Average Bench: 50.9% (95th of 113)

Based on 16,451 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8GX 2x8GB

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB averaged 49.1% 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 74ns
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 18.3GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB is 33.2%. 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 13.8GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 15.7GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,451 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.6 MC Read 18.1 22.2
9.49 MC Write 18.3 22.9
8.39 MC Mixed 16.1 19.5
49.9% 17.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
8 SC Read 13.8 18.1
8.19 SC Write 16.8 22.8
8.8 SC Mixed 15.7 20.5
44.1% 15.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
61.2 Latency 74 93.5
54.1% 74 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 18.6
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.9
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 17.7
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 17
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 17.6
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 18.1
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 16
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.1
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 17.5
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 11.7
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 75.9
53% 75.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 17.3
MC Mixed 15.9
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 14.6
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 15.8
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 14.9
42% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 93.4
43% 93.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 13.8
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 11.6
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 9.4
MC Write 8.3
MC Mixed 8.4
25% 8.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 8.1
24% 8.33 GB/s
Latency 76.4
52% 76.4 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB Builds (Compare 4,841 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,135

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