Average Bench: 86.2% (30th of 113)

Based on 339,895 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 13.8% 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 34.1GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 29.7GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB is 47.9%. 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 76.8ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 21.9GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 339,895 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.8 MC Read 34.1 44.1
17.1 MC Write 28.8 41.9
19.1 MC Mixed 29.7 38
88.2% 30.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
14 SC Read 21.9 27.6
16.2 SC Write 28.5 44.1
17.7 SC Mixed 28.2 36.8
74.8% 26.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
51.4 Latency 76.8 104
52.1% 76.8 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 @ 3000 MHz
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 36.4
92% 32 GB/s
SC Read 25.6
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 34.9
79% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 23.1
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 21.2
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 21.1
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 30
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 26.7
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 25.3
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 24
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 20.3
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 12.4
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 98.5
41% 98.5 ns
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 Prices

Approx. $85 @ launch in Jul '15
AmazonUS CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 $699 secs
BHPhotoUS CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 $792 months
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Typical Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB Builds (Compare 43,136 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $843

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 Comments

Added 4 years ago.

Good

10 days ago.

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


Good

16 days ago.

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Good

15 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


Excellent

7 months ago.

Mine runs at 3200 with 14 15 15 34 CR1 timings at 3200 and 16 17 17 36 CR1 at 3600, so very happy because this is very high performance. Also low profile means no problem with coolers...


Excellent

1 month ago.

VERY NICE good job ... THINK YOU


Good

8 months ago.


Excellent

1 month ago.

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


Excellent

16 months ago.

Great reliability and speed, with even better pricing.


Good

8 months ago.

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


Excellent

23 months ago.

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


Poor

9 months ago.

Not a good idea. CL 16 on 3200mhz ram is what I have currently ...thats likely Hynix CJR (or potentially even lower end) And they aren't very easy to Overclock for Ryzen in particular and regardless getting tight timings on them is an issue . Avoid anything 3200mhz that is above CL14


Excellent

8 months ago.

like it


Poor

8 months ago.

2133MHz Rams stating they are 3200


Excellent

21 days 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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