Average Bench: 85.1% (34th of 115)

Based on 653,654 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 14.9% 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 29.2GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB is 49.6%. 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 77.5ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 22.5GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 653,654 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.3 MC Read 33.9 43.8
16.1 MC Write 28.1 41.7
19.4 MC Mixed 29.2 37.6
87% 30.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
14 SC Read 22.5 30.8
15.7 SC Write 28.1 43.9
16.7 SC Mixed 27.8 37.3
74.6% 26.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
53.8 Latency 77.5 106
51.6% 77.5 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 40.4
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 34.3
94% 32.9 GB/s
SC Read 32.1
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 36.8
89% 31 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 35.3
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 26.4
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 35.1
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 33.6
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 28.2
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 35.5
84% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 26.8
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 25.4
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 12.8
40% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 13.3
38% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 87.4
46% 87.4 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 54,906,346 RAM Kits tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $85 @ launch in Jul '15
AmazonUS CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 $609 mins
EbayUS CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 $6018 mins
BHPhotoUS CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 $792 years
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Typical Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB Builds (Compare 12,712 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $901

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 Comments

Added 6 years ago.

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9 days ago.

AN EXCEPTIONAL PURCHASE FOR THE CASH, TWO THUMBS UP!!!


Poor

5 days ago.

Not B-Die, doesn't really like being pushed. Still can get Just OK timings for low effort with it, though.


Good

8 months 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


Excellent

6 months ago.

VERY NICE good job ... THINK YOU


Good

2 years ago.


Excellent

3 years ago.

Great reliability and speed, with even better pricing.


Good

2 years 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

2 years ago.

like it


Poor

2 years ago.

2133MHz Rams stating they are 3200


Excellent

24 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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