Average Bench: 23.5% (108th of 108)

Based on 1,797 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung 1x4GB

Very poor average bench

The Samsung 1x4GB averaged 76.4% 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 145ns
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 8.55GB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 1x4GB is just 18.8%. 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 5.68GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 5.92GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,797 samples)
Min Avg Max
4.5 MC Read 8.26 11.2
4.4 MC Write 8.55 10.9
4.26 MC Mixed 7.15 9.1
22.8% 7.99 GB/s
Min Avg Max
1.8 SC Read 5.68 10.1
3 SC Write 6.52 11
1.6 SC Mixed 5.92 10
17.2% 6.04 GB/s
Min Avg Max
66.9 Latency 145 255
27.5% 145 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1 of 4 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 9
29% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 8.9
21% 7.4 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
1 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 10.1
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 8.9
28% 9.97 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 10
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 104
39% 104 ns
1 of 1 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 9.6
MC Mixed 9.1
28% 9.87 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 9.5
SC Mixed 9.5
26% 9.07 GB/s
Latency 117
34% 117 ns
1 of 4 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 8.8
MC Write 8.3
MC Mixed 8.8
25% 8.63 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 7.5
17% 5.93 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
1 of 1 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
MC Read 7.6
MC Write 8.2
MC Mixed 6.7
21% 7.5 GB/s
SC Read 3.3
SC Write 4.9
SC Mixed 3.9
12% 4.03 GB/s
Latency 163
24% 163 ns
1 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 8
MC Write 8.7
MC Mixed 6.9
22% 7.87 GB/s
SC Read 1.3
SC Write 4.1
SC Mixed 1.2
6% 2.2 GB/s
Latency 195
20% 195 ns
1 of 1 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 4.9
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 5.3
16% 5.57 GB/s
SC Read 3.2
SC Write 4.3
SC Mixed 2.5
10% 3.33 GB/s
Latency 177
23% 177 ns
1 of 1 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 3.1
MC Write 6.4
MC Mixed 5
14% 4.83 GB/s
SC Read 1.9
SC Write 2.4
SC Mixed 1.7
6% 2 GB/s
Latency 194
21% 194 ns
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Typical 1x4GB Builds (Compare 1,606 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: Asus X550LD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $104

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