Average Bench: 93.8% (15th of 113)

Based on 1,111 user benchmarks.  Model: G.SKILL F4-3600C17-8GTZ 2x8GB

Excellent average bench

The G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB averaged just 6.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 36.5GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 33.9GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB is 54.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 22GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 62.7ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,111 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.8 MC Read 36.5 46.9
18 MC Write 33.9 47.5
19.5 MC Mixed 29.8 38.9
95.5% 33.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 SC Read 22 28.8
16.2 SC Write 33.3 49.5
17.2 SC Mixed 29.6 38.7
81% 28.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
45.9 Latency 62.7 96.7
63.8% 62.7 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 @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 45.8
MC Write 47.4
MC Mixed 32.9
120% 42 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 49.1
SC Mixed 33.1
99% 34.6 GB/s
Latency 49.4
81% 49.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 42
MC Write 45.7
MC Mixed 30.4
112% 39.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.4
SC Write 49.1
SC Mixed 35.6
104% 36.4 GB/s
Latency 44.7
89% 44.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 20.6
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 24.2
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $172 @ launch in Nov '15
AmazonUS $1371 month
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Typical Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB Builds (Compare 102 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 97%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asrock Z270 Professional Gaming i7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $911

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 Comments

Added 4 years ago.

Poor

4 months ago.

speed seems to overcome the slower latency and the slower ram's higher latency can't make the lesser ram run faster


Excellent

15 months ago.

The "good to go" RAM kit for users with Zen 2 CPU. Users with Intel CPU can use this but they may be going to get little benefits from having higher RAM clocks compared to lower timing.


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