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LowLatencyServers - $5/month 512MB Xen VPS in Chicago

Kevin, from LowLatencyServers, emailed us to share their very first offer to LowEndBox. LowLatencyServers has been hosting VPS servers since 2012 and they claim that their Refund Policy sets them apart from other hosts. Their website states that:

If you are not happy with the server and paying monthly, just ask for a pro-rated refund… Whatever time is left in the month you’ll be fully refunded for. This policy shows that we care about having great performance and up time, all the time!

If you have used their service, please share your experience below with the rest of the community. We would love to know if they can really walk the talk!

The offer

  • 512MB RAM
  • 1 CPU
  • 25GB RAID 10
  • 1TB transfer
  • Dual Bonded 100Mbps
  • 1x IPv4 address
  • IPv6 is available upon request
  • Xen/SolusVM
  • $5/month
  • Order here

VPS deployed from this offer are housed in servers with Dual quad-core Intel Xeon E5630 with server-grade drives in RAID10. They told us that they are not overselling their Xen-based plans and they provide true dedicated resources for optimal performance.

If you wish to try their service, LowLatencyServers accept payments via PayPal and Credit/Debit cards via Paypal Pro. But please do check their Terms of Service page first before trying to sign up.

Network information

ColoCrossing – Chicago, IL, USA
Test IPv4:


  1. root@server:~# ping
    PING ( 56(84) bytes of data.
    64 bytes from icmp_req=1 ttl=50 time=211 ms
    64 bytes from icmp_req=2 ttl=50 time=210 ms
    64 bytes from icmp_req=3 ttl=50 time=211 ms
    64 bytes from icmp_req=4 ttl=50 time=214 ms
    64 bytes from icmp_req=5 ttl=50 time=210 ms
    64 bytes from icmp_req=6 ttl=50 time=212 ms
    64 bytes from icmp_req=7 ttl=50 time=211 ms
    64 bytes from icmp_req=8 ttl=50 time=211 ms
    64 bytes from icmp_req=9 ttl=50 time=211 ms
    64 bytes from icmp_req=10 ttl=50 time=204 ms
    --- ping statistics ---
    10 packets transmitted, 10 received, 0% packet loss, time 9007ms
    rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 204.234/211.018/214.420/2.485 ms

    The name ‘LowLatency’ is very misleading.

    February 5, 2015 @ 1:37 am | Reply
    • john:

      latency is relative to location

      February 5, 2015 @ 4:16 am | Reply
      • Erik:

        You can always ping from within their network, I usually get about 0.4-0.8 ms on good hosting places.

        February 5, 2015 @ 8:18 am | Reply
    • colibri:

      Ah a networking guru who is using the ping tool

      February 5, 2015 @ 7:36 pm | Reply
  2. Audiobox:

    using their services to host my website
    Running smooth

    February 5, 2015 @ 12:39 pm | Reply
  3. M:

    Just bought a VPS. Everything seems fine except their SolusVM is NOT secured by SSL. Ie. Username and password is being transmitted as clear text. Seriously? Sounds like amateur hour.

    February 6, 2015 @ 3:23 am | Reply

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