CX21 by Hetzner

Specifications and performance for Hetzner - CX21


Instance Type: CX

This plan belongs to the Hetzner CX server line (Standard).

Instance Type Description

Intel Xeon Gold CPUs.
Balanced amount of CPU and RAM.
20GB storage per core or more.

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Instance Type Specifications

Approximate Cost per vCPU Between $3.44 and $5.59
Approximate RAM per vCPU Between 2.0 and 4.0GB
Hourly billing yes
Shared CPU yes
Storage included yes

See also all Hetzner instance types.

"CX21" Plan Specifications

Provider Hetzner
Plan URL
Price per month 5.35€ ($5.78)
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Hourly Billing Yes: 0.0087€/hour
Disk GB 40
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 4
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 20000
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU No

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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More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 45

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Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for Hetzner - CX21. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the CX21 plan

This plan was tested 2 times at The table below shows all trials run on the CX21 plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
May 12 2022 Intel Xeon Processor (Skylake, IBRS) Nuremberg, Germany D
May 09 2020 Intel Xeon Processor (Skylake, IBRS) Nuremberg, Germany D

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