Average Bench: 44.1% (63rd of 70)

Based on 277 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair XMS3 CMX4GX3M2A1600C9 2x2GB

Below average average bench

The Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x2GB 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 71.7ns
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 31.9%. 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 12.6GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 277 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.3 MC Read 16.3 21
6.4 MC Write 14.6 22.1
8.5 MC Mixed 14.5 19.1
43.2% 15.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.19 SC Read 11.4 16.3
5.79 SC Write 12.6 18.8
6.89 SC Mixed 12.7 18.1
34.9% 12.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
57.1 Latency 71.7 98.4
55.8% 71.7 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 @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 16.3
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 15.6
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 17.3
MC Mixed 15.5
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 14.7
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 13.2
MC Mixed 13
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 11.4
28% 9.77 GB/s
Latency 77.1
52% 77.1 ns
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 12.5
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 13
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 11.6
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 12.2
SC Mixed 11.5
33% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 75.4
53% 75.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM 667 MHz
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 12.5
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 9.7
22% 7.63 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM 667 MHz
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 7.3
22% 7.77 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 6.3
18% 6.4 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,476,921 RAM Kits tested.

Typical XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x2GB Builds (Compare 988 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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