Average Bench: 38.7% (107th of 113)

Based on 4,000 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C10D3/ 2x4GB

Poor average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB averaged 61.2% 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. 16 Core Read Bench 16.8GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 84.6ns

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB is 22.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 7.64GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 8.93GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,000 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.43 MC Read 16.8 20.9
5.37 MC Write 10.9 15
7.3 MC Mixed 13.1 15.7
38.9% 13.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
5.57 SC Read 8.93 11.6
5 SC Write 7.64 9
6.63 SC Mixed 10.5 12.8
25.8% 9.03 GB/s
Min Avg Max
64.6 Latency 84.6 137
47.3% 84.6 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 14.6
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 12.2
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 14.7
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 12
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 15
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 10.5
25% 8.9 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 9.4
MC Mixed 14.8
43% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.4
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 13.8
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 11.5
26% 9.2 GB/s
Latency 90.3
44% 90.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 8.7
MC Mixed 14.9
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11
26% 9.27 GB/s
Latency 94.2
42% 94.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 14.6
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 7.6
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 10
24% 8.43 GB/s
Latency 95.2
42% 95.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 6.1
MC Mixed 10.7
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 10.5
23% 8.07 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,696,184 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB Builds (Compare 15,097 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $463

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