Average Bench: 68% (85th of 115)

Based on 843 user benchmarks.  Model: Crucial BLS4G4D240FSA.8FADG 2x4GB

Above average average bench

The Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB averaged 32.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 26.1GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 25.3GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB is 47.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 15.4GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 74.8ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 843 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.1 MC Read 25.3 33.8
13.6 MC Write 26.1 33.3
12 MC Mixed 21.1 29.2
69% 24.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
9.19 SC Read 15.4 22
12.2 SC Write 23.8 32.6
11.2 SC Mixed 20 26.2
56.4% 19.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
59.7 Latency 74.8 96.5
53.4% 74.8 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 24.7
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 24.1
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 22.1
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 22.5
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 21.8
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 17
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 14.8
SC Mixed 14.7
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 78.8
51% 78.8 ns
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Typical Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB Builds (Compare 1,556 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B150M-D3H - $117

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $502

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 Comments

Added 6 years ago.

Excellent

2 years ago.

Paid $34.99 for this a few months ago to upgrade a friend's brother's PC. Paired it up with a i3-6100 and a GTX 950. No issues and gets the job done. I will not recommend buying this with any newer CPUs and motherboards, as 16GB 3200MHz is becoming the standard these days for a new PC.


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