Average Bench: 72.6% (75th of 113)

Based on 545 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4G 4x4GB

Good average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB averaged 27.4% 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 28GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 27.2GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB is 56%. 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 Mixed IO Bench 15.7GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 15.7GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 545 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.1 MC Read 28 42.9
14.5 MC Write 27.2 40.8
15.7 MC Mixed 24.8 37.6
76.3% 26.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
10.5 SC Read 15.7 18.8
8.37 SC Write 15.8 21.7
10.9 SC Mixed 15.7 20.3
44.9% 15.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
54.8 Latency 61.9 71.6
64.6% 61.9 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 41.7
MC Write 40.7
MC Mixed 38.9
116% 40.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 12.5
SC Mixed 11.5
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 42.1
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 36.7
114% 39.9 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 13.1
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 20
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 19.8
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.7
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.5
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.9
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 17.7
48% 17 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 19.3
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 19.2
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 18.7
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 18.9
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 55.6
72% 55.6 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.9
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 15.7
44% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 79.7
50% 79.7 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB Builds (Compare 505 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV FORMULA - $714

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,973

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