Average Bench: 66.3% (80th of 108)

Based on 2,373 user benchmarks.  Model: G.SKILL F3-2400C11-8GAB 2x8GB

Above average average bench

The G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB averaged 33.7% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 24.3GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 24.3GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB is 51.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 16.4GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 19GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,373 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.1 MC Read 24.3 32.2
9.89 MC Write 24.3 33.7
12 MC Mixed 20.8 28
66.2% 23.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
8.6 SC Read 16.4 22
8.07 SC Write 19 25.7
9.47 SC Mixed 19.9 26.7
52.7% 18.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
46.7 Latency 59.3 81.1
67.4% 59.3 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 @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 26.6
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 26.8
71% 25 GB/s
Latency 46.8
85% 46.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 26
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 26.7
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 47.6
84% 47.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 23.7
81% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 26.8
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 46.9
85% 46.9 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 31
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 21.2
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 25
66% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 16.6
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 9.2
SC Mixed 13.5
33% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.7
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 16.1
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 13
MC Write 7.2
MC Mixed 12.7
31% 11 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 6.3
SC Mixed 8.5
20% 6.9 GB/s
Latency 131
31% 131 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,891,592 RAM Kits tested.

Typical Ares DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB Builds (Compare 20,192 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $993

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