MaxKVM VPS Plans Review


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MaxKVM in its own words

MaxKVM is a cloud service provider headquartered in San Diego, CA with more than a decade of experience in small business VoIP/Web Hosting.

MaxKVM provides organizations and developers the computing resources required for nearly any project with a wide selection of virtual computing resources available to deploy. MaxKVM specializes KVM optimization with an emphasis on stability, security, and support.

MaxKVM was founded in 2008.
It is headquartered in the USA.
It offers VPS hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • USA

Best VPS Awards

3rd Best Value June 2020

Features and Usability

Features not included in the VPS price are marked as missing below.

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  No
DDOS Protection  Yes
Backups  No
Control Panel  WHMCS, SolusVM
SSH Keys Setup  No
Total Number of Datacenters  1
Number of Datacenter Continents  1
Monitoring Charts  Yes

Network traffic and storage activity.

Admin REST API  No
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  Yes
Reverse DNS  Yes
Accepted Forms of Payment  Paypal, Bitcoin
Hidden CPU Model  No
Affiliate Program  Yes
Firewall  No

In VPSBenchmark's opinion

Feature Value Comment
UI Friendliness 

Minimal WHMCS UI, sufficient for managing a few VPS.

Quality of Service 

MaxKVM Extra Services

In addition to features included in the VPS plan, MaxKVM also offers the following services (possibly for a fee):

Backups Block storage Object storage Load balancer Floating IP addresses
Teams Managed databases Serverless DDoS protection   Kubernetes
GPU instances

VPS Instance Provisioning Time

For each MaxKVM VPS trial, we measured how long it took to provision the server.

See also VPS provisioning times for all providers.

Average Provisioning Time Min Provisioning Time Max Provisioning Time Number of VPS Samples
25s 25s 25s 1

Admin UI Screenshots

This provider offers the following promotions:

Register with your .edu email address and use code EDU50 to deploy your next app with a 50% discount.

Promo code: EDU50

Value: 50 %

30% recurring discount on any monthly plan.

Promo code: SAVE30

Value: 30 %

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The Screener shows all MaxKVM plans side by side with their grades in 5 categories.

MaxKVM Plans

Plan Specifications

Price per month $15.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Disk GB 125
Num Cores 4
Memory GB 8.0
Hourly Billing No
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 10000
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.

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

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 65

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
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Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for MaxKVM - PKVM-8G. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the PKVM-8G plan

This plan was tested 1 times at The table below shows all trials run on the PKVM-8G plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
Jun 12 2020 AMD EPYC 7302P 16-Core Processor C

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