Average Bench: 23.6% (113th of 113)

Based on 3,300 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung 1x4GB

Very poor average bench

The Samsung 1x4GB averaged 76.3% 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 144ns
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 8.52GB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 1x4GB is just 19.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung 1x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 5.57GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 5.7GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,300 samples)
Min Avg Max
3.8 MC Read 8.27 11.1
4.28 MC Write 8.52 10.8
4.07 MC Mixed 7.39 9.7
23% 8.06 GB/s
Min Avg Max
1.6 SC Read 5.57 10.1
2.7 SC Write 6.48 11.1
0.98 SC Mixed 5.7 10.2
16.9% 5.92 GB/s
Min Avg Max
66.7 Latency 144 252
27.8% 144 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 11.6
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 12.3
37% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
1 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 8.9
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 10
SC Mixed 9.2
27% 9.5 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
1 of 1 slots used
4GB Row of chips DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 9.1
MC Write 9.5
MC Mixed 10.5
28% 9.7 GB/s
SC Read 3.6
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 4.2
12% 4.33 GB/s
Latency 138
29% 138 ns
1 of 1 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 9.4
MC Write 10
MC Mixed 9.5
28% 9.63 GB/s
SC Read 3.4
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 3.8
11% 3.93 GB/s
Latency 170
24% 170 ns
1 of 1 slots used
4GB Row of chips DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 6.6
MC Write 8.1
MC Mixed 7.6
21% 7.43 GB/s
SC Read 3.7
SC Write 5
SC Mixed 4.9
13% 4.53 GB/s
Latency 144
28% 144 ns
1 of 1 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 5.8
MC Write 7.8
MC Mixed 6
19% 6.53 GB/s
SC Read 3.1
SC Write 4.3
SC Mixed 4.1
11% 3.83 GB/s
Latency 171
23% 171 ns
1 of 1 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 6
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 5.7
18% 6.2 GB/s
SC Read 3.5
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 3.8
12% 4.03 GB/s
Latency 174
23% 174 ns
1 of 1 slots used
4GB Row of chips DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 1.1
MC Write 7
MC Mixed 6.8
14% 4.97 GB/s
SC Read 2.5
SC Write 4
SC Mixed 3.5
10% 3.33 GB/s
Latency 181
22% 181 ns
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Typical 1x4GB Builds (Compare 1,011 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Asus X550LD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $31

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