Average Bench: 42.1% (65th of 72)

Based on 1,672 user benchmarks.  Model: Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB averaged 57.9% 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 Read Bench 18.1GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 82.2ns

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB is 23.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 7.82GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 9.42GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,672 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.96 MC Read 18.1 21.6
6.5 MC Write 11.5 15.5
8.76 MC Mixed 15.6 18.4
42.9% 15 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.6 SC Read 9.42 11.5
5.5 SC Write 7.82 9.1
7.52 SC Mixed 11.5 13.9
27.3% 9.57 GB/s
Min Avg Max
61.2 Latency 82.2 114
48.7% 82.2 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 @ 800 MHz
MC Read 21
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 18.4
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 14.3
33% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 17.7
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 13.9
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
2 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 16.2
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 11.8
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 17.2
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.4
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 13.2
MC Mixed 17.2
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 11
26% 9.23 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 19
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 17.4
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.4
27% 9.47 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 12.7
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 12.1
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 10.1
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.7
28% 9.7 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 ns
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Typical BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB Builds (Compare 9,214 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $410

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