Average Bench: 41.1% (99th of 108)

Based on 2,670 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB averaged 58.9% 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. Physical RAM Latency 75.5ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 17.6GB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB is 22.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 8.05GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 9.33GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,670 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.6 MC Read 17.6 21.3
6.11 MC Write 11.9 15.7
8.61 MC Mixed 13.8 17.4
41.2% 14.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.31 SC Read 9.33 11.6
5.9 SC Write 8.05 9.6
7.51 SC Mixed 10.8 13.2
26.8% 9.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
61.5 Latency 75.5 104
53% 75.5 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 15.5
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 13.9
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 13.9
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 13
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
MC Read 18
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 16
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 12.9
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 14.3
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 12.2
30% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 11.8
MC Mixed 16.2
44% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 12.6
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 73.7
54% 73.7 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,462,403 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB Builds (Compare 20,557 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $333

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