Average Bench: 64.4% (81st of 108)

Based on 1,137 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4 4x4GB

Above average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB averaged 35.5% 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 25.7GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 23.5GB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB is 63.7%. 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 1,137 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.1 MC Read 25.7 41.3
9.35 MC Write 23.5 40.5
12.8 MC Mixed 23.3 36.9
69% 24.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.8 SC Read 12.3 17.5
7.2 SC Write 10.9 15.9
8.96 SC Mixed 12.3 14.3
33.7% 11.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
57.6 Latency 69.4 85.9
57.7% 69.4 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 35
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 36.6
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 13.7
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 30.3
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 11.9
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 32.5
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 14.3
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 28.4
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 11.3
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 26.9
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 11.3
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 24.1
78% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 11.9
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 18
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 16.2
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.2
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 76.3
52% 76.3 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 16.2
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 7.1
SC Mixed 11.8
24% 8.53 GB/s
Latency 79.7
50% 79.7 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB Builds (Compare 3,107 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 - $380

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,282

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