Average Bench: 72.8% (72nd of 113)

Based on 486 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4G 4x4GB

Good average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB averaged 27.2% 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 28.1GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 27.4GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB is 55.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 15.6GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 15.6GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 486 samples)
Min Avg Max
17 MC Read 28.1 43
14.8 MC Write 27.4 40.9
15.7 MC Mixed 25 37.7
76.6% 26.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 SC Read 15.7 18.2
8.43 SC Write 15.6 21
11 SC Mixed 15.6 20.3
44.7% 15.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
55 Latency 61.5 71.7
65% 61.5 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 43.1
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 37
115% 40.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 14.5
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 60.1
67% 60.1 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 42.1
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 36.2
113% 39.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 12.6
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 40.9
MC Write 35.1
MC Mixed 33
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 16.5
SC Mixed 14.6
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 31
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 11.8
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 19.2
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 19.9
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 55.7
72% 55.7 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,034,299 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB Builds (Compare 2,131 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV FORMULA - $714

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,764

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