RamNode United States Atlanta Dedicated CPU VDS Server Hosting Test and Review

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RamNode United States Atlanta Dedicated CPU VDS Server Hosting Test and Review

We are happy to test the RamNode United States Atlanta Dedicated CPU VDS Server today. The server is powered by Intel Core Processor (Skylake, IBRS). 2 CPU Cores/8 GB RAM/200 GB SSD Storage/10 TB Traffic Out/1x IPv4 and 1x IPv6. You can pay by the hour for the resources you need. Flexible billing options across all their VDS Hosting plans.

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

The Media Unlock Test 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 RamNode

RamNode is a web hosting company founded in 2012 and headquartered in the USA. It offers VPS hosting products and has data centers in the Netherlands and the United States. RamNode has received several awards for its value, including 1st Best Value in November 2019, 3rd Best Value in August 2020, and 3rd Best Value in May 2019.

According to customer reviews on Trustpilot, RamNode has received praise for its friendly and fast customer service, efficient billing support, and reliable hosting service. Customers have also reported positive experiences with RamNode’s cloud console, which allows users to spin up instances.

In terms of features, RamNode offers hourly billing, SSH key setup, monitoring charts for network and CPU usage, an admin REST API, the ability to upgrade VPS from the admin console, a mobile-friendly UI, and an affiliate program.

Additional services offered by RamNode (possibly for a fee) include backups, block storage, object storage, load balancer, floating IP addresses, team management, managed databases, serverless, DDoS protection, Kubernetes, GPU instances, and private network.

RamNode appears to be a reliable and efficient web hosting service with a range of features and services to meet the needs of both beginners and professionals looking to create and manage their websites. Its positive customer reviews and awards for value further support its reputation as a top-notch web hosting provider.

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

Looking Glass

Test IPv4: 107.191.101.180

Test IPv6: 2604:180::9b07:1d5b

Test files: 100MB 1000MB

BasicBench: Server Profile, I/O Speed, Upload and Download Speed

 CPU Model          : Intel Core Processor (Skylake, IBRS)
 CPU Cores          : 2 @ 3504.010 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 16384 KB
 AES-NI             : Enabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Enabled
 Total Disk         : 196.8 GB (848.3 MB Used)
 Total Mem          : 7.8 GB (83.9 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 10 min
 Load average       : 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-15-cloud-amd64
 TCP CC             : bbr
 Virtualization     : KVM
 IPv4/IPv6          : Online / Online
 Organization       : AS3842 InMotion Hosting, Inc.
 Location           : Atlanta / US
 Region             : Georgia
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 I/O Speed(1st run) : 260 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 719 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 730 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 569.7 MB/s
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    914.39 Mbps       934.81 Mbps         27.54 ms    
 Los Angeles, US  851.79 Mbps       925.80 Mbps         45.33 ms    
 Dallas, US       911.30 Mbps       928.06 Mbps         15.69 ms    
 Montreal, CA     731.06 Mbps       557.02 Mbps         33.67 ms    
 Paris, FR        863.97 Mbps       963.76 Mbps         87.88 ms    
 Amsterdam, NL    838.26 Mbps       690.67 Mbps         93.57 ms    
 Shanghai, CN     300.32 Mbps       476.03 Mbps         247.00 ms   
 Nanjing, CN      384.63 Mbps       556.98 Mbps         214.36 ms   
 Singapore, SG    335.45 Mbps       234.85 Mbps         232.65 ms   
 Tokyo, JP        562.42 Mbps       636.46 Mbps         147.35 ms   
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Finished in        : 5 min 2 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-07-31 00:36:25 UTC

YabsBench: Disk Speed, iperf3 Network Speed, Geekbench 6 Benchmark

IPv6 Network Information:
---------------------------------
ISP        : InMotion Hosting
ASN        : AS3842 InMotion Hosting, Inc.
Host       : RAMNODE
Location   : El Segundo, California (CA)
Country    : United States

