Review and compare endurance test results for BudgetVM and Vultr on the Sustained CPU Endurance Comparison page.


Features and Usability

Features not included in the VPS price in plans tested at vpsbenchmarks.com will be marked as missing.

Vultr Review BudgetVM Review
Hourly Billing  Yes N/A
DDOS Protection  No N/A
Backups  Yes N/A
Control Panel  Builtin N/A
SSH Keys Setup  Yes N/A
Total Number of Datacenters  15 N/A
Number of Datacenter Continents  4 N/A






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