Asrock B550 Steel Legend

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 86.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics55.2% 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)
Boot Drive303% 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 B550 Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200813
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJan 15 '21 at 23:24
Run Duration237 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Memory 71.7
1-Core 140
2-Core 277
89% 163 Pts
4-Core 547
8-Core 877
91% 712 Pts
64-Core 1,335
90% 1,335 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-Ti-$410
EVGA(3842 2883) 3GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (54th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
55.2% Above average
Lighting 62.4
Reflection 72.7
Parallax 86.4
50% 73.8 fps
MRender 81.1
Gravity 74.4
Splatting 61.1
61% 72.2 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 62%
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.6% Above average
Lighting 63.4
Reflection 71.9
Parallax 64
51% 66.4 fps
MRender 69.5
Gravity 63.5
Splatting 56.3
52% 63.1 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$76
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1716 956 613 614 614 614 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
303% Outstanding
Read 2,556
Write 2,385
Mixed 1748
SusWrite 854
422% 1,886 MB/s
4K Read 66.9
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 91.2
308% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,266
DQ Write 1,123
DQ Mixed 1,198
898% 1,196 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 303%
Great: 318%
Samsung 840 Evo 750GB-$310
699GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 494 478 413 413 413 414 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 486
Mixed 410
SusWrite 437
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 58.1
199% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 252
222% 331 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 125%
Great: 126%
Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB
45GB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 97 91 86 83 88 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
45.8% Average
Read 68
Write 120
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 91.3
64% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.2
101% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 70%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$90
10GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 15 13 14 16 14 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 56% Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 163 163 162 163 163 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 157
Write 159
Mixed 113
SusWrite 162
109% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
67.7% Good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 26.2
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 25
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 97.6
41% 97.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B550 Steel Legend Builds (Compare 2,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 121%
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Motherboard: Asrock B550 Steel Legend

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,007
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