General Purpose 2 cores by DigitalOcean

Specifications and performance for DigitalOcean - General Purpose 2 cores


Instance Type: General Purpose Droplets

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

Badges of Quality

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Stable Performance DigitalOcean - General Purpose 2 cores performance is very stable over long periods of time

Plan Grades

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Overall Score: 59

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Performance Test Results

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Performance trials run on the General Purpose 2 cores plan

This plan was tested 2 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

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