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.


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.


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

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 BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2000 MHz
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 20
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 20.3
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 17.9
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 17.7
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2000 MHz
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 17.1
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 18.5
SC Mixed 18.6
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 15.2
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 16
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 16.5
MC Mixed 13.5
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 16.9
SC Mixed 16.5
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 67,358,449 RAM Kits tested

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB Builds (Compare 5,676 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop 76%
Workstation 29%

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $278

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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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