Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,164,502 user samples
558,010 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% @ 3600 MHz
Worst Bench: 47% @ 2133 MHz
Poor: 47% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 55th / 113
606,492 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% @ 3200 MHz
Worst Bench: 61% @ 2133 MHz
Poor: 61% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 33rd / 113
Effective Speed
Effective RAM Speed
80 % 85.2 % Slightly faster effective speed.
MC Read
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench
31.7 GB/s 33.8 GB/s Slightly faster multi-core read.
MC Write
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench
27.9 GB/s 28.6 GB/s +3%
MC Mixed
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench
26.4 GB/s 29 GB/s Slightly faster multi-core mixed.
MC Read
16 Core Read Bench
41.3 GB/s 43.9 GB/s Slightly faster multi-core read.
MC Write
16 Core Write Bench
39.2 GB/s 41.5 GB/s Slightly faster multi-core write.
MC Mixed
16 Core Mixed IO Bench
34.4 GB/s 37.8 GB/s Slightly faster multi-core mixed.
Market Share
Based on 52,898,398 RAM Kits tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.83 % 1.63 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
97.4 % 110 % Better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
61 % 61 %
Price (score)
$67 $63 Slightly cheaper.
93 Months 84 Months Slightly more recent.
SC Read
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench
20 GB/s 22 GB/s Slightly faster single-core read.
SC Write
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench
27 GB/s 28.5 GB/s Slightly faster single-core write.
SC Mixed
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench
24.6 GB/s 27.6 GB/s Faster single-core mixed.
SC Read
1 Core Read Bench
27.2 GB/s 29.5 GB/s Slightly faster single-core read.
SC Write
1 Core Write Bench
40.9 GB/s 43.9 GB/s Slightly faster single-core write.
SC Mixed
1 Core Mixed IO Bench
33.8 GB/s 37 GB/s Slightly faster single-core mixed.
Avg. Physical RAM Latency
83 ns 76.6 ns Slightly lower access latency.
Physical RAM Latency
53.3 ns 53 ns +1%
16GB 16GB

For both gamers and desktop users 2x8GB 3200Mhz C16 RAM sits in the sweet spot for price to performance. Given its prolific popularity, the Corsair Vengeance LPX kit is almost guaranteed to work with every motherboard. We use this kit extensively in our EFps Lab at UserBenchmark. [Mar '20 RAMPro]


Memory Kit Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2022 RAM Rankings.

We calculate effective RAM speed which measures performance for typical desktop users. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top Memory Kits. [RAMPro]


Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
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