Average Bench: 43.8% (93rd of 105)

Based on 2,346 user benchmarks.  Model: Unknown 18GB

Below average average bench

The Unknown 18GB averaged 56.1% 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 65.8ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 16.3GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Unknown 18GB is 31%. 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 9.8GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 10.4GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,346 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.92 MC Read 16.3 22.3
8.52 MC Write 13.5 18.8
8.5 MC Mixed 15.6 22.4
43.3% 15.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.12 SC Read 10.4 13.7
6.6 SC Write 9.8 13.6
7.8 SC Mixed 11.5 15.4
30.2% 10.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
50.6 Latency 65.8 82.5
60.8% 65.8 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 16.7
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 16.6
43% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 11
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
null MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 14
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.2
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
null MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 15.7
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 7.1
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 9.8
24% 8.33 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
null MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 11.6
MC Mixed 15.5
40% 14.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 11.2
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
null MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 13.5
38% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 9.8
26% 9.07 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
null MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
MC Read 12.3
MC Write 11.5
MC Mixed 14
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 5.8
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 9
22% 7.7 GB/s
Latency 82.3
49% 82.3 ns
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $970

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