Release date ≈ Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 298,829 user samples
75 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% @ 1600 MHz
Worst Bench: 75% @ 1067 MHz
Poor: 75% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 23rd / 113
298,754 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% @ 3200 MHz
Worst Bench: 62% @ 2133 MHz
Poor: 62% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 33rd / 113
Effective Speed
Effective RAM Speed
88.6 % +3% 85.9 %
MC Read
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench
36.8 GB/s Slightly faster multi-core read.
33.7 GB/s
MC Write
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench
30.5 GB/s +4% 29.2 GB/s
MC Mixed
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench
29.4 GB/s 29.4 GB/s
MC Read
16 Core Read Bench
42.9 GB/s 44 GB/s +3%
MC Write
16 Core Write Bench
34.2 GB/s 42.2 GB/s Faster multi-core write.
MC Mixed
16 Core Mixed IO Bench
32.5 GB/s 37.4 GB/s Faster multi-core mixed.
Market Share
Based on 32,650,495 RAM Kits tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 2.03 % Insanely higher market share.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 92 % Hugely more popular.
42+ Months Much more recent.
62 Months
SC Read
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench
21.2 GB/s 21.8 GB/s +3%
SC Write
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench
33.2 GB/s Faster single-core write.
28.8 GB/s
SC Mixed
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench
24.6 GB/s 28 GB/s Faster single-core mixed.
SC Read
1 Core Read Bench
25.3 GB/s 27.5 GB/s Slightly faster single-core read.
SC Write
1 Core Write Bench
41.9 GB/s 44.2 GB/s Slightly faster single-core write.
SC Mixed
1 Core Mixed IO Bench
28.7 GB/s 36.4 GB/s Faster single-core mixed.
Avg. Physical RAM Latency
91 ns 76.3 ns Lower access latency.
Physical RAM Latency
76 ns 51.8 ns Much lower access latency.
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) September 2020 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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  • - 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.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
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