Average Bench: 88.6% (24th of 113)

Based on 376 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C20 2x8GB

Very good average bench

The Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C20 2x8GB averaged just 11.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C20 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 35GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 31.1GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C20 2x8GB is 38.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C20 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 73ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 23.6GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 376 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.9 MC Read 35 45
19.6 MC Write 29 43.3
21.2 MC Mixed 30.6 36.8
90.1% 31.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 SC Read 23.6 30.1
18.9 SC Write 28.9 47.2
20.6 SC Mixed 31.1 38.5
79.6% 27.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
53.7 Latency 73 93.5
54.8% 73 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 35.9
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 26.3
96% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 30.4
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 26
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 37.3
SC Mixed 29.2
83% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 22.9
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 24.4
71% 25 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 29.5
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 29.8
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 90.5
44% 90.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 22.8
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 10.1
23% 8.17 GB/s
Latency 292
14% 292 ns
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Typical CMW16GX4M2Z3600C20 2x8GB Builds (Compare 43,842 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B450 AORUS ELITE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $658

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