Average Bench: 74% (73rd of 115)

Based on 14,163 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMU16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB

Good average bench

The Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB averaged 26.0% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 28.5GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 27.1GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB is 50.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 17.8GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 77.9ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,163 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.7 MC Read 28.5 37.8
15.5 MC Write 27.1 35.5
13.6 MC Mixed 23.5 31.6
75.2% 26.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
11 SC Read 17.8 25.1
13.7 SC Write 26.6 36.9
12.9 SC Mixed 22.4 29.5
63.6% 22.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
59 Latency 77.9 109
51.4% 77.9 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 @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 33.5
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 24.8
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 34.5
SC Mixed 23.8
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2546 MHz
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 26.3
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 26.3
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 23.7
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 30.5
SC Mixed 26
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 34
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 28.5
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 29.9
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 83.4
48% 83.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 25
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 23
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 80.1
50% 80.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 27
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 24.8
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.1
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 78.4
51% 78.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2460 MHz
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 21.6
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 20.7
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 20
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 22.2
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
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AmazonUS CMU16GX4M2A2666C16R $1713 years
AmazonUS CMU16GX4M2A2666C16B $17421 months
AmazonUS CMU16GX4M2A2666C16 $17413 months
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Typical Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB Builds (Compare 1,785 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming 3-CF - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $698

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