Average Bench: 53.9% (92nd of 115)

Based on 16,567 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance CMZ8GX3M1A1600C10 2x8GB

Average average bench

The Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB averaged 46.1% 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. 16 Core Read Bench 19.6GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 19.3GB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB is 29.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 14.3GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 16.5GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,567 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.9 MC Read 19.6 22.2
10 MC Write 19.3 23
9.28 MC Mixed 17.2 19.7
53.4% 18.7 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.98 SC Read 14.3 18.2
7.36 SC Write 16.5 22.7
9.28 SC Mixed 16.5 20.7
45.1% 15.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
59.6 Latency 75.4 101
53% 75.4 ns
User Benchmarks BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 20.6
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 19.8
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 72.1
55% 72.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 18
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 19.6
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 17.9
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 17.2
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 17.9
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 18.1
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 17.9
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 18.1
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 77.8
51% 77.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 17.8
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 15.3
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 17.5
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 15.6
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1373 MHz
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 15.7
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 16.7
48% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 86.2
46% 86.2 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.1
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 10.8
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 89.4
45% 89.4 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 67,255,470 RAM Kits tested

Typical Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB Builds (Compare 24,422 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

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

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