Vultr Review

Features and Usability

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

Last updated on December 25 2016.

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  Yes
DDOS Protection  No

Available for $10/month.

Backups  Yes

Snapshots are free.

Backups are available for a fee:
"An instance with automatic backups enabled will have a 20% higher base monthly/hourly fee."

Control Panel  Builtin
SSH Keys Setup  Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  15
Number of Datacenter Continents  4
Monitoring Charts  Yes

Network bandwidth, CPU usage, Disk I/O.

Admin REST API  Yes
Upgrade VPS from admin console  No
Mobile Friendly UI  Yes
Accepted Forms of Payment  Paypal, credit card, bitcoin
Hidden CPU Model  Yes
Affiliate Program  Yes

In VpsBenchmark's opinion

Feature Value Comment
UI Friendliness 

The Vultr admin UI was recently upgraded, it feels modern and efficient, is easy to use and has plenty of features.

Quality of Service 

Vultr Extra Services

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

Backups   Block Storage   Object Storage Load Balancer Floating Ips  
Teams Datastores Serverless Ddos Protection  

Admin UI Screenshots

Vultr Plans


Plan Specifications

Url https://www.vultr.com/pricing/
Cost Per Month $5.0
Hourly Billing true
Memory Gb 1.0
Disk Gb 25
Data Transfer Gb 1000
Num Cores 1
Virtualization KVM
Burstable 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.

How are grades calculated?

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
C D C C B

Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests for Vultr - VC2 1GB $5. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Web Test Results

This plan was tested 3 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VC2 1GB $5 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial Avg response time P95 response time Avg DB time
Jun 14 2018 71ms 153ms 9ms
Nov 27 2017 109ms 242ms 12ms
Mar 12 2017 106ms 220ms 19ms

Plan Specifications

Url https://www.vultr.com/pricing/
Cost Per Month $10.0
Hourly Billing true
Memory Gb 2.0
Disk Gb 40
Data Transfer Gb 2000
Num Cores 1
Virtualization KVM
Burstable 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.

How are grades calculated?

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
C D B B C

Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests for Vultr - VC2 2GB $10. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Test Sysbench Test Remote Timing Test Endurance Test Network Transfers
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Web Test Results

This plan was tested 3 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VC2 2GB $10 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial Avg response time P95 response time Avg DB time
Jul 12 2018 70ms 146ms 7ms
Dec 11 2017 91ms 198ms 7ms
Mar 18 2017 113ms 250ms 14ms

Plan Specifications

Url https://www.vultr.com/pricing/
Cost Per Month $20.0
Hourly Billing true
Memory Gb 4.0
Disk Gb 60
Data Transfer Gb 3000
Num Cores 2
Virtualization KVM
Burstable 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.

How are grades calculated?

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
B B B B B

Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests for Vultr - VC2 4GB $20. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Test Sysbench Test Remote Timing Test Endurance Test Network Transfers
Review Review Review Review Review
Compare Compare Compare Compare Compare

Web Test Results

This plan was tested 3 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VC2 4GB $20 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial Avg response time P95 response time Avg DB time
Sep 20 2018 58ms 101ms 4ms
May 03 2018 53ms 91ms 4ms
Aug 13 2017 61ms 101ms 7ms

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