Average Bench: 43.5% (63rd of 70)

Based on 759 user benchmarks.  Model: Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB averaged 56.4% 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 73.9ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 18.6GB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB is 20.4%. 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 7.99GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 9.55GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 759 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.8 MC Read 18.6 21.5
6.71 MC Write 11.8 15.6
9.41 MC Mixed 16 18.4
44.2% 15.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.9 SC Read 9.55 11.4
6.11 SC Write 7.99 9.2
8.41 SC Mixed 11.8 14
28% 9.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
60.7 Latency 73.9 101
54.1% 73.9 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
MC Mixed 17.7
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 13.2
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 16.9
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 12.1
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 16.6
46% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 12
28% 9.73 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 8.3
MC Mixed 17.3
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.7 GB/s
Latency 90.7
44% 90.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 18
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 15.9
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 11.1
26% 8.97 GB/s
Latency 94.1
42% 94.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 14.5
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 7
SC Mixed 10.1
24% 8.4 GB/s
Latency 86.4
46% 86.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 10.2
MC Write 9.7
MC Mixed 8.9
27% 9.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 10
25% 8.83 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
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Typical BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB Builds (Compare 5,397 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $413

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