Asrock B450M Steel Legend

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 78.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive149% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock B450M Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190509
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 11:01
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$133
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
78.2% Very good
1-Core 111
2-Core 225
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 731
74% 586 Pts
64-Core 934
63% 934 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
Zotac(19DA 1445) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Lighting 302
Reflection 293
Parallax 300
78% 298 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 288
Splatting 229
77% 241 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB (2017)-$190
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: B35500WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 379 381 382 381 382 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
149% Outstanding
Read 1,165
Write 499
Mixed 471
SusWrite 388
139% 631 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 54.9
172% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 610
DQ Write 482
DQ Mixed 485
380% 526 MB/s
Poor: 97%
This bench: 149%
Great: 155%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
112GB free
Firmware: 3202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 301 301 302 301 303 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 364
Write 365
Mixed 335
SusWrite 311
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 32.4
105% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 152
112% 148 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 73%
Great: 124%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 3.0 250GB
75GB free, PID 5597
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 31 25 26 28 29 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
34% Below average
Read 138
Write 57.6
Mixed 54.1
SusWrite 31.9
80% 70.3 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 2.7
176% 3.27 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 34%
Great: 33%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB
11GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.1 8.4 8.5 9.5 8.6 9.5 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
16.8% Very poor
Read 36.9
Write 5.8
Mixed 6.8
SusWrite 8.4
14% 14.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 3.7
238% 3.67 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 16.8%
Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown D4H16GL24A8 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 28.4
88% 31 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 27.8
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 84.2
48% 84.2 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M Steel Legend Builds (Compare 2,303 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $498
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HDDRAMUSB
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