German server provider | NVMe VPS from $6.99 or €4.99 a month | Data Centers in EU, US & Asia | 18+ years of experience | 130k+ happy customers | #cloud #hosting #infrastructure

Contabo was founded in 2003.

It is headquartered in Germany.

It offers Web, Dedicated and VPS hosting products.

|Contabo plans specs and prices||Plans|

|Review Contabo plan grades in the Screener||Screener|

|Review CPU models found in Contabo trials||CPUs|

|Performance variations of Contabo VPS over the long term||Consistency|

Features not included in the VPS price are marked as missing below.

|Feature||Value||Comment|

|Hourly Billing

||No|

|DDOS Protection

||Yes|

Included in server price. httpscontabo.com/?show=ddos_protection

|Backups

||Yes|

Snapshots are available for free.

|Control Panel

||custom|

|SSH Keys Setup

||Yes|

|Total Number of Datacenters

||8|

|Number of Datacenter Continents

||3|

|Monitoring Charts

||No|

No chart.

|Admin REST API

||Yes|

URL: httpsapi.contabo.com/#section/Introduction/Getting-Started

|Upgrade VPS from admin console

||Yes|

|Mobile Friendly UI

||No|

|Reverse DNS

||Yes|

|Accepted Forms of Payment

||Credit cards, Paypal, bank transfers, Skrilla|

|Hidden CPU Model

||No|

|Affiliate Program

||Yes|

|Firewall

||No|

|Shelving

||No|

In addition to features included in VPS plans, Contabo also offers the following services (possibly for a fee):

|Backups||Block storage||Object storage||Load balancer||Floating IP addresses|

|Team Management||Managed databases||Serverless||DDoS protection||Kubernetes|

|GPU instances||Private network|

For each Contabo VPS trial, we measured how long it took to provision the server from the moment it was ordered to the moment it accepted SSH connections.

See also VPS provisioning times for all providers.

|Average Provisioning Time||Min Provisioning Time||Max Provisioning Time||Number of VPS Samples|

|733s||120s||1920s||9|

For a comparison of storage features and prices from all providers, please check the Cloud Storage Prices page.

|Storage Type||Price / GB / month||Restriction||Description|

|Object||0.010Minimum 250GB. Sold in 250GB slices (2.49€ / 250GB

S3-compatibility and built-in redundancy. No charges for data transfer and no long-term commitments.

|

httpscontabo.com/en/object-storage/?utm_source=vpsbenchmarks&utm_medium=paidrehttpscontabo.com/en/object-storage

Screen all Contabo VPS Plans

|URL||httpscontabo.com/?show=vps|

|Price per month||3.99€ ($4.39)|

|Discount or Surcharge for

|

long or short term use

|No|

|Disk GB||300|

|Num Cores||2|

|Memory GB||4|

|Hourly Billing||No|

|Virtualization||KVM|

|Data Transfer GB||Unlimited|

|Burstable CPU||No|

|Dedicated CPU||No|

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

**Overall Score: **

35

|Web Performance||Raw CPU Power||Performance Stability||Disk IO Performance||Network Performance|

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F

||

D

||

C

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D

||

E

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**Note A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming,

the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the

Best VPS 2022 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for Contabo - VPS 300. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

|Live Web||Network Transfers||Remote Timings||Sysbench||Endurance|

|Review||Review||Review||Review||Review|

|Compare||Compare||Compare||Compare||Compare|

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS 300 plan with its grade and CPU type.

|Start of Trial||CPU||Datacenter||Overall Grade|

|Sep 03 2019||Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v2 @ 2.10GHz||Germany||D|

|URL||httpscontabo.com/?show=configurator&vserver_id=221|

|Price per month||4.99€ ($5.49)|

|Discount or Surcharge for

|

long or short term use

|No|

|Disk GB||200|

|Num Cores||4|

|Memory GB||8|

|Hourly Billing||No|

|Virtualization||KVM|

|Data Transfer GB||Unlimited|

|Maximum Network Speed||200 Mbps|

|Burstable CPU||No|

|Dedicated CPU||No|

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

**Overall Score: **

36

|Web Performance||Raw CPU Power||Performance Stability||Disk IO Performance||Network Performance|

|

E

||

C

||

F

||

D

||

D

|

**Note A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming,

the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the

Best VPS 2022 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for Contabo - VPS S SSD. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

|Web Runs||Network Transfers||Sysbench||Endurance|

|Review||Review||Review||Review|

|Compare||Compare||Compare||Compare|

This plan was tested 3 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS S SSD plan with its grade and CPU type.

