netcup VPS Review

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netcup was founded in 2008.
It is headquartered in Germany.
It offers VPS, webhosting and domains hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Germany

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3rd Best Value May 2022

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netcup VPS Features

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

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  Yes
DDOS Protection  Yes
Backups  Yes

Snapshots can be created and stored on the server itself. They can then be exported. The number of snapshots is only limited by the space available on the server root storage.

Control Panel  Custom
SSH Keys Setup  No
Total Number of Datacenters  1
Number of Datacenter Continents  1
Monitoring Charts  Yes

CPU, disk IO, network.

Admin REST API  Yes
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  Yes
Reverse DNS  Yes
Accepted Forms of Payment  Paypal, wire transfers
Hidden CPU Model  No
Affiliate Program  Yes
Firewall  No
Shelving  No
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netcup Extra Services

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

Backups   Block storage Object storage Load balancer Floating IP addresses
Team Management Managed databases Serverless DDoS protection   Kubernetes
GPU instances Private network

VPS Instance Provisioning Time

For each netcup VPS trial, we measured how long it took to provision the server from the moment it was ordered to the moment it accepted SSH connections.

See also VPS provisioning times for all providers.

Average Provisioning Time Min Provisioning Time Max Provisioning Time Number of VPS Samples
172800s 172800s 172800s 1

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netcup Plans

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6 month advance payment is required but refunds are issued in case of cancellation.

Plan Specifications

URL https://www.netcup.eu/vserver/vps.php
Price per month 2.99€ ($3.05)
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 40
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 2
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 80
Maximum Network Speed 1000 Mbps
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.

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More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 34

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
E E D D D
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Note: A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming, the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the Best VPS 2022 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.


Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for netcup - VPS 200 G10s. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the VPS 200 G10s plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS 200 G10s plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
May 09 2022 QEMU Virtual CPU version 2.5+ Germany D

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