Average Bench: 93.5% (16th of 104)

Based on 42 user benchmarks.  Model: G.SKILL F4-3600C17-4GTZ 2x4GB

Excellent average bench

The G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x4GB averaged just 6.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x4GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 36.7GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 35.8GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x4GB is 52.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 20.5GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 67.8ns

Average Bench

(Based on 42 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.5 MC Read 35.8 50.1
10.4 MC Write 36.7 51.1
10.2 MC Mixed 28.6 42.9
96.3% 33.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
10.1 SC Read 20.5 27.6
12.7 SC Write 35.5 51.9
8.5 SC Mixed 26.9 38.6
78.9% 27.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
39.9 Latency 67.8 249
59% 67.8 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3334 MHz clocked @ 1667 MHz
MC Read 48
MC Write 44
MC Mixed 39.3
125% 43.8 GB/s
SC Read 27.1
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 34.2
99% 34.8 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 26.9
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 27.9
SC Mixed 22.1
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
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Typical Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x4GB Builds (Compare 466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 102%
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Gaming-ITX/ac

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,316

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