Average Bench: 44% (63rd of 70)

Based on 389 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair XMS3 CMX4GX3M2A1600C9 2x2GB

Below average average bench

The Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x2GB averaged 56.0% 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 72.4ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 16.3GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x2GB is 33.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x2GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 11.4GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 12.5GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 389 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.2 MC Read 16.3 21.4
6.4 MC Write 14.5 22.2
8.2 MC Mixed 14.4 19.1
43.1% 15.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
5.8 SC Read 11.4 16.6
5.55 SC Write 12.5 18.8
6.65 SC Mixed 12.8 18.2
35% 12.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
56.9 Latency 72.4 101
55.3% 72.4 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 20.3
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 19
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 17.8
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 18.2
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.1
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 16.6
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 16.3
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 16.6
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16.7
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 12.9
SC Mixed 13.7
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.9
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 14.7
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 15.1
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 13.9
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM 1647 MHz
MC Read 17
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 14.3
38% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 10.7
28% 9.63 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM 667 MHz
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 7.6
23% 7.9 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 6.2
SC Mixed 7.5
20% 6.87 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
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Typical XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x2GB Builds (Compare 941 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M4A89GTD-PRO/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $433

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