Average Bench: 138% (1st of 113)

Based on 75 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CMW256GX4M8E3200C16 8x31.9GB

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair CMW256GX4M8E3200C16 8x31.9GB averaged 37.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair CMW256GX4M8E3200C16 8x31.9GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 16 Core Mixed IO Bench 57.2GB/s
Avg. 16 Core Write Bench 55.6GB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair CMW256GX4M8E3200C16 8x31.9GB is 90.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Corsair CMW256GX4M8E3200C16 8x31.9GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 111ns
Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 16.1GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 75 samples)
Min Avg Max
29 MC Read 53.7 73.9
35.8 MC Write 55.6 73.3
30.6 MC Mixed 57.2 78.1
159% 55.5 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.08 SC Read 16.1 22.8
17.7 SC Write 20.9 24.2
9.2 SC Mixed 26.7 38.6
60.7% 21.2 GB/s
Min Avg Max
90.5 Latency 111 131
36% 111 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
8 of 8 slots used
255GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 102
MC Write 70.9
MC Mixed 116
276% 96.6 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 38.2
80% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 96.9
41% 96.9 ns
8 of 8 slots used
255GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
MC Read 63.4
MC Write 47.8
MC Mixed 69.5
172% 60.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 38.1
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 100
40% 100 ns
8 of 8 slots used
255GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
MC Read 60.4
MC Write 44.9
MC Mixed 65.8
163% 57 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 34.9
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
8 of 8 slots used
255GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 46.6
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 53.7
130% 45.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 29.5
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 127
32% 127 ns
8 of 8 slots used
255GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
MC Read 45
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 49.3
127% 44.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 29.4
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 125
32% 125 ns
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Typical CMW256GX4M8E3200C16 8x31.9GB Builds (Compare 408 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 254%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-TRX40 AORUS XTREME

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $3,476

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