Average Bench: 87.3% (30th of 104)

Based on 3,751 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Dominator CMD16GX4M2B3000C15 2x8GB

Very good average bench

The Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB averaged just 12.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 33.4GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 33.2GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB is 42.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 19.9GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 64.9ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,751 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.1 MC Read 33.2 41.1
22.9 MC Write 33.2 41.5
19.3 MC Mixed 26.9 34
88.8% 31.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
13.6 SC Read 19.9 24.8
19.6 SC Write 33.4 43.5
17.7 SC Mixed 26.2 32.2
75.7% 26.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
48.4 Latency 64.9 98.7
61.6% 64.9 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 28.2
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 33.5
SC Mixed 27.3
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2666 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 31.3
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 25.2
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 92.5
43% 92.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 25.3
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 22.3
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 73.9
54% 73.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2134 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 29
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 25.6
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 22
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 94.6
42% 94.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 28
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 25
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 21.1
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 21.7
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 25.6
SC Mixed 22.4
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 78.4
51% 78.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 23
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 17
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 77.3
52% 77.3 ns
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 Prices

Approx. $100 @ launch in Aug '15
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Typical Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB Builds (Compare 11,925 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,329

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