LaunchVPS United States Philadelphia Optimized SSD VPS Hosting Test and Review

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LaunchVPS United States Philadelphia Optimized SSD VPS Hosting Test and Review

Today, we’re putting the LaunchVPS server located in Philadelphia, USA, to the test. This server boasts an Intel® Xeon® E5-2637 v2 processor at 3.50GHz and comes equipped with two CPU cores, 2 GB of RAM, 50 GB of SSD storage, a 500 Mbps internet connection, and 2 TB data transfer. Additionally, it provides one IPv4 address and one IPv6 address for connectivity.

We’re conducting a thorough performance review using a variety of tools:

1. Basic Benchmark, Yabs, and Unix Benchmark to check core performance measurements.
2. Global Node Test for a wide-ranging network performance analysis.
3. Global Ping Test to measure response times across the internet.

For checking how the server handles content around the world, we have:

1. Media Unlock Test to see if regional content restrictions affect accessibility.
2. Cloudflare Internet Test to evaluate the server’s internet connection quality.
3. Web performance is measured using tools like PageSpeed Insights and GTmetrix Performance to assess how fast web pages load and perform.

We aim to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of how this server performs under various conditions, ensuring you have all the information you need to make an informed decision.

About LaunchVPS

LaunchVPS is a web hosting service provider offering high-end, performance-optimized SSD VPS hosting. The company is based in Philadelphia and offers services to a global clientele.

The company’s hosting services are designed to be quick and flexible, making it an ideal choice for businesses and individuals who require reliable and efficient hosting solutions. LaunchVPS offers a range of hosting plans, starting at a very affordable price of $3.29 monthly. This makes it accessible to many customers, from small businesses and startups to larger corporations.

One of the standout features of LaunchVPS is its use of cutting-edge technology. The company utilizes Supermicro Pro chassis, hexa-core Intel E5 CPUs, fast DDR4 RAM, and enterprise SSDs in ZFS RAID to deliver exceptional performance. This allows for amazing throughput, propelling your application into hyperspace.

LaunchVPS also offers ultimate flexibility to its customers by providing LXC and KVM virtualization technologies. These technologies allow customers more control over their hosting environment, making it easier to manage and scale their applications as needed.

LaunchVPS also offers a range of additional features and options with all of its Virtual Server plans. These include easy upward scaling, a BGP blended redundant network, multiple IPv4 & IPv6 availability, backups and snapshots, and instant activation.

The company is committed to delivering a platform for ultimate flexibility, speed, and availability. This focus on performance and reliability is designed to keep users happy and ensure that their websites and applications run smoothly.

Official Website: https://www.LaunchVPS.com

BasicBench: Server Profile, I/O Speed, Upload and Download Speed

 CPU Model          : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2637 v2 @ 3.50GHz
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 3499.998 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 16384 KB
 AES-NI             : ✓ Enabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : ✓ Enabled
 Total Disk         : 49.2 GB (1.5 GB Used)
 Total Mem          : 1.9 GB (73.0 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 4 min
 Load average       : 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-26-amd64
 TCP CC             : bbr
 Virtualization     : KVM
 IPv4/IPv6          : ✓ Online / ✓ Online
 Organization       : AS397384 LaunchVPS, LLC
 Location           : Philadelphia / US
 Region             : Pennsylvania
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 I/O Speed(1st run) : 416 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 512 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 322 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 416.7 MB/s
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 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    518.19 Mbps       491.90 Mbps         0.97 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  500.69 Mbps       495.09 Mbps         71.16 ms    
 Dallas, US       517.32 Mbps       497.93 Mbps         39.64 ms    
 Montreal, CA     521.13 Mbps       501.46 Mbps         12.00 ms    
 Paris, FR        490.63 Mbps       524.36 Mbps         79.75 ms    
 Amsterdam, NL    479.40 Mbps       484.98 Mbps         87.65 ms    
 Shanghai, CN     261.72 Mbps       508.36 Mbps         243.86 ms   
 Mumbai, IN       374.62 Mbps       500.62 Mbps         195.17 ms   
 Singapore, SG    322.24 Mbps       504.85 Mbps         244.78 ms   
 Tokyo, JP        403.39 Mbps       500.85 Mbps         169.14 ms   
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Finished in        : 4 min 49 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-11-19 19:46:43 EST

