Average Bench: 59.6% (51st of 70)

Based on 3,120 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung 2x4GB

Average average bench

The Samsung 2x4GB averaged 40.4% 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. 16 Core Write Bench 24.5GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 21GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 2x4GB is 40.5%. 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 12.6GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 107ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,120 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.3 MC Read 21 25.9
16.3 MC Write 24.5 47.3
14.2 MC Mixed 19.4 22
61.8% 21.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.5 SC Read 12.6 15.5
9.48 SC Write 20.7 25.9
8.67 SC Mixed 17.2 20.5
48.1% 16.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
76.7 Latency 107 156
37.6% 107 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 24
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 22.8
69% 24 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 21
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 23.3
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 20.2
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 19.9
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 23
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 21.3
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 21
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 113
36% 113 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 21.3
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 19.2
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 19.2
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 18.8
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 84.8
47% 84.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 20.8
64% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 15
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 113
36% 113 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.9
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 17.7
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 91.5
44% 91.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 18.3
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 18.2
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 16
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 15.6
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 16.5
SC Mixed 14.1
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop 55%
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Workstation 28%
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