Average Bench: 83.4% (42nd of 113)

Based on 14,758 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Dominator CMD16GX4M2B3000C15 2x8GB

Very good average bench

The Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB averaged just 16.6% 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 32.4GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 30.1GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB is 51.2%. This is a relatively 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 70.4ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,758 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.5 MC Read 32.4 41.2
16.1 MC Write 30.1 39.6
15.1 MC Mixed 26.7 35.9
84.9% 29.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
12 SC Read 19.5 27.5
15.6 SC Write 29.9 43
14.6 SC Mixed 25.8 35
71.7% 25.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
52.7 Latency 70.4 101
56.8% 70.4 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 27.2
99% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 24.8
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 26.9
96% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 26.7
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 50.9
79% 50.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 26.5
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 40.3
SC Mixed 29.6
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2800 MHz clocked @ 1400 MHz
MC Read 38
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 29.4
98% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 26
SC Write 33.9
SC Mixed 27
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 76.9
52% 76.9 ns
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $100 @ launch in Aug '15
AmazonUS $22914 mins
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Typical Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB Builds (Compare 12,622 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,519

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