Average Bench: 45.4% (102nd of 115)

Based on 7,510 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair XMS3 CMX8GX3M2A1333C9 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB averaged 54.5% 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 80ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 16.4GB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB is 27.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 12.1GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 13.7GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,510 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.1 MC Read 16.4 19
6.8 MC Write 15.8 19.5
8.2 MC Mixed 14.6 17.1
44.6% 15.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.11 SC Read 12.1 15.5
5.9 SC Write 14 19.3
7.4 SC Mixed 13.7 17.7
37.9% 13.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
63.1 Latency 80 122
50% 80 ns
User Benchmarks BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 17.8
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 10.1
SC Mixed 9.8
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 78.2
51% 78.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 17
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 16.9
SC Mixed 15.9
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 16.1
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 14.8
SC Mixed 15.3
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 15.1
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 15.6
SC Mixed 14
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 15.1
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 15.9
SC Mixed 15
42% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 15.5
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 15.2
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 77.5
52% 77.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1066 MHz
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 13.2
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 13.1
37% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 11.9
MC Write 12
MC Mixed 10.6
33% 11.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 10.1
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 92.9
43% 92.9 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 7
MC Mixed 13.3
33% 11.5 GB/s
SC Read 6.8
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 10
22% 7.73 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 66,622,955 RAM Kits tested

Typical XMS3 DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB Builds (Compare 23,944 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $325

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