Average Bench: 85% (36th of 113)

Based on 429,937 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 15.0% 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 44.7%. 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 75.5ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 22GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 429,937 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.3 MC Read 33.9 43.6
17.9 MC Write 28 42.1
19.5 MC Mixed 29.2 37
86.8% 30.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
14.5 SC Read 22 28.4
16.8 SC Write 27.5 44.1
18.7 SC Mixed 28.5 36.6
74.3% 26 GB/s
Min Avg Max
52.3 Latency 75.5 104
53% 75.5 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 39.5
MC Write 43.7
MC Mixed 36.5
114% 39.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 32.8
97% 33.9 GB/s
Latency 55.4
72% 55.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 43.9
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 36.3
115% 40.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 28.5
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 90.5
44% 90.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 37.9
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 27.4
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 38.3
85% 29.7 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 21.2
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 28.3
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 76.2
52% 76.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 13.6
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 14.6
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 89.8
44% 89.8 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,433,166 RAM Kits tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $85 @ launch in Jul '15
BHPhotoUS CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 $798 months
AmazonUS CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 $9322 mins
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Typical Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB Builds (Compare 69,331 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $904

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 Comments

Added 5 years ago.

Good

2 months ago.

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


Good

2 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


Poor

17 days ago.

VERY NICE good job ... THINK YOU


Good

13 months ago.


Excellent

22 months ago.

Great reliability and speed, with even better pricing.


Good

14 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

13 months ago.

like it


Poor

14 months ago.

2133MHz Rams stating they are 3200


Excellent

6 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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