Average Bench: 64% (81st of 108)

Based on 945 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4 4x4GB

Above average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB averaged 35.9% 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 25.4GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 23.4GB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB is 62.1%. 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 Read Bench 12.3GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 945 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.7 MC Read 25.4 40.9
10.1 MC Write 23.4 40.3
13.8 MC Mixed 23.1 36.7
68.5% 24 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.64 SC Read 12.3 17.1
7.34 SC Write 10.9 15.7
9.3 SC Mixed 12.3 14.3
33.7% 11.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
57.9 Latency 69.7 85.1
57.4% 69.7 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 30.5
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 12.5
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 61.1
65% 61.1 ns
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 30
92% 32 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 12.8
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 29.8
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 12.3
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 16.9
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 11.8
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 71
56% 71 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 15.7
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.2
26% 9.27 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,113,089 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB Builds (Compare 2,517 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 - $380

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,195

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