Asrock B450M Steel Legend

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive190% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock B450M Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190822
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '19 at 20:23
Run Duration200 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$190
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
1-Core 131
2-Core 256
91% 193 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 857
86% 684 Pts
64-Core 1,059
71% 1,059 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 447
Reflection 372
Parallax 484
117% 434 fps
MRender 373
Gravity 367
Splatting 231
108% 324 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 108%
Great: 121%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 990 377 296 294 294 295 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
190% Outstanding
Read 1,428
Write 994
Mixed 1,075
SusWrite 424
218% 980 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 65.5
224% 82.7 MB/s
DQ Read 704
DQ Write 993
DQ Mixed 717
579% 805 MB/s
Poor: 120%
This bench: 190%
Great: 208%
Adata Ultimate SU800 1TB-$100
679GB free
Firmware: R0427ANR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 482 481 486 488 487 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 488
Mixed 421
SusWrite 484
108% 478 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 55.7
189% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 391
DQ Write 365
DQ Mixed 306
250% 354 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 126%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 206 211 208 199 205 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 52% Great: 110%
Memorex USB Flash Drive 32GB
29GB free, PID 7722
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.9 5.5 1.5 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
5.89% Terrible
Read 23.8
Write 1.2
Mixed 7.7
SusWrite 3.6
9% 9.07 MB/s
4K Read 7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
26% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.89%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 33.7
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 32.8
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 87.3
46% 87.3 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 108%
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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 6,426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $94

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $400
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