Average Bench: 43% (103rd of 115)

Based on 4,751 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C10D3/ 2x8GB

Below average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB averaged 56.9% 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. 16 Core Read Bench 18GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 89.1ns

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB is 26.1%. 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 Write Bench 8.26GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 9.64GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,751 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.2 MC Read 18 21.7
6.7 MC Write 12.8 18.4
8.8 MC Mixed 15.5 18.4
44.1% 15.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
5.79 SC Read 9.64 14.6
5.49 SC Write 8.26 12.7
7.3 SC Mixed 11.3 13.9
27.8% 9.72 GB/s
Min Avg Max
66.7 Latency 89.1 154
44.9% 89.1 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 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 18.8
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 12.1
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
2 of 16 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 18.4
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 5.5
SC Mixed 6.2
22% 7.53 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 17.5
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 13.2
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 76.3
52% 76.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 17.3
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 13.1
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 74.4
54% 74.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 17.1
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.6
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 84.3
47% 84.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 16.2
48% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 12
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 8.3
MC Mixed 15.8
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 11.6
27% 9.47 GB/s
Latency 140
28% 140 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 15.6
MC Write 7.9
MC Mixed 15.4
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 4.7
SC Write 4.1
SC Mixed 8.6
17% 5.8 GB/s
Latency 173
23% 173 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB Builds (Compare 2,249 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $415

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