Average Bench: 45.4% (91st of 104)

Based on 2,379 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair XMS3 CMX8GX3M2A1333C9 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB averaged 54.5% 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 73.1ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 16.3GB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB is 28.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 12.1GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 13.5GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,379 samples)
Min Avg Max
8.8 MC Read 16.3 19.1
6.7 MC Write 15.8 19.5
7.9 MC Mixed 14.6 17.2
44.5% 15.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6 SC Read 12.1 15.5
5.7 SC Write 13.7 19.3
6.9 SC Mixed 13.5 17.7
37.5% 13.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
61.3 Latency 73.1 99.7
54.7% 73.1 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 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 16.4
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.2
50% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 16.1
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15.7
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 16.4
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 16.3
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 15.9
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 15.7
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 15.2
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 14.8
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 14.3
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM 800 MHz
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 7.8
MC Mixed 13.2
34% 11.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 9.5
23% 7.9 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz
MC Read 11.9
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 10.1
27% 9.57 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 8.8
20% 7 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
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Typical XMS3 DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB Builds (Compare 2,530 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8P67 - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $824

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