Average Bench: 50% (98th of 115)

Based on 20,728 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance Pro CMY16GX3M2A1600C9 2x8GB

Below average average bench

The Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB averaged 50.0% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 17.9GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 17.8GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB is 33.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13.4GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 15.4GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,728 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.39 MC Read 17.8 22.1
8.8 MC Write 17.9 22.7
8.55 MC Mixed 16 19.7
49.2% 17.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7 SC Read 13.4 17.9
7.2 SC Write 16.3 23.2
8.18 SC Mixed 15.4 20.3
42.9% 15 GB/s
Min Avg Max
60.2 Latency 79.9 117
50% 79.9 ns
User Benchmarks BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1632 MHz
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 18.8
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.4
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.4
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 19.2
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 16.2
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 18.5
SC Mixed 16.1
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 16.1
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 16.2
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 79.2
50% 79.2 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 15.7
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 14.6
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 15.1
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 14.9
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 91.1
44% 91.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
MC Read 17
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 15.1
44% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 12.6
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 84.5
47% 84.5 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 8.3
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 6.6
24% 8.53 GB/s
SC Read 4.5
SC Write 5.7
SC Mixed 5.5
15% 5.23 GB/s
Latency 120
33% 120 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 5.9
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 6.5
18% 6.43 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 7
SC Mixed 7.2
20% 6.93 GB/s
Latency 83.5
48% 83.5 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 66,986,508 RAM Kits tested

Typical Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB Builds (Compare 6,758 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: 60% - Above average Total price: $648

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