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
---------------------------------
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 37.87 MB/s    (9.4k) | 165.41 MB/s   (2.5k)
Write      | 37.97 MB/s    (9.4k) | 166.28 MB/s   (2.5k)
Total      | 75.85 MB/s   (18.9k) | 331.69 MB/s   (5.1k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 359.40 MB/s    (701) | 418.72 MB/s    (408)
Write      | 378.50 MB/s    (739) | 446.61 MB/s    (436)
Total      | 737.91 MB/s   (1.4k) | 865.33 MB/s    (844)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 761 Mbits/sec   | 292 Mbits/sec   | 86.3 ms        
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | busy            | 617 Mbits/sec   | 87.7 ms        
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | 791 Mbits/sec   | busy            | 98.5 ms        
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | busy            | busy            | 283 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 929 Mbits/sec   | 936 Mbits/sec   | 17.7 ms        
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 928 Mbits/sec   | 934 Mbits/sec   | 18.1 ms        
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 898 Mbits/sec   | 729 Mbits/sec   | 44.4 ms        

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv6):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 746 Mbits/sec   | busy            | 86.1 ms        
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | 804 Mbits/sec   | busy            | 89.2 ms        
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | 732 Mbits/sec   | busy            | 98.5 ms        
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 471 Mbits/sec   | 2.72 Mbits/sec  | 282 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 916 Mbits/sec   | busy            | 17.7 ms        
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 915 Mbits/sec   | 922 Mbits/sec   | 17.9 ms        
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | 890 Mbits/sec   | busy            | 44.4 ms        

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
---------------------------------
Test            | Value                         
                |                               
Single Core     | 1443                          
Multi Core      | 2480                          
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/2095888

YABS completed in 14 min 18 sec

UnixBench: CPU Performance

------------------------------------------------------------------------
Benchmark Run: Mon Jul 31 2023 00:52:43 - 01:20:47
2 CPUs in system; running 1 parallel copy of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       48802517.3 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     7391.9 MWIPS (9.9 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               4436.6 lps   (29.9 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        707422.3 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          184817.7 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks       2032796.0 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                              988314.2 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                 197644.2 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                               9891.8 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                  12886.6 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                   2447.3 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         549241.4 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   48802517.3   4181.9
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       7391.9   1344.0
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       4436.6   1031.8
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     707422.3   1786.4
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     184817.7   1116.7
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0    2032796.0   3504.8
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0     988314.2    794.5
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0     197644.2    494.1
Process Creation                                126.0       9891.8    785.1
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4      12886.6   3039.3
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0       2447.3   4078.8
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     549241.4    366.2
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                        1400.1

------------------------------------------------------------------------
Benchmark Run: Mon Jul 31 2023 01:20:47 - 01:48:49
2 CPUs in system; running 2 parallel copies of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       95190027.8 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                    14521.1 MWIPS (9.9 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               8358.5 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks       1275089.1 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          337288.8 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks       3605919.5 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                             1910361.5 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                 364871.5 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                              20614.3 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                  17991.0 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                   2542.6 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                        1034449.6 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   95190027.8   8156.8
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0      14521.1   2640.2
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       8358.5   1943.8
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0    1275089.1   3219.9
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     337288.8   2038.0
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0    3605919.5   6217.1
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0    1910361.5   1535.7
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0     364871.5    912.2
Process Creation                                126.0      20614.3   1636.1
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4      17991.0   4243.2
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0       2542.6   4237.6
System Call Overhead                          15000.0    1034449.6    689.6
                                                                   ========
System Benchmarks Index Score                                        2457.6


======= Script description and score comparison completed! ======= 

Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly : 105.60 MiB/s |  844.77 Mbps  | ping   0.312ms
 Gdrive   :  60.98 MiB/s |  487.80 Mbps  | ping  13.416ms


