Average Bench: 77.1% (35th of 70)

Based on 226 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMU16GX4 2x8GB

Good average bench

The Corsair CMU16GX4 2x8GB averaged 22.8% 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 30.7GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 28.2GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair CMU16GX4 2x8GB is 57.4%. 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 101ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 18.9GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 226 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.8 MC Read 30.7 41.3
12.4 MC Write 27.2 32.5
11.2 MC Mixed 26.1 31.4
80.1% 28 GB/s
Min Avg Max
13.8 SC Read 18.9 23.2
14 SC Write 28.2 39.1
13.7 SC Mixed 22.3 27.7
66% 23.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
84.1 Latency 101 111
39.5% 101 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 2666 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 31.7
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 28
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 90.8
44% 90.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2666 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 29.5
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 25.5
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 91
44% 91 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 27
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 21.7
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 26
78% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 20.5
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 24.9
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 18.3
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 22.4
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 14.5
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
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Typical CMU16GX4 2x8GB Builds (Compare 1,135 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $794

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