Average Bench: 63.4% (81st of 108)

Based on 7,335 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung 2x8GB

Above average average bench

The Samsung 2x8GB averaged 36.5% 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.


Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 26.5GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 22.9GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 2x8GB is 35.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Physical RAM Latency 108ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13.4GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 7,335 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.3 MC Read 22.8 28.7
18.2 MC Write 26.5 48.1
15.8 MC Mixed 19.8 22.6
65.8% 23 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.7 SC Read 13.4 17.1
14.5 SC Write 22.9 28.6
10.9 SC Mixed 17.9 22.1
51.6% 18.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
79.7 Latency 108 151
37% 108 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 23.3
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 20.3
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 19.8
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 87.8
46% 87.8 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 24.7
MC Mixed 20.4
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 19.4
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 23
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 20.5
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 19.2
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 18.6
60% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 18.1
44% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 122
33% 122 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,826,314 RAM Kits tested.

Typical 2x8GB Builds (Compare 7,962 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Desktop 62%
Workstation 37%
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System: Microsoft Surface Book 2


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