Average Bench: 44.1% (100th of 113)

Based on 1,740 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance CMZ16GX3M2A16 2x8GB

Below average average bench

The Corsair Vengeance DDR3 2x8GB averaged 55.8% 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. Physical RAM Latency 76.6ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 17.9GB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 2x8GB is 27.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 8.77GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 9.99GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,740 samples)
Min Avg Max
10 MC Read 17.9 22
6.78 MC Write 13.4 19.1
8.78 MC Mixed 15.6 18.5
44.7% 15.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.2 SC Read 9.99 15.5
5.8 SC Write 8.77 13.9
7.8 SC Mixed 11.4 13.6
28.7% 10 GB/s
Min Avg Max
63.5 Latency 76.6 112
52.2% 76.6 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 @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 17.3
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 9.2
SC Mixed 14.2
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 17.5
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 12.2
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 76.4
52% 76.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 17
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.3
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 72.1
56% 72.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 16.8
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.3
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 15.5
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.6
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 15.6
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 7.5
23% 8 GB/s
Latency 76.9
52% 76.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 8.4
MC Mixed 15.8
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 10.2
24% 8.5 GB/s
Latency 98
41% 98 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 11.9
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.1
SC Write 5.9
SC Mixed 9.9
22% 7.63 GB/s
Latency 82.4
48% 82.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 10
MC Mixed 9.1
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 10.3
27% 9.4 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
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Typical Vengeance DDR3 2x8GB Builds (Compare 3,439 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $467

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