Advertised as fair-share 1 core CPU. This has the exact same results as the Slice 1024 VM for $10 / 6 months.


Results Overview[edit source]

Hardware BuyVM Slice 512 KVM VPS
CPU Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1270 v3 @ 3.50GHz
Hypervisor XEN
Memory 512 MB
Disk 10 GB SSD
Operating System CentOS 8.0 x86_64
Score 1097.4

Raw Output

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   BYTE UNIX Benchmarks (Version 5.1.3)

   System: localhost.localdomain: GNU/Linux
   OS: GNU/Linux -- 4.18.0-80.el8.x86_64 -- #1 SMP Tue Jun 4 09:19:46 UTC 2019
   Machine: x86_64 (x86_64)
   Language: en_US.utf8 (charmap="UTF-8", collate="UTF-8")
   CPU 0: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1270 v3 @ 3.50GHz (6999.9 bogomips)
          x86-64, MMX, Physical Address Ext, SYSENTER/SYSEXIT, SYSCALL/SYSRET
   17:50:25 up 1 day,  6:13,  2 users,  load average: 0.78, 0.35, 0.12; runlevel 2019-10-23

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Benchmark Run: Thu Oct 24 2019 17:50:25 - 18:18:19
1 CPU in system; running 1 parallel copy of tests

Dhrystone 2 using register variables       36101914.3 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Double-Precision Whetstone                     6649.9 MWIPS (9.0 s, 7 samples)
Execl Throughput                               3618.0 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks        672983.4 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks          190955.9 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks       1668218.3 KBps  (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Pipe Throughput                             1146533.3 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching                 249156.8 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)
Process Creation                               7879.9 lps   (30.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                   4226.3 lpm   (60.0 s, 2 samples)
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                    563.2 lpm   (60.1 s, 2 samples)
System Call Overhead                         767494.7 lps   (10.0 s, 7 samples)

System Benchmarks Index Values               BASELINE       RESULT    INDEX
Dhrystone 2 using register variables         116700.0   36101914.3   3093.6
Double-Precision Whetstone                       55.0       6649.9   1209.1
Execl Throughput                                 43.0       3618.0    841.4
File Copy 1024 bufsize 2000 maxblocks          3960.0     672983.4   1699.5
File Copy 256 bufsize 500 maxblocks            1655.0     190955.9   1153.8
File Copy 4096 bufsize 8000 maxblocks          5800.0    1668218.3   2876.2
Pipe Throughput                               12440.0    1146533.3    921.7
Pipe-based Context Switching                   4000.0     249156.8    622.9
Process Creation                                126.0       7879.9    625.4
Shell Scripts (1 concurrent)                     42.4       4226.3    996.8
Shell Scripts (8 concurrent)                      6.0        563.2    938.7
System Call Overhead                          15000.0     767494.7    511.7
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System Benchmarks Index Score                                        1097.4