Average Bench: 84.9% (39th of 108)

Based on 3,379 user benchmarks.  Model: G.SKILL F4-3000C15-8GTZB 2x8GB

Very good average bench

The G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB averaged just 15.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 32.4GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 31.7GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB is 44%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 19.4GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 64.8ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,379 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.8 MC Read 32.4 40.9
18.7 MC Write 31.7 40
18.6 MC Mixed 26.4 34.2
86.2% 30.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 SC Read 19.4 24.9
16.5 SC Write 31.1 41.9
16.6 SC Mixed 25.7 32.6
72.6% 25.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
48.4 Latency 64.8 96
61.7% 64.8 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 @ 2933 MHz
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 29
100% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 38.1
SC Mixed 29.8
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 25.9
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 32.5
SC Mixed 29
79% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 26
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 22.8
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 83.1
48% 83.1 ns
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 Prices

Approx. $109 @ launch in Oct '15
AmazonUS $892 mins
OutletPCUS $901 day
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Typical Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB Builds (Compare 19,013 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,219

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 Comments

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

1 month ago.

ITS A GO


Terrible

7 months ago.

Customer service is terrible. The only way to truly know if the RAM you are getting is compatible with the BOARD you are using is to actually go to G.Skills website and use their recommended configuration...if you're lucky to find what you want in stock somewhere. Long story short - they don't list serials on any of their products - so by going the way of their marketing "All major motherboards" "Asus Sync" and some other clues told me that this would probably work. 2x8 no worries. 4x8 big problems because I didn't get the "Quad" set and I didn't get the "TZRX" instead of the "TZR" Support would not help me because I purchased 2 2x8 instead of 2 2x16 sets but guess what? Good luck trying to find a quad set and be prepared to spend upwards of $500 that does not promise anything. Went with a no name brand T-DELTA group 2x16 @3000MHZ not a single issue and no - it's not on Asus QVL or T-DELTA. DDR4 is DDR4. For years I've mixed and matched kingston, seagate, and samsung. NEVER a problem as long as the speed is the same. Save yourself some money - it's really not worth it.


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