Average Bench: 55.2% (53rd of 72)

Based on 7,287 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX 4x4GB

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB averaged 44.7% 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 66.8ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 19.9GB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB is 27.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 14.5GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 16.8GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,287 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.4 MC Read 19.9 27.1
13.1 MC Write 19.9 26.5
13.9 MC Mixed 17.6 21.9
54.7% 19.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
8.66 SC Read 14.5 18.2
8 SC Write 16.9 22.7
10.3 SC Mixed 16.8 21
46% 16.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
54 Latency 66.8 80.7
59.9% 66.8 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 42.3
MC Mixed 36.8
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 13.6
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 20.1
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 20.2
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 18.4
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 19.8
52% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 16.7
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 17.5
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 15
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 17.3
SC Mixed 16.9
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 16.8
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 12.7
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,919,299 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB Builds (Compare 6,742 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $758

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