Same tools, same OS as $5/month: DigitalOcean vs Vultr
dd write bs=4k count=10k 100k 1M 403 398 184 MB/s
dd read bs=4k 2.0 GB/s
sysbench --test=cpu --cpu-max-prime=10000 run 17.9875 sec.
stress-ng --cpu 1 --cpu-method all -t 30 94.22 ops/sec
The disk performance is comparable to those of DO/Vultr. But, even equipped with 2 x 64-bit x86 processor, CPU performance is lower than single core on $5/mo. VPS of DO/Vultr.
Since I use them as a web server, so I run ab -n500 -c500 requesting phpinfo() ..
phpinfo() Vultr: 2102.08 req./sec Scaleway: 1543.10 req./sec