Average Bench: 30.4% (102nd of 104)

Based on 10,504 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G 1x8GB

Poor average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB averaged 69.5% 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 74.9ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 10.3GB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB is just 13.3%. 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 8.83GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 9.07GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,504 samples)
Min Avg Max
7.5 MC Read 10.3 11.7
6.55 MC Write 10.1 11.8
6.8 MC Mixed 9.07 10.2
28% 9.81 GB/s
Min Avg Max
5.26 SC Read 8.83 11.1
5.2 SC Write 9.29 11.9
5.6 SC Mixed 9.1 11.3
25.9% 9.07 GB/s
Min Avg Max
59.9 Latency 74.9 113
53.4% 74.9 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 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 12.7
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 10
33% 11.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.5
37% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 11
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 9.5
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 11.9
SC Mixed 11.1
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 11
MC Write 10.8
MC Mixed 10.4
31% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 8.2
25% 8.6 GB/s
Latency 78.2
51% 78.2 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 9.3
28% 9.87 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 10
SC Mixed 9.6
27% 9.5 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 10
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 8.8
28% 9.77 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 8.6
26% 9.2 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 9
MC Write 9.5
MC Mixed 8.7
26% 9.07 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 8.2
25% 8.67 GB/s
Latency 75.6
53% 75.6 ns
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 7.4
MC Write 7.4
MC Mixed 6.9
21% 7.23 GB/s
SC Read 7.3
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 7.5
22% 7.6 GB/s
Latency 76.5
52% 76.5 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 8.2
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 6.9
21% 7.3 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 6.2
SC Mixed 6.4
18% 6.33 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB Builds (Compare 13,374 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $620

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