LightNode Russia Moscow AMD EPYC Processor VPS Hosting Test and Review

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LightNode Russia Moscow AMD EPYC Processor VPS Hosting Test and Review

This time we will test the LightNode Russia Moscow Shared vCPU VPS Server. The server is powered by AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB). 2 CPU Cores/4 GB RAM/50 GB SSD Storage/1 TB Traffic Out/1x IPv4.

Our analysis encompasses various rigorous tests: the Basic Benchmark and Yabs Benchmark for essential metrics, the Global Node Test for extensive network assessment, and the Global Ping Test for latency measurement.

We also test the Media Unlock for regional accessibility, the CloudFlare Internet Test for connection quality, and web performance evaluations via PageSpeed Insights and GTmetrix Performance. You will gain profound insights into overall server performance through these exhaustive assessments.

About LightNode

LightNode stands proudly as a leading global NVMe SSD VPS hosting provider, gracing over 30 regions across the globe with its state-of-the-art services that include cloud computing, virtual private servers (VPS), and dedicated servers. Boasting an extensive infrastructure encompassing more than 20 data centers, over 100 Point of Presence nodes, a robust 10Tbps backbone network, and connections extending to 300+ operators, it manifests its global presence and unmatched quality.

LightNode enriches its offerings with a rich array of features such as a seamless PC+Mobile terminal interface, bespoke configurations, swift one-click deployment, cost transparency, and more resources at substantially reduced cost. Another valuable addition is their dedicated content center, home to the latest news and announcements, an informative document center, and a unique idea maker for creative insights.

With LightNode’s portfolio, clients can leverage over 30 high-performing, globally distributed VPS locations brimming with top-grade cloud servers. Take advantage of LightNode’s flexible, hourly, or monthly billing, and experience the superiority of 100% KVM virtualization. Moreover, their innovative, scalable, elastic computing service is designed to help businesses cut down on IT expenses, enhance operational efficiency and focus on the essence of their core innovations.

LightNode caters to a broad spectrum of application scenarios, making it perfect for blog and forum hosting, e-commerce platforms, software and services, and game server hosting. They provide a sturdy and secure global cloud infrastructure, empowering developers to launch a blog or forum swiftly. Quick deployment solutions such as WordPress application mirror are also readily available.

Trust LightNode’s VPS hosting server to boost the stability of your SaaS applications, offer you unrivaled ease of use and reduce cost. Whether you’re a game studio or an individual seeking a dedicated game server, LightNode presents the ultimate gaming infrastructure solution.

LightNode prides itself in supporting multiple operating systems, including Windows, diverse Linux systems, and WordPress mirroring. Developers will appreciate the simple yet potent API for one-click deployment and management of LightNode host services.

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Basic Bench

 CPU Model          : AMD EPYC Processor (with IBPB)
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 2994.374 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 512 KB
 AES-NI             : Enabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Disabled
 Total Disk         : 50.0 GB (1.8 GB Used)
 Total Mem          : 3.8 GB (80.7 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 32 min
 Load average       : 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-12-amd64
 TCP CC             : bbr
 Virtualization     : KVM
 IPv4/IPv6          : Online / Offline
 Organization       : AS138915 Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
 Location           : Moscow / RU
 Region             : Moscow
 I/O Speed(1st run) : 369 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 614 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 575 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 519.3 MB/s
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency    103.11 Mbps       98.16 Mbps          0.37 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  104.18 Mbps       99.51 Mbps          177.97 ms   
 Dallas, US       109.63 Mbps       99.50 Mbps          150.00 ms   
 Montreal, CA     104.93 Mbps       99.78 Mbps          119.84 ms   
 Paris, FR        100.12 Mbps       98.51 Mbps          52.61 ms    
 Amsterdam, NL    101.70 Mbps       98.15 Mbps          39.63 ms    
 Shanghai, CN     102.56 Mbps       99.88 Mbps          183.18 ms   
 Nanjing, CN      103.03 Mbps       103.30 Mbps         259.05 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     2.97 Mbps         5.03 Mbps           322.85 ms   
 Singapore, SG    104.48 Mbps       100.92 Mbps         194.50 ms   
 Tokyo, JP        102.87 Mbps       100.66 Mbps         164.45 ms   
 Finished in        : 5 min 28 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-07-19 15:49:01 CST

