Average Bench: 85.6% (32nd of 104)

Based on 1,892 user benchmarks.  Model: G.SKILL F4-3000C15-8GTZB 2x8GB

Very good average bench

The G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB averaged just 14.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 32.6GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 32.5GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB is 45.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 19.1GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 64.5ns

Average Bench

(Based on 1,892 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.5 MC Read 32.5 40.5
20.3 MC Write 32.6 40.4
17.3 MC Mixed 26.3 34.3
87% 30.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
13.2 SC Read 19.1 23.3
19.3 SC Write 32.5 42.4
16.8 SC Mixed 25.6 32
73.5% 25.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
48.6 Latency 64.5 98.2
62% 64.5 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 37.3
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 31.3
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 31.7
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 27.3
98% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 41.5
SC Mixed 30.5
91% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 24.5
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 22
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,310,214 RAM Kits tested.


Approx. $109 @ launch in Oct '15
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Desktop 86%
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Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,312

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