Average Bench: 51.3% (94th of 113)

Based on 1,903 user benchmarks.  Model: G.SKILL F3-1600C10-8GAO 2x8GB

Average average bench

The G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB averaged 48.7% 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 72ns
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 18.5GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB is 31.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13.6GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 15.8GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,903 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.98 MC Read 18.2 22.2
10.5 MC Write 18.5 22.8
8.99 MC Mixed 16.1 19.5
50.3% 17.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.89 SC Read 13.6 17.3
8.5 SC Write 16.8 22.1
8.9 SC Mixed 15.8 20.4
44% 15.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
58.7 Latency 72 87.6
55.6% 72 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 @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 18.9
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 19.5
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 18
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 18.2
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,918,970 RAM Kits tested.

Typical Ares DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB Builds (Compare 4,341 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $892

Popular Ares DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB compatible motherboards:

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