Average Bench: 72.2% (72nd of 108)

Based on 22 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMW16GX4 2x8GB

Good average bench

The Corsair CMW16GX4 2x8GB averaged 27.8% 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 28.9GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 25.7GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair CMW16GX4 2x8GB is 36.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair CMW16GX4 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 102ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 18GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.5 MC Read 28.9 40.8
11 MC Write 25.1 34.6
11.1 MC Mixed 24.5 33.1
74.8% 26.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
11.8 SC Read 18 21.9
12.6 SC Write 25.7 37.9
12.7 SC Mixed 20.9 26.2
61.5% 21.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
85.6 Latency 102 113
39.2% 102 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 @ 2933 MHz
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 33.1
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 37.9
SC Mixed 26.2
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 85.6
47% 85.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 1067 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 30.8
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 25.3
76% 26.4 GB/s
Latency 93.2
43% 93.2 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 27.2
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 22.7
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 23
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 24.4
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 14.8
SC Mixed 15
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 113
36% 113 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 13.5
MC Write 11
MC Mixed 11.1
34% 11.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 14.6
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,831,464 RAM Kits tested.

Typical CMW16GX4 2x8GB Builds (Compare 5,983 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AX370-Gaming K7 - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,056

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