Asrock B450M Steel Legend

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics53.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive197% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock B450M Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 19 '19 at 19:32
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 1700-$180
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
65.6% Good
1-Core 94.6
2-Core 188
66% 141 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 730
68% 550 Pts
64-Core 1,048
70% 1,048 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
HP(103C 82FC) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
53.4% Above average
Lighting 206
Reflection 176
Parallax 209
53% 197 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 196
Splatting 156
53% 167 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX920 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$85
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1158 1177 1097 1081 456 491 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
197% Outstanding
Read 1887
Write 1,137
Mixed 1,037
SusWrite 910
277% 1,243 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 63.4
197% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 47.7
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 60.3
51% 72.3 MB/s
Poor: 196%
This bench: 197%
Great: 315%
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$98
714GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 849 824 805 784 770 896 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Read 1,134
Write 723
Mixed 779
SusWrite 821
193% 864 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 54.7
183% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 43.1
DQ Write 86
DQ Mixed 53.6
44% 60.9 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 155%
Great: 268%
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$98
907GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 291 288 280 274 320 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 354
Write 289
Mixed 308
SusWrite 293
70% 311 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 49.4
165% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 42
DQ Write 71.2
DQ Mixed 47.9
39% 53.7 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 268%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
85.2% Excellent
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 28.3
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 25.3
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B450M Steel Legend Builds (Compare 4,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $420
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