Average Bench: 30.6% (113th of 115)

Based on 37,489 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G 1x8GB

Poor average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB averaged 69.3% 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 79.3ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 10.2GB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB is just 14.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 8.97GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 9.11GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 37,489 samples)
Min Avg Max
7.3 MC Read 10.2 11.6
6.2 MC Write 10.1 11.7
6.7 MC Mixed 8.97 10.1
27.9% 9.76 GB/s
Min Avg Max
4.8 SC Read 9.11 11.1
4.6 SC Write 9.8 12.1
5.2 SC Mixed 9.25 11.3
26.8% 9.39 GB/s
Min Avg Max
60 Latency 79.3 138
50.4% 79.3 ns
User Benchmarks BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 11.4
MC Mixed 9.7
30% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 10.7
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 9.7
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 11.3
SC Mixed 10.3
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 11
MC Mixed 9.4
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 11.4
SC Mixed 10.2
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 9.6
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 11.8
SC Mixed 10.5
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 9.6
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 7.3
SC Mixed 5.9
20% 7.1 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 8.2
MC Write 7.8
MC Mixed 6.8
22% 7.6 GB/s
SC Read 6.8
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 7.1
20% 7.17 GB/s
Latency 77.2
52% 77.2 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 67,219,241 RAM Kits tested

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB Builds (Compare 6,144 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $287

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