Average Bench: 58.3% (83rd of 108)

Based on 3,840 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1866C9D3/8GX 2x8GB

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB averaged 41.6% 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 64.1ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 21.5GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB is 36%. 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 14.6GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 17.1GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,840 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.2 MC Read 21.5 26.5
11.2 MC Write 20.7 27.9
11.8 MC Mixed 18.7 24
58% 20.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
8.5 SC Read 14.6 19.9
7.93 SC Write 17.1 24.3
9.67 SC Mixed 17.3 23.2
46.7% 16.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
51 Latency 64.1 81.2
62.4% 64.1 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 @ 1866 MHz
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 19.4
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 11.7
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.2
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 18.1
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 18.8
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 17.4
56% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 17.9
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 16.7
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 17.4
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 16.8
46% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 12.2
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 70.5
57% 70.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 7.4
MC Mixed 14.1
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 11
26% 9 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,740,019 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB Builds (Compare 25,217 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $315

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