Gcore United States Manassas Standard CPU Unlimited Traffic VPS Hosting Test and Review

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Gcore United States Manassas Standard CPU Unlimited Traffic VPS Hosting Test and Review

We have chosen to test the Gcore United States Manassas Shared vCPU VPS Server, which offers instances with partial core utilization. These instances are well-suited for workloads that do not demand high performance, providing a cost-effective solution compared to standard virtual machines.

The server is equipped with an Intel Xeon Processor (Skylake, IBRS) to deliver reliable processing power. It features 2 cores, 4 GB of memory, 50 GB SSD storage, unlimited data transfer, and 1 IPv4 address.

Selecting the right solution for your application is crucial to ensure smooth functionality, uninterrupted availability for users, and minimal delays. However, it is equally important to avoid overpaying for unnecessary features.

About Gcore

Gcore is a leading global hosting company that provides a comprehensive range of services, including CDN, Edge and Cloud Services, and more. With a strong focus on security and low-latency performance, their trusted platform is utilized by some of the largest online businesses worldwide.

The strength of Gcore lies in its extensive network, consisting of over 140 CDN Points of Presence (POPs) and 15 Cloud locations. Their network infrastructure is backed by state-of-the-art DDoS and web protection measures, ensuring the safety and reliability of your services. Moreover, Gcore’s products seamlessly integrate with each other, guaranteeing smooth operation and optimal performance at the edge. Being in control of their infrastructure enables Gcore to customize their systems to perfectly match the unique needs of their customers.

Gcore offers a variety of core services, including Edge Cloud, Edge Network, Streaming Platform, Bare Metal, and Security solutions. Their Edge Cloud service provides a ready-made infrastructure for rapid global development, incorporating over 20 core and edge locations, a diverse range of IaaS and PaaS services, private, hybrid, and on-premises cloud options, as well as AI infrastructure, Load balancers, Managed Kubernetes, Function as a Service, Managed Logging, and free egress traffic management via API and Terraform.

In addition to their cutting-edge cloud services, Gcore also offers virtual and dedicated servers located in certified data centers across the globe. Their offerings include various configurations and upgradability options, with server and OS installation provided at no extra cost. Gcore also offers flexible traffic packages and bandwidth options, supporting all major operating systems.

Gcore provides server configurations at different price points, encompassing both virtual instances and bare metal instances. For instance, their CPU Optimized Instances (Gen 1) cater to Linux-based production-grade workloads that demand intensive CPU usage, starting at 0.03330€/hour for 2vCPU and 2GB RAM.

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

Basic Bench

 CPU Model          : Intel Xeon Processor (Skylake, IBRS)
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 2194.838 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 16384 KB
 AES-NI             : Enabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Disabled
 Total Disk         : 49.2 GB (878.2 MB Used)
 Total Mem          : 3.8 GB (75.7 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 21 min
 Load average       : 0.00, 0.05, 0.04
 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           : Manassas / US
 Region             : Virginia
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 I/O Speed(1st run) : 402 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 366 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 358 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 375.3 MB/s
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    4052.05 Mbps      3873.25 Mbps        0.96 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  1387.75 Mbps      2797.71 Mbps        59.26 ms    
 Dallas, US       2632.72 Mbps      2510.44 Mbps        31.25 ms    
 Montreal, CA     931.19 Mbps       935.62 Mbps         13.75 ms    
 Paris, FR        997.04 Mbps       2136.96 Mbps        78.80 ms    
 Amsterdam, NL    989.61 Mbps       2193.93 Mbps        87.25 ms    
 Shanghai, CN     322.65 Mbps       2017.09 Mbps        252.36 ms   
 Nanjing, CN      377.44 Mbps       1359.47 Mbps        238.39 ms   
 Guangzhou, CN    199.85 Mbps       431.91 Mbps         216.08 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     364.56 Mbps       1566.47 Mbps        332.79 ms   
 Singapore, SG    331.85 Mbps       2320.00 Mbps        225.07 ms   
 Tokyo, JP        486.96 Mbps       1950.78 Mbps        159.48 ms   
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Finished in        : 6 min 2 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-06-30 00:19:04 UTC

Looking Glass

Test IPv4: 45.135.229.9

Test IPv6: 2a03:90c0:295::8

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       : GCL
Location   : Manassas, Virginia (VA)
Country    : United States

