Average Bench: 55.7% (91st of 115)

Based on 28,461 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX 4x4GB

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB averaged 44.2% 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 Write Bench 20.2GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 20.1GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB is 32.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 14.9GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 16.9GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 28,461 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.2 MC Read 20.1 28.8
14.9 MC Write 20.2 29.5
14.4 MC Mixed 17.7 24.8
55.3% 19.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
9.4 SC Read 14.9 18.2
8.3 SC Write 17.4 22.6
11.2 SC Mixed 16.9 20.8
46.8% 16.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
57.2 Latency 71.7 96
55.8% 71.7 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 20.1
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 18.9
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 87.9
46% 87.9 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 18
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 18
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 78.4
51% 78.4 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.4
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 18.4
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 18.5
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.2
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 17.7
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 17.4
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 15.1
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 16.4
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 15.9
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 15.8
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 12.6
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 79.5
50% 79.5 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 54,905,747 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB Builds (Compare 3,098 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $593

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 Comments

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Excellent

5 months ago.

16GB is plenty for lots of games and can even have multiple chrome tabs open at the same time with minimal performance lost. Not half bad RAM.


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