Asrock B450 Steel Legend

Performance Results

Gaming 26%
Desktop 79%
Workstation 25%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics30.9% 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 Drive117% 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.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsrock B450 Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190911
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 19 '21 at 21:18
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Memory 73.7
1-Core 108
2-Core 216
75% 133 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 686
69% 547 Pts
64-Core 932
62% 932 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-Ti-$362
Asus(1043 8420) 2GB
CLim: 1346 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
30.9% Below average
Lighting 34.4
Reflection 31.2
Parallax 46.6
28% 37.4 fps
MRender 39.4
Gravity 43.6
Splatting 34.6
35% 39.2 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 30.9%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Gigabyte GP-GSM2NE3256GNTD 256GB
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 260 261 116 256 188 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 1,055
Write 248
Mixed 329
SusWrite 209
100% 460 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 35.4
152% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 493
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 330
258% 361 MB/s
Poor: 97%
This bench: 117%
Great: 221%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$29
848GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 182 178 181 183 184 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 146
Mixed 82.1
SusWrite 182
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
41.5% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 12.9
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 13.4
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 93.2
43% 93.2 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450 Steel Legend Builds (Compare 13,843 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 64%
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 60%

Motherboard: Asrock B450 Steel Legend

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $606
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