Average Bench: 90.7% (21st of 108)

Based on 2,783 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 2x8GB

Excellent average bench

The Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 2x8GB averaged just 9.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 35.4GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 31.7GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 2x8GB is 50.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 67.1ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 22.4GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,783 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.4 MC Read 35.4 47.6
18 MC Write 31.7 44.6
19.2 MC Mixed 29.8 38.2
92.3% 32.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 SC Read 22.4 27.8
17.7 SC Write 31.1 46.3
19.2 SC Mixed 29.9 37.6
79.5% 27.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
46.4 Latency 67.1 99.2
59.7% 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
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 44.2
MC Write 46.2
MC Mixed 31.3
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 45.6
SC Mixed 32.4
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 46.5
86% 46.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 30
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 26.6
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3800 MHz
MC Read 43.1
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 32.8
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 26.2
SC Mixed 31.9
77% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 88.4
45% 88.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 36.5
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 25.2
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 34.2
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3533 MHz clocked @ 1767 MHz
MC Read 34.7
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 35.8
92% 32.4 GB/s
SC Read 26.1
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 35.9
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 21.3
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
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Typical CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 2x8GB Builds (Compare 28,065 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
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Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,353

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