Average Bench: 88.1% (25th of 113)

Based on 9 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMW256GX4M8E3200C16 2x31.5GB

Very good average bench

The Corsair CMW256GX4M8E3200C16 2x31.5GB averaged just 11.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair CMW256GX4M8E3200C16 2x31.5GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 36.9GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 31GB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair CMW256GX4M8E3200C16 2x31.5GB is 93.4%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Corsair CMW256GX4M8E3200C16 2x31.5GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 87.1ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 19.3GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.9 MC Read 36.9 75.6
13.3 MC Write 31 39.1
13.2 MC Mixed 28.4 39.5
91.7% 32.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
11.9 SC Read 19.3 28.8
15.4 SC Write 29.5 44.8
15.4 SC Mixed 27.1 37.7
72.2% 25.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
57 Latency 87.1 135
45.9% 87.1 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
63GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 75.6
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 39.5
147% 51.4 GB/s
SC Read 28.8
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 37.7
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
63GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 43.5
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 39.5
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 26.8
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 36.6
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 82.5
48% 82.5 ns
2 of 2 slots used
63GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 30.5
96% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 44.5
SC Mixed 30.6
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
2 of 2 slots used
63GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 28.4
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 44
SC Mixed 28.8
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
2 of 4 slots used
63GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 34
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 27.5
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 21.8
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
2 of 8 slots used
63GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 27.2
78% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 25.1
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 135
30% 135 ns
2 of 4 slots used
63GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 18.9
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 17.6
44% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 132
30% 132 ns

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,816,251 RAM Kits tested.

Typical CMW256GX4M8E3200C16 2x31.5GB Builds (Compare 4,179 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 126%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 115%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370 SLI PLUS (MS-7B46) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $1,649

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