Average Bench: 76.9% (36th of 70)

Based on 320 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMU16GX4 2x8GB

Good average bench

The Corsair CMU16GX4 2x8GB averaged 23.1% 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 30.5GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 27.8GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair CMU16GX4 2x8GB is 56.6%. 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 102ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 18.8GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 320 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.1 MC Read 30.5 41.1
12.7 MC Write 27.2 32.5
11.4 MC Mixed 26.1 31.4
79.9% 28 GB/s
Min Avg Max
14.3 SC Read 18.8 22.6
14.7 SC Write 27.8 38.6
13.9 SC Mixed 22.1 27.6
65.4% 22.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
85.1 Latency 102 111
39.4% 102 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 41.1
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 31.3
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 95
42% 95 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 27.6
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 22.9
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 100
40% 100 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 31
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 27.6
84% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 23.2
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 27.4
84% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 22.3
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 26.9
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 22
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 26.4
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 22.2
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 98.7
40% 98.7 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 25.6
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 28.4
SC Mixed 23.3
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 104
38% 104 ns
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Typical CMU16GX4 2x8GB Builds (Compare 1,535 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $736

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