Average Bench: 95.3% (15th of 113)

Based on 3,005 user benchmarks.  Model: Crucial BLE8G4D36BEEAK.M8FE1 2x8GB

Excellent average bench

The Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB averaged just 4.7% 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.


Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 38.1GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 33GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB is 55.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Physical RAM Latency 68.4ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 25GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,005 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.5 MC Read 38.1 50.7
20 MC Write 31.2 47.7
21.1 MC Mixed 32.8 40.5
97.3% 34 GB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 SC Read 25 33.1
18.8 SC Write 30.1 49
21.9 SC Mixed 33 40.8
83.9% 29.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
47.2 Latency 68.4 92.3
58.5% 68.4 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 @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 45.1
MC Write 47.7
MC Mixed 30.8
118% 41.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 49
SC Mixed 33.5
100% 35.1 GB/s
Latency 46.1
87% 46.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 39.6
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 35.1
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 31.7
SC Write 26.8
SC Mixed 41
95% 33.2 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 32.5
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 25.6
SC Mixed 27.2
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 78
51% 78 ns
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Gaming 103%
Desktop 92%
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Workstation 106%

Motherboard: Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,205

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