Average Bench: 77.6% (55th of 104)

Based on 801 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMU16GX4 2x8GB

Good average bench

The Corsair CMU16GX4 2x8GB averaged 22.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair CMU16GX4 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 30.8GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 27.7GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair CMU16GX4 2x8GB is 58.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair CMU16GX4 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 103ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 18.7GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 801 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.5 MC Read 30.8 41.4
13.6 MC Write 27.7 35.3
12.1 MC Mixed 26.7 33.3
81.1% 28.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
14.6 SC Read 18.7 22.2
15.2 SC Write 27.2 37.4
14.8 SC Mixed 21.8 27
64.5% 22.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
85.2 Latency 103 110
38.9% 103 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 1067 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 30.9
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 24.2
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 27.1
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 22.3
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 27.3
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 22.1
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 26.3
81% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 21.5
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 26.6
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 22.1
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 25.8
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 20.5
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 25.5
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.7
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,833,093 RAM Kits tested.

Typical CMU16GX4 2x8GB Builds (Compare 6,008 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A32) - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,066

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