Average Bench: 50.3% (95th of 113)

Based on 3,192 user benchmarks.  Model: Unknown DDR3 1600 2x4GB

Average average bench

The Unknown DDR3 1600 2x4GB averaged 49.6% 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 74.1ns
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 18.3GB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Unknown DDR3 1600 2x4GB is 27.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Unknown DDR3 1600 2x4GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13.1GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 14.8GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,192 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.8 MC Read 18 21.6
11.1 MC Write 18.3 22.2
9.37 MC Mixed 15.7 18.4
49.5% 17.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.3 SC Read 13.1 16.6
8.6 SC Write 16.3 20.9
8.2 SC Mixed 14.8 18.8
42% 14.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
58.5 Latency 74.1 112
54% 74.1 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 16.2
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 17.2
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 16.9
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15.3
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 15.5
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 15.4
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 15.5
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 15.1
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 14.9
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 15
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 13.3
44% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 14.2
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1067 MHz
MC Read 14.9
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 12.9
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 13.2
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 86.8
46% 86.8 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,431,977 RAM Kits tested.

Typical DDR3 1600 2x4GB Builds (Compare 289 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI Z97-S02 (MS-7821)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $625

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