Average Bench: 50% (89th of 105)

Based on 6,239 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8GX 2x8GB

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB averaged 49.9% 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 71.9ns
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 17.8GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB is 33.8%. 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 13.2GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 15.3GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,239 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.1 MC Read 17.8 22.2
9.18 MC Write 17.8 22.7
8.28 MC Mixed 15.8 19.8
48.9% 17.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.29 SC Read 13.2 17.1
7.8 SC Write 16.2 21.5
8.2 SC Mixed 15.3 20.3
42.5% 14.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
58.7 Latency 71.9 85.3
55.6% 71.9 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 19.2
62% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 18.6
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 18.8
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 16.1
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 16.2
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 16.8
50% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 13.9
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 15.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 15.3
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 17.3
MC Mixed 14.2
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 10.8
SC Mixed 9
28% 9.77 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 8.8
MC Write 8.7
MC Mixed 7.6
24% 8.37 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 8.4
24% 8.4 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 7.1
MC Write 7.6
MC Mixed 6.2
20% 6.97 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 6.1
19% 6.57 GB/s
Latency 87.8
46% 87.8 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB Builds (Compare 6,772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $978

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