Average Bench: 51.1% (98th of 115)

Based on 78,181 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX 2x4GB

Average average bench

The HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB averaged 48.9% 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 Read Bench 18.6GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 75.1ns

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB is 32.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13.6GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 15GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 78,181 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.4 MC Read 18.6 22.4
8.2 MC Write 18.2 22.7
9 MC Mixed 16.1 20.1
50.5% 17.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.11 SC Read 13.6 18.2
6.6 SC Write 15.7 21
8.01 SC Mixed 15 19
42.2% 14.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
56.4 Latency 75.1 100
53.2% 75.1 ns
User Benchmarks BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 20.6
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 19.4
54% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 50.9
79% 50.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 19.7
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 19.4
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 17.7
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 17.2
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16.8
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 16.2
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 16.5
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 15.4
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 18
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 16.5
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 13.1
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 82
49% 82 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 17.3
MC Mixed 15.8
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 14.9
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 76.3
52% 76.3 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 15
MC Write 13.2
MC Mixed 13.7
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 14.8
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 81.5
49% 81.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 11.2
MC Mixed 9.2
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 11.4
SC Mixed 10.3
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 66,623,274 RAM Kits tested

Typical Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB Builds (Compare 2,785 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $358

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