YabsBench: Disk Speed, iperf3 Network Speed, Geekbench 6 Benchmark

Basic System Information:
---------------------------------
Uptime     : 0 days, 0 hours, 13 minutes
Processor  : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2637 v2 @ 3.50GHz
CPU cores  : 2 @ 3499.998 MHz
AES-NI     : ✔ Enabled
VM-x/AMD-V : ✔ Enabled
RAM        : 1.9 GiB
Swap       : 0.0 KiB
Disk       : 49.2 GiB
Distro     : Debian GNU/Linux 11 (bullseye)
Kernel     : 5.10.0-26-amd64
VM Type    : KVM
IPv4/IPv6  : ✔ Online / ✔ Online

IPv6 Network Information:
---------------------------------
ISP        : Data102
ASN        : AS17185 Data102
Host       : Data102
Location   : Colorado Springs, Colorado (CO)
Country    : United States

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
---------------------------------
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 131.59 MB/s  (32.8k) | 768.70 MB/s  (12.0k)
Write      | 131.93 MB/s  (32.9k) | 772.75 MB/s  (12.0k)
Total      | 263.52 MB/s  (65.8k) | 1.54 GB/s    (24.0k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 1.68 GB/s     (3.2k) | 3.94 GB/s     (3.8k)
Write      | 1.77 GB/s     (3.4k) | 4.21 GB/s     (4.1k)
Total      | 3.46 GB/s     (6.7k) | 8.16 GB/s     (7.9k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 474 Mbits/sec   | 7.68 Mbits/sec  | 78.6 ms        
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | busy            | busy            | 78.8 ms        
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | 493 Mbits/sec   | 279 Mbits/sec   | 82.5 ms        
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 414 Mbits/sec   | 8.29 Mbits/sec  | 169 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 520 Mbits/sec   | 483 Mbits/sec   | 4.13 ms        
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | busy            | 293 Mbits/sec   | 40.8 ms        
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 489 Mbits/sec   | 281 Mbits/sec   | 72.9 ms        

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv6):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 486 Mbits/sec   | 10.9 Mbits/sec  | 78.6 ms        
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | busy            | busy            | 76.6 ms        
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | 488 Mbits/sec   | 242 Mbits/sec   | 82.9 ms        
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 368 Mbits/sec   | 4.00 Mbits/sec  | 170 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | busy            | 258 Mbits/sec   | 4.00 ms        
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | busy            | 98.1 Mbits/sec  | 41.1 ms        
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 486 Mbits/sec   | 102 Mbits/sec   | 73.0 ms        

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
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Test            | Value                         
                |                               
Single Core     | 561                           
Multi Core      | 968                           
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/3626104

YABS completed in 24 min 27 sec

UnixBench: CPU Performance, A score higher is better

Benchmark Run: Sun Nov 19 2023 20:25:49 - 20:53:57
2 CPUs in system; running 1 parallel copy of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       34112150.3 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     5754.7 MWIPS (9.8 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               3005.2 lps   (29.9 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        339556.8 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks           94964.2 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks        948340.1 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                              613065.6 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                  85269.3 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                               5543.9 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                   7411.5 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                   1379.4 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         455459.6 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   34112150.3   2923.1
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       5754.7   1046.3
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       3005.2    698.9
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     339556.8    857.5
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0      94964.2    573.8
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0     948340.1   1635.1
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0     613065.6    492.8
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0      85269.3    213.2
Process Creation                                126.0       5543.9    440.0
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4       7411.5   1748.0
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0       1379.4   2299.0
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     455459.6    303.6
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                         823.3

------------------------------------------------------------------------
Benchmark Run: Sun Nov 19 2023 20:53:57 - 21:22:07
2 CPUs in system; running 2 parallel copies of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       65561707.0 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                    11460.0 MWIPS (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               5001.9 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        567417.4 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          151241.5 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks       1648880.9 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                             1218269.0 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                 184763.5 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                              10859.1 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                  10497.8 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                   1449.2 lpm   (60.1 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         870232.8 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   65561707.0   5618.0
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0      11460.0   2083.6
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       5001.9   1163.2
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     567417.4   1432.9
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     151241.5    913.8
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0    1648880.9   2842.9
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0    1218269.0    979.3
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0     184763.5    461.9
Process Creation                                126.0      10859.1    861.8
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4      10497.8   2475.9
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0       1449.2   2415.4
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     870232.8    580.2
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                        1422.4

