Average Bench: 86% (31st of 104)

Based on 3,597 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Dominator CMD16GX4M2B3000C15 2x8GB

Very good average bench

The Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB averaged just 13.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 33GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 32.8GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB is 46.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 19.7GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 65.7ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,597 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.4 MC Read 32.8 41.1
19 MC Write 32.4 40.6
18.4 MC Mixed 26.6 34.6
87.4% 30.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
13.6 SC Read 19.7 24.7
19.1 SC Write 33 43
16.9 SC Mixed 26 32
74.9% 26.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
48.7 Latency 65.7 100
60.9% 65.7 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
MC Read 44.1
MC Write 45.1
MC Mixed 33.2
117% 40.8 GB/s
SC Read 26.5
SC Write 50.2
SC Mixed 36.4
108% 37.7 GB/s
Latency 43.7
92% 43.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3100 MHz
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 30.2
102% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 33.1
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
MC Read 39.6
MC Write 36.2
MC Mixed 31.3
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 26.1
SC Write 35.1
SC Mixed 28.1
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,870,487 RAM Kits tested.

 Prices

Approx. $100 @ launch in Aug '15
AmazonUS $21526 mins
NeweggUS $22034 mins
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Typical Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB Builds (Compare 11,432 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,379

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