Average Bench: 57.2% (83rd of 108)

Based on 1,564 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C9D3/8GX 4x8GB

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB averaged 42.7% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 21GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 20.7GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB is 40.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 14.5GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 17.1GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,564 samples)
Min Avg Max
16 MC Read 21 33.8
14.5 MC Write 20.7 32.9
14.6 MC Mixed 18.1 30.9
56.9% 19.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
9.1 SC Read 14.5 17.7
8.5 SC Write 17.8 23.6
11 SC Mixed 17.1 21
47.1% 16.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
56.8 Latency 67.9 83.3
58.9% 67.9 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.7
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 20.6
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 18.2
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 17.2
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 18.8
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 12.7
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 17.6
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 13.3
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 16
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.7
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 14.6
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 15.9
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,032,450 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB Builds (Compare 19,494 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,028

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