Asrock B450M Steel Legend

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 82.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.2% 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)
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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190718
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '20 at 20:10
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-$135
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
82.9% Excellent
1-Core 119
2-Core 235
83% 177 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 784
80% 628 Pts
64-Core 984
66% 984 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$120
CLim: 1320 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.1.1
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Lighting 197
Reflection 174
Parallax 291
52% 221 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 190
Splatting 127
52% 152 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX920 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$47
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,154
Write 1080
Mixed 1,052
314% 1,428 MB/s
4K Read 63.2
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 82.1
274% 94.6 MB/s
DQ Read 824
DQ Write 843
DQ Mixed 631
530% 766 MB/s
Poor: 172% Great: 260%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$69
45GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 79 89 91 91 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 254
Write 121
Mixed 175
SusWrite 88
35% 159 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 36.7
140% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 85.9
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 96.1
75% 101 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 2666 2OZ DDR4 2666 2OZ F4-2133C15-4GNT F4-2133C15-4GNT 16GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
85.1% Excellent
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 27.8
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 32.4
SC Mixed 26.7
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 80
50% 80 ns
Poor: 78%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 85%
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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 7,518 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $408
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