VPS Essential by OVHcloud

Specifications and performance for OVHcloud - VPS Essential


Instance Type: VPS

This plan belongs to the OVHcloud VPS server line (General purpose).

Instance Type Description

With OVHcloud Virtual Private Servers (VPS) you’ll get reliable performance at affordable prices.
OVHcloud VPS get a dedicated environment with powerful processing, great storage options, snapshots, and up to 2 Gbps of unmetered bandwidth.
Around 40GB storage per vCore.

Provider page for instance type: https://www.ovhcloud.com/en-ie/vps/

Instance Type Specifications

Approximate Cost per vCPU Between $3.78 and $6.75
Approximate RAM per vCPU 2.0GB
Hourly billing no
Shared CPU yes
Storage included yes

See also all OVHcloud instance types.

"VPS Essential" Plan Specifications

Provider OVHcloud
Plan URL https://www.ovhcloud.com/en-ie/vps/
Price per month 12.50€ ($13.50)
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Discounted monthly price: 11.50€
Minimum continuous use for discount: 1 year
Hourly Billing No
Disk GB 80
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 4
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB Unlimited
Maximum Network Speed 500 Mbps
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU No

Badges of Quality

Badges are awards granted to VPS plans that meet certain quality criteria.

Meets Bandwidth Specs OVHcloud - VPS Essential delivers all the bandwidth advertised in its specifications
Stable Performance OVHcloud - VPS Essential performance is very stable over long periods of time

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.

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

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 40

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
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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 2024 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 OVHcloud - VPS Essential. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the VPS Essential plan

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

Start of Trial CPU Datacenter Overall Grade
Mar 29 2023 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) Gravelines, France D

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