Average Bench: 85.8% (31st of 113)

Based on 1,233 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z2933C16 2x8GB

Very good average bench

The Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z2933C16 2x8GB averaged just 14.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z2933C16 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 34.2GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 31.4GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z2933C16 2x8GB is 51.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z2933C16 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Physical RAM Latency 74.9ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 21.1GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,233 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.9 MC Read 34.2 41.5
16.9 MC Write 30.7 39
16 MC Mixed 27.3 33.8
87.8% 30.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 SC Read 21.1 26.8
17.7 SC Write 31.4 40.1
16.9 SC Mixed 26 31.4
74.7% 26.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
55.4 Latency 74.9 97.6
53.4% 74.9 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 33.6
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 23.1
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 25.1
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 24.5
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 24.7
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 23.5
84% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 35.5
SC Mixed 27.3
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 28.5
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.2
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 86.4
46% 86.4 ns
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Typical CMW16GX4M2Z2933C16 2x8GB Builds (Compare 37,395 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 77%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 73%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B450 AORUS ELITE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $624

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