Gcore Australia Sydney Standard vCPU Unlimited Data Transfer VPS Hosting Test and Review

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Gcore Australia Sydney Standard vCPU Unlimited Data Transfer VPS Hosting Test and Review

Introducing the Gcore Australia Sydney Shared vCPU VPS Server instances, explicitly designed for workloads prioritizing cost-efficiency over high performance.

The server has an Intel Xeon E3-12xx v2 (Ivy Bridge, IBRS) Processor, ensuring reliable performance and stability. With 2 CPU Cores, 4 GB RAM, and 50 GB SSD Storage, these instances provide the necessary resources for efficient workloads. Moreover, enjoy unlimited traffic and 1x IPv4 connectivity for seamless communication.

About Gcore

Gcore is a leading global provider of comprehensive solutions in public cloud and edge computing, content delivery, hosting, and security. With their extensive global infrastructure, they cater to enterprise-level businesses by offering world-class edge and cloud-based services. Gcore’s portfolio includes the following core services: Edge Cloud, Edge Network, Streaming Platform, Bare Metal, and Security.

Gcore’s Edge Cloud provides a turnkey infrastructure that enables rapid worldwide development. Their cloud services empower businesses to deploy projects efficiently and cost-effectively, scaling seamlessly as their operations expand. With over 20 core and edge locations, Gcore offers its clients a diverse range of IaaS and PaaS services. Additionally, they offer private, hybrid, and on-premises cloud solutions to meet specific business requirements.

For those who envision a dedicated server but feel unprepared, Gcore’s Virtual Dedicated Server (VDS) based on KVM virtualization technology is the ideal solution. It can be set up effortlessly with just a few clicks and offers easy scalability.

Gcore provides servers in the USA and Europe, starting from just €3.25 per month. Their server offerings come with many benefits, including 200 Mbit/s guaranteed speed with no traffic restrictions, support for any operating system, fast SSD drives, certified Tier III data centers, exceptional connectivity, protection against DDoS attacks, and round-the-clock technical support.

With a wide range of hosting solutions, Gcore caters to beginners and professionals who seek to create and manage their websites. Their services are flexible, scalable, secure, globally distributed, and designed with developers in mind. Furthermore, Gcore boasts superb connectivity, boasting over 140 CDN POPs and 15 Cloud locations worldwide for optimal performance and accessibility.

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

Basic Bench

 CPU Model          : Intel Xeon E3-12xx v2 (Ivy Bridge, IBRS)
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 1999.997 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 16384 KB
 AES-NI             : Enabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Disabled
 Total Disk         : 49.2 GB (875.8 MB Used)
 Total Mem          : 3.8 GB (72.8 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 14 min
 Load average       : 0.15, 0.06, 0.06
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-13-amd64
 TCP CC             : bbr
 Virtualization     : KVM
 IPv4/IPv6          : Online / Offline
 Organization       : AS199524 G-Core Labs S.A.
 Location           : Sydney / AU
 Region             : New South Wales
 I/O Speed(1st run) : 37.0 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 56.9 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 45.3 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 46.4 MB/s
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    3364.54 Mbps      2271.87 Mbps        0.21 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  539.87 Mbps       1599.84 Mbps        148.78 ms   
 Dallas, US       400.35 Mbps       1735.01 Mbps        189.23 ms   
 Montreal, CA     320.96 Mbps       740.15 Mbps         224.57 ms   
 Amsterdam, NL    318.93 Mbps       1056.83 Mbps        251.65 ms   
 Shanghai, CN     289.53 Mbps       1116.30 Mbps        272.85 ms   
 Nanjing, CN      285.70 Mbps       1232.76 Mbps        305.98 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     517.67 Mbps       2200.52 Mbps        123.27 ms   
 Singapore, SG    856.26 Mbps       2339.76 Mbps        92.11 ms    
 Tokyo, JP        492.52 Mbps       1503.20 Mbps        141.97 ms   
 Finished in        : 6 min 33 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-07-11 03:22:20 UTC

Looking Glass

Test IPv4:

Test IPv6: 2a03:90c0:105::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   : Sydney, New South Wales (NSW)
Country    : Australia

