Average Bench: 105% (3rd of 70)

Based on 10 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Dominator CMD16GX3M2A21 4x8GB

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Dominator DDR3 4x8GB averaged 5.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Dominator DDR3 4x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 42.8GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 41.4GB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Dominator DDR3 4x8GB is 74.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Corsair Dominator DDR3 4x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 13.3GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 13.4GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.6 MC Read 42.8 51.1
15.3 MC Write 41.4 48.9
15.1 MC Mixed 40.2 48.7
118% 41.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
9.9 SC Read 16.2 19.7
9.3 SC Write 13.3 16.7
11 SC Mixed 13.4 15.8
40.8% 14.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
51.5 Latency 59.7 72.3
67% 59.7 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 51.1
MC Write 48.9
MC Mixed 48.7
142% 49.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 15.8
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 48.7
MC Write 47.1
MC Mixed 45.6
135% 47.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 14.8
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 47.6
MC Write 47.1
MC Mixed 45.2
133% 46.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 14.1
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 47.5
MC Write 46.2
MC Mixed 46.4
133% 46.7 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 13.5
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 47.1
MC Write 45.4
MC Mixed 46.4
132% 46.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 12.8
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,861,434 RAM Kits tested.

Typical Dominator DDR3 4x8GB Builds (Compare 52 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asrock X79 Extreme11

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,109

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