Average Bench: 47.6% (92nd of 105)

Based on 3,703 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance CMZ4GX3M1A1600C9 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB averaged 52.4% 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 70.7ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 17.1GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB is 34.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 12.3GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 13.9GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,703 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.1 MC Read 17.1 22.2
8.4 MC Write 16.6 22.9
8.1 MC Mixed 15.2 19.8
46.6% 16.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.7 SC Read 12.3 17.1
6.7 SC Write 14.1 20.5
7.38 SC Mixed 13.9 19.2
38.5% 13.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
56 Latency 70.7 104
56.6% 70.7 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 @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 19.8
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 18
48% 17 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 19.3
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 17.1
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 18.1
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 17.1
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 19
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 16.3
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 17.3
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 13.3
31% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 15.3
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 4.9
SC Mixed 8.1
20% 7.07 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 8.5
MC Mixed 8.2
25% 8.63 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 9
26% 9.13 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
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Typical Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB Builds (Compare 6,243 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $530

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