Average Bench: 83.3% (45th of 113)

Based on 1,706 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX2666C16D4/4G 2x4GB

Very good average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C16 2x4GB averaged just 16.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C16 2x4GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 31.9GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 30.7GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C16 2x4GB is 41.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C16 2x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 79.6ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 19.9GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,706 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.8 MC Read 31.9 38.5
19.6 MC Write 30.7 36.6
19.3 MC Mixed 27.3 33.2
85.6% 30 GB/s
Min Avg Max
13 SC Read 19.9 24.5
16.4 SC Write 30 37.5
15.7 SC Mixed 24.4 29.7
70.8% 24.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
57.5 Latency 79.6 106
50.3% 79.6 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 DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 31.8
94% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 36.2
SC Mixed 26.4
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 97
41% 97 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 31.8
94% 32.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 25.4
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 86.3
46% 86.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 35.1
MC Mixed 24.4
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 37.8
SC Mixed 28.1
80% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 23.7
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 27.1
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 33
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 30.8
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 23
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 86.6
46% 86.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 33.6
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 24.3
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 32.9
SC Mixed 27.8
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 55.6
72% 55.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 24.4
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 23.4
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 23.7
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 23.2
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 30.4
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 29.5
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 83.1
48% 83.1 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR4 2666 C16 2x4GB Builds (Compare 17,267 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $369

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