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 5.72 MB/s     (1.4k) | 25.94 MB/s     (405)
Write      | 5.72 MB/s     (1.4k) | 26.40 MB/s     (412)
Total      | 11.45 MB/s    (2.8k) | 52.34 MB/s     (817)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 78.54 MB/s     (153) | 99.00 MB/s      (96)
Write      | 82.72 MB/s     (161) | 105.59 MB/s    (103)
Total      | 161.26 MB/s    (314) | 204.59 MB/s    (199)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 568 Mbits/sec   | 540 Mbits/sec   | 262 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | busy            | busy            | 247 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | 621 Mbits/sec   | busy            | 251 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 620 Mbits/sec   | 482 Mbits/sec   | 280 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 762 Mbits/sec   | 783 Mbits/sec   | 208 ms         
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 744 Mbits/sec   | 421 Mbits/sec   | 212 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 1.13 Gbits/sec  | 1.05 Gbits/sec  | 148 ms         

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
Test            | Value                         
Single Core     | 497                           
Multi Core      | 892                           
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/1879611

YABS completed in 24 min 11 sec

Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly :  65.79 MiB/s |  526.32 Mbps  | ping   0.294ms
 Gdrive   :  20.76 MiB/s |  166.08 Mbps  | ping   0.753ms

 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA : 284.17 KiB/s |    2.22 Mbps  | ping 226.030ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :   7.83 MiB/s |   62.66 Mbps  | ping 154.662ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     : 145.19 KiB/s |    1.13 Mbps  | ping 230.421ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :  10.56 MiB/s |   84.52 Mbps  | ping 170.340ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :   8.72 MiB/s |   69.79 Mbps  | ping 190.366ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :  12.30 MiB/s |   98.43 Mbps  | ping 145.507ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :   6.11 MiB/s |   48.90 Mbps  | ping 237.863ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :   5.36 MiB/s |   42.88 Mbps  | ping 195.620ms

 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :   5.38 MiB/s |   43.02 Mbps  | ping 246.774ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :   4.49 MiB/s |   35.89 Mbps  | ping 247.675ms
 Hetzner, Germany             : 287.99 KiB/s |    2.25 Mbps  | ping 259.089ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :   5.33 MiB/s |   42.62 Mbps  | ping 257.705ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :   4.61 MiB/s |   36.85 Mbps  | ping 262.538ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     280 B/s |      N/A       | ping 299.253ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     190 B/s |      N/A       | ping 265.209ms
 Online, France               :   5.37 MiB/s |   42.92 Mbps  | ping 247.011ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     162 B/s |      N/A       | ping 257.706ms

 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :  64.72 MiB/s |  517.80 Mbps  | ping   0.411ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :   1.93 KiB/s |    0.02 Mbps  | ping  23.884ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :   2.97 MiB/s |   23.78 Mbps  | ping 278.437ms
 Prima, Argentina      : 147.70 KiB/s |    1.15 Mbps  | ping error!

 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore :  20.54 MiB/s |  164.34 Mbps  | ping  92.516ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :   9.35 MiB/s |   74.83 Mbps  | ping 177.867ms
 Linode, Singapore    :  23.08 MiB/s |  184.66 Mbps  | ping  93.070ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :  19.38 MiB/s |  155.04 Mbps  | ping 113.045ms

