Average Bench: 52.9% (90th of 113)

Based on 24,252 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10 2x8GB

Average average bench

The Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB averaged 47.0% 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.


Avg. Physical RAM Latency 70.8ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 19GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB is 32.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13.7GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 16.2GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 24,252 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.2 MC Read 19 22.3
9.14 MC Write 18.9 22.9
8.8 MC Mixed 16.9 19.8
52.2% 18.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.94 SC Read 13.7 17.7
6.92 SC Write 16.4 22.9
8.3 SC Mixed 16.2 20.7
44% 15.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
58.4 Latency 70.8 96.5
56.5% 70.8 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 DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.5
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 19.4
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 19.9
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 10.2
MC Mixed 9.9
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 12
SC Mixed 11.4
33% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM 333 MHz
MC Read 10.4
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 9.7
26% 9.2 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 7.5
17% 5.93 GB/s
Latency 118
34% 118 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,053,269 RAM Kits tested.

Typical Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB Builds (Compare 17,375 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 53%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 62%

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $968

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