Vpsdime vs Vultr

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We have tested 15 VPS plans from Vpsdime and Vultr. This page is a summary and a comparison of all test results for those 2 providers.


Vpsdime

Vpsdime

Vpsdime was founded in 2013.
It is headquartered in the USA.
It offers VPS hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Netherlands
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Vultr

Vultr

Vultr was founded in 2014.
It is headquartered in the USA.
It offers VPS and Dedicated hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • Netherlands
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

VPS Plans

Plan Name Monthly Price CPU cores Memory (GB) Disk Space (GB) Data Transfer (GB) Latest trial
VC2 1GB $5 $5.00 1 1.0 25 1000 Jun 20 2020
High Frequency 1GB $6.00 1 1.0 32 1000 Mar 19 2020
6GB $7 $7.00 4 6.0 30 2000 Jan 20 2020
VC2 2GB $10 $10.00 1 2.0 55 2000 Dec 23 2019
6GB 4cores 3.3GHz $12.00 4 6.0 30 2000 Jul 29 2019
High Frequency 2GB $12.00 1 2.0 64 2000 May 12 2020
12GB $14 $14.00 4 12.0 60 4000 Nov 30 2019
Premium 4GB $20.00 1 4.0 60 2000 May 10 2019
VC2 4GB $20 $20.00 2 4.0 80 3000 May 03 2020
High Frequency 4GB $24.00 2 4.0 128 3000 Sep 13 2020
Premium 8GB $40.00 2 8.0 120 4000 Mar 04 2020
VC2 8GB $40 $40.00 4 8.0 160 4000 Feb 07 2020
High Frequency 8GB $48.00 3 8.0 256 4000 Oct 30 2019
VC2 16GB 6 cores $80.00 6 16.0 320 5000 Oct 26 2020
High Frequency 16GB $96.00 4 16.0 384 5000 Aug 02 2020

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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 or stability (cpu, disk IO, network IO...) and is made of one or more metrics measured during the tests.

Grades are evenly distributed between A and F. A is best, F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

How are grades calculated?

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Plan Name Web Perf Raw CPU Power Perf Stability Disk IO Perf Network Perf
VC2 1GB $5
$5.00
E F B C D
High Frequency 1GB
$6.00
B D A B B
6GB $7
$7.00
C A C A B
VC2 2GB $10
$10.00
C D C B B
6GB 4cores 3.3GHz
$12.00
E B D B B
High Frequency 2GB
$12.00
C E C B B
12GB $14
$14.00
E B D A C
Premium 4GB
$20.00
F E D D C
VC2 4GB $20
$20.00
C B C B B
High Frequency 4GB
$24.00
B B A B B
Premium 8GB
$40.00
C C E C C
VC2 8GB $40
$40.00
C B B C C
High Frequency 8GB
$48.00
A A B B B
VC2 16GB 6 cores
$80.00
D B D C C
High Frequency 16GB
$96.00
A A C B A
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CPUs

These are the CPUs we have seen in Vpsdime and Vultr instances in the past 18 months.

All Vpsdime CPUs All Vultr CPUs
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2667 v2 @ 3.30GHz
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2697 v2 @ 2.70GHz
Intel Core Processor (Broadwell, no TSX, IBRS)
Intel Core Processor (Skylake, IBRS)
Intel Xeon Processor (Cascadelake)
Virtual CPU 6db7dc0e7704
Virtual CPU a7769a6388d5

VPS Instance Provisioning Time

This is the average time it took to create an instance for Vpsdime and Vultr from instance order to instance accepting connections.

All VPS provisioning times

Vpsdime Vultr
Number of instance creations in sample 6 13
Average provisioning time 441s 59s

In Depth...

These are some of the test results that make up the grades above.

Web Response Times

We ran a database intensive web application at various levels of load on cloud servers from Vpsdime 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


Maximum HTTP Load

We ran a database intensive web application at various levels of load on cloud servers from Vpsdime and Vultr. This is the maximum rate of HTTP requests that each server handled without error.



Maximum HTTP request rate

Higher is better


During the Web Test, we collect response time metrics, rate metrics and CPU 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.

Sysbench CPU Performance

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



Rate of operations

Higher is better


Sysbench Disk IO Performance

We ran the full suite of Sysbench tests on VPS plans of Vpsdime and Vultr. These are the Sysbench Disk IO Random Read test results:



Rate of operations

Higher is better

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 Vpsdime and Vultr.

Network Transfers

We have performed large file transfers from the Vpsdime and Vultr VPS and we measured the speed of downloads and uploads.

The transfers involve multiple files, 10 threads and last for at least 10 seconds at maximum speed. The transfers are repeated 3 times from different servers and only the fastest transfer is reported here.


Download Speed per Plan

Higher is better

Network Transfers measurements including download and upload speeds can be compared for Vpsdime and Vultr on the Network Transfers Comparison page.

Sustained CPU Endurance Tests

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

This test 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 may be.


Average number of operations per hour

Higher is better

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

Features and Usability

Features not included in the VPS price of the plan will be marked as missing but they may be available for the fee.

Vpsdime Review Vultr Review
Hourly Billing  No Yes
DDOS Protection  No No
Backups  No No
Control Panel  Builtin Builtin
SSH Keys Setup  No Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  4 17
Number of Datacenter Continents  2 4
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