Average Bench: 28.3% (107th of 108)

Based on 1,985 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G 1x4GB

Very poor average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x4GB averaged 71.7% 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. Physical RAM Latency 77.6ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 9.72GB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x4GB is just 14.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 8.03GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 8.06GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,985 samples)
Min Avg Max
6.9 MC Read 9.72 11.3
4.4 MC Write 9.01 11.1
5.95 MC Mixed 8.03 9.3
25.5% 8.92 GB/s
Min Avg Max
4.45 SC Read 8.28 10.5
4.4 SC Write 8.59 11.4
4.26 SC Mixed 8.06 10.3
23.8% 8.31 GB/s
Min Avg Max
59.7 Latency 77.6 136
51.6% 77.6 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 9.1
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 11.3
SC Mixed 8.8
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
1 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 11
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 9.1
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 9.1
26% 9.17 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
1 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 8.6
MC Write 7.7
MC Mixed 7.3
22% 7.87 GB/s
SC Read 4.2
SC Write 5.4
SC Mixed 8.2
17% 5.93 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,183,684 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x4GB Builds (Compare 11,898 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop 49%
Workstation 19%

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $465

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