Asrock B450 Steel Legend

Performance Results

Gaming 46%
Desktop 72%
Workstation 59%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 73.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics43.6% 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 Drive85.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock B450 Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '19 at 01:19
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$137
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
73.7% Very good
1-Core 114
2-Core 211
78% 163 Pts
4-Core 397
8-Core 676
68% 537 Pts
64-Core 873
59% 873 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$185
CLim: 1580 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Relative performance (0th percentile)
43.6% Average
Lighting 185
Reflection 200
Parallax 200
48% 195 fps
MRender 0.1
Gravity 193
Splatting 148
44% 114 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$64
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 331 371 408 438 350 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 343
Write 322
Mixed 315
SusWrite 371
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 52.3
4K Mixed 33.2
109% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 174
176% 286 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 500GB (2016)-$24
315GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 174 182 184 182 180 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 148
Write 168
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 178
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z2933C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 30.3
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 24.9
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 80.6
50% 80.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.7%
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 B450 Steel Legend Builds (Compare 2,823 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 57%
Desktop 74%
Workstation 63%

Motherboard: Asrock B450 Steel Legend

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $376
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