Average Bench: 83.8% (37th of 113)

Based on 535,912 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance LPX CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 2x8GB

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]

Very good average bench

The Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB averaged just 16.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 33.1GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 28.3GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB is 52.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 76ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 21.7GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 535,912 samples)
Min Avg Max
22 MC Read 33.1 43.8
16 MC Write 28.3 42
19.1 MC Mixed 28.3 36.7
85.5% 29.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
14.1 SC Read 21.7 29
15.9 SC Write 28.3 44.1
15.9 SC Mixed 27.2 36.4
73.5% 25.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
52.5 Latency 76 106
52.6% 76 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 40.5
MC Write 42.4
MC Mixed 27.5
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 43.8
SC Mixed 29.9
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 30.7
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 27.4
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 31.6
97% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 79.1
51% 79.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 26.6
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 25.4
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 99.6
40% 99.6 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 26.7
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 21
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,222,561 RAM Kits tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $85 @ launch in Jul '15
AmazonUS CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 $679 mins
BHPhotoUS CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 $7917 months
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Typical Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB Builds (Compare 90,561 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 84%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $948

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 Comments

Added 5 years ago.

Poor

18 days ago.

This is perfect . If dont know what is the power test it


Good

5 days ago.

IDK What's different about my kit but on my Gigabyte B450 board w/ Ryzen 2600X and the RAM at 3200MHz 16-18-18-35 I score 100th percentile 117%... https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/23863164


Terrible

3 months ago.

VERY NICE good job ... THINK YOU


Good

23 months ago.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Great reliability and speed, with even better pricing.


Good

23 months ago.

Not the best RAM in the world but it's enough for most. Usually doesn't cost much either.


Excellent

3 years ago.

"This bench: 107%" DDR4 3200 MHz 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) clocked @ 1600 MHz 16-18-18-36 VOLTAGE 1.35 V


Excellent

23 months ago.

like it


Poor

23 months ago.

2133MHz Rams stating they are 3200


Excellent

15 months ago.

same here @ESP-User. same speeds same ratings (samsung b-die)... has always ran great, and now that i am going beyond XMP it is showing great promise in this area too. never had any stability issues, awesome price, looks great and low profile for my tower cooler. 3!


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