Average Bench: 62.8% (86th of 113)

Based on 3,461 user benchmarks.  Model: G.SKILL F3-2400C11-8GAB 2x8GB

Above average average bench

The G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB averaged 37.2% 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.


Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 23.1GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 22.9GB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB is 54.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 15.6GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 18.3GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,461 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.1 MC Read 23.1 32.5
8.58 MC Write 22.9 33.4
10.9 MC Mixed 19.9 27.9
62.8% 22 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.42 SC Read 15.6 22.1
7.86 SC Write 18.3 24.3
8.76 SC Mixed 18.6 26.8
50% 17.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
47.4 Latency 65 102
61.5% 65 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 31.2
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 26.8
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 24
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 49.5
81% 49.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 16.9
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 17.2
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 12.3
SC Mixed 10.7
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 80.6
50% 80.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 6.3
MC Mixed 11.1
31% 11 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 9.3
24% 8.23 GB/s
Latency 135
30% 135 ns
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Typical Ares DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB Builds (Compare 5,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 47%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $828

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