Average Bench: 53.9% (81st of 104)

Based on 899 user benchmarks.  Model: Unknown DDR3 1600 2x8GB

Average average bench

The Unknown DDR3 1600 2x8GB averaged 46.0% 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 69.1ns
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 19.8GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Unknown DDR3 1600 2x8GB is 30.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Unknown DDR3 1600 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 14.2GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 16.7GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 899 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.7 MC Read 19.2 22.6
10.6 MC Write 19.8 23.2
9.15 MC Mixed 16.7 19.9
53% 18.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
8.4 SC Read 14.2 17.6
9.6 SC Write 18 23.2
9.41 SC Mixed 16.8 20.8
46.7% 16.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
56.9 Latency 69.1 81.7
57.9% 69.1 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 DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 18.7
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 18.6
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 18.7
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 18.6
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 80.5
50% 80.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 15.7
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.1
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 16.5
50% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 16
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.4
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 15.3
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 78.6
51% 78.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 14.7
44% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 15.5
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 81.8
49% 81.8 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,784,535 RAM Kits tested.

Typical DDR3 1600 2x8GB Builds (Compare 7,548 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $969

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