Average Bench: 28.4% (107th of 108)

Based on 1,618 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C9S3L/8G 1x8GB

Very poor average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 1x8GB averaged 71.5% 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. Physical RAM Latency 96.6ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 9.56GB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 1x8GB is just 18.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 1x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 7.86GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 8.45GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,618 samples)
Min Avg Max
4.8 MC Read 9.56 11.5
4.3 MC Write 9.51 11.4
5.3 MC Mixed 8.65 10.2
26.4% 9.24 GB/s
Min Avg Max
2.5 SC Read 7.86 11
4.1 SC Write 8.84 12
3.6 SC Mixed 8.45 11.4
24% 8.39 GB/s
Min Avg Max
62 Latency 96.6 190
41.4% 96.6 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 11.3
MC Write 11.5
MC Mixed 10
31% 10.9 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 11.4
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
1 of 1 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 11.5
MC Mixed 10.3
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 11
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 10.1
MC Mixed 9.2
29% 10 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 9.4
25% 8.7 GB/s
Latency 87.7
46% 87.7 ns
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 9.9
MC Write 9.6
MC Mixed 8.7
27% 9.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 8.8
25% 8.8 GB/s
Latency 84.2
48% 84.2 ns
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 8.9
MC Write 9.4
MC Mixed 7.4
24% 8.57 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 6.5
19% 6.73 GB/s
Latency 81.4
49% 81.4 ns
1 of 1 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 7.5
MC Write 4.5
MC Mixed 6.9
18% 6.3 GB/s
SC Read 5
SC Write 4.7
SC Mixed 6.8
16% 5.5 GB/s
Latency 141
28% 141 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 1x8GB Builds (Compare 5,159 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 3542

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Very poor Total price: $61

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