Average Bench: 49.2% (62nd of 70)

Based on 17,965 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB averaged 50.8% 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 68.3ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 17.7GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB is 35%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 14.7GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,965 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.2 MC Read 17.7 22.6
8.3 MC Write 17.2 23
8.3 MC Mixed 15.7 20.3
48.2% 16.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.2 SC Read 13 17.7
6.99 SC Write 15 21.1
8 SC Mixed 14.7 19.9
40.7% 14.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
54.6 Latency 68.3 87.3
58.5% 68.3 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 @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 19.6
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 19.9
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 18.8
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 19
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 19.2
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 18.8
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 12.5
SC Mixed 13.7
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.7
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 16.5
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 16.9
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 15.4
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 78.8
51% 78.8 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 17.3
MC Mixed 15.3
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 15.3
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
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Typical Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB Builds (Compare 5,659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $340

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,202

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