Release date ≤ Q1 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 654,190 user samples
536 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 61% @ 2133 MHz
Worst Bench: 49% @ 1067 MHz
Poor: 49% Great: 61%
SPEED RANK: 90th / 115
653,654 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% @ 3200 MHz
Worst Bench: 61% @ 2133 MHz
Poor: 61% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 33rd / 115
Effective Speed
Effective RAM Speed
56.6 % 85.1 % Much faster effective speed.
MC Read
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench
21 GB/s 33.9 GB/s Much faster multi-core read.
MC Write
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench
19.9 GB/s 28.1 GB/s Much faster multi-core write.
MC Mixed
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench
17.4 GB/s 29.2 GB/s Much faster multi-core mixed.
MC Read
16 Core Read Bench
22.6 GB/s 43.8 GB/s Hugely faster multi-core read.
MC Write
16 Core Write Bench
22.7 GB/s 41.7 GB/s Hugely faster multi-core write.
MC Mixed
16 Core Mixed IO Bench
18.9 GB/s 37.6 GB/s Hugely faster multi-core mixed.
Market Share
Based on 63,772,496 RAM Kits tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.9 % Insanely higher market share.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 62 % More popular.
92+ Months Slightly more recent.
98 Months
SC Read
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench
16.1 GB/s 22.5 GB/s Much faster single-core read.
SC Write
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench
17.1 GB/s 28.1 GB/s Much faster single-core write.
SC Mixed
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench
17.3 GB/s 27.8 GB/s Much faster single-core mixed.
SC Read
1 Core Read Bench
18.2 GB/s 30.8 GB/s Much faster single-core read.
SC Write
1 Core Write Bench
19.3 GB/s 43.9 GB/s Hugely faster single-core write.
SC Mixed
1 Core Mixed IO Bench
19.3 GB/s 37.3 GB/s Hugely faster single-core mixed.
Avg. Physical RAM Latency
63.2 ns Lower access latency.
77.5 ns
Physical RAM Latency
58.6 ns 53.8 ns Slightly lower access latency.
8GB 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 2023 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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  • - 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.
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