Asrock B550M Steel Legend

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics22.7% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock B550M Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200515
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateNov 23 '20 at 19:18
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Memory 84.2
1-Core 130
2-Core 265
90% 160 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 806
82% 646 Pts
64-Core 1,076
72% 1,076 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX 560-B
XFX(1682 956D) 2GB
CLim: 1196 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.11.3
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
22.7% Poor
Lighting 27.9
Reflection 31
Parallax 39.3
23% 32.7 fps
MRender 28.8
Gravity 28.1
Splatting 32.1
23% 29.6 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 22.7%
Great: 23%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$54
359GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 474 475 478 411 412 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 474
Mixed 452
SusWrite 454
107% 474 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 57.8
193% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 297
244% 349 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 125%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
931GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 181 182 181 182 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 175
Mixed 113
SusWrite 181
122% 166 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.2
249% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
92% Outstanding
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 36.6
93% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 27.2
SC Write 26.8
SC Mixed 36
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 92%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B550M Steel Legend Builds (Compare 1,619 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asrock B550M Steel Legend

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $845
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HDDRAMUSB
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