Average Bench: 48.9% (98th of 113)

Based on 194 user benchmarks.  Model: G.SKILL F3-1600C11-8GSQ 2x8GB

Below average average bench

The G.SKILL SODIMM DDR3 1600 C11 2x8GB averaged 51.0% 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.


Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 18.5GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 17.3GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the G.SKILL SODIMM DDR3 1600 C11 2x8GB is 30.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the G.SKILL SODIMM DDR3 1600 C11 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 13.5GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 194 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.6 MC Read 18.5 21.9
5.7 MC Write 17.3 21.7
9.1 MC Mixed 15.6 18.2
48.9% 17.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.67 SC Read 13 16.8
5.38 SC Write 13.5 18.6
7.67 SC Mixed 14.7 19.6
39.3% 13.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
65.7 Latency 92.6 132
43.2% 92.6 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 16.9
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 19.2
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 5.9
MC Mixed 10.8
32% 11.3 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 10
22% 7.87 GB/s
Latency 130
31% 130 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,863,338 RAM Kits tested.

Typical SODIMM DDR3 1600 C11 2x8GB Builds (Compare 27 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop 46%
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba Satellite L70D-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $49

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