Average Bench: 49.4% (61st of 70)

Based on 20,832 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB averaged 50.5% 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 69.3ns
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 34.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13.1GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 14.7GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,832 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.28 MC Read 17.7 22.3
8.46 MC Write 17.5 22.9
8.3 MC Mixed 15.8 20.1
48.6% 17 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.8 SC Read 13.1 17.7
6.88 SC Write 15.2 21.1
7.68 SC Mixed 14.7 19.8
40.9% 14.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
54.7 Latency 69.3 94.9
57.7% 69.3 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 22.8
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 20.4
63% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.9
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 19.1
60% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 18.4
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.8
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 16.8
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 17.7
48% 17 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 19
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.6
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 14.3
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 16.9
MC Mixed 14.9
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 14.6
SC Mixed 13.9
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 13.5
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 13.3
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 13.7
33% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 75.3
53% 75.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 10.5
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 9.7
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 11
SC Mixed 9.1
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
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Typical Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB Builds (Compare 6,653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $340

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,092

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