Asrock B450M Steel Legend

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 81%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics15.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive125% 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191127
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 14 '20 at 04:00
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$225
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
81% Excellent
Memory 71.1
1-Core 140
2-Core 273
89% 161 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 828
83% 658 Pts
64-Core 1,112
75% 1,112 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 81%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
Asus(1043 86DC) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
15.2% Very poor
Lighting 58.8
Reflection 40.2
Parallax 58.9
15% 52.6 fps
MRender 34.4
Gravity 57.4
Splatting 46.7
15% 46.2 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 15.2%
Great: 16%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$115
897GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 466 466 437 412 424 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 458
Mixed 437
SusWrite 443
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 60
196% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 306
245% 345 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 125%
Great: 125%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 3.0 32GB
4GB free, PID 5597
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 15 14 13 14 14 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
27.2% Poor
Read 115
Write 29.8
Mixed 22.8
SusWrite 13.8
46% 45.3 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 2.7
182% 3.53 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 27%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
68.6% Good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 26.5
70% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 25.3
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 98.8
40% 98.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 107%
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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 13,381 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $573
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