Average Bench: 86.5% - 21st / 70

Based on 1,215 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 2x8GB

Very good average bench

The Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 2x8GB averaged just 13.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 33.9GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 33.6GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 2x8GB is 50.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 19.1GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 58ns

Average Bench

(Based on 1,215 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.9 MC Read 32 39.5
20.3 MC Write 33.6 42.9
16.9 MC Mixed 26 34.5
87.2% 30.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
12.8 SC Read 19.1 23.5
19 SC Write 33.9 45.3
16.3 SC Mixed 25.9 32.3
75.2% 26.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
48.1 Latency 58 71.4
69% 58 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 @ 2933 MHz
MC Read 33.9
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 27.8
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 27.9
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 21.1
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 23.2
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 20.4
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 22.2
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns

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Typical CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 2x8GB Builds (Compare 6,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 89%
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Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $876

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