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
---------------------------------
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 18.05 MB/s    (4.5k) | 258.06 MB/s   (4.0k)
Write      | 18.05 MB/s    (4.5k) | 259.42 MB/s   (4.0k)
Total      | 36.11 MB/s    (9.0k) | 517.49 MB/s   (8.0k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 252.33 MB/s    (492) | 250.74 MB/s    (244)
Write      | 265.73 MB/s    (519) | 267.44 MB/s    (261)
Total      | 518.07 MB/s   (1.0k) | 518.19 MB/s    (505)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 2.35 Gbits/sec  | 1.42 Gbits/sec  | 76.5 ms        
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | 2.57 Gbits/sec  | 1.75 Gbits/sec  | 79.5 ms        
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | busy            | 2.07 Gbits/sec  | 81.6 ms        
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 1.10 Gbits/sec  | 602 Mbits/sec   | 176 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 8.20 Gbits/sec  | busy            | 6.98 ms        
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 5.74 Gbits/sec  | 2.49 Gbits/sec  | 32.5 ms        
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 3.06 Gbits/sec  | 2.99 Gbits/sec  | 58.3 ms        

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
---------------------------------
Test            | Value                         
                |                               
Single Core     | 1051                          
Multi Core      | 1903                          
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/1765672

YABS completed in 12 min 32 sec

Based on the test results of the Gcore United States Manassas Shared vCPU VPS Server, we can draw the following conclusions:

1. Network Information: The server is hosted by G-Core Labs S.A. in Manassas, Virginia, United States. It operates on the ISP’s network with ASN AS199524. This location provides a favorable environment for hosting and serving applications in the United States.

2. Disk Speed Tests: The disk performance of the server was evaluated using fio tests with a mixed read/write workload. The results indicate that the server achieved consistent speeds, with read and write operations reaching around 18.05 MB/s (4.5k IOPS) at a block size of 4k. At larger block sizes, such as 512k and 1m, the speeds increased significantly, reaching up to 518.19 MB/s (505 IOPS). These results suggest that the server is capable of handling I/O-intensive tasks efficiently.

3. Network Speed Tests: The iperf3 network speed tests were conducted to assess the server’s network performance. The server demonstrated impressive network speeds with various providers and locations. For example, in Clouvider’s NYC, NY (10G) location, the server achieved a send speed of 8.20 Gbits/sec and in Dallas, TX (10G), it achieved a send speed of 5.74 Gbits/sec. These results indicate that the server offers excellent network connectivity and can deliver data quickly to users around the world.

4. Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test: The server underwent a Geekbench 6 benchmark test to evaluate its overall performance. It achieved a single-core score of 1051 and a multi-core score of 1903. This indicates that the server can handle both single-threaded and multi-threaded workloads effectively.

In conclusion, the Gcore United States Manassas Shared vCPU VPS Server performed well in the tests, showcasing reliable disk speeds, impressive network performance, and satisfactory benchmark scores. It proves to be a capable and cost-effective solution, especially for workloads that do not require high levels of performance.

Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly :  35.32 MiB/s |  282.59 Mbps  | ping  68.950ms
 Gdrive   :  90.66 MiB/s |  725.29 Mbps  | ping   1.890ms


 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA : 127.41 MiB/s | 1019.27 Mbps  | ping   1.246ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :  29.33 MiB/s |  234.64 Mbps  | ping  63.931ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     :  14.70 MiB/s |  117.58 Mbps  | ping   6.352ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :  35.98 MiB/s |  287.87 Mbps  | ping  64.714ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :  70.72 MiB/s |  565.77 Mbps  | ping  36.022ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :  41.08 MiB/s |  328.68 Mbps  | ping  55.457ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     : 105.03 MiB/s |  840.24 Mbps  | ping   6.353ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      : 100.07 MiB/s |  800.57 Mbps  | ping  12.063ms


 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :  29.33 MiB/s |  234.67 Mbps  | ping  79.192ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :  24.95 MiB/s |  199.62 Mbps  | ping  89.127ms
 Hetzner, Germany             :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :  25.55 MiB/s |  204.38 Mbps  | ping  82.050ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :  27.81 MiB/s |  222.47 Mbps  | ping  80.481ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     545 B/s |      N/A       | ping 102.650ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     650 B/s |      N/A       | ping  82.368ms
 Online, France               :  26.59 MiB/s |  212.70 Mbps  | ping  79.523ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     527 B/s |      N/A       | ping  92.750ms


 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   5.37 MiB/s |   42.98 Mbps  | ping 265.340ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     281 B/s |      N/A       | ping 236.494ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :  10.95 MiB/s |   87.57 Mbps  | ping 123.449ms
 Prima, Argentina      :   6.25 MiB/s |   50.03 Mbps  | ping error!


