Average Bench: 50.2% (98th of 115)

Based on 19,207 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8GX 2x8GB

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB averaged 49.8% 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.


Avg. Physical RAM Latency 76.5ns
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 33.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13.7GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 15.5GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 19,207 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.21 MC Read 18 22.2
8.92 MC Write 17.8 22.7
8.2 MC Mixed 15.9 19.6
49.2% 17.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.7 SC Read 13.7 18.1
7.8 SC Write 16.5 21.9
8.7 SC Mixed 15.5 20.3
43.5% 15.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
61.5 Latency 76.5 103
52.3% 76.5 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 @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.5
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 14.8
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 83.8
48% 83.8 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 16.1
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 13
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 87.2
46% 87.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 15
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 11.5
27% 9.37 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 59,707,189 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB Builds (Compare 2,106 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 80%
Workstation 50%

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $706

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