Average Bench: 59.5% (87th of 113)

Based on 2,869 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1866C9D3/8GX 2x8GB

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB averaged 40.5% 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 21.9GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 21.2GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB is 47.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 15.2GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 17.8GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,869 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.9 MC Read 21.9 30.3
10.5 MC Write 21.2 31.8
11.3 MC Mixed 19 27.6
59.2% 20.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
8.28 SC Read 15.2 21.5
7.4 SC Write 17.8 24.8
9.3 SC Mixed 17.9 25.4
48.5% 17 GB/s
Min Avg Max
50.5 Latency 66.1 91.5
60.5% 66.1 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 23.4
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 22.1
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1904 MHz
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 22
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 22.6
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 23.3
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 21.1
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 25
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 22.3
68% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 19.4
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 19.6
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 56.2
71% 56.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.7
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 18.3
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 18.6
53% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 12.6
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 14.7
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 13.6
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,846,598 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB Builds (Compare 5,568 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $630

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