NameCheap vs Arvixe

With so many Web hosts out there, it’s an excellent idea to look at side-by-side comparisons in order to find the one that works best for you. The following will compare and contrast NameCheap hosting with Arvixe hosting. At the end, we’ll let you know which host we’d recommend.

Similarities:

  • 24/7 customer support
  • Industry-standard cPanel
  • Both Linux and Windows-based servers
  • Wide-range of hosting plans

Major Differences:

  • Arvixe’s plans have better features, as NameCheap’s hosting plans come with caps across domains, disk space, databases and email addresses
  • Arvixe has a lengthy 60 day money-back guarantee, while NameCheap has an unusually short 14 day money-back guarantee
  • NameCheap is primarily a domain registrar
  • NameCheap does not offer phone support

Plans:

NameCheap hosting:
  • Shared
  • VPS
  • Dedicated
  • Reseller
  • Private Email hosting
  • WordPress available for installation
Arvixe hosting:
  • Personal
  • Business
  • Reseller
  • VPS
  • Dedicated
  • WordPress available for installation

Prices:

NameCheap has some of the cheapest hosting available. Their shared hosting can cost as low as $9.88/year, which comes out to about $0.82/month! Meanwhile, the cheapest shared hosting plan you can get with Arvixe costs around $4.00/month. However, it should be noted that NameCheap has expensive renewal prices, which evens the score a bit.

Conclusion:

It’s tough to pick a clear winner here, but if we had to recommend one, we’d say NameCheap. Although Arvixe has fewer plan limitations and a longer money-back guarantee, NameCheap’s incredibly cheap hosting is hard to pass up. Since their quality of performance is quite similar, NameCheap is certainly the better value choice.

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