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SnowVPS - KVM VPS Offers out of Chicago, as low as $18 a year!

SnowVPS has recently sent in a new offer to LowEndBox! They are offering KVM based virtual services out of Chicago, IL. We understand these are discounted prices specifically for the community.
We hope you enjoy what they have to offer and we look forward to hearing any of your questions/comments/feedback below!

You can find their ToS/Legal Docs here. They accept Credit Cards, PayPal, and Bitcoins/Altcoins as payment methods.

Here’s what they had to say: 

“SnowVPS is a web server provider with servers based out of Chicago, Illinois. We provide both KVM and OpenVZ virtualized servers, and all of our plans use SSD drives to offer blazing high performance. What sets us apart is the personalized and human experience you get when you are a SnowVPS customer. From day one, one on one support is always available to assist you around the clock. When you contact us, you are getting a human on the other line, guaranteed. Additionally, we run all of our servers on enterprise grade equipment (with redundant power) – so you can be assured uptime and performance are at the forefront of our priorities when deploying infrastructure. We are overall here to make your hosting experience smooth, and if there is anything we can help you with, please don’t hesitate to contact us!”

Here are the offers: 


  • 1 vCPU
  • 1024MB RAM
  • 10GB SSD
  • 2TB Bandwidth
  • 1Gbps Network
  • 1 IPv4 Address
  • Full Root Access
  • SolusVM/KVM
  • Docker Supported
  • $18/yr
  • [ORDER]


  • 2 vCPU’s
  • 2048MB RAM
  • 25GB SSD
  • 2TB Bandwidth
  • 1Gbps Network
  • 1 IPv4 Address
  • Full Root Access
  • SolusVM/KVM
  • Docker Supported
  • $30/yr
  • [ORDER]


  • 4 vCPU’s
  • 4096MB RAM
  • 35GB SSD
  • 2TB Bandwidth
  • 1Gbps Network
  • 1 IPv4 Address
  • Full Root Access
  • SolusVM/KVM
  • Docker Supported
  • $54/yr
  • [ORDER]


SnowVPS’ datacenter is located within the DuPont Fabros CH1 facility in Elk Grove Village, IL (just directly outside of Chicago).

The network blend consists of GTT and SCNET, please find a test IP & file below:

Test IPv4:

Test file:

Host Node Specifications:

KVM Host Node Specifications:

– Dual Intel Xeon E5-2620v2


– 8x 1TB Samsung 860 PRO Series SSD

– LSI Hardware RAID-10 with LSI 9271

– Dual/Redundant Power Supply

– 1Gbps Network Uplink

Please let us know if you have any questions/comments and enjoy!



  1. Olivia:

    Any bench.sh output?

    August 31, 2019 @ 10:36 am | Reply
  2. BKM:

    I have several of the 4gb KVM servers from SnowVPS. If you don’t mind a little slower response to service tickets, the servers are performing fairly well for a good price. Just picked up my 3rd with them today. Their Ubuntu 18.04 image is bad. So, until they get it fixed you will have to get the Ubuntu 16.04 and then run the apt-get dist-upgrade to get it up to 18.04. By the time this gets posted it will probably already be fixed.

    I have had some servers running for 6 months now and for my development and testing work they are great. I only had one server stall during that time and I just rebooted it and all was well. I use uptimerobot to monitor all of my servers and these have tracked better than some of my more expensive servers.

    As always – Your mileage may vary ;)

    August 31, 2019 @ 1:32 pm | Reply
  3. ks:

    autoinstall doesn’t work, such a waste of time. i tried n3servers, snowVPS and superbvps, NONE of the three auto-installs WTF. so frustrated with these one-day hostings.

    August 31, 2019 @ 10:11 pm | Reply
    • Olivia:

      Thanks for your review.

      September 4, 2019 @ 6:30 am | Reply
  4. Jeff Liu:

    The linux os will not set up automatically? and client cannot reinstall the OS by himself?

    September 1, 2019 @ 10:38 am | Reply
  5. KAL32:

    Im also suffering from this issue

    September 3, 2019 @ 11:32 am | Reply
  6. Simone Scanavini:

    Really poor technical support. Ubuntu autoinstallation is not working and I have already wasted 3 hours trying to explain to their technicians without success.

    September 3, 2019 @ 11:48 am | Reply
  7. Bedla:

    Invoice was for $4.50. After click to pay button the price is increased with VAT ($5.44), which is not mentioned in the invoice. Then after click to button “Pay USD 5.44” it is redirected to Paypal, and there is VAT included again! The final price is $6.38. Sorry, I am not going to pay this…

    September 6, 2019 @ 5:20 pm | Reply

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