Average Bench: 85.1% (32nd 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 BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 35
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 29.2
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 36.5
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 34
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 27.9
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 35.8
84% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 34.4
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 25.4
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 35.6
80% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 80.2
50% 80.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 25.1
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 23.3
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 100
40% 100 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 19.1
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 20.5
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
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MSRP ≈ $85 @ launch in Jul '15
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Typical Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB Builds (Compare 19,129 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $545

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 Comments

Added 8 years ago.

Excellent

4 months ago.

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


Good

1 month 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.

ram frequency works fine apart from stuttering


Good

1 month ago.

Its very cheap and affordable and it has great performance


Poor

2 months ago.

VERY NICE good job ... THINK YOU


Good

4 years ago.


Excellent

4 years ago.

Great reliability and speed, with even better pricing.


Excellent

1 month ago.

Good for gaming 16GB RAM


Good

4 years ago.

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


Excellent

5 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

3 months ago.

great value


Excellent

4 years ago.

like it


Poor

4 years ago.

2133MHz Rams stating they are 3200


Excellent

3 years 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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