Average Bench: 68.6% (47th of 72)

Based on 334 user benchmarks.  Model: Crucial BLS4G4D240FSA.8FADG 2x4GB

Above average average bench

The Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB averaged 31.3% 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 26.5GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 25.3GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB is 41.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 15.5GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 20.3GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 334 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.4 MC Read 25.3 31
14.5 MC Write 26.5 33.1
12.2 MC Mixed 20.9 25.1
69.3% 24.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 SC Read 15.5 19.3
13.4 SC Write 25 33
12.2 SC Mixed 20.3 25.4
57.8% 20.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
58.1 Latency 69.1 93.3
57.9% 69.1 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 DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 24.3
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 22.6
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 24
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 23.1
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 23.1
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 75.7
53% 75.7 ns
2 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 21.9
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 19.9
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 19.9
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 21.5
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 21.2
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 20.6
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 14
43% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 14.5
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 75
53% 75 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,913,568 RAM Kits tested.

Typical Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB Builds (Compare 12,924 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $967

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