Looking Glass

Test IPv4:

Yabs Performance Bench

IPv4 Network Information:
ISP        : Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
ASN        : AS138915 Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
Host       : LightNode-RU
Location   : Moscow, Moscow (MOW)
Country    : Russia

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 229.97 MB/s  (57.4k) | 1.11 GB/s    (17.4k)
Write      | 230.58 MB/s  (57.6k) | 1.11 GB/s    (17.4k)
Total      | 460.55 MB/s (115.1k) | 2.23 GB/s    (34.8k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 1.39 GB/s     (2.7k) | 1.52 GB/s     (1.4k)
Write      | 1.46 GB/s     (2.8k) | 1.62 GB/s     (1.5k)
Total      | 2.85 GB/s     (5.5k) | 3.14 GB/s     (3.0k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 102 Mbits/sec   | 97.2 Mbits/sec  | 51.5 ms        
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | 103 Mbits/sec   | 97.3 Mbits/sec  | 44.5 ms        
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | 103 Mbits/sec   | busy            | 48.4 ms        
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | busy            | 96.8 Mbits/sec  | 49.2 ms        
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 97.5 Mbits/sec  | 36.1 Mbits/sec  | 114 ms         
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 93.9 Mbits/sec  | busy            | 147 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 90.9 Mbits/sec  | 69.3 Mbits/sec  | 175 ms         

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
Test            | Value                         
Single Core     | 1192                          
Multi Core      | 2104                          
Full Test       |

YABS completed in 12 min 8 sec

Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly :  11.58 MiB/s |   92.63 Mbps  | ping   0.890ms
 Gdrive   :   9.36 MiB/s |   74.91 Mbps  | ping  14.449ms

 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA :   6.70 MiB/s |   53.62 Mbps  | ping 119.908ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :   2.34 MiB/s |   18.70 Mbps  | ping 187.697ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     :   1.28 MiB/s |   10.21 Mbps  | ping 119.433ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :   5.54 MiB/s |   44.34 Mbps  | ping 171.372ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :   6.22 MiB/s |   49.76 Mbps  | ping 157.630ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :   4.72 MiB/s |   37.76 Mbps  | ping 183.943ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :   6.28 MiB/s |   50.20 Mbps  | ping 113.779ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :   5.23 MiB/s |   41.87 Mbps  | ping 132.105ms

 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :  10.70 MiB/s |   85.62 Mbps  | ping  44.689ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany : 113.94 KiB/s |    0.89 Mbps  | ping  37.546ms
 Hetzner, Germany             :   2.00 MiB/s |   16.00 Mbps  | ping  37.616ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :  10.50 MiB/s |   83.98 Mbps  | ping  46.445ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :  10.59 MiB/s |   84.71 Mbps  | ping  39.879ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :   1.35 KiB/s |    0.01 Mbps  | ping  39.561ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     843 B/s |      N/A       | ping  47.522ms
 Online, France               :  10.70 MiB/s |   85.63 Mbps  | ping  44.335ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :   1.02 KiB/s |    0.01 Mbps  | ping  42.335ms

 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   2.38 MiB/s |   19.04 Mbps  | ping 312.913ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     201 B/s |      N/A       | ping 300.399ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :   5.83 MiB/s |   46.67 Mbps  | ping  60.347ms
 Prima, Argentina      :   1.52 MiB/s |   12.17 Mbps  | ping error!

