Average Bench: 56.1% (83rd of 108)

Based on 1,792 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Dominator CMD16GX3M2A1866C9 2x8GB

Average average bench

The Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB averaged 43.8% 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. Physical RAM Latency 65.9ns
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 20.1GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB is 32.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 14.6GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 16.8GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,792 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.2 MC Read 20 25.7
13.4 MC Write 20.1 26.1
13.5 MC Mixed 17.9 22.7
55.3% 19.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
8.3 SC Read 14.6 19.7
8 SC Write 17.7 24.6
9.8 SC Mixed 16.8 22.7
46.8% 16.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
51.7 Latency 65.9 83.9
60.7% 65.9 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 @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 24.5
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 21.6
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 21.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1800 MHz
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 20.8
65% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 20
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 50.4
79% 50.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.9
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 17.4
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,245,785 RAM Kits tested.

Typical Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB Builds (Compare 15,083 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop 50%
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 32% - Below average Total price: $768

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