Average Bench: 30.8% (68th of 70)

Based on 6,519 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G 1x8GB

Poor average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB averaged 69.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 73.9ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 10.4GB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB is just 12.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 9.01GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 9.12GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,519 samples)
Min Avg Max
8 MC Read 10.4 11.6
7.3 MC Write 10.3 11.8
7 MC Mixed 9.12 10.2
28.3% 9.91 GB/s
Min Avg Max
5.79 SC Read 9.01 11
5.6 SC Write 9.48 12.1
6.18 SC Mixed 9.23 11.3
26.4% 9.24 GB/s
Min Avg Max
59.1 Latency 73.9 108
54.1% 73.9 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 11
MC Write 11.4
MC Mixed 9.7
31% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 11.5
SC Mixed 11
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 11.4
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 9.4
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 10.7
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 10
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 10.8
SC Mixed 10
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 9.9
MC Write 11
MC Mixed 8.9
28% 9.93 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 10.7
SC Mixed 9.8
28% 9.73 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 9.1
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 10.3
28% 9.63 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 11
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 9.5
29% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 9.4
26% 9.13 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 9.7
MC Write 9
MC Mixed 8.7
26% 9.13 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 10
SC Mixed 9.3
27% 9.57 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 9.6
MC Write 9.3
MC Mixed 8.5
26% 9.13 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 10.1
SC Mixed 9.6
27% 9.6 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 9.2
MC Mixed 7.4
26% 9.13 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 8.3
26% 9.03 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB Builds (Compare 10,461 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $622

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