Average Bench: 93.7% (15th of 104)

Based on 294 user benchmarks.  Model: G.SKILL F4-3600C17-8GTZ 2x8GB

Excellent average bench

The G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB averaged just 6.3% 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 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 37.4GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 36.2GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB is 54%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 20.9GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 57.3ns

Average Bench

(Based on 294 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.8 MC Read 36 44.1
18.7 MC Write 36.2 45.9
19.2 MC Mixed 27.3 34.3
94.7% 33.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
13.3 SC Read 20.9 25.4
16.6 SC Write 37.4 49.7
16.2 SC Mixed 28.2 35.3
82.3% 28.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
44.3 Latency 57.3 81.6
69.8% 57.3 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 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 41
MC Write 45.6
MC Mixed 31.1
112% 39.2 GB/s
SC Read 25.4
SC Write 49.7
SC Mixed 36.4
106% 37.2 GB/s
Latency 44.5
90% 44.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 44.5
MC Write 42.5
MC Mixed 36
117% 41 GB/s
SC Read 26
SC Write 38.4
SC Mixed 29.7
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3867 MHz
MC Read 41.9
MC Write 44.8
MC Mixed 32
113% 39.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 46.7
SC Mixed 32.2
94% 33 GB/s
Latency 45.8
87% 45.8 ns
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Desktop 87%
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Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,351

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