Average Bench: 47.2% (101st of 115)

Based on 14,529 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX2666C16/16G 1x16GB

Below average average bench

The Kingston HyperX 2666 C16 1x16GB averaged 52.7% 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 77.1ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 17.1GB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX 2666 C16 1x16GB is just 13.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX 2666 C16 1x16GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 14.2GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 14.7GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,529 samples)
Min Avg Max
14 MC Read 17.1 19.4
13 MC Write 16.3 18.2
11.7 MC Mixed 14.2 17.5
45.3% 15.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
9.7 SC Read 14.7 19.3
11.6 SC Write 16.6 19.7
10.7 SC Mixed 15.6 18.8
44.6% 15.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
60.4 Latency 77.1 105
51.9% 77.1 ns
User Benchmarks BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 17.3
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 16.4
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 81.5
49% 81.5 ns
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 13.7
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 14.7
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 13.7
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 16.5
SC Mixed 15
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 13.8
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 14.6
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 15.4
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 17.2
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 87.3
46% 87.3 ns
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 14.8
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 12.4
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 87.8
46% 87.8 ns
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 12.5
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 11.9
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 149
27% 149 ns
1 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 11.5
36% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 11.3
SC Mixed 9.4
31% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
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Typical HyperX 2666 C16 1x16GB Builds (Compare 16,444 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $362

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