Asrock B450M Steel Legend

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 83.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive321% 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)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191127
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 24 '20 at 17:29
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Memory 68.6
1-Core 136
2-Core 270
86% 158 Pts
4-Core 527
8-Core 817
86% 672 Pts
64-Core 1068
72% 1068 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$230
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (59th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
70.4% Very good
Lighting 285
Reflection 221
Parallax 280
75% 262 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 236
Splatting 169
70% 219 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$89
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 716 1733 820 825 832 828 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
321% Outstanding
Read 2,667
Write 2,486
Mixed 1,866
SusWrite 959
446% 1,994 MB/s
4K Read 70.4
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 91.7
322% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,345
DQ Write 1198
DQ Mixed 1,252
944% 1,265 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 321%
Great: 335%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$37
159GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 354 355 362 360 360 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 496
Write 357
Mixed 237
SusWrite 358
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 15.5
114% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 86.7
111% 195 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 87%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$47
257GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 48 50 59 51 48 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
30.3% Below average
Read 54.2
Write 61.1
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 51
43% 57.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
117% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 30.3%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
68.2% Good
MC Read 29
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 26.5
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 25.3
60% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B450M Steel Legend Builds (Compare 12,145 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $579
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