Average Bench: 54.9% (90th of 113)

Based on 51,891 user benchmarks.  Model: Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB

Average average bench

The Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB averaged 45.1% 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.


Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 19.7GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 19.6GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB is 31.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 14.5GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 16.6GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 51,891 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.6 MC Read 19.6 22.4
10 MC Write 19.7 23.1
9.4 MC Mixed 17.7 20.2
54.3% 19 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.37 SC Read 14.5 18.2
7.6 SC Write 17.3 23.3
8.6 SC Mixed 16.6 20.8
46% 16.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
58.3 Latency 71.9 99.1
55.6% 71.9 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 DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 20.1
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 17.2
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1632 MHz
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 18.7
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 19.2
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 84.5
47% 84.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 18.4
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 16.9
SC Mixed 14.5
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 81
49% 81 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20
MC Write 11.4
MC Mixed 16.8
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.4
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
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Typical BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB Builds (Compare 15,872 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $565

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