|Start of Trial||CPU||Datacenter||Overall Grade|

|Apr 16 2021||Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v4 @ 2.20GHz||Nuremberg, Germany||D|

|Apr 21 2020||Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v4 @ 2.20GHz||Nuremberg, Germany||D|

|May 07 2019||Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 v3 @ 2.40GHz||Germany||E|

|URL||httpscontabo.com/en/vps/|

|Price per month||4.99€ ($5.49)|

|Discount or Surcharge for

|

long or short term use

|No|

|Disk GB||50|

|Num Cores||4|

|Memory GB||8|

|Hourly Billing||No|

|Virtualization||KVM|

|Data Transfer GB||32000|

|Burstable CPU||No|

|Dedicated CPU||No|

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

**Overall Score: **

51

|Web Performance||Raw CPU Power||Performance Stability||Disk IO Performance||Network Performance|

|

C

||

B

||

E

||

C

||

E

|

**Note A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming,

the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the

Best VPS 2022 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for Contabo - VPS S NVMe. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

|Web Runs||Network Transfers||Sysbench||Endurance|

|Review||Review||Review||Review|

|Compare||Compare||Compare||Compare|

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS S NVMe plan with its grade and CPU type.

|Start of Trial||CPU||Datacenter||Overall Grade|

|Mar 08 2022||AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor||Dusseldorf, Germany||C|

|URL||httpscontabo.com/?show=vps|

|Price per month||8.99€ ($9.89)|

|Discount or Surcharge for

|

long or short term use

|No|

|Disk GB||400|

|Num Cores||6|

|Memory GB||16|

|Hourly Billing||No|

|Virtualization||KVM|

|Data Transfer GB||Unlimited|

|Maximum Network Speed||400 Mbps|

|Burstable CPU||No|

|Dedicated CPU||No|

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

**Overall Score: **

51

|Web Performance||Raw CPU Power||Performance Stability||Disk IO Performance||Network Performance|

|

D

||

A

||

E

||

C

||

C

|

**Note A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming,

the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the

Best VPS 2022 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for Contabo - VPS M SSD. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

|Web Runs||Network Transfers||Sysbench||Endurance|

|Review||Review||Review||Review|

|Compare||Compare||Compare||Compare|

This plan was tested 3 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS M SSD plan with its grade and CPU type.

|Start of Trial||CPU||Datacenter||Overall Grade|

|Jul 16 2021||AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor||Düsseldorf, Germany||C|

|Aug 24 2020||Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v4 @ 2.20GHz||Nuremberg, Germany||D|

|Jan 31 2020||Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v4 @ 2.20GHz||Germany||C|

|URL||httpscontabo.com/en/vps/|

|Price per month||8.99€ ($9.89)|

|Discount or Surcharge for

|

long or short term use

|No|

|Disk GB||100|

|Num Cores||6|

|Memory GB||16|

|Hourly Billing||No|

|Virtualization||KVM|

|Data Transfer GB||32000|

|Maximum Network Speed||400 Mbps|

|Burstable CPU||No|

|Dedicated CPU||No|

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

**Overall Score: **

71

|Web Performance||Raw CPU Power||Performance Stability||Disk IO Performance||Network Performance|

|

A

||

A

||

C

||

B

||

D

|

**Note A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming,

the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the

Best VPS 2022 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for Contabo - VPS M NVMe (Preview). Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

|Web Runs||Network Transfers||Sysbench||Endurance|

|Review||Review||Review||Review|

|Compare||Compare||Compare||Compare|

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS M NVMe (Preview) plan with its grade and CPU type.

|Start of Trial||CPU||Datacenter||Overall Grade|

|Aug 18 2021||AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor||New York, USA||B|

|URL||httpscontabo.com/?show=vps|

|Price per month||14.99€ ($16.49)|

|Discount or Surcharge for

|

long or short term use

|No|

|Disk GB||800|

|Num Cores||8|

|Memory GB||30|

|Hourly Billing||No|

|Virtualization||KVM|

|Data Transfer GB||Unlimited|

|Maximum Network Speed||600 Mbps|

|Burstable CPU||No|

|Dedicated CPU||No|

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

**Overall Score: **

44

|Web Performance||Raw CPU Power||Performance Stability||Disk IO Performance||Network Performance|

|

D

||

A

||

E

||

D

||

E

|

**Note A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming,

the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the

Best VPS 2022 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for Contabo - VPS L SSD. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

|Web Runs||Network Transfers||Sysbench||Endurance|

|Review||Review||Review||Review|

|Compare||Compare||Compare||Compare|

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS L SSD plan with its grade and CPU type.

