Average Bench: 107% (3rd of 113)

Based on 744 user benchmarks.  Model: Crucial BLE8G4D36BEEAK.M8FE1 4x8GB

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 3600 C16 4x8GB averaged 6.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 3600 C16 4x8GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 43.7GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 38.9GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 3600 C16 4x8GB is 48.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 3600 C16 4x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Physical RAM Latency 67.5ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 27.2GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 744 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.7 MC Read 43.7 55.7
20.1 MC Write 33.1 46.8
30.5 MC Mixed 38.9 45.6
110% 38.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 SC Read 27.2 34
19.9 SC Write 30.9 50.7
28.4 SC Mixed 37.1 44.4
90.6% 31.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
51.1 Latency 67.5 86.8
59.2% 67.5 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
MC Read 48.4
MC Write 51.9
MC Mixed 39.7
133% 46.7 GB/s
SC Read 24
SC Write 54.4
SC Mixed 35.8
109% 38.1 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3733 MHz
MC Read 50.1
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 45.4
118% 41.2 GB/s
SC Read 34.5
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 46.2
104% 36.3 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 46.3
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 42
110% 38.5 GB/s
SC Read 33.7
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 42
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 31.1
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 28
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 33.9
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 73.9
54% 73.9 ns
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Typical Ballistix Elite DDR4 3600 C16 4x8GB Builds (Compare 10,757 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 95%
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Workstation 114%

Motherboard: Gigabyte X570 AORUS MASTER - $360

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,650

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