Average Bench: 90.2% (21st of 113)

Based on 79 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMWS8GL3200K16W4E 2x8GB
Poor: 83%Average: 90.2% Great: 94%

Excellent average bench

The Corsair CMWS8GL3200K16W4E 2x8GB averaged just 9.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair CMWS8GL3200K16W4E 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 38.9GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 33.9GB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair CMWS8GL3200K16W4E 2x8GB is just 11%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair CMWS8GL3200K16W4E 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Physical RAM Latency 69.3ns
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 24.4GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 79 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.5 MC Read 38.9 41.9
23.8 MC Write 24.7 29.2
21.6 MC Mixed 32.3 35.5
91.4% 32 GB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 SC Read 28.6 31.6
22.8 SC Write 24.4 28
25.2 SC Mixed 33.9 37.2
82.8% 29 GB/s
Min Avg Max
62.4 Latency 69.3 82
57.7% 69.3 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 @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 34.8
95% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 30.4
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 36.2
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 34.6
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 29.2
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 35.8
85% 29.7 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 42.3
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 21.9
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 25.2
SC Write 28.4
SC Mixed 26.6
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 79.6
50% 79.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 24.3
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 38.8
SC Mixed 27.3
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 91.7
44% 91.7 ns
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Typical CMWS8GL3200K16W4E 2x8GB Builds (Compare 140 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 147%
Desktop 102%
Workstation 138%

System: Corsair VENGEANCE a7200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $798

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