Average Bench: 96% (11th of 113)

Based on 1,952 user benchmarks.  Model: Crucial BLE8G4D36BEEAK.M8FE1 2x8GB

Excellent average bench

The Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB averaged just 3.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 38.1GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 33.9GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB is 47.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 70ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 25.6GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,952 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.4 MC Read 38.1 50.2
20 MC Write 31 47.2
22.3 MC Mixed 33.9 41
98.1% 34.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 SC Read 25.6 32.8
19.4 SC Write 30 48.3
23.9 SC Mixed 33.9 41.4
85.2% 29.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
48.4 Latency 70 92.8
57.2% 70 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 36.8
98% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 34.2
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 40
97% 33.9 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 39.8
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 36.6
98% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 34.4
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 41.1
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 37.8
97% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 28.1
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 37.5
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 33.6
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 36.2
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 28
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 39.4
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 33
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 35.9
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 28.1
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 37.9
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 28.9
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 29.5
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 83.7
48% 83.7 ns
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Typical Ballistix Elite DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB Builds (Compare 21,976 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 98%
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Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 100%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,205

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