Gcore South Africa Johannesburg Standard vCPU Unlimited Traffic VPS Hosting Test and Review

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Gcore South Africa Johannesburg Standard vCPU Unlimited Traffic VPS Hosting Test and Review

We will be conducting a comprehensive test on the Gcore South Africa Johannesburg Standard Virtual Server, which is specifically designed for a wide range of workloads and offers consistent performance.

This server is equipped with Intel Xeon E3-12xx v2 (Ivy Bridge, IBRS) Processors, providing exceptional processing power. It features 2 CPU cores and 4 GB of RAM, ensuring smooth multitasking capabilities. With 50 GB of SSD storage, you can store your data efficiently. Additionally, unlimited data transfer allows for seamless data flow. The server comes with a 1x IPv4 address for easy connectivity.

For optimal performance, the cloud platform offers various vCPU and RAM configurations. The shared type provides partial core usage, while the Standard/CPU/RAM/GPU types offer dedicated core usage. This flexibility allows you to choose the configuration that best suits your needs.

About Gcore

Gcore is a global hosting company that offers a range of services including CDN, Edge and Cloud Services, and Bare Metal Security. Their platform is designed to help businesses go global faster with low-latency services around the world.

Gcore’s network consists of more than 140 CDN POPs and 15 Cloud locations, and their products seamlessly integrate state-of-the-art DDoS and web protection. They also offer a ready-made infrastructure for faster development around the world with their Edge Cloud service, which includes 16 core and edge locations and over 20 IaaS and PaaS services.

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

Basic Bench

 CPU Model          : Intel Xeon E3-12xx v2 (Ivy Bridge, IBRS)
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 1999.988 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 16384 KB
 AES-NI             : Enabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Disabled
 Total Disk         : 48.2 GB (875.7 MB Used)
 Total Mem          : 3.8 GB (79.0 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 4 min
 Load average       : 0.30, 0.24, 0.11
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-11-amd64
 TCP CC             : bbr
 Virtualization     : KVM
 IPv4/IPv6          : Online / Offline
 Organization       : AS199524 G-Core Labs S.A.
 Location           : Johannesburg / ZA
 Region             : Gauteng
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 I/O Speed(1st run) : 62.4 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 53.8 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 43.5 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 53.2 MB/s
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    4342.96 Mbps      942.10 Mbps         0.32 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  254.55 Mbps       827.61 Mbps         302.43 ms   
 Dallas, US       284.08 Mbps       1026.26 Mbps        288.09 ms   
 Montreal, CA     319.06 Mbps       938.28 Mbps         244.66 ms   
 Paris, FR        423.18 Mbps       896.83 Mbps         199.71 ms   
 Amsterdam, NL    429.97 Mbps       904.87 Mbps         186.05 ms   
 Shanghai, CN     176.52 Mbps       721.19 Mbps         417.49 ms   
 Guangzhou, CN    68.60 Mbps        193.14 Mbps         350.66 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     177.29 Mbps       735.83 Mbps         257.58 ms   
 Singapore, SG    162.68 Mbps       451.76 Mbps         431.23 ms   
 Tokyo, JP        180.37 Mbps       672.45 Mbps         428.80 ms   
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Finished in        : 8 min 11 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-06-19 01:10:33 UTC

Looking Glass

IPv4: 5.188.133.207

IPv6: 2a03:90c0:1f5::3c

Test Files: 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   : Johannesburg, Gauteng (GP)
Country    : South Africa

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
---------------------------------
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 4.35 MB/s     (1.0k) | 22.89 MB/s     (357)
Write      | 4.38 MB/s     (1.0k) | 23.31 MB/s     (364)
Total      | 8.73 MB/s     (2.1k) | 46.20 MB/s     (721)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 70.43 MB/s     (137) | 88.31 MB/s      (86)
Write      | 74.17 MB/s     (144) | 94.19 MB/s      (91)
Total      | 144.60 MB/s    (281) | 182.51 MB/s    (177)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 581 Mbits/sec   | 568 Mbits/sec   | 166 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | busy            | 775 Mbits/sec   | 198 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | busy            | busy            | 216 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | busy            | 369 Mbits/sec   | 307 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | busy            | 476 Mbits/sec   | 265 ms         
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | busy            | 391 Mbits/sec   | 300 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | busy            | 373 Mbits/sec   | 329 ms         

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
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Test            | Value                         
                |                               
Single Core     | 497                           
Multi Core      | 901                           
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/1645718

YABS completed in 24 min 38 sec

Summarize

Gcore South Africa Johannesburg Standard vCPU Unlimited Traffic VPS Hosting Test and Review Gcore South Africa Johannesburg Standard vCPU Unlimited Traffic VPS Hosting Test and Review

Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly :  26.08 MiB/s |  208.60 Mbps  | ping   0.680ms
 Gdrive   : 467.04 KiB/s |    3.65 Mbps  | ping 250.878ms


 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA :   1.73 MiB/s |   13.84 Mbps  | ping 241.020ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   : 301.93 KiB/s |    2.36 Mbps  | ping 326.800ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     : 976.20 KiB/s |    7.63 Mbps  | ping 249.295ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :   1.65 MiB/s |   13.17 Mbps  | ping 299.930ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :   2.76 MiB/s |   22.07 Mbps  | ping 277.500ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :   1.89 MiB/s |   15.16 Mbps  | ping 313.520ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :   4.77 MiB/s |   38.16 Mbps  | ping 248.099ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :   4.61 MiB/s |   36.87 Mbps  | ping 252.606ms


