Average Bench: 64.5% (87th of 115)

Based on 1,972 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance CMZ16GX3M4X1866C9 4x4GB

Above average average bench

The Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB averaged 35.5% 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 Read Bench 24.3GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 23.9GB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB is 64.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 15.1GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 15.6GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,972 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.8 MC Read 24.3 42.9
13.3 MC Write 23.9 42.7
13.6 MC Mixed 21.9 39.2
66.8% 23.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
8.6 SC Read 15.1 20.4
8.2 SC Write 15.6 23.7
10.4 SC Mixed 15.8 22.9
44.3% 15.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
52.5 Latency 69.1 91.5
57.8% 69.1 ns
User Benchmarks BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 35.6
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 12.7
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 23.1
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 20.2
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 21.8
69% 24 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 22.2
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 55.9
72% 55.9 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1800 MHz
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 21.5
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 21.9
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1800 MHz
MC Read 24
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 20.7
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 21.9
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 21.3
65% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 21.1
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 14.5
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 14.9
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 14.8
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 12
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 91.8
44% 91.8 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 14.5
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 10.9
SC Mixed 14.8
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
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Typical Vengeance DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB Builds (Compare 1,732 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $335

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $817

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