Average Bench: 77.3% (62nd of 113)

Based on 55 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMW16GX4 2x8GB

Good average bench

The Corsair CMW16GX4 2x8GB averaged 22.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair CMW16GX4 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 30.9GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 27.1GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair CMW16GX4 2x8GB is 46.5%. 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 99.5ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 18.6GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 55 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.4 MC Read 30.9 40.9
12.7 MC Write 27.1 35.5
11.8 MC Mixed 26.6 33.9
80.6% 28.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
13.7 SC Read 18.6 21.7
14 SC Write 27.1 38
14 SC Mixed 21.6 26.6
64.1% 22.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
85.3 Latency 99.5 111
40.2% 99.5 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 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 33.1
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 24.3
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 84
48% 84 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 31.8
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 25.1
71% 25 GB/s
Latency 81.8
49% 81.8 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 27.1
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 19.5
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 26.8
82% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 21.6
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 26.6
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 22.5
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 99.1
40% 99.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 29
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 25.3
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 20.2
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,990,521 RAM Kits tested.

Typical CMW16GX4 2x8GB Builds (Compare 5,411 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $592

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