 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA :  59.36 MiB/s |  474.85 Mbps  | ping  13.075ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :   7.93 MiB/s |   63.40 Mbps  | ping  60.156ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     :   6.03 MiB/s |   48.25 Mbps  | ping  17.969ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :  28.65 MiB/s |  229.23 Mbps  | ping  80.836ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :  87.18 MiB/s |  697.47 Mbps  | ping  17.145ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :  52.33 MiB/s |  418.63 Mbps  | ping  46.144ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     :  93.50 MiB/s |  747.98 Mbps  | ping  17.251ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :  98.42 MiB/s |  787.35 Mbps  | ping   0.369ms


 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :  25.87 MiB/s |  206.99 Mbps  | ping  86.281ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :  45.12 KiB/s |    0.35 Mbps  | ping  94.670ms
 Hetzner, Germany             :   9.44 MiB/s |   75.52 Mbps  | ping 100.868ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :  25.43 MiB/s |  203.45 Mbps  | ping  90.581ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :  24.81 MiB/s |  198.50 Mbps  | ping  94.070ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     333 B/s |      N/A       | ping 118.716ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     562 B/s |      N/A       | ping  94.806ms
 Online, France               :  10.15 MiB/s |   81.17 Mbps  | ping  87.727ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     405 B/s |      N/A       | ping 120.755ms


 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   6.09 MiB/s |   48.73 Mbps  | ping 223.208ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     301 B/s |      N/A       | ping 278.003ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :  11.89 MiB/s |   95.11 Mbps  | ping 133.910ms
 Prima, Argentina      :   0.97 MiB/s |    7.75 Mbps  | ping error!


 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore : 347.28 KiB/s |    2.71 Mbps  | ping 222.773ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :   5.34 MiB/s |   42.71 Mbps  | ping 145.285ms
 Linode, Singapore    :   3.75 MiB/s |   29.98 Mbps  | ping 215.256ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :  14.45 MiB/s |  115.62 Mbps  | ping 142.476ms

 Benchmark finished in 96 seconds

Global Ping Test

RamNode United States Atlanta Dedicated CPU VDS Server Hosting Test and Review

Query: ping 107.161.20.246, interval: 5s, dense mode: no

Probing 107.161.20.246 – ARIN /22 AS3842 RAMNODE – United States

Media Unlock Test

 ** Test Starts At: Mon Jul 31 00:58:37 UTC 2023

 ** Checking Results Under IPv4 
--------------------------------
 ** Your Network Provider: RamNode LLC (107.161.*.*) 


============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  No
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               No
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: US)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   US
 Viu.com:                               No
 YouTube CDN:                           New York, NY 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Dallas, TX  
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        USD
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
=======================================


 ** Checking Results Under IPv6 
--------------------------------
 ** Your Network Provider: RamNode LLC (2604:180:f1:*:*) 


============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  Failed (Network Connection)
 HotStar:                               Yes (Region: US)
 Disney+:                               Yes (Region: US)
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Unsupported
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Failed (Network Connection)
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   Failed
 Viu.com:                               Failed
 YouTube CDN:                           Atlanta, GA 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Los Angeles, CA  
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        Failed (Network Connection)
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
=======================================
Testing Done! 

CloudFlare Internet Test

RamNode United States Atlanta Dedicated CPU VDS Server Hosting Test and Review

PageSpeed Insights

RamNode United States Atlanta Dedicated CPU VDS Server Hosting Test and Review

GTmetrix Performance

RamNode United States Atlanta Dedicated CPU VDS Server Hosting Test and Review

Admin Control Panel

RamNode United States Atlanta Dedicated CPU VDS Server Hosting Test and Review

RamNode provides its customers a Cloud Control Panel to manage their hosting services. There are several ways to access the Cloud Control Panel. One way is through the single sign-on link in the Client Area of RamNode’s website. After logging in to the Client Area, you can select “RamNode Cloud Account” under “Your Active Products/Services” and then click the “Access Cloud Control Panel” button.

