Average Bench: 27.8% (113th of 113)

Based on 6,203 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8GX 1x8GB

Very poor average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB averaged 72.1% 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 75.6ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 9.09GB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB is just 12.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 8.11GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 8.16GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,203 samples)
Min Avg Max
7.18 MC Read 9.09 11.3
6.68 MC Write 9.02 11.4
6.5 MC Mixed 8.11 9.8
25% 8.74 GB/s
Min Avg Max
5.4 SC Read 8.16 10.7
5.5 SC Write 8.71 11.6
5.58 SC Mixed 8.3 10.7
24% 8.39 GB/s
Min Avg Max
60.8 Latency 75.6 106
52.9% 75.6 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 9.2
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 11.8
SC Mixed 10.9
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 9.6
MC Write 9.2
MC Mixed 8.4
26% 9.07 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 9.3
27% 9.6 GB/s
Latency 90.9
44% 90.9 ns
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 8.4
MC Mixed 8.1
24% 8.57 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 8.5
25% 8.63 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 9.3
MC Write 9.3
MC Mixed 8.4
26% 9 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 5.5
18% 6.43 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 7.9
24% 8.57 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 8.4
24% 8.57 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 9.4
MC Write 8.4
MC Mixed 8.2
25% 8.67 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 7.7
23% 8.03 GB/s
Latency 75
53% 75 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 6.9
MC Write 7.7
MC Mixed 6.5
20% 7.03 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 5.7
SC Mixed 6.9
19% 6.5 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB Builds (Compare 3,553 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus B85M-G - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $525

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