Average Bench: 78.4% (55th of 105)

Based on 27,015 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance LPX CMK16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB

Good average bench

The Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB averaged 21.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 30.1GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 29.3GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB is 50.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 18.3GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 72.2ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,015 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.5 MC Read 30.1 38
16.6 MC Write 29.3 36.3
14.5 MC Mixed 24.3 32.1
79.7% 27.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 SC Read 18.3 23.7
15 SC Write 28.4 37.2
14.2 SC Mixed 23.3 28.5
66.7% 23.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
55.1 Latency 72.2 100
55.4% 72.2 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 2934 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 33.9
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.9
SC Write 38.7
SC Mixed 28.1
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 85
47% 85 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 36.9
MC Mixed 29.3
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 27.7
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 32.9
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 24.2
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 29.1
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 22.5
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 27.7
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 21.6
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 23.4
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
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Typical Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB Builds (Compare 22,137 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $989

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 Comments

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Excellent

20 days ago.

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Excellent

1 month ago.

Just great and i rock it !!!


Excellent

11 months ago.

perfect


Average

23 days ago.

Had to RMA a stick due to constant BSOD and failed memtest86. Still experienced rare BSOD with new ram due to the failed stick corrupting windows system files, had to reinstall windows to fix the issue.


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