Average Bench: 85.9% (32nd of 108)

Based on 318 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX 8x4GB

Very good average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 8x4GB averaged just 14.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 8x4GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 34.6GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 33.8GB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 8x4GB is 20.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 8x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 12.6GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 13.4GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 318 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.9 MC Read 34.6 41.3
30.4 MC Write 33.8 39.7
28.3 MC Mixed 31.4 36.6
95.1% 33.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
11.2 SC Read 15.2 17.5
9.58 SC Write 13.4 16.5
10.2 SC Mixed 12.6 14.9
39.2% 13.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
58.2 Latency 74.7 89.9
53.6% 74.7 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
8 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 36.9
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 16
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
8 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 29.6
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.3
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,761,416 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 8x4GB Builds (Compare 3,799 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 71%
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 47%

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 PRO - $374

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,280

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