Average Bench: 73% (70th of 108)

Based on 18 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMW16GX4 2x8GB

Good average bench

The Corsair CMW16GX4 2x8GB averaged 26.9% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 29.3GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 26.1GB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair CMW16GX4 2x8GB is 29.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair CMW16GX4 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 102ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 18.3GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.6 MC Read 29.3 35.9
13.1 MC Write 25.5 30.7
13.6 MC Mixed 24.7 30.8
75.7% 26.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
15.6 SC Read 18.3 20.9
12.6 SC Write 26.1 33.1
12.7 SC Mixed 21.2 25.3
62.5% 21.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
89.8 Latency 102 111
39.1% 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 2133 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 31
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 26.8
82% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 82
49% 82 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 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 26.2
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 22
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 104
39% 104 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 26.5
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 21.7
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 30
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 26.3
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 21.4
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 104
38% 104 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 25.6
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 20
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 22.4
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
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Typical CMW16GX4 2x8GB Builds (Compare 5,626 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
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Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AX370-Gaming K7 - $101

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $929

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