Release date ≤ Q1 2016.

Release date: Q3 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 764,538 user samples
110,884 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 114% @ 3200 MHz
Worst Bench: 59% @ 2133 MHz
Poor: 59% Great: 114%
SPEED RANK: 27th / 115
653,654 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% @ 3200 MHz
Worst Bench: 61% @ 2133 MHz
Poor: 61% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 32nd / 115
Effective Speed
Effective RAM Speed
87.5 % +3% 85.1 %
MC Read
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench
34.8 GB/s +3% 33.9 GB/s
MC Write
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench
29.4 GB/s +5% 28.1 GB/s
MC Mixed
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench
30.1 GB/s +3% 29.2 GB/s
MC Read
16 Core Read Bench
50.5 GB/s Faster multi-core read.
43.8 GB/s
MC Write
16 Core Write Bench
41.4 GB/s 41.7 GB/s +1%
MC Mixed
16 Core Mixed IO Bench
41 GB/s Slightly faster multi-core mixed.
37.6 GB/s
Market Share
Based on 67,358,358 RAM Kits tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.13 % 0.9 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
138 % 178 % Better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 62 % More popular.
Price (score)
$103 $39 Much cheaper.
101+ Months Slightly more recent.
107 Months
SC Read
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench
22.2 GB/s 22.5 GB/s +1%
SC Write
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench
28.4 GB/s +1% 28.1 GB/s
SC Mixed
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench
28.9 GB/s +4% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read
1 Core Read Bench
31 GB/s +1% 30.8 GB/s
SC Write
1 Core Write Bench
45.6 GB/s +4% 43.9 GB/s
SC Mixed
1 Core Mixed IO Bench
39.6 GB/s Slightly faster single-core mixed.
37.3 GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency
77 ns +1% 77.5 ns
Physical RAM Latency
54.2 ns 53.8 ns +1%
32GB 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]


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