Asrock B450M Steel Legend

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics56.7% 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 Drive210% 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsrock B450M Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190731
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 06 '19 at 07:58
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$105
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
1-Core 123
2-Core 228
84% 176 Pts
4-Core 479
8-Core 756
79% 617 Pts
64-Core 996
67% 996 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$277
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Lighting 218
Reflection 203
Parallax 213
57% 211 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 208
Splatting 173
57% 176 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$60
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB73H1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 495 318 318 317 316 317 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
210% Outstanding
Read 1,933
Write 1,085
Mixed 793
SusWrite 347
229% 1,039 MB/s
4K Read 54.2
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 71.1
234% 80 MB/s
DQ Read 948
DQ Write 800
DQ Mixed 854
645% 867 MB/s
Poor: 119%
This bench: 210%
Great: 242%
Intel SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB
101GB free
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 263 262 262 263 264 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 383
Mixed 296
SusWrite 262
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 54.4
165% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 200
171% 253 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 101%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 41.3
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 33.9
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.2
SC Write 37.9
SC Mixed 27.4
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 75.8
53% 75.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
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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 6,471 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $94

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