Average Bench: 58.4% (83rd of 108)

Based on 4,153 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 64.6ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 21.6GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB is 37.6%. 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 17GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,153 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.9 MC Read 21.6 26.3
10.5 MC Write 20.7 27.1
11.1 MC Mixed 18.7 23.9
58.1% 20.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
8.33 SC Read 14.6 19.9
8 SC Write 17 24.3
9.43 SC Mixed 17.3 23.2
46.5% 16.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
50.9 Latency 64.6 81.7
62% 64.6 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 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 26.5
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 24.9
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 49.1
82% 49.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 23.4
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 22.3
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 22.2
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 23.2
62% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.8
64% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 21
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17.6
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21.3
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 17.1
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 78.3
51% 78.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 16.8
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 12.4
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 17
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 11
26% 8.93 GB/s
Latency 81.7
49% 81.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 16.4
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 9.2
SC Mixed 11
27% 9.4 GB/s
Latency 93.7
43% 93.7 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB Builds (Compare 26,362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $437

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