Average Bench: 50.6% (95th of 113)

Based on 4,681 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1866C9D3/4GX 2x4GB

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB averaged 49.4% 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 70.6ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 18.9GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB is 40.7%. 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 12.9GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 14.3GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,681 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.3 MC Read 18.9 25.1
7.5 MC Write 17.4 25.5
9.06 MC Mixed 16.4 22.9
50.1% 17.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.2 SC Read 12.9 19
6.68 SC Write 14.3 20.9
8.6 SC Mixed 14.6 20.7
39.8% 13.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
52.3 Latency 70.6 102
56.6% 70.6 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 20.5
66% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 14.9
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 54.7
73% 54.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 17.9
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 18.1
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 62
65% 62 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 18.1
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 16.6
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 16.9
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 16.8
48% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 15.8
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 15.3
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 15
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 13.2
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 10.1
MC Write 8.7
MC Mixed 7.2
25% 8.67 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 7.8
22% 7.73 GB/s
Latency 78.5
51% 78.5 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,987,618 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB Builds (Compare 7,119 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $432

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