Average Bench: 53% (83rd of 105)

Based on 6,993 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C9D3/8GX 2x8GB

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB averaged 46.9% 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. Physical RAM Latency 69.8ns
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 19GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB is 32.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13.5GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 16GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,993 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.3 MC Read 19 22.3
9.5 MC Write 19 23
8.9 MC Mixed 16.7 20.1
52.1% 18.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.6 SC Read 13.5 17.3
7.75 SC Write 16.8 23.2
8.5 SC Mixed 16 20.3
44.1% 15.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
56.1 Latency 69.8 90.4
57.3% 69.8 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 20
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.7
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.3
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 18.2
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 19.2
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 18.5
SC Mixed 18.6
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 18.4
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 17.6
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 11.2
MC Mixed 9
30% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 4.9
SC Write 9.8
SC Mixed 8.8
22% 7.83 GB/s
Latency 83.7
48% 83.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 8.4
27% 9.5 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 9.5
SC Mixed 7.5
23% 8 GB/s
Latency 98.9
40% 98.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 400 MHz
MC Read 9.9
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 9.4
25% 8.73 GB/s
SC Read 5.2
SC Write 6.2
SC Mixed 6.3
17% 5.9 GB/s
Latency 79.7
50% 79.7 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,025,112 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB Builds (Compare 12,364 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $832

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