Average Bench: 85.7% (37th of 105)

Based on 6,859 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Dominator CMD16GX4M2B3000C15 2x8GB

Very good average bench

The Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB averaged just 14.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 32.5GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 32.1GB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB is 61%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 19.5GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 65.3ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,859 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.7 MC Read 32.5 41.1
14.6 MC Write 32.1 39.9
12.6 MC Mixed 26.8 34.6
87% 30.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
13 SC Read 19.5 24.8
14.9 SC Write 32.1 42.6
14.3 SC Mixed 25.5 31.3
73.4% 25.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
49.5 Latency 65.3 97.1
61.2% 65.3 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 24
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 25.4
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 25.9
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 22.4
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 99.8
40% 99.8 ns
2 of 3 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2747 MHz
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 13.3
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 16.8
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 11.8
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.9
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
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 Prices

Approx. $100 @ launch in Aug '15
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Typical Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB Builds (Compare 11,381 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 125%
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Desktop
Desktop 122%
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Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,666

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