Crucial BLS2KIT4G3D1609DS1S00 BLS2CP4G3D1609DS1S00CEU

Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB

Average Bench: 56% (91st of 115)

Based on 44,086 user benchmarks.  Model: Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 2x4GB

Average average bench

The Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB averaged 43.9% 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.


Avg. Physical RAM Latency 67.1ns
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 20.1GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB is 31%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 14.4GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 16.3GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 44,086 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.1 MC Read 20.1 22.8
10.4 MC Write 20.1 23.4
9.85 MC Mixed 18.3 20.7
55.6% 19.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.9 SC Read 14.4 18.2
7.7 SC Write 16.3 21.5
9.3 SC Mixed 16.7 20.8
45.2% 15.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
55.3 Latency 67.1 90.7
59.6% 67.1 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 20.8
62% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 19.3
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 20.5
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 17.5
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19.7
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 19.6
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 9.5
MC Mixed 7.6
27% 9.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 9.6
27% 9.47 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 8.9
MC Write 8.5
MC Mixed 8.3
24% 8.57 GB/s
SC Read 3.2
SC Write 3.8
SC Mixed 4
10% 3.67 GB/s
Latency 211
19% 211 ns
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Typical Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB Builds (Compare 1,248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 25%
Desktop 72%
Workstation 20%

Motherboard: MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817) - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $519

Popular Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB compatible motherboards:

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2 years ago.

Easily one of the fastest and accessible pieces of DDR3 kit, if your system does not support OC'ed RAM. At 1600 MHz and a CAS latency of only 9 cycles, plus an understated cooling element that looks absolutely wicked, you can't go wrong. Can be had for $17 per 4 GB stick on eBay.


4 years ago.

It's ok. It's just ok... To slow for heavy work. 8BG will be fine for gaming tho.


3 years ago.

Great for simple task

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