Average Bench: 48.9% (93rd of 108)

Based on 16,287 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C10D3/4G 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB averaged 51.1% 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 72ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 18.1GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB is 30.2%. 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 12.3GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 14GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,287 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.6 MC Read 18.1 21.5
7.5 MC Write 17.1 21.7
9.3 MC Mixed 15.5 18.3
48.3% 16.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.4 SC Read 12.3 16.6
6.1 SC Write 14.3 20.5
7.09 SC Mixed 14 18.3
38.6% 13.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
58.8 Latency 72 112
55.6% 72 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 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.4
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.2
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 18.7
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.2
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 17.9
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 17.9
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 68.3
58% 68.3 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 16.5
56% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 18.2
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 17.2
55% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 16.9
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 17.6
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 7.3
26% 9.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 8.5
26% 9.13 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,311,855 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB Builds (Compare 26,240 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $515

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