Average Bench: 51.4% (93rd of 115)

Based on 7,948 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1866C9D3/4GX 2x4GB

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB averaged 48.5% 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. Physical RAM Latency 72.9ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 19.1GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB is 41.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13.4GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 14.8GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,948 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.5 MC Read 19.1 25.5
8.36 MC Write 18 25.7
8.5 MC Mixed 16.5 23.1
51.1% 17.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.03 SC Read 13.4 19.9
6.97 SC Write 14.8 21.5
8.33 SC Mixed 15 21
41.1% 14.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
53.9 Latency 72.9 102
54.9% 72.9 ns
User Benchmarks BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 23.2
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 21.9
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 24.5
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 19.7
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 20.3
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 55.6
72% 55.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 20
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 18.7
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 17.4
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 15.8
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 17.7
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 18.5
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 78.2
51% 78.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16.8
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 18.5
SC Mixed 16.7
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 16
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 16
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 84.6
47% 84.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15.2
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 12.9
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
MC Read 12.3
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 10.6
34% 11.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 11.3
33% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 67,255,656 RAM Kits tested

Typical HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB Builds (Compare 2,839 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: 71% - Very good Total price: $354

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