Average Bench: 41.2% (99th of 108)

Based on 101 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair XMS3 CMX8GX3M2A1600C9 3x4GB

Below average average bench

The Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 3x4GB averaged 58.7% 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. Physical RAM Latency 68.5ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 14.6GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 3x4GB is 30.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 3x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 11.2GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 12.4GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 101 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.55 MC Read 14.6 21
7.41 MC Write 13.7 21.4
8.65 MC Mixed 12.9 18.6
39.4% 13.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.11 SC Read 11.2 16.6
6.4 SC Write 12.6 19.9
8.32 SC Mixed 12.4 18.8
34.5% 12.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
54.2 Latency 68.5 84.2
58.4% 68.5 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 18
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 15.4
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 17.4
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 12.5
MC Write 11.4
MC Mixed 11.1
33% 11.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 10.8
SC Mixed 8
27% 9.47 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,488,462 RAM Kits tested.

Typical XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 3x4GB Builds (Compare 2,201 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M4A89GTD-PRO/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $430

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