Alternatively, using your email address, you can sign in directly to the Cloud Control Panel at https://cloud.ramnode.com. The control panel credentials are separate from the Client Area, so you must set a password for the control panel or use the “Forgot Password” link if you want to access it directly.

Server Pricing

RamNode United States Atlanta Dedicated CPU VDS Server Hosting Test and Review

 

RamNode offers Virtual Dedicated Servers starting at $50/month, OpenVZ VPS starting at $3.50/month, and cPanel Shared Hosting starting at $5/month.

They also offer a range of hosting plans at competitive prices. According to their website, their Cloud VPS hosting solutions start at $4/month, with options for Standard KVM VPS, Premium KVM VPS, and Massive KVM VPS.

The exact price of a plan depends on the specific features and resources you need, such as the amount of memory, CPU cores, storage, and bandwidth. You can visit RamNode’s website to see its full range of plans and pricing options.

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

Coupon

Get an extra 25% Cloud Credit! Promo code: CLOUD25.

How does it work?

Sign up, add at least $5 in Cloud Credit, and we will match it by 25%!

In other words, add $10, and we will give you $2.50 in credit. Add $20, and we give you $5. Add $100, and you get $25, etc. If you already have an account, add credit and open a ticket with the subject CLOUD25.

Notes:

  • Matching credit will be added within 24 hours.
  • Limited to one use per customer.
  • This does not apply to moving general account credit to the cloud.
  • Only for Cloud (KVM, VDS) service. Does not apply to OpenVZ VPS.

Customer Support

RamNode offers customer support to its users through a dedicated support team available 24/7 to provide quick and friendly responses. RamNode provides customer support through a ticket system delivered through the user’s account on RamNode’s website (i.e., via the Client Area Dashboard)Before submitting a ticket, customers should check RamNode’s Twitter pages (@NodeStatus or @RamNode) for relevant information.

According to RamNode’s Universal Terms of Service, their response time to any support ticket request is typically (but not guaranteed) 1 to 3 U.S. business days. However, some customers have reported receiving responses from RamNode’s support team in at least 3 minutes.

Conclusion

The RamNode United States Atlanta Dedicated CPU VDS Server, leveraging an Intel Core Processor (Skylake, IBRS) with 2 CPU Cores, 8 GB RAM, and 200GB SSD Storage, went under comprehensive tests. These included I/O speed tests, upload and download speed tests, several benchmark tests, and a geekbench test.

The average I/O speed was found to be 569.7 MB/s. In terms of connectivity, the server showcased impressive upload/download speeds with various cities across the world, with the lowest seen in Singapore (335.45 Mbps upload and 234.85 Mbps download) and the highest in Paris, France (863.97 upload and 963.76 Mbps download).

The fio Disk Speed Tests evaluated read and write speeds across multiple block sizes. At a 4k block size, the server showed read and write speeds of 37.87 MB/s and 37.97 MB/s, respectively. These numbers escalated when the block size increased to 512k (read: 359.40 MB/s, write: 378.50 MB/s) and 1m (read: 418.72 MB/s, write: 446.61 MB/s). It indicates a robust SSD performance for a variety of read-write workloads.

The Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test yielded a score of 1443 for Single Core performance and 2480 for Multi-Core performance. This ranks the tested server as one that achieves solid performance when tested for single-threaded and multi-threaded tasks.

Moreover, the UnixBench CPU Performance test presented a System Benchmarks Index Score of 1400.1 when running one parallel copy of tests and an escalated score of 2457.6 when running two parallel copies of tests, showcasing significant improvement in multithreaded performance.

In conclusion, the RamNode United States Atlanta Dedicated CPU VDS Server exhibits substantial networking, storage, and CPU performance, making it a powerful player in its range. It particularly shines in its SSD performance and multi-core capabilities, as the benchmark tests demonstrate. The server’s flexible billing options make it attractive and suitable for many high-demanding server needs.

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

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