Average Bench: 58.8% (83rd of 108)

Based on 1,900 user benchmarks.  Model: G.SKILL F3-12800CL9-4 4x4GB

Average average bench

The G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB averaged 41.1% 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 Read Bench 23.7GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 21.2GB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB is 63.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 9.82GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 11.4GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,900 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.1 MC Read 23.7 40.6
8.94 MC Write 20.7 39.5
13.1 MC Mixed 21.2 35.8
62.5% 21.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.2 SC Read 11.4 16.6
6.7 SC Write 9.82 14.4
9.18 SC Mixed 12.2 14
31.8% 11.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
60.5 Latency 70.7 85.7
56.6% 70.7 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 33.9
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 34.2
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 11.9
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 17.8
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 9.2
SC Mixed 13
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,311,855 RAM Kits tested.

Typical F3 DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB Builds (Compare 15,188 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop 50%
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $663

Popular F3 DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB compatible motherboards:

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