Gcore United States Chicago Standard vCPU Unlimited Data Transfer VPS Test and Review

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Gcore United States Chicago Standard vCPU Unlimited Data Transfer VPS Test and Review

This time we are going to test the Gcore United States Chicago Shared vCPU VPS Server, Shared instances with partial use of the core. Better for workloads that do not require high performance. In addition, these machines cost less than standard virtual machines.

The server is powered by Intel Xeon E312xx (Sandy Bridge). 4 vCore CPU/8 GB Memory/50 GB SSD Disk/Unlimited Data Transfer/1x IPv4.

About Gcore

Gcore is a hosting provider that has received positive reviews from its users. According to G2, Gcore has an overall rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars. Users have praised Gcore for its Tier III data center, backup network, great coverage by location, and easy-to-use interface. However, some users have mentioned that DDoS protection is only included in expensive tariffs.

Gcore offers a range of pricing options for its hosting services. According to their website, they offer four pricing plans for their CDN services: FreeStartPro, and EnterpriseThe Free the plan is for personal websites and blogs and includes 1 TB of traffic and 1 billion requests.

The Start plan is for small business websites and costs €35 per month. It includes 1.5 TB of traffic and 1 billion requests. The Pro plan is for professional web projects and costs €100 per month. It includes 5 TB of traffic and 1 billion requestsThe Enterprise plan is for large online services and is custom-priced.

Gcore also offers DNS services with three pricing plans: FreePro, and EnterpriseThe Free plan is free, the Pro plan costs €2.49 per month, and the Enterprise plan starts at €249 per month.

Some users have mentioned that Gcore’s prices are a little higher than other hosting services, but that the speed and stability of their service compensate for the price by a large margin.

Official Website: https://gcore.com

Basic Bench

 CPU Model          : Intel Xeon E312xx (Sandy Bridge)
 CPU Cores          : 4 @ 2593.748 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 16384 KB
 AES-NI             : Enabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Disabled
 Total Disk         : 49.2 GB (875.7 MB Used)
 Total Mem          : 7.8 GB (78.5 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 7 min
 Load average       : 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-11-amd64
 TCP CC             : bbr
-------------------- A Bench.sh Script By Teddysun -------------------
 Version            : v2022-06-01
 Usage              : wget -qO- bench.sh | bash
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 CPU Model          : Intel Xeon E312xx (Sandy Bridge)
 CPU Cores          : 4 @ 2593.748 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 16384 KB
 AES-NI             : Enabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Disabled
 Total Disk         : 49.2 GB (878.2 MB Used)
 Total Mem          : 7.8 GB (102.5 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 13 min
 Load average       : 0.36, 0.26, 0.12
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-11-amd64
 TCP CC             : 
 Virtualization     : Dedicated
 Organization       : AS199524 G-Core Labs S.A.
 Location           : Chicago / US
 Region             : Illinois
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 I/O Speed(1st run) : 177 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 175 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 178 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 176.7 MB/s
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    7324.08 Mbps      4641.10 Mbps        0.22 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  1615.81 Mbps      3385.74 Mbps        50.36 ms    
 Dallas, US       3700.32 Mbps      3161.70 Mbps        22.40 ms    
 Montreal, CA     888.45 Mbps       196.99 Mbps         26.70 ms    
 Paris, FR        906.31 Mbps       2245.14 Mbps        90.70 ms    
 Amsterdam, NL    695.46 Mbps       2367.76 Mbps        87.84 ms    
 Shanghai, CN     192.00 Mbps       1623.97 Mbps        282.47 ms   
 Nanjing, CN      408.11 Mbps       2031.27 Mbps        188.40 ms   
 Guangzhou, CN    37.25 Mbps        341.87 Mbps         233.55 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     377.52 Mbps       2169.55 Mbps        211.09 ms   
 Singapore, SG    357.63 Mbps       2000.01 Mbps        213.26 ms   
 Tokyo, JP        436.28 Mbps       2382.47 Mbps        132.79 ms   
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 Finished in        : 6 min 4 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-06-06 10:18:38 UTC

Looking Glass

IPv4: 92.38.176.80

IPv6: 2a03:90c0:135::59

Test File: 10MB  100MB  1000MB

Yabs Performance Bench

IPv4 Network Information:
---------------------------------
ISP        : G-Core Labs S.A.
ASN        : AS199524 G-Core Labs S.A.
Host       : G-Core Labs S.A
Location   : Chicago, Illinois (IL)
Country    : United States

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
---------------------------------
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 5.99 MB/s     (1.4k) | 96.01 MB/s    (1.5k)
Write      | 5.99 MB/s     (1.4k) | 96.52 MB/s    (1.5k)
Total      | 11.99 MB/s    (2.9k) | 192.53 MB/s   (3.0k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 100.01 MB/s    (195) | 99.12 MB/s      (96)
Write      | 105.33 MB/s    (205) | 105.73 MB/s    (103)
Total      | 205.35 MB/s    (400) | 204.85 MB/s    (199)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
-----           | -----                     | ----            | ----            | ----           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 2.05 Gbits/sec  | 1.54 Gbits/sec  | 86.5 ms        
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | 2.24 Gbits/sec  | 1.63 Gbits/sec  | 91.9 ms        
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | 1.91 Gbits/sec  | 1.88 Gbits/sec  | 98.3 ms        
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 1.00 Gbits/sec  | 883 Mbits/sec   | 192 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 7.48 Gbits/sec  | 199 Mbits/sec   | 18.2 ms        
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 7.39 Gbits/sec  | 2.50 Gbits/sec  | 21.5 ms        
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 3.11 Gbits/sec  | 2.74 Gbits/sec  | 46.2 ms        