======= Script description and score comparison completed! ======= 

Looking Glass

Test IPv4: 38.123.137.253

Test IPv6: 2001:550:1703:5::2
Test Files: 10MB 100MB 1000MB

Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly :  59.14 MiB/s |  473.09 Mbps  | ping   2.838ms
 Gdrive   :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping   4.193ms


 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA :  40.56 MiB/s |  324.46 Mbps  | ping   7.493ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :  16.67 MiB/s |  133.40 Mbps  | ping  69.997ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     :  20.18 MiB/s |  161.41 Mbps  | ping   3.930ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :  26.10 MiB/s |  208.82 Mbps  | ping  87.847ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :  48.03 MiB/s |  384.25 Mbps  | ping  39.229ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :  27.59 MiB/s |  220.75 Mbps  | ping  71.856ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :  57.73 MiB/s |  461.83 Mbps  | ping   3.163ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :  53.34 MiB/s |  426.70 Mbps  | ping  20.389ms


 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :  28.31 MiB/s |  226.50 Mbps  | ping  72.297ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :  56.18 KiB/s |    0.44 Mbps  | ping  84.730ms
 Hetzner, Germany             :     323 B/s |      N/A       | ping  90.100ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :  12.11 MiB/s |   96.85 Mbps  | ping  79.111ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :  28.03 MiB/s |  224.22 Mbps  | ping  89.388ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     574 B/s |      N/A       | ping  96.412ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     509 B/s |      N/A       | ping  82.056ms
 Online, France               :   1.41 MiB/s |   11.26 Mbps  | ping  79.619ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     216 B/s |      N/A       | ping  96.029ms


 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   6.49 MiB/s |   51.95 Mbps  | ping 275.741ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     191 B/s |      N/A       | ping 278.010ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :   1.52 MiB/s |   12.17 Mbps  | ping 119.303ms
 Prima, Argentina      : 387.13 KiB/s |    3.02 Mbps  | ping error!


 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore : 266.66 KiB/s |    2.08 Mbps  | ping 242.537ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :   5.44 MiB/s |   43.50 Mbps  | ping 169.035ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   3.18 MiB/s |   25.46 Mbps  | ping 236.585ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :   9.63 MiB/s |   77.06 Mbps  | ping 177.460ms


 Benchmark finished in 142 seconds

Global Latency Test

LaunchVPS United States Philadelphia Optimized SSD VPS Hosting Test and Review LaunchVPS United States Philadelphia Optimized SSD VPS Hosting Test and Review

Query: ping 38.123.137.111, interval: 5s, dense mode: no

Probing 38.123.137.111 – ARIN /24 AS397384 LAUNCHVPS – United States, Pennsylvania

Media Unlock Test

 ** Test Starts At: Sun Nov 19 20:21:21 EST 2023

 ** Checking Results Under IPv4 
--------------------------------
 ** Your Network Provider: LaunchVPS, LLC (38.123.*.*) 

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  Yes (Region: US)
 HotStar:                               Yes (Region: US)
 Disney+:                               Yes (Region: US)
 Netflix:                               Yes (Region: US)
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: US)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   US
 Viu.com:                               No
 YouTube CDN:                           Amsterdam 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 New York, NY  
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        USD
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
=======================================


 ** Checking Results Under IPv6 
--------------------------------
 ** Your Network Provider: Data102 (2604:bf00:0:*:*) 

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  Failed (Network Connection)
 HotStar:                               Yes (Region: US)
 Disney+:                               Yes (Region: US)
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Unsupported
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Failed (Network Connection)
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   Failed
 Viu.com:                               Failed
 YouTube CDN:                           Washington DC 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Dallas, TX  
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        Failed (Network Connection)
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
=======================================
Testing Done! 

CloudFlare Internet Test

LaunchVPS United States Philadelphia Optimized SSD VPS Hosting Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

LaunchVPS United States Philadelphia Optimized SSD VPS Hosting Test and Review

GTmetrix Performance

LaunchVPS United States Philadelphia Optimized SSD VPS Hosting Test and Review

Get Started with LaunchVPS

LaunchVPS United States Philadelphia Optimized SSD VPS Hosting Test and Review

Getting started with LaunchVPS involves a few steps:

  1. Choose a Plan: LaunchVPS offers a variety of plans to suit different needs. Their plans start at $3.29 per month. They offer both LXC and KVM virtualization technologies.
  2. Sign Up: Once you’ve chosen a plan, you’ll need to sign up and make a payment. LaunchVPS accepts various payment methods.
  3. Access the Control Panel: You can access the LaunchVPS control panel after signing up. This panel offers easy access to basic functions such as boot-up, restarting, stopping, and shutting down. More advanced functionality is offered within the same tool.
  4. Set Up Your Server: You can set up your server depending on your needs. This might involve installing software, setting up databases, or configuring settings.
  5. Manage Your Server: Once your server is set up, you can manage it through the control panel. This includes taking snapshots, creating backups, viewing performance graphs, and viewing task history.

