Average Bench: 83.6% (41st of 113)

Based on 33,903 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX3000C15D4/8GX 2x8GB

Very good average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB averaged just 16.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 33.1GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 29.5GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB is 50.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Physical RAM Latency 75.3ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 20.4GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 33,903 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.3 MC Read 33.1 42.3
16.7 MC Write 29.5 39.6
15.4 MC Mixed 27 34.6
85.3% 29.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
13.4 SC Read 20.4 26.9
16.6 SC Write 29.5 41.3
15.5 SC Mixed 26.1 34
72.4% 25.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
53.8 Latency 75.3 99.7
53.1% 75.3 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 DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 26.9
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 31.9
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 53.7
75% 53.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 25.9
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 39.8
SC Mixed 28.1
83% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 33.5
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 26.5
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 33.7
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 77.9
51% 77.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 33
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 24.7
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 31.9
74% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 79.8
50% 79.8 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB Builds (Compare 63,927 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 47%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $473

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24 months ago.

Pretty decent ram, top speed is 3100 but Cl15 does wonders.


8 months ago.

Stable OC at 3200Mhz. The comment below that says they are using it at 3800Mhz must be a typo, it is not stable at that frequency, at least on my system.


11 months ago.

Using this at 3800MHz is love.

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