Real World Speed
Performance profile from 654,851 user samples
653,654 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% @ 3200 MHz
Worst Bench: 61% @ 2133 MHz
Poor: 61% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 32nd / 115
1,197 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 172% @ 3600 MHz
Worst Bench: 72% @ 800 MHz
Poor: 72% Great: 172%
SPEED RANK: 2nd / 115
Effective Speed
Effective RAM Speed
85.1 % 116 % Much faster effective speed.
MC Read
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench
33.9 GB/s 44.5 GB/s Much faster multi-core read.
MC Write
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench
28.1 GB/s 47.2 GB/s Much faster multi-core write.
MC Mixed
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench
29.2 GB/s 39.6 GB/s Much faster multi-core mixed.
MC Read
16 Core Read Bench
43.8 GB/s 76.7 GB/s Much faster multi-core read.
MC Write
16 Core Write Bench
41.7 GB/s 80.6 GB/s Hugely faster multi-core write.
MC Mixed
16 Core Mixed IO Bench
37.6 GB/s 71.1 GB/s Hugely faster multi-core mixed.
Market Share
Based on 67,255,591 RAM Kits tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.96 % Insanely higher market share.
0.01 %
Value For Money
174 % Much better value.
108 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % Slightly more popular.
58 %
Price (score)
$40 Hugely cheaper.
106 Months 101 Months +5%
SC Read
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench
22.5 GB/s Faster single-core read.
19.6 GB/s
SC Write
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench
28.1 GB/s 31.5 GB/s Faster single-core write.
SC Mixed
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench
27.8 GB/s +2% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read
1 Core Read Bench
30.8 GB/s +0% 30.7 GB/s
SC Write
1 Core Write Bench
43.9 GB/s 46.5 GB/s Slightly faster single-core write.
SC Mixed
1 Core Mixed IO Bench
37.3 GB/s 40.4 GB/s Slightly faster single-core mixed.
Avg. Physical RAM Latency
77.5 ns 68.5 ns Lower access latency.
Physical RAM Latency
53.8 ns 50.7 ns Slightly lower access latency.
16GB 64GB

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) May 2024 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 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 value for money upgrades.

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  • - 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
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware

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Intel Core i5-12600K $159Nvidia RTX 4060 $290Crucial MX500 250GB $39
Intel Core i5-12400F $109Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $385Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $80
Intel Core i5-13600K $260Nvidia RTX 4070 $550Samsung 870 Evo 250GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $40SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $48SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $62G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $351SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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