Vultr South Africa Johannesburg AMD vCPU High Performance VPS Hosting Test and Review

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Vultr South Africa Johannesburg AMD vCPU High Performance VPS Hosting Test and Review

For applications requiring bursty performance, such as low-traffic websites, blogs, CMS, dev/test environments, and small databases, we are putting the Vultr South Africa Johannesburg Shared vCPU VPS Server to the test.

This server has a high-performance AMD EPYC-Rome Processor, ensuring efficient processing power. It offers 2 CPU cores, 4 GB RAM, and ample storage with a 100 GB NVMe SSD. With a generous bandwidth allocation of 5 TB, you can confidently handle substantial data traffic. Additionally, the server comes with 1x IPv4 and 1x IPv6 addresses, allowing for comprehensive network connectivity.

By leveraging this VPS server, you can effectively meet the fluctuating demands of bursty applications, ensuring optimal performance and responsiveness.

About Vultr

Vultr is a leading cloud computing platform that is dedicated to providing unparalleled ease of use, value for money, and worldwide accessibility to businesses and developers. With a strong reputation among developers, Vultr has successfully served over 1.5 million customers in 185 countries, offering flexible, scalable, and global cloud computing solutions, including cloud GPU, bare metal, and cloud storage options.

According to TrustRadius reviews, Vultr garners an impressive score of 8.2 out of 10. Customers highly appreciate Vultr’s outstanding performance and reliability while maintaining a fair and competitive pricing structure. Even clients operating on small and medium budgets can benefit from Vultr’s affordable High-Frequency plans, which deliver enterprise-class performance. Additionally, customers value the flexibility of quickly and swiftly adjusting their storage needs based on their requirements, a feature that Vultr effortlessly provides.

Vultr offers a wide range of pricing options to cater to diverse needs. Their offerings include Cloud Compute packages starting at an affordable $2.50 per month, Optimized Cloud Compute plans starting at $28.00 per month, Cloud GPU options starting at $90.00 per month, and robust Bare Metal solutions beginning at $120.00 per month.

In summary, Vultr is a highly acclaimed cloud computing platform that delivers various services at competitive prices. Its remarkable performance and unwavering reliability have made it a preferred choice for developers and businesses seeking top-tier cloud solutions.

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

Basic Bench

 CPU Model          : AMD EPYC-Rome Processor
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 2794.748 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 512 KB
 AES-NI             : Enabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Disabled
 Total Disk         : 93.8 GB (10.6 GB Used)
 Total Mem          : 3.8 GB (107.2 MB Used)
 Total Swap         : 8.0 GB (0 Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 18 min
 Load average       : 0.00, 0.01, 0.00
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-23-amd64
 TCP CC             : bbr
 Virtualization     : KVM
 IPv4/IPv6          : Online / Online
 Organization       : AS20473 The Constant Company, LLC
 Location           : Benoni / ZA
 Region             : Gauteng
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 I/O Speed(1st run) : 1.6 GB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 1.7 GB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 1.6 GB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 1672.5 MB/s
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 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    2159.18 Mbps      1856.58 Mbps        0.35 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  274.06 Mbps       848.61 Mbps         309.42 ms   
 Dallas, US       259.44 Mbps       1164.85 Mbps        309.42 ms   
 Montreal, CA     219.71 Mbps       919.60 Mbps         313.61 ms   
 Amsterdam, NL    480.07 Mbps       2262.28 Mbps        185.20 ms   
 Shanghai, CN     508.28 Mbps       2457.02 Mbps        438.37 ms   
 Nanjing, CN      171.98 Mbps       10.04 Mbps          448.33 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     4.89 Mbps         3.12 Mbps           255.48 ms   
 Singapore, SG    764.24 Mbps       1444.67 Mbps        116.60 ms   
 Tokyo, JP        211.94 Mbps       1603.22 Mbps        312.32 ms   
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Finished in        : 5 min 59 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-07-14 08:37:10 UTC

