Average Bench: 51.9% (88th of 108)

Based on 7,150 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance Pro CMY16GX3M2A1600C9 2x8GB

Average average bench

The Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB averaged 48.1% 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 70.2ns
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 18.6GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB is 35.7%. 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 13.5GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 16GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 7,150 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.8 MC Read 18.3 23.1
9 MC Write 18.6 24.6
9 MC Mixed 16.4 20.9
50.8% 17.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.2 SC Read 13.5 17.7
7.5 SC Write 17.1 23.5
8.6 SC Mixed 16 21
44.4% 15.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
56 Latency 70.2 92.2
57% 70.2 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 @ 2000 MHz
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 23.7
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 23.9
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 13.2
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 11.9
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 9.5
MC Write 9.9
MC Mixed 8.8
27% 9.4 GB/s
SC Read 5.8
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 7.7
20% 7.07 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,265,781 RAM Kits tested.

Typical Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB Builds (Compare 18,827 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,000

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