Average Bench: 64.7% (80th of 108)

Based on 1,185 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4 4x4GB

Above average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB averaged 35.2% 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 25.9GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 23.6GB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB is 63.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 10.9GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 12.3GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,185 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.8 MC Read 25.9 41.5
9.42 MC Write 23.6 40.4
13.3 MC Mixed 23.4 36.9
69.4% 24.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.9 SC Read 12.4 17.4
7.5 SC Write 10.9 15.9
9.54 SC Mixed 12.3 14.3
33.8% 11.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
57.8 Latency 69.3 85.1
57.8% 69.3 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 42.3
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 36.8
114% 39.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 12.6
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 30.7
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 13.7
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 30.3
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 12.6
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 18.1
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 13.5
31% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB Builds (Compare 3,314 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 - $380

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,189

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