Average Bench: 49.3% (90th of 105)

Based on 11,981 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance LP CML8GX3M2A1600C9 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB averaged 50.6% 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.


Avg. Physical RAM Latency 72.5ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 17.6GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB is 35.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 12.9GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 14.6GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 11,981 samples)
Min Avg Max
8.88 MC Read 17.6 22.2
8.28 MC Write 17.5 22.9
7.89 MC Mixed 15.6 20.1
48.4% 16.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.89 SC Read 12.9 17.3
6.68 SC Write 15.3 21
7.8 SC Mixed 14.6 19.3
40.8% 14.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
55.5 Latency 72.5 99.1
55.1% 72.5 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 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 20.3
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 16.4
52% 18 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 15.3
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.7
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 16
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,405,180 RAM Kits tested.

Typical Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB Builds (Compare 11,092 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $932

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