Average Bench: 47.4% (99th of 113)

Based on 7,295 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung 2x2GB

Below average average bench

The Samsung 2x2GB averaged 52.5% 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 18.8GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 16.9GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 2x2GB is 50.3%. 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 9.34GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 129ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,295 samples)
Min Avg Max
4.2 MC Read 16.9 23.4
5.97 MC Write 18.8 25.3
4.47 MC Mixed 16 21.6
49.2% 17.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
1.6 SC Read 9.34 14.3
3.6 SC Write 15.9 24.8
1.04 SC Mixed 12.1 19.9
35.5% 12.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
79.2 Latency 129 239
31.1% 129 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 21.7
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 21.6
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 21
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 82.5
48% 82.5 ns
2 of 2 slots used
4GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.4
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 15.1
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 133
30% 133 ns
2 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM LPDDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 19
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 16.3
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 107
38% 107 ns
2 of 4 slots used
4GB SODIMM LPDDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 18.1
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 16.5
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 104
38% 104 ns
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM LPDDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 9.3
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 10.3
28% 9.8 GB/s
SC Read 2.9
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 4.4
11% 3.97 GB/s
Latency 191
21% 191 ns
2 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
MC Read 8.5
MC Write 9.2
MC Mixed 8.9
25% 8.87 GB/s
SC Read 2.7
SC Write 4.1
SC Mixed 3.8
10% 3.53 GB/s
Latency 249
16% 249 ns
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Typical 2x2GB Builds (Compare 2,229 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
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Desktop
Desktop 56%
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Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

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