Average Bench: 90.7% (21st of 113)

Based on 29,414 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C18 2x8GB

Excellent average bench

The Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C18 2x8GB averaged just 9.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C18 2x8GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 36.6GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 32.3GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C18 2x8GB is 44%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C18 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 72.3ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 25GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,414 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.3 MC Read 36.6 47.4
19.8 MC Write 28.5 44.1
21.1 MC Mixed 32 37.7
92.5% 32.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 SC Read 25 32.5
18.7 SC Write 27.6 45.7
21.2 SC Mixed 32.3 40
80.8% 28.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
54.7 Latency 72.3 92.3
55.4% 72.3 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 @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 37.8
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 27.9
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 36.8
87% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 35.3
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 27.4
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 35.5
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3866 MHz
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 35.1
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 25.3
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 38
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 87.9
46% 87.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 33
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 23.9
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 24.5
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 30.6
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 29.7
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 87.8
46% 87.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 29.7
78% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 29.8
70% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 88
45% 88 ns
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Typical CMW16GX4M2Z3600C18 2x8GB Builds (Compare 93,978 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $988

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