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
---------------------------------
Test            | Value                         
                |                               
Single Core     | 543                           
Multi Core      | 1731                          
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/1499150

YABS completed in 15 min 27 sec

Summarize

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Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly : 135.87 MiB/s | 1086.96 Mbps  | ping   0.364ms
 Gdrive   :  64.27 MiB/s |  514.14 Mbps  | ping   0.359ms


 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA :  89.22 MiB/s |  713.76 Mbps  | ping  16.238ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :  37.94 MiB/s |  303.54 Mbps  | ping  53.173ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     :  51.10 MiB/s |  408.79 Mbps  | ping  19.303ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :  53.85 MiB/s |  430.80 Mbps  | ping  43.458ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :  96.43 MiB/s |  771.46 Mbps  | ping  23.482ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :  45.68 MiB/s |  365.46 Mbps  | ping  45.509ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :  92.68 MiB/s |  741.44 Mbps  | ping  17.109ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :  87.25 MiB/s |  698.02 Mbps  | ping  21.152ms


 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :  26.30 MiB/s |  210.36 Mbps  | ping  87.009ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :  15.20 MiB/s |  121.56 Mbps  | ping 101.600ms
 Hetzner, Germany             :   6.14 MiB/s |   49.14 Mbps  | ping 100.585ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :  25.83 MiB/s |  206.65 Mbps  | ping  89.933ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :  24.23 MiB/s |  193.84 Mbps  | ping  91.555ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     442 B/s |      N/A       | ping 101.874ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     417 B/s |      N/A       | ping 101.398ms
 Online, France               :  24.98 MiB/s |  199.88 Mbps  | ping  91.866ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :      64 B/s |      N/A       | ping 103.781ms


 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   6.33 MiB/s |   50.67 Mbps  | ping 242.497ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     355 B/s |      N/A       | ping 217.954ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :   8.66 MiB/s |   69.29 Mbps  | ping 129.269ms
 Prima, Argentina      : 112.02 KiB/s |    0.88 Mbps  | ping error!


 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore :   1.32 MiB/s |   10.56 Mbps  | ping 210.088ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :   3.75 MiB/s |   30.02 Mbps  | ping 223.367ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   5.64 MiB/s |   45.14 Mbps  | ping 230.040ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :  13.38 MiB/s |  107.05 Mbps  | ping 146.179ms


