Average Bench: 70.9% (75th of 108)

Based on 342 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4G 4x4GB

Good average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB averaged 29.1% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 27GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 26.5GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB is 54.6%. 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 Read Bench 15.8GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 16.1GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 342 samples)
Min Avg Max
18 MC Read 27 42.9
15.9 MC Write 26.5 40.9
17 MC Mixed 24.1 37.7
73.9% 25.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
10.5 SC Read 15.8 18.3
9.22 SC Write 16.2 21.5
11.6 SC Mixed 16.1 20.3
45.9% 16.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
55 Latency 60.8 70.5
65.8% 60.8 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 44
MC Write 44.1
MC Mixed 37.2
119% 41.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 13.3
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 43.2
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 37.6
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 13.6
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 19.2
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 17.3
SC Mixed 18.3
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 14.4
46% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.8
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,848,478 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB Builds (Compare 1,486 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV FORMULA - $714

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,712

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