Average Bench: 70.7% (73rd of 108)

Based on 39 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair 2x8GB

Good average bench

The Corsair 2x8GB averaged 29.3% 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 28.4GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 27.4GB/s

Good consistency

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

Weaknesses

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 90.3ns
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 19.4GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 39 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.3 MC Read 28.4 36
14.2 MC Write 19.8 27.7
14.2 MC Mixed 27.4 35.2
72% 25.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
13.2 SC Read 20.7 26.5
14.4 SC Write 19.4 27.7
15.5 SC Mixed 26.1 35.1
63% 22.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
67.9 Latency 90.3 113
44.3% 90.3 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 DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 31.4
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 30
71% 25 GB/s
Latency 84.5
47% 84.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 29.7
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 26.5
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 82.7
48% 82.7 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 27.2
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 26.7
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 26.7
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 24.5
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 98.1
41% 98.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 29
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 26.5
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 24.3
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 98.3
41% 98.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 25
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 23
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 25
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 23.9
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 25.3
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 17.4
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 113
35% 113 ns
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Typical 2x8GB Builds (Compare 24,794 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 112%
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Workstation 100%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X470-PRO - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $786

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