 Benchmark finished in 336 seconds

Media Unlock Test

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  No
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               No
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes (Region: AU)
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: LU)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   AU
 Viu.com:                               No
 YouTube CDN:                           Sydney, N.S.W. 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Sydney, N.S.W.  
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        AUD
 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
 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
 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:                               Yes
 BritBox:                               Yes
 Crackle:                               No
 CW TV:                                 No
 A&E TV:                                No
 NBA TV:                                Yes
 NBC TV:                                No
 Fubo TV:                               No
 Tubi TV:                               Yes
 Sling TV:                              Yes
 Pluto TV:                              Yes
 Acorn TV:                              Yes
 SHOWTIME:                              Yes
 encoreTVB:                             No
 Funimation:                            Yes (Region: AU)
 Discovery+:                            No
 Paramount+:                            No
 Peacock TV:                            No
 Popcornflix:                           No
 Crunchyroll:                           No
 Directv Stream:                        No
 KBS American:                          No
 KOCOWA:                                No
 Maths Spot:                            Failed (Network Connection)
 CBC Gem:                               No
 Crave:                                 Yes
===========[ South America ]===========
 Star+:                                 No
 HBO Max:                               No
 DirecTV Go:                            Yes (Region: REGISTRARSE)
 Funimation:                            Yes (Region: AU)
===============[ Europe ]==============
 Rakuten TV:                            Yes
 Funimation:                            Yes (Region: AU)
 SkyShowTime:                           No
 HBO Max:                               No
 Maths Spot:                            Failed (Network Connection)
 Sky Go:                                Yes
 BritBox:                               Yes
 ITV Hub:                               No
 Channel 4:                             No
 Channel 5:                             No
 BBC iPLAYER:                           No
 Discovery+ UK:                         No
 Salto:                                 Failed (Network Connection)
 Canal+:                                No
 Molotov:                               No
 Joyn:                                  Yes
 Sky:                                   No
 ZDF:                                   No
 NLZIET:                                Failed
 videoland:                             Failed (Network Connection)
 NPO Start Plus:                        No
 PANTAYA:                               Failed (Network Connection)
 Rai Play:                              Yes
 Amediateka:                            Yes
==============[ Oceania ]==============
 NBA TV:                                Yes
 Acorn TV:                              Yes
 SHOWTIME:                              Yes
 BritBox:                               Yes
 Funimation:                            Yes (Region: AU)
 Paramount+:                            No
 Stan:                                  Yes
 Binge:                                 No
 Docplay:                               Yes
 7plus:                                 No
 Channel 9:                             No
 Channel 10:                            No
 ABC iView:                             No
 Kayo Sports:                           Yes
 Optus Sports:                          No
 SBS on Demand:                         No
 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 Australia Sydney Standard vCPU Unlimited Data Transfer VPS Hosting Test and Review

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

Probing – RIPENCC /24 AS199524 GCORE – Australia, New South Wales, Sydney

CloudFlare Internet Test

Gcore Australia Sydney Standard vCPU Unlimited Data Transfer VPS Hosting Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

Gcore Australia Sydney Standard vCPU Unlimited Data Transfer VPS Hosting Test and Review

GTmetrix Performance

Gcore Australia Sydney Standard vCPU Unlimited Data Transfer VPS Hosting Test and Review

Admin Control Panel

Gcore Australia Sydney Standard vCPU Unlimited Data Transfer VPS Hosting Test and Review

Gcore offers a convenient Control Panel that enables seamless connectivity to your instance through the Console. Select your desired instance and click on the “Access to Console” option to establish a connection.

When connecting to Linux instances, the login typically follows the naming convention of the operating system. For instance, if you’re using an Ubuntu instance, the login would be “ubuntu.” You would have set the password when providing user data in the “Additional features” section during the instance creation process.

For Windows instances, the login for all instances is “Admin.” You would have set the password in the “Access” field during instance creation.

With Gcore’s Control Panel, accessing and managing your instances becomes hassle-free, allowing you to focus on your tasks without any connectivity barriers.

Server Pricing

Gcore Australia Sydney Standard vCPU Unlimited Data Transfer VPS Hosting Test and Review

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


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The server’s I/O speed tests showcase consistent performance, with an average speed of 46.4 MB/s. Network speed tests reveal impressive upload and download speeds, with significant latency reduction compared to other locations.

Depending on block size, the server’s performance in fio Disk Speed Tests demonstrates good read and write speeds, ranging from 5.72 MB/s to 105.59 MB/s. In the Geekbench 6 Benchmark test, the server achieved a Single Core score of 497 and a Multi-Core score of 892, showcasing its capabilities.

In conclusion, the Gcore Australia Sydney Shared vCPU VPS Server instances offer a cost-effective solution for workloads prioritizing affordability over high performance. These instances are suitable for various applications with reliable performance, ample resources, and impressive network speeds.

Whether managing small-scale projects or deploying web applications, businesses can confidently rely on these instances to meet their needs without compromising their budget.

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

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