Average Bench: 43.1% (63rd of 70)

Based on 1,011 user benchmarks.  Model: Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB averaged 56.8% 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 74.2ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 18.3GB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB is 21.3%. 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 8GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 9.52GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,011 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.6 MC Read 18.3 21.6
6.7 MC Write 11.7 15.6
9.15 MC Mixed 15.8 18.4
43.6% 15.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.6 SC Read 9.52 11.4
6.15 SC Write 8 9.24
8.45 SC Mixed 11.8 13.9
27.9% 9.76 GB/s
Min Avg Max
60.9 Latency 74.2 104
53.9% 74.2 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 21.1
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 17.8
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 13.2
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 18
52% 18 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 13.7
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 17.8
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 14.3
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 18
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 12.3
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 17
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 12.8
28% 9.73 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 17
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 12.3
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 17.5
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 11.4
27% 9.57 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 8.2
MC Mixed 17.3
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 13
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 94.7
42% 94.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 9.7
26% 9.27 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 9.2
24% 8.3 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
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Typical BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB Builds (Compare 7,213 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $417

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