Average Bench: 67.4% (84th of 113)

Based on 1,325 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Dominator CMD16GX3M4A1866C9 4x4GB

Above average average bench

The Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB averaged 32.5% 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 25GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 24.9GB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB is 60.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 16.3GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 17.3GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,325 samples)
Min Avg Max
15.8 MC Read 25 42.7
15 MC Write 24.9 42.4
14.4 MC Mixed 22.5 39.7
69% 24.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
9.66 SC Read 16.3 21
9.1 SC Write 17.4 23.9
11 SC Mixed 17.3 23.5
48.5% 17 GB/s
Min Avg Max
49.4 Latency 63.1 81.3
63.4% 63.1 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 35.7
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 30.9
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 11.5
37% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 74.7
54% 74.7 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.7
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 15.4
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 81.1
49% 81.1 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 17.8
54% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 13.3
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.7
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 17.6
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16.1
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 75.1
53% 75.1 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.2
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 16.9
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 73.7
54% 73.7 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 15.1
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 16.9
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 75
53% 75 ns
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 15.1
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
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Typical Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB Builds (Compare 4,717 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $897

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