Average Bench: 52.8% (91st of 113)

Based on 289 user benchmarks.  Model: Kingston KHX3466C16D4/16GX 1x16GB

Average average bench

The Kingston HyperX DDR4 3466 C16 1x16GB averaged 47.2% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 19.3GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 19GB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston HyperX DDR4 3466 C16 1x16GB is 27.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston HyperX DDR4 3466 C16 1x16GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 16.3GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 16.8GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 289 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.2 MC Read 19.3 25
12.9 MC Write 17.8 22.7
11.8 MC Mixed 16.3 22.5
50.8% 17.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
11 SC Read 16.8 23.7
12.5 SC Write 19 25
11.9 SC Mixed 17.8 23.9
51% 17.8 GB/s
Min Avg Max
51.2 Latency 75.1 101
53.2% 75.1 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3466 MHz
MC Read 23
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 21.6
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 24.2
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 88.1
45% 88.1 ns
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3466 MHz
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 20.2
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 23.1
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 78.2
51% 78.2 ns
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3466 MHz
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 19
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 21.7
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 80.2
50% 80.2 ns
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3100 MHz
MC Read 21
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 16
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 18.8
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3467 MHz
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 15.2
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 19.5
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 13.6
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 16.8
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 87.4
46% 87.4 ns
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 13
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 14
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 13.8
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 16.2
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 82.9
48% 82.9 ns
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
MC Read 15.6
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 13.3
40% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 15.6
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 87.7
46% 87.7 ns
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Typical HyperX DDR4 3466 C16 1x16GB Builds (Compare 18,809 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-P - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,027

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