Average Bench: 43.5% (93rd of 105)

Based on 2,283 user benchmarks.  Model: Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB averaged 56.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 18.4GB/s
Avg. Physical RAM Latency 81.9ns

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB is 22%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 7.98GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 9.57GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,283 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.6 MC Read 18.4 21.6
6.8 MC Write 11.9 15.7
9.34 MC Mixed 15.9 18.5
44% 15.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.53 SC Read 9.57 11.6
6.1 SC Write 7.98 9.2
8.03 SC Mixed 11.6 13.9
27.7% 9.71 GB/s
Min Avg Max
61.1 Latency 81.9 106
48.8% 81.9 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 18.6
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 12.4
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 12.7
MC Mixed 17.7
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 12
MC Mixed 14.9
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 7.4
SC Mixed 10.8
26% 9.07 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 17
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 11
26% 9 GB/s
Latency 95.8
42% 95.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 12.5
MC Write 10.8
MC Mixed 13.1
35% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 9.6
23% 7.9 GB/s
Latency 94.5
42% 94.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 9.7
29% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 9.9
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 10
MC Mixed 9.6
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 10.6
27% 9.5 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
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Typical BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB Builds (Compare 12,916 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $337

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