Average Bench: 44.1% (91st of 104)

Based on 2,186 user benchmarks.  Model: Unknown 18GB

Below average average bench

The Unknown 18GB averaged 55.9% 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. Physical RAM Latency 66.5ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 16.5GB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Unknown 18GB is 29%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Unknown 18GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 9.76GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 10.3GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,186 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.5 MC Read 16.5 22.3
8.77 MC Write 13.7 18.7
9 MC Mixed 15.8 22.4
43.8% 15.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.1 SC Read 10.3 13.6
6.4 SC Write 9.76 13.7
7.47 SC Mixed 11.5 15.3
30.1% 10.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
50.9 Latency 66.5 84.9
60.1% 66.5 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
null MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
MC Read 23
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 22.6
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 15.5
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
null MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 15.4
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 11.7
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
null MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 2048, 2048, 2048 MB
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 15.8
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 9.9
26% 9.27 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
null MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 12
MC Mixed 14.6
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 10.3
27% 9.4 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
null MHz
4096, 1024, 4096, 1024, 4096, 4096 MB
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 12.5
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 10.2
27% 9.4 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
null MHz
4096, 1024, 4096, 1024, 4096, 4096 MB
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 11.6
MC Mixed 12
35% 12.3 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 10.2
27% 9.53 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
null MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
MC Read 12.9
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 11.9
34% 11.9 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 8.4
23% 7.93 GB/s
Latency 76.9
52% 76.9 ns
null MHz
2048, 4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 9.3
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 7.4
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 8.6
21% 7.47 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $970

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