General Purpose 2 cores by DigitalOcean

Specifications and performance for DigitalOcean - General Purpose 2 cores


Instance Type

This plan belongs to the DigitalOcean General Purpose Droplets server line (General purpose).

Instance Type Description

General Purpose Droplets have a balanced ratio of memory to dedicated CPU, suitable for a wide variety of production workloads. They’re best for general purpose workloads that require dedicated computer power.
Around 25GB storage per vCPU. Double the storage for 8% more.

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Instance Type Specifications

Approximate Cost per vCPU $31.50
Approximate RAM per vCPU 4GB
Hourly billing yes
CPU type MIX
Shared CPU no
Storage included yes

See also all DigitalOcean instance types.

General Purpose 2 cores Plan Specifications

Provider DigitalOcean
Plan URL
Price per month $68.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Disk GB 50
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 8
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 4000
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU Yes

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst. The grades below are those of the most recent trial run for this plan.

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Overall Score: 59

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Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for DigitalOcean - General Purpose 2 cores. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the General Purpose 2 cores plan

This plan was tested 3 times at The table below shows all trials run on the General Purpose 2 cores plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
May 15 2022 Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8280 CPU @ 2.70GHz New York, USA C
Jun 08 2020 Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 6140 CPU @ 2.30GHz New York, USA B
Apr 05 2019 Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8168 CPU @ 2.70GHz New York, USA C


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