GreenCloudVPS NVMePromo VPS review

So I got a NVMePromo VPS from GreenCloudVPS as prize via LET Provider Poll 2019 thread.

It has 2 core/4 G/20G NVMe/2TB on 1Gbps port, not bad since it's free. Some datas from test:

YABS


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# Yet-Another-Bench-Script #
# v2020-02-04 #
# https://github.com/masonr/yet-another-bench-script #
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Wed 05 Feb 2020 04:32:31 AM EST

Basic System Information:
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Processor : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2697 v3 @ 2.60GHz
CPU cores : 2 @ 2599.996 MHz
AES-NI : ✔ Enabled
VM-x/AMD-V : ❌ Disabled
RAM : 3.9Gi
Swap : 2.0Gi
Disk : 18G

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
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Block Size | 4kb (IOPS) | 64kb (IOPS)
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Read | 229.59 MB/s (57.3k) | 2.38 GB/s (37.3k)
Write | 230.20 MB/s (57.5k) | 2.40 GB/s (37.5k)
Total | 459.80 MB/s (114.9k) | 4.78 GB/s (74.8k)
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Block Size | 512kb (IOPS) | 1mb (IOPS)
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Read | 2.67 GB/s (5.2k) | 2.72 GB/s (2.6k)
Write | 2.81 GB/s (5.5k) | 2.90 GB/s (2.8k)
Total | 5.48 GB/s (10.7k) | 5.62 GB/s (5.4k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
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Provider | Location (Link) | Send Speed | Recv Speed
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Bouygues Telecom | Paris, FR (10G) | 159 Mbits/sec | 137 Mbits/sec
Online.net | Paris, FR (10G) | 183 Mbits/sec | 199 Mbits/sec
Worldstream | The Netherlands (10G) | 186 Mbits/sec | 195 Mbits/sec
wilhelm.tel | Hamburg, DE (10G) | 505 Mbits/sec | 76.4 Mbits/sec
Biznet | Bogor, Indonesia (1G) | 50.9 Mbits/sec | 110 Mbits/sec
Hostkey | Moscow, RU (1G) | 445 Mbits/sec | 240 Mbits/sec
Velocity Online | Tallahassee, FL, US (10G) | 230 Mbits/sec | 279 Mbits/sec
Airstream Communications | Eau Claire, WI, US (10G) | 757 Mbits/sec | 616 Mbits/sec
Hurricane Electric | Fremont, CA, US (10G) | 793 Mbits/sec | 796 Mbits/sec

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv6):
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Provider | Location (Link) | Send Speed | Recv Speed
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Bouygues Telecom | Paris, FR (10G) | 786 Mbits/sec | 82.7 Mbits/sec
Online.net | Paris, FR (10G) | 808 Mbits/sec | 87.0 Mbits/sec
Worldstream | The Netherlands (10G) | busy | 134 Mbits/sec
wilhelm.tel | Hamburg, DE (10G) | 761 Mbits/sec | 140 Mbits/sec
Airstream Communications | Eau Claire, WI, US (10G) | 757 Mbits/sec | 331 Mbits/sec
Hurricane Electric | Fremont, CA, US (10G) | 923 Mbits/sec | 888 Mbits/sec

Geekbench 4 Benchmark Test:
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Test | Value
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Single Core | 3649
Multi Core | 6617
Full Test | https://browser.geekbench.com/v4/cpu/15201934


speed test


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Speedtest https://bench.monster /
System info, Geekbench, I/O test and speedtest /
v1.5.0 2020-01-11 /
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OS : Debian GNU/Linux 10 (64 Bit)
Virt/Kernel : KVM / 4.19.0-6-amd64
CPU Model : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2697 v3 @ 2.60GHz
CPU Cores : 2 @ 2599.996 MHz x86_64 16384 KB Cache
CPU Flags : AES-NI Enabled & VM-x/AMD-V Disabled
Load Average : 0.05, 0.06, 0.06
Total Space : 18G (1000M ~6% used)
Total RAM : 3946 MB (60 MB + 318 MB Buff in use)
Total SWAP : 2047 MB (0 MB in use)
Uptime : 0 days 0:46
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ASN & ISP : AS8100, Nexeon Technologies
Organization : 365 Group
Location : San Francisco, United States / US
Region : California
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## IO Test

CPU Speed:
bzip2 : 112 MB/s
sha256 : 183 MB/s
md5sum : 494 MB/s

RAM Speed:
Avg. write : 2628.3 MB/s
Avg. read : 5495.5 MB/s

Disk Speed:
1st run : 1.2 GB/s
2nd run : 1.2 GB/s
3rd run : 1.3 GB/s
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Average : 1262.9 MB/s


As you see, the performance of CPU and IO is very good, maybe because the node is still empty, time will tell.

Though I got some issues:


have to open ticket to enable CPU passthrough.
IPV6 not working, have to open ticket
only few OS templates and ISO images, the quality of OS templates are not very good, debian 9/10 take forever to boot, and it print some weird message when you connect to the server via VNC, apt full-upgrade solve slow boot issue seems.
So I try install OS via network, couldn't enter iPXE command line via ctl+b, ask support, told not allowed.
ask support to upload mini.iso from debian.org, be told custom ISO also not allowed...


While the performance is good, the support is fast response, not sure why install OS via network or custom ISO is not allowed, because it's free or lack confidence?

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