Average Bench: 40.5% (96th of 105)

Based on 1,785 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB averaged 59.4% 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 74.8ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 17.3GB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB is 21.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 7.94GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 9.27GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,785 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.5 MC Read 17.3 20.9
6.3 MC Write 11.7 15.7
8.6 MC Mixed 13.6 16.7
40.6% 14.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.25 SC Read 9.27 11.6
5.8 SC Write 7.94 9.27
7.5 SC Mixed 10.8 13.1
26.6% 9.32 GB/s
Min Avg Max
61.6 Latency 74.8 99.3
53.5% 74.8 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 15.1
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 11
27% 9.57 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 14.4
46% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 11.6
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 15.5
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 13.8
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 11.2
28% 9.73 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 13.9
44% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 11.4
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 9
MC Mixed 13.2
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 6.8
SC Mixed 8.2
21% 7.3 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 6.3
MC Mixed 11.6
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 6.8
SC Mixed 10.2
24% 8.5 GB/s
Latency 76.7
52% 76.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
MC Read 8.3
MC Write 8.2
MC Mixed 7.8
23% 8.1 GB/s
SC Read 3.5
SC Write 4
SC Mixed 5.3
12% 4.27 GB/s
Latency 125
32% 125 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB Builds (Compare 12,815 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $488

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