Average Bench: 50.8% (94th of 113)

Based on 11,630 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance Pro CMY16GX3M2A1600C9 2x8GB

Average average bench

The Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB averaged 49.2% 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 72.7ns
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 18.1GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB is 35.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13.4GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 15.6GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 11,630 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.09 MC Read 18 22.4
8.5 MC Write 18.1 23
8 MC Mixed 16.1 20.1
49.8% 17.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.14 SC Read 13.4 17.9
7.3 SC Write 16.5 23.2
7.59 SC Mixed 15.6 20.6
43.3% 15.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
57.1 Latency 72.7 100
55% 72.7 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 21.8
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 19.8
60% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 17.5
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.6
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 15.2
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 71
56% 71 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 16.1
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 14.1
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 74
54% 74 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 9.9
MC Mixed 10.3
33% 11.5 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 6.3
SC Mixed 6.9
18% 6.4 GB/s
Latency 120
34% 120 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,971,879 RAM Kits tested.

Typical Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB Builds (Compare 28,810 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 53%
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 62%

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $828

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