Virmach KVM 1cpu 1GB ram 5GB SSD NY $5.50 USD Annual

Review and benchmarks for the Virmach KVM with: 1cpu, 1GB ram, 5GB SSD, 300Gb bandwidth, 1Gbps port in Buffalo for $5.50 USD annually.

Provider: Virmach
Vps: KVM
Price: $5.50 USD Annual
CPU: 1 @ 2199 Mhz
Ram: 1GB
Swap:  992MB
Disk: 5GB SSD Raid 10
Location: Buffalo
Bandwidth: 300GB
Port: 1Gbps
Other: No support

Positives

  • Very Cheap yearly
  • Stable provider
  • Awesome value
  • Fast network

Negatives

  • No support
  • Tiny disk space
  • Small bandwidth allowance

For what ever reason this VPS was slower network wise? maybe a busy node.. but for ~$5 a year it is excellent value.

Test 1

Benchmark started on Tue Nov 28 23:17:31 EST 2017
Full benchmark log: /root/bench.log
System Info
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Processor	: QEMU Virtual CPU version (cpu64-rhel6)
CPU Cores	: 1
Frequency	: 2199.998 MHz
Memory		: 992 MB
Swap		:  MB
Uptime		: 4 days, 1:53,
OS		: \S
Arch		: x86_64 (64 Bit)
Kernel		: 3.10.0-514.2.2.el7.x86_64
Hostname	: HeartyPiercing-VM
Speedtest (IPv4 only)
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Location		Provider	Speed
CDN			Cachefly	41.8MB/s
Atlanta, GA, US		Coloat		17.4MB/s 
Dallas, TX, US		Softlayer	15.3MB/s 
Seattle, WA, US		Softlayer	8.47MB/s 
San Jose, CA, US	Softlayer	9.09MB/s 
Washington, DC, US	Softlayer 	11.6MB/s 
Tokyo, Japan		Linode		11.4MB/s 
Singapore 		Softlayer	3.90MB/s 
Rotterdam, Netherlands	id3.net		2.97MB/s
Haarlem, Netherlands	Leaseweb	15.8MB/s 
Disk Speed
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I/O (1st run)	: 140 MB/s
I/O (2nd run)	: 210 MB/s
I/O (3rd run)	: 167 MB/s
Average I/O	: 172.333 MB/s

 

Test 2

Benchmark started on Tue Nov 28 23:20:56 EST 2017
Full benchmark log: /root/bench.log
System Info
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Processor	: QEMU Virtual CPU version (cpu64-rhel6)
CPU Cores	: 1
Frequency	: 2199.998 MHz
Memory		: 992 MB
Swap		:  MB
Uptime		: 4 days, 1:56,
OS		: \S
Arch		: x86_64 (64 Bit)
Kernel		: 3.10.0-514.2.2.el7.x86_64
Hostname	: HeartyPiercing-VM
Speedtest (IPv4 only)
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Location		Provider	Speed
CDN			Cachefly	49.3MB/s
Atlanta, GA, US		Coloat		18.3MB/s 
Dallas, TX, US		Softlayer	14.6MB/s 
Seattle, WA, US		Softlayer	9.03MB/s 
San Jose, CA, US	Softlayer	9.23MB/s 
Washington, DC, US	Softlayer 	7.77MB/s 
Tokyo, Japan		Linode		11.1MB/s 
Singapore 		Softlayer	3.59MB/s 
Rotterdam, Netherlands	id3.net		3.01MB/s
Haarlem, Netherlands	Leaseweb	13.9MB/s 
Disk Speed
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I/O (1st run)	: 194 MB/s
I/O (2nd run)	: 141 MB/s
I/O (3rd run)	: 136 MB/s
Average I/O	: 157 MB/s

 

Test 3

Test 4