Average Bench: 65.9% (49th of 70)

Based on 432 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4 4x4GB

Above average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB averaged 34.1% 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.


Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 26.3GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 24.3GB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB is 61.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 11GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 12.3GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 432 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.1 MC Read 26.3 41.3
10.1 MC Write 24.3 40.4
14.1 MC Mixed 23.9 36.9
70.9% 24.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
8.16 SC Read 12.5 17.1
7.37 SC Write 11 15.5
9.86 SC Mixed 12.3 14.3
34% 11.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
58.1 Latency 70 82
57.1% 70 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 30.6
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 12.4
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 30.2
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 12.4
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 12.2
MC Mixed 17.1
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 13.4
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,352,478 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB Builds (Compare 1,216 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 52%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 - $380

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,295

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