Average Bench: 59.4% (77th of 104)

Based on 4,895 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung 2x4GB

Average average bench

The Samsung 2x4GB averaged 40.6% 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 24.2GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 21.1GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 2x4GB is 31.4%. 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 107ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,895 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.2 MC Read 21.1 24.2
17.1 MC Write 24.2 44
15.4 MC Mixed 19.5 21.9
61.8% 21.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.3 SC Read 12.3 15.8
10.2 SC Write 20.4 25.6
9.72 SC Mixed 16.9 20.9
47.3% 16.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
79 Latency 107 160
37.5% 107 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 49.1
MC Mixed 20.3
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 19.9
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 81.9
49% 81.9 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 43.5
MC Mixed 18
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 12.6
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 98.6
41% 98.6 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 23.8
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 22.3
69% 24 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 21
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 80.9
49% 80.9 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 21.6
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 16.9
SC Mixed 17.6
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 100
40% 100 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 20.5
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 19
56% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 80.8
50% 80.8 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 19.6
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 17.6
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 88.5
45% 88.5 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 20.6
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 17
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 91.2
44% 91.2 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 20.2
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 18.7
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 97.6
41% 97.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM LPDDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 17.3
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 10.8
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 94.2
42% 94.2 ns
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 28%
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