Looking Glass

Test IPv4: 139.84.226.78

Test IPv6: 2a05:f480:3000:2069:5400:4ff:fe3a:3ea8

Test files: 100MB 1GB

Yabs Performance Bench

IPv6 Network Information:
---------------------------------
ISP        : The Constant Company, LLC
ASN        : AS20473 The Constant Company, LLC
Host       : The Constant Company, LLC
Location   : Kempton Park, Gauteng (GP)
Country    : South Africa

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
---------------------------------
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 463.36 MB/s (115.8k) | 1.49 GB/s    (23.2k)
Write      | 464.58 MB/s (116.1k) | 1.49 GB/s    (23.4k)
Total      | 927.94 MB/s (231.9k) | 2.98 GB/s    (46.7k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 1.54 GB/s     (3.0k) | 1.66 GB/s     (1.6k)
Write      | 1.62 GB/s     (3.1k) | 1.78 GB/s     (1.7k)
Total      | 3.16 GB/s     (6.1k) | 3.44 GB/s     (3.3k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 1.01 Gbits/sec  | 679 Mbits/sec   | 174 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | 5.74 Gbits/sec  | 861 Mbits/sec   | 184 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | 888 Mbits/sec   | 997 Mbits/sec   | 183 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 1.37 Gbits/sec  | 696 Mbits/sec   | 257 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 341 Mbits/sec   | 93.6 Mbits/sec  | 243 ms         
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 501 Mbits/sec   | 678 Mbits/sec   | 272 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 508 Mbits/sec   | busy            | 303 ms         

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv6):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 970 Mbits/sec   | 1.17 Gbits/sec  | 174 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | 3.31 Gbits/sec  | 3.65 Gbits/sec  | 195 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | 1.00 Gbits/sec  | 1.12 Gbits/sec  | 183 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 935 Mbits/sec   | 1.10 Gbits/sec  | 256 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 341 Mbits/sec   | 126 Mbits/sec   | 243 ms         
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 543 Mbits/sec   | 722 Mbits/sec   | 272 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 497 Mbits/sec   | 621 Mbits/sec   | 303 ms         

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
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Test            | Value                         
                |                               
Single Core     | 1756                          
Multi Core      | 3205                          
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/1915619

YABS completed in 13 min 53 sec

Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly :   1.28 KiB/s |    0.01 Mbps  | ping   0.189ms
 Gdrive   :   6.36 MiB/s |   50.87 Mbps  | ping   0.846ms


 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA : 118.16 KiB/s |    0.92 Mbps  | ping 238.083ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :  88.53 KiB/s |    0.69 Mbps  | ping 300.581ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     :   3.18 MiB/s |   25.44 Mbps  | ping 230.423ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :   2.59 MiB/s |   20.73 Mbps  | ping 330.778ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :  11.77 MiB/s |   94.15 Mbps  | ping 274.049ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :   4.90 MiB/s |   39.23 Mbps  | ping 286.302ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :   8.66 MiB/s |   69.27 Mbps  | ping 242.315ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :   2.92 MiB/s |   23.36 Mbps  | ping 253.172ms


 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :  27.59 MiB/s |  220.69 Mbps  | ping 184.366ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :  10.38 KiB/s |    0.08 Mbps  | ping 190.898ms
 Hetzner, Germany             : 348.01 KiB/s |    2.72 Mbps  | ping 176.021ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :   7.95 MiB/s |   63.62 Mbps  | ping 174.380ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :  31.25 MiB/s |  250.00 Mbps  | ping 170.061ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     148 B/s |      N/A       | ping 196.983ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     224 B/s |      N/A       | ping 177.075ms
 Online, France               :  16.05 MiB/s |  128.36 Mbps  | ping 183.874ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     205 B/s |      N/A       | ping 196.451ms


 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :  21.46 MiB/s |  171.70 Mbps  | ping 230.128ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :      52 B/s |      N/A       | ping 278.850ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :   1.31 MiB/s |   10.49 Mbps  | ping 212.859ms
 Prima, Argentina      :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!


