Average Bench: 48.3% (99th of 113)

Based on 18,418 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C10D3/4G 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB averaged 51.7% 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 77ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 17.8GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB is 30.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 12.2GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 13.9GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,418 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.88 MC Read 17.8 21.5
7.38 MC Write 17 21.9
8.98 MC Mixed 15.4 18.2
47.8% 16.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
5.8 SC Read 12.2 16.6
6 SC Write 14.4 20.5
7.3 SC Mixed 13.9 18.1
38.6% 13.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
59 Latency 77 129
52% 77 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 24.1
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 22.1
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 17.2
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 17.9
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 17.8
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 16.6
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15.3
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 16.1
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 98.4
41% 98.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 16.2
MC Mixed 14.6
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 12.6
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 89.6
45% 89.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
MC Read 14
MC Write 12.2
MC Mixed 11.3
36% 12.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 10.7
28% 9.73 GB/s
Latency 85
47% 85 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 35,180,465 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB Builds (Compare 7,812 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $432

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