Real World Speed
Performance profile from 620,570 user samples
53,576 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% @ 3156 MHz
Worst Bench: 43% @ 2133 MHz
Poor: 43% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 72nd / 113
566,994 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% @ 3200 MHz
Worst Bench: 60% @ 2133 MHz
Poor: 60% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 35th / 113
Effective Speed
Effective RAM Speed
73 % 85 % Faster effective speed.
MC Read
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench
26.9 GB/s 33.9 GB/s Faster multi-core read.
MC Write
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench
27.1 GB/s 28.5 GB/s Slightly faster multi-core write.
MC Mixed
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench
23.7 GB/s 28.8 GB/s Faster multi-core mixed.
MC Read
16 Core Read Bench
32.5 GB/s 44.2 GB/s Much faster multi-core read.
MC Write
16 Core Write Bench
33.8 GB/s 42.4 GB/s Faster multi-core write.
MC Mixed
16 Core Mixed IO Bench
28.4 GB/s 37.6 GB/s Much faster multi-core mixed.
Market Share
Based on 47,758,588 RAM Kits tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % 1.69 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
47.7 % 104 % Hugely better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 62 % More popular.
Price (score)
$125 $67 Much cheaper.
82 Months 77 Months Slightly more recent.
SC Read
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench
16.9 GB/s 22.1 GB/s Much faster single-core read.
SC Write
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench
26.7 GB/s 28.3 GB/s Slightly faster single-core write.
SC Mixed
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench
22.5 GB/s 27.8 GB/s Faster single-core mixed.
SC Read
1 Core Read Bench
22.6 GB/s 30.2 GB/s Much faster single-core read.
SC Write
1 Core Write Bench
34.8 GB/s 44.2 GB/s Faster single-core write.
SC Mixed
1 Core Mixed IO Bench
27.6 GB/s 37.2 GB/s Much faster single-core mixed.
Avg. Physical RAM Latency
74.6 ns +1% 75.6 ns
Physical RAM Latency
61.4 ns 52.2 ns 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) December 2021 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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How it works

  • - 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 userbenchmark.com.
  • - 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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