Average Bench: 54.3% (91st of 115)

Based on 43,127 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10 2x8GB

Average average bench

The Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB averaged 45.6% 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 Write Bench 19.7GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 19.6GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB is 31.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 14.5GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 16.7GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 43,127 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.7 MC Read 19.6 22.4
10.3 MC Write 19.7 23.1
8.9 MC Mixed 17.3 19.9
53.8% 18.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.5 SC Read 14.5 18.2
7.7 SC Write 17.1 22.8
8.6 SC Mixed 16.7 20.8
46% 16.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
60.1 Latency 74.3 103
53.8% 74.3 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.6
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 19.4
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 18.4
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 19
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 18.2
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 19.6
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 18.5
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 19.6
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 71
56% 71 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 17.8
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 18.2
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 17.8
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 12.4
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 17.8
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 14.9
38% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 80.1
50% 80.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2132 MHz
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 6.1
28% 9.73 GB/s
SC Read 4.4
SC Write 2.6
SC Mixed 4
10% 3.67 GB/s
Latency 123
32% 123 ns
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Typical Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB Builds (Compare 4,566 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $778

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