Average Bench: 76.1% (63rd of 108)

Based on 5,774 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMW16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB

Good average bench

The Corsair CMW16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB averaged 23.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair CMW16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 29.8GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 27.7GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair CMW16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB is 41.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair CMW16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 18.3GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 71.6ns
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,774 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.7 MC Read 29.8 37.6
17.9 MC Write 27.7 35
16 MC Mixed 23.5 31.3
77.2% 27 GB/s
Min Avg Max
13.6 SC Read 18.3 23.6
17.1 SC Write 26.8 35.2
16 SC Mixed 23.2 27.9
65.1% 22.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
56 Latency 71.6 99.2
55.9% 71.6 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 2666 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 31
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 34.3
SC Mixed 26.3
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 79.5
50% 79.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 24.9
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 26.5
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 56.7
70% 56.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 34.6
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 25
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 26.9
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 22.8
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 25.9
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 26.6
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 23.8
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 83.7
48% 83.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 21.1
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 28.4
SC Mixed 22.7
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 14
MC Write 11.4
MC Mixed 12.3
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 13.4
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 89.7
45% 89.7 ns
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Typical CMW16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB Builds (Compare 21,491 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $501

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