Virmach 2cpu 6GB ram 74GB SSD $19.50 USD per year

Review and benchmarks for the Virmach Black Friday special VPS with: 2cpu, 6GB ram, 74GB SSD in Los Angeles for $19.50 USD monthly running Ubuntu 16.04 x64.

Provider: Virmach
Vps: KVM
Price: $19.50 USD yearly
CPU: 2 @ 2.99 GHz
Ram: 5,967MB
Swap: 255MB
Disk: 74GB SSD
Location: Los Angeles
Bandwidth: 1950GB
Port: 1Gbps
Other: DOS protection

Positives

  • A lot of ram
  • DOS protection
  • Fast network
  • Cheap yearly

Negatives

  • Strict cpu use

Benchmarks

bench.sh

CPU model            : QEMU Virtual CPU version (cpu64-rhel6)
Number of cores      : 2
CPU frequency        : 2999.998 MHz
Total size of Disk   : 74.0 GB (1.4 GB Used)
Total amount of Mem  : 5967 MB (41 MB Used)
Total amount of Swap : 255 MB (0 MB Used)
System uptime        : 0 days, 0 hour 32 min
Load average         : 0.18, 0.09, 0.03
OS                   : Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS
Arch                 : x86_64 (64 Bit)
Kernel               : 4.4.0-109-generic
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I/O speed(1st run)   : 433 MB/s
I/O speed(2nd run)   : 470 MB/s
I/O speed(3rd run)   : 426 MB/s
Average I/O speed    : 443.0 MB/s
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Node Name                       IPv4 address            Download Speed
CacheFly                        205.234.175.175         70.4MB/s      
Linode, Tokyo, JP               106.187.96.148          12.7MB/s      
Linode, Singapore, SG           139.162.23.4            8.69MB/s      
Linode, London, UK              176.58.107.39           26.4MB/s      
Linode, Frankfurt, DE           139.162.130.8           19.0MB/s      
Linode, Fremont, CA             50.116.14.9             25.9MB/s      
Softlayer, Dallas, TX           173.192.68.18           38.1MB/s      
Softlayer, Seattle, WA          67.228.112.250          21.7MB/s      
Softlayer, Frankfurt, DE        159.122.69.4            9.48MB/s      
Softlayer, Singapore, SG        119.81.28.170           6.71MB/s      
Softlayer, HongKong, CN         119.81.130.170          7.03MB/s

nench.sh

 nench.sh v2018.04.14 -- https://git.io/nench.sh
 benchmark timestamp:    2018-12-03 00:43:39 UTC
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Processor:    QEMU Virtual CPU version (cpu64-rhel6)
CPU cores:    2
Frequency:    2999.998 MHz
RAM:          5.8G
Swap:         255M
Kernel:       Linux 4.4.0-109-generic x86_64

Disks:
vda     75G  HDD

CPU: SHA256-hashing 500 MB
    3.489 seconds
CPU: bzip2-compressing 500 MB
    7.162 seconds
CPU: AES-encrypting 500 MB
    4.918 seconds

ioping: seek rate
    min/avg/max/mdev = 41.7 us / 97.8 us / 10.5 ms / 139.3 us
ioping: sequential read speed
    generated 22.2 k requests in 5.00 s, 5.41 GiB, 4.43 k iops, 1.08 GiB/s

dd: sequential write speed
    1st run:    411.03 MiB/s
    2nd run:    414.85 MiB/s
    3rd run:    407.22 MiB/s
    average:    411.03 MiB/s

IPv4 speedtests
    your IPv4:    107.172.77.xxxx

    Cachefly CDN:         104.73 MiB/s
    Leaseweb (NL):        25.46 MiB/s
    Softlayer DAL (US):   0.00 MiB/s
    Online.net (FR):      14.00 MiB/s
    OVH BHS (CA):         53.13 MiB/s

No IPv6 connectivity detected