 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore : 143.97 KiB/s |    1.12 Mbps  | ping 249.883ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :   3.64 MiB/s |   29.13 Mbps  | ping 231.338ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   6.44 MiB/s |   51.53 Mbps  | ping 230.088ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :  25.93 MiB/s |  207.42 Mbps  | ping 206.938ms


 Benchmark finished in 163 seconds

Media Unlock Test

 ** Test Starts At: Fri 14 Jul 2023 09:03:34 AM UTC

 ** Checking Results Under IPv4 
--------------------------------
 ** Your Network Provider: Choopa, LLC (139.84.*.*) 


============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  No
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               No
 Netflix:                               No
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes (Region: ZA)
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: ZA)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   INTL
 Viu.com:                               Yes (Region: ZA)
 YouTube CDN:                           Johannesburg 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Failed
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        ZAR
 ChatGPT:                               No
=======================================


 ** Checking Results Under IPv6 
--------------------------------
 ** Your Network Provider: Choopa, LLC (2a05:f480:3000:*:*) 


============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  Failed (Network Connection)
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               Available For [Disney+ ZA] Soon
 Netflix:                               No
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes (Region: ZA)
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Unsupported
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Failed (Network Connection)
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   Failed
 Viu.com:                               Failed
 YouTube CDN:                           Johannesburg 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Failed
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        Failed (Network Connection)
 ChatGPT:                               No
=======================================
Testing Done! 

Global Ping Test

Vultr South Africa Johannesburg AMD vCPU High Performance VPS Hosting Test and Review

Query: ping 139.84.233.201, interval: 5s, dense mode: no

Probing 139.84.233.201 – ARIN /19 AS20473 CHOOPA – South Africa

CloudFlare Internet Test

Vultr South Africa Johannesburg AMD vCPU High Performance VPS Hosting Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

Vultr South Africa Johannesburg AMD vCPU High Performance VPS Hosting Test and Review

GTmetrix Performance

Vultr South Africa Johannesburg AMD vCPU High Performance VPS Hosting Test and Review

Admin Control Panel

Vultr South Africa Johannesburg AMD vCPU High Performance VPS Hosting Test and Review

The user-friendly Vultr control panel makes server management a seamless and intuitive experience. From effortlessly ordering servers to efficiently managing backups and adjusting access control, essential tasks are conveniently accessible with just a few clicks. The streamlined interface ensures that operations are simplified, saving time and effort for users.

Whether it’s setting up a new server, ensuring data protection through backups, or fine-tuning access permissions, the Vultr control panel empowers users with a straightforward and efficient platform for server management.

Server Pricing

Vultr South Africa Johannesburg AMD vCPU High Performance VPS Hosting Test and Review

Vultr offers a variety of pricing options for its services, including Cloud Compute starting at $2.50 per month, Optimized Cloud Compute starting at $28.00 per month, Cloud GPU starting at $90.00 per month, and Bare Metal starting at $120.00 per month.

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

Coupon

Use Code: VULTRMATCH

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Use Code: FLYVULTR250

Try Vultr for free with a $250 free credit. New customers only.

Use Code: 25OFF

New Cloud Compute instances will receive a 25% discount if the instance is active. Offer valid for new customers only, for instances launched within 30 days of account creation.

Conclusion

The performance metrics show that the server demonstrates excellent I/O speeds, averaging 1672.5 MB/s during the test runs. Regarding network speed, the server showcases impressive upload and download speeds across various locations. The server’s geographically diverse speed test results indicate robust connectivity to different regions, making it suitable for global applications.

The Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test also showcases notable performance, with a single-core score of 1756 and a multi-core score of 3205. This indicates that the server can efficiently handle both single-threaded and multi-threaded workloads.

In conclusion, the Vultr South Africa Johannesburg Shared vCPU VPS Server offers a powerful computing platform for bursty performance applications such as low-traffic websites, blogs, CMS, dev/test environments, and small databases. With its AMD EPYC-Rome Processor, ample resources, high-speed storage, and extensive network connectivity, this server is well-equipped to deliver reliable performance for diverse workloads.

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

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