Average Bench: 93.3% (15th of 115)

Based on 38,251 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C18 2x8GB

Excellent average bench

The Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB averaged just 6.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 37.5GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 32.4GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB is 48.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 71.1ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 24.7GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 38,251 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.1 MC Read 37.5 48.9
19.9 MC Write 30.3 45.6
22.4 MC Mixed 32.4 41.1
95.4% 33.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 SC Read 24.7 32.4
19.3 SC Write 29.9 47.6
22.5 SC Mixed 31.8 39.6
82.2% 28.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
54.3 Latency 71.1 90.3
56.2% 71.1 ns
User Benchmarks BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 60.7
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 35.2
131% 45.8 GB/s
SC Read 28.9
SC Write 27.1
SC Mixed 37.6
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 49.6
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 40.6
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 34.1
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 41.8
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 44.8
89% 44.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 34.3
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 32.8
SC Write 26.8
SC Mixed 38.5
93% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 27.7
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 25.5
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 33.8
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 28.8
71% 25 GB/s
Latency 77.2
52% 77.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 30
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 30
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 28.3
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 88
45% 88 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 30.1
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 25.3
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 30.2
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 79.1
51% 79.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 30.4
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 30
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 87.3
46% 87.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 28.3
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 27.2
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 92.9
43% 92.9 ns
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Typical Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB Builds (Compare 23,270 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $689

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