Asrock B450M Steel Legend

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 90.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics58.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive272% 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.
MotherboardAsrock B450M Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190822
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateDec 01 '19 at 00:40
Run Duration224 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 (77th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 260
92% 196 Pts
4-Core 513
8-Core 842
86% 678 Pts
64-Core 1,063
71% 1,063 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
Nvidia(10DE 12D9) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
58.3% Above average
Lighting 223
Reflection 199
Parallax 211
58% 211 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 212
Splatting 168
59% 180 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$70
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 607 429 425 428 427 424 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
272% Outstanding
Read 2,592
Write 2,243
Mixed 1,537
SusWrite 457
380% 1,707 MB/s
4K Read 63
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 87.7
304% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,000
DQ Write 1074
DQ Mixed 1,137
828% 1,070 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 272%
Great: 289%
WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB
199GB free
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 28 158 157 159 157 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
54.3% Above average
Read 457
Write 352
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 159
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 38
4K Mixed 18.1
71% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 88.6
DQ Mixed 25.9
40% 77.2 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 55%
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
222GB free
Firmware: SBFK71B1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 55 51 52 52 52 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 448
Write 380
Mixed 328
SusWrite 81.8
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 31
142% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 171
158% 240 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
920GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 196 199 200 200 201 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 126
Mixed 78.7
SusWrite 196
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 112%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 20.6
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 21.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 62.3%
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 6,403 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 55%
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Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $94

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $405
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