Average Bench: 91.7% (18th of 113)

Based on 12,675 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX3600C17D4/8GX 2x8GB

Excellent average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB averaged just 8.2% 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 37.3GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 31.5GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB is 47.1%. 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 69.4ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 24.3GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,675 samples)
Min Avg Max
27 MC Read 37.3 47.6
18 MC Write 29.7 45.2
20.3 MC Mixed 31.2 38.2
93.5% 32.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
15.4 SC Read 24.3 32.6
17.6 SC Write 29.2 47.5
20 SC Mixed 31.5 40.5
81% 28.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
51.3 Latency 69.4 91.4
57.6% 69.4 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 @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 42.2
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 33.6
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 26.9
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 35
84% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 30
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 36.1
SC Mixed 26.3
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 54.7
73% 54.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 41.9
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 35.8
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 30.5
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 39.2
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 37.4
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 28
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 38.1
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 73.3
54% 73.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 37
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 37
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 28
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 39.1
90% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 33.6
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 35.6
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 28.1
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 39.4
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB Builds (Compare 77,137 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $854

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