 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :   9.04 MiB/s |   72.29 Mbps  | ping 178.009ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :   7.12 MiB/s |   56.93 Mbps  | ping 189.807ms
 Hetzner, Germany             :   6.33 MiB/s |   50.67 Mbps  | ping 182.331ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :   8.68 MiB/s |   69.48 Mbps  | ping 198.882ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :   8.09 MiB/s |   64.68 Mbps  | ping 185.981ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     255 B/s |      N/A       | ping 196.271ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     262 B/s |      N/A       | ping 184.159ms
 Online, France               :   9.45 MiB/s |   75.60 Mbps  | ping 197.936ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     232 B/s |      N/A       | ping 180.789ms


 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   1.17 MiB/s |    9.38 Mbps  | ping 320.124ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     159 B/s |      N/A       | ping 479.020ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :   3.77 MiB/s |   30.17 Mbps  | ping 235.691ms
 Prima, Argentina      : 143.49 KiB/s |    1.12 Mbps  | ping error!


 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore : 100.38 KiB/s |    0.78 Mbps  | ping 406.151ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan : 448.90 KiB/s |    3.51 Mbps  | ping 447.564ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   1.63 MiB/s |   13.02 Mbps  | ping 369.745ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :   2.08 MiB/s |   16.66 Mbps  | ping 325.383ms


 Benchmark finished in 379 seconds

Media Unlock Test

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  No
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               No
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes (Region: ZA)
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: LU)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   INTL
 Viu.com:                               Yes (Region: ZA)
 YouTube CDN:                           Sao Paulo 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Johannesburg  
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        ZAR
 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:                                   Unsupported
 DMM TV:                                No
 Abema.TV:                              No
 Niconico:                              No
 music.jp:                              No
 Telasa:                                No
 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:                                   No
 Hulu:                                  Failed
 NFL+:                                  No
 ESPN+:[Sponsored by Jam]               No
 Epix:                                  No
 Starz:                                 No
 Philo:                                 No
 FXNOW:                                 No
 TLC GO:                                No
 HBO Max:                               No
 Shudder:                               No
 BritBox:                               Yes
 Crackle:                               No
 CW TV:                                 No
 A&E TV:                                No
 NBA TV:                                Yes
 NBC TV:                                No
 Fubo TV:                               No
 Tubi TV:                               No
 Sling TV:                              Yes
 Pluto TV:                              Yes
 Acorn TV:                              No
 SHOWTIME:                              Yes
 encoreTVB:                             No
 Funimation:                            No
 Discovery+:                            No
 Paramount+:                            No
 Peacock TV:                            No
 Popcornflix:                           No
 Crunchyroll:                           No
 Directv Stream:                        No
 KBS American:                          No
 KOCOWA:                                No
 Maths Spot:                            Failed (Network Connection)
 ---CA---
 CBC Gem:                               No
 Crave:                                 Yes
=======================================
===========[ South America ]===========
 Star+:                                 No
 HBO Max:                               No
 DirecTV Go:                            Yes (Region: REGISTRARSE)
 Funimation:                            No
=======================================
===============[ Europe ]==============
 Rakuten TV:                            Yes
 Funimation:                            No
 SkyShowTime:                           No
 HBO Max:                               No
 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:                              No
 SHOWTIME:                              Yes
 BritBox:                               Yes
 Funimation:                            No
 Paramount+:                            No
 ---AU---
 Stan:                                  Yes
 Binge:                                 No
 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 South Africa Johannesburg Standard vCPU Unlimited Traffic VPS Hosting Test and Review

Query: ping 94.156.93.157, interval: 5s, dense mode: no

Probing 94.156.93.157 – RIPENCC /24 AS199524 GCORE – South Africa, Gauteng, Johannesburg

CloudFlare Internet Test

Gcore South Africa Johannesburg Standard vCPU Unlimited Traffic VPS Hosting Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

Gcore South Africa Johannesburg Standard vCPU Unlimited Traffic VPS Hosting Test and Review

GTmetrix Performance

Gcore South Africa Johannesburg Standard vCPU Unlimited Traffic VPS Hosting Test and Review

Admin Control Panel

Gcore South Africa Johannesburg Standard vCPU Unlimited Traffic VPS Hosting Test and Review

Gcore offers an extensive Cloud Control Panel that seamlessly integrates with their products, such as CDN, Streaming, Storage, Cloud, DDoS Protection, and DNS Hosting, providing a comprehensive solution for your cloud management needs. The control panel features an intuitive user interface, allowing for effortless navigation and efficient management of your services.

With the control panel, you gain convenient access to monitor the performance of your resources, ensuring optimal functionality and performance. Setting up your account with Gcore is quick and hassle-free, allowing you to start utilizing the extensive features of the control panel within just 5 minutes and easily manage your cloud services.

Server Pricing

Gcore South Africa Johannesburg Standard vCPU Unlimited Traffic VPS Hosting Test and Review

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

Coupon

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Conclusion

In addition to their hosting services, Gcore also offers a powerful global network with over 110 Tbps total network capacity, more than 100 IXPs connected, and over 11,000 peering partners. Their platform is developer-friendly with a fully-featured API, detailed documentation, SDKs and libraries, Terraform integration, and OctoDNS integration.

Gcore also offers virtual and dedicated servers in certified data centers around the world with superb connectivity, flexible traffic packages, support for all operating systems, DDoS protection, and 24/7 multi-language support. Overall, Gcore provides a secure and reliable platform for businesses looking to expand their online presence globally.

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

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