Average Bench: 68.7% (75th of 104)

Based on 353 user benchmarks.  Model: Crucial BLS4G4D240FSA.8FADG 2x4GB

Above average average bench

The Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB averaged 31.2% 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 26.6GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 25.4GB/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 353 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.4 MC Read 25.4 31.2
14.5 MC Write 26.6 33.1
12.2 MC Mixed 20.9 25.1
69.4% 24.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 SC Read 15.5 19.3
13.3 SC Write 25 33
12.2 SC Mixed 20.3 25.4
57.9% 20.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
58 Latency 69 93.4
58% 69 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 31.8
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 28.3
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 30.1
SC Mixed 22.8
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 96.4
42% 96.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 23.2
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 24.3
72% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 60.1
67% 60.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 22.5
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 22.2
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 21.8
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 15.1
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 21
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 17.8
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 20.6
69% 24 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 19.4
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 74.8
54% 74.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 12.2
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 12.6
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,864,346 RAM Kits tested.

Typical Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB Builds (Compare 14,137 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,070

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