Remember, if you need help, LaunchVPS provides personal, expert assistance to their customers. They generally respond within minutes, but you can always count on receiving a personalized response within 12 hours or sooner.

Admin Control Panel

LaunchVPS United States Philadelphia Optimized SSD VPS Hosting Test and Review

The Admin Control Panel of LaunchVPS is designed to be user-friendly and efficient. It offers easy access to basic functions such as boot-up, restarting, stopping, and shutting down.

More advanced functionality is offered within the same tool on the same screen. You don’t need to jump between different portals to access other functions such as snapshots, backups, performance graphs, and task history.

These tools are housed in one intuitive portal, making it straightforward to manage your hosting environment. In addition, LaunchVPS offers a full HTML5 console viewer. This eliminates the need to deal with a console viewer that frequently breaks between updates.

Server Pricing

LaunchVPS United States Philadelphia Optimized SSD VPS Hosting Test and Review

Official Website: https://www.LaunchVPS.com

Coupon

LaunchVPS provides 10% off for life for new customers. Use code 104LIFE

Payments

LaunchVPS United States Philadelphia Optimized SSD VPS Hosting Test and Review

LaunchVPS accepts various payment methods. They accept VisaMastercardAmerican ExpressDiscoverJCBBitPay (BTC, BCH, ETH, DOGE, PAX, BUSD, LTC, USDC, GUSD), AlipayUnionPay, and PayPal. Depending on your geographic region, Paypal supports additional payment networks, including Giropay and bank transfers.

Please note that the availability of these payment methods may vary depending on your location. It’s always a good idea to check the official LaunchVPS website or contact customer service for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

LaunchVPS offers a 45-day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied with your service, you can tell them, and they will refund you. This policy is designed to give customers peace of mind when choosing LaunchVPS as their hosting provider.

Customer Support

LaunchVPS United States Philadelphia Optimized SSD VPS Hosting Test and Review

LaunchVPS provides personal, expert assistance to their customers. They hold a 100% satisfaction rating with their customers. They generally respond within minutes, but you can always count on receiving a personalized response within 12 hours or sooner.

For more advanced functionality, the LaunchVPS control panel offers easy access to basic functions such as boot-up, restarting, stopping, and shutting down.

If you need to submit a ticket, you can do so through their Submit Ticket page. To your ticket, you can attach files with extensions .jpg, .gif, .jpeg, .png, and .zip (Max file size: 16MB). To solve your issue, the LaunchVPS Support team can reboot your server.

Conclusion

The storage performance of the server showed average Input/Output speeds of 416.7 MB/s, indicating a solid-state drive capable of quickly managing data transactions. This is crucial for applications requiring swift data access and transfer.

The network throughput is equally impressive, with upload and download speeds of just over 500 Mbps across various nodes worldwide, save for some expected slowdowns at distant locations like Shanghai, Mumbai, and Singapore. Latency was minimal, especially within North America, suggesting a responsive server that can handle interactive applications well.

Disk performance measured using Yabs showcased impressive read and write speeds, with the drive capable of sustaining a mixed read/write operation at speeds up to 8.16 GB/s when working with larger blocks, indicating excellent disk throughput.

The server’s CPU performance was assessed using the UnixBench tool, scoring 823.3 and 1422.4 in single and multi-core tests, respectively. These scores reflect a strong capability to handle computational tasks. It’s worth noting that the increased score in the multi-core test demonstrates the server’s effective use of its dual-core setup.

In the Geekbench 6 benchmark that measures the server’s raw algorithmic processing capability, it achieved scores of 561 for single-core and 968 for multi-core operations, which are respectable figures for a server with these specifications.

Lastly, the server passed a Media Unlock Test with flying colors for most streaming services, indicating that it can access region-restricted content in the United States, which benefits those looking to host media services.

In conclusion, the tested LaunchVPS server delivers robust performance across the board—whether it’s disk throughput, network speeds, or computational power. It handles heavy data loads efficiently and shows exceptional regional accessibility for multimedia content, making it a solid choice for varied hosting requirements, from web services to media streaming.

Official Website: https://www.LaunchVPS.com

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