Average Bench: 52.7% (86th of 108)

Based on 610 user benchmarks.  Model: Unknown DDR3-1600 CL11 8GB 2x8GB

Average average bench

The Unknown DDR3-1600 CL11 8GB 2x8GB averaged 47.3% 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 71.2ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 19.5GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Unknown DDR3-1600 CL11 8GB 2x8GB is 31.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Unknown DDR3-1600 CL11 8GB 2x8GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13.4GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Write Bench 16GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 610 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.4 MC Read 19.5 22.5
9.25 MC Write 18.8 23.1
8.9 MC Mixed 16.5 19.3
52.2% 18.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.8 SC Read 13.4 17.1
6.62 SC Write 16 22.8
8.4 SC Mixed 16 21
43.2% 15.1 GB/s
Min Avg Max
61.1 Latency 71.2 88.6
56.2% 71.2 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 2133 MHz
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 22.6
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 47.6
84% 47.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 20.8
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 22.8
SC Mixed 22.9
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 16.8
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 19.4
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,996,015 RAM Kits tested.

Typical DDR3-1600 CL11 8GB 2x8GB Builds (Compare 25,395 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 47%
Desktop 50%
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $434

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