Average Bench: 52.8% (81st of 104)

Based on 474 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair XMS3 CMX8GX3M2A2000C9 2x4GB

Average average bench

The Corsair XMS3 DDR3 2000 C9 2x4GB averaged 47.1% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 63.4ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 19.2GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair XMS3 DDR3 2000 C9 2x4GB is 47%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair XMS3 DDR3 2000 C9 2x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13.9GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 14.8GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 474 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.8 MC Read 19.2 27.6
6.8 MC Write 18.3 28.1
9.96 MC Mixed 17.2 24.7
52.1% 18.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.5 SC Read 13.9 21
5.9 SC Write 14.8 21.7
7.7 SC Mixed 15.5 22.4
42.1% 14.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
47.4 Latency 63.4 82
63% 63.4 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 DDR3 clocked @ 2000 MHz
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 24.7
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 22
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 47.9
84% 47.9 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 20
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 18.3
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
2 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 21.2
65% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 11.6
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 17.2
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.63 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1067 MHz
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 13.2
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.9
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1067 MHz
MC Read 15
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 13
41% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 14.7
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM 800 MHz
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 12.3
32% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 5.9
SC Mixed 9.3
22% 7.83 GB/s
Latency 56.7
70% 56.7 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,870,861 RAM Kits tested.

Typical XMS3 DDR3 2000 C9 2x4GB Builds (Compare 7,563 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $745

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