Average Bench: 77.3% (55th of 105)

Based on 17,159 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance LPX CMK16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB

Good average bench

The Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB averaged 22.6% 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 29.7GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 29.1GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB is 38%. 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 17.7GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 71.2ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,159 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.7 MC Read 29.7 37.6
20.1 MC Write 29.1 35.8
16.8 MC Mixed 23.8 31.4
78.7% 27.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
12 SC Read 17.7 22.5
16.5 SC Write 28 36
15.2 SC Mixed 23 27.6
65.4% 22.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
56.3 Latency 71.2 101
56.2% 71.2 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 37.7
MC Write 35.6
MC Mixed 30.3
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 33.8
SC Mixed 26.9
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 75.9
53% 75.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 33.8
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 23.9
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 26.6
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 56.7
70% 56.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 33.6
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 22.5
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 26.7
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2134 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 27
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 22.1
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 90.2
44% 90.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 24.8
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 20.5
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
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Approx. $79 @ launch in Oct '14
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Typical Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB Builds (Compare 22,856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,095

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