Average Bench: 49.9% (92nd of 108)

Based on 5,125 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung 2x2GB

Below average average bench

The Samsung 2x2GB averaged 50.0% 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 Write Bench 19.9GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 17.8GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 2x2GB is 48.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 2x2GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 9.88GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 121ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,125 samples)
Min Avg Max
4.41 MC Read 17.8 23.2
6.6 MC Write 19.9 25.4
4.71 MC Mixed 16.6 21.5
51.7% 18.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
2.4 SC Read 9.88 14.3
4 SC Write 16.9 25
2.5 SC Mixed 13.5 19.9
38.3% 13.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
79.1 Latency 121 222
33% 121 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 2 slots used
4GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 21
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 13.2
46% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 90.3
44% 90.3 ns
2 of 2 slots used
4GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 17.7
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 11.8
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 84.7
47% 84.7 ns
2 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 11
SC Mixed 15
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 81.2
49% 81.2 ns
2 of 2 slots used
4GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 1.5
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 10.9
29% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 1.4
24% 8.37 GB/s
Latency 131
31% 131 ns
2 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
MC Read 8.1
MC Write 9.4
MC Mixed 9.5
26% 9 GB/s
SC Read 2.7
SC Write 4.7
SC Mixed 3.4
10% 3.6 GB/s
Latency 162
25% 162 ns
2 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
MC Read 7.3
MC Write 9.3
MC Mixed 8.6
24% 8.4 GB/s
SC Read 2.6
SC Write 4.5
SC Mixed 3.6
10% 3.57 GB/s
Latency 171
23% 171 ns
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 5.8
MC Write 7.8
MC Mixed 6.3
19% 6.63 GB/s
SC Read 3.1
SC Write 4.5
SC Mixed 3.6
11% 3.73 GB/s
Latency 171
23% 171 ns
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 1.8
MC Write 4.9
MC Mixed 4.5
11% 3.73 GB/s
SC Read 2.3
SC Write 2.9
SC Mixed 0.5
5% 1.9 GB/s
Latency 237
17% 237 ns
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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 44%
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Workstation
Workstation 17%
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