Average Bench: 44.4% (100th of 113)

Based on 4,083 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX2666C15D4/8G 1x8GB

Below average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C15 1x8GB averaged 55.6% 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 80.6ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 15.8GB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C15 1x8GB is 22.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C15 1x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 12.9GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 13.4GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,083 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.6 MC Read 15.8 19.4
11.1 MC Write 15.3 18.4
9.44 MC Mixed 13.4 16.9
42.4% 14.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.9 SC Read 12.9 18.3
8.34 SC Write 15 19.3
6.7 SC Mixed 13.7 18.3
39.7% 13.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
56.2 Latency 80.6 114
49.6% 80.6 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 DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.6
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 18.5
SC Mixed 16.6
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 15.6
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 12.7
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 12.7
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 13.4
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 15
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 12.6
41% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 12.4
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 79.5
50% 79.5 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR4 2666 C15 1x8GB Builds (Compare 42,579 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,012

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 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

2 months ago.

Kingston shines again with this stick of 2666MHz gold. Easily overclocked to 2993MHz at 1.4v it will give great performance in most systems. A single stick is adequate for a modern quad core paired with an entry level card, leaving room for expansion later. Highly recommended.


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