 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore :   1.99 MiB/s |   15.95 Mbps  | ping 233.033ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :  10.01 MiB/s |   80.04 Mbps  | ping 178.477ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   5.80 MiB/s |   46.37 Mbps  | ping 238.329ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :   8.86 MiB/s |   70.91 Mbps  | ping 160.243ms


 Benchmark finished in 109 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:                   INTL
 Viu.com:                               No
 YouTube CDN:                           Washington DC 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Washington DC  
 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:                                No
 Paravi:                                No
 U-NEXT:                                No
 Hulu Japan:                            No
 TVer:                                  Yes
 GYAO!:                                 Yes
 WOWOW:                                 Failed
 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+:                                  Yes
 ESPN+:[Sponsored by Jam]               No
 Epix:                                  No
 Starz:                                 No
 Philo:                                 Yes
 FXNOW:                                 No
 TLC GO:                                Yes
 HBO Max:                               Yes
 Shudder:                               No
 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:                             Yes
 Funimation:                            Yes (Region: US)
 Discovery+:                            Yes
 Paramount+:                            Yes
 Peacock TV:                            Yes
 Popcornflix:                           Yes
 Crunchyroll:                           Yes
 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:                               Yes
 DirecTV Go:                            Yes (Region: REGISTRARSE)
 Funimation:                            Yes (Region: US)
=======================================
===============[ Europe ]==============
 Rakuten TV:                            Yes
 Funimation:                            Yes (Region: US)
 SkyShowTime:                           No
 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+:                            Yes
 ---AU---
 Stan:                                  Yes
 Binge:                                 Yes
 Docplay:                               No
 7plus:                                 No
 Channel 9:                             No
 Channel 10:                            No
 ABC iView:                             No
 Kayo Sports:                           No
 Optus Sports:                          Yes
 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 Manassas Standard CPU Unlimited Traffic VPS Hosting Test and Review

Query: ping 103.22.193.159, interval: 5s, dense mode: no

Probing 103.22.193.159 – /24 AS199524 GCORE G-Core Labs – United States, Virginia, Manassas

CloudFlare Internet Test

Gcore United States Manassas Standard CPU Unlimited Traffic VPS Hosting Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

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GTmetrix Performance

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Admin Control Panel

Gcore United States Manassas Standard CPU Unlimited Traffic VPS Hosting Test and Review

Gcore has a new admin panel that is an improved dashboard for managing clients and sellers, viewing reports, and configuring settings such as branding and service visibility. The new admin panel has a more user-friendly interface and retains all essential functions while adding new features, such as quick filters and presets for better searching and filtering.

The new admin panel has several sections including Accounts, Users, CDN, Security, Vendor settings, Reports, Old panel, Help, and Profile. In the Accounts section, you can manage the accounts of existing clients, including logging into their Control Panel on their behalf, editing their data, deleting their accounts, or adding new clients.

Server Pricing

Gcore United States Manassas Standard CPU Unlimited Traffic VPS Hosting Test and Review

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

Coupon

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Conclusion

Based on the information in the benchmark results, G-Core Labs appears to be a reputable and capable hosting provider. Here are some key observations:

1. Performance: The benchmark results indicate that G-Core Labs provides reliable performance across different aspects. The disk speed tests showed consistent and satisfactory read and write speeds, while the network speed tests demonstrated impressive send speeds in various locations, such as 8.20 Gbits/sec in NYC and 5.74 Gbits/sec in Dallas. The Geekbench scores also indicated competent processing capabilities. These results suggest that G-Core Labs offers a robust infrastructure with efficient disk performance and high network connectivity.

2. Network Reach: The iperf3 network speed tests displayed G-Core Labs’ network coverage in different geographical regions, including London, Paris, North Holland, Tashkent, NYC, Dallas, and Los Angeles. This broad network reach indicates that G-Core Labs has established a global presence, allowing its clients to serve users across multiple locations effectively.

3. Provider Stable: The successful completion of the YABS test within a reasonable time suggests that G-Core Labs maintains a stable and well-provisioned infrastructure. This stability is crucial for ensuring consistent performance and minimal disruptions for users relying on their hosting services.

4. Reputation and Experience: Although not explicitly stated in the provided information, G-Core Labs’ participation in the mentioned benchmarks and network tests indicates that they are actively engaged in demonstrating their capabilities and competing with other hosting providers. Additionally, the presence of their own Autonomous System Number (ASN) suggests that G-Core Labs is a well-established and recognized organization in the Internet Service Provider (ISP) space.

Overall, based on the available information, G-Core Labs appears to be a reliable and proficient hosting provider, offering solid disk performance, high network speeds, stable infrastructure, and a wide network reach. If you are considering their services, I would recommend conducting further research and exploring their specific offerings and customer reviews to ensure they align with your specific requirements and expectations.

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

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