|Start of Trial||CPU||Datacenter||Overall Grade|

|Nov 23 2020||Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v4 @ 2.20GHz||Nuremberg, Germany||D|

|URL||httpscontabo.com/en/vps/|

|Price per month||14.99€ ($16.49)|

|Discount or Surcharge for

|

long or short term use

|No|

|Disk GB||200|

|Num Cores||8|

|Memory GB||30|

|Hourly Billing||No|

|Virtualization||KVM|

|Data Transfer GB||Unlimited|

|Burstable CPU||No|

|Dedicated CPU||No|

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

**Overall Score: **

62

|Web Performance||Raw CPU Power||Performance Stability||Disk IO Performance||Network Performance|

|

C

||

A

||

D

||

B

||

C

|

**Note A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming,

the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the

Best VPS 2022 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for Contabo - VPS L NVMe. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

|Web Runs||Network Transfers||Sysbench||Endurance|

|Review||Review||Review||Review|

|Compare||Compare||Compare||Compare|

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS L NVMe plan with its grade and CPU type.

|Start of Trial||CPU||Datacenter||Overall Grade|

|Oct 17 2021||AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor||Munich, Germany||C|

|URL||httpscontabo.com/en/vps/|

|Price per month||26.99€ ($29.69)|

|Discount or Surcharge for

|

long or short term use

|No|

|Disk GB||1600|

|Num Cores||10|

|Memory GB||60|

|Hourly Billing||No|

|Virtualization||KVM|

|Data Transfer GB||Unlimited|

|Maximum Network Speed||1000 Mbps|

|Burstable CPU||No|

|Dedicated CPU||No|

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

**Overall Score: **

48

|Web Performance||Raw CPU Power||Performance Stability||Disk IO Performance||Network Performance|

|

D

||

B

||

F

||

C

||

C

|

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for Contabo - VPS XL SSD. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

|Web Runs||Network Transfers||Sysbench||Endurance|

|Review||Review||Review||Review|

|Compare||Compare||Compare||Compare|

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS XL SSD plan with its grade and CPU type.

|Start of Trial||CPU||Datacenter||Overall Grade|

|Jan 12 2021||Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v4 @ 2.20GHz||Nuremberg, Germany||D|

|URL||httpscontabo.com/en/vps/|

|Price per month||26.99€ ($29.69)|

|Discount or Surcharge for

|

long or short term use

|No|

|Disk GB||400|

|Num Cores||9|

|Memory GB||60|

|Hourly Billing||No|

|Virtualization||KVM|

|Data Transfer GB||Unlimited|

|Maximum Network Speed||1000 Mbps|

|Burstable CPU||No|

|Dedicated CPU||No|

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

**Overall Score: **

46

|Web Performance||Raw CPU Power||Performance Stability||Disk IO Performance||Network Performance|

|

D

||

B

||

F

||

D

||

C

|

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for Contabo - VPS XL NVMe. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

|Web Runs||Network Transfers||Sysbench||Endurance|

|Review||Review||Review||Review|

|Compare||Compare||Compare||Compare|

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS XL NVMe plan with its grade and CPU type.

|Start of Trial||CPU||Datacenter||Overall Grade|

|Dec 07 2021||AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor||Düsseldorf, Germany||D|

|URL||httpscontabo.com|

|Price per month||36.99€ ($40.69)|

|Discount or Surcharge for

|

long or short term use

|No|

|Disk GB||180|

|Num Cores||6|

|Memory GB||24|

|Hourly Billing||No|

|Virtualization||KVM|

|Data Transfer GB||32000|

|Maximum Network Speed||250 Mbps|

|Burstable CPU||No|

|Dedicated CPU||Yes|

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

**Overall Score: **

64

|Web Performance||Raw CPU Power||Performance Stability||Disk IO Performance||Network Performance|

|

B

||

B

||

C

||

A

||

E

|

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for Contabo - VDS S. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

|Web Runs||Network Transfers||Sysbench||Endurance|

|Review||Review||Review||Review|

|Compare||Compare||Compare||Compare|

This plan was tested 4 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VDS S plan with its grade and CPU type.

