Average Bench: 50% (95th of 113)

Based on 16,482 user benchmarks.  Model: G.SKILL F3-1600C9-8GXM 2x8GB

Average average bench

The G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB averaged 49.9% 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 75.3ns
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 17.9GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB is 34.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


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

Average Bench

(Based on 16,482 samples)
Min Avg Max
8.95 MC Read 17.7 22
9 MC Write 17.9 22.8
8.06 MC Mixed 15.9 19.7
49.1% 17.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.2 SC Read 13.4 17.7
7.4 SC Write 16.4 22.3
7.7 SC Mixed 15.4 20.3
43% 15.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
58.2 Latency 75.3 104
53.1% 75.3 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 @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 16.7
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 67.3
60% 67.3 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 15.7
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 15.4
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 85.2
47% 85.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 15.2
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 11.7
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 84.7
47% 84.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 11
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 9.5
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 11.4
SC Mixed 10.2
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,425,794 RAM Kits tested.

Typical RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB Builds (Compare 9,979 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $758

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