Average Bench: 84.6% (38th of 113)

Based on 424,286 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 15.4% 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 33.9GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 29.1GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB is 46.7%. 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 76.3ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 21.9GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 424,286 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.7 MC Read 33.9 43.7
16.9 MC Write 27.8 41.7
19 MC Mixed 29.1 36.6
86.4% 30.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
14.2 SC Read 21.9 28.3
15.8 SC Write 27.4 43.7
17.8 SC Mixed 28.2 36.6
73.8% 25.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
52.3 Latency 76.3 104
52.4% 76.3 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 45.8
MC Write 43.1
MC Mixed 36.6
120% 41.8 GB/s
SC Read 26.9
SC Write 42.4
SC Mixed 31.9
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 79.7
50% 79.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 45.8
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 37
118% 41.2 GB/s
SC Read 26.2
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 32.4
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 41.2
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 33.6
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 26.4
SC Write 34
SC Mixed 27.5
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 77.9
51% 77.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 36.3
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 24.4
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 33.1
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3133 MHz
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 34.4
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 27.4
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 34.4
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 77.1
52% 77.1 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,030,172 RAM Kits tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $85 @ launch in Jul '15
BHPhotoUS CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 $797 months
AmazonUS CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 $841 day
EbayUS CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 $9416 mins
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Typical Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB Builds (Compare 65,212 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $858

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 Comments

Added 4 years ago.

Good

22 days ago.

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


Good

22 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


Poor

3 months ago.

VERY NICE good job ... THINK YOU


Good

12 months ago.


Excellent

5 months ago.

A very good and reliable kit from Corsair with great performance!


Excellent

20 months ago.

Great reliability and speed, with even better pricing.


Good

13 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 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

12 months ago.

like it


Poor

13 months ago.

2133MHz Rams stating they are 3200


Excellent

5 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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