Average Bench: 76.7% (65th of 115)

Based on 131,007 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance LPX CMK16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB

Good average bench

The Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB averaged 23.3% 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 29.8GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 28GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB is 39.1%. 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. Physical RAM Latency 76.9ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 18.3GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 131,007 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.7 MC Read 29.8 37.3
16.1 MC Write 28 36
18.8 MC Mixed 24.3 31.3
78.1% 27.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
13 SC Read 18.3 25.1
15.5 SC Write 27.6 37.4
16.6 SC Mixed 23.3 29.2
65.9% 23.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
58.1 Latency 76.9 106
52% 76.9 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 @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 23.8
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 21
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 22.9
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 32.9
SC Mixed 24.9
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2460 MHz
MC Read 27
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 23.5
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 29.6
SC Mixed 21
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 79.9
50% 79.9 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 27
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 20.6
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 20.7
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 71
56% 71 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 26.9
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 26.4
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 96.6
41% 96.6 ns
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $79 @ launch in Oct '14
AmazonUS CMK16GX4M2A2666C16 $5015 mins
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Typical Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB Builds (Compare 21,424 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
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Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,032

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 Comments

Added 6 years ago.

Excellent

4 years ago.

Just great and i rock it !!!


Good

2 years ago.

cheap yet one of the best ddr4 memory


Excellent

4 years ago.

perfect


Average

4 years 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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