|Start of Trial||CPU||Datacenter||Overall Grade|

|Jan 22 2022||AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor||Munich, Germany||C|

|Mar 02 2021||AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor||Munich, Germany||B|

|May 27 2020||AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor||Nuremberg, Germany||B|

|May 13 2020||AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor||Munich, Germany||B|

|URL||httpscontabo.com/?show=vds|

|Price per month||47.99€ ($52.79)|

|Discount or Surcharge for

|

long or short term use

|No|

|Disk GB||240|

|Num Cores||8|

|Memory GB||32|

|Hourly Billing||No|

|Virtualization||KVM|

|Data Transfer GB||32000|

|Maximum Network Speed||500 Mbps|

|Burstable CPU||No|

|Dedicated CPU||Yes|

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

**Overall Score: **

74

|Web Performance||Raw CPU Power||Performance Stability||Disk IO Performance||Network Performance|

|

B

||

A

||

C

||

A

||

D

|

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for Contabo - VDS M. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

|Web Runs||Network Transfers||Sysbench||Endurance|

|Review||Review||Review||Review|

|Compare||Compare||Compare||Compare|

This plan was tested 3 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VDS M plan with its grade and CPU type.

|Start of Trial||CPU||Datacenter||Overall Grade|

|Apr 22 2022||AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor||Nuremberg, Germany||B|

|Jun 01 2021||AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor||Nuremberg, Germany||B|

|Jul 07 2020||AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor||Nuremberg, Germany||B|

|URL||httpscontabo.com/en/vds/|

|Price per month||64.99€ ($71.49)|

|Discount or Surcharge for

|

long or short term use

|No|

|Disk GB||240|

|Num Cores||4|

|Memory GB||32|

|Hourly Billing||No|

|Virtualization||KVM|

|Data Transfer GB||Unlimited|

|Maximum Network Speed||500 Mbps|

|Burstable CPU||No|

|Dedicated CPU||Yes|

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

**Overall Score: **

79

|Web Performance||Raw CPU Power||Performance Stability||Disk IO Performance||Network Performance|

|

A

||

A

||

B

||

A

||

C

|

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for Contabo - VDS M Singapore. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

|Web Runs||Network Transfers||Sysbench||Endurance|

|Review||Review||Review||Review|

|Compare||Compare||Compare||Compare|

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VDS M Singapore plan with its grade and CPU type.

|Start of Trial||CPU||Datacenter||Overall Grade|

|Apr 21 2021||AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor||Singapore||B|

|URL||httpscontabo.com/en/vds/|

|Price per month||68.99€ ($75.89)|

|Discount or Surcharge for

|

long or short term use

|No|

|Disk GB||360|

|Num Cores||12|

|Memory GB||48|

|Hourly Billing||No|

|Virtualization||KVM|

|Data Transfer GB||32000|

|Maximum Network Speed||750 Mbps|

|Burstable CPU||No|

|Dedicated CPU||Yes|

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

**Overall Score: **

75

|Web Performance||Raw CPU Power||Performance Stability||Disk IO Performance||Network Performance|

|

B

||

A

||

B

||

A

||

C

|

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for Contabo - VDS L. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

|Web Runs||Network Transfers||Sysbench||Endurance|

|Review||Review||Review||Review|

|Compare||Compare||Compare||Compare|

This plan was tested 3 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VDS L plan with its grade and CPU type.

|Start of Trial||CPU||Datacenter||Overall Grade|

|Sep 01 2021||AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor||Munich, Germany||B|

|Oct 10 2020||AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor||Nuremberg, Germany||B|

|May 19 2020||AMD EPYC 7282 16-Core Processor||B|

|URL||httpscontabo.com/en/vds/|

|Price per month||88.99€ ($97.89)|

|Discount or Surcharge for

|

long or short term use

|No|

|Disk GB||480|

|Num Cores||8|

|Memory GB||64|

|Hourly Billing||No|

|Virtualization||KVM|

|Data Transfer GB||32000|

|Maximum Network Speed||1000 Mbps|

|Burstable CPU||No|

|Dedicated CPU||No|