 Benchmark finished in 114 seconds

Media Unlock Test

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  No
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               No
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: US)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   US
 Viu.com:                               No
 YouTube CDN:                           Chicago, IL 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Failed (CDN IP Not Found)
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        USD
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
=======================================
==============[ Taiwan ]===============
 KKTV:                                  No
 LiTV:                                  No
 MyVideo:                               No
 4GTV.TV:                               No
 LineTV.TW:                             No
 Hami Video:                            No
 CatchPlay+:                            No
 HBO GO Asia:                           No
 Bahamut Anime:                         Failed (Network Connection)
 Bilibili Taiwan Only:                  No
=======================================
=============[ Hong Kong ]=============
 Now E:                                 Failed (Unexpected Result: )
 Viu.TV:                                No
 MyTVSuper:                             No
 HBO GO Asia:                           No
 BiliBili Hongkong/Macau/Taiwan:        No
=======================================
===============[ Japan ]===============
 DMM:                                   Yes
 DMM TV:                                No
 Abema.TV:                              No
 Niconico:                              No
 music.jp:                              No
 Telasa:                                Yes
 Paravi:                                No
 U-NEXT:                                No
 Hulu Japan:                            No
 TVer:                                  Yes
 GYAO!:                                 Yes
 WOWOW:                                 No
 VideoMarket:                           Failed (Unexpected Result: 404)
 FOD(Fuji TV):                          No
 Radiko:                                No
 Karaoke@DAM:                           No
 J:com On Demand:                       No
 ---Game---
 Kancolle Japan:                        No
 Pretty Derby Japan:                    No
 Konosuba Fantastic Days:               No
 Princess Connect Re:Dive Japan:        No
 World Flipper Japan:                   Yes
 Project Sekai: Colorful Stage:         No
=======================================
===========[ North America ]===========
 FOX:                                   Yes
 Hulu:                                  Failed
 NFL+:                                  No
 ESPN+:[Sponsored by Jam]               No
 Epix:                                  No
 Starz:                                 No
 Philo:                                 No
 FXNOW:                                 No
 TLC GO:                                Yes
 HBO Max:                               Yes
 Shudder:                               Yes
 BritBox:                               Yes
 Crackle:                               Yes
 CW TV:                                 Yes
 A&E TV:                                No
 NBA TV:                                Yes
 NBC TV:                                Yes
 Fubo TV:                               No
 Tubi TV:                               Yes
 Sling TV:                              Yes
 Pluto TV:                              Yes
 Acorn TV:                              Yes
 SHOWTIME:                              Yes
 encoreTVB:                             No
 Funimation:                            Yes (Region: US)
 Discovery+:                            Yes
 Paramount+:                            No
 Peacock TV:                            Yes
 Popcornflix:                           Yes
 Crunchyroll:                           Yes
 Directv Stream:                        No
 KBS American:                          No
 KOCOWA:                                Yes
 Maths Spot:                            Failed (Network Connection)
 ---CA---
 CBC Gem:                               No
 Crave:                                 Yes
=======================================
===========[ South America ]===========
 Star+:                                 No
 HBO Max:                               Yes
 DirecTV Go:                            Yes (Region: CO)
 Funimation:                            Yes (Region: US)
=======================================
===============[ Europe ]==============
 Rakuten TV:                            Yes
 Funimation:                            Yes (Region: US)
)SkyShowTime:                           Yes (Region: HTTPS://WWW.SKYSHOWTIME.COM/WATCH/HOME
 HBO Max:                               Yes
 Maths Spot:                            Failed (Network Connection)
 ---GB---
 Sky Go:                                Yes
 BritBox:                               Yes
 ITV Hub:                               No
 Channel 4:                             No
 Channel 5:                             No
 BBC iPLAYER:                           No
 Discovery+ UK:                         No
 ---FR---
 Salto:                                 Failed (Network Connection)
 Canal+:                                No
 Molotov:                               No
 ---DE---
 Joyn:                                  No
 Sky:                                   No
 ZDF:                                   No
 ---NL---
 NLZIET:                                Failed
 videoland:                             Failed (Network Connection)
 NPO Start Plus:                        No
 ---ES---
 PANTAYA:                               Failed (Network Connection)
 ---IT---
 Rai Play:                              Yes
 ---RU---
 Amediateka:                            Yes
=======================================
==============[ Oceania ]==============
 NBA TV:                                Yes
 Acorn TV:                              Yes
 SHOWTIME:                              Yes
 BritBox:                               Yes
 Funimation:                            Yes (Region: US)
 Paramount+:                            No
 ---AU---
 Stan:                                  Yes
 Binge:                                 Yes
 Docplay:                               No
 7plus:                                 No
 Channel 9:                             No
 Channel 10:                            No
 ABC iView:                             No
 Kayo Sports:                           No
 Optus Sports:                          No
 SBS on Demand:                         No
 ---NZ---
 Neon TV:                               Yes
 SkyGo NZ:                              No
 ThreeNow:                              No
 Maori TV:                              Yes
=======================================
==============[ Korean ]===============
 Wavve:                                 No
 Tving:                                 No
 Coupang Play:                          No
 Naver TV:                              No
 Afreeca TV:                            Yes
 KBS Domestic:                          No
=======================================
No IPv6 Connectivity Found, Abort IPv6 Testing...

Testing Done! 

Global Ping Test

Gcore United States Chicago Standard vCPU Unlimited Data Transfer VPS Test and Review

CloudFlare Internet Test

Gcore United States Chicago Standard vCPU Unlimited Data Transfer VPS Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

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GTmetrix Performance

Gcore United States Chicago Standard vCPU Unlimited Data Transfer VPS Test and Review

Admin Control Panel

Gcore United States Chicago Standard vCPU Unlimited Data Transfer VPS Test and Review Gcore United States Chicago Standard vCPU Unlimited Data Transfer VPS Test and Review

Gcore’s Admin Control Panel allows users to manage their instances and access various features. To connect to an instance via the Console in the Control Panel, users can click on the desired instance and then click on “Access to Console”. The system will then ask for a username and password to connect.

Gcore has recently introduced a new admin panel interface that is more user-friendly and has additional features compared to the previous version. The new admin panel has several sections, including AccountsUsersCDNSecurityVendor SettingsReports, and Profile.

Users can manage client accounts, search for and manage user accounts, view CDN resources, configure SSO and activity logs, manage branding settings and service visibility, generate monthly reports, and access their profile information.

The new admin panel also includes quick filters and search presets to make searching more flexible and efficient.

Server Pricing

Gcore United States Chicago Standard vCPU Unlimited Data Transfer VPS Test and Review

Official Website: https://gcore.com

Coupon

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Conclusion

Gcore offers a range of subscriptions, from the most budget-friendly to the most feature-rich. Users have reported reliable service, affordable prices, and prompt customer service responses. However, some users have mentioned that the network traffic speed limit and bandwidth for the Asia Pacific area can be a bit upsetting.

In conclusion, Gcore is a reliable and affordable hosting provider that has received positive reviews from its users. It offers a range of features and subscriptions to meet the needs of both beginners and professionals. However, some users have mentioned that certain features, such as DDoS protection, are only included in more expensive tariffs.

Official Website: https://gcore.com

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