Average Bench: 74.9% (68th of 113)

Based on 270 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX2666C16/8G KHX2666C15D4/8G 16GB

Good average bench

The Kingston KHX2666C16/8G KHX2666C15D4/8G 16GB averaged 25.1% 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 28.4GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 28GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston KHX2666C16/8G KHX2666C15D4/8G 16GB is 49.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston KHX2666C16/8G KHX2666C15D4/8G 16GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 86.1ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 17.4GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 270 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.5 MC Read 28.4 37.1
14.6 MC Write 28 35.8
13.6 MC Mixed 23.5 31.4
76% 26.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 SC Read 17.4 23.7
14.1 SC Write 27.4 37.5
13.4 SC Mixed 22.8 29.1
64.4% 22.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
57.2 Latency 86.1 97.4
46.5% 86.1 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3001, 3001 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 26.8
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 37.8
SC Mixed 26.3
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
2747, 2747 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 23.3
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 35.4
SC Mixed 24.8
74% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
2667, 2667 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 25
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 34.5
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
2667, 2667 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 24.7
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 32.4
SC Mixed 23.3
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 75.8
53% 75.8 ns
2666, 2666 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
MC Read 15
MC Write 10.6
MC Mixed 12.9
37% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 14.8
SC Mixed 14.1
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 93.9
43% 93.9 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,509,530 RAM Kits tested.

Typical KHX2666C16/8G KHX2666C15D4/8G 16GB Builds (Compare 4,200 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $768

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