Average Bench: 51.3% (94th of 113)

Based on 3,310 user benchmarks.  Model: G.SKILL F3-1600C9-8GAR 2x8GB

Average average bench

The G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB averaged 48.7% 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. Physical RAM Latency 73.9ns
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 18.5GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB is 32.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13.7GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 16GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,310 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.1 MC Read 18.1 22.1
9.47 MC Write 18.5 23
8.6 MC Mixed 16.2 19.8
50.3% 17.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
8.2 SC Read 13.7 17.7
8.3 SC Write 17.1 23.1
8.77 SC Mixed 16 20.3
44.5% 15.6 GB/s
Min Avg Max
58.6 Latency 73.9 97.2
54.1% 73.9 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 24.4
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 21.5
68% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 23.2
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 95.3
42% 95.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 20.2
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 19.4
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19.3
60% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 19.7
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.6
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 18.5
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.2
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 18.6
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 18.2
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 69.1
58% 69.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 16.7
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 16.3
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.5
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 13.6
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 94.4
42% 94.4 ns
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Typical Ares DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB Builds (Compare 5,230 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $948

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