Average Bench: 60.3% (78th of 104)

Based on 5,210 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung 2x4GB

Above average average bench

The Samsung 2x4GB averaged 39.7% 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. 16 Core Write Bench 25.1GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 21.3GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 2x4GB is 34.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung 2x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 12.3GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 108ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,210 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.2 MC Read 21.3 26.2
17.6 MC Write 25.1 47.4
15.6 MC Mixed 19.7 21.9
62.9% 22 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.8 SC Read 12.3 15.6
10.9 SC Write 20.8 25.9
9.7 SC Mixed 17 20.9
47.6% 16.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
80.3 Latency 108 167
37% 108 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 23.9
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 21.5
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 20.5
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 21.6
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 18.8
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 88.3
45% 88.3 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 23.8
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 21.1
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 20.3
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 89.9
44% 89.9 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 23.4
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 20.9
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 20
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 20.3
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 20.3
54% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 98.8
40% 98.8 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 19.6
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 20.2
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 107
37% 107 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 20.8
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 17.6
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM LPDDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 17.9
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 14.4
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 93.5
43% 93.5 ns
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Typical 2x4GB Builds (Compare 1,802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
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Workstation 27%
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