Average Bench: 92% (20th of 113)

Based on 7,953 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C18 2x8GB

Excellent average bench

The Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C18 2x8GB averaged just 8.0% 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 36GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 33.1GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C18 2x8GB is 41.9%. 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 72.5ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 24.2GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,953 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.1 MC Read 36 47.8
19.8 MC Write 29.7 43.9
24.3 MC Mixed 33.1 38.1
94.1% 32.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
18 SC Read 24.2 28.1
18.9 SC Write 28.8 45.2
24.3 SC Mixed 32 38.4
81% 28.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
50.7 Latency 72.5 91.6
55.2% 72.5 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 43.4
MC Write 45.6
MC Mixed 31.6
115% 40.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 47.6
SC Mixed 31.8
95% 33.4 GB/s
Latency 54.7
73% 54.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 36.8
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 27
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 36.5
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 35.3
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 25.3
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 32.9
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 34.6
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 23.5
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 35.4
SC Mixed 25.6
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3800 MHz
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 34.9
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 32.9
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 90.9
44% 90.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 30.2
78% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 28.6
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 83.4
48% 83.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 30
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 29.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 21.4
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 94.4
42% 94.4 ns
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Typical CMW16GX4M2Z3600C18 2x8GB Builds (Compare 33,736 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $770

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