Average Bench: 58.9% (79th of 105)

Based on 674 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance CMZ16GX3M4X1600C9 4x4GB

Average average bench

The Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB averaged 41.1% 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 Write Bench 21.7GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 21.6GB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB is 47.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 14.1GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 15.4GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 674 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.1 MC Read 21.6 35.8
13.8 MC Write 21.7 35.3
13.4 MC Mixed 19.5 32.9
59.8% 20.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
8.3 SC Read 14.1 17.8
8.02 SC Write 15.7 21.6
10.1 SC Mixed 15.4 20.3
43.1% 15.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
54.2 Latency 67.7 82.4
59.1% 67.7 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 31.5
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 13.2
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 34.9
MC Mixed 31.7
94% 32.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 13.1
42% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 20.2
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 18.8
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 19.5
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 16.7
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 16.9
MC Mixed 14.9
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 15.9
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 89.1
45% 89.1 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 14.3
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 15.7
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
MC Read 17
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 14.6
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 10.6
25% 8.9 GB/s
Latency 79.5
50% 79.5 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,500,083 RAM Kits tested.

Typical Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB Builds (Compare 3,168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $352

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,516

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