Average Bench: 84% (39th of 113)

Based on 4,025 user benchmarks.  Model: G.SKILL F4-3000C15-8GTZB 2x8GB

Very good average bench

The G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB averaged just 15.9% 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 32.2GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 30.9GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB is 42.1%. 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 19.2GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 65.8ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,025 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.9 MC Read 32.2 40.8
18 MC Write 30.9 39.6
18.8 MC Mixed 26.5 34.2
85.3% 29.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
12 SC Read 19.2 25.4
17.4 SC Write 30.3 41.7
16.7 SC Mixed 25.7 32.3
71.7% 25.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
48.8 Latency 65.8 99.4
60.8% 65.8 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 @ 3466 MHz
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 42.5
MC Mixed 33.3
107% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 45.7
SC Mixed 31.3
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 31.3
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 26.1
78% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 88.6
45% 88.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
MC Read 19
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.8
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 ns
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 Prices

Approx. $109 @ launch in Oct '15
AmazonUS $1062 months
OutletPCUS $15012 days
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Typical Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB Builds (Compare 23,368 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,276

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 Comments

Added 4 years ago.

Terrible

14 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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