Average Bench: 86.8% (29th of 113)

Based on 450 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX2933C17S4/8G 2x8GB

Very good average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR4 2933 C17 2x8GB averaged just 13.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston HyperX DDR4 2933 C17 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 34.4GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 33.6GB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR4 2933 C17 2x8GB is 21.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR4 2933 C17 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 18.9GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 72.9ns

Average Bench

(Based on 450 samples)
Min Avg Max
28 MC Read 33.4 36.5
27.2 MC Write 33.6 37.5
22.2 MC Mixed 26.1 32.6
88.6% 31 GB/s
Min Avg Max
13.7 SC Read 18.9 24
23.3 SC Write 34.4 40
19.4 SC Mixed 25.8 29.3
75.4% 26.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
55.3 Latency 72.9 111
54.9% 72.9 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
MC Read 37
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 34.3
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 24.4
SC Write 39.5
SC Mixed 27
87% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 79.8
50% 79.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 26.2
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 29.9
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 36
MC Mixed 26
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 27.8
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 30.2
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 26.2
SC Write 38
SC Mixed 30
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 77.2
52% 77.2 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,855,191 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR4 2933 C17 2x8GB Builds (Compare 1,281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 22%
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 21%

Motherboard: Asrock A300M-STX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $150

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