Average Bench: 79.1% (51st of 104)

Based on 14,467 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance LPX CMK16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB

Good average bench

The Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB averaged 20.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 30.3GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 29.9GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB is 39.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 18.2GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 70ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,467 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.6 MC Read 30.3 38
20.8 MC Write 29.9 36.2
16 MC Mixed 24.4 32.2
80.6% 28.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 SC Read 18.2 23.5
16.1 SC Write 29.2 37.5
14.9 SC Mixed 23.7 28.7
67.7% 23.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
55.5 Latency 70 99.5
57.2% 70 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 34.7
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 31.4
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 31.8
SC Mixed 24.1
72% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 93.9
43% 93.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2747 MHz
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 34.1
MC Mixed 26.8
90% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 37.6
SC Mixed 28.8
83% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 21.2
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 23.2
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
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Approx. $79 @ launch in Oct '14
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Typical Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB Builds (Compare 20,260 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,207

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