Average Bench: 50.5% (90th of 108)

Based on 9,418 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8GX 2x8GB

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB 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 71ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 18GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB is 34.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13.4GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 15.6GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,418 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.11 MC Read 18 22.3
9 MC Write 17.9 23
8 MC Mixed 16 20
49.4% 17.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.81 SC Read 13.4 17.7
7.7 SC Write 16.2 21.6
8.41 SC Mixed 15.6 20.3
43% 15 GB/s
Min Avg Max
58.1 Latency 71 86.2
56.3% 71 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 22.1
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 19.5
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 20.2
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1360 MHz
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 16.8
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 18
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 16.8
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17.6
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 16.9
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 17.1
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.6
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 15
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 70.7
56% 70.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 16.9
MC Mixed 15.4
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 16.2
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 16.5
MC Mixed 15.3
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 16.5
SC Mixed 14.9
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,962,008 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB Builds (Compare 10,907 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,171

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