Average Bench: 84.7% (36th of 113)

Based on 875 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX2666C16D4/4G 2x4GB

Very good average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C16 2x4GB averaged just 15.3% 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 32.5GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 31.4GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C16 2x4GB is 43.2%. 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 76.3ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 20GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 875 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.9 MC Read 32.5 38.5
19 MC Write 31.4 36.5
18 MC Mixed 27.5 32.9
87.1% 30.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
13.6 SC Read 20 24.8
17.5 SC Write 30.4 37.5
16.3 SC Mixed 24.6 29.2
71.5% 25 GB/s
Min Avg Max
56.7 Latency 76.3 102
52.4% 76.3 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 @ 3000 MHz
MC Read 42.3
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 33.5
109% 38.3 GB/s
SC Read 25.5
SC Write 39.9
SC Mixed 29.7
91% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 74
54% 74 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 28.5
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 25.1
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 91.9
44% 91.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 25.4
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 26.5
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 28.7
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 25.1
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 83.6
48% 83.6 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 23.9
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 32.5
SC Mixed 24.9
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 28.4
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 23.3
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 86.6
46% 86.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 21.9
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 20.9
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,161,885 RAM Kits tested.

Typical HyperX DDR4 2666 C16 2x4GB Builds (Compare 2,189 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus TUF B360M-PLUS GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $357

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