Average Bench: 59.7% (51st of 70)

Based on 2,409 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung 2x4GB

Average average bench

The Samsung 2x4GB averaged 40.3% 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. 16 Core Write Bench 24.8GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 21.1GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 2x4GB is 43.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 2x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 12.5GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 104ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,409 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.3 MC Read 21.1 28.6
15.5 MC Write 24.8 47.8
14.1 MC Mixed 19.2 21.7
61.9% 21.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.4 SC Read 12.5 15.1
8.8 SC Write 20.4 25.5
9.42 SC Mixed 17.1 20.5
47.6% 16.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
77 Latency 104 145
38.4% 104 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 20.9
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 17
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 73.9
54% 73.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 21.4
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 19
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 20.9
63% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 19.4
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 98.9
40% 98.9 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 20.2
64% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 17.6
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 94.4
42% 94.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 20.9
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 19.1
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 88.4
45% 88.4 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.1
58% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 20.3
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 82.2
49% 82.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 7.7
MC Mixed 11.2
28% 9.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.3
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 8.3
22% 7.6 GB/s
Latency 82.9
48% 82.9 ns
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Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 28%
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