 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore : 433.12 KiB/s |    3.38 Mbps  | ping 206.670ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :   1.60 MiB/s |   12.77 Mbps  | ping 284.517ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   2.50 MiB/s |   19.97 Mbps  | ping 248.905ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :   4.40 MiB/s |   35.17 Mbps  | ping 260.388ms

 Benchmark finished in 124 seconds

Global Ping Test

LightNode Russia Moscow AMD EPYC Processor VPS Hosting Test and Review

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

Probing – ARIN /24 AS138915 KAOPU-HK Kaopu – Russia, Moscow

Media Unlock Test

 ** Test Starts At: Wed 19 Jul 2023 04:11:00 PM CST

 ** Checking Results Under IPv4 
 ** Your Network Provider: Kaopu Cloud HK Limited (38.60.*.*) 

============[ Multination ]============
nslookup: couldn't get address for 'Available': not found
 Dazn:                                  No
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               Yes (Region: US)
 Netflix:                               No
 YouTube Premium:                       No 
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: RU)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   INTL                               No
 YouTube CDN:                           Moscow 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Failed (CDN IP Not Found)
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        RUB
 ChatGPT:                               No
No IPv6 Connectivity Found, Abort IPv6 Testing...

Testing Done! 

CloudFlare Internet Test

LightNode Russia Moscow AMD EPYC Processor VPS Hosting Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

LightNode Russia Moscow AMD EPYC Processor VPS Hosting Test and Review

GTmetrix Performance

LightNode Russia Moscow AMD EPYC Processor VPS Hosting Test and Review

Admin Control Panel

LightNode Russia Moscow AMD EPYC Processor VPS Hosting Test and Review

LightNode presents a comprehensive control panel to manage your resources within their platform efficiently. Offering flexible sign-in options, you can access your account using your email address or log in via your GitHub or Google accounts.

For those new to the LightNode community, taking a step towards signing up not only gets you a user-friendly account but also opens the door to an exclusive mystery box as a welcome gift.

Server Pricing

LightNode Russia Moscow AMD EPYC Processor VPS Hosting Test and Review

According to my search results, LightNode pricing starts at $0. They do not have a free version or offer a free trial. However, they do offer transparent costs and more resources for less cost. For example, they offer 1 vCPU, 2GB Computer, 50 GB Storage, and 2000 GB Network for $8.7, $10.0, or $12.0, depending on the configuration.

It is important to note that the pricing may vary depending on the location and configuration you choose. I recommend visiting their website or contacting their sales team for more detailed and up-to-date pricing information.

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Newly registered users can get up to $20 as a bonus for the first recharge.


To assess the server’s I/O performance, we ran three tests. The results were as follows – the first run yielded 369 MB/s, the second demonstrated an improvement at 614 MB/s, and the third round achieved a speed of 575 MB/s. The average I/O speed amounted to 519.3 MB/s, signifying the consistent high performance of the server.

Investigating further into network performance, numerous tests were conducted at different nodes globally. Among the most remarkable, we observed an upload speed of 104.48 Mbps and a download speed of 100.92 Mbps at the Singapore node, while the server demonstrated 102.87 Mbps upload and 100.66 Mbps download speeds at the Tokyo node. Other tested locations also showed substantial speeds with marginal latency.

Delving into the disk speed with regard to mixed read/write tests, the server performed impressively. At a block size of 4k, we observed a read speed of 229.97 MB/s and a write speed of 230.58 MB/s. As block sizes increased, speeds escalated correspondingly, peaking at 3.14 GB/s total at the 1m block size.

Lastly, we executed the Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test, resulting in a Single Core score of 1192 and a Multi Core score of 2104. All these tests conducted on the LightNode Russia Moscow Shared vCPU VPS Server were finished within a span of approximately 17 minutes and 36 seconds.

In conclusion, LightNode’s Russia Moscow Shared vCPU VPS Server exhibits impressive performance metrics. With its robust CPU powered by AMD EPYC Processor, substantial storage, and impressive read/write and I/O speeds, the server is designed for efficiency and high-speed performance.

Its global speed tests demonstrate its viability for use across various regions, with its impressive scores in the Geekbench 6 Benchmark tests highlighting its robust processing power. Overall, LightNode continues to deliver high-quality, reliable, and robust VPS hosting solutions.

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