Average Bench: 91.8% (18th of 115)

Based on 16,566 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX3600C17D4/8GX 2x8GB

Excellent average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB averaged just 8.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston HyperX DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 36.8GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 31GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB is 50.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 70ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 24GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,566 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.9 MC Read 36.8 47.5
18 MC Write 30.5 45.1
20.4 MC Mixed 31 38.7
93.5% 32.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
14.8 SC Read 24 32.4
17.6 SC Write 30.2 48.6
19.4 SC Mixed 31 39.7
81% 28.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
49.7 Latency 70 91.9
57.1% 70 ns
User Benchmarks BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 41.8
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 36.2
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 32.6
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 38.6
94% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 39
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 36.7
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 31.4
SC Write 26.8
SC Mixed 36.7
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 27.6
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 28.3
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 34.8
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 28.6
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 37.9
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 31.9
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 28.1
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 29.1
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 29.9
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 32.9
SC Mixed 27.3
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 87.6
46% 87.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 23.5
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 20.9
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 23.7
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 22.2
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 75
53% 75 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 26.1
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 21.5
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 94.1
42% 94.1 